User Resources

Online Learning for MagLab Users

This collection of 16 training videos for early-career scientists doing experiments at the MagLab covers everything from noise suppression to visible optics.

User Summer School graphic of school house.

Global User Community

In 2015, the MagLab worked with 1,615 scientists from more than 300 universities, labs and companies around the globe. Find out who they are and where they're from.

2015 User Institution Map

Diverse Group of Users

MagLab users work across our seven facilities and are at different points in their careers. About 29% of student users and 27% of postdoc users are female.

Graphs of Diverse Group of Users

More than 1,400 researchers from around the world do experiments at the lab every year (see our 2015 User Institution Map (Interactive map)). The lab offers a wide array of resources to these users, including a deeply experienced support staff, customized tools, training, financial support, housing assistance and more.

Travel and Lodging

Travel and Lodging

Magnet Lab facilities are spread across our three sites, near Florida State University in Tallahassee, at the University of Florida in Gainesville and at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico. These pages contain information…
User News

User News

Updates on user deadlines, achievements and other information.
Users Committee

Users Committee

The Magnet Lab's Users Committee (pictured above, during the 2016 Users Committee meeting) represents the laboratory’s broad multidisciplinary user community and advises the lab's leadership on all issues affecting users of our facilities. The committee…

Dependent Care Travel Grant

Attending meetings and conferences is a vital and necessary career-development step for scientists in all disciplines, but such attendance can be financially and logistically burdensome for early career scientists struggling to balance this time-intensive part of their careers with the demands of family life.

Experiment Support

Information on support services for users, including cryogenics, electronics, instruments, safety, facilities, machine shop and computer support.

Funding Opportunities

Visiting scientists who share the results of their experiments use our facilities for free. In addition, the MagLab offers several funding opportunities to assist with dependent care, travel and other expenses.

Magnet Search

Search for a magnet by technique, field strength, bore size or other parameter.

Measurement Techniques

Dozens of measurement techniques can be performed at the MagLab's seven user facilities, many at multiple facilities.

Safety Training & Resources

The MagLab has a comprehensive set of safety programs designed to ensure the safest possible conditions for faculty, staff, users and visitors. The MagLab uses pdfIntegrated Safety Management (ISM) as a process to ensure safe, quality work. Training is required for all staff, faculty and users, as well as for long-term visitors.

User Testimonials

Visiting scientists talk about what makes the MagLab a great place to do research.

User Training Videos

This collection of training videos for MagLab users covers everything from noise suppression to visible optics.