Announcement of the J-PARC MLF 2017A General Use Proposal Round Call for Proposals

The Call for Proposals for the 2017A General User Program at the MLF is now CLOSED.

J-PARC Center and CROSS-Tokai are pleased to announce that the 2017A General Use proposal round will be open from Monday 17 October 2016.

Researchers wishing to conduct experiments at any of the MLF neutron or muon beamlines during 2017A (April - November 2017) are invited to submit proposals via the J-PARC Proposal Submission System by the deadline below:

2017A General Use Proposal Submission Deadline: 17:00 (JST) Monday 7 November 2016.


Instruments available in 2017A at a glance…

Neutron Instruments
Neutron DiffractionSANS and Neutron Reflectometry
BL03 iBIX -IBARAKI Biological Crystal Diffractometer
BL08 SuperHRPD - Super High Resolution Powder Diffractometer
BL09 SPICA -Special Environment Neutron Powder Diffractometer  (now available)
BL11 PLANET - High-Pressure Neutron Diffractometer
BL18 SENJU - Extreme Environment Single Crystal Neutron Diffractometer
BL19 TAKUMI - Engineering Materials Diffractometer
BL20 iMATERIA - IBARAKI Materials Design Diffractometer
BL21 NOVA - High Intensity Total Diffractometer
BL15 TAIKAN - Small and Wide Angle Neutron Scattering Instrument
BL16 SOFIA - Soft Interface Analyzer
BL17 SHARAKU -  Polarized Neutron Reflectometer
Other Neutron Instruments
BL04 ANNRI - Accurate Neutron-Nucleus Reaction Measurement Instrument
BL05 NOP - Neutron Optics and Physics Beamline
BL10 NOBORU - NeutrOn Beam-line for Observation and Research Use
BL22 RADEN -Energy Resolved Neutron Imaging System
Inelastic Neutron Scattering
BL01 4SEASONS - 4D Space Access Neutron Spectrometer
BL02 DNA -  Biomolecular Dynamics Spectrometer
BL12 HRC -High-resolution chopper spectrometer
BL14 AMATERAS - Cold-Neutron Disk-Chopper Spectrometer

For the Public Beamlines (BL01, BL02, BL11, BL15, BL17, BL18 and BL22), CROSS-Tokai accepts proposals jointly with MLF via the J-PARC Proposal Submission System.

See here for more details of Neutron Instruments and beamline contacts.

Muon Instruments
Muon Spectroscopy
D1 - Muon Spectrometer for Materials and Life Science Experiments
D2 - Muon Spectrometer for Basic Science Experiments
S1 ARTEMIS - General purpose µSR spectrometer (now available)

J-PARC also welcomes Preliminary (P-type) proposals to use the muon instruments at the MLF. If submitting a P-type proposal, please designate it as such within the online system when prompted.

See here for more details of Muon Instruments and beamline contacts.

Other important information

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