SLS User Information

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A user at TOMCAT beamline
The information provided on the following websites are dedicated to SLS users. They contain information on writing, submission and evaluation of proposals.
For general "User-Information" e.g. information on travel, shipping instructions, etc. please refer to the corresponding User Office website.

SLS-Non-PX Users - Please note the following important information

EU Transnational Access Programme

EU funding for travel reimbursement no more available
FP7 CALIPSO (Transnational Access Project) has ended on May 31, 2015. The follow-up proposal for EU funding of transnational access to multidisciplinary Synchrotron and FEL users is under evaluation at the EC. Thus, effective June 1, 2015 the EU funding for travel reimbursement of the users and the user fees for the facility is no more available.

PSI will continue to provide open access for academic users to our photon sources. However, the funding for travel support and daily allowances will no longer be granted . We will keep you informed about any news concerning this issue. We thank you for your understanding.

Travel Reimbursement for SLS-PX-Users

Eu funding for travel reimbursement available through BioStruct-X ended on February 29, 2016. The funding for travel support and daily allowances will no longer be granted . We will keep you informed about any news concerning this issue. We thank you for your understanding.


Proprietary/Commercial use of the SLS

A certain fraction of the beamtime at SLS beamlines is reserved for proprietary use. PSI offers these services for proprietary research on a full cost recovery basis. This is handled by the Technology Transfer PSI.