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SPring-8 Scientific Achievements

Challenging the Mysteries of Science with Dream Lights

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Preface: Publication of SPring-8 Scientific Achievements
What is SPring-8?
Life Science color Life Science / Exploration of the Mysteries of Life at the Molecular Level
     Topic 1 Structural Analysis of Membrane Proteins
  Topic 2 Crystal Structure Analysis of Macromolecular Complex
  Topic 3 Real-Time Analysis of Clock Protein using Small-Angle X-ray Scattering (SAXS)
  Topic 4 Observation of the Motions of Ion Permeation Pathways on Cell Surfaces at the Single-Molecule Level
  Topic 5 Observation of Myocardial Contraction using X-ray Diffraction
  Topic 6 Imaging of Newborn Rabbit Lungs
Soft Matter color Soft Matter / Exploring Nano- and Meso-Structures of Polymers and Organic Surfaces
  Topic 7 Directly Observing Nucleation and Producing Nano-Oriented Crystal (NOC) Polymers
  Topic 8 Structural Analyses of Supermolecular Assemblies using Synchrotron Radiation Small-Angle X-ray Scattering (SAXS)
  Topic 9 Analyzing Nanosurfaces using Grazing Incidence X-ray Diffraction (GIXD)
  Topic 10 Developing Quasicrystals Comprised of Three-Component Block Copolymers
Structural Materials color Materials Structure Science / Extracting Functions from the Arrangement of Atoms and Molecules
  Topic 11 Determining the Structure of Frontier Carbon Materials
  Topic 12 Elucidating the Mechanisms by which 12CaO·7Al2O3 with a Cage Structure is Transformed into the Metallic Phase
  Topic 13 Unraveling Structural Mechanisms of High-Speed Optical Recording on DVD Materials
  Topic 14 Elucidating the Structure of New Nanoclusters
  Topic 15 Discovering New Phenomena and Quantum States in Extreme Environments
Electronic Materials color Electronic Properties / Exploring Electron Movements Responsible for the Manifestation of Functions
  Topic 16 Developing High-Resolution Bulk-Sensitive Photoelectron Spectroscopy
  Topic 17 Hard X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (HAXPES)
  Topic 18 Controlling Electronic States through the Spin-Orbit Interaction of Electrons
  Topic 19 Correlation between Superconductivity and Lattice Vibrations / Electron Excitations
  Topic 20 Developing Ultra-High Resolution Spectroscopy based on Nuclear Resonance
Earth Science color High-Pressure Earth Science / Exploring Structures of Materials in Earth's Deep Interior
  Topic 21 Determining the Structure of the Post-Perovskite Phase
  Topic 22 Deciphering the Chemical Compositions of Mantle Transition Zone
  Topic 23 Synthesizing Minerals of Uranus and Neptune
Environment Energy color Environment and Energy / Microscopically Exploring the Basis of Human Survival
  Topic 24 Elucidating Gas Molecular Adsorption Phenomena by Nanoporous Materials
  Topic 25 Researching Battery Materials
  Topic 26 Elucidating Dioxin Production Mechanisms in Refuse Incineration
  Topic 27 Investigating Mechanisms of Heavy Metal Hyperaccumulator Plants
Nuclear Physics color Nuclear Physics / Unraveling the Extreme Fundamentals of Materials Using High-Energy Photon Beams
  Topic 28 Discovering a New Particle Consisting of Five Quarks
List of Major Awards/Prize Winners
Postface: Factory to produce “dream light”
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