Call for Proposals

SINQ - call for proposals I/17, proposal submission deadline: November 15, 2016, 23:59 (CET)

The next call will be launched in October 2016 with a proposal submission deadline on November 15, 2016, midnight for all instruments, see list below. Those proposals will request for beamtime during the period May - August 2017.

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

  • May - August 2016 (I/16), September - December 2016 (II/16),

Available Instruments


The following instruments will be operational and available in 2016:
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, RITA-II, EIGER
Time-of-Flight Spectrometer FOCUS
Radiography NEUTRA, ICON

Additionally, beamtime on the instrument MORPHEUS can be allocated by contacting the instrument responsible directly. The backscattering spectrometer MARS will be open for internal use only due to staff limitations!
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.