Advanced Light Source

2021 Advanced Light Source User Meeting Highlights

The Advanced Light Source (ALS) held its annual user meeting August 10–13, 2021, co-chaired by Users’ Executive Committee (UEC) members Alex Frano and Hope Michelsen. 

ALS Director Steve Kevan presented statistics from the past year. In 2020, the ALS had 1816 users (15% LBNL, 34% California-not LBNL, 32% US-not California, 19% foreign), 925 refereed journal articles (17% in high-impact journals), 3712 scheduled hours (84% delivered), an operating budget of $67.4 million, and $14.6 million spent by participating research teams.


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