The Advanced Photon Source
a U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science User Facility

Virtual Town Hall on APS-U Sector 12 Enhancement

The Advanced Photon Source will hold a virtual town hall for users interested in the project to enhance the 12-ID beamline. The town hall runs from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. CT on Tuesday, January 25, 2022.

Presentations at the town hall will cover the timing and scope of the USAXS relocation and Sector 12 enhancement, and the new capabilities that will be available to users after the APS Upgrade is complete.  There will be a Q&A session to field any questions from town hall attendees.

Please register for the virtual town hall by sending an email message to including your name, affiliation, citizenship, and email address. Please include “Sector 12 Town Hall” in the subject line of your email. You will receive an email response that includes the final agenda and a link to use to connect to the meeting. Registration deadline is January 18.


Time                              Speaker                            Topic

10:00-10.15 (15’)        Jonathan Lang      Welcome, goals of the townhall and APS-U overview

10.15-10:30 (15’)        Byeongdu Lee      APS-U Sector 12 SAXS/USAXS program overview

10.30-10:40 (10’)        Jan Ilavsky            USAXS enhancement

10:40-10:50 (10’)        Soenke Seifert      New capabilities at 12-ID-C

10:50-11:00 (10’)        Xiaobing Zuo        SAXS programs at 12-BM and 12-ID-B

                                   Sungsik Lee 

11:00-11:10 (10’)        Byeongdu Lee       GUP timelines, etc.

11:10-11:30 (20’)        General questions and discussion


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