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Name of the Call: 3rd ELI Call for Users

The Extreme Light Infrastructure (ELI) is pleased to announce the 3rd Joint ELI Call for Users. Scientists, researchers, engineers and innovators worldwide and across scientific disciplines have the opportunity to propose cutting-edge experiments leveraging the state-of-the-art high-power laser technology at all three ELI Facilities:

  • ELI-ALPS in Szeged, Hungary

  • ELI Beamlines in Dolní Břežany, Czech Republic

  • ELI Nuclear Physics in Măgurele, Romania

Proposal Submission Deadline: 16 October 2023; 23:55 CEST

The complete scientific offer is available on the ELI User Portal, including information about the application and review process. Proposers are strongly encouraged to contact the technical experts listed or the ELI User Office [user-office[@]eli-laser.eu] for any queries. Submitted proposals are evaluated by an international panel of experts and access is awarded based on scientific excellence. For more detailed information visit https://up.eli-laser.eu


SAVE THE DATE: the annual Joint ELI User Meeting is planned as an on-site event at the ELI ALPS Facility (Szeged, Hungary) from 4 - 6 December 2023 to update the scientific community about current and future research opportunities at the ELI Facilities. Further details will be shared soon.




Name of the Call: 2nd ELI Call for Users

The Extreme Light Infrastructure (ELI) is pleased to announce the 2nd Joint ELI Call for Users. Scientists from the European Research Area and from around the world are invited to submit their proposals.

The Extreme Light Infrastructure is the world’s most advanced laser-based research infrastructure. The ELI Facilities provide access to a broad range of world-class high-power, high-repetition-rate laser systems and secondary sources. This enables cutting-edge research and new regimes of high intensity physics in physical, chemical, medical, and materials sciences.

Potential users have the opportunity to conduct some of the first state-of-the-art experiments at:

  • ELI-ALPS in Szeged, Hungary (Deadline 25 April 2023; 16:00 CET)

  • ELI Beamlines in Dolní Břežany, Czech Republic (Deadline 25 April 2023; 16:00 CET)

  • ELI Nuclear Physics in Măgurele, Romania (Deadline 24 March 2023; 16:00 CET)

This Joint Call for Users includes all three of the ELI Facilities, thanks to a close collaboration between ELI ERIC and the "Horia Hulubei" National Institute of Physics and Nuclear Engineering (IFIN-HH), and the support of the Horizon 2020 Project IMPULSE.

For more detailed information about the available equipment, application process and how to prepare your proposal, please visit: https://up.eli-laser.eu

Proposals will be evaluated by an international panel of experts and accepted based on scientific excellence. A webinar will be organised for more detailed information on the available equipment.

Proposers are invited to contact the ELI User Office [user-office[@]eli-laser.eu] for any queries, or in particular for technical questions about the available equipment.




Name of the Call: 1st ELI Call for Users

We are pleased to announce the first ELI Call for Users. We invite proposals from the scientists in the European Research Area and from around the world.

The Extreme Light Infrastructure (ELI) is the world’s most advanced laser-based research infrastructure. The ELI Facilities provide access to a broad range of world-class high-power, high-repetition-rate laser systems and secondary sources. This enables cutting-edge research and new regimes of high intensity physics in physical, chemical, medical, and materials sciences.

This call includes all three of the ELI Facilities, thanks to a close collaboration between ELI ERIC and the "Horia Hulubei" National Institute of Physics and Nuclear Engineering (IFIN-HH), and the support of the Horizon 2020 Project IMPULSE.

Potential users have the opportunity to conduct some of the first state-of-the-art experiments at:

The call will remain open through 31 August 2022, 12:00 (noon) CEST. Proposals are accepted from around the world, and are evaluated by an international panel of experts and accepted based on scientific merit. Proposers are invited to contact the ELI User Office with technical questions at user-office[@]eli-laser.eu.

Selected proposals will be granted with beamtime from October 2022 to March 2023. For more information on the beamtime capacity of each instrument during that period, you are invited to get in touch with the instrument contact persons.

We look forward to receiving your proposals!