Michel van Veenendaal, Ph.D.

Research Interests

Professional History

2009-2013: Presidential Research Professor, Department of Physics, NIU

2008-present: Professor, Department of Physics, NIU

2005-present: Physicist, Argonne National Laboratory

2001-2008: Associate Professor, Department of Physics, NIU

2001-2005: Resident Associate, Argonne National Laboratory

1998-2001: Senior Scientist, Philips Research Laboratories, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

1997-1998: Research Associate, NIU

1994-1997: Research Associate, European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, Grenoble, France


Theory of Inelastic Scattering and Absorption of X-rays, January 2015

"Magnetic Resonant Inelastic X-ray Scattering," Synchrotron Radiation News, August 2012

"Determining the Electron-Phonon Coupling Strength in Correlated Electron Systems from Resonant Inelastic X-ray Scattering," October 2010

"Prediction of strong dichroism induced by X-rays carrying orbital momentum," Physical Review Letters, January 2007

"Comment on `Electron Correlation Effects in Resonant Inelastic X-ray Scattering of NaV2O5,'" Physical Review Papers, May 2004

"Theory of indirect resonant inelastic X-ray scattering," Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, November 2003

"Resonant x-ray magnetic scattering at nonmagnetic ions," Physical Review B, April 2003

"Influence of double occupancy and lattice distortions on the magnetic phase diagram of A1-xA'xMnO3," Physical Review B, January 1999

"Branching Ratios of the Circular Dichroism at Rare Earth L23 Edges," Physical Review Letters, February 1997

"X-ray resonant Raman scattering in the rare earths," Physical Review B, December 1996


PHYS 666: Solid-State Physics I

PHYS 667: Solid-State Physics II

PHYS 563: Statistical Mechanics

PHYS 660/1: Quantum Mechanics

PHYS 252 Classical Mechanics and Electricity and Magnetism

PHYS 150 Physics

Contact Info

Office: La Tourette 223
Phone: 815-753-1772
Email: veenendaal@niu.edu

Argonne Phone: 630-252-5063