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The User Services Group is available to aid ALS users before they arrive, while they are here, and after they leave.

Sue Bailey

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User Services Group Leader
Prospective users
Proprietary users
Tel: 510-486-7727

ALS User Office

The User Office is located on the mezzanine of Building 6 (the ALS), Room 2212.

Contact
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  • Tel: 510-486-7745
  • Fax: 510-486-4773
  • Address: Advanced Light Source, Berkeley Lab, MS 6-2100, Berkeley, CA 94720
Hours
  • User Office: Monday-Friday 8.00 a.m. – 12.00 p.m. and 1.00 p.m. – 5.00 p.m.
  • New user registration: Monday-Friday 8.00 a.m. – 12.00 p.m. and 1.00 p.m. – 4.00 p.m.

 

User Office Staff

Deborah Smith

angel hernandez

giselle jiles

adriana reza
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User Office Supervisor
Tel: 510-486-5335
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Travel, Stipends,
Publications
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Functions

User Office staff can help you with the following:

  • User registration
  • Completing user forms
  • Foreign guest visa information
  • Proposals for beam time
  • User publications database
  • Guest logistics and parking
  • Loan of laptop, stealth phone and projector
  • Logisitics for the annual users' meeting

 

ALS Experiment Coordination Section

The Experiment Coordinator is here to help with your Experiment Safety Sheet (ESS) and starting your experiment.

Contact
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  • Tel: 510-486-7222 or (on site) ext. 7222
  • Pager: 425-1251
    Note: To page this number from a lab phone call 9-425-1251 and after the beeps key in your call back number, press “#” and hang up. From a cell phone, call  510-425-1251
  • If you are unable to reach a coordinator at the numbers above, call the Reception Desk at ext. 7745 and request for an announcement to be made over the public address system.
Experiment Coordinator

David Malone

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ESS administrator (provides paper ESS)
Organizes ESS review
ESS updates
Organizes experiment inspections
ESS compliance

 

David can answer your questions and direct you to get help with the following issues:

  • Submitting your ESS
  • Updating your ESS
  • Using hazardous gases
  • Additional safety documents for biological and nano- materials, radiation and chemical hazards, lasers, etc.
  • Bringing hazardous materials and equipment to the ALS that require inspection: i.e., electrical equipment, vacuum chambers, large endstations requiring seismic anchoring, and lasers.
  • Use of cryogens
  • Required safety training
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)