Alex Murphy

Photo of Professor A Murphy, FRAS, FinstP
Professor A Murphy, FRAS, FinstP

Professor A Murphy, FRAS, FinstP

Professor of Nuclear & Particle Astrophysics
Academic staff
James Clerk Maxwell Building (JCMB)
Room 8208

Alex is a member of the following School research institute, research groups and research areas:

Research interests

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. 

Bright stars, dark matter

In this video Alexander describes his research on nuclear and particle astrophysics.

Recent publications

  1. and , Physical Review D
  2. , , , , , , , , , et al., Physics Letters B, 798
  3. and , Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
  4. , , , , and , Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 489, 1, p. 1379-1396