Types of Beamline
There are three types of beamlines available at SPring-8.
Public beamlines are available for public use by researchers in academia, research institutes, governmental organizations and industry from Japan and abroad. There are 26 public beamlines, and each beamline has its own characteristics in research field and measurement technique. So please choose the beamline that suits your research needs.
RIKEN beamlinesare mainly used for RIKEN’s own research activities but some beamtimes at several RIKEN beamlines are available for public use.
RIKEN Beamlines available for public use: BL05XU, BL17SU, BL19LXU, BL26B1/B2, BL29XU, BL32XU, BL44B2
Contract beamlines are constructed by industrial, academic, research institutes and governmental organizations from Japan and abroad, other than RIKEN, for their own use. Installation Plans are accepted at any time.
|Public Beamlines||Used by researchers of industry, academia, and government from Japan and abroad||Peer review of research proposals|
|RIKEN beamlines||Used by RIKEN (with partial availability for public use)||–|
|Contract beamlines||Used by contractor||Review of installation plans|