Access request

Before you begin to work at Elettra an Access Request must be submitted in due time:

  • For General Users and In-House Users at least two weeks before the experiment.

  • For Funded Users at least one month before the experiment.
  • For other categories (Collaborators, Elettra partners) at least  two weeks before the arrival date.

Once at Elettra, you will be asked for a valid identification document  so please remeber to bring one with you.

Only for FERMI users: all FERMI users must perform an on-line Safety Laser Course before accessing the laboratory: 

  • Enter the VUO with your ID and password-
  • Go to the Section ”Courses”, link “courses list”
  • Select the “Fermi Laser Course”
  • Open the “Fermi laser.pdf” file and take your time to read the slides very carefully
  • After watching the slides, perform the Fermi Laser Verification test (in order to pass,100% answers must be correct).  
  • If you do not pass the test you can perform it again.

New user

The first step is to register in the VUO. If you visit Elettra for the first time, you will have to complete the safety training on your arrival or through the VUO.

Already registered users

Enter the VUO, digit your id and password and select the proper access request type.Remeber to check the proper box if you will need network access.

Users coming to Elettra for scheduled beamtime should choose the link Access requests (only for users) and select the proper user type.

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  • General users
  • Funded users
  • In-house users

For other categories (Collaborators, Elettra partners) please select the VUO link "ACCESS REQUESTS NOT for users" - "Collaborator" or "Elettra partner".

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 July 2022 12:36