Advanced Photon Source

An Office of Science National User Facility

The Department of Energy has approved the technical scope, cost estimate and plan of work for an upgrade of the Advanced Photon Source (APS), a major storage-ring X-ray source at Argonne National Laboratory. MORE

Comprehensive information for prospective, new, and existing APS users, including how to get started as a user, safety and training, experiment proposals, travel, news and calendars, and access to the APS User Portal. MORE

The report on the “Workshop on Biological Science Opportunities Provided by the APS Upgrade” held at Argonne on August 20-21, 2018, is now available.
Graduate students at North American universities are invited to apply to attend the 21st National School on Neutron and X-ray Scattering, which will be held at Argonne and Oak Ridge National Labs from June 16 - June 29, 2019. Applications must be submitted by March 11.
Physicists working at the U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Photon Source think they have achieved one of the most coveted goals of their discipline: creating a superconducting material that works at near-room temperature.
Imaging and measuring the atomization process in a gas turbine combustor using the bright x-rays from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Photon Source has been chosen by RDECOM Research Laboratory, the Army's corporate research laboratory under the Army Research Laboratory (ARL), as one of…

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