Matjaž Kavčič

Matjaž Kavčič

CONTACT:

Jožef Stefan Institute
Department for Low and Medium Energy Physics (F2)
Jamova 39
SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia

Phone: +386-1-5885 266
Fax: +386 1 5885 255

e-mail: matjaz.kavcic@ijs.si

CV:

Education:

  • B.Sc., Physics, University of Ljubljana (1994).
  • Ph.D., Physics, University of Ljubljana (2000).

Employment:

  • 1994 - Research Assistant, Department for Low and Medium Energy Physics, J. Stefan Institute , Ljubljana.
  • 2005 - Research Fellow, Department for Low and Medium Energy Physics, J. Stefan Institute , Ljubljana.
  • 2005-2006 Postdoc within the group for atomic physics at the Physics department of the University of Fribourg, Switzerland.
  • 2011 – Senior Research Fellow, Department for Low and Medium Energy Physics, J. Stefan Institute, Ljubljana.

Habilitations:

Editorship:

Chairmanship and advisory boards of meetings:

  • 8th Symposium on Bio-PIXE ( BioPIXE8) September 14-19 2014, Bled, Slovenia (co-chair).
  • International Workshop on Photoionization and Resonant Inelastic X-Ray Scattering IWP-RIXS 2014 , 26th August – 1st September 2014, Erice, Italy (Scientific Advisory Committee).

Invited lectures:

  • Resonant inelastic x-ray scattering of gas-phase target (atomic and molecular) in the tender x-ray region , International Workshop on Photoionization and Resonant Inelastic X-ray Scattering, IWP-RIXS 2011, May 22-25 2011, Las Vegas, USA.
  • Resonant inelastic x-ray scattering of atoms and simple molecules in the tender x-ray region , International Workshop on Hard X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy, HAXPES 2011 , September 14-16 2011, DESY Hamburg, Germany.
  • High energy resolution x-ray photon-in/photon-out spectroscopy , Joint ICTP-IAEA Workshop on Advanced Synchrotron Radiation Based X-Ray Spectrometry Techniques, April 22-26 2013, Trieste, Italy.
  • Resonant inelastic x-ray scattering on atoms and simple molecules in the tender x-ray range , Swiss FEL seminar, Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI), 23. September 2014, Villigen, Switzerland.
  • Chemical state analysis of low-Z elements by means of high-energy resolution PIXE spectroscopy , 14th International Conference on Particle Induced X-ray Emission PIXE 2015, 25.2. – 3.3. 2015, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Resonant inelastic x-ray scattering on atoms and simple molecules in the tender x-ray range : 2015 SSRL/LCLS Annual Users’ Meeting and Workshops , SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, 7 – 10 October 2015, SLAC Stanford, USA.
  • Chemical speciation using WDS in the tender x-ray range , 15th International Conference on Particle Induced X-ray Emission PIXE 2017, April 2 – 7 2017, Split, Croatia.

RESEARCH:

  • Fundamental properties of isolated atoms and simple molecules studied with X-ray Emission (XES) and Resonant Inelastic X-ray Scattering (RIXS) spectroscopy.
  • Electronic structure and chemical bonding studied with XES and RIXS spectroscopy in the tender X-ray range.
  • Experimental and theoretical studies of atomic inner shell ionization induced in collisions with MeV ions.
  • Development of high-energy resolution X-ray spectroscopy and its application in analytical work.

Some publications: