Nicholas Philip Calta

Staff Scientist
Materials Science Division
Phone: +19254233023


  • Ph.D., Chemistry, Northwestern University, 2015
  • B.S., Chemistry, Georgetown University, 2010

Research Interests

  • Additive manufacturing
  • In situ process monitoring
  • Novel manufacturing techniques
  • Solid state chemistry
  • Materials chemistry
  • Crystallography
  • Correlated electron materials

Honors and Awards

Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship, 2015

Selected (Recent) Publications

  • N. P. Calta, S. L. Bud'ko, A. P. Rodriguez, F. Han, D. Y. Chung, M. G. Kanatzidis, "Synthesis, structure, and complex magnetism of Mir2In8 (M = Eu, Sr)" Inorganic Chemistry, 2016, 55, 3128 – 3135.
  • N. P. Calta, J. Im, A. P. Rodriguez, L. Fang, D. E. Bugaris, T. C. Chasapis, A. J. Freeman, M. G. Kanatzidis. "Hybridization gap and Dresselhaus spin splitting in EuIr4In2Ge4" Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2015, 54, 9186-9191.
  • N. P. Calta, F. Han, M. G. Kanatzidis "Synthesis, structure, and rigid unit mode-like anisotropic thermal expansion of BaIr2In9" Inorganic Chemistry, 2015, 54, 8794 – 8799.
  • N. P. Calta, M. C. Francisco, C. D. Malliakas, J. A. Schlueter, M. G. Kanatzidis "Four high-temperature ferromagnets in the Hf – Fe – Sn system" Chemistry of Materials, 2014, 26, 6827 – 6837.