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微細構造解析 物質・材料研究機構 National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)

Call for 2018B NIMS BL15XU Nanotechnology Platform Proposals

 BL15XU, the NIMS beamline at SPring-8, is pleased to invite research proposals for the term 2018B, the second half of the fiscal year 2018.
 We hope for many of users to continue to utilize advanced techniques for analysis and characterization of materials using synchrotron X-rays at the NIMS beamline.

 Please visit our website (

<Beamtime period>
From October 2018 through February 2019 (tentative)

<Experimental methods>
Hard x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, high-precision powder x-ray diffraction, and thin film x-ray diffraction are available.

<Submission deadline>
Proposals must be received by May 22th noon, 2018 (JST).

<Download application forms>
Station website :
[NOTE] Please ensure that you download the latest version (for the term 2018B) from our website.