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Facility Performance

The UK materials science beamline at the ESRF is one of EPSRC's mid-range facilities. It is managed by the Universities of Liverpool and Warwick under a service contract with EPSRC. The Key Performance indicators and service level agreement can be found here.

The Scientific Areas of Research performed on the mid-range facility for up to and including Quarter 21 are shown below:


Mid-range performance as determined by our users for up to Quarter 21. Scores are out of 5, with 5 being excellent:



Additional key performance indicators and other statistics are shown in the following sections.

Key Performance Indicators for Quarter 21:


Number of Complaints received: 0


Performance Indicators for the beamline since 2001

Cumulative information for the beamtime funded by EPSRC is shown below. Statistics from ESRF public beamtime slots and commissioning is not included.


If you have any feedback about the performance of XMaS or wish to register a complaint, please get in touch at the earliest opportunity. Details of our complaints and dispute procedure can be found here.


If you wish to provide feedback on XMaS or any of the other mid-range facilities to EPSRC directly please email.