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
16 Regular - AMO, CXI, MEC, MFX, SXR, XCS, XPP May 04, 2017 4 pm Pacific Nov 2017 Jun 2018
16 Protein Crystal Screening (PCS) - CXI, MFX Jun 26, 2017 4 pm Pacific Nov 2017 Jun 2018

  LCLS proposals are submitted through the User Portal.