US Department of Defence: Research at the Frontiers of X-Ray Free Electron Lasers

This funding opportunity supports small groups of investigators in experimental and theoretical efforts to advance ultrafast chemical and materials sciences that utilise x-ray free electron lasers. The following areas of research are supported:

  • probing and controlling electron motion within a molecule;
  • discovering novel quantum phases through coherent light-matter coupling;
  • capturing rare events and intermediate states in the transformation of matter.

Funding & Duration

The total estimated budget is USD $20M (approx AUD $26M).

Grants are worth between USD $300,000 and USD $1.5m (approx AUD $390,000 and  AUD $1.94M) per year for a period of up to three years. A total of 15 awards are available.


Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Institutions) are eligible to apply.

All types of applicants, except federally funded research and development centres contractors and non-profit organisations, may apply.

Applications from consortia are encouraged.

Submission Requirements & Due Dates

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