Users & Science

Users and Science

This section is split into five categories accessible via the menu to the left:

User guide

Provides information for users wishing to carry out experiments at the ESRF: how to apply for public beamtime, prepare for experiments, publish reports, which procedures to follow, etc. For industrial clients wishing to purchase beam time, please first go to Industry Solutions.

Experimental Facilities

A detailed description of each beamline group is provided here, with access to the pages of individual beamlines. Collaborating Research Group beamlines and Technical Beamline Support (laboratories, computing support and instrument support) are also covered in this section.

Publications and Scientific Documentation

Provides access to the scientific publications available at the library and other scientific documentation.


Links to other synchrotrons, collaborating laboratories, and data resources on the web.

Users Organisation

Reports from past User Meetings, list of User Organisation Committee members, etc.