The Experimental Systems Group (ESG) provides scientific support for the user community of the ALS, and technical infrastructure to support the overall scientific program.

The key missions of the group include:

  • Supporting users in the execution of their scientific programs
  • Working with the user community in the design and construction of major new instrumentation such as beamlines and end stations
  • Development of new techniques and applications of synchotron radiation
  • Provision of an infrastructure for x-ray instrumentation such as optical metrology, x-ray optical modeling and ultra-high precision mechanics
  • Scientific outreach to new user communities

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