SLAC Access and Badging Procedures

AlertStanford University/SLAC/SSRL will be closed for the holidays Dec. 22-Jan. 6. The SSRL user portal will also be DOWN for system upgrades 12/27/18 -12/29/18. No new registrations, proposals, reviews, BTSRs, etc. can be submitted during this time.

Prepare for Visit by Reviewing Access Procedures

Important Information for Foreign Nationals

Supporting the User Community

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Visiting scientists ("users") from universities, industries and laboratories around the world use SSRL experimental facilities to conduct experiments across a broad range of scientific, engineering, and environmental disciplines.

 

Our Experimental Facilities

Users conduct experiments at SSRL's approximately 30 experimental stations, which utilize extremely bright x-rays produced by the SPEAR3 storage ring. SSRL provides access to beam lines, instrumentation, ancillary equipment supported by dedicated staff scientists and technicians.

 

Science at SSRL

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SSRL's extremely bright x-rays are used by scientists to view the nanoworld, leading to cutting-edge research in drug discovery, energy efficiency and supply, environmental remediation (toxic waste cleanup), electronics, telecommunications and manufacturing.

 
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