Professor A Murphy, FRAS, FinstP
Direct detection of dark matter, and nuclear astrophysics, especailly explosive scenarios.
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.
Alex currently offers the following PhD project opportunities:
Alex has featured in the following recent School news stories:
- Physical Review D, 98, 6
- Liquid xenon scintillation measurements and pulse shape discrimination in the LUX dark matter detector DOI, Physical Review D, 97, 11
- Calibration, event reconstruction, data analysis, and limit calculation for the LUX dark matter experiment DOI, Physical Review D, 97, 10
- Uncertainties in s-process nucleosynthesis in low-mass stars determined from Monte Carlo variations DOI, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 478, 3, p. 4101-4127