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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.

Safety Regulations

All users of the ILL facility must comply with French safety regulations and the local administrative and safety regulations of the ILL. Any ancillary equipment supplied by the user must conform to the appropriate French regulations.
Experimental conditions involving special safety requirements, such as the use of radioactive isotopes or chemically or biologically hazardous materials or others, should be clearly stated in the proposal.

To perform experiments at ILL, no classification as category NE or B radiation worker is required. The only exception concerns the experiments performed on the instrument PF2 for which the ILL imposes that you are category B radiation worker and that you supply a medical certificate, see more information below.

Please read carefully the specific information below if it concerns you. Some procedures take several weeks or months to process.

Pregnant women and nursing mothers - Please read carefully safety note 2003/03 concerning the special protection against ionising radiation during pregnancy and nursing.



If you are in any doubt, please contact the following persons:



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