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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 2018A NIMS BL15XU Nanotechnology Platform Proposals

 BL15XU, the NIMS beamline at SPring-8, is pleased to invite research proposals for the term 2018A, the first half of the fiscal year 2018.

Please visit our website ( for application procedures.

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From April through July 2018 (tentative)

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

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Proposals must be received by November 28th noon, 2017 (JST).

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

For further information, please contact the Synchrotron X-ray Station at SPring-8, NIMS;
BL15XU Office : BL15XUoffice(at)