Chun-Keung Loong¨s CV

Intense Pulsed Neutron Source Division

Building 360, 9700 S. Cass Avenue

Argonne National Laboratory          

Argonne, IL  60439-4814 USA   

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1980                Ph.D. in Physics, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

1974          B. S. in Physics and Mathematics, Iowa State University, Ames, IA


1996-                   Senior Physicist, Intense Pulsed Neutron Source Division (IPNS), ANL

1982-96               IPNS, ANL

1980-82               Postdoctoral fellow, Ames Laboratory - USDOE, Physics Dept., Iowa State University

Main Field & Research Interests

          Materials research using neutrons, instrumentation and software development for neutron scattering

          Nano-to-microstructure of condensed matter and phase transitions

          Magnetic/chemical/phonon excitations in solids under extreme environments

          Thermal properties in ceramics, glasses, d- and f-electron systems

          Nanostructured oxide catalysts, luminescent materials, hydrogen-bonded and OH-systems

Selected Professional Activities & Awards

          American Physical Society (1978 to present); Fellow of APS (1999- )

          University of Chicago Distinguished Performance Awards, Argonne National Lab.y, June 2002.

          Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Invitation Fellowship for Research in FY1999.

          Pacesetter Award, Argonne National Laboratory, June 1996 and 19984.

          Visits: Guest professor, High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK), Tsukuba, Japan (2004-2005); Visiting professor, Centre de Recherche sur la Matiere Divisee (CRMD) and Universit└ d'Orl└ans in Orleans, France (2004); Niigata University, Niigata, Japan (2000); KEK, (1998 & 1986); Science University of Tokyo, Noda, Japan (1994).

Organization of Meetings

          International Conference on Dynamics of Disordered Materials on the Nanometer Scale, (Co-organized with D. Price, M. Arai, R. Kalia) February 22-27, 2004, Hanoi, Vietnam.

          Workshop on Nanocomposites: Materials, Neutrons, and Data Interpretation, (Co-organized with J. W. Richardson, Jr., and P. Thiyagarajan) March 28-30, 2002, Argonne National Laboratory.

          The First Moderator-Target Planning Meeting for the Chinese Spallation Neutron Source (CSNS) Project, April 21-26,2002, The Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China.

          Workshop on ^Novel Materials for Extreme Environments: New Experimental Opportunities in Neutron Scattering ̄, Argonne National Laboratory, September 11-12, 1998.

          Workshop on ^Materials Research Using Cold Neutrons at Pulsed Sources ̄, Argonne National Laboratory, August 25 - 26, 1997.

Invited Presentations:  80

Total Number of Publications:  240

Peer Reviewed Publications:  215

Selected Relevant Publications

          C.-K. Loong, M. Ozawa, K. Takeuchi, K. Ui, and N. Koura, "Neutron studies of rare earth-modified zirconia catalyst and yttrium-doped barium cerate proton-conducting ceramic membranes", J. Alloys Compounds, 408-412 1065-1070 (2006).

          S. Kohara, K. Suzuya, K. Takeuchi, C.-K. Loong, M. Grimsditch, J. K. R. Weber, J. A. Tangeman, and T. S. Key, "Glass formation at the limit of insufficient network formers", Science 303 1649-1652 (2004).

          C.-K. Loong, P. Thiyagarajan, and A. I. Kolesnikov, "Neutron-scattering characterization of nanostructured materials relevant to biotechnology", Nanotech. 15 S664-S671 (2004).