Stephan Rosenkranz

  • Senior Physicist
  • Materials Science Division Bldg. 223, D-213
  • Argonne National Laboratory
  • Argonne, IL 60439
  • Phone: 630-252-5475
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  • 1996 Ph.D Physics, ETH Zurich
  • 1992 Diploma in experimental physics (cum laude), ETH Zurich

Professional Experiences

  • 09/11 - present: Group Leader, Neutron and X-ray Scattering, Argonne National Laboratory
  • 03/15 - present: Senior Physicist, Argonne National Laboratory
  • 12/05 - 03/15: Physicist, Argonne National Laboratory
  • 4/02 - 12/05: Assistant Physicist, Argonne National Laboratory
  • 4/02 - 12/03: Research Assistant Professor, University of Illinois Chicago
  • 01/00 - 04/02: Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Illinois Chicago
  • 10/96 - 01/00: Post Doctoral Associate, Argonne National Laboratory
  • 10/94 - 09/95: Visiting Scientist, ISIS Facilities, Rutherford Appleton Labs, U.K.
  • 11/92 - 10/96: Assistant,Laboratory for Neutron Scattering, ETH Zurich and Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland.

Honors and Awards

  • 2013 Fellow, American Physical Society
  • 2006 University of Chicago Distinguished Performance Award
  • 2000 Fellowship for Advanced Researchers, Swiss National Science Foundation
  • 1997 Medal of the ETH Zurich
  • 1992 Pólya-prize, Department Physics, ETH Zurich

Professional Activities

  • Graduate Faculty Scholar, Department of Physics, Northern Illinois University, 2015 - present
  • President, Neutron Scattering Society of America, 2013 -2016.
  • Program Co-Chair, American Conference on Neutron Scattering, Washington DC, June 24-28, 2012.
  • Chair, Executive Committee, NIST Center for Neutron Research (NCNR) User Group, 2008-2009.
  • Vice-Chair, Executive Committee, NCNR User Group, 2006-2007.
  • Member, Inelastic X-ray Scattering Proposal Review Panel, Advanced Photon Source, Argonne, 2014 - 2016.
  • Member, Condensed Matter Proposal Review Panel, Advanced Photon Source, Argonne, 2012 - 2014.
  • Member, Neutron Scattering Science Review Committee, SNS, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 2010 - 2012, 2014 - 2016.
  • Member, Beamtime Allocation Committee, NCNR, 2007 – 2016.
  • Member, Review Committee for Directors LDRD programs, Argonne 2006-2009.
  • Member, Program Committee, American Conference on Neutron Scattering, 2008.
  • Co-Organizer, Workshop on "Competing Interactions and Colossal Responses in Transition Metal Compounds", Telluride, CO, 2009 & 2011.
  • Co-Organizer, Focus Topic "Complex Oxides", March Meeting 2008.
  • Co-Organizer, Workshop on "Diffuse Neutron Scattering at Pulsed Sources", Argonne, 2003.
  • Chair, local organization committee, Sixth International Conference on Spectroscopies of Novel Superconductors, Chicago, May 13 – 17, 2001.
  • Principal Investigator for the Corelli instrument, Spallation Neutron Source, Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Select Publications All publications on ResearcherID (external link)

  • Emergence of Coherence in the Charge Density Wave State of 2H-NbSe2
    U. Chatterjee, J. Zhao, M. Iavarone, R. DiCapua, J.-P. Castellan, G. Karapetrov, C. D. Malliakas, M. G. Kanatzidis, H. Claus, J.P.C. Ruff, F. Weber, J. van Wezel, J.C. Campuzano, R. Osborn, M. Randeria, N. Trivedi, M.R. Norman, S. Rosenkranz
    Nature Comm. 6:6313 (2015)
  • Magnetically driven suppression of nematic order in an iron-based superconductor
    S. Avci, O. Chmaissem, J. M. Allred, S. Rosenkranz, I. Eremin, A. V. Chubukov, D.E. Bugaris, D.Y. Chung, M. G. Kanatzidis, J.-P. Castellan, J. A. Schlueter, H. Claus, D. D. Khalyavin, P. Manuel, A. Daoud-Aladine, R. Osborn
    Nature Comm. 5:3845 (2014)
  • Prediction and Experimental Evidence for Thermodynamically Stable Charged Orbital Domain Walls
    Qing’an Li, K.E. Gray, S.B. Wilkins, M. Garcia Fernandez, S. Rosenkranz, H. Zheng, J.F. Mitchell
    . Rev. X 4, 031028 (2014)
  • Universal features in the photoemission spectroscopy of high temperature superconductors
    J. Zhao, U. Chatterjee, D. Ai, D.G. Hinks, H. Zheng, G. D. Gu. J.-P. Castellan, S Rosenkranz, H. Claus, M.R. Norman, M. Randeria, J.C. Campuzano
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 110, 17774 (2013)
  • Electron-Phonon coupling in the conventional superconductor YNi2B2C at high phonon energies studied by time-of-flight neutron spectroscopy
    F. Weber, S. Rosenkranz, L. Pintschovius, J.P. Castellan, R. Osborn, W. Reichardt, R. Heid, K.-P. Bohnen, E.A. Goremychkin, A. Kreyssig, K. Hradil, D.L. Abernathy
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 057001 (2012)
  • High Contrast X-ray Speckle from Atomic-Scale Order in Liquids and Glasses
    S.O. Hruszkewycz, M. Sutton, P.H. Fuoss, B. Adams, S. Rosenkranz, K.F. Ludwig Jr., W. Roseker, D. Fritz, M. Cammarata, D. Zhu, S. Lee, H. Lemke, C. Gutt, A. Robert, G. Grüebel, G.B. Stephenson
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 185502 (2012) 
  • Extended Phonon Collapse and the Origin of the Charge-Density Wave in 2H-NbSe2
    F. Weber, S. Rosenkranz, J.-P. Castellan, R. Osborn, R. Hott, R. Heid, K.-P. Bohnen, T. Egami, A.H. Said, D. Reznik
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 107403 (2011)
  • Electronic phase diagram of high temperature copper oxide superconductors,
    U. Chatterjee, D. Ai, J. Zhao, S. Rosenkranz, A. Kaminski, H. Raffy, Z.Z. Li, K. Kadowaki, M. Randeria, M.R. Norman, J.C. Campuzano,
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 108, 9346 (2011)
  • Unconventional superconductivity in Ba0.6K0.4 Fe2As2 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, T. Guidi
    Nature 456, 930 (2008)
  • Corelli: Efficient single crystal diffraction with elastic discrimination
    S. Rosenkranz and R. Osborn
    PRAMANA J. of Physics 71, 705 (2008)
  • Microscopic annealing process and its impact on superconductivity in T'-structure electron-doped copper oxides
    H.J. Kang, P. Dai, B.J. Campbell, P.J. Chupas, S. Rosenkranz, P.L. Lee, Q. Huang, S. Li, S. Komiya, and Y. Ando
    Nature Mater. 6, 224 (2007)
  • Nanomagnetic Droplets and Implications to Orbital Ordering in La1-x SrxCoO3
    D. Phelan, Despina 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
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 027201 (2006)
  • Spontaneous breaking of time-reversal symmetry in the pseudogap state of a high-Tc superconductor
    A. Kaminski, S. Rosenkranz, H.M. Fretwell, J.C. Campuzano, Z.Z. Li, H. Raffy, W.G. Cullen, H. You, C.G. Olson, C.M. Varma, H. Hochst
    Nature 416, 610 (2002)
  • 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, J.F. Mitchell
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 83, 4393 (1999)
  • Ising pyrochlore magnets, Low temperature properties, ice rules and beyond
    R. Siddharthan, B.S. Shastry, A.P. Ramirez, A. Hayashi, R.J. Cava, S. Rosenkranz
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 83, 1854 (1999)