Current and upcoming calls for proposals

Users are strongly encouraged to check the available techniques page and discuss their proposal with the beamline staff before submission.

CycleVT22 - Training & EducationVT22 - General User AccessHT22 - General User Access
Opens for submission in DUO2021-09-142021-09-14February 2022
Submission deadline2021-10-05 23:59 CET 2021-10-05 23:59 CET March 2022
Beamtime periodJan 2022 - Dec 2022Mar 2022 - Aug 2022Sept 2022 - Feb 2023
BalderT&ENormal
BioMAXT&ENormal
BioMAX - FragMAXT&ENormal
BlochT&ENormal
Bloch, spin-ARPES branchCommissioning Experts
CoSAXST&E*Normal*
DanMAXT&ENormal
FemtoMAXT&ENormal
FinEstBeAMST&ENormal
FlexPEST&ENormal
FlexPES, ICE EndstationCommissioning Experts
HIPPIET&ENormal
MAXPEEMT&ENormal
NanoMAXT&ENormal
NanoMAX, Imaging endstationCommissioning Experts
SoftiMAXT&E*Normal*
SPECIEST&ENormal
SPM-labT&ENormal
VERITAST&E*Normal*
*Limited availability

 

While MAX IV try to follow announced schedules, the need might arise to adjust the scope of upcoming calls to account for delays, the warm shutdown (early 2021) and other things related to the pandemic.

General User Access – Proposal types and research areas

Proposals are submitted through the MAX IV DUO system. Choose “research area” in DUO as indicated below.

Research Areas in DUO

Please note that one Beamline/Lab can have multiple Research Areas. For information on what beamlines are open for commissioning, if any, see table above.

Research AreaBeamline / Labs
CommissioningN/A
ChemistryBalder
Material Science with hard X-raysDanMAX
Nano ScienceNanoMAX
Soft MatterCoSAXS
SpectroscopyBloch
FinEstBeAMS
FlexPES
HIPPIE
MAXPEEM
SoftiMAX
SPECIES
SPM-lab
Veritas
Structural BiologyBioMAX
CoSAXS
Ultrafast ScienceFemtoMAX

For more information about the SPM-lab, please visit the Support labs: Microscopy page.
Please note it is possible to submit APXPS proposals to HIPPIE and SPECIES at the same time if you don’t need beamline specific capabilities. Just ‘Ctrl’+Click when choosing beamline in DUO to multi-select.

MAX IV Proposal types

Proposal typeDescriptionProposal Template
NormalThe standard proposal type available for all beamlines
Normal proposals are valid for one beamtime cycle (6 months)
Proposal Template
BAGAvailable in the research area “Structural Biology” for experiments at the BioMAX beamline during "HT Cycles" (Submission in February).
Accepted BAG proposals are valid for four beamtime cycles (two years)
Please read the proposal and reporting instructions.
Proposal Template
Commissioning ExpertsMAX IV from time to time welcome the submission of proposals, following special criteria, for scientific experiments that will help in the commissioning of new beamline capabilities. Commissioning Experts Proposal Template
Training & EducationThe Training & Education beamtime is relevant in the context of a university course, a training workshop or some other activity that could benefit from training and education beamtime at MAX IV.Training & Education Template.