Advanced Photon Source

An Office of Science National User Facility

Daniel Haskel

Contact Information
Argonne National Laboratory
9700 S. Cass Ave
Argonne, Il 60439

Phone: 252-7758 | Fax: 252-7392


  • University of Washington, Department of Physics, Seattle, WA; PhD in Physics, 1998
  • Israel Institute of Technology (Technion), Haifa, Israel; M. Sc. in Physics, 1992; B.A. in Physics, 1989
  • 2013 - present: Group Leader, Magnetic Materials Group, X-ray Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory
  • 2010 - present: Adjunct Professor, Physics Department, Washington University, St. Louis
  • 2005 - present: Physicist, X-ray Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory
  • 2001-2005: Assistant Physicist, X-ray Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory
  • 1999-2001: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Argonne National Laboratory
  • 1998-1999: Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Washington
Research Interests
  • X-ray spectroscopy of magnetic materials in absorption and diffraction channels.
  • Interfacial magnetism, Interplay between structure and magnetism, local structure, element-and site-specific probes.
  • X-ray magnetic circular dichroism, x-ray absorption fine structure, x-ray resonant magnetic scattering.
Selected Publications
  1. "Pressure Tuning of the Spin-Orbit Coupled Ground State in Sr2IrO4", D. Haskel, G. Fabbris, Mikhail Zhernenkov, P.P. Kong, C.Q. Jin, G. Cao, M. van Veenendaal, Phys. Rev. Lett.  109, 027204 (2012).
  2. "Stability of the ferromagnetic ground state of La2MnNiO6 against large compressive stress," D. Haskel, G. Fabbris, N.M. Souza-Neto, M. van Veenendaal, G. Shen, A.E. Smith, M.A. Subramanian, Phys. Rev. B  84, 100403(R) (2011).
  3. "Role of Ge in Bridging Ferromagnetism in the Giant Magnetocaloric Gd5(Ge1-xSi x)4 Alloys" D. Haskel, Y.B. Lee, B.N. Harmon, Z. Islam, J.C. Lang, G. Srajer, Ya. Mudryk, K.A. Gschneidner, Jr., and V.K. Pecharsky, Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 247205 (2007) .
  4. "Atomic Origin of Magnetocrystalline anisotropy in Nd2Fe14B", D. Haskel, J. Lang, Z. Islam, A. Cady, G. Srajer, M. van Veenendaal, P. Canfield, Phys. Rev. Lett.  95, 217207 (2005).
  5. "Local structural order in the disordered Vanadium tetracyanoethylene room-temperature molecule-based magnet" D. Haskel, Z. Islam, J. Lang, C. Kmety, G. Srajer, K. Pokhodnya, A. Epstein, J. Miller, , Phys. Rev. B 70, 054422 (2004).
  6. "Nature of inhomogeneous magnetic state in artificial Fe/Gd ferromagnetic multilayers", D. Haskel, G. Srajer, Y. Choi, D.R. Lee, J. C. Lang, J. Meersschaut, J.S. Jiang, S.D. Bader, Physical Review B (Rapid Communications) 67, 180406(R) (2003). 
  7. "Enhanced Interfacial Magnetic Coupling of Gd/Fe Multilayers", D. Haskel, G. Srajer, J. Lang, J.Pollmann, C. Nelson, J. Jiang, S. Bader, Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 207201(2001).
  8. "XAFS study of the low-temperature tetragonal phase of La2-xBaxCuO4: Disorder, stripes and Tc suppression at x=0.125", D. Haskel, E. A. Stern, F. Dogan and A. Moodenbaugh, Phys. Rev. B 61, 7055 (2000).
  9. "Altered Sr environment inLa2-xSrxCuO4:" D. Haskel, E. A. Stern, D. G. Hinks, A. W. Mitchell and J. Jorgensen, , Phys. Rev. B (Rapid Communications) 56, R521 (1997).
  10. "Dopant and temperature induced phase transitions in LaSrCuO by XAFS", D. Haskel, E. A. Stern, D. G. Hinks, A. W. Mitchell, J. Jorgensen and J. Budnick, Phys. Rev. Lett. 76, 439 (1996).