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2017  Nov 1 - Dec 21

2018  Feb 7 - Apr 3
2018  Proposal/BTR deadline: 12/1/17

2018  Apr 11 - Jun 4
2018  Proposal/BTR deadline: 2/1/18

Issue No. 8
Although CHESS has rolling proposal submissions, the deadline for full consideration for scheduling for the fall 2014 run is today, July 15th.  Proposals and/or beam time requests should be submitted on-line using CHESS's new web-based system. Users can access the system from a link on the CHESS web page or at CHESS will make sure that proposals received by the deadline are reviewed before we begin scheduling x-ray beam time. If you miss the deadline, I encourage you to submit your proposal as soon as possible. Proposals will be added to the pool of schedulable proposals as soon as the review process is complete. If time is still available, your proposal will be eligible to be scheduled.

Both the proposal system and the web-based database system are new and we're identifying and fixing unintended "features" as quickly as possible. If you experience any difficulties, are confused, or have any suggestions for improvements, please let us know at

With the installation this summer of undulators feeding A- and G-lines, this fall run promises to be a very exciting time here at CHESS. I look forward to seeing the new science these capabilities enable.


October 8 - December 9, 2014 - Proposal deadline: July 15 



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