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. 



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

Smith NJT, 2012, The SNOLAB deep underground facility, European Physical Journal Plus, Vol:127, ISSN:2190-5444

Reichhart L, Akimov DY, Araujo HM, et al., 2012, Quenching factor for low-energy nuclear recoils in a plastic scintillator, Physical Review C, Vol:85, ISSN:2469-9985

Cleveland BT, Duncan FA, Lawson IT, et al., 2012, Activities of gamma-ray emitting isotopes in rainwater from Greater Sudbury, Canada following the Fukushima incident, Canadian Journal of Physics, Vol:90, ISSN:0008-4204, Pages:599-603


Reichhart L, Lindote A, Akimov DY, et al., 2013, A measurement of the muon-induced neutron yield in lead at a depth of 2850 m water equivalent, 4th International Workshop on Low Radioactivity Techniques (LRT), AMER INST PHYSICS, Pages:219-222, ISSN:0094-243X

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