User Resources

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This page provides information and resources for LNF users and other members of the LNF community. It includes details about laboratory policies and corresponding documentation that can be used as reference. Material from the LNF user communications meetings and the LNF technology seminar series are also archived on this page. Links to other resources that can be useful to the LNF community are also included.

General lab policies

This section includes links to the LNF user manual and other documents related to LNF policies.

Material and chemical policies

After-hours lab access

Safety policies and information

Usage charges and financial information


User communication meetings

Please see below for slides presented during recent LNF User Communication Meetings, which provide updates about lab operations and other information relevant to the user community.
March 29th, 2019
September 28th, 2018
April 26th, 2018
November 30th, 2017
July 27th, 2017
February 17th, 2017

Slides from earlier user communication meetings

Link to archived announcements, including LNF monthly email update

LNF Council

The LNF Council consists of at least six members, typically faculty users of the LNF from a variety of departments. The role of the LNF Council is to assist the LNF Director with strategic planning for the LNF and to provide guidance concerning operations. See this page for more details about the LNF Council. Feedback and/or questions about LNF operation are always encouraged. The LNF council is an important point of contact for independent discussions. You can contact them at (please note that this email address does not include the LNF director or managing director, whose emails are and, respectively.

Other communication methods

For more updates and to stay in touch, like us on Facebook or follow us on our general Twitter feed. And to ensure that you don't miss any time-sensitive announcements, subscribe to our LNF Alerts twitter feed!
For existing members of the LNF community, the Helpdesk ticket system is the best way to request something from the LNF staff.

In addition to the Contact Us page that is available on the LNF website, we have set up several email list to contact groups of LNF staff.

LNF Tech Talks (technology seminar series)

The LNF Tech Talks (formerly known as the LNF technology seminar series) aim at educating and better informing users of LNF capabilities and technologies. The talks typically start with an overview of the technology or technical topic, including physics and applications, then provides specifics details about the corresponding LNF capabilities. Finally, there are opportunities for discussion of LNF user specific challenges. All archived video recordings are available here. See below for individual recordings and separate copies of the slides.

Other resources

Here are additional resources that can be useful to the LNF community.

LNF acknowledgments

Logos, acknowledgments etc

Information for proposals

Facility description for proposals

Overview slide to include in presentations: see below for two layout options.

Additional pages