CHESS is now offering remote and in-person data collection at all CHESS beamlines.

Submitting general user proposals is the most common way for users to access CHESS beamline.

The CHESS Machine Status Board is refreshed every 15 seconds.

CHESS users gain access to a wide range of resources both at the facility and across campus.

Details about upcoming x-ray runs.

Next Run: 9/22/21-11/23/21

The CHESS New User Guide is a step-by-step guide to help you to apply for beamtime, how to get ready for your experiment, what to do when you get here and how to report when you leave. 

Users at CHESS must complete safety training before working in any of our laboratories or experimental areas.

Submit a proposal, apply for beamtime, take the User Online Exam, submit annual report.

Ithaca, New York is a small town in Upstate New York, and is the home of Cornell University and Ithaca College. Besides being known for the two colleges here, the area is also well known for its many waterfalls, gorges, and wineries.

This page details the information needed to ship samples or equipment to CHESS. Please note that we cannot adjust beam time if your materials do not arrive in time.

An acknowledgment of funding sources must appear on all publications resulting from the use of CHEXS/MacCHESS/MSN-C facilities leading to publications, whether or not they are copyrighted.