Information, Measures and Recommendations

Information for guest scientists

User runs, users

User experiments at PETRA III, and FLASH are running under consideration of the Corona-related safety requirements. More information can be found here. If you have any questions, please contact the User Office (

DESY supports the investigation of the COVID-19 virus characteristics and the development of possible vaccine and treatments. We offer fast-track access to PETRA III beamlines for research related to SARS-CoV-2. If you have any questions, also regarding the operation of PETRA III or FLASH, please contact the User Office (

If you are a DESY user who has returned to your institute after your stay at DESY and finds out that you are infected, please inform us immediately at