Experiments: Call for Proposals
The Center for Matter at Atomic Pressures (CMAP) issues an annual call for proposal experiments on the Omega Laser Facility at the Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE), University of Rochester. The CMAP call for proposals for Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 campaigns is now opened. CMAP expects to allocate six days of facility time from October 2023 to September 2024 for this call. Notifications to FY2024 awardees will be sent in early April 2023.
The Center for Matter at Atomic Pressures (CMAP) is issuing a call for proposal experiments on the Omega Laser Facility at the Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE), University of Rochester, during Fiscal Year (FY) 2023. CMAP expects to allocate seven days of facility time from October 2022 to September 2023 for this call. Notifications to awardees will be sent in early April 2022.
About Laboratory Basic Science
For information about the Omega Laser Facility and further information about the Laboratory Basic Science (LBS) program, including a User’s Guide, please visit: www.lle.rochester.edu. Questions relating to the Omega Laser Facility, the current experimental capabilities and this call for proposal should be addressed to High-Energy-Density Physics (HEDP) Theory Group Leader, Ryan Rygg: firstname.lastname@example.org.
All CMAP team members: faculty, scientists, researchers, post-docs and graduate students at the partner institutions are eligible to submit a proposal. Users’ institutions are generally responsible for travel and target expenses as well as any significant consumables required by the experiment.
Award Amount and Sizes
There are six (6) CMAP shot days available in FY2024 (October 2023 to September 2024). The award size minimum allotment is one-half (0.5) day for OMEGA 60 and one (1) day for OMEGA EP. The maximum allotment for each award will be limited to one (1) day per year.
Required Acknowledgement for Successful Applications
“The experiment was conducted at the Omega Laser Facility with the beam time provided under the auspices of the Center for Matter at Atomic Pressures (CMAP), a National Science Foundation (NSF) Physics Frontiers Center, under Award PHY-2020249. Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the investigator(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the National Science Foundation.”
Download the FY2024 application instructions
Investigator(s) should submit the following requirements as a single PDF:
Download the 4-page fillable PDF FY2024 template:
- Cover (one-page)
- Executive proposal summary (one-page)
- Facility experimental configuration summary (two-page)
- Project narrative (five-page limit)
- Bibliography and references cited
- Biographical sketches for the PI and up to five additional key team members
- Funding sources
Investigator(s) must complete the three-slide experiment summary as a PowerPoint file:
Submit the PDF and PPT files (two attachments total) to email@example.com by March 13, 2023.
The CMAP call for proposals for FY2024 are due March 13, 2023.
Decision notifications will be sent in early April 2023.
Updated three-slide summaries are due April 14, 2023.