Selected Publications

Brooks, A.J.; Ge, J.; Kirka, M.M.; Dehoff, R.R.; Bilheux, H.Z.; Kardjilov, N.; Manke, I.; Butler, L.G."Porosity Detection in Electron Beam Melted Ti-6Al-4V using High-Resolution, Neutron Imaging and Grating-Based Interferometry", Progress in Additive Manufacturing 2017, accepted.

Olatinwo, M. B.; Ham, K.; McCarney, J.; Marathe, S.; Ge, J.; Knapp, G.; Butler, L. G., "Recent applications of X-ray grating interferometry imaging to evaluate flame retardancy performance of brominated flame retardant", Polymer Degradation and Stability, 2017, 138:April, 1-11.

Olatinwo, M. B.; Ham, K.; McCarney, J.; Marathe, S.; Ge, J. H.; Knapp, G.; Butler, L. G., "Analysis of Flame Retardancy in Polymer Blends by Synchrotron X-ray K-edge Tomography and Interferometric Phase Contrast Movies", Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2016, 120, 2612-2624.

Wood, B. M., Ham, K., Hussey, D. S., Jacobson, D. L., Faridani, A., Kaestner, A., Vajo, J. J., Liu, P., Dobbins, T. A., Butler, L. G., "Real-time observation of hydrogen absorption by LaNi5 with quasi-dynamic neutron tomography", Nucl. Instrum. Methods. B, 2014, 324, 95–101.

A. S. Tremsin, J. B. McPhate, J. V. Vallerga, O. H. W. Siegmund, W. B. Feller, E. Lehmann, L. G. Butler, M. Dawson, "High-resolution neutron microtomography with noiseless neutron counting detector", Nucl. Instrum. Methods A, 2011, 652, 400-403.

L. G. Butler, B. Schillinger, K. Ham, T. A. Dobbins, P. Liu, and J. J. Vajo, "Neutron Imaging of a Commercial Li-Ion Battery During Discharge: Application of Monochromatic Imaging and Polychromatic Dynamic Tomography", Nucl. Instrum. Methods A., 2011, 651, 320-328.

Butler, L. G., "Progress Towards Neutron Tomography at the US Spallation Neutron Source", in "GEOX2010", ed K. Alshibli and A. Reed, 2010.

Barnett, H. A.; Ham, K.; Scorsone, J. T.; Butler, L. G., "Synchrotron X-ray Tomography for 3D Chemical Distribution Measurement of a Flame Retardant and Synergist in a Fiberglass-Reinforced Polymer Blend", J. Phys. Chem. C, 2010, 114, 2-9.

Homberger, D.; Ham, K.; Ogunbakin, T.; Bonin, J.; Hopkins, B.; Osborn, M.; Hossein, I.; Barnett, H.; Matthews II, K.; Butler, L.; Bragulla, H., "The Structure of the Cornified Claw Sheath in the Domestic Cat (Felis catus): Implications for the Claw Shedding Mechanism", Journal of Anatomy, 2009, 214, 620-643.

Heath A. Barnett, Kyungmin Ham and Leslie G Butler, Burning Issues in Tomography, Computing in Science & Engineering, 2008, March/April, 78-81.

Heath A. Barnett, Kyungmin Ham and Leslie G Butler, Synchrotron X-ray Tomography for 3D Chemical Diffusion Measurement of a Flame Retardant in Polystyrene, Nucl. Instrum. Methods A, 2007, 582, 202-204.

Kyungmin Ham and Leslie G Butler. Algorithms for three-dimensional chemical analysis via multi-energy synchrotron X-ray tomography. Nucl. Instrum. Methods B, 2007, 262, 117-127.

Feng-Jung Wu, Larry A. Simeral, Anthony A. Mrse, Jan L. Eilertsen, Lacramioara Negureanu, Zhehong Gan, Frank R. Fronczek, Randall W. Hall, and Leslie G. Butler. Structural Characterization of Isobutylaluminoxane Hydride, A High Aluminum-Content Cluster: Further Studies of Methylaluminoxane. Inorg. Chem., 2007, 46, 44-47.

Kyungmin Ham, Heath A. Barnett, Tolulope Ogunbakin, Dominique G. Homberger, Hermann H. Bragulla, Kenneth L. Matthews II, Clinton S. Willson, and Leslie G. Butler, "Imaging Tissue Structures: Assessment of Absorption and Phase-Contrast X-ray Tomography Imaging at 2-nd and 3-rd Generation Synchrotrons" Proceedings of the SPIE, 2006, 6318, 631822

Lacramioara Negureanu, Randall W. Hall, Leslie G. Butler, and Larry A. Simeral. "Methylaluminoxane (MAO) polymerization mechanism and kinetic model from ab initio molecular dynamics and electronic structure calculations" J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128, 16816-26

Heath A. Barnett, Kyungmin Ham, and Leslie G. Butler. "The 3D Chemical Distribution of a Flame Retardant in a Fiberglass-Reinforced Polymer Blend as Measured with Synchrotron X-ray Tomography" Proceedings of the SPIE, 2006, 6318, 631821

Jan L. Eilertsen, Randall W. Hall, Larry S. Simeral, Leslie G. Butler. "Tools and Strategies for Processing Diffusion Ordered 2D NMR Spectroscopy (DOSY) of a Broad, Featureless Resonance: An Application to Methylaluminoxane (MAO)" Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 2004, 378, 1574-1578

Ham, K.; Jin, H.; Al-Raoush, R.; Xie, X.; Willson, C. S.; Byerly, G. R.; Simeral, L. S.; Rivers, M. L.; Kurtz, R. L.; Butler, L. G.. Three-Dimensional Chemical Analysis: Synchrotron Tomography at Multiple X-ray Energies of Brominated Aromatic and Antimony Oxide Additives in Polystyrene. Chemistry of Materials, 2004, 16, 4032-42

Pamela L.Bryant, Walter J. Lukiw, Zhehong Gang, Randall W. Hall, and Leslie G. Butler. High Field 19.6 T 27Al Solid-State MAS NMR of in vitro Aluminated Brain Tissue. J.Mag. Res., 2004, 170, 257-62

L. G. Butler, K. Ham, C. S. Willson, M. L. Rivers, and R. L. Kurtz. "Algorithms for three-dimensional chemical analysis with multi-energy tomographic data" Proceedings of the SPIE, 2004, 5535, 286-292

Leslie G. Butler. "An Introduction to Solution, Solid-State, and Imaging NMR Spectroscopy ",(G. Gauglitz and T. Vo-Dinh, Eds). Handbook of Spectroscopy (John Wiley), 2003.

H. Jin, K. Ham, J. Y. Chan, L. G. Butler, R. L. Kurtz, S. Thiam, J. W. Robinson, R. A. Agbaria, I. M. Warner; R. E. Tracy, "High Resolution Three-Dimensional Visualization and Characterization of Coronary Atherosclerosis in Vitro by Synchrotron Radiation X-ray Microtomography and Highly Localized X-ray Diffraction", Physics in Medicine and Biology, 2003, 47, 4345-56

Mrse, A. A.; Bryant, P. L.; Hormes, F. J.; Butler, L. G.; Satyanarayana, N.; Rambabu, B.. "Solid-State NMR and XANES Studies of Lithium and Silver Silicate Gels Synthesized by the Sol-Gel Route" J. Non-Crystalline Solids, 2003, 318, 296-304

Kyungmin Ham, Hua Jin, Leslie G. Butler, and Richard L. Kurtz, "A Microtomography Beamline at the LSU CAMD Synchrotron", Rev. Sci. Instr., 2002,73, 1521-3

J.D. Eusden, Jr., L. Gallagher, T.T. Eighmy, B.S. Crannell, J.R. Krzanowski, L.G. Butler, F.K. Cartledge, E. Emery, E.L. Shaw and C.A. Francis, "Petrographic and Spectroscopic Characterization of Phosphate-Stabilized Mine Tailings from Leadville, Colorado", Waste Management, 2002, 22,117-35

Pamela L.Bryant, Chris R. Harwell, Anthony A. Mrse, Earl F. Emery, Zhehong Gan, Tod Caldwell, Arneil P. Reyes, Philip Kuhns, David W. Hoyt, Larry S. Simeral, Randall W. Hall, and Leslie G. Butler. "Structural Characterization of MAO and Related Aluminum Complexes. Solid-State Al-27 NMR with Comparision to EFG Tensors from ab inition Molecular Orbital Calculations", J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 2001, 123, 12009-12017

J.W. Owens, L.G. Butler, C. Dupard-Julien and K. Garner, "Synchrotron X-ray Microtomography, X-ray Absorption Near Edge Structure, Extended X-ray Absorption Fine Structure, and Voxel Imaging of a Cobalt-Zeolite-Y Complex.", Materials Research Bulletin, 2001, 36, 1595-1602

L.G. Butler, K. Ham, H. Jin, R.L. Kurtz, "Tomography at the LSU CAMD Synchrotron: Applications to Polymer Blends", SPIE: Developments in X-Ray Tomography III, 2001, 4503, 54-61

E.F. Emery, T. Junk, T.E. Ferrell, Jr., R. De Hon' and L.G. Butler, "Solid-State 2H MAS NMR Studies of TNT Absorption in Soil and Clays", Environmental Science & Technology, 2001, 35, 2973-8

R.W. Hall, L.G. Butler, S. McGuire, S.P. McGlynn, G. Lyon, R. Reese and P. Limbach, "Automated, Web-Based, Second-Chance Homework", J. Chem. Ed., 2001, 78, 1704-1708

L.G. Butler, "Synchtrotron Tomography", CAMD Materials Science Summer School Program, 2000,

P.L. Bryant, L.G. Butler, A.P. Reyes and P. Kuhns, " 27Al Field-Swept and Frequency-Stepped NMR for Sites with Large Quadrupole Coupling Constants", Solid State NMR, 2000, 16, 63-7

L.G. Butler, J.W. Owens, F.K. Cartledge, R.L. Kurtz, G.R. Byerly, A.J. Wales, P.L. Bryant, E.F. Emery, B. Dowd and X. Xie, "Synchrotron X-ray Microtomography, Electron Probe Microanalysis, and NMR of Toluene Waste in Cement", Environ. Sci. Technol., 2000, 34, 3269-75

L.G. Butler, F.K. Cartledge, J.W. Owens and B. Dowd, "Synchrotron X-ray Microtomography and Solid-State NMR of Environmental Wastes in Cement", SPIE: Developments in X-Ray Tomography II, 1999, 3772, 97-104

Randall W. Hall, Leslie G. Butler, Neil R. Kestner, and Patrick A. Limbach, "Combining Feedback and Assessment via Web-Based Homework", Campus-Wide Information Systems, 1999, 16, 24-26

Pam L. Bryant, Chris R. Harwell, Katherine Wu, Frank R. Fronczek, Randall W. Hall, and Leslie G. Butler, "Single-Crystal 27Al NMR of Andalusite and Calculated Electric Field Gradients: The First Complete NMR Assignment for a 5-Coordinate Aluminum Site", J. Phys. Chem. A, 1999, 103, 5246-5252

T.T. Eighmy, B.J. Crannell, J.E. Krzanowski, L.G. Butler, F.K. Cartledge, E. Emery, J.D. Eusden, Jr., E.L. Shaw and C.A. Francis. Characterization and Phosphate Stabilization of Dusts from the Vitrification of MSW Combustion Residues. Waste Management, 1999, 18, 513-524

Chris R. Harwell, Anthony A. Mrse, Akilah I. Shelby, Leslie G. Butler and Randall W. Hall, "Ab Initio Calculation of 81Br NQR Transition Frequencies of Brominated Aromatics (Flame Retardants)", J. Phys. Chem. A, 1999, 103, 8088-8092

N.R. Kestner, P.A. Limbach, R.W. Hall and L.G. Butler, "If You Build It, Will They Come?", Campus-Wide Information Systems, 1999, 16(5), 175-8