Branton J. Campbell


  • Department of Physics & Astronomy
  • Brigham Young University
  • Provo, UT 84602, USA
  • Tel: 801-422-5758, Fax: 801-422-0553
  • Email: branton_campbell[at]

Research Interests

I apply state-of-the-art x-ray and neutron scattering techniques to study local and long-range structures in a variety of complex solids, including fast-ion conductors, ferroelectric relaxors, high-temperature superconductors, and colossal magnetoresistive manganites, where nanoscale structural features influence macroscopic physical properties.  This includes the development of symmetry-mode analysis as a tool for the determination, refinement and interpretation of distorted structures involving lattice strains, atomic displacements, magnetic moments and occupational orderings at both commensurate and incommensurate wavevectors.