Skip to main content
News   |   Events   |   Safety   |   CHESS-U>   |   InSitμ   |   MacCHESS   |   CLASSE

X-RAY RUNS: Apply for Beamtime

2017  May 17 - Jun 29

2017  Nov 1 - Dec 21

Issue No. 8
2014.07.15
CHESS
FROM THE DIRECTOR
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 https://userdb.chess.cornell.edu. 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 useradmin@cornell.edu.

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.

♦  X-RAY RUN SCHEDULE: 

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

 

♦  YOUNG INVESTIGATOR SEMINAR: "The More You Know"

In October 2012, a famous painting paid a short, hushed visit to Wilson Synchrotron Laboratory, where Cornell scientists used an X-ray detector to scan for a suspected secret hidden underneath... more »
In order to further the development of Real-Time In-situ Multiprobe (RIM) experiments for the Designer Solids and Organic Electronics Program at CHESS D1 station and others, the CHESS Sample Environment Lab has been established... more »
As of June 1, 17 new REU and SRCCS students have begun a summer of research in the cutting edge CLASSE facilities. These undergraduate and community college students hail from all across the country... more »
Brian Crane, professor of chemistry and chemical biology in the College of Arts and Sciences, has been named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) professor, one of 15 leading scientist-educators to receive the honor... more »
The 2014 CHESS Users' Meeting was held on campus at Cornell University on June 10-11.  The international user base was represented by 174 attendants who congregated to discuss this years theme, "Exploring the Art and Science of Synchrotron X-ray Research"... more »
At the CHESS Users meeting in June, a two day introduction to FEpX (a crystal-based elastic plastic finite element code) was held at CHESS. This school is part of the new Insitμ (Integrated Simulation and Interrogation Tools and Training for μmechanics) center... more »
CHESS Users Meeting, June 14, 1988: A month or so ago when I was asked if I would give a talk to you of the early days of your field... more »
Join Our Mailing List
Like us on Facebook   Follow us on Twitter
CHESS

useradmin@cornell.edu
The Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS), a national user facility, is supported by the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of General Medical Sciences under NSF award DMR-1332208. CHESS is operated and managed for the National Science Foundation by Cornell University.
VISIT OUR WEBSITE
Copyright © 2014 CHESS. All Rights Reserved.