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
1 MeV-UED Regular - Solid State (Materials) and Warm Dense Matter (Single Shot) Mar 12, 2019
4 pm PST
Jun 2019 Dec 2019

  LCLS and MeV-UED proposals are submitted through the User Portal.


Please see new requirements for Foreign Nationals (non-U.S. Citizens)
since 1 February, 2019