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In our tenth year of operations (April 2016 to end of March 2017), we received 1,554 proposals for experiments on beamlines and electron microscopes, which requested a total of 16,557 shifts. After peer-review, 922 proposals were awarded beamtime. This resulted in 8,866 experimental shifts being awarded, spread across 28 beamlines and two electron microscopes. We welcomed 4,587 user visits from academia across all facilities (beamlines and electron microscopes), with an additional 3,486 remote user visits.
User shifts requested, awarded and delivered by village, beamline and electron microscope 2016/17
*I02 closed in August 2016. VMXi is now open and has taken fi rst users.
**XChem is managed in campaigns which cannot be translated as requested and awarded shifts; The delivered fi gure is a translation of the actual number of hours delivered. For AP19/20: 50 proposals
were requested and 28 were awarded.
† For I11, LDE experiments are not included in this report. ‡ I13-2 provides 35% of the available shifts to the Diamond Manchester Collaboration: these shifts have not been included in this report.
◊ B16 is an optical testing beamline with 50% of beamtime for users.
|Total user shifts requested, awarded and delivered||Total numbers of proposals and users per year|
All figures from 2016/17 include Rapid Access.
Experimental shifts scheduled by Diamond by main subject area for 2016/17
Cumulative number of items in Diamond Publications Database by our scientists and users and cumulative number of protein structures solved
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