Advanced Photon Source

An Office of Science National User Facility

APS spec License


APS SPEC License

The following explains the details of the APS Site license for SPEC:

The APS has obtained a limited site license for spec.

The scope of the site license includes APS facilities as follows:

  Beamline experimental stations on the synchrotron floor,
  conventional X-ray source experimental stations in the
  lab/office modules adjacent to the floor or in the adjacent
  APS central lab/office building, office computers in the
  APS buildings when use of the software is for developing
  utilities and procedures for operating the software on the
  experimental stations or for analyzing the data collected
  on the experimental stations.

  The site license will not apply to off-site installation,
  to installations on portable computers for use off site,
  or to the software's use as a general data acquisition
  (non X-ray) package beyond such use on the beamline floor
  or the adjacent lab/office modules.

  The current contract is through March 31, 2019.

  The site license is limited to 60 "seats".