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

Run Cycle Proposal Type Proposal Deadline Cycle Begins Cycle Ends
17 Regular - AMO, CXI, MEC, MFX, SXR, XCS, XPP Feb 08, 2018
4 pm PST
Sep 2018 Dec 2018
17 Data Set Collection (DSC) - CXI, MFX Mar 02, 2018
4 pm PST
Sep 2018 Dec 2018

  LCLS proposals are submitted through the User Portal.