Advanced Photon Source

An Office of Science National User Facility

07.15.2016
What are user agreements? How do they affect users? What are the differences between the types of agreements? How are agreements administered? This information will help answer those questions.
07.15.2016
The Argonne Guest House
The Argonne Guest House will be closed beginning on August 29, 2016; the Restaurant will close beginning on August 30. Both will reopen on September 5, 2016.
07.15.2016
In order to document consistent start and end dates for all users, an important programming effort impacts several aspects of a user’s experience, including site access.
07.15.2016
An internal review of first-generation personnel safety systems at the APS resulted in an upgrade path for the 44 beamlines utilizing the generation 1 systems.
07.15.2016
Researchers Determine Key Zika Virus Structure
A new study by researchers using the APS reveals the molecular structure of a protein produced by the Zika virus thought to be involved in the virus's reproduction and with the immune system.
07.15.2016
Here are four easy ways to reduce the likelihood that you will have a serious slip, trip, or fall.
07.15.2016
Stephen Streiffer,  Director, Advanced Photon Source, Associate Laboratory Director, Photon Sciences.
These Director’s Corners are usually an opportunity to share good news (and there is plenty of that; see Stuart Henderson’s APS Upgrade report for news on BESAC prioritization of the Upgrade). But this time I would like to concentrate on safety, because nothing – nothing – is more important than the safety of our users, resident users, and staff.
07.15.2016
Since the construction of the 2-ID beamline, the µ-XRD community has been very productive and has made significant technical and scientific contributions at 2-ID.