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Nicholas Butch (Fed)

Nicholas P. Butch

At the NCNR, I am an instrument contact for NG-4 DCS. I primarily support experiments involving unconventional magnetism and what might be generally termed hard condensed matter physics. If you are thinking of doing a measurement on DCS, you are encouraged to contact me before proposal submission to discuss experimental details.

For more information about my personal research, please visit the NPB homepage.

Positions Available

Recent or upcoming PhD graduates who are interested in postdoctoral research focusing on novel superconductivity, magnetism, and/or quantum phase transitions through a variety of techniques ranging from sample synthesis to neutron scattering are invited to apply for a NRC postdocdoral fellowship.

For more details, please contact nicholas.butch [at] (Dr. Butch).

NIST contact info

Dr. Nicholas Butch
NIST Center for Neutron Research
100 Bureau Drive
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-6102

(301) 975 - 4863 

nicholas.butch [at] (nicholas[dot]butch[at]nist[dot]gov) 


Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (2017)

NIST Sigma Xi Katharine B. Gebbie Young Scientist Award (2016)


Detection of a Pair Density Wavestate in UTe2

Qiangqiang Gu, Joseph Carroll, Shuqiu Wang, Sheng Ran, Christopher Broyles, Hasan Siddiquee, Nicholas Butch, Shanta Saha, Johnpierre Paglione, J. Davis, Xiaolong Liu

Ubiquitous Spin Freezing in the Superconducting State of UTe2

Shyam Sundar, Nasrin Azari, Mariah Goeks, Shayan Gheidi, Mae Abedi, Michael Yakovlev, Sarah Dunsiger, John Wilkinson, Stephen Blundell, Tristin Metz, Ian Hayes, Shanta Saha, Sangyun Lee, Andrew Woods, Roman Movshovich, Sean Thomas, Nicholas Butch, Priscila Rosa, Johnpierre Paglione, Jeff Sonier
Created May 31, 2018, Updated December 8, 2022