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Research Frontiers 2007

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Contents 2 664KB
Editor's Note 8 464KB
Preface 9 483KB
Scientific Frontiers 10 724KB
  A Place in the "X-ray" Sun – Endeavors at Frontiers of Research
M. Takata
11 2.1MB
  Life Science: Structural Biology 16 561KB
    Crystal Structure of Human Membrane Integrated Protein Responsible for Biosynthesis of Cysteinyl Leukotrienes
H. Ago and M. Miyano
18 1.0MB
    Structures of Human MD-2 Coreceptor and Its Complex with Antiendotoxic Lipid IVa Preventing Endotoxin Shock
Y. Satow and U. Ohto
20 1.4MB
    Structural Study on the Extracellular Signaling Molecule Reelin Involved in the Cortical Layer Formation
T. Nogi, N. Yasui and J. Takagi
22 611KB
    Real-time Small-angle X-ray Scattering Observation of Assembly and Disassembly Dynamics of Cyanobacterial Periodosome
S. Akiyama, A. Nohara, K. Ito and Y. Maéda
24 670KB
    Structural Insights into RNA-dependent Cysteine Biosynthesis in Archaea
R. Fukunaga and S.Yokoyama
26 1.9MB
    Structural Basis of Dynamic Polymerization of DIX Domains: Revised Model of Wnt Signaling
N. Shibata and Y. Higuchi
28 365KB
    Crystal Structures of [NiFe] Hydrogenase Maturation Proteins, HypC, HypD, and HypE
S. Watanabe and K. Miki
30 318KB
    Extensive Structural Similarity between the Flagellar Type III ATPase FliI and F1-ATPase Subunits
K. Imada, T. Minamino and K. Namba
32 374KB
    Structural Basis for Substrate Recognition and Dissociation by Human Transportin 1
T. Imasaki, T. Shimizu, H. Hashimoto, M. Yamada and M. Sato
34 361KB
    Crystal Structure of MgtE Mg2+ Transporte
M. Hattori and O. Nureki
36 316KB
    Crystal Structure of the EFC/F-BAR Domain –Mechanism of Membrane Invagination in Endocytosis–
A. Shimada and S. Yokoyama
38 812KB
  Life Science: Medical Biology 40 513KB
    Twisting Conformational Changes of Single KcsA Potassium Channel upon Gating Using Diffracted X-ray Tracking
H. Shimizu, M. Iwamoto, Y. C. Sasaki and S. Oiki
42 313KB
    Effects of Sustained Length Dependent Activation on In Situ Cross-bridge Dynamics in Rat Hearts
J. T. Pearson, M. Shirai and N. Yagi
44 270KB
    Structural Analysis of Human Hair in Aqueous Solutions Using Microbeam X-ray Diffraction
T. Inoue, N. Ohta and N. Yagi
46 208KB
    In Vivo X-ray Angiography of Mouse Brain Using Synchrotron Radiation
T. Kondoh
48 361KB
    Imaging Lung Aeration at Birth Identifies Better Strategies for Ventilating Very Premature Babies
S. B. Hooper, M. Kitchen, N. Yagi and R. Lewis
50 663KB
  Materials Science: Structure 52 494KB
    Incommensurately Modulated Phase of Phosphorus under Pressure
H. Fujihisa, Y. Akahama and Y. Ohishi
54 218KB
    Direct Observation of Oxygen Stabilization in Layered Ferroelectric Bi3.25La0.75Ti3O12
C. Moriyoshi, Y. Kuroiwa and Y. Noguchi
56 275KB
    Unique Structures in Yttrium Trihydride at High Pressure
A. Machida
58 261KB
    High-oxygen-pressure Crystal Growth of Ferroelectric Bi4Ti3O12 Single Crystals
Y. Noguchi, M. Miyayama and Y. Kuroiwa
60 225KB
    Structural Characterization of Ar+-irradiated SrTiO3 Showing Room-temperature Blue Luminescence
Y. Shimakawa, D. Kan and O. Sakata
62 174KB
    Multilayer Relaxation of Ru Studied by Surface X-ray Diffraction
M. Nakamura and O. Sakata
64 220KB
    Instability of Electron Gas in an Expanding Metal
K. Matsuda, K. Tamura and M. Inui
66 159KB
    A Peculiar Fluctuation in the Metal-nonmetal Transition Observed in the Supercritical Fluid Mercury
M. Inui, K. Matsuda and K. Tamura
68 226KB
    Mesoscopic Structure Analysis of Metallic Materials by Coherent X-ray Diffraction Microscopy
Y. Takahashi, Y. Nishino, T. Ishikawa and E. Matsubara
70 218KB
    How Can We Determine Noncrystalline Structures from Diffraction Data?
K. Fuchizaki
72 166KB
  Materials Science: Electronic & Magnetic Properties 74 541KB
    Nanoscale Elastic Inhomogeneity in a Pd-based Metallic Glass Observed by Inelastic X-ray Scattering and Ultrasonic Experiments
T. Ichitsubo, E. Matsubara, S. Hosokawa and A. Q. R. Baron
76 344KB
    Lattice Dynamics of the Zn-Mg-Sc Icosahedral Quasicrystal and Its 1/1 Periodic Approximant
M. de Boissieu
78 487KB
    Isotope Effect in LixZrNCl Superconductors
Y. Taguchi and Y. Iwasa
80 280KB
    Phonon Softening in Superconducting Diamond
M. Hoesch and T. Fukuda
82 318KB
    Charge Density Study of Transparent p-type Semiconductor (LaO)CuS
K. Takase and Y. Kuroiwa
84 427KB
    Perpendicular Magnetization of 1-nm-Thick Epitaxial FePt Films Probed by Soft X-ray Magnetic Circular Dichroism
S. Imada
86 294KB
    Infrared Study of the Valence Transition Compound YbInCu4 Using Cleaved Surfaces
H. Okamura
88 262KB
    Itinerant to Localized Transition of f-Electrons in Heavy Fermion Superconductor UPd2Al3
S. Fujimori
90 357KB
    Probing Bulk Three-dimensional Fermi Surfaces of a Strongly Correlated Material by Soft X-ray Angle-resolved Photoemission
A. Sekiyama, M. Yano and S. Suga
92 369KB
    Nuclear Forward Scattering Study of Relaxation in the Geometrically Frustrated Ferromagnet Dy2Ti2O7
J. P. Sutter, A. Q. R. Baron, R. Higashinaka and S. Tsutsui
94 393KB
    Configurational Energetics in Ice Ih Probed by Compton Scattering
K. Nygård, M. Hakala and K. Hämäläinen
96 277KB
    High Field X-ray Magnetoabsorption Spectroscopy of Valence Transition in YbInCu4
Y. H. Matsuda and T. Inami
98 655KB
  Chemical Science 100 494KB
    Structural Investigation of the Charge-transfer Transition in Two-dimensional Cyanide Complex
J. E. Kim and Y. Moritomo
102 222KB
    Correlation between Molecular Arrangement and Emission Mechanism of Melem in Langmuir-Blodgett Films of Lanthanide(III) Complex with Stearic Acid
A. Ishii and M. Hasegawa
104 706KB
    Mesoscopic Tiling Patterns of ABC Star-shaped Terpolymers Studied by Microbeam Small-angle X-ray Scattering
K. Hayashida, A. Takano and Y. Matsushita
106 645KB
    Degree of Supercooling (ΔT ) Dependence and Mass Distribution Function Q(N,t ) of Nano-nucleation of Polymers by SAXS
K. Okada, S. Sasaki and M. Hikosaka
108 269KB
    Structure-magnetic Properties of Rare-earth Metals Confined in Carbon Nano-spaces
R. Kitaura
110 498KB
    Femtosecond Nuclear Dynamics at Core-valence Doubly Excited States
Y. Hikosaka, E. Shigemasa and N. Kosugi
112 229KB
    Youngʼs Double-slit Experiment Using Core-level Photoemission from N2
X.-J. Liu, N. A. Cherepkov, F. Gel’mukhanov and K. Ueda
114 262KB
    Discontinuous Reorientation of Crystal Lattice and Its Relation with Higher-Order Structure Change in Drawing Process of Polyethylene Fibers
K. Tashiro, S. Takeda and M. Hanesaka
116 361KB
    Liquid Structure of Room Temperature Ionic Liquids Revealed by High-energy X-ray Diffraction and Molecular Dynamics Simulation
Y. Umebayashi, S. Fukuda, Y. Kameda and S. Kohara
118 375KB
    Exciton Properties of Organic Molecules Revealed by Inelastic X-ray Scattering
K.Yang, D. Feng and Y. Cai
120 837KB
  Earth & Planetary Science 122 503KB
    Microstructure of Bubbles in Flowing Magma
M. Nakamura, S. Okumura and A. Tsuchiyama
124 784KB
    In Situ Observation of Liquid Immiscibility in the Fe-O-S System at High Pressures and Temperatures
K. Tsuno, H. Terasaki and E. Ohtani
126 166KB
    High-pressure B2 Phase of FeS: New High-pressure Polymorph under the Earthʼs Core Conditions
N. Sata, K. Hirose and H. Kobayashi
128 263KB
    Development of In Situ Brillouin Spectroscopy at High Pressure and Temperature Using Synchrotron Radiation and Infrared Laser Heating System: Application to the Earthʼs Deep Interior Application to the Earthʼs Deep Interior
M. Murakami
130 625KB
  Environmental Science 132 512KB
    XAFS Study on the Comparison of Soil-water Distribution of Antimony with that of Arsenic under Various Redox Conditions
S. Mitsunobu and Y. Takahashi
134 361KB
    EXAFS Investigation of Adsorption and Separation Phenomena of Metal Ions in Organic Resin – Specific Coordination Properties in Micropores
A. Ikeda, H. Shiwaku and T. Yaita
136 330KB
    In Situ Time-resolved Time-gating Quick XAFS Study for Dynamic Surface Events on the Pt/C Cathode in a Fuel Cell
M. Tada and Y. Iwasawa
138 490KB
    Sintering Inhibition Mechanism of Platinum Supported on Ceria-based Oxide for Automotive Catalyst
Y. Nagai, K. Dohmae and N. Takagi
140 414KB
    Why Gold Becomes Active When in Form of Dispersed 3 nm Particles? Reaction Intermediate Detected at SPring-8
Y. Izumi
142 542KB
    Atomic-scale Environment of Re and Radiogenic 187Os in Natural Molybdenite Mineral Related to Reliable Re-Os Dating
Y. Takahashi
144 683KB
  Industrial Applications 146 473KB
    Effect of Interface Layers on Phase-change Recording Material as Analyzed by HX-PES Method
T. Nakai and M. Yoshiki
148 208KB
    Application of XMCD-PEEM to the Magnetic-domain Structural Analysis of Nd-Fe-B Sintered Magnets
S. Yamamoto, M. Yonemura and T. Kinoshita
150 454KB
    Study of Correlation between LC Display Quality and Degree of Crystallinity at Surface of Alignment Film
T. Sakai, H. Ishii and I. Hirosawa
152 302KB
    Three-dimensional Topography Using an X-ray Microbeam and Novel Slit Technique
R. Tanuma and T. Tamori
154 323KB
    Application of X-ray Microtomography to Evaluate Thermal Fatigue Crack Propagation and Lifetime in Flip Chip Interconnects
H. Tsuritani, T. Takayanagi and T. Sayama
156 284KB
    Detection of Cracks due to SCC in Ni-base Alloys by Synchrotron Radiation CT Imaging
S. Nakahigashi, M. Terasawa, A. Yamamoto and K. Kajiwara
158 477KB
    Infrared SR Analysis of Trace Vitamin E in an Artificial Joint Made of Ultrahigh Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE)
N. Nishimura, E. Fukuda, Y. Yamazaki, Y. Ikemoto and T. Moriwaki
160 280KB
    Analysis of Ingredients that Penetrate into the Inside of Hair by Infrared Microspectroscopy
S. Inamasu, T. Moriwaki and Y. Ikemoto
162 734KB
  Instrumentations & Methodology 164 520KB
    Application of WAXD/SAXS Simultaneous Measurements to Study Aggregation Structure of Polyvinylfluoride in Ferroelectric Phase Transition Process
H. Masunaga, S. Sasaki and Kohji Tashiro
166 310KB
    Ultrahigh-pressure Synchrotron Radiation 57Fe-Mössbauer Spectroscopy Using Single-line Pure Nuclear Bragg Reflection
T. Mitsui
168 363KB
    Milliseconds Quick XAFS System Using Quasimonochromatic Undulator Radiation
T. Uruga, H. Tanida and H. Yamazaki
170 443KB
    Development of a Scanning Tunneling Microscope for In Situ Experiments with a Synchrotron Radiation X-ray Microbeam
A. Saito, Y. Kuwahara and M. Aono
172 377KB
    Unique Recovery of Complex Transmissivity Using X-ray In-line Holography and Two-beam Interferometry
Y. Kohmura and T. Sakurai
174 283KB
    X → X+EUV Parametric Conversion Interfered with by Compton Scattering
K. Tamasaku
176 799KB
  Nuclear Physics 178 509KB
    Coherent φ-Meson Photoproduction from Deuterium
W.-C. Chang
180 222KB
    Backward-angle Photoproduction of π0 Mesons on Proton at BL33LEPS
M. Sumihama
182 637KB
Accelerators and Beamlines Frontiers 184 757KB
  Beam Performance 185 1.6MB
    Developments and Upgrades of Storage Ring
    Developments and Upgrades of Linac
  Controls & Computing 199 270KB
    Virtualization of the Operator Consoles on Beamline Control System
    Network Security in SPring-8
  New Apparatus & Upgrades 203
    Undulator Update in 2007
    Development of SAXS Apparatus Equipped at Hyogo Prefectural Beamline BL08B2
    Upgrade of High Pressure Research Beamline BL10XU
    Construction of a Side Beamline of BL12XU for HAXPES
    High-resolution and Highly Stabilized Beamline BL17SU for Advanced Soft X-ray Spectroscopy
Facility Status
  Machine Operation
  Proposal Schemes, Utilization Statistics and Research Outcome
  Budget and Personnel
  Research Complex
  Users Societies, Conferences and Other Activities
Project XFEL
    Progress of the XFEL Project at SPring-8
    Surveying Nanosize Particle and Flaw – Mask Defect Inspection System in Extreme Ultraviolet Lithography for Next-Generation Lithography –

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