The Annual Farrel W. Lytle Award was established by the SSRL Users' 
Organization Executive Committee to promote important technical or scientific accomplishments in synchrotron radiation-based science and to foster collaboration and efficient use of beam time among users and staff at SSRL.

The Lytle Award consists of a plaque that is displayed in the User Research Administration Office at SSRL and $1000. All SSRL users and staff are eligible for this award.

The following people have previously received the Farrel W. Lytle Award:
  • Farrel W. Lytle (1998)
  • Tom Hostetler (1999)
  • Roger Prince (2000)
  • Britt Hedman (2001)
To nominate someone for the Lytle Award, please summarize the individual's contributions and why you feel they should be recognized through this award. This summary should be approximately 2-3 paragraphs in length, including the candidate's name and contact information, as well as the nominator's contact information.
Nominations should be forwarded to Cathy Knotts via e-mail ( or by hardcopy to 2575 Sand Hill Road, SSRL MS 99, Menlo Park, CA 94025, Fax 650-926-3600.

All nominations will be reviewed and the recipient selected by members of the SSRL Users' Organization Executive Committee. The Award will be presented at the Users' Meeting Dinner on Monday, October 7th. 

Nominations must be received by User Research Administration by September 9 to be considered.

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