[Neutron] LANSCE 2nd Call for Proposals: Lujan Neutron Scattering Center

Lisa J. Padilla ljp at lanl.gov
Mon Jun 13 22:59:35 CEST 2011

Los Alamos Neutron Science Center 

2nd Call for Lujan Neutron Scattering Center Proposals

for Run Cycle Beginning November 1, 2011


You are invited to submit a proposal to apply for beam time at the Los
Alamos Neutron Science Center (LANSCE) Lujan Neutron Scattering Center, for
the run cycle scheduled to begin November 1, 2011.  This run cycle is
extended by two months and will end at the end of February, 2012.


The deadline for submitting the proposals is 6:00 p.m. (18:00) Mountain
Standard Time, Friday, July, 8, 2011.  Any proposals submitted after the due
date will not be reviewed by the Program Advisory Committees and must be
resubmitted for the following run cycle.


Successful proposals will be scheduled during the period November, 2011
through February 2012. Fast access proposals will be accepted throughout,
but require compelling evidence of sufficient scientific urgency to justify


You are urged to contact the instrument scientist (listed on the Lujan web
site) for questions concerning instrument capabilities, sample environments,
or proposal preparation.


The instruments available in the current call for proposals are:


1.	Polarized Beam Reflectometer/Diffractometer (Asterix)
2.	Filter Difference Spectrometer (FDS)
3.	High-Pressure Preferred Orientation Diffractometer (HIPPO)
4.	Low Q Diffractometer (LQD)
5.	Neutron Powder Diffractometer (NPDF)
6.	Protein Crystallography Station (PCS)
7.	Spectrometer for Materials Research at Temperature and Stress
8.	Surface Profile Analysis Reflectometer (SPEAR)10.


HIPD, SCD, and Pharos will be available only on a limited basis for this run
cycle.  Please contact the instrument scientists for these instruments for
further details on the availability of these instruments.   


Proposals must be submitted through the LANSCE website. Only proposals
submitted on-line will be accepted.  To access the proposal submission site,
log onto the LANSCE home page ( <blockedhttp://lansce.lanl.gov>
blockedhttp://lansce.lanl.gov).  On this page click the submit proposals link
located in the User Resources section.  On the next page choose the Lujan
Center Proposal Submission link that will take you to the on-line submission


Detailed instructions for preparing the proposals can be found on the
proposal submission site under General Instructions for submitting an online
proposal to the Lujan Center.


Classified proposals must be submitted in hard copy.  They should be
submitted to:


            Los Alamos National Laboratory

Mail Station 5000

LANSCE User Office c/o MS H803

Los Alamos, NM 87545


or hand carried to TA-53, Bldg. 1, room D108.


Should you have any questions or require assistance, please contact the
Lujan Center User Office Administrator:  by e-mail at  <mailto:ljp at lanl.gov>
ljp at lanl.gov or by telephone at

(505) 667-5649.



Lisa J. Padilla

User Office-Lujan Center 

Program Administrator

(505) 667-5649



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