News and Update


  • Beamline Updates - Facility Notices

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    Beamline Update: Farewell to Dongniu (David)

    Posted on November 01, 2021
    After many years working at the VLS-PGM BL in the role of Support Scientist, Dongniu (David) Wang left the CLS at the end of Octorber 2021. We thank Dongniu for his contributions to the CLS and wish him all the best in his future endeavours.

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    Beamline Update: Elliptically Polarizing Undulator (EPU)

    Posted on February 12, 2020
    The Elliptically Polarizing Undulator (EPU) has been installed during the 2019 Facility Fall shut-down and recently commissioned in Linear Polarization mode. -- After a two months shut-down to allow the proper EPU commissioning, the Beamline is now back to Normal Users Operation.

  • Facility Notice: Acknowledging the CLS: UPDATE

    Posted on September 12, 2019
    Publications acknowledgement update  -- Researchers are asked to acknowledge the beamline(s), as well as the participation of any beamline staff who may have assisted in any aspect of an experiment, and include the following statements when presenting results from the CLS:                                             "Part or all of the research described in this paper was performed at the Canadian Light Source, a national research facility of the University of Saskatchewan, which is supported by the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), the National Research Council (NRC), the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Government of Saskatchewan, and the University of Saskatchewan"

  • Facility Notice: No more dosimeters for users

    Posted on September 28, 2018
    On October 1st, changes to personal dosimetry at CLS will be implemented. Users will no longer be required to wear a personal dosimeter and the CLS Users Office will stop issuing personal dosimeters to general users. Any questions about this process may be directed at the CLS Health and Safety team.

  • Facility Notice: NEW User Portal

    Posted on January 10, 2018
    We are excited to announce that the new User Portal is now available. For assistance navigating the new system, please refer to the CLSI website which includes short instructional videos or call 306-657-3700.

  • Facility Notice: CHANGE to Card Access

    Posted on July 27, 2017
    After hours, weekends and holidays, Users with a valid badge that use the SAL old entrance and the BMIT entrance can swipe their card at the exterior door, then they will have to call the Commissionaires by using the Intercom and the Commissionaires will go down to let them into the building. Users are encouraged to enter the building through the Main Entrance.

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    Beamline Update: Farewell to Antonio

    Posted on December 13, 2016
    After one year spent at the VLSPGM BL as Visiting Scientist, Antonio Carlos Fontes dos Santos is going back to his warmer Rio de Janeiro. We thank Antonio for his help and wish him all the best. See you in Saskatoon as User Antonio!