The standard call for proposals is now open and the deadline is Sunday 1st October 2017.
Applications for Standard Access can be made online via the User Administration System (UAS).
Guidelines for the application process can be found here.
Instrument time will be granted on the E01 - JEM ARM 200CF and the E02 - JEM ARM 300CF electron microscopes for AP23, from April to September 2018.
Please refer to the expected capabilities of the microscopes here before submitting the proposal.
Scientists can apply for beamtime slots whenever calls for proposals are issued; this takes place twice a year with deadlines of 1 April and 1 October. Call deadlines are displayed on this page and the User Office will announce a call by sending emails to all registered users. Calls are normally opened six weeks prior to the deadline.
Applications for Standard Access and Programme Access are made online via the User Administration System(UAS).
All successful proposals are awarded time based on scientific excellence and are subject to standard Diamond terms and conditions, notably that the work must be published. The facility is free at the point of access.
Covered for UK users (normally 1-2 people per visit). Accommodation at on site guest house or nearby.
Users publishing work containing data from the electron Physical Science Imaging Centre (ePSIC) at Diamond Light Source should ensure they:
For full details, please refer to the guidelines.
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