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SPring-8/SACLA Research Frontiers 2019

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Contents 1 857 KB
Preface 5 773 KB
Editor's Note 6 594 KB
Scientific Frontiers 7 835 KB
    Synchrotron radiation-based X-ray analysis for cultural heritage and art
Y. Abe
8 4.3 MB
  Life Science    
  Serial femtosecond crystallography:    
  sacla Oxyl/oxo coupling mechanism for dioxygen formation in photosystem II
M. Suga and J. -R. Shen
12 1.7 MB
  High-resolution protein crystallography:    
    Charge-density analysis of green fluorescent protein at ultra-high resolution
K. Takaba and K. Takeda
14 1.9 MB
  Protein crystallography:    
    Crystal structure of heliorhodopsin
W. Shihoya
16 1.9 MB
  Protein crystallography:    
    Discovery of cap-specific adenosine-N6-methyltransferase (CAPAM)
S. Akichika, S. Hirano, O. Nureki and T. Suzuki
18 1.2 MB
  Protein crystallography:    
    In crystallo thermodynamic analysis of catalytic reaction in bacterial copper amine oxidase
T. Murakawa, S. Baba and T. Okajima
20 1.7 MB
  Protein crystallography:    
    Mechanism of stress-induced inhibition of eukaryotic translation initiation factor 2B
K. Kashiwagi and T. Ito
22 2.2 MB
  Protein hydration:    
    Sugars can protect hydration shell of proteins and stabilize their native structures in crowded molecular environment: clarified by complemental use of X-rays and neutrons
M. Hirai
24 2.1 MB
    Parkinson's disease is a type of amyloidosis characterized by accumulation of amyloid fibrils of -synuclein
K. Araki, N. Yagi and H. Mochizuki
26 1.4 MB
    Gradient of index and moduli is essential for optimal function of the eye lens
K. Wang, M. Hoshino and B. K. Pierscionek
28 1.9 MB
  Physical Science    
  Nuclear clock:    
    Active pumping of 229Th nuclear clock isomer by synchrotron radiation-based nuclear resonant scattering
T. Masuda, T. Hiraki, A. Yoshimi and K. Yoshimura
30 919 KB
  Barocaloric effect:    
    Pressure-induced phase transition in plastic crystal neopentylglycol with colossal barocaloric effects
B. Li, T. Sugahara and K. Li
32 1.7 MB
  Martensitic transformation:    
    Discovery of simple variant selection effect during stress-driven martensitic transformation
B. Yue, F. Hong and B. Chen
34 1.6 MB
  Ultrafast dislocation behavior:    
  sacla Studying ultrafast dynamics of temperature-dependent dislocation in Fe-0.1mass%C using femtosecond X-ray diffraction
M. Yonemura
36 1.5 MB
  Spin dynamics:    
    Direct evidence of Co-3d orbital change associated with spin crossover in LaCoO3 obtained by X-ray Compton scattering
Y. Kobayashi
38 1.1 MB
  Solid oxygen:    
    Oxygen K-edge X-ray Raman spectroscopy for solid oxygen up to 140 GPa with hard X-rays
H. Fukui
40 1.1 MB
  Magnetic anisotropy:    
    The magnetic anisotropy of graphene-covered cobalt on silicon carbide
R. Hönig, T. Ohkochi and C. Westphal
42 1.6 MB
  Antiferromagnetic domain motion:    
    Magnetoelectric-effect-driven antiferromagnetic domain motion revealed by scanning soft X-ray magnetic circular dichroism microscopy
Y. Shiratsuchi
44 1.9 MB
  Inelastic scattering:    
    Signature of rigidity transition in liquid As2Se3 observed by inelastic X-ray scattering
M. Inui, A. Q. R. Baron and Y. Kajihara
46 1.6 MB
  sacla First observation of ‘superfluorescence’ at extreme ultra-violet wavelengths
J. R. Harries, H. Iwayama and S. Kuma
48 1.3 MB
  Chemical Science    
  Photoactuator molecule:    
    Object transport system mimicking the cilia of Paramecium Aurelia, making use of the light-controllable crystal bending behavior of photochromic diarylethene
K. Uchida, R. Nishimura and A. Fujimoto
50 1.3 MB
  Multifunctional liquid crystal:    
    Supramolecular polymerization in liquid crystalline media enables modular approach to multifunctional core–shell columnar coassembly
K. Yano, Y. Itoh and T. Aida
52 2 MB
  Crystal-like droplet:    
    Single-crystal-like chiral organic droplets exhibiting unidirectional rotating sliding
T. Kajitani
54 1.4 MB
  Diamond semiconductor:    
    Determination of the 3D local structures of dopant in heavily phosphorus-doped diamond
T. Yokoya, H. Kato and T. Matsushita
56 2.4 MB
  Ultrafast X-ray spectroscopy:    
  sacla Tracking multiple components of a nuclear wavepacket in photexcited Cu(I)-phenanthroline complex using ultrafast X-ray spectroscopy
T. Katayama
58 1.1 MB
  Hydrogen bonds:    
    Environmental effects on the nature of hydrogen bonding detected by synchrotron FTIR microspectroscopy
M. Takahashi
60 1.2 MB
  Catalytic converter:    
    Dynamic behavior of Rh species in Rh/Al2O3 model catalyst during three-way catalytic reaction: An operando X-ray absorption spectroscopy study
H. Asakura, S. Hosokawa, K. Teramura and T. Tanaka
62 1.8 MB
  Fuel cells:    
    Operando observation of sulfur species that poison polymer electrolyte fuel cell studied by near ambient pressure hard X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy
T. Yokoyama and Y. Iwasawa
64 1.1 MB
  Fuel cells:    
    Operando three-dimensional imaging of distribution and degradation process of Pt-Co cathode catalyst in polymer electrolyte fuel cell
H. Matsui, Y. Tan and M. Tada
66 2.4 MB
  PEFC catalyst:    
    Electrical double layer structure that activates the oxygen reduction reaction
T. Kumeda, O. Sakata and M. Nakamura
68 1.4 MB
    Oxygen-diffusion-driven oxidation behavior and tracking areas visualized by X-ray spectro-ptychography with unsupervised learning
Y. Takahashi, H. C. Dam and M. Tada
70 1.5 MB
  Soil science:    
    Speciation of phosphorus and zinc in soils receiving swine manure compost for nearly a quarter of a century
Y. Hashimoto, K. Yamamoto and J. Kang
72 996 KB
  Earth & Planetary Sciense    
  Mantle dynamics:    
    Sharp 660-km seismic discontinuity explained by extremely narrow binary post-spinel transition
T. Ishii and T. Katsura
74 857 KB
  Mantle dynamics:    
  Laboratory measurements of sound velocities of CaSiO3 perovskite reveal the fate of subducted oceanic crust into the Earth's deep interior
S. Gréaux and T. Irifune
76 2 MB
  Core dynamics:    
    Earth's cooler core inferred from new resistance-heated diamond-anvil-cell experiments
R. Sinmyo, K. Hirose and Y. Ohishi
78 1.2 MB
  Planetary science:    
    Imaging fossil asteroidal ice in primitive meteorite by synchrotron radiation-based X-ray computed nanotomography
M. Matsumoto
80 1.2 MB
  Industrial Applications    
  Piezoelectric device:    
    Investigation of crystallographic deformation by converse piezoelectric effect of piezoelectric thin films
G. Tan and I. Kanno
82 1.5 MB
  Metal/polymer interface:    
    Revealing interfacial chemistry between metal and polymer by hard X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy
Y. Kubo
84 2.5 MB
  Accelerators & Beamlines Frontiers 86 730 KB
  Beam Performance 87 527 KB
  New Apparatus, Upgrades & Methodology    
    • New highly efficient and fully automatic MX at SPring-8 BL45XU beamline
S. Baba, K. Hirata, N. Mizuno and T. Kumasaka
88 1.3 MB
    Beam Performance 91 931 KB
  New Apparatus, Upgrades & Methodology    
    • Generation of high-intensity narrowband X-ray Free Electron Laser through reflection self-seeding
I. Inoue, T. Osaka and M. Yabashi
92 874 KB
  Facility Status 94 706 KB
    SPring-8 Facility Status 95 5.7 MB
      Introduction 95 2.4 MB
      Machine Operation 96 573 KB
      Beamlines 97 843 KB
      User Program and Statistic 100 1.2 MB
      Research Outcome 103 1.3 MB
      Budget and Personnel    
      Research Complex    
      SPring-8 Users Community (SPRUC) 105 1.9 MB
      Outreach Activities    
    SACLA Facility Status 107 586 KB

Cover   2.7 MB
Colophon   506 KB
Back Cover   2.7 MB

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