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Evguenia Karapetrova

Beam line specialist
Surface Scattering and Microdiffraction
X-ray Science Division

Argonne National Laboratory
9700 S. Cass Ave
Building 438-D002

(630) 252-0865 • email


Beam line specialist [1998-current]

Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory, 33-XSD

 Research Assistant [1993 - 1997]

Center for Advanced Materials Research Laboratory, Oregon State University

Research Assistant  [1989 - 1992]

National Institute for Surface and Vacuum Characterization, Moscow, Russia

Selected Publications

  1. "Reversible control of magnetic interactions by electric field in a single-phase material," Nat. Commun. 4, 1334-1-1334-8 (2013). DOI: 10.1038/ncomms2329 
  2. "Local atomic and electronic structures of epitaxial strained LaCoO3 thin films," Phys. Rev. B 85(2), 020403(R)-1-020403(R)-5 (2012). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.85.020403 
  3. "Control of octahedral rotations in (LaNiO3)n/(SrMnO3)m superlattices," Phys. Rev. B 83 (15), 153411-1-153411-4 (2011). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.83.153411 
  4. "Enhanced ordering temperatures in antiferromagnetic manganite superlattices," Nat. Mater. 8, 892-897 (2009). DOI: 10.1038/nmat2557 
  5. “Design and performance of the 33-BM beamline at the Advanced Photon Source," Nucl. Instrum. Methods A 649 (1), 52-54 (2011). DOI: 10.1016/j.nima.2010.12.159 
  6. Quantifying octahedral rotations in strained perovskite oxide films,"Phys. Rev. B 82 (014110), 014110-1-014110-7 (2010). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.82.014110
  7.  Surface order in cold liquids: X-ray reflectivity studies of dielectric liquids and comparison to liquid metals," Phys. Rev. B 81 (18), 184206-1-184206-8 (2010). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.81.184206
  8. "Enhanced ordering temperatures in antiferromagnetic manganite superlattices," Nat. Mater. 8, 892-897 (2009).
  9. S. "Microscopic evidence of a strain-enhanced ferromagnetic state in LaCoO[subscript 3] thin films," Appl. Phys. Lett. 95 (7), 072508-1-072508-3 (2009).
  10. , "A curved image-plate detector system for high-resolution synchrotron X-ray diffraction," J. Synchrotron Rad. 16 (2), 273-282 (2009).
  11. "Structural characterization of Ni-W hydrocracking catalysts using in situ EXAFS and HRTEM," J. Catal. 263 (1), 16-33 (2009).
  12. "Structural changes underlying the diffuse dielectric response in AgNbO[subscript 3]," Phys. Rev. B 79 (10), 104113-1-104113-14 (2009).
  13. Oxygen Vacancy in Pure Zirconia Powders: Dependence on the Presence of Chlorine during Processing”. Journal of American Ceramics Society 2001, Volume 84 Issue 1 p. 65 .


M.S.  Degree   1997

Department of Materials Science, Oregon State University

·  Area of interest: growth and characterization of oxide nanoscale powders.

M.S.  Degree    1997

Department of Physics, Oregon State University

·  Area of interest: experimental solid state physics.

Diploma          1991

Department of Physics, Moscow State University, Russia

·  Area of interest: experimental solid state physics and chemistry of surfaces.


 · Provide user support on sector 33 at Advanced Photon Source;

·  Collaborate with users; contribute to user science that resulted in publications;

·  Independently conduct research in the various topics;

·  Develop and incorporate new state of the art experimental instrumentation;

·  Design and development of motion control algorithms and their    implementation;

·  Design and implement Ultra High Vacuum equipment;

·  Design and implement Cryogenic and Water cooling equipment in the beam lines stations;

Awards and Honors

2009 Pacesetter Award