Skip to main content

Junqi Xie

Assistant Physicist - Term


Dr. Xie currently holds the position of Assistant Physicist in the Detector R&D group in the High Energy Physics Division at Argonne National Laboratory. He conducts cross-disciplinary research in physics, chemistry and materials science. He has worked on semiconductor detectors at Arizona State University and MCP-based detectors at Argonne National 
Laboratory over several years.  

Dr. Xie’s current research interests include photocathode materials, various detector design, fabrication, characterization and their applications in high energy physics, nuclear physics and national security.  

Dr. Xie has collaborated with groups at Fermilab, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Stony Brook University, authored and co-authored over 30 papers with his colleagues. 


  • B.S, Peking University, 2005 
  • Ph.D, Arizona State University, 2010 


  • 2014 - present Assistant Physicist at Argonne National Lab, Chicago, IL, USA 
  • 2010 - 2014 Postdoctoral Appointee at Argonne National Lab, Chicago, IL, USA