Diamond is free for researchers who are prepared to publish in the public domain. Proprietary research is available through the Industrial Liaison Office.
Call Deadline Date
Period for Beamtime
|-||Rapid Access for access to selected beamlines||Immediate Access||Open|
|1 October 2014||Direct Access||1 April 2015 to 30 September 2015||To be announced in August 2014|
|1 October 2014||Programme Access||1 April 2015 to 30 September 2016||To be announced in August 2014|
Requests for immediate access to a beamline can be made through a Rapid Access application.
The application procedures described here are for proposals going through peer review. To find out about how to access via the proprietary route, please visit the industrial users page.
Diamond will offer a range of different modes of beamtime allocation to ensure the various needs of Users can be met.
- Direct - To provide regular access to individuals or groups.
- Programme - To provide access for a period of up to two years.
- Rapid - To provide quick access to the beamlines.
- Commissioning - To provide access to new beamlines.
Applications for Direct Access and Programme Access must be submitted online. The online package is currently being redesigned, and will be released in September 2014.
Applications for Rapid and Commissioning are made using templates available here.