The Advanced Light Source advances science for the benefit of society by providing our world-class synchrotron light source capabilities and expertise to a broad scientific community.
Our core values guide our strategy and practices and shape our working environment and culture for staff, users, and other visitors who are part of our community.
COLLABORATION – Our staff and users carry on our founding tradition of team science, working together to contribute to and share in our achievements.
DEDICATION – A passion for our mission motivates us to be proactive and diligent, and to strive for excellence.
DIVERSITY – Our community thrives best when we seek out, respect, and embrace diverse perspectives, roles, and people.
INNOVATION – Creative ideas and resourceful problem-solving drive our success and lead us into the future.
INTEGRITY – As stewards of a publicly funded national resource and members of the scientific community, we are accountable for performing our roles ethically and with professionalism and transparency.
SAFETY – We uphold a culture and follow work practices that foster a safe environment for everyone at our facility.