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. 



Adhikari P, Ajaj R, Alpizar-Venegas M, et al., 2022, First Direct Detection Constraints on Planck-Scale Mass Dark Matter with Multiple-Scatter Signatures Using the DEAP-3600 Detector, Physical Review Letters, Vol:128, ISSN:0031-9007

Adhikari P, Ajaj R, Alpizar-Venegas M, et al., 2021, Pulse-shape discrimination against low-energy Ar-39 beta decays in liquid argon with 4.5 tonne-years of DEAP-3600 data, European Physical Journal C, Vol:81, ISSN:1434-6044

Abba A, Accorsi C, Agnes P, et al., 2021, The novel Mechanical Ventilator Milano for the COVID-19 pandemic, Physics of Fluids, Vol:33, ISSN:1070-6631

Adhikari P, Ajaj R, Auty DJ, et al., 2020, Constraints on dark matter-nucleon effective couplings in the presence of kinematically distinct halo substructures using the DEAP-3600 detector, Physical Review D, Vol:102, ISSN:2470-0010

Adhikari P, Ajaj R, Araujoand GR, et al., 2020, The liquid-argon scintillation pulseshape in DEAP-3600, European Physical Journal C, Vol:80, ISSN:1434-6044

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