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.
|Cycle||VT22 - Training & Education||VT22 - General User Access||HT22 - General User Access|
|Opens for submission in DUO||2021-09-14||2021-09-14||February 2022|
|Submission deadline||2021-10-05 23:59 CET||2021-10-05 23:59 CET||March 2022|
|Beamtime period||Jan 2022 - Dec 2022||Mar 2022 - Aug 2022||Sept 2022 - Feb 2023|
|BioMAX - FragMAX||T&E||Normal|
|Bloch, spin-ARPES branch||Commissioning Experts|
|FlexPES, ICE Endstation||Commissioning Experts|
|NanoMAX, Imaging endstation||Commissioning Experts|
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 Area||Beamline / Labs|
|Material Science with hard X-rays||DanMAX|
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 type||Description||Proposal Template|
|Normal||The standard proposal type available for all beamlines|
Normal proposals are valid for one beamtime cycle (6 months)
|BAG||Available 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.
|Commissioning Experts||MAX 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 & Education||The 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.|