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 Overview   Instruments   Proposals  

Latest Proposal Schedule

Mode of Access Run Cycle Proposal Call Status Submission Deadline Cycle Begins Cycle Ends
Scientific Campaigns LCLS 18 Proposals under review September 17, 2019 Mar 2020 Dec 2020
Regular Proposals LCLS 18 Proposals under review September 17, 2019 Mar 2020 Dec 2020
Protein Crystal Screening (CXI, MFX) LCLS 18 Proposals under review October 1, 2019 Mar 2020 Dec 2020
MeV-UED Regular Proposals MeV-UED 2 Proposals under review

October 10, 2019

Apr 2020 Aug 2020

  Proposals are submitted through the User Portal.

 

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