Nathaniel Butler

Assoc Professor

  • 7485 Citations
  • 44 h-Index
20002019
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Research Output 2000 2019

  • 7485 Citations
  • 44 h-Index
  • 114 Article
  • 23 Conference contribution
  • 2 Review article
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Conference contribution
2018

GRB 130831a: Rise and demise of a magnetar at z = 0.5

De Pasquale, M., Page, M. J., Zane, S., Breeveld, A. A., Oates, S. R., Castro-Tirado, A. J., Gorosabel, J., Racusin, J. L., Troja, E., Cucchiara, A., Lien, A., Gehrels, N., Moseley, H., Kutyrev, A., Kann, D. A., Zhang, B., Pozanenko, A., Volnova, A. A., Trotter, A., Frank, N. & 20 others, Reichart, D. E., Haislip, J. B., Sbarufatti, B., Butler, N., Littlejohns, O., Schulze, S., Cano, Z., Fox, O., Bloom, J., Prochaska, J. X., De Diego, J. A., Gonzalez, J., Watson, A. M., Richer, M. G., Román-Zúñiga, C., Hoette, V., Russell, R. R., Rumyantsev, V., Klunko, E. & Burkhonov, O., Jan 1 2018, 14th Marcel Grossman Meeting On Recent Developments in Theoretical and Experimental General Relativity, Astrophysics and Relativistic Field Theories, Proceedings. Ruffini, R., Bianchi, M., Ruffini, R. & Jantzen, R. T. (eds.). World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte Ltd, p. 2981-2988 8 p. (14th Marcel Grossman Meeting On Recent Developments in Theoretical and Experimental General Relativity, Astrophysics and Relativistic Field Theories, Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

magnetars
gamma ray bursts
afterglows
x rays
shock
1 Citation (Scopus)

The Exoplanet Climate Infrared TElescope (EXCITE)

Tucker, G. S., Nagler, P., Butler, N., Kilpatrick, B., Korotkov, A., Lewis, N., Maxted, P. F. L., Miko, L., Netterfield, C. B., Pascale, E., Patience, J., Scowen, P., Parmentier, V., Waldmann, I. & Wen, Y., Jan 1 2018, Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy VII. Simard, L., Simard, L., Evans, C. J. & Takami, H. (eds.). SPIE, Vol. 10702. 107025G

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

infrared telescopes
Exoplanets
extrasolar planets
Climate
Telescopes
2016
2 Citations (Scopus)

DDOTI: The deca-degree optical transient imager

Watson, A. M., Lee, W. H., Troja, E., Román-Zúñiga, C. G., Butler, N., Kutyrev, A. S., Gehrels, N. A., Ángeles, F., Basa, S., Blanc, P. E., Boer, M., De Diego, J. A., Farah, A. S., Figueroa, L., Gómez Maqueo Chew, Y., Klotz, A., Quirós, F., Reyes-Ruíz, M., Ruíz-Diáz-Soto, J., Thierry, P. & 1 others, Tinoco, S., 2016, Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems VI. SPIE, Vol. 9910. 99100F

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Imager
Field of View
Image sensors
Telescopes
installing
2014
220 Citations (Scopus)

The transiting exoplanet survey satellite

Ricker, G. R., Winn, J. N., Vanderspek, R., Latham, D. W., Bakos, G., Bean, J. L., Berta-Thompson, Z. K., Brown, T. M., Buchhave, L., Butler, N., Butler, R. P., Chaplin, W. J., Charbonneau, D., Christensen-Dalsgaard, J., Clampin, M., Deming, D., Doty, J., De Lee, N., Dressing, C., Dunham, E. W. & 38 others, Endl, M., Fressin, F., Ge, J., Henning, T., Holman, M. J., Howard, A. W., Ida, S., Jenkins, J., Jernigan, G., Johnson, J. A., Kaltenegger, L., Kawai, N., Kjeldsen, H., Laughlin, G., Levine, A. M., Lin, D., Lissauer, J. J., Macqueen, P., Marcy, G., McCullough, P. R., Morton, T. D., Narita, N., Paegert, M., Palle, E., Pepe, F., Pepper, J., Quirrenbach, A., Rinehart, S. A., Sasselov, D., Sato, BE., Seager, S., Sozzetti, A., Stassun, K. G., Sullivan, P., Szentgyorgyi, A., Torres, G., Udry, S. & Villasenor, J., 2014, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. SPIE, Vol. 9143. 914320

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Exoplanets
extrasolar planets
Stars
Star
Satellites
2013

Identification of outliers through clustering and semi-supervised learning for all sky surveys

Bhattacharyya, S., Richards, J. W., Rice, J., Starr, D. L., Butler, N. & Bloom, J. S., 2013, Information Systems Development: Reflections, Challenges and New Directions. p. 483-485 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Supervised learning
Light sources
Labels
Astronomy
Experiments
2012
28 Citations (Scopus)

Automation of the OAN/SPM 1.5-meter Johnson telescope for operations with RATIR

Watson, A. M., Richer, M. G., Bloom, J. S., Butler, N., Ceseña, U., Clark, D., Colorado, E., Córdova, A., Farah, A., Fox-Machado, L., Fox, O. D., García, B., Georgiev, L. N., González, J. J., Guisa, G., Gutiérrez, L., Herrera, J., Klein, C. R., Kutyrev, A. S., Lazo, F. & 13 others, Lee, W. H., López, E., Luna, E., Martínez, B., Murillo, F., Murillo, J. M., Núñez, J. M., Prochaska, J. X., Ochoa, J. L., Quirós, F., Rapchun, D. A., Román-Zúñiga, C. & Valyavin, G., 2012, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Vol. 8444. 84445L

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

automation
Telescopes
Automation
Telescope
Infrared
35 Citations (Scopus)

First light with RATIR: An automated 6-band optical/NIR imaging camera

Butler, N., Klein, C., Fox, O., Lotkin, G., Bloom, J., Prochaska, J. X., RamirezRuiz, E., De Diego, J. A., Georgiev, L., González, J., Lee, W. H., Richer, M. G., Román, C., Watson, A. M., Gehrels, N., Kutyrev, A., Bernstein, R., Alvarez, L. C., Ceseña, U., Clark, D. & 22 others, Colorado, E., Córdova, A., Farah, A., García, B., Guisa, G., Herrera, J., Lazo, F., López, E., Luna, E., Martínez, B., Murillo, F., Murillo, J. M., Núñez, J. M., Pedrayes, M. H., Quirós, F., Ochoa, J. L., Sierra, G., Moseley, H., Rapchun, D., Robinson, F. D., Samuel, M. V. & Sparr, L. M., 2012, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Vol. 8446. 844610

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Infrared Camera
Camera
Cameras
cameras
Imaging

Identification of outliers through clustering and semi-supervised learning for all sky surveys

Bhattacharyya, S., Richards, J. W., Rice, J., Starr, D. L., Butler, N. & Bloom, J. S., 2012, Lecture Notes in Statistics. Springer Science and Business Media, LLC, Vol. 209. p. 483-485 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Semi-supervised Learning
Outlier
Clustering
Outlier Detection
Curve
5 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanical design and integration of the support structure for the Reionization And Transients InfRared instrument RATIR

Farah, A., González, J. J., Kutyrev, A. S., Lotkin, G., Watson, A. M., Butler, N., Lee, W. H., Richer, M. G., López, E., Clark, D., Cabak, G., Fox, O. D., Rapchun, D. A., Román-Zúñiga, C. & Georgiev, L., 2012, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Vol. 8446. 84469O

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Infrared instruments
infrared instruments
Mechanical Design
Telescope
Infrared
21 Citations (Scopus)

Performance and calibration of H2RG detectors and SIDECAR ASICs for the RATIR camera

Fox, O. D., Kutyrev, A. S., Rapchun, D. A., Klein, C. R., Butler, N., Bloom, J., De Diego, J. A., Farah, A., Gehrels, N. A., Georgiev, L., González, J. J., Lee, W. H., Loose, M., Lotkin, G., Moseley, S. H., Prochaska, J. X., Ramirez-Ruiz, E., Richer, M. G., Robinson, F. D., Román-Zúñiga, C. & 3 others, Samuel, M. V., Sparr, L. M. & Watson, A. M., 2012, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Vol. 8453. 84531O

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

application specific integrated circuits
Application specific integrated circuits
Calibration
Camera
Cameras
10 Citations (Scopus)

Software solution for autonomous observations with H2RG detectors and SIDECAR ASICs for the RATIR camera

Klein, C. R., Kubánek, P., Butler, N., Fox, O. D., Kutyrev, A. S., Rapchun, D. A., Bloom, J. S., Farah, A., Gehrels, N., Georgiev, L., González, J. J., Lee, W. H., Lotkin, G. N., Moseley, S. H., Prochaska, J. X., Ramirez-Ruiz, E., Richer, M. G., Robinson, F. D., Román-Zúñiga, C., Samuel, M. V. & 3 others, Sparr, L. M., Tucker, C. & Watson, A. M., 2012, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Vol. 8453. 84532S

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Digitization
image enhancement
Infrared Camera
application specific integrated circuits
Analog to digital conversion
2011

SN 2010jp (PTF10aaxi): A jet-driven type II supernova

Smith, N., Bradley Cenko, S., Butler, N., Bloom, J. S., Kasliwal, M. M., Horesh, A., Kulkarni, S. R., Law, N. M., Nugent, P. E., Ofek, E. O., Poznanski, D., Quimby, R. M., Sesar, B., Ben-Ami, S., Arcavi, I., Gal-Yam, A., Polishook, D., Xu, D., Yaron, O., Frail, D. A. & 1 others, Sullivan, M., Apr 2011, Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union. S279 ed. Vol. 7. p. 159-166 8 p. (Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union; vol. 7, no. S279).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

supernovae
wings
H lines
radioactive decay
ejecta
2010
3 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanical configurations for the Reionization and Transients Infrared camera (RATIR)

Farah, A., Barojas, E., Butler, N., Bloom, J. S., Georgiev, L., González, J., Klein, C., Kutyrev, A., Lee, W., Moseley, H., Prochaska, J. X., Ramírez-Ruiz, E., Richer, M. & Watson, A., 2010, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. PART 1 ed. Vol. 7735. 77357Z

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Infrared Camera
Cameras
cameras
Infrared radiation
Configuration
2008

Can we trust GRB high energy correlations?

Butler, N., Kocevski, D. & Bloom, J. S., 2008, AIP Conference Proceedings. Vol. 1000. p. 16-19 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

inference
energy
physics
approximation
20 Citations (Scopus)

Gamma-ray bursts, classified physically

Bloom, J. S., Butler, N. & Perley, D. A., 2008, AIP Conference Proceedings. Vol. 1000. p. 11-15 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

gamma ray bursts
bursts
neutron stars
supernovae
gamma rays

Real-time transient classification pipeline

Starr, D. L., Bloom, J. S. & Butler, N., 2008, AIP Conference Proceedings. Vol. 1000. p. 635-638 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

machine learning
industrial plants
observatories
2007
1 Citation (Scopus)

Swift late GRB emission and GLAST

Butler, N., 2007, AIP Conference Proceedings. Vol. 921. p. 103-105 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope
energy sources
afterglows
phenomenology
flares
3 Citations (Scopus)

XRF 060428B: Observational evidence for a strongly lensed burst

Perley, D. A., Bloom, J. S., Butler, N., Li, W. & Chen, H. W., 2007, AIP Conference Proceedings. Vol. 937. p. 526-529 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

bursts
galaxies
flash
massive stars
proximity
2006

Rapidly detecting extincted bursts with KAIT and PAIRITEL

Butler, N., Bloom, J., Filippenko, A., Li, W., Foley, R., Alatalo, K., Kocevski, D., Perley, D. & Pooley, D., May 19 2006, AIP Conference Proceedings. Vol. 836. p. 277-280 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

bursts
telescopes
robotics
dropouts
dust

X-ray line emission in Swift XRT spectra?

Butler, N., May 19 2006, AIP Conference Proceedings. Vol. 836. p. 259-264 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

x rays
flares
thermal emission
bursts
actuators
2005

New concept of small satellite, HETE-2 and its scientific activity

Matsuoka, M., Kawai, N., Yoshida, A., Tamagawa, T., Shirasaki, Y., Suzuki, M., Nakagawa, Y., Sakamoto, T., Sato, R., Ricker, G., Doty, J., Vanderspek, R., Crew, G., Vilasenor, J., Atteia, J. L., Fenimore, E. E., Galassi, M., Lamb, D. Q., Graziani, C., Hurley, K. & 27 others, Jernigan, J. G., Woosley, S., Martel, F., Monnelly, G., Prigozhin, G., Olive, J. F., Dezalay, J. P., Boer, M., Cline, T., Braga, J., Manchanda, R., Pizzichini, G., Levine, A., Morgan, E., Butler, N., Kotani, T., Kotoku, J., Torii, K., Urata, Y., Arimoto, M., Ishikawa, N., Kobayashi, A., Maeto, M., Shimokawabe, T., Sugita, S., Tanaka, K. & Yamauchi, M., 2005, International Astronautical Federation - 56th International Astronautical Congress 2005. Vol. 3. p. 2092-2098 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Satellites
Gamma rays
gamma ray bursts
energy
airborne/spaceborne computers
2002
13 Citations (Scopus)

Novel methods for shaping thin-foil optics for x-ray astronomy

Heilmann, R. K., Monnelly, G. P., Mongrard, O., Butler, N., Chen, C. G., Cohen, L. M., Cook, C. C., Goldman, L. M., Konkola, P. T., McGuirk, M., Ricker, G. R. & Schattenburg, M. L., 2002, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Gorenstein, P. & Hoover, R. B. (eds.). Vol. 4496. p. 62-72 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

x ray astronomy
Astronomy
Metal foil
foils
Optics
2000
7 Citations (Scopus)

High-accuracy X-ray foil optic assembly

Monnelly, G. P., Mongrard, O., Breslau, D., Butler, N., Chen, C. G., Cohen, L., Gu, W., Heilmann, R. K., Konkola, P. T., Ricker, G. R. & Schattenburg, M. L., 2000, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Vol. 4138. p. 164-173 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Metal foil
foils
Optics
assembly
Telescopes