To be able to use your beamtime, a few things need to be done beforehands. Please find a complete check-list below or here as a download.
UAS (User Admininstration System)
Samples and experiment
Time Line for MX Experiments at Diamond Light Source
|3-6 months before||PI||Registers samples as part of beamtime application.||http://usernet.diamond.ac.uk|
|> 2weeks before||PI|| |
Registers users and any extra samples
cancel shift if you can’t use it.
email firstname.lastname@example.org for cancellation
|> 1 week before||Users||Check necessary requirements all in place to conduct experiment and test connection to nx.diamond.ac.uk.||http://diamond.ac.uk/mx-home/Common/Common-Manual/Remote-Access.html|
|> 4 days before||Users||Prepare shipping dewar including shipping information in ISPyB and prints labels. Use matched number Unipuck bases and lids.|
|> 3 working days before||Users||Ship ISPyB labelled dewars to Diamond including return label with shipment.||http://ispyb.diamond.ac.uk and http://diamond.ac.uk/mx-home/Common/Common-Manual/Shipping-Samples.html|
|> 1 day before||Users||Should have received notification of arrival of dewar at Diamond. If no notification check dewar tracking with courier and ISPyB.||http://ispyb.diamond.ac.uk|
|> 1 day before||Users||Upload samples in ISPyB.|| |
> 1 day before
|Users||Browse MX website and check the beamline page. If any questions call or e-mail your local contact (LC).|
|> 1 hour before||Users||Login using No Machine (NX).||http://diamond.ac.uk/mx-home/Common/Common-Manual/Remote-Access.html|
|< 2 - 0 hours||LC/EHC||Will contact user to inform beamline available.||GDA messenger/ Email to user|
|0 - 8 hours||Users|| |
If you finish early, call LC/EHC.
01235 77878701235 778787 (EHC) or contact number LC provided you with
|8 hours||Users||Complete experiments, unload last sample and make hutch safe.|
|> 8 hours||Users/LC/EHC||Remove samples and put in storage dewar and attach included return label for return shipment.|
|Prior to and up to 1 day after||Users||Request dewar back.||http://diamond.ac.uk/mx-home/Common/Common-Manual/Shipping-Samples.html|
|> 1 day||Diamond Stores||Dewar collected by your shipping company.|
|> 1 day||Users||Complete feedback form sent by the User office.||http://usernet.diamond.ac.uk|
|> 2 days||Users||Dewar received - claim shipping costs from Diamond.||https://userclaims.diamond.ac.uk|
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