The Advanced Photon Source
a U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science User Facility

APS Organization Charts

The Advanced Photon Source (APS) organization comprises three divisions and one project office.
Advanced Photon Source Organization

Photon Sciences Overview   / Photon Sciences Detail  

Accelerator Systems Division (ASD)  

ASD provides engineering and physics support for the APS, and pursues research and development profitable to the science of accelerators and future light source technologies.


APS Engineering Support Division (AES)  

AES provides the engineering, mechanical, and facility services and computing infrastructure to enable the world-class performance of the APS and ensure a safe environment for APS users and personnel.


X-ray Science Division (XSD)  

XSD enables world-class research using x-rays by developing cutting edge x-ray instrumentation and techniques; pursues research in the physical, chemical, environmental, and materials sciences; and fully operates 39 beamlines and is a partner in the operation of 3 mores at the APS.


APS Upgrade Project (APS-U)  

The APS-U will increase the brightness of the APS high-energy (hard) x-ray beams, equipping researchers for the groundbreaking discoveries and transformational innovations that create new products and industries and generate jobs.