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Dr. Nigel Buttimore

Fellow Emeritus (Pure & Applied Mathematics)

 


1960-10 Trinity College Dublin, Louis Claude Purser Entrance Exhibition. 1963-09 Foundation Scholarship in Natural Sciences at Trinity College. 1965-10 Gulbenkian Studentship (1965-1968), University of Cambridge, UK. 1967-10 Moved to Westfield College (now with Queen Mary), University of London, to continue research with my supervisor who had taken a chair there, obtaining a PhD in Theoretical Physics from the University of Cambridge in 1969-02. 1980-10 Referee for journals Nuclear Physics and Physics Letters. 1985-87 Committee Member of the Irish Mathematical Society. 1995-98 Committee Member of Irish Research Scientists' Association. 1998-10 Leaving Certificate (Second Level) Applied Mathematics Representative.
  ANALYZING POWER   BIOMATHEMATICS   COULOMB-NUCLEAR INTERFERENCE   HADRON-HADRON SCATTERING   HELICITY-FLIP AMPLITUDE   NUCLEOTIDE SEQUENCE   POLARIZATION   SEQUENCE DATABASES
 Polarized Antiproton eXperiments (PAX)

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Member of Royal Irish Academy Committee on Ireland's prospective membership of CERN. 1999-10-01
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Irish Mathematical Society 1980
Irish Research Scientists' Association 1994 2004
N H Buttimore, Proton and 3He polarimetry with new forward p p helicity flip amplitudes, Proceedings of Science, 23rd International Spin Physics Symposium, Ferrara, Italy, 10-14 September 2018, edited by P. Lenisa, G. Ciullo, M. Contalbrigo, M. Fiorini, L. Pappalardo and E. Steffens , Sissa, Via Bonomea 265, 34136 Trieste, Italy, 2019, Conference Paper, PRESENTED  URL
A. A. Poblaguev, A. Zelenski, G. Atoian, E.C. Aschenauer, K.O. Eyser, H.C. Huang, Y. Makdisi, W. Schmidke, I. Alekseev, D. Svirida, N.H. Buttimore , Study of elastic proton-proton single and double spin analyzing powers at RHIC HJET polarimeter , 23rd International Symposium on Spin Physics (SPIN 2018) , Ferrara, Italy , 10-14 September 2019, Paolo Lenisa, Giuseppe Ciullo, Marco Contalbrigo, Luciano Pappalardo , Proceedings of Science (PoS), 2019, 143 - 150, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  URL  Other
A.A. Poblaguev, A. Zelenski, E. Aschenauer, G. Atoian, K.O. Eyser, H. Huang, Y. Makdisi, W.B. Schmidke, I. Alekseev, D. Svirida, N.H. Buttimore , Precision Small Scattering Angle Measurements of Elastic Proton-Proton Single and Double Spin Analyzing Powers at the RHIC Hydrogen Jet Polarimeter , Physical Review Letters, 123, (16), 2019, 162001 - 162006, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL  Other
N. H. Buttimore, Polarizing Helium-3 for down quark spin enrichment, AIP Conference Proceedings, International Workshop on Diffraction in High-Energy Physics, Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote, Spain, 10-15 September 2012, Marcella Capua, Roberto Fiore, Alessandro Papa, Agustin Sabio Vera, Enrico Tassi , 1523, (1), American Institute of Physics, Melville, New York, 2013, 231 - 234, Notes: [ISBN: 978-0-7354-1146-3 ISSN: 0094-243X (print); 1551-7616 (online)], Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
N. H. Buttimore, A helium-3 polarimeter using electromagnetic interference, The XVth International Workshop on Polarized Sources, Targets and Polarimetry (PSTP 2013), University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA, September 9-13, 2013, LOC: Don Crabb - UVA (Co-chair), Matt Poelker - JLAB (Co-chair); ISPC: R. Milner - MIT (Chair), E. Steffens - Erlangen (Past-Chair), 57 - 62pp, Notes: [Published in POSCI, PSTP2013, 057 (2013).], Invited Talk, PUBLISHED  URL  URL
N. H. Buttimore, Forward collisions and spin effects in evaluating amplitudes, AIP Conference Proceedings, Diffraction 2010 - International Workshop on Diffraction in High-Energy Physics, Otranto, Italy, 10-15 September 2010, M. Capua, R. Fiore, I Ivanov, A. Papa, J. Soffer, and E. Tassi , 1350, (1), American Institute of Physics, Melville, New York, 2011, 313 - 316, Notes: [ L.C. Catalog Card No. 2011902764 ISBN 978-0-7354-0907-1 ISBN 0094-243X], Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL  URL
N. H. Buttimore, Spin effects in forward high energy proton scattering, IOP Journal of Physics Conference Series (JPCS), SPIN2010 - 19th International Spin Physics Symposium, Jülich, Germany, Sep 27 - Oct 2, 2010, H. Ströher and F. Rathmann , 295, ( 1), Institute of Physics Publishing, Dirac House, Bristol, 2011, 012101 - 012105, Notes: [ ], Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL  URL
N.H. Buttimore, Forward helion scattering and neutron polarisation, AIP Conference Proceedings, International Workshop on Diffraction in High-Energy Physics 2008 , La Londe-les-Maures, France, 9-14 September 2008, R. Fiore, I. Ivanov, A. Papa, J. Soffer , 1105 , American Institute of Physics, Melville, New York , 2009, 189 - 192, Notes: [ L.C. Catalog Card No. 2009922026, ISBN 978-0-7354-0641-4, ISSN 0094-243X], Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL  URL
C. Barschel, U. Bechstedt, N. Buttimore et al., PAX Collaboration, Measurement of the Spin-Dependence of the pbar-p Interaction at the AD-Ring, 2009, - 1 - 51, Notes: [ Report number: CERN-SPSC-2009-012 ; SPSC-P-337 is a proposal submitted to the SPS committee of CERN], Miscellaneous, SUBMITTED  URL
N. H. Buttimore, Overview of Processes involved in Spin Transfer Collisions, AIP Conference Proceedings, Polarised Antiproton Beams - How?, The Cockcroft Institute, Daresbury, Cheshire, England, 29 - 31 August 2007, S. Chattopadhyay, D. P. Barber, N. Buttimore, G. Court, and E. Steffens , 1008, (1), American Institute of Physics, New York, 2008, 14 - 23, Notes: [ L.C. Catalog Card No. 2008925861 ], Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL  URL
  

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A. A. Poblaguev, A. Zelenski, E. Aschenauer, G. Atoian, K. O. Eyser, H. Huang, Y. Makdisi, W. Schmidke, I. Alekseev, D. Svirida, N. H. Buttimore, Precision measurements of elastic proton-proton single and double spin analyzing powers in the CNI region at RHIC HJET polarimeter, Physical Review Letters, 2019, Journal Article, SUBMITTED
Buttimore, Nigel, Spin dynamics for high energy protons, Proceedings of RIKEN BNL Research Center Workshop, RHIC Spin Collaboration Meeting XXIX, Torino, Italy, 8-9 October 2004, edited by Ogawa, Akio , 66, US Department of Energy, Office of Scientific and Technical Information, 2004, 187 - 202, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
NH Buttimore, BZ Kopeliovich, E Leader, J Soffer, TL Trueman, An absolute polarimeter for fast protons, Polarized Protons at High Energies, Accelerator Challenges and Physics Opportunities, Hamburg, Germany, 17-20 May 1999, edited by A DeRoeck, D Barber, G Radel , ISSN 1435-8077, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron, 1999, 485 - 488, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Buttimore, NH, PROTON POLARIZATION FROM NON-IDENTICAL FERMION CNI ASYMMETRIES, Polarized Protons at High Energies, Accelerator Challenges and Physics Opportunities, Hamburg, Germany, 17-20 May 1999, edited by A DeRoeck, D Barber, G Radel , ISSN 1435-8077, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron, 1999, 481 - 484, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
NH Buttimore, Fermion boson collisions and swift proton polarimetry, Proceedings of the RIKEN BNL Research Center, RBRC Workshop on RHIC Spin, Upton, New York, edited by L. Bland, M. Tannenbaum, A. Yokosawa, Y. Makdisi, N. Saito, T. Roser, R. L. Jaffe, J. Soffer, G. Bunce , 52581, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 1999, 214 - 219, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
N.H. Buttimore, Mathematics in the Taichung Science Museum, ISCAN Newsletter, Autumn Meeting of the Irish Science Centres Association Network on Explaining Science Informally, Armagh Planetarium and Navan Fort, October 16, 1999, edited by Ian Elliott , 9, 1999, 3 - 4, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Nigel Buttimore, Mathematics: the Language of Science, Thomas Davis Lectures: Discovery. 13., Radio Telefis Eireann, 15 June, 1999, John Donovan and Michael Littleton, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Buttimore, NH, Bounds on helicity amplitudes at low momentum transfer, Proceedings of the RIKEN BNL Research Center, RBRC Workshop on RHIC spin physics, Upton, New York, April 27-29, 1998, edited by G Bunce, Y Makdisi, N Saito, M Tannenbaum, TLTrueman, A Yokosawa , 7, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 1998, 365 - 372, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Buttimore, NH, A dispersion relation approach to spin-flip amplitudes, RIKEN BNL Research Center Workshop, Hadron Spin-flip at RHIC Energies, Upton, New York, July 21-Aug 22, 1997, edited by E Leader, TL Trueman , 3, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 1997, 35 - 44, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Buttimore, NH, Timoney, RM, Three facets of mathematics, The Irish Scientist, 5, (1), 1997, 129 - 129, Journal Article, PUBLISHED

  

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Award Date
Fellow of Trinity College Dublin 2002
Theoretical physics; quantum field theory, particles and antiparticles with spin, quantum electrodynamics, polarisation phenomena, interactions of antiprotons and leptons, polarimetry for high energy beams of protons and ions, crossing symmetry, unitarity, asymmetry in elastic hadronic reactions, helicity amplitudes and deuteron scattering. Bioinformatics; amino acid sequences, nucleotide sequences, representation of amino acids in bit patterns, amino acid classification, filtering protein databases, assembly language instructions in biological text manipulation, alignment of biomolecular sequences, Markov processes and chains, point accepted mutation matrices.