We are developing and improving the structural biology research environment
using the high-brilliance synchrotron radiation at SPring-8.

Call for on-demand requests for beamtimes (Proprietary research proposals)

The current additional beam time requests are available until 10:00 on December 13 (CryoTEM; December 25).
This guidance is for “Proprietary research proposal”. If you have “Non-proprietary research proposal”, please click here.

PX-Beamline (BL41XU, BL45XU, BL32XU, BL26B1, BL26B2)

SPring-8 MX beamlines are now accepting beamtime requests for BL41XU, BL45XU, BL32XU, BL26B1, BL26B2.
In principle, beamtime will be allocated on the first-come basis.
The applicable period is as follows.
Until 10am December 13

Procedure:

  1. Please select the beamtime (“Open”) in Beamtime schedule.
  2. Please send an e-mail with proposal number, desired date, number of shifts, and beamline at least 10 days before the desired date. The e-mail address is pxbl(followed by @spring8.or.jp).


The minimum beamtime for each beamline is as follows.

  • BL41XU : 0.25shift (2 hours). Remote access available
  • BL45XU : 0.25shift (2 hours). Automatic measurement available. Please read here for the operation of automatic measurement on BL45XU.
  • BL26B1 : 1shift (8 hours).
  • BL26B2 : 1shift (8 hours). Remote access available
  • BL32XU : 1.5shift (12 hours). *0.25 shift (2 hours) only automatic measurement without visit.


CryoTEM

SPring-8 CryoTEM is now accepting machine time requests.
In principle, machinetime will be allocated on the first-come basis.
The applicable period is as follows.
Until 10am December 25

Procedure:

  1. Please select the machine time (“Open”) in Machine time schedule.
  2. Please send an e-mail with proposal number, desired date, and number of shifts at least 10 days before the desired date. The e-mail address is pxbl(followed by @spring8.or.jp).


To use the CryoTEM, pre-use training is required. If you wish to have machine time before taking the training, please indicate so in the e-mail. Please contact the email address below for information on the training.

Information about CryoTEM

Bio-SAXS

SPring-8 Bio-SAXS is now accepting beamtime requests.
The applicable period is as follows.
Until 10am December 13

Please contact the e-mail address below for details.

Information about Bio-SAXS

Application destination・Contact

e-mail (followed by @spring8.or.jp)
Send beamtime(machinetime) requests topxbl
Contact for other issuesbioxtal

SPring-8 Program Review Committee, L1 Subcommittee