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Beamtime at SNS

News of the new round of proposals!

Proposals for the deadline on

04 March 2016

can be submitted by email to neutron@fz-juelich.de

At the Spallation Neutron Source, JCNS offers access to three instruments

BASIS*Backscattering Spectrometer
POWGEN*Powder Diffractometer
SNS-NSENeutron Spin Echo Spectrometer

Detailed instructions on the important steps to be followed prior to and after the experiments are explained on the relevant internet pages:

Getting beam time

Information on planning your experiment, writing a good proposal, and on the review process is available here.

Access to SNS

All you need to know before you visit the SNS can be found on the SNS webpage.


An experimental report is requested not later than two months after the experiment ends. The experiment report form and more information is available here


JCNS funds are available to covers travel, accommodation and subsistence costs for users from German universities. Find out more here.


Please find all the forms that you may need here: