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

Akimov DY, Araujo HM, Barnes EJ, et al., 2012, WIMP-nucleon cross-section results from the second science run of ZEPLIN-III, Physics Letters B, Vol:709, ISSN:0370-2693, Pages:14-20

Araujo HM, Akimov DY, Barnes EJ, et al., 2012, Radioactivity backgrounds in ZEPLIN-III, Astroparticle Physics, Vol:35, ISSN:0927-6505, Pages:495-502

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

Majewski P, Solovov VN, Akimov DY, et al., 2012, Performance data from the ZEPLIN-III second science run, Journal of Instrumentation, Vol:7, ISSN:1748-0221

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