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User Corner

The ILL is dedicated to helping its visiting researchers to make the most of its facilities. Neutron beams and instrument access are provided free of charge for proposers of accepted experiments.

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User guide

Visitors Club

The ILL Visitors Club provides online access to all the information and administrative tools for our scientific visitors, presented in a user friendly environment.


Before your visit

  • Registration - Complete and submit your registration via the ILL Visitors Club as soon as possible, indicating the exact dates of your arrival and departure. Please register for all experiments you are attending. Please note that experiments start and finish at 8.30 a.m. - a 2-day experiment starting on 01/11/14 will end at 8.30 a.m. on 03/11/14.
  • Modifications to your experiment - Adding a new scientist to the experimental team

      All new scientists have to create a Visitors Club account before they can be added to the team

      As a proposer you can then proceed in one of two ways:

    • If you have not yet registered for the experiment: you will be able to add a scientist via the Visitors Club  by clicking on “Register for experiment” and then clicking on “add a scientist”. You can only do this if the scientist has completed all his personal data in his VC account.
    • If you have already registered for the experiment or if the scientist’s account data is incomplete: please send an e-mail to sco(at) asking us to add the scientist to the experimental team giving the user's name and experiment number. We will send them an invitation so they can register.
  • Accommodation - ILL users requiring accommodation are expected to stay in the onsite Guest House. You will receive confirmation by email and you can also check the status of your booking by logging in to the Visitors Club with your personal ID; check the registration for each individual experiment. You may refer to the Accommodation section in the Reimbursement regulations for further details
  • Make sure that you are insured for illness, hospital treatment and industrial accidents.
  • Ensure that the address of your local health physics or medical service of your home lab/workplace is up to date in your Visitors Club account. The ILL Health Physics service will need this address to send the radiation dose record after your visit.
  • Internet access on site: Don't forget to bring your Visitors Club login and password.
  • Safety training

Please complete the radioprotection online training session and test. The course is accessible via the Visitors Club.

If you plan to perform an experiment at the ILL you are obliged to take this test (valid for 6 months).

  • Site access - You will be asked to provide proof of identity (e.g. passport, ID card) before being allowed to enter the restricted ESRF/ILL/EMBL site.

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