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

Mission and Goals

Mission of the X-ray Science Division
The mission of the X-ray Science Division (XSD) is to enable and perform world class research using x-rays.

This mission is accomplished by pursuing the following goals:

  • Maintain and seek vibrant, energetic staff researchers
  • Provide a safe, up-to-date work environment and work planning procedures
  • Maintain a user-friendly, streamlined proposal review process
  • Pursue novel technologies that expand the impact of x-ray methodologies
  • Host visiting researchers, students and meetings related to x-ray science