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Research Frontiers 2014

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  Page Size
Contents 1 1.2MB
Preface 5 766KB
Editor's Note 6 828KB
Scientific Frontiers 7 905KB
    Earth Science in SPring-8 8 1.4MB
    Cardiovascular Medicine in SPring-8 12 1.3MB
  Life Science: Structural Biology    
    Crystal structure of the LH1-RC complex in bacterial photosynthesis
K. Takeda and K. Miki
16 1.1MB
    Crystal structure of an associated form of NADPH-cytochrome P450 reductase with heme oxygenase
M. Sugishima, K. Fukuyama and M. Noguchi
18 1.1MB
    Crystal structure of voltage-gated proton channel
K. Takeshita, Y. Okamura and A. Nakagawa
20 1.1MB
    Crystal structure of heterotetrameric NMDA receptor reveals insights into subunit arrangement and function
E. Karakas and H. Furukawa
22 1.1MB
    Agonist-bound structure of purinergic receptor P2Y12
K. Zhang, J. Zhang, B. Wu and Q. Zhao
24 1MB
    Crystal structure of YidC reveals a mechanism of Sec-independent membrane protein
K. Kumazaki , T. Tsukazaki and O. Nureki
26 1.1MB
    Structure of the human DDB1– Cereblon – thalidomide complex
T. Mori and T. Hakoshima
28 945KB
    Crystal structure of Cas9 in complex with guide RNA and target DNA
H. Nishimasu and O. Nureki
30 1MB
  Life Science: Medical Biology    
    Blue light-induced conformational changes in Chlamydomonas phototropin
K. Okajima and M. Nakasako
32 1MB
    Real time intramolecular motion of ligand-gated ion channel at the single molecule level
H. Sekiguchi and Y. C. Sasaki
34 1.1MB
    Role of Rho-kinase in early diabetic coronary vasoconstriction
J. T. Pearson, M. Shirai and K. Umetani
36 1MB
  Materials Science: Structure    
    Ferrocene-based metal-organic nanotubes and nanorings with ultra-large dimensions:Redox-mediated modulation of noncovalent forces
T. Fukino
38 1.2MB
    Spatially resolved structure and spectroscopic analysis of a plastically bent molecular crystal
M. K. Panda, N. Yasuda, T. Moriwaki and P. Naumov
40 1.4MB
    Highly efficient carbon monoxide trap by a transformable soft nanospace of porous crystal
R. Matsuda
42 1.1MB
    Acute and obtuse rhombohedrons in the local structures of relaxor ferroelectric Pb(Mg1/3Nb2/3)O3
W. Hu, K. Hayashi and K. Ohwada
44 1.1MB
    Lattice symmetry breaking at the hidden-order transition in URu2Si2
T. Shibauchi
46 1.1MB
  Materials Science: Electronic & Magnetic Properties    
    Electron-doping evolution of spin and charge excitations in cuprate superconductors
K. Ishii and M. Fujita
48 1.3MB
    A complete high-to-low spin state transition of trivalent cobalt ion in octahedral symmetry in SrCo0.5Ru0.5O3–δ
J.-M. Chen, Z. Hu and L. H. Tjeng
50 1.1MB
    Fracture-induced amorphization of polycrystalline stishovite: Amorphization makes the ceramic tough
N. Nishiyama
52 1.1MB
    Complementary use of soft X-ray operando spectromicroscopies on the developments of next-generation devices
H. Fukidome, M. Kotsugi and M. Oshima
54 1.2MB
    How important is the surface potential barrier to determine the lifetime of photoexcited carriers on TiO2 photocatalysts?: Time-resolved photoelectron spectroscopy study
K. Ozawa, S. Yamamoto and I. Matsuda
56 1.5MB
    Novel transition from dimer Mott to charge order phase in a quarter-filled organic salt
R. Okazaki and I. Terasaki
58 1.9MB
    Synchrotron radiation-based Mössbauer spectra of 174Yb measured with internal conversion electrons
R. Masuda and M. Seto
60 1MB
  Chemical Science    
    Pt chemical species mapping in polymer electrolyte fuel cells by spatially-resolved nano-XAFS techniques
S. Takao, O. Sekizawa and Y. Iwasawa
62 1.1MB
    In situ observation of fuel cell electrodes by ambient-pressure hard X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy
Y. Takagi, T. Yokoyama and Y. Iwasawa
64 1.2MB
    Remarkably enhanced hydrogen-storage capacity and speed in Pd nanocrystals covered with a metal-organic framework
H. Kobayashi, G. Li and H. Kitagawa
66 1.2MB
    Inhomogeneity of liquid water revealed by resonant soft X-ray vibrational spectroscopy
Y. Harada, T. Tokushima and S. Shin
68 1.1MB
  Dynamical active optics for hard X-ray lasers
H. Yoneda
70 1MB
  X-ray two-photon absorption
K. Tamasaku
72 1MB
  Earth & Planetary Science    
    Low core-mantle boundary temperature inferred from the solidus of pyrolite
R. Nomura
74 1.1MB
    High-pressure radiative conductivity of dense silicate glasses and implications for dark-magmas at the Earth's core-mantle boundary
M. Murakami
76 1.1MB
    Elastic anisotropy of experimental analogs of perovskite and post-perovskite by means of inelastic X-ray scattering
A. Yoneda
78 1.1B
    Transportation of water into the deep lower mantle by new type of dense hydrous magnesium silicate
M. Nishi, T. Irifune and J. Tsuchiya
80 1MB
  Environmental Science    
    Detection of uranium and chemical state analysis of individual radioactive microparticles emitted from the Fukushima nuclear accident using multiple synchrotron radiation X-ray analyses
Y. Abe, Y. Iizawa and I. Nakai
82 988KB
    The chemical form of sulfur compounds in the Japanese pink coral (Corallium elatius) skeleton using µ-XRF/XAS speciation mapping
Y. Tamenori, T. Yoshimura and N. Iwasaki
84 1.1MB
    Tungsten species in natural ferromanganese oxides related to its different behavior from molybdenum in oxic ocean
T. Kashiwabara and Y. Takahashi
86 1.1MB
    Application of selenium in barite as a new redox indicator
K. Tokunaga, Y. Yokoyama and Y. Takahashi
88 1.1MB
  Industrial Applications    
    Determining the operating principle of a three-terminal domain wall device
H. Tanigawa
90 1.2MB
    Structural characterizations of organic semiconductor thin films investigated by two-dimensional grazing incidence X-ray diffraction
T. Watanabe
92 1.1MB
    Latest findings and measures in hair changes due to aging
L. Ito, K. Suzuta and H. Takano
94 1.4MB
    Non-platinum group metal catalysts of direct hydrazine anionic membrane fuel cells for automotive applications
H. Tanaka, K. Asazawa and T. Sakamoto
96 1.1MB
  Nuclear Physics    
    Backward-angle photoproduction of  and η' mesons from protons at Eγ = 1.5 - 3.0 GeV
Y. Morino
98 923MB
Accelerators & Beamlines Frontiers 100 924KB
    Beam Performance 101 1.1MB
    New Apparatus, Upgrades & Methodology  
      Major upgrade of BL25SU for soft X-ray imaging and spectroscopy using nano- and micro-focused beams 104 938KB
      Development of high lateral and wide angle resolved hard X-ray photoemission spectroscopy 106 1.2MB
    Beam Performance 108 895MB
    New Apparatus, Upgrades & Methodology    
      Extreme power density of hard X-ray free electron laser pulses generated by a two-staged reflective focusing system 110 929KB
      Development of a diamond X-ray phase retarder to generate a circularly polarized XFEL beam at SACLA 112 1MB
      Wavefront measurements by means of X-ray grating interferometry 114 1MB
      X-ray two-dimensional detector with a multi-port charge-coupled device for X-ray free electron laser experiments 116 1MB
      Single shot coherence properties of SACLA in the hard X-ray regime 118 1.3MB
      Second harmonic generation at hard X-ray wavelengths 120 963KB
      Femtosecond time-resolved X-ray absorption spectroscopy using SACLA: Dual beam direct absorption and X-ray fluorescence 122 1.1MB
      Femtosecond single-shot imaging with MAXIC at SACLA 124 1.1MB
      Imaging live cells by X-ray laser diffraction 126 1MB
      KOTOBUKI-1 apparatus for cryogenic coherent X-ray diffraction imaging 128 979KB
      Single-shot 3D structure determination of nanocrystals using femtosecond X-ray free electron laser pulses 130 1MB
      Serial femtosecond rotation crystallography: an opportunity for high-resolution crystal structure determination free from radiation damage 132 964KB
Facility Status 134 682KB
  SPring-8 SPring-8 Facility Status    
    Ⅰ. Introduction 135 705KB
    Ⅱ. Machine Operation 136 350KB
    Ⅲ. Beamlines 137 894KB
    Ⅳ. User Program and Statistics / Ⅴ. Research Outcome / Ⅵ. Budget and Personnel 141 665KB
    Ⅶ. Research Complex 141 869KB
    Ⅷ. Users Societies and Other Activities 143 1.3MKB
  SACLA Facility Status    
    Ⅰ. Introduction / Ⅱ. Machine Operation & Beamlines / Ⅲ. User Program and Statistics /Ⅳ.Research Outcome 144 1MB
NewSUBARU 146 717MB
    Fabrication of lab-on-a-chip by direct dry etching of PTFE using SR 147 957KB

Cover   506KB
Colophon   515KB
Back Cover   498KB

Note: The principal publication(s) concerning each article is indicated with all author's names in italics in the list of references.