Archives of BES CRAs June 2008

The research portfolio of the Basic Energy Sciences (BES) program consists of distinct Core Research Activities (CRAs), which align with the BES organizational and budget structures.


FY 2007 Budget Authority, B/A, Dollars in Thousands

(from FY 2007 column of FY 2009 President's Budget Request)

All 22 CRAs

Materials Sciences and Engineering Division

FY 2007CRA Title
42,720 Experimental Condensed Matter Physics
23,208 Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics
12,626 Mechanical Behavior and Radiation Effects
25,964 Physical Behavior of Materials
38,943 Neutron and X-Ray Scattering (includes CRA that follows)
Ultrafast Science and Instrumentation (budget included above)
23,021 Electron and Scanning Probe Microscopies
7,280 EPSCoR
15,592 Synthesis and Processing Science
46,439 Materials Chemistry (budget combined with CRA below)
46,439 Biomolecular Materials (budget combined with CRA above)

Scientific User Facilities Division

FY 2007CRA Title
506,177 Neutron and X-Ray Scattering Facilities
92,922 Nanoscience Science Research Centers
8,040 Electron-beam Microcharacterization Centers
1,476 Accelerator and Detector Research

Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences Division

FY 2007CRA Title
18,112 Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Sciences
33,877 Chemical Physics Research
30,603 Solar Photochemistry
28,925 Energy Biosciences Research
(Photosynthetic Systems; Physical Biosciences)
39,711 Catalysis Science
15,860 Separations and Analysis
9,427 Heavy Element Chemistry
21,392 Geosciences Research