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


The Advanced Photon Source consists of 34 sectors; each sector contains one or more beamlines. There are several resources available to help you find information about APS sectors and beamlines.

APS plan view shows every beamline at the APS.

  • Beamlines Directory

    The complete listing of all APS beamlines' contacts, specifications, and status.

  • To Synchrotron X-ray Techniques

    An explanation of the various research techniques in use at the APS, and a listing of the beamlines that support them.