Dr. Tom Davinson

Senior Research Fellow
Research Theme:
Particle and Nuclear Physics
Research Group:
Nuclear Physics
Email address:
Telephone number:
+44 (0)131 650 5250
School of Physics and Astronomy, James Clerk Maxwell Building, Peter Guthrie Tait Road, Edinburgh, EH9 3FD, United Kingdom

Research interests

  • Advanced semiconductor radiation detector systems
  • Advanced nuclear instrumentation
  • Nuclear astrophysics


  • Junior Honours: Experimental Physics Laboratory
  • Senior Honours: Nuclear Physics Group projects
  • SUPA Graduate Course: Nuclear Instrumentation

Research outputs

  1. A high-efficiency gas target setup for underground experiments, and redetermination of the branching ratio of the 189.5 keV 22Ne(p, γ)23Na resonance DOI
    F. Ferraro, M. P. Takács, D. Piatti, V. Mossa, M. Aliotta, D. Bemmerer, A. Best, A. Boeltzig, C. Broggini, C. G. Bruno et al., European Physical Journal A: Hadrons and Nuclei, 54, 3 (2018)
  2. The briken project DOI
    J. L. Tain, J. Agramunt, D. S. Ahn, A. Algora, J. M. Allmond, H. Baba, S. Bae, N. T. Brewer, R. Caballero Folch, F. Calvino et al., Acta physica polonica b, 49, 3 , p. 417-428 (2018)
  3. Experimental investigation of exotic clustering in 13B and 14C using the resonance scattering method DOI
    A. Di Pietro, J. P. Fernández-García, F. Ferrera, P. Figuera, M. Fisichella, M. Lattuada, S. Marletta, C. Marchetta, D. Torresi, M. Alcorta et al., Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 966, 1 (2018)
  4. Measurement of 19Ne spectroscopic properties via a new method of inelastic scattering to study novae DOI
    F. Boulay, B. Bastin, Francois de Oliveira Santos, T. Davinson, A. Lemasson, P. Ujic, J. Mrazek, A. M. Sánchez-Benítez, E. Traykov, Daniel Ramos et al., Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 940, 1 (2018)
  5. Improved background suppression for radiative capture reactions at LUNA with HPGe and BGO detectors DOI
    A. Boeltzig, A. Best, G. Imbriani, M. Junker, M. Aliotta, D. Bemmerer, C. Broggini, C. G. Bruno, R. Buompane, Antonio Caciolli et al., Journal of Physics G - Nuclear and Particle Physics, 45, 2 (2018)
  6. Commissioning of the BRIKEN beta-delayed neutron detector for the study of exotic neutron-rich nuclei DOI
    A. Tolosa-Delgado, J. Agramunt, Sunyhik D. Ahn, A. Algora, H. Baba, S. E. Bae, N. T. Brewer, R. Caballero-Folch, F. Calvino, Patrick J. Coleman-Smith et al., 165 (2017)
  7. Proton and α capture studies for nuclear astrophysics at GSI storage rings DOI
    Jan Glorius, C. Langer, Z. Slavkovská, Y. A. Litvinov, R. Reifarth, C. Brandau, Bastian R Brückner, X. Chen, T. Davinson, P. Erbacher et al., Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 875, 10 (2017)
  8. β -decay half-lives and β -delayed neutron emission probabilities for several isotopes of Au, Hg, Tl, Pb, and Bi, beyond N=126 DOI
    R. Caballero-Folch, C. Domingo-Pardo, J. Agramunt, A. Algora, F. Ameil, Y. Ayyad, J. Benlliure, M. Bowry, F. Calviño, D. Cano-Ott et al., Physical Review C, 95, 6 (2017)
  9. Conceptual design of a hybrid neutron-gamma detector for study of β-delayed neutrons at the RIB facility of RIKEN DOI
    A. Tarifeño-Saldivia, J. L. Tain, C. Domingo-Pardo, F. Calviño, G. Cortés, V. H. Phong, A. Riego, J. Agramunt, A. Algora, N. Brewer et al., Journal of Instrumentation, 12, 4 (2017)
  10. Investigation of cluster states in 13b using the 9li-α resonant elastic scattering DOI
    A. Di Pietro, J. P. Fernandez-Garcia, M. Fisichella, M. Alcorta, M. J G Borge, T. Davinson, F. Ferrera, P. Figuera, A. M. Laird, M. Lattuada et al., Acta physica polonica b, 48, 3 , p. 455-460 (2017)
Last updated: 19 Feb 2018 at 21:11