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Accelerator R&D Activities for the XFEL

Operation of the XFEL Accelerator

Accelerator R&D Activities for the XFEL

R&D activities to further develop and advance the accelerator for the XFEL has its own funding line within the operation budget. The funds for accelerator R&D amount to about 5 Mio. € per year and are subject to approved R&D proposals. New proposals based on the template below should be send to the coordination team for the accelerator operation. Yearly status updates on the progress within each activity will be required.

Documents regarding Accelerator R&D Activities

Icon R&D Policy (123KB)
The XFEL company R&D policy
This policy was approved by the XFEL Managament Board in 09/2018 and is also applicable to accelerator related R&D at DESY
Template R&D Proposal
This template is to be used for all new R&D activities for the XFEL accelerator. To be approved by the coordination team.
Template R&D Status Report
This template is supposed to be used to provide a status report of the R&D activity's progress about once a year