User Guide & Resources

User Resources

Important Announcements  

*IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING ACCESS TO SLAC

To gain access to SLAC, all users must be registered on the LCLS/SSRL user portal and be listed on a scheduled experiment (this will alert Security and the VUE Center). Please coordinate other meetings or visits with your LCLS Instrument staff or contact the URA office for assistance.

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.

 

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

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Quick Start Guide for New LCLS Users

1. Become a User at LCLS

2. Before Arriving at SLAC

3. Working at LCLS

4. After Beam Time