Call for Proposals

SINQ - call for proposals I/18, proposal submission deadline: February 20, 2018, 23:59 (CET)

The next call will be launched in January 2018 with a proposal submission deadline on February 20, 2018, midnight for all instruments, see list below. Those proposals will request for beamtime during the period July - December 2018.

Please note: as already in 2017 there will also be only one call in 2018!

The Digital User Office will be open for proposal submission approximately 4-5 weeks before the deadline. Of course editing and saving of proposals is possible any time.

Next Scheduling Periods

  • July - December 2018 (I/18)

Available Instruments

The following instruments will be operational and available in 2018:
Powder Diffractometers HRPT, DMC
Single Crystal Diffractometer ZEBRA (formerly TRICS)
Strain Scanner POLDI
Small Angle Scattering SANS-I, SANS-II
Reflectometer AMOR
Triple Axis Spectrometers TASP, EIGER
Time-of-Flight Spectrometer FOCUS
Neutron Imaging NEUTRA, ICON, N-Microscope

Please note:
The RITA-II triple-axis spectrometer is going to be replaced by the new CAMEA spectrometer and will not be available in 2018 anymore. Additionally, beamtime on the instrument MORPHEUS can be allocated by contacting the instrument responsible directly. The backscattering spectrometer MARS has been dismantled and is no longer available!
PSI launches also a call for joint X-ray and neutron proposals (SLS/MS-Powder beamline and SINQ/HRPT) in the field of powder diffraction. Detailed information can be obtained here.