World's First Hard X-ray Free-electron Laser
The Linac Coherent Light Source at SLAC takes X-ray snapshots of atoms and molecules at work, revealing fundamental processes in materials, technology and living things. LCLS is an Office of Science User Facility operated for the U.S. Department of Energy by Stanford University.
LCLS Announcements & Updates
Latest Proposal Schedule
|Mode of Access||Run Cycle||Proposal Call Status||Deadline||Cycle Begins||Cycle Ends|
|Coronavirus Research||LCLS 18||
Accepting Submissions of Interest
Accepting Proposal Submissions
|Aug 2020||Apr 2021|
|Scientific Campaigns||LCLS 19||Accepting Letters of Interest||September 3, 2020||Apr 2021||Oct 2021|
Proposals are submitted through the User Portal.
LCLS Science News
First LCLS-II Cold Box Installed at SLAC