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17 June (Mon)

An soft x-ray emission spectroscopy experiment is carried out at BL13A of PF-KEK from 16th to 17th. Prof. Tezuka of Hirosaki University joins the experiment.


13 June (Thu)

An anomalous x-ray scattering experiment is carried out at BL15 of Saga Light Source on 12 and 13 of June. Mr. Kuroki and Mr. Itagaki join the experiment.


An invited talk on x-ray fluorescence holography is requested in Kyushu Chapter Annual Meeting 2019 of The Japan Society of Applied Physics held at Kumamoto University on 23-24 of November.


11 June (Tue)

An inelastic x-ray scattering experiment is carried out at BL35XU of SPring-8 on 5-11 of June. The photograph shows a sample mounted on the cryostat.


1 June (Sat)

An oral presentation “A structural study of a rejuvenation effect in an amorphous Gd-Co ally by anomalous x-ray scattering” is carried out in Joint Meeting of Kyushu Branches of The Japan Institute of Metals and Materials, The Iron and Steel Institute of Japan, and The Japan Institute of Light Metals held at Kumamoto Prefecture Exchange Hall Parea.


23 May (Thu)

From 21 May, SH comes to Petra III synchrotron facility in DESY at Hamburg, Germany. On building of Petra III call Max von Laue, and another has a signature of Ms. Ada Yonath, who is an Israeli and achieved Nobel Prize of Chemistry in 2009.


A paper ”Impact of local atomic fluctuations on superconductivity of Pr-substituted CaFe2As2 studied by x-ray fluorescence holography” is published in The Journal of Physical Society of Japan 88, 063704 (2019). Prof. Kudo of Okayama University clarifies lattice distortions in a FeAs-based superconductor by x-ray fluorescence holography.


16 May (Thu)

An anomalous x-ray scattering experiment is carried out at BL13XU of SPring-8 on 9-13 of May, and an x-ray fluorescence holography experiment is carried out at BL39XU of SPring-8 from 12 to 18 of May. The picture is a collaborator, Dr. Y. Onodera of Kyoto University and anomalous x-ray scattering setup.


5 May (Sun)

A presentation of “Phonon excitations in liquid Au” is accepted as an oral presentation in The 17th International Conference on Liquid and Amorphous Metals held at Lyon on 26-30 of August.


24 April (Wed)

SH participates ‘the farewell meeting for Ms. Fumiko Yonezawa’ held at Japan Press Center Hall. She was an Emeritus Professor of Keio University, and passed away on 17th of January this year.


15 April (Mon)

A Japanese review paper “Nano-Scale Atomic Structures Appeared in Liquids – Atomic Dynamics Studies by Inelastic X-ray Scattering” is accepted to published in Butsuri-Membership Journal of Physical Society of Japan. Recent progress in liquid study by inelastic x-ray scattering is reviewed.


11 April (Thu)

An XAFS experiment is carried out at BL11 of Saga Light Source. Mr. Kuroki joins the experiment.


10 April (Wed)

The satellite meeting ’Pan Pacific International Symposium on Chalcogenide Functional Materials’ is supported by Kumamoto University as a Program for Promoting the Enhancement of Research Universities.


6 April (Sat)

A large library is constructed in the Alte Botanischergarten of University of Marburg. All the books and journals in the university are gathered in this building.


4 April (Thu)

SH comes to University of Marburg for scientific discussion. The feature of historical guesthouse is the same as that 30 years ago.


25 March (Mon)

Mr. Kuroki and Mr. Nishii graduate Faculty of Science, Kumamoto University, and Mr. Kuroki will continue to study in Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kumamoto University.


24 March (Thu)

SH visits Jens at DESY in Hamburg, Germany.


19 March (Thu)

SH visits a synchrotron facility MAXIV at Lund, Sweden.


15 March (Fri)

An oral presentation was carried out on ‘Valence-selective study of three-dimensional local structures in YbInCu4 valence transition material‘ at the 74th Anual Meeting of Physical Society of Japan held at Kyushu University, Ito Campus on 14-17 of March.


11 March (Mon)

A soft x-ray emission spectroscopy experiment is carried out at BL13A of PF-KEK from 9th to 11th.


8 March (Fri)

An x-ray fluorescence holography experiment is carried out at BL6C of PF-KEK from 4th to 8th.


6 March (Wed)

An oral presentation was carried out on ‘Upgrading of X-ray Fluorescence Holography Data Analysis Using a Sparse Modes’ at The Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence, 2nd Meeting of Special Interest Group on Measurement Informatics held at National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) on 6 of March.


2 March (Sat)

A poster presentation was carried out on ‘A valence-selected x-ray fluorescence holographic study on a YbInCu4 valence fluctuation material’ at 9th Meeting of results briefing on the JSPS Grant-in-Aid on Innovative Areas “3D Active-Site Science” held at Nara Institute of Science and Technology on 2-3 of March.


23 February (Sat)

A collaboration is carried out with Prof. Yubuta of Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University in Sendai from 21st to 23rd of February.


17 February (Sun)

A collaboration is carried out with Prof. Kato of Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University in Sendai from 14th to 17th of February.


12 February (Tue)

Mr. Nishii and Mr Kuroki present their studies in the presentation meeting of graduation theses.


7 February (Thu)

SH visits Jens at DESY in Hamburg, Germany. The photo is the PETRA synchrotron radiation ring constructed recently in DESY.


SH becomes a Mercator Fellow of German Research Foundation (DFG) at the University of Marburg in Germany.


4 February (Mon)

International Symposium ‘Symposium on 3D Active-site Science in London’ is carried out at Embassy of Japan in the UK, and a poster presentation ”Elemental identification of neighboring atoms by x-ray fluorescence holography using anomalous atomic form factor” is performed.


2 February (Sat)

An inelastic neutron scattering experiment is performed at J-PARC・MLF・BL12 on 1-5 February with Dr. Kawakita of J-PARC center and Prof. Itoh and Dr. Saito of KEK.


28 January (Mon)

A collaboration is carried out with Prof. Kato of Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University in Sendai from 27th to 29th of January. The picture shows Prof. Wada working with a glovebox.


24 January (The)

A paper “Dynamical sound speed and structural inhomogeneity in liquid Te studied by inelastic x-ray scattering” is published in Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids X 1, 100006-1-6 (2019). An inelastic x-ray scattering experiment is carried out on liquid Te by Professor Inui of Hiroshima University to investigate anomalies of sound velocity and structural inhomogeneity in this liquid.


18 January (Fri)

An XAFS experiment is carried out at BL07 of Saga Light Source. Mr. Nishii joins the experiment.


16 January (Wed)

A paper ”Anomalous x-ray scattering experiments for disordered materials at the SAGA Light Source” is published in AIP Conference Proceedings 2054, 050012-1-7 (2019). Details of anomalous x-ray scattering method at Saga Light Source are introduced by Jens.


12 January (Sat)

SH joins a meeting of CREST project “Innovation of high dimensional X-ray absorption measurements by data driven science” held at Saga-LS.


11 January (Fri)

An oral presentations on ‘Valence-selective local structures on YbInCu4 valence transition material by x-ray fluorescence holography’, and a poster presentation on ‘Determination of neighboring atoms around Mn impurity atoms in Mn-doped Bi2Te3 topological insulator by x-ray fluorescence holography using the anomalies of atomic form factor’ carried out at 32h Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Synchrotron Radiation Research held at Fukuoka International Congress Center on 9th-11th of January.


8 January (Tue)

SH joins the meeting, the third cluster meeting (Sparse Modeling, Machine Learning, etc.) of JST∙CREST∙Sakigake Combined Region “Development and Application of Intelligent Measurements and Analyses by ” held at Ito international research center University of Tokyo


 

Shinya HOSOKAWA

Kumamoto University

Faculty of Advanced Science and Technology

Department of Physics Professor

2-39-1 Kurokami, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto 860-8555, JAPAN


Faculty of Science, Building 3, RoomD114


Tel./Fax. 096-342-3353 


E-mail: shhosokawa (at) kumamoto-

u.ac.jp


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