Ph.D. in Physics, University
of California, Santa Cruz, Dec. 1996
Thesis: Local structural
distortions and disorder in advanced perovskite materials
Advisor: Prof. Frank Bridges
B.Sc. in Physics, minor in art history,
University of California, San Diego, 1989
Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), Aug.
1999-present. Postdoctoral Associate, UC Irvine
and Los Alamos National Laboratory, (LANL), stationed
at LANL, under, Prof. Jon Lawrence and Dr. George Kwei,
June 1997-July 1999.
Postdoctoral Associate, Lawrence Berkeley National
Laboratory, under Dr. David K. Shuh, Feb.1997-May 1997.
Research Assistant, UC Santa Cruz under Prof.
Frank Bridges, 1994-1996.
Teaching Assistant, UC Santa Cruz Physics Department,
International Union of Crystallography
Young Scientist, 2000
Invited talks at XAFS XI, APS 1999,
FSRCMR 1999, MRS 1997, others
American Physical Society, International
XAFS Society, Materials Research Society
closely related to the research:
- C. H. Booth, E. D. Bauer, M. B. Maple,
J. M. Lawrence, G. H. Kwei, and J. L. Sarrao, Proceedings
of the 11th International Conference on X-Ray
Absorption Fine-Structure (XAFS XI), J. Synchrotron
Rad., in press (LBNL-47279).
- C. H. Booth, D. E. MacLaughlin, R. H.
Heffner, R. Chau, M. B. Maple and G. H. Kwei. Pd/Cu site
interchange and non-Fermi-liquid behavior in UCu4Pd.
Phys. Rev. Lett., 81:3960, 1998.
- C. H. Booth, J. S. Gardner, G. H. Kwei,
R. H. Heffner, F. Bridges, and M. A. Subramanian. Lattice
disorder in the geometrically-frustrated spin glass pyrochlore
Y2Mo2O7. Phys. Rev. B:
Rapid Comm., Phys. Rev. B, 62:R755, 2000.
- J. M. Lawrence, P. S. Riseborough, C.
H. Booth, J. L. Sarrao, J. D. Thompson, and R. Osborn, Phys.
Rev. B, 63:054427, 2001.
- C. H. Booth, P. G. Allen, J. J. Bucher,
N. M. Edelstein, D. K. Shuh, G. K. Marasighe, M. Karabulut,
C. S. Ray, and D. E. Day. Oxygen and Phosphorus Coordination
Around Iron in Iron-Phosphate Glasses with UO2
or Na2O and Crystalline Ferric Ferrous Pyrophosphate.
J. of Mater. Res., 14:2628, 1999.
- M. Karabulut, G. K. Marasinghe, C. S.
Ray, D. E. Day, G. D. Waddill, P. G. Allen, C. H. Booth,
J. J. Bucher, D. L. Caulder, D. K. Shuh, M. Grimsditch,
M.-L. Saboungi. “Local Environment of Iron and Uranium Ions
in Vitrified Iron Phosphate Glasses Studies by Fe K and
U LIII X-Ray Absorption Fine Structure
Spectroscopy”, J. Mater. Res., 2000, 15, 1972.
- G. G. Li, F. Bridges, and C. H. Booth. XAFS standards:
a comparison of experiments and theory. Phys. Rev. B, 52:6332,
- J. J. Rehr, C. H. Booth, F. Bridges, and
S. I. Zabinsky. X-ray-absorption fine-structure in embedded
atoms. Phys. Rev. B (Rapid Comm.), 49:12347, 1994.
- F. Bridges, C. H. Booth, and G. G. Li.
An iterative approach to atomic background removal in XAFS
data analysis. Physica B (Proc. from XAFS VIII), 208&209:121,
- C. H. Booth, F. Bridges, G. H. Kwei, J.
M. Lawrence, A. L. Cornelius, and J. J. Neumeier. Direct
relationship between magnetism and MnO6 distortions
Phys. Rev. Lett., 80:853, 1998.
- C. H. Booth, F. Bridges, E. D. Bauer,
G. G. Li, J. B. Boyce, T. Claeson, C. H. Chu, and Q. Xiong.
XAFS measurements of negatively correlated atomic displacements
Phys. Rev. B (Rapid Comm.), 52:R15745, 1995.
List of collaborators:
Members of the Glenn T Seaborg Center
at LBNL: Heino Nitsche, David K. Shuh, Wayne Lukens,
Linfeng Rao, Petra Panak
Other current collaborators:
George H. Kwei (LLNL)
John M. Lawrence (UCI) John L. Sarrao (LANL)
Jason S. Gardner (Chalk River)
M. Brian Maple (UCSD) Lance DeLong (UKy)
M. A. Subramanian (Dupont)
John A. Mydosh (Leiden) Frank Bridges (UCSC)
Kanishka Marasinghe (UM, Rolla) Linda
1. Developing r-space codes (RSXAP)
for analyzing x-ray absorption spectra. These routines include
improved background-subtraction techniques (http://lise.lbl.gov/RSXAP/).
2. Compiling a standard materials EXAFS database.