Director

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Education & Employment


Oak Ridge National Laboratory

scientist


 Oak Ridge, Tennessee, 2017 - present

Oak Ridge Computer Science Girls

director

, 2017 - present

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

director


 Oak Ridge, Tennessee, 2012 - 2017

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

manager


 Oak Ridge, Tennessee, 2011 - 2012

Los Alamos National Laboratory

assistant scientist


 Los Alamos, NM, 2001 - 2011

Michigan State University

post-doctoral scholar


 East Lansing, MI, 1998 - 2001

Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München

PhD in Physics


 , 1988 - 1995

Publications

  1. Greedan, J. E., Gout, Delphine, Lozano, A. D., Derahkshan, Shahab, Proffen, {Th.}, Kim, H-J., Bo\v{z}in, E. S., and Billinge, S. J. L.. "The Local and average structures of the spin-glass pyrochlore, {Y$_2$Mo$_2$O$_7$}, from neutron diffraction and neutron pair distribution function analysis". Phys. Rev. B . 79 p. 014427 (2009) download doi
  2. Bo\v{z}in, E. S., Sartbaeva, A., Zheng, H., Wells, S. A., Mitchell, J. F., Proffen, {Th. }, Thorpe, M. F., and Billinge, S. J. L.. "Structure of {CaMnO$_3$} in the range {$\bf 10K\le T\le 550K$} from neutron time-of-flight total scattering". J. Phys. Chem. Solids . 69 p. 2146 - 2150 (2008) download doi
  3. Bo\v{z}in, E. S., Schmidt, M., {DeConinck}, A. J., Paglia, G., Mitchell, J. F., Chatterji, T., Radaelli, P. G., Proffen, {Th. }, and Billinge, S. J. L.. "Understanding the insulating phase in {CMR} manganites: Shortening of the {J}ahn-{T}eller long-bond across the phase diagram of {La$_{1-x}$Ca$_{x}$MnO$_{3}$}". Phys. Rev. Lett. . 98 p. 137203 (2007) download doi
  4. Campi, G., Proffen, {Th. }, Qiu, X., Bo\v{z}in, E. S., Billinge, S. J. L., Agrestini, S., Saini, N. L., and Bianconi, A.. "Local lattice dynamics in the {Mg$_{0.5}$Al$_{0.5}$B$_2$} superconductor". J. Supercond. Novel Magn. . 20 p. 505--510 (2007) download doi
  5. Bo\v{z}in, E. S., Qiu, X., Schmidt, M., Paglia, G., Mitchell, J. F., Radaelli, P. G., Proffen, {Th. }, and Billinge, S. J. L.. "Local structural aspects of the orthorhombic to pseudo-cubic phase transformation in {La$_{1-x}$Ca$_{x}$MnO$_{3}$}". Physica B . 385-386 p. 110-112 (2006) download
  6. Campi, G., Cappelluti, E., Proffen, {Th. }, Qiu, X., Bo\v{z}in, E. S., Billinge, S. J. L., Agrestini, S., Saini, N. L., and Bianconi, A.. "Study of temperature dependent atomic correlations in {MgB$_2$}". Eur. Phys. J. B . 52 p. 15--21 (2006) download doi
  7. Qiu, Xiangyun, Proffen, {Th. }, Mitchell, J. F., and Billinge, S. J. L.. "Orbital correlations in the pseudocubic {$O$} and rhombohedral {$R$}-phases of {LaMnO$_{3}$}". Phys. Rev. Lett. . 94 p. 177203 (2005) download
  8. Peterson, P. F., Bo\v{z}in, E. S., Proffen, {Th. }, and Billinge, S. J. L.. "Improved measures of quality for atomic pair distribution functions". J. Appl. Crystallogr. . 36 p. 53 (2003) download doi
  9. Proffen, {Th. }, Billinge, S. J. L., Egami, T., and Louca, D.. "Structural analysis of complex materials using the atomic pair distribution function - a practical guide". Z. Kristallogr. . 218 p. 132--143 (2003) download
  10. Proffen, {Th. }, Egami, T., Billinge, S. J. L., Cheetham, A. K., Louca, D., and Parise, J. B.. "Building a high resolution total scattering powder diffractometer - upgrade of {NPD} at {MLNSC}". Appl. Phys. A . 74 p. s163--s165 (2002) download
  11. Proffen, {Th. }, and Billinge, S. J. L.. "Probing the local structure of doped manganites using the atomic pair distribution function". Appl. Phys. A . 74 p. 1770 (2002) download
  12. Proffen, {Th. }, Petkov, V., Billinge, S. J. L., and Vogt, T.. "Chemical short range order obtained from the atomic pair distribution function". Z. Kristallogr. . 217 p. 47 (2002) download
  13. Proffen, {Th. }, Neder, R. B., and Billinge, S. J. L.. "Teaching diffraction using computer simulations over the internet". J. Appl. Crystallogr. . 34 p. 767 (2001) download
  14. Peterson, P. F., Proffen, {Th. }, Jeong, {I. -K. }, Billinge, S. J. L., Choi, K.-S., Kanatzidis, M. G., and Radaelli, P. G.. "Local atomic strain in {ZnSe$_{1-x}$Te$_{x}$} from high real space resolution neutron pair distribution function measurements". Phys. Rev. B . 63 p. 165211 Apr 2001 download doi
  15. Billinge, S. J. L., Petkov, V., and Proffen, {Th.}. "Structure on different length scales from powder diffraction: the real-space pair distribution function (PDF) technique". Commission on Powder Diffraction of the International Union of Crystallography, Newsletter number 24 . (2000) download
  16. Billinge, S. J. L., Proffen, {Th. }, Petkov, V., Sarrao, J. L., and Kycia, S.. "Evidence for charge localization in the ferromagnetic phase of {La$_{1-x}$Ca$_{x}$MnO$_{3}$} from high real-space-resolution {X-ray} diffraction". Phys. Rev. B . 62 p. 1203 (2000) download
  17. Petkov, V., Jeong, {I-K. }, Mohiuddin-Jacobs, F., Proffen, {Th. }, and Billinge, S. J. L.. "Local structure of {In$_{0.5}$Ga$_{0.5}$As} from joint high-resolution and differential pair distribution function analysis". J. Appl. Phys. . 88 p. 665 (2000) download
  18. Peterson, P. F., Gutmann, M, Proffen, {Th.}, and Billinge, S. J. L.. "{PDFgetN:} a user-friendly program to extract the total scattering structure function and the pair distribution function from neutron powder diffraction data". J. Appl. Crystallogr. . 33 p. 1192-1192 Aug 2000 download doi
  19. Billinge, S. J. L., Petkov, V., Proffen, {Th. }, Kwei, G. H., Sarrao, J. L., Shastri, S. D., and Kycia, S.. "Charge inhomogeneities in the colossal magnetoresistant manganites from the local atomic structure". Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Magnetoresistive Oxides and Related Materials. 602 p. 177 (1999) download doi
  20. Jeong, {I. -K. }, Proffen, {Th.}, Mohiuddin-Jacobs, F., and Billinge, S. J. L.. "Measuring correlated atomic motion using X-ray diffraction". J. Phys. Chem. A . 103 p. 921--924 (1999) download doi
  21. Proffen, {Th. }, and Billinge, S. J. L.. "{PDFFIT}, a program for full profile structural refinement of the atomic pair distribution function". J. Appl. Crystallogr. . 32 p. 572--575 (1999) download doi
  22. Proffen, {Th. }, DiFrancesco, R. G., Billinge, S. J. L., Brosha, E. L., and Kwei, G. H.. "Measurement of the local {Jahn-Teller} distortion in {LaMnO$_{3.006}$}". Phys. Rev. B . 60 p. 9973 (1999) download