Calls for access to the High Power Lasers
18 Sep 2017



Calls for access are now closed for the Vulcan and Gemini laser facilities




​High Power Lasers call for access - Vulcan and Gemini

We are inviting proposals for access to the Vulcan TAW and TAP and Gemini TA2 and TA3 target areas for the period February - September 2019.

1 slot for Gemini in this round is available for EU access and is funded through Laserlab-Europe. Please find additional instructions for applying for access through Laserlab-Europe in the main Call for Access document.

All proposals should be submitted electronically at the following website by Friday, 8th June 2018 at 12pm (noon).

For access to the Vulcan and Gemini facilities of the CLF we require the completion of the technical pack document (see link below), to provide the facility with sufficient detail to assess the implementation of the experiment if scheduled. This should be submitted to the website alongside your science case.

Details of call

Call for Access P2 18-19 (PDF - 284kB - link opens in a new wi

CLF Technical Pack P2 18-19

Vulcan Call for Access P2 18-19

Gemini TA3 Call for Access P2 18-19 (PDF - 1184kB - link opens in a new window)

Gemini TA2 Call for Access P2 18-19 (PDF - 214kB - link opens in a new window)

Target Fabrication Facility details P2 18-19

High Power Lasers call for access - Orion

The call for access to the Orion laser facility at AWE Aldermaston during the period 2019/2020 is now closed.

Orion call details

Click on the hyperlinks for details of the Orion laser system and the Orion academic call for access. ​

Contact: Booth, Nicola (STFC,RAL,CLF)