The call for access to the Vulcan TAW target area for the period August 2021 – February 2022 is now closed
1 slot for Vulcan TAW in this round is available for EU access and is funded through Laserlab-Europe. All other access in this round is funded by STFC, and these non-Laserlab-Europe proposals must have at least one co-investigator who is a permanent member of staff at a UK academic institution All proposals should be submitted electronically at the following website by
Friday, 20th November 2020 at 12pm (noon).
For access to the Vulcan and Gemini facilities of the CLF
we require the completion of the CLF Technical Pack, which is used by
provide us with sufficient detail to assess the implementation of the experiment if scheduled. This should be submitted to the website alongside your science case.
Call for Access P2 21-22
CLF Technical Pack P2 21-22
Vulcan Call for Access P2 21-22
Target Fabrication Facility details P2 21-22
To submit a proposal follow all of these steps in order:
Click on the hyperlinks for details of the Orion laser system and the Orion academic call for access.