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Ray Osborn

Group Leader, Neutron & X-ray Scattering Group

Materials Science Division; Bldg. 223
Argonne National Laboratory
Argonne IL 60439

Phone: 630-252-9011
Fax: 630-252-7777
Email: rosborn@anl.gov

Education

  • Ph.D., Solid State Physics, University of Southampton, UK
  • B.Sc. (1st Class Honours), Physics, Imperial College of Science and Technology, London, UK

Professional Experience

  • Group Leader, Neutron & X-ray Scattering Group (2006)
  • Scientist, Argonne National Laboratory (1992-2006)
  • Principal Scientific Officer, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (1991-1992)
  • Senior Scientific Officer, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (1989-1991)
  • Higher Scientific Officer, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (1986-1989)

Honors

  • Fellow of the American Physical Society
  • University of Chicago Distinguished Performance Award (2006)

Professional Service

  • Scientific Director, National School of Neutron and X-ray Scattering (2001- present).
  • Chair, Publication Committee, International Conference on Strongly Correlated Electron Systems, Ann Arbor, MI (2001).
  • Member, International Advisory Board, International Conference on Strongly Correlated Electron Systems, Vienna (2005).
  • Member, Publication Committee, International Conference on Neutron Scattering, Sydney (2005).
  • Chair, NeXus International Advisory Committee (2003-2006)

Selected Invited Talks

  • Resonant Spin Excitations in Iron Arsenide Superconductors
    International Workshop on Iron Related high-Tc Superconductors
    Tokyo, Japan, January 28, 2009
  • Spin glass order induced by dynamic frustration in PrAu2Si2
    IOP Meeting on Theoretical and Experimental Magnetism
    Abingdon, UK, August 11-12, 2008
  • The Origin of Polaron Correlations in Bilayer Manganites
    IOP Meeting on Theoretical and Experimental Magnetism
    Abingdon, UK, August 3–4, 2006
  • Corelli: Single Crystal Diffraction with Elastic Discrimination
    International Conference on Neutron Scattering
    Sydney, Australia, November 27-December 2, 2005
  • The Coupling of Spin and Orbital Degrees of Freedom in a Layered Ruthenate: An Inelastic Neutron Scattering Study
    2004 MRS Fall Meeting
    Boston, MA, November 29-December 3, 2004
  • Prospects for Single Crystal Diffuse Scattering with Elastic Discrimination
    American Conference on Neutron Scattering
    College Park, MD, June 6-10, 2004
  • Polarized Neutron Studies of Quantum Critical Scaling
    Workshop on Polarised Neutrons and Synchrotron X-rays for Magnetism
    Venice, Italy, August 4-6, 2003
  • Nanoscale Frustration: Competing Charge, Orbital, and Magnetic Order in Layered CMR Manganites
    2002 Annual Meeting of the American Crystallographic Association
    San Antonio, TX, May 25-30, 2002
  • Phonons and Superconductivity in MgB2
    2002 March Meeting of the American Physical Society
    Indianapolis, IN, March 18-22, 2002
  • Magnetic Inelastic Neutron Scattering – Present Results and Future Trends
    International Workshop on Science in Neutron-arena of JHP
    Tsukuba, Japan, March 26-27, 1996
  • Non-Fermi Liquid Effects in f-Electron Materials
    1996 March Meeting of the American Physical Society
    St. Louis, MO, March 18-22, 1996

Selected Publications

  • Unconventional superconductivity in Ba0.6K0.4Fe2As2 from inelastic neutron scattering
    A. D. Christianson, E. A. Goremychkin, R. Osborn, S. Rosenkranz, M. D. Lumsden, C. D. Malliakas, I. S. Todorov, H. Claus, D. Y. Chung, M. G. Kanatzidis, R. I. Bewley, and T. Guidi
    Nature 456, 930-932 (2008).
  • Spin-glass order induced by dynamic frustration
    E. A. Goremychkin, R. Osborn, B. D. Rainford, R. T. Macaluso, D. T. Adroja, and M. Koza
    Nature Physics 4, 766-770 (2008).
  • Magnetic Short Range Correlations and ω/T Scaling in the Non-Fermi Liquid Regime of URu2-xRexSi2 (x = 0.2-0.6)
    V. V. Krishnamurthy, D. T. Adroja, N. P. Butch, R. Osborn, S. K. Sinha, J. L. Robertson, M. C. Aronson, S. E. Nagler, and M. B. Maple
    Physical Review B 78, 024413 (2008).
  • Reentrant orbital order and the true ground state of LaSr2Mn2O7
    Q. Li, K. E. Gray, H. Zheng, H. Claus, S. Rosenkranz, S. N. Ancona, R. Osborn, J. F. Mitchell, Y. Chen and J. W. Lynn
    Physical Review Letters 98, 167201 (2007).
  • Nanomagnetic droplets and implications to orbital ordering in La1-xSrxCoO3
    D. Phelan, D. Louca, S. Rosenkranz, S. H. Lee, Y. Qiu, P. J. Chupas, R. Osborn, H. Zheng, J. F. Mitchell, J. R. D. Copley, J. L. Sarrao and Y. Moritomo
    Physical Review Letters 96, 027201 (2006).
  • First-order metal-insulator transitions in manganites: Are they universal?
    Q. A. Li, K. E. Gray, S. N. Ancona, H. Zheng, S. Rosenkranz, R. Osborn and J. F. Mitchell
    Physical Review Letters 96, 087201 (2006).
  • Localized excitation in the hybridization gap in YbAl3
    A. D. Christianson, V. R. Fanelli, J. M. Lawrence, E. A. Goremychkin, R. Osborn, E. D. Bauer, J. L. Sarrao, J. D. Thompson, C. D. Frost and J. L. Zarestky
    Physical Review Letters 96, 117206 (2006).
  • Scanning low-temperature element-specific magnetic microscopy
    A. Cady, D. Haskel, J. C. Lang, G. Srajer, P. Chupas, R. Osborn, J. F. Mitchell, J. S. Ahn, N. Hur, S. Park and S. W. Cheong
    Review of Scientific Instruments 76, 063702 (2005).
  • Crystal field potential of PrOs4Sb12: Consequences for superconductivity
    E. A. Goremychkin, R. Osborn, E. D. Bauer, M. B. Maple, N. A. Frederick, W. M. Yuhasz, F. M. Woodward and J. W. Lynn
    Physical Review Letters 93, 157003 (2004).
  • Orbital and Spin Chains in ZnV2O4
    S.-H. Lee, D. Louca, H. Ueda, S. Park, T. J. Sato, M. Isobe, Y. Ueda, S. Rosenkranz, P. Zschack, J. Íniguez, Y. Qiu and R. Osborn
    Physical Review Letters 93, 156407 (2004).
  • Orbital ordering transition in La4 Ru2O10
    P. Khalifah, R. Osborn, Q. Huang, H. W. Zandbergen, R. Jin, Y. Liu, D. Mandrus and R. J. Cava
    Science 297, 2237-2240 (2002).
  • Magnetic correlations and the anisotropic Kondo effect in Ce1-xLaxAl3
    E. A. Goremychkin, R. Osborn, B. D. Rainford, T. A. Costi, A. P. Murani, C. A. Scott and P. J. C. King
    Physical Review Letters 89, 147201 (2002).
  • Structure of nanoscale polaron correlations in La1.2Sr1.8Mn2O7
    B. J. Campbell, R. Osborn, D. N. Argyriou, L. Vasiliu-Doloc, J. F. Mitchell, S. K. Sinha, U. Ruett, C. D. Ling, Z. Islam and J. W. Lynn
    Physical Review B 65, 014427 (2002).
  • Glass transition in the polaron dynamics of colossal magnetoresistive manganites
    D. N. Argyriou, J. W. Lynn, R. Osborn, B. Campbell, J. F. Mitchell, U. Ruett, H. N. Bordallo, A. Wildes and C. D. Ling
    Physical Review Letters 89, 036401 (2002).
  • Phonon density of states in MgB2
    R. Osborn, E. A. Goremychkin, A. I. Kolesnikov and D. G. Hinks
    Physical Review Letters 87, 017005 (2001).
  • Magnetic correlations and the quantum critical point of UCu5-xPdx (x = 1, 1.5)
    M. C. Aronson, R. Osborn, R. Chau, M. B. Maple, B. D. Rainford and A. P. Murani
    Physical Review Letters 87, 197205 (2001).
  • Evidence for Anisotropic Kondo Behavior in Ce0.8La0.2Al3
    E. A. Goremychkin, R. Osborn, B. D. Rainford and A. P. Murani
    Physical Review Letters 84, 2211-2214 (2000).
  • Charge melting and polaron collapse in La1.2Sr1.8Mn2O7
    L. Vasiliu-Doloc, S. Rosenkranz, R. Osborn, S. K. Sinha, J. W. Lynn, J. Mesot, O. H. Seeck, G. Preosti, A. J. Fedro and J. F. Mitchell
    Physical Review Letters 83, 4393-4396 (1999).
  • Neutron scattering investigation of magnetic bilayer correlations in La1.2Sr1.8Mn2O7: Evidence of Canting above TC
    R. Osborn, S. Rosenkranz, D. N. Argyriou, L. Vasiliu–Doloc, J. W. Lynn, S. K. Sinha, J. F. Mitchell, K. E. Gray and S. D. Bader
    Physical Review Letters 81, 3964-3967 (1998).
  • Quantum critical scattering in uranium non-Fermi liquid compounds
    R. Osborn, M. C. Aronson, B. D. Rainford, M. B. Maple, R. Chau and K. H. Andersen
    Physica B 241, 859-861 (1998).
  • Non-Fermi liquid scaling of the magnetic response in UCu5-xPdx (x=1,1.5)
    M. C. Aronson, R. Osborn, R. A. Robinson, J. W. Lynn, R. Chau, C. L. Seaman and M. B. Maple
    Physical Review Letters 75, 725-728 (1995).
  • Crystal-Field Excitations in CeCu2Si2
    E. A. Goremychkin and R. Osborn
    Physical Review B 47, 14280-14290 (1993).
  • Intermultiplet transitions using neutron spectroscopy
    R. Osborn, S. W. Lovesey, A. D. Taylor and E. Balcar
    in Handbook on the Physics and Chemistry of Rare Earths, edited by K. A. Gschneidner, Jr. and L. Eyring (North-Holland, Amsterdam, 1991), Vol. 14, p. 1-61.
  • High-Energy Magnetic Neutron-Scattering in Heavy Fermion Compounds
    R. Osborn, K. A. Mcewen, E. A. Goremychkin and A. D. Taylor
    Physica B 163, 37-40 (1990).
  • Intermultiplet transitions in praseodymium using neutron spectroscopy
    A. D. Taylor, R. Osborn, K. A. McEwen, W. G. Stirling, Z. A. Bowden, W. G. Williams, E. Balcar and S. W. Lovesey
    Physical Review Letters 61, 1309-1312 (1988).
  • High-resolution neutron spectroscopy of crystal-field excitations in uranium dioxide
    R. Osborn, A. D. Taylor, Z. A. Bowden, M. A. Hackett, W. Hayes, M. T. Hutchings, G. Amoretti, R. Caciuffo, A. Blaise and J. M. Fournier
    Journal of Physics C 21, L931-L937 (1988).
  • Neutron scattering investigation of the defect structure of Y2O3-stabilized ZrO2 and its dynamical behavior at high temperatures
    R. Osborn, N. H. Andersen, K. Clausen, M. A. Hackett, W. Hayes, M. T. Hutchings and J. E. Macdonald
    Materials Science Forum 7, 55 (1986).
  • Observation of oxygen Frenkel disorder in uranium dioxide above 2000K by use of neutron-scattering techniques
    K. Clausen, W. Hayes, J. E. Macdonald, R. Osborn and M. T. Hutchings
    Physical Review Letters 52, 1238 (1984).

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