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.

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Latest Proposal Schedule

Mode of Access Run Cycle Proposal Call Status Deadline Cycle Begins Cycle Ends
Regular User Proposal LCLS 21 Experiments scheduled   Oct 2022 Jun 2023
Protein Crystal Screening (PCS) LCLS 21   Submit proposals via the User Portal 04 Oct 2022 Oct 2022 Jun 2023
MeV-UED Regular User Proposal UED 4 Experiments scheduled   Oct 2022 Jun 2023
Scientific Campaign Ongoing Experiments scheduled   Jan 2022 Jun 2022
Rapid Access (CXI, MFX) Ongoing   Contact for details

Proposals are submitted through the User Portal.

  Calls For Proposals are posted on the LCLS Annoucements, and e-mailed to the LCLS User Organization e-mail list (subscribe to lclsuo).