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Applying for Access to the Accelerator Test Facility

Next APAC/ATF User Meeting October 14-15,2014
Deadline: Proposal applications due by 15th September 2014

Applications for access to the Accelerator Test Facility are evaluated by a Program Advisory Committee which meets annually, typically in the Fall. Access to the ATF is granted for a period of one year, with possible extension to additional years subject to approval of the Program Advisory Committee.

To apply for access, complete the Proposal Submission Form (PDF), attaching a scientific case complete with references. 

Before submitting your proposal, please contact the operations coordinator, Mikhail Fedurin ( for help with scheduling and how much beam time to request. Also, please contact the ATF ESH coordinator, Karl Kusche ( for help with labor requirements and hazard assessments.

After coordinating with the relevant ATF personnel, please submit your proposal to, including the word proposal in the subject line

Approved users must establish a research agreement with Brookhaven National Laboratory.

As soon as your experiment has been approved you should see here about scheduling beam time and how to apply for site access.

ATF control room