Imperial College London


Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Physics

Visiting Professor



+44 (0)20 7594 7527n.j.t.smith CV




1106Blackett LaboratorySouth Kensington Campus





Dr. Nigel Smith is an astro-particle physicist and the Director of the SNOLAB International Deep Underground Science Facility near Sudbury, Ontario, Canada.  Since 1992, Dr. Smith has been actively involved in the development and operation of deep underground detectors for dark matter research and the associated infrastructures required. 



Ajaj R, Amaudruz P-A, Araujo GR, et al., 2019, Search for dark matter with a 231-day exposure of liquid argon using DEAP-3600 at SNOLAB, Physical Review D, Vol:100, ISSN:2470-0010

Amaudruz P-A, Batygov M, Beltran B, et al., 2019, In-situ characterization of the Hamamatsu R5912-HQE photomultiplier tubes used in the DEAP-3600 experiment, Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research Section A-accelerators Spectrometers Detectors and Associated Equipment, Vol:922, ISSN:0168-9002, Pages:373-384

Amaudruz P-A, Baldwin M, Batygov M, et al., 2019, Design and construction of the DEAP-3600 dark matter detector, Astroparticle Physics, Vol:108, ISSN:0927-6505, Pages:1-23

Amaudruz P-A, Baldwin M, Batygov M, et al., 2018, First Results from the DEAP-3600 Dark Matter Search with Argon at SNOLAB, Physical Review Letters, Vol:121, ISSN:0031-9007

Reichhart L, Lindote A, Akimov DY, et al., 2013, Measurement and simulation of the muon-induced neutron yield in lead, Astroparticle Physics, Vol:47, ISSN:0927-6505, Pages:67-76

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