David Vaknin

 David Vaknin

Physicist - Ames Lab - USDOE

A500 Zaffarano
Iowa State University
Ames, Iowa 50011

Phone: (515) 294-6023
Fax: (515) 294-0689
Email: vaknin@ameslab.gov

Personal History
Ph.D., Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1987
Postdoctoral fellow, University of Pennsylvania, 1987-1990
Physics Department, Risø National Laboratory, Denmark, 1990-1991
Ames Laboratory, 1991-present
Visiting scientist, Risø National Laboratory, Denmark, summer 1992

Research Interests
Neutron and X-ray scattering from soft condensed matter, i.e., Langmuir monolayers, 2D protein crystals, liquid and polymer surfaces, and neutron scattering from magnetic crystals, in particular magnetic properties of cuprates. Also, expertise in magnetic resonance techniques, and preparation and physical properties of graphite intercalation compounds.