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

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

J-PARC MLF are pleased to announce that the 2017B General Use proposal round will be open from Wednesday 17 May 2017.

Researchers wishing to conduct experiments at any of the MLF neutron or muon beamlines during 2017B (November 2017- March 2018) are invited to submit proposals via the J-PARC Proposal Submission System by the deadline below:

2017B General Use Proposal Submission Deadline:
17:00 (JST) Wednesday 7 June, 2017

* Demand on the Proposal Submission System is typically very high on the day that applications close. You are strongly recommended to submit your proposal well in advance of the deadline.


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Instruments available in 2017B at a glance…

Neutron Instruments

Neutron Diffraction

BL03 iBIX – IBARAKI Biological Crystal Diffractometer
BL08 SuperHRPD – Super High Resolution Powder Diffractometer
BL09 SPICA – Special Environment Neutron Powder Diffractometer
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

Inelastic Neutron Scattering

BL01 4SEASONS – 4D Space Access Neutron Spectrometer
BL02 DNA – Biomolecular Dynamics Spectrometer
BL06 VIN ROSE – Neutron Resonance Spin Echo Spectrometers (now available) *(only MIEZE spectrometer)
BL12 HRC – High-Resolution Chopper Spectrometer
BL14 AMATERAS – Cold-Neutron Disk-Chopper Spectrometer

SANS and Neutron Reflectometry

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

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

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