On site

In this section you will find useful information during your stay about the infrastructure. For all the details, we recommend that you read the user guide.

Public transports

From Paris and Charles de Gaulle airport, RER B towards Saint-Rémy-Lès-Chevreuse until :

- Massy-Palaiseau station, then take bus n ° 91-06 B or n ° 91-06 C towards Saint-Quentin Gare. Get off at L’Orme des Merisiers (approx. 25 min. By bus);

- Le Guichet station, then reach the bus station and take bus n ° 9 towards Saclay Jouy-en-Josas. Get off at the L'Orme des Merisiers stop (approx. 10 min. By bus).
The route between the Guichet RER station (follow the 'bus' exit) and the bus station is signposted for pedestrians.

- Gif-sur-Yvette station, then take bus n ° 10 towards Buc. Get off at the Saint-Aubin stop (Please note, no traffic on Saturdays and Sundays) .

 

From Paris Orly airport, RER B take Orlyval until Anthony then RER B towards Saint-Rémy-Lès-Chevreuse until :

- Massy-Palaiseau station, then take bus n ° 91-06 B or n ° 91-06 C towards Saint-Quentin Gare. Get off at L’Orme des Merisiers (approx. 25 min. By bus);

- Le Guichet station, then reach the bus station and take bus n ° 9 towards Saclay Jouy-en-Josas. Get off at the L'Orme des Merisiers stop (approx. 10 min. By bus); The route between the Guichet RER station (follow the 'bus' exit) and the bus station is signposted for pedestrians ;

- Gif-sur-Yvette station, then take bus n ° 10 towards Buc. Get off at the Saint-Aubin stop (Please note, no traffic on Saturdays and Sundays) .

Acommodation

Regarding accommodation, here are the suggestions we can make.

B&B Hotel Saclay
Plateau du Moulon , RN 118, 91190 Gif-sur-Yvette, France
+33 (0)8 92 78 80 91

Hôtel Les Chevaliers des Balances
1 Place de la Mairie, 91190 Saint-Aubin, France
leschevaliersdesbalances@gmail.com
+33 (0)1 69 41 20 55

Hôtel d'Orsay
2 Rue François Leroux, 91400 Orsay, France
hotel.orsay@orange.fr
+33 (0)1 64 86 17 47

Hôtel le Village
4 Rue Neuve, 91190 Gif-sur-Yvette, France
hotel.le.village@wanadoo.fr
+33 (0)1 69 28 82 51

Campanile
3 rue Joliot Curie 91192 Gif-sur-Yvette, France
paris.saclay@campanile.fr
+33 (0)8 92 23 48 12 (reservation) - +33 (0)1 84 00 85 35 (lobby)

Badge

The IR Apollon is a protected area. It is therefore compulsory to carry a valid badge with you when you are within the Orme des Merisiers site and facilities.
The same goes for the premises of IR Apollon.

Schedule

IR Apollon is open from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday to Friday.
Hours of support teams (laser and experiment): 8:15 am - 6:30 pm. Outside of these hours the experimental area is no longer accessible.
Shooting times : 1st shot from 10:00 a.m. - last shot at 5.15 p.m. Monday to Friday.

Lunch

For your meals, you can access the Algorithmes cafeteria. A kitchen is also at your disposal if you wish.

Wifi Access

The entire IR Apollon has two WIFI access. You have the possibilities to access to it:
• Through the “Guest” visitor network of the École Polytechnique (no settings are necessary)
• Through the Eduroam network if you have valid access.

Safety

Training in laser risks and awareness of radiological risks must be followed in order to be able to access the experimental rooms. An exemption will be provided to people who have taken these training courses and whose validity is less than three years old.
All of your equipment used in the experimental rooms will be checked for radiation in order to verify or not the presence of activation. In the event of a positive detection on a piece of equipment, you will be allowed to leave with it if you have all the necessary authorizations and documents. Otherwise, this equipment will be stored in our premises and treated according to our procedure (storage for decay or waste).