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Antonino Miceli

Physicist, Group Leader
X-ray Science Division

Argonne National Laboratory
9700 S. Cass Ave
Building 431Z-005

(630) 252-8827 • email

Selected Publications


Tungsten silicide films for microwave kinetic inductance detectors, T. Cecil, A. Miceli, O. Quaranta, C. Liu, D. Rosenmann, S. McHugh, and B. Mazin, Applied Physics Letters 101, 032601 (2012)  

Tungsten silicide alloys for Microwave Kinetic Inductance Detectors, O. Quaranta, T. Cecil, A. Miceli, IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity (2012)

Kinetic Inductance Detectors for X-ray Spectroscopy, Physics Procedia 2012, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Technology and Instrumentation in Particle Physics

Empirical dead-time corrections for energy-resolving detectors at synchrotron sources,  D.A. Walko, D.A. Arms, A. Miceli, A.L. Kastengren, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A, ISSN 0168-9002 (2010).

Narrow-Beam X-Ray Tests of CCD Edge Response, S. Kuhlmann, H. Spinka, J. P. Bernstein, K. A. Beyer, L. M. Gades, T. E. Kasprzyk, A. Miceli, R. A. Spence and R. Talaga, Experimental Astronomy, Volume 29, Number 3, 135-144 (2010).

Quantitative 3D elemental microtomography of whole Cyclotella meneghiniana at 400-nm resolution, M.D. de Jonge, C. Holzner, S.B. Baines, B.S. Twining, K. Ignatyev, J. Diaz, D.L. Howard, D. Legnini, A. Miceli, I. McNulty, C.J. Jacobsen, and S. Vogt, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 107, 15676-15680 (2010).

Picosecond Time-resolved laser pump/X-ray probe experiments using a gated single-photon-counting area detector, T. Ejdrup, et. al, Journal of Synchrotron Radiation, Volume 16, Part 3, pages 387-390 (2009).

Applications of Pixel Array Detectors for X-ray Synchrotron Research, A. Miceli, Journal of Instrumentation, v. 4, n. 03, p. P03024 (2009).

Characterization and application of a GE amorphous silicon flat panel detector at a synchrotron light source, J.H. Lee, J. Almer, C. Aydιner, J. Bernier, K. Chapman, P. Chupas, D. Haeffner, K. Kump, P.L. Lee, U. Lienert, A. Miceli and G. Vera, 2008 Journal of Synchrotron Radiation, Volume 15, Part 5 (2008).

Evidence for Distinct Components of the Galactic Stellar Halo from 838 RR Lyrae Stars Discovered in the LONEOS-I Survey, A. Miceli, et al. 2008 Astrophysical Journal, v. 678, p. 865

Observational Constraints on the Nature of Dark Energy: First Cosmological Results from the ESSENCE Supernova Survey, Wood-Vasey, W. M., et al. 2008 Astrophysical Journal, v. 666, p. 694

Testing LMC Microlensing Scenarios: The Discrimination Power of the SuperMACHO Microlensing Survey, Rest, A., et al. 2005 Astrophysical Journal, v. 634, p. 1103

Two Rare Magnetic Cataclysmic Variables with Extreme Cyclotron Features Identified in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, Szkody, P., et al. 2003, Astrophysical Journal, 583, 902.

Research Interests

Superconducting X-ray Detectors

X-ray Detectors



Ph.D. Physics, University of Washington, 2005

B.A. Physics, University of Chicago, 1998


Argonne National Laboratory



Assistant Physicist


Awards and Honors

DOE Early Career Research Award (2010-2015)