▲ TOP

Details: General Proposals

General proposals are intended for general research using synchrotron radiation. We have twice/six times calls for proposals and review sessions per year. Once approved, general proposals are valid for half a year, but approved proposals at PX-BLs are valid for one-year.

Fees

Type of feePer shift*
Beamtime feeUsers are exempt from paying the fee
Program fee for non-proprietary grant-aided proposalNot required
User fee (fixed)10,720 yen

* 1 shift is 8 hours and for any proposals that are allocated by the hour, the fees are charged by the hour.

  • A variable fee will be calculated and added in accordance with the amount of liquid helium actually used.

Submission Deadline for Online Proposals

Twice a year

TermApprox. Deadlines
A TermEarly December
B TermMid-June

Six times a year

TermApprox. Deadlines
A Term, First periodEarly December
A Term, Second periodMid-March
A Term, Third periodMid-May
B Term, First periodMid-June
B Term, Second periodEarly September
B Term, Third periodEarly November

Proposal Application Templates

General Proposal, Budding Researchers Support Proposal (excl. industrial application and structural biology)Download [MS Word]
General Proposal, Budding Researchers Support Proposal (industrial application)Download [MS Word]
General Proposal, Budding Researchers Support Proposal (structural biology)Download [MS Word]