Prof. Alex Murphy

Position:
Personal Chair in Nuclear & Particle Astrophysics
Research Theme:
Particle and Nuclear Physics
Research Groups:
Nuclear Physics, Particle Physics Experiment
Institution:
Edinburgh
Email address:
amurphy@ph.ed.ac.uk
Website:
http://www2.ph.ed.ac.uk/~amurphy
Telephone number:
+44 (0)131 650 5285
Address:
School of Physics and Astronomy, James Clerk Maxwell Building, Peter Guthrie Tait Road, Edinburgh, EH9 3FD, United Kingdom

Research interests

Direct detection of dark matter, and nuclear astrophysics, especailly explosive scenarios. 

Teaching

Major roles in pre-honours teaching. Course organiser for Classical & Modern Physics (and Modern Physics). Also lecture modern physics (nuclear, particle and astrophysics) in first year. 

Research outputs

  1. Position reconstruction in LUX DOI
    D. S. Akerib, S. K. Alsum, H. M. Araújo, X. Bai, Jason A. Bailey, J. Balajthy, P. Beltrame, E. P. Bernard, Jonathan A Bernstein, T. P. Biesiadzinski et al., Journal of Instrumentation, 13, 02 (2018)
  2. Kr83m calibration of the 2013 LUX dark matter search DOI
    D. S. Akerib, S. Alsum, H. M. Araújo, X. Bai, A. J. Bailey, J. Balajthy, P. Beltrame, A. Bernstein, T. P. Biesiadzinski, E. M. Boulton et al., Physical Review D, Particles and fields, 96, 11 (2017)
  3. 3D modeling of electric fields in the LUX detector DOI
    D.s. Akerib, S. Alsum, H.m. Araújo, X. Bai, A.j. Bailey, J. Balajthy, P. Beltrame, E.p. Bernard, A. Bernstein, T.p. Biesiadzinski et al., Journal of Instrumentation, 12, 11 (2017)
  4. Identification of radiopure titanium for the LZ dark matter experiment and future rare event searches DOI
    D.s. Akerib, C.w. Akerlof, D.yu. Akimov, S.k. Alsum, H.m. Araújo, I.j. Arnquist, M. Arthurs, X. Bai, A.j. Bailey, J. Balajthy et al., Astroparticle Physics, 96, p. 1-10 (2017)
  5. Cherenkov Telescope Array Contributions to the 35th International Cosmic Ray Conference (ICRC2017)
    F. Acero, B. S. Acharya, V. Acín Portella, C. Adams, I. Agudo, F. Aharonian, I. Al Samarai, A. Alberdi, M. Alcubierre, R. Alfaro et al. (2017)
  6. Ultralow energy calibration of LUX detector using Xe127 electron capture DOI
    D. S. Akerib, S. Alsum, H. M. Araújo, X. Bai, A. J. Bailey, J. Balajthy, P. Beltrame, A. Bernstein, T. P. Biesiadzinski, E. M. Boulton et al., Physical Review D, Particles and fields, 96, 11 (2017)
  7. US Cosmic Visions: New Ideas in Dark Matter 2017: Community Report
    Marco Battaglieri, Alberto Belloni, Aaron Chou, Priscilla Cushman, Bertrand Echenard, Rouven Essig, Juan Estrada, Jonathan L. Feng, Brenna Flaugher, Patrick J. Fox et al. (2017)
  8. First Searches for Axions and Axionlike Particles with the LUX Experiment DOI
    D. S. Akerib, S. Alsum, C. Aquino, H. M. Araújo, X. Bai, A. J. Bailey, J. Balajthy, A. Bernstein, T. P. Biesiadzinski, E. M. Boulton et al., Physical Review Letters, 118, 26 (2017)
  9. Limits on Spin-Dependent WIMP-Nucleon Cross Section Obtained from the Complete LUX Exposure DOI
    D. S. Akerib, S. Alsum, H. M. Araújo, X. Bai, A. J. Bailey, J. Balajthy, P. Beltrame, A. Bernstein, T. P. Biesiadzinski, E. M. Boulton et al., Physical Review Letters, 118, 25 (2017)
  10. Physics with Post-Accelerated Beams: Nuclear Astrophysics
    Alexander Murphy, Journal of Physics G - Nuclear and Particle Physics, 44 (2017)
Last updated: 19 Feb 2018 at 21:11