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Technical form guidelines

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 Club

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

Technical form for ILL proposals


General description

The two pages of this form are to be filled in by all users who plan to provide their own experimental set-up. You may use these pages to describe the experimental set-up in some detail, and insert a sketch of you apparatus if you think it will be useful.
Please give a short description of the procedure of use, and attach (or send separately) test certificates if there are any.
If gas bottles are used, please specify their volume. In the case of inflammable gas, we recommend one-litre bottles.
Any ancillary equipment supplied by the user must conform to French regulations. If in doubt please contact our Safety Office.
You are encouraged to solve queries concerning the technical/security aspects of your experimental set-up before the proposal is submitted. The User Office or your local contact canl help you to find the most appropriate person at the ILL.


How to submit a technical form

When submitting an EPS proposal via the ILL User Club, you are offered the possibility of filling in the technical form when selecting the sample environment code "'Supplied by user".

Please note that before submitting your file via the web you must: - remove the first page - containing the guidelines

- prepare pages 2 and 3 of the document and upload as a pdf

Additional information on electronic proposal submission can be found here.




Microsoft Word 6 and Word 95 and later for Windows
and Word 98 and later for Mac


Word 5.1 for Mac

ILLTechForm.tex , ILLTechForm.sty

Latex files (download both)