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Industry Chafes at APS Rules

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Science  08 Aug 1997:
Vol. 277, Issue 5327, pp. 757
DOI: 10.1126/science.277.5327.757

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ARGONNE, ILLINOIS-- Relations between the Department of Energy and synchrotron users have already begun to sour at the Advanced Photon Source (APS), DOE's new flagship facility outside Chicago. The problem centers on DOE's policies toward industrial users, who complain about the fees for conducting proprietary research and the rules governing what research they can do onsite.