John Allison (physicist)

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John Allison
Nationality  UK
Fields particle physics
Institutions University of Manchester
Known for radiation simulation

John Allison is a British particle physicist.

Allison was a senior lecturer in physics at the University of Manchester and now serves as a Geant4 consultant. He is also Director and Company Secretary of Geant4 Associates International Ltd., a not-for-profit company that offers radiation-simulation services to the space, medicine,[1] and industry sectors.[2]

Key research projects that he has been involved with include the OPAL experiment at CERN, the BaBar experiment at SLAC, and the Geant4 Object Oriented Detector Simulation toolkit.[2]

Allison is included in Thomson Reuters' ISI Highly Cited Research database.

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  1. ^ Hills, Stephanie. "The GHOST in the machine". CERN. Retrieved 21 December 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Allison, John. "University of Manchester faculty page". University of Manchester. Retrieved 21 December 2013.