SIBYLS Mail-in SAXS Advanced Light Source in Berkeley, California

Welcome to the SIBYLS beamline

SIBYLS offers High-Throughput Small Angle X-ray Scattering (HT-SAXS) and Size-Exclusion Chromatography Small Angle X-ray Scattering (SEC-SAXS) data collection through our mail-in program.

Please follow the respective instructions for booking a mail-in slot for either HT-SAXS or SEC-SAXS. See links at top menu.

Be sure to acknowledge SIBYLS when using data generated at beamline 12.3.1.

For more information go to The SIBYLS Beamline.

If you have any questions, please contact Kathryn.


ANNOUNCEMENT : Beam is back at the ALS

• Mail-in shifts are open through mid-December. If the shift you're interested in is full, feel free to email Kathryn.

• The ALS will have a 3-month maintenance shutdown from December 24th, 2021 - March 21st, 2022. Be sure to plan your experiments accordingly.

• SIBYLS beamline scientists will be holding office hours once a week to go over SAXS data analysis and answer questions you might have about SAXS. If you are interested in attending, please email Kathryn at