Using Coral to Reserve an Instrument

  1. Start Coral using the Coral Remote (CMSE-MIT) shortcut.
     
  2. Log in to Coral using the credentials (username and password) that you created when you registered your account in CMSE MUMMS.
     
  3. Expand the list in the left pane so that you see the instrument that you are using. Select that instrument.
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  6. Select the tab Reservations for that instrument.
     
  7. By default, the reservation calendar shows 14 days into the future.
     
  8. Left-click and drag in the time frame when you want to use the instrument.

    For the X-ray SEF, there are some limits to number of hours during prime time (9 am to 5 pm on business days) that you can reserve the instrument.

    • For the PANalytical X'Pert Pro and Rigaku Cu-Source, you can reserve 15 hours of prime time for each instrument.
    • For all other instruments in the X-ray SEF, you can reserve 30 hours of prime time for each instrument
       
  9. Select the menu item Reservation Actions > Make. Your reservation will now appear on the calendar.