Operating cycles and Beamtime Allocation
The large scale facility BESSY II is running 24h per day, 7 days per week. Breaks for maintenance are regularly scheduled.
Please note: BER II ceased operation on December 11, 2019
For users of BESSY II instruments and stations, beamtime is allocated in days. These may be broken down in shifts.
- early shift (7:00-15:00)
- late shift (15:00-23:00)
- night shift (23:00-7:00)
Detailed information on the status of HZB beamtime is available via GATE, but only for users connected with the respective beamtime.