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||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.
LCLS Science News
First LCLS-II Cold Box Installed at SLAC