Professor Vitaly Kudryavtsev

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Professor of Particle Physics

v.kudryavtsev@sheffield.ac.uk
+44 114 22 24531

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Professor Vitaly Kudryavtsev
Department of Physics and Astronomy
E45
Hicks Building
Hounsfield Road
Sheffield
S3 7RH
Research interests
  • Dark matter search
  • Neutrino physics and astrophysics
  • Proton decay
  • Cosmic rays

Projects

  • LZ (LUX-ZEPLIN) – dark matter search using 7 tonne two-phase xenon detector
  • EDELWEISS – dark matter search using cryogenic bolometers
  • DUNE – neutrino oscillation studies and proton decay search with a multi-kilotonne liquid argon detector
  • Muon tomography – search for hidden objects and monitor geological structures using cosmic-ray muons
Publications

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Journal articles

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Journal articles

Chapters

  • Smith PF, Marshall R, Cartwright S, Liubarsky I, Alner GJ, Barton JC, Bewick A, Bate P, Blair I, Cox BE , Duerdoth I et al (2001) Future Neutrino Astrophysics Projects at the UK Boulby Mine, Sources and Detection of Dark Matter and Dark Energy in the Universe (pp. 532-539). Springer Berlin Heidelberg RIS download Bibtex download
  • Alner GJ, Bewick A, Bissit R, Bungau C, Camanzi B, Carson MJ, Cline DB, Champer J, Chen Y, Davidge D , Davis J et al () Status of ZEPLIN II and ZEPLIN III, Dark Matter in Astro- and Particle Physics (pp. 208-219). Springer-Verlag RIS download Bibtex download

Conference proceedings papers

  • Kudryavtsev VA (2018) Cosmogenic activation: Recent results. LOW RADIOACTIVITY TECHNIQUES 2017 (LRT 2017): Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Low R View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Armengaud E, Arnaud Q, Augier C, Benoît A, Benoît A, Bergé S Boiko L, Bergmann T, Blümer J, Broniatowski A, Brudanin V , Camus P et al (2016) LUMINEU: a search for neutrinoless double beta decay based on ZnMoO4scintillating bolometers. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Vol. 718 (pp 062008-062008) View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Kudryavtsev VA (2016) Underground physics with DUNE. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Vol. 718(6) (pp 062032-062032) View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Klinger J & Kudryavtsev VA (2016) Can muon-induced backgrounds explain the DAMA data?. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Vol. 718 (pp 042033-042033) View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Pal S, Clark SJ, Coleman M, Gluyas JG, Kudryavtsev VA, Klinger J, Paling SM, Spooner NJC, Telfer S, Thompson LF & Woodward D (2015) Muon tomography for carbon storage and monitoring. Springer Proceedings in Physics, Vol. 174 (pp 479-485), 8 December 2014 - 12 December 2014. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Direito SOL, Clark S, Cousins C, Fujita Y, Gluyas J, Harley S, Holmes RJ, Hutchinson IB, Kudryavtsev VA, Lloyd J , Main IG et al (2015) Geological repositories: scientific priorities and potential high-technology transfer from the space and physics sectors. Mineralogical Magazine, Vol. 79(6) (pp 1651-1664) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Poda DV, Armengaud E, Arnaud Q, Augier C, Barabash AS, Benoît A, Benoît A, Bergé L, Boiko RS, Bergmann T , Blümer J et al (2015) Radiopure ZnMoO4 scintillating bolometers for the LUMINEU double-beta experiment. LOW RADIOACTIVITY TECHNIQUES 2015 (LRT 2015): Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop in Low R RIS download Bibtex download
  • (2015) Expected background in the LZ experiment. LOW RADIOACTIVITY TECHNIQUES 2015 (LRT 2015): Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop in Low R RIS download Bibtex download
  • Thompson LF, Benton CJ, Clark SJ, Coleman ML, Gluyas JG, Kudryavtsev VA, Klinger JA, Mitchell CN, Pal S, Paling SM , Spooner NJC et al (2014) The Application of Muon Tomography to Carbon Storage Monitoring. Fourth EAGE CO2 Geological Storage Workshop, 22 April 2014 - 24 April 2014. View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Gluyas J, A. Kudryavtsev V, J. C. Spooner N & L. Coleman M (2012) Monitoring Subsurface CO2 Injection and Security of Storage Using Muon Tomography. 74th EAGE Conference and Exhibition incorporating EUROPEC 2012, 4 June 2012 - 7 June 2012. RIS download Bibtex download
  • Kudryavtsev VA (2011) Background simulations and shielding calculations. TOPICAL WORKSHOP ON LOW RADIOACTIVITY TECHNIQUES - LRT 2010, Vol. 1338 (pp 197-202) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Kudryavtsev VA, Robinson M & Spooner NJC (2010) The expected background spectrum in NaI dark matter detectors and the DAMA result. TOPICS IN ASTROPARTICLE AND UNDERGROUND PHYSICS (TAUP2009), Vol. 203 RIS download Bibtex download
  • Alner GJ, Araujo HM, Bewick A, Bungau C, Camanzi B, Carson MJ, Cashmore RJ, Chagani H, Chepel V, Cline D , Davidge D et al (2009) ZEPLIN-II limits on WIMP-nucelon interactions. SOURCES AND DETECTION OF DARK MATTER AND DARK ENERGY IN THE UNIVERSE, Vol. 1166 (pp 218-223) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Kudryavtsev VA & ZEPLIN-II Collaboration (2008) Limits on WIMP-nucleon cross-sections from the ZEPLIN-II data - art. no. 042016. TAUP2007: TENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON TOPICS IN ASTROPARTICLE AND UNDERGROUND PHYSICS, Vol. 120 (pp 42016-42016) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Kudryavtsev VA, UKDMC , ZEPLIN-II & ILIAS (2008) Neutron background in the Boulby Underground Laboratory - art. no. 042028. TAUP2007: TENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON TOPICS IN ASTROPARTICLE AND UNDERGROUND PHYSICS, Vol. 120 (pp 42028-42028) RIS download Bibtex download
  • KUDRYAVTSEV VA (2007) NEUTRON BACKGROUND IN LARGE-SCALE DARK MATTER DETECTORS. The Identification of Dark Matter RIS download Bibtex download
  • TOMASELLO V & KUDRYAVTSEV VA (2007) CALCULATION OF NEUTRON YIELD FROM RADIOACTIVITY IN MATERIALS RELEVANT TO DARK MATTER SEARCHES. The Identification of Dark Matter RIS download Bibtex download
  • SUMNER TJ, ARAÚJO HM, BEWICK A, DAVIDGE D, DAWSON J, EDWARDS B, HOWARD AS, JONES WG, JOSHI M, LEBEDENKO VN , LIUBARSKY I et al (2007) THE ZEPLIN III DETECTOR: RESULTS FROM SURFACE CALIBRATIONS. The Identification of Dark Matter RIS download Bibtex download
  • TZIAFERI E, CARSON MJ, KUDRYAVTSEV VA, LERNER R, LIGHTFOOT PK, PALING SM, ROBINSON M & SPOONER NJC (2007) FIRST MEASUREMENT OF LOW INTENSITY FAST NEUTRON BACKGROUND FROM ROCK AT THE BOULBY UNDERGROUND LABORATORY. The Identification of Dark Matter RIS download Bibtex download
  • Kudryavtsev VA (2007) Background studies for dark matter experiments. NUCLEAR PHYSICS B-PROCEEDINGS SUPPLEMENTS, Vol. 173 (pp 156-159) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Sumner TJ, Akimov DY, Alner GJ, Araujo HM, Bewick A, Bungau C, Burenkov AA, Carson MJ, Chagani H, Chepel V , Cline D et al (2007) The ZEPLIN III detector; Results from surface calibrations. NUCLEAR PHYSICS B-PROCEEDINGS SUPPLEMENTS, Vol. 173 (pp 108-112) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Bisset R, Carson MJ, Chagani H, Cline DB, Daw EJ, Ferbel T, Gao J, Gao YS, Kudryavtsev VA, Lightfoot PK , Majewskib P et al (2007) R & D for future ZEPLIN. NUCLEAR PHYSICS B-PROCEEDINGS SUPPLEMENTS, Vol. 173 (pp 164-167) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Kudryavtsev VA (2007) Neutron background in underground particle astrophysics experiments. Topical Worshop on Low Radioactivity Techniques, Vol. 897 (pp 99-104) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Kudryavtsev VA (2006) Background studies for particle astrophysics experiments. Taup 2005: Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Topics in Astroparticle and Underground Physics, Vol. 39 (pp 142-144) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Alner GJ, Atac M, Bewick A, Bungau C, Camanzi B, Carson MJ, Ghag C, Chen Y, Cline DB, Davidge D , Davis J et al (2005) Status of the ZEPLIN II experiment. NEW ASTRONOMY REVIEWS, Vol. 49(2-6) (pp 259-263) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Alner GJ, Araujo H, Arnison GJ, Barton JC, Bewick A, Bungau C, Camanzi B, Carson MJ, Davidge D, Dawson JV , Davies GJ et al (2005) Nuclear recoil limits from the ZEPLIN I liquid xenon WIMP dark matter detector. NEW ASTRONOMY REVIEWS, Vol. 49(2-6) (pp 245-249) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Kudryavtsev VA & UK Dark Matter Collaboration (2005) Background studies for particle astrophysics experiments. Topical Workshop on Low Radioactivity Techniques, Vol. 785 (pp 238-247) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Kudryavtsev VA (2005) Dark matter experiments at boulby mine. PARTICLE PHYSICS AND THE UNIVERSE, Vol. 98 (pp 139-143) RIS download Bibtex download
  • CARSON MJ, DAVIES JC, KUDRYAVTSEV VA, ROBINSON M, SPOONER NJC, ARAÚJO HM & SUMNER TJ (2005) VETO PERFORMANCE FOR LARGE-SCALE XENON DARK MATTER DETECTORS. The Identification of Dark Matter RIS download Bibtex download
  • Carson MJ, Davies JC, Daw E, Hollingworth RJ, Kirkpatrick J, Kudryavtsev VA, Lawson TB, Lightfoot PK, Mcmillan JE, Morgan B , Paling SM et al (2005) Neutron background in a time projection chamber for WIMP searches. Identification of Dark Matter (pp 483-488) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Ahmed B, Alner GJ, Barton JC, Bewick A, Carson MJ, Davidge D, Dawson JV, Gamble T, Hart SP, Hollingworth R , Howard AS et al (2003) Recent results of the dark matter search with NaI(Tl) detectors at Boulby Mine. NUCLEAR PHYSICS B-PROCEEDINGS SUPPLEMENTS, Vol. 124 (pp 193-196) RIS download Bibtex download
  • CARSON MJ, DAVIES JC, GAMBLE T, HOLLINGWORTH R, KUDRYAVTSEV VA, LAWSON TB, LEHNER MJ, LIGHTFOOT PK, MCMILLAN JE, MORGAN B , NICKLIN G et al (2003) NaIAD EXPERIMENT FOR WIMP SEARCH AT BOULBY MINE AND RECENT RESULTS. The Identification of Dark Matter RIS download Bibtex download
  • BARTON JC, ALNER GJ, ARNISON GJ, CARTER RC, HART SP, HOMER G, LEWIN JD, LÜSCHER R, PREECE RM, ROBERTS JW , SMITH NJT et al (2003) LATEST RESULTS FROM ZEPLIN I, A LIQUID XENON DETECTOR FOR DARK MATTER SEARCHES AT THE BOULBY MINE. The Identification of Dark Matter RIS download Bibtex download
  • PALING SM, ALNER GJ, ARNISTON GJ, HART SP, HOMER G, LEWIN JD, LÜSCHER R, MULHOLLAND J, PREECE RM, ROBERTS JW , SMITH NJT et al (2003) STATUS OF THE BOULBY UNDERGROUND LABORATORY. The Identification of Dark Matter RIS download Bibtex download
  • Kudryavtsev VA & Boulby Dark Matter Collaboration (2003) Dark matter experiments at Boulby mine. NUCLEAR PHYSICS B-PROCEEDINGS SUPPLEMENTS, Vol. 118 (pp 526-526) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Luscher R, Alner GJ, Bewick A, Cartwright SL, Kudryavtsev VA, Lightfoot PK, Liubarsky I, Marshall R, Roberts JW, Smith NJT , Smith PF et al (2002) Neutrino astroparticle physics at Boulby Mine. NUCLEAR PHYSICS B-PROCEEDINGS SUPPLEMENTS, Vol. 110 (pp 423-425) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Luscher R, Ahmed B, Ali T, Alner GJ, Barton JC, Bewick A, Davidge D, Dawson JV, Gamble T, Hart ST , Howard AS et al (2001) The potential of liquid xenon for WIMP search: the ZEPLIN diagnostic array. NUCLEAR PHYSICS B-PROCEEDINGS SUPPLEMENTS, Vol. 95 (pp 233-236) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Spooner NJC & Kudryavtsev VA (2001) Limits on WIMP Dark Matter. International Europhysics Conference on High Energy Physics (hep2001) View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Lehner MJ, Lawson TB, Martoff CJ, Snowden-Ifft D, Spooner NJC, Griest K, Gamble T, Preece RM, Ahmed B, Alner GJ , Barton JC et al (2001) Current status of the DRIFT project and UKDMC dark matter search. DARK MATTER IN ASTRO- AND PARTICLE PHYSICS (pp 590-597) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Luscher R, Akimov D, Bewick A, Davidge D, Dawson JV, Howard AS, Ivaniouchenkov I, Jones WG, Joshi MK, Kudryavtsev VA , Lawson TB et al (2001) Scintillation characteristics for low energy recoils in Liquid Xenon. Preliminary results. IDENTIFICATION OF DARK MATTER (pp 446-451) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Roberts JW, Gamble T, Kudryavtsev VA, Lehner MJ, Lawson TB, Lightfoot PK, Luscher R, Mcmillan JE, Morgan B, Robinson M , Spooner NJC et al (2001) Present status and future plans of the Boulby Underground Laboratory. IDENTIFICATION OF DARK MATTER (pp 590-592) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Kudryavtsev VA, Spooner NJC, Lightfoot PK, Roberts JW, Lehner MJ, Gamble T, Lawson TB, Luscher R, McMillan JE, Morgan B , Robinson M et al (2001) UKDMC dark matter search with inorganic scintillators. IDENTIFICATION OF DARK MATTER (pp 337-342) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Spooner NJC, Sumner TJ, Quenby JJ, Smith NJT, Jones WG, Smith PF, Ahmed B, Ali T, Alner GJ, Barton JC , Bewick A et al (2001) Progress on the Boulby Mine dark matter experiments. SOURCES AND DETECTION OF DARK MATTER AND DARK ENERGY IN THE UNIVERSE (pp 365-377) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Liubarsky I, Alner GJ, Ahmed B, Barton JC, Bewick A, Davidge D, Howard AS, Jones WG, Joshi M, Kudryavtsev VA , Lehner MJ et al (2000) Progress report from the UK Dark Matter search at Boulby mine. NUCLEAR PHYSICS B-PROCEEDINGS SUPPLEMENTS, Vol. 87 (pp 64-66) RIS download Bibtex download
  • Amram P, Anvar S, Aslanides E, Aubert JJ, Azoulay R, Basa S, Benhammou Y, Bernard F, Berthier R, Bertin V , Billault M et al (1999) The ANTARES Project. Nuclear Physics B - Proceedings Supplements, Vol. 75(1-2) (pp 415-417) RIS download Bibtex download
Teaching activities
  • PHY120 – Introductory mathematics.
  • PHY250 – section on partial differential equations.
  • PHY251 – section on Nuclear Physics
  • PHY466 – Development of particle physics
  • Year 2 tutorials
Professional activities
  • Co-founder and member of the International Advisory Committee of the International Conference series on the Identification of Dark Matter.
  • Member of the International Advisory Committee of the International conference series on Low Radioactivity Techniques.
  • Member of the Institute Boards of the International Collaborations LZ and EDELWEISS.
  • Chair of the LZ-UK Institute Board.
  • Co-Convener of the Cosmogenics working group in DUNE.