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Prof Peter Butler B.Sc., Ph.D., C.Phys., F.Inst.P.

Professor of Physics Physics

    Biography

    Personal Distinctions

    • Rutherford Medal and Prize (Prize, Institute of Physics 2012)
    • Marie Curie Individual Fellowship (Competitive Fellowship, EU Vth Framework 1999)
    • Fellowship of Institute of Physics (Institute of Physics, London 1992)
    • “Heavy Pear-Shaped Nuclei” (Keynote Speech, Annual Conference of the South African Institute of Physics, Cape Town 2016)
    • “Studies of the Shapes of Heavy Pear-Shaped Nuclei at ISOLDE” (Invitation to Speak, 11th Latin American Symposium on Nuclear Physics and Applications, Medellín 2015)
    • “TSR – a storage ring for HIE-ISOLDE” (Invitation to Speak, XXXIV Mazurian Lakes Conference on Physics, Piaski 2015)
    • “TSR – a storage ring for HIE-ISOLDE” (Invitation to Speak, Conference on Electromagnetic Isotopic Separators & Related Topics, EMIS-2015, Grand Rapids, MI 2015)
    • “ISOLDE: the Anglo-Saxon Era 2002-2005” (Invitation to Speak, ISOLDE workshop, CERN 2014)
    • “Studies of the Shapes of Heavy Nuclei at ISOLDE” (Invitation to Speak, SCRIBE-2014 Workshop on Science with Rare Ion Beams, Kolkata 2014)
    • “Studies of the Shapes of Heavy Nuclei at ISOLDE” (Invitation to Speak, NUBA Conference: Nuclear Physics and Astrophysics, Antalya 2014)
    • “Atomic nuclei going pear-shaped” (Keynote Speech, Turkish Physical Society 31st International Physics Congress, Bodrum 2014)
    • “Studies of the shapes of heavy pear-shaped nuclei at ISOLDE” (Invitation to Speak, Conference on Advances in Radioactive Isotope Science, ARIS 2014, Tokyo 2014)
    • “Pear-shaped nuclei” (Invitation to Speak, Workshop on Nuclear Structure in Bormio, Bormio 2014)
    • “Pear-shaped nuclei” (Invitation to Speak, ISOLDE workshop, CERN 2013)
    • "Pear-shaped nuclei: nuclear models & the Standard Model" (Invitation to Speak, XXXIII Mazurian Lakes Conference on Physics, Piaski 2013)
    • "Do nuclei go pear-shaped?" (Keynote Speech, IoP Nuclear Physics Conference, York 2013)
    • "Recent results from REX-ISOLDE and future prospects with HIE-ISOLDE" (Invitation to Speak, Nuclear Structure 2012 Conference, Argonne, Il 2012)
    • "What can we learn about the shapes of heavy nuclei from Coulex of radioactive beams?" (Invitation to Speak, EURORIB12, Abano Terme, Padova 2012)
    • "A celebration of 20 years of fruitful collaboration" (Keynote Speech, JYFL Users Meeting, Jyväskylä 2012)
    • "EURISOL" (Keynote Speech, NuPECC Town Meeting, Madrid 2010)
    • "Probing nuclei at the edge of stability" (Keynote Speech, Finnish Physical Society, Jyväskylä 2010)
    • "Probing nuclear shapes using low energy radioactive beams" (Invitation to Speak, GANIL Colloque, Giens 2009)
    • "Future Physics at EURISOL" (Keynote Speech, EURISOL Town Meeting, Pisa 2009)
    • "Summary: Physics Opportunities for ISOLDE and n_TOF" (Keynote Speech, Workshop on New Opportunities in the Physics Landscape at CERN, CERN 2009)
    • "Probing nuclear shapes using low energy radioactive beams" (Invitation to Speak, Carnegie Conference on Nuclear Structure at the Extremes, Paisley 2008)
    • "Probing nuclear shapes using low energy radioactive beams" (Invitation to Speak, international conference on Nuclear Physics and Astrophysics, Cappadocia 2008)
    • “The ISOLDE research programme” (Invitation to Speak, University of Jyväskylä Accelerator Laboratory Users Meeting 2007)
    • “Probing the collective properties of exotic nuclei with REX-ISOLDE” (Invitation to Speak, Gordon Research Conference, New London, NH 2007)
    • “Accelerated Radioactive Beams in Europe: The Path to EURISOL (Keynote Speech, Norwegian Physical Society Subatomic & Astrophysics meeting, Oslo 2007)