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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 2019B NIMS BL15XU Nanotechnology Platform Proposals

 BL15XU, the NIMS beamline at SPring-8, is pleased to invite research proposals for the term 2019B, the second half of the fiscal year 2019. (BL15XU is now in preparation for extending the contract from the second half of 2019 with SPring-8.)
 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 ( for application procedures.

<Beamtime period>
From September 2019 through February 2020 (tentative)

<Experimental methods>
Hard x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, high-precision powder x-ray diffraction, and 6-axis diffractometer for structural analysis of functional thin films are available.

<Submission deadline>
Proposals must be received by May 30th noon, 2019 (JST).

<Download application forms>
Station website:
[NOTE] Please ensure that you download the latest version (for the term 2019B) from our website.