Alex Murphy

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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. 

Research in a nutshell video thumbnail

Bright stars, dark matter

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

Recent publications

  1. , Physical Review C
  2. and , Physical Review D, 101, 5
  3. and , Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 953