10.1.1. User Office

User Office

The User Office is the primary point of contact for the NIF User Group, which includes all researchers performing experiments on NIF. The User Office provides infrastructure and administrative support for NIF users and the NIF User Group, including badging; operational, security, and safety training; data archiving and retrieval; shot request form preparation assistance; of ce and laboratory space; website maintenance; information technology support; and development and maintenance of this manual. The NIF User Office also manages the process and policies for allocations of NIF facility time.

Longer-term visitors are supported by the NIF Visitor Office (see Section 10.1.2).