John Rutherfoord

Professor of Physics

Classification: Primary Faculty

Education: PhD Cornell University

Fields of Study: High Energy Physics

Research Interests: 

Experimental Elementary Particles. Using the highest energy accelerators to probe the smallest sizes. Developing cutting-edge instrumentation and detectors to improve our ability to see even finer detail.

Honors and Awards: 

Regents' Professor of Physics- 2019

Galileo Circle Dean’s Award

Selected Publications: 

ATLAS Collaboration Observation of a new particle in the search for the Standard Model Higgs boson with the ATLAS detector at the LHC. Phys. Lett. B 716, 1 (2012).

Glatte, A. et al., Liquid argon calorimeter performance at high rates. Nucl. Instrum. and Meth. A 669, 47 (2012).

Archambault, J.P. Performance of the ATLAS liquid argon forward calorimeter in beam tests. 2013 JINST 8

Artamonov, A. The ATLAS Forward Calorimeters. 2008 JINST 3 P02010.

Rutherfoord, John P. Signal degradation due to charge buildup in noble liquid ionization calorimeters. Nucl. Instrum. and Meth. A 482, 156 (2002).