Professor Jim Al-Khalili OBE FRS


Distinguished Chair, Professor of Physics, Professor of Public Engagement in Science, Centre Director
Due to my work in broadcasting and public life, my office hours vary.

Academic and research departments

Department of Physics.

Biography

Areas of specialism

Theoretical Physics; Public Engagement in Science; Broadcasting

University roles and responsibilities

  • Co-director of Leverhulme Doctoral Training Centre in Quantum Biology
  • Director of Quantum Foundations Centre

    Affiliations and memberships

    Honorary Fellow
    Institute of Physics
    Honorary Fellow
    Institution of Engineering and Technology
    Fellow
    Royal Society
    Honorary Fellow
    British Association for the Advancement of Science
    Officer of the Order of the British Empire
    (OBE)

    News

    In the media

    March 2017
    Gravity and me: The force that shapes our lives
    Television presenter
    BBC4
    2016
    The beginning and end of the Universe
    Television presenter
    BBC4
    August 2015
    Britain’s nuclear secrets: Inside Sellafield
    Television presenter
    BBC4
    2014
    Hawking’s Universe - Five-part TV series
    Television presenter
    National Geographic/Discovery
    2013
    Light and dark - Two-part series
    Television presenter
    BBC4
    2012
    Order and disorder - Two-part series
    Television presenter
    BBC4
    2012
    Horizon: The search for the Higgs
    Television presenter
    BBC2
    2011
    Brave new world - Five-part TV series
    Television presenter
    Channel 4
    2011
    Shock and awe: The story of electricity - Three-part series
    Television presenter
    BBC4
    2011
    Horizon: Fukushima: Can we trust nuclear power?
    Television presenter
    BBC2
    2011
    Everything and nothing - Two-part series
    Television presenter
    BBC4
    2010
    Genius of Britain - Five-part TV series
    Television presenter
    Channel 4
    2010
    Chemistry: A volatile history - Three-part TV series
    Television presenter
    BBC4
    2010
    The secret life of chaos - One hour TV documentary
    Television presenter
    BBC4
    2009
    Science and Islam - Three-part TV series
    Television presenter
    BBC
    2008
    Lost horizons: The big bang
    Television presenter
    BBC4
    2007
    Atom - Three-part TV series
    Television presenter
    BBC
    2004
    The riddle of Einstein’s brain
    Television presenter
    Channel 4
    2015
    Too old to be a genius
    Radio presenter
    BBC Radio 4
    2015
    The beauty of equations
    Radio presenter
    BBC Radio 4
    2011
    Archive on four: Julian Huxley
    Radio presenter
    BBC Radio 4
    Secret scientists - Three-part radio series
    Radio presenter
    BBC World Service on Islamic science
    External Communications and PR team

    Phone: +44 (0)1483 684380 / 688914 / 684378

    Email: mediarelations@surrey.ac.uk

    Out-of-hours: +44 (0)7773 479911

    Research

    Research interests

    Research collaborations

    Indicators of esteem

      Supervision

      Postgraduate research supervision

      My teaching

      Courses I teach on

      Undergraduate

      My publications

      Publications

      Highlights

      Matter radii of light halo nuclei, J.S. Al-Khalili and J.A. Tostevin, Phys. Rev. Lett. 76 (1996) 3903-3906. [258 citations]. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.76.3903

      Radii of halo nuclei from cross section measurements, J.S. Al-Khalili, J.A. Tostevin and I.J. Thompson, Phys. Rev. C 54 (1996) 1843-1852. [257 citations]. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevC.54.1843

      Modelling proton tunnelling in the adenine-thymine base pair, AD. Godbeer, J.S. Al-Khalili and P.D. Stevenson, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 17 (2015) 13034-13044. DOI: 10.1039/C5CP00472A

      Advances in Optics in the Medieval Islamic World, J.S. Al-Khalili, Contemporary Physics, 56 (2015) 109-122, DOI: 10.1080/00107514.2015.1028753.

      Michael Faraday's 'Experimental Researches in Electricity. On the Induction of Electric Currents. On the Evolution of Electricity from Magnetism. On a new Electrical Condition of Matter. On Arago''s Magnetic Phenomena', Philosophical Transactions, 1832, J.S. Al-Khalili, Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A 373: 20140208. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsta.2014.0208.

      Books

      1. Halo Nuclei, Concise Physics series, Institute of Physics 2017
      2. What’s Next?: What Science Can Tell us About Our Future (Profile books 2017)
      3. Quantum Mechanics: A Ladybird Expert Book (Penguin 2017)
      4. Aliens: Science Asks Is Anyone Out There? (Profile Books, 2016)
      5. Life on the Edge: the coming of age of quantum biology (Transworld/Random House 2014), with Johnjoe McFadden. Already being translated into 16 languages; shortlisted for the Royal Society Winton Prize.
      6. Paradox: The Nine Great Enigmas in Physics (Bantam, 2012) – translated into 8 languages
      7. Litmus: Short Stories from Modern Science, Comma Press, June 2011 – contributing author
      8. Pathfinders: The Golden Age of Arabic Science (Penguin Press, 2010) – translated into 12 languages
      9. 30 Second Theories, (Fall River Press, 2009) – contributing author
      10. Quantum Aspects of Life, (Imperial College Press, 2008) – contributing author
      11. The Euroschool Lectures on Physics with Exotic Beams – Editor (with E. Roeckl). Vols I-III, Springer, 2007-2009 
      12. Quantum: A Guide for the Perplexed, (Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 2004) – translated into 8 languages
      13. Nucleus: A Trip into the Heart of Matter, (Canopus Press, 2001) – translated into 6 languages
      14. Collins Encyclopaedia of the Universe, (Harper-Collins, 2001) – contributing author
      15. Black Holes, Wormholes and Time Machines, (Taylor and Francis, 1999) – translated into 13 languages

      Journal articles

      • The momentum-dependent tensor interaction in intermediate-energy deuteron scattering, J.S. Al-Khalili, J.A. Tostevin, R.C. Johnson and M Kawai, J. Phys. G: Nucl. Phys. 14 (1988) L103–L108.
      • Effects of singlet break-up effects in intermediate energy deuteron elastic scattering, J.S. Al-Khalili, J.A. Tostevin, and R.C. Johnson, Phys. Rev. C 41 (1990) R806-R810
      • Singlet channel coupling in deuteron elastic scattering at intermediate energies, J.S. Al-Khalili, J.A. Tostevin, and R.C. Johnson, Nucl. Phys. A 514 (1990) 649–681.
      • An alternative non-relativistic optical potential parameterisation for the proton-nucleus interaction, J.S. Al-Khalili and E.D. Cooper, Nucl. Phys. A 513 (1990) 43–52.
      • Application of the cluster-folding model to polarised Li scattering at intermediate energies, J.S. Al-Khalili, Phys. Lett. B 252 (1990) 327–330.
      • A three-body Glauber model for polarised deuteron scattering at intermediate energies, J.S. Al-Khalili and R.C. Johnson, Nucl. Phys. A 546 (1992) 622–652.
      • An analysis of h-production via the p 6Li ® h 7Be reaction, J.S. Al-Khalili, M.B. Barbaro and C. Wilkin, J. Phys. G: Nuclear and Particle Phys. 19 (1993) 403–415.
      • Quasielastic scattering of 11Li using realistic three-body wave functions, I.J. Thompson, J.S. Al-Khalili, J.A. Tostevin and J.M. Bang, Phys. Rev. C 47 (1993) R1364–R1368.
      • Software lessons, J.S. Al-Khalili, R. Bacon, J. Blakey, D. Faux, and D. Lancefield, Physics World 6 (2) (1993) 43–46.
      • The dynamic polarisation potential for 11Li scattering, J.S. Al-Khalili and J.A. Tostevin, Phys. Rev. C 49 (1994) 386–390.
      • Effect of the break-up channel on 11Li elastic scattering, J.S. Al-Khalili, Nucl. Phys. A 581 (1995) 315-330
      • Evaluation of an eikonal model for 11Li-nucleus elastic scattering, J.S. Al-Khalili, I.J. Thompson and J.A. Tostevin, Nucl. Phys. A 581 (1995) 331-355
      • Structure and reactions of the Li and Be halo nuclei, I.J. Thompson, J.S. Al-Khalili, J.M. Bang, B.V. Danilin, V.D. Efros, F. Nunes, J.S. Vaagen and M.V. Zhukov, Nucl. Phys. A 588 (1995) C59-C64.
      • A relativistic optical model for a + nucleus elastic scattering, S. Ait-Tahar, J.S. Al-Khalili and Y. Nedjadi, Nucl. Phys. A 589 (1995) 307-319.
      • Sensitivity of reaction cross sections to halo nucleus density distributions, M.P Bush, J.S. Al-Khalili, J.A. Tostevin, and R.C. Johnson, Phys. Rev. C 53 (1996) 3009-3013.
      • Quasielastic scattering of  9Li on 12C, M. Zahar, M. Belbot, J.J. Kolata, K. Lamkin, D.J. Morrissey, B.M. Sherrill, M. Lewitowicz, A.H. Wuosmaa, J.S. Al-Khalili, J.A. Tostevin and I.J. Thompson, Phys. Rev. C 54 (1996) 1262– 1266.
      • Revised size determinations for light halo nuclei, J.S. Al-Khalili and J.A. Tostevin, contribution to RIKEN Workshop: Nuclear Physics in RI Beam Factory, RIKEN, Tokyo, Japan, 17 June 1996. Proceedings published by RIKEN Laboratory.
      • Matter radii of light halo nuclei, J.S. Al-Khalili and J.A. Tostevin, Phys. Rev. Lett. 76 (1996) 3903-3906.
      • Radii of halo nuclei from cross section measurements, J.S. Al-Khalili, J.A. Tostevin and I.J. Thompson, Phys. Rev. C 54 (1996) 1843-1852.
      • Elastic scattering of 6He and its analysis within a four-body eikonal modelJ.S. Al-Khalili, M.D. Cortina-Gil, P. Roussel-Chomaz, N. Alamanos, J. Barrette, W. Mittig, F. Auger, Y. Blumenfeld, J.M. Casandjian, M. Chartier, V. Fekou-Youmbi, B. Fernandez, N. Frascaria, A. Gillibert, H. Laurent, A. Lepine-Szily, N.A. Orr, V. Pascalon, J.A. Scarpaci, J.L. Sida, T. Suomijarvi, Phys. Lett. B 378 (1996) 45-49.
      • Nuclei on the dripline, J.S. Al-Khalili, Physics World, 9 (6) (1996) 33–37.
      • Nuclear Halos and Borromean Rings, J.A. Tostevin and J.S. Al-Khalili, Highlights in Physics, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council Report (1996).
      • Beyond the eikonal model for few-body systems, J.S. Al-Khalili, J.A. Tostevin and J.M. Brooke, Phys. Rev. C 55 (1997) R1018-R1022.
      • Four-body adiabatic model applied to elastic scattering, J.A. Christley, J.S. Al-Khalili, J.A. Tostevin and R.C. Johnson, Nucl. Phys. A 624 (1997) 275-292.
      • Elastic scattering and elastic breakup of halo nuclei, R.C. Johnson, J.S. Al-Khalili and J.A. Tostevin, Phys. Rev. Letts. 79 (1997) 2771-2774.
      • How large are the halos of light nuclei? J.A. Tostevin and J.S. Al-Khalili, Nucl. Phys. A616 (1997) C418-C425.
      • Elastic and quasielastic scattering of 8He from 12C, J.A. Tostevin, J.S. Al-Khalili, M. Zahar, M. Belbot, J.J. Kolata, K. Lamkin, D.J. Morrissey, B.M. Sherrill, M. Lewitowicz and A.H. Wuosmaa, Phys. Rev. C 56 (1997) R2929–R2933.
      • Manifestation of halo size in scattering and reactions, J.A. Tostevin, R.C. Johnson and J.S. Al-Khalili, Nucl. Phys. A630 (1998) C340-C351.
      • The Halo at the Centre of the Atom, J.A.Tostevin and J.S. Al-Khalili, Tecnicas de Laboratorio, 230, (1998) 161-162.
      • Few-body calculations of proton- 6 ,8He scattering, J.S. Al-Khalili and J.A. Tostevin, Phys. Rev. C 57 (1998) 1846–1852.
      • Sizes and interactions of halo nuclei, J.A. Tostevin, J.S. Al-Khalili, J.M. Brooke, and J.A. Christley, J. Phys. G: Nucl. Part. Phys. 24 (1998) 1589-1597.
      • Sizes of the He isotopes deduced from proton elastic scattering measurements, J.A. Tostevin,  J.S. Al-Khalili, in Proc. 2nd Int. Conf. on Exotic Nuclei and Atomic Masses (ENAM98) (Bellaire, Michigan) ed B M Sherrill, D J Morrissey and C N Davids, AIP Conf. 455 (AIP, New York 1998) 227-232.
      • Calculations of reaction cross sections for 19C at relativistic energies, J.A. Tostevin and J.S. Al-Khalili, Phys. Rev. C 59 (1999) R5-R8.
      • Noneikonal calculations for few-body projectiles, J.M. Brooke, J.S. Al-Khalili and J.A. Tostevin, Phys. Rev. C 59 (1999) 1560-1566
      • A quantum mechanical model of adaptive mutations, J. McFadden and J.S. Al-Khalili, BioSystems 50 (1999) 203–211.
      • Nuclear reactions involving weakly bound nuclei, R.C. Johnson, J.S. Al-Khalili, N.K. Timofeyuk and N. Summers, in Proc. Int. Conf. on Experimental Nuclear Physics in Europe, 21-26 June 1999 (Seville, Spain) eds. B. Rubio, M. Lozano and W. Gelletly, AIP Conf. Proc. 495 (AIP, New York 1999) 297-300.
      • Three-body effects in the (d,2He) charge-exchange reaction, S. Rugmai, J.S. Al-Khalili, R.C. Johnson, and J.A. Tostevin, Phys. Rev. C 60 (2000) 7002.
      • Time Travel, J.S. Al-Khalili, Physics Review, 9 (4) (2000) 2–5.
      • Nuclear Magic Numbers Appear and Disappear, J.S. Al-Khalili, Physics World 13 (8) (2000) 24-25.
      • Validity of spectator core model in neutron knock-out reactions, J.S. Al-Khalili, Nuclear Physics A 689 (2001) 551–554.
      • Non-diffractive mechanisms in the f meson photoproduction on nucleons, Q. Zhao, B. Saghai and J.S. Al-Khalili, Phys. Lett. B 509 (2001) 231–238.
      • Quark model predictions for K* photoproduction on the proton, Q. Zhao, J.S. Al-Khalili and C. Bennhold Physical Review C 64 (2001) 052201.
      • Pion photoproduction on the nucleon in the quark model, Q. Zhao, J.S. Al-Khalili, Z.-P. Li and R.L. Workman Physical Review C 65 (2001) 065204.
      • Cleaning Up Our Nuclear Waste, D. Ireland and J.S. Al-Khalili, Physics World, Vol. 14 No. 11 (November, 2001) 14-15.
      • In search of wormholes, J.S. Al-Khalili, Astronomy Now 16 (5) (2002) 16-24.
      • Few-body models of nuclear reactions, J.S. Al-Khalili and J.A. Tostevin, in Scattering: multi-volume reference book edited by P. Sabatier and E.R. Pike, 2002, pp 1373 - 1392.
      • Contribution of vector meson photoproduction on the Gerasimov-Drell-Hearn sum rule, Q. Zhao, J.S. Al-Khalili and C. Bennhold Physical Review C 65 (2002) 032201.
      • Structure and reactions of halo nuclei: an entangled approach, J.S. Al-Khalili, Euro. Phys. J. A 15 (2002) 27–31.
      • Nonadiabatic corrections to elastic scattering of halo nuclei, N. Summers, J.S. Al-Khalili and R.C. Johnson, Physical Review C 66 (2002) 014614.
      • The quantum truth is out there, J.S. Al-Khalili, Physics World 15 1 (2002) 19.
      • Many-body approach to proton emission and the role of spectroscopic factors, J.S. Al-Khalili, C. Barbieri, J. Escher, B.K. Jennings, and J.-M. Sparenberg, Physical Review C 68 (2003) 024314.
      • Reaction models to probe the structure of light exotic nuclei, J.S. Al-Khalili and F. Nunes, J. Phys. G: Nucl. and Part. Phys 29 (2003) R89.
      • Time travel: separating science fact from science fiction, J.S. Al-Khalili, Physics Education, 38 (2003) 14
      • Structure of halo nuclei – overview of theoretical status, J.S. Al-Khalili, Proceedings of the International Workshop XXXI on Gross Properties of Nuclei and Nuclear Excitations Hirschegg, Austria (2003), edited by  H. Feldmeier et al.(2003) 176.
      •  Many-body approach to proton emission and spectroscopic factors, J. Escher, J. Al-Khalili, C. Barbieri, B. Jennings, J-M Sparenberg,  APS Division of Nuclear Physics Meeting, 1 (2003)
      • Structure and reactions of halo nuclei: An entangled approach, J.S. Al-Khalili, Exotic Nuclei and Atomic Masses (Springer Berlin Heidelberg) (2003) 197-2003.     
      • Double Polarization asymmetry as a filter for the parity of the Q +, Q. Zhao and J.S. Al-Khalili, Phys. Lett. B 585 (2004) 91.
      • An Introduction to Halo Nuclei, J.S. Al-Khalili, Lect. Notes Phys. 651 (2004) 77.
      • A quark model framework for the study of nuclear medium effects, Q. Zhao, J.S. Al-Khalili and R.C. Johnson, J.Phys. G: Nucl and Part. Phys. 30 (2004) 1153.
      • Eikonal corrections for the scattering of spin-one particles, M.W. Gaber, C. Wilkin and J.S. Al-Khalili, Euro. Phys. J. A 21 (2004) 185.
      • Halo neutron survival in the beta-decay of 11Li, F.Sarazin, J.S. Al-Khalili, G.C. Ball, G. Hackman, P.M. Walker, R.A.E. Austin, B. Eshpeter, P.E. Garrett, G.F. Grinyer, W.D. Kulp, J.R. Leslie, D. Melconian, C.J. Osborne, H.C. Scraggs, M.B. Smith, C.E. Svensson, J.C. Waddington and J.L. Wood, Phys. Rev. C 70 (2004) 031302(R).
      • Potential for British Research into the transmutation of radioactive wastes and other problematic materials, W.J. Nuttall, D.G. Ireland, J.S. Al-Khalili and W. Gelletly, Int. J. Critical Infrastructures, Vol. 1, No. 4 (2005) 380.
      • The Thrill of Discovery: Nuclear Physics Research in the 21st Century, J.S. Al-Khalili, Nucl. Phys. A 751 (2005) 469
      • Short cut to space-time, J.S. Al-Khalili, Nature 438 (2005) 159-161
      • Vector meson photoproduction studied in its radiative decay channel, Q. Zhao, J.S. Al-Khalili and P.L. Cole, Phys. Rev C 71 (2005) 054004.
      • Halo neutrons and the β-decay of 11Li, F. Sarazin, J. S. Al-Khalili, G. C. Ball, G. Hackman, P. M. Walker, R. A. E. Austin, B. Eshpeter, P. Finlay, P. E. Garrett, G. F. Grinyer, K. A. Koopmans, W. D. Kulp, J. R. Leslie, D. Melconian, C. J. Osborne, M. A. Schumaker, H. C. Scraggs, J. Schwarzenberg, M. B. Smith, C. E. Svensson, J. C. Waddington, J. L. Wood, The 4th International Conference on Exotic Nuclei and Atomic Masses, Springer Berlin Heidelberg (2005) 99.
      • High Resolution Gamma-ray Spectroscopy: A Versatile tool for nuclear beta-decay Studies at TRIUMF ISAC, G. Ball, J.S. Al-Khalili et al., J. Phys. G: Nucl. Part. Phys. 31 (2005) S1491.
      • Coupled channels calculations of 11Be breakup, D. Howell, J.A. Tostevin and J.S. Al-Khalili, J. Phys. G: Nucl. Part. Phys. 31 (2005) S1881.
      • Excited state halos in 10Be, J.S. Al-Khalili and K. Arai, Phys. Rev. C 74 (2006) 034312
      • Probing the limits of nuclear existence: Proton emission from 159Re, D.T. Joss, J.S. Al-Khalili et al, Phys. Lett B 641 (2006) 34–37
      • The Quantum Zoo: a tourist’s guide to the never-ending universe, J.S. Al-Khalili, Nature 440 7086 (2006) 871–871.
      • The Goldilocks Enigma: Why is the universe just right for life?, J.S. Al-Khalili, Nature 444 7118 (2006) 423-424
      • Few-body multiple scattering calculations for 6He on protons , J.S. Al-Khalili, R. Crespo, R.C. Johnson, A.M. Moro and I.J. Thompson, Phys. Rev. C 75 (2007) 024608
      • The two potential approach to proton emission, J.S. Al-Khalili, A. Cannon, P.D. Stevenson, PROTON EMITTING NUCLEI AND RELATED TOPICS: International ConferencePROCON 2007 AIP Publishing 961 1 (2007) 66-71
      • Alpha decay of 159Re and proton emission from 155Ta, R.D. Page, J.S. Al-Khalili  et al., Phys. Rev. C 75 (2007) 061302(R)
      • Discovery of the proton emitting nucleus 159Re, D.T. Joss, J.S. Al-Khalili et al., AIP Conf. Proc 961 (2007)  28–33.
      • Probing the limit of nuclear existence: Proton emission from 159Re, DT Joss, IG Darby, RD Page, J Uusitalo, S Eeckhaudt, T Grahn, PT Greenlees, PM Jones, R Julin, S Juutinen, S Ketelhut, M Leino, AP Leppanen, M Nyman, J Pakarinen, P Rahkila, J Saren, C Scholey, A Steer, AJ Cannon, PD Stevenson, JS Al-Khalili, S Erturk, M Venhart, B Gall, B Hadinia, J Simpson, PROTON EMITTING NUCLEI AND RELATED TOPICS: International ConferencePROCON 2007 AIP Publishing 961 1 (2007) 27.
      • Probing single-particle structures beyond the proton drip line, R.D. Page, J.S. Al-Khalili et al., AIP Conf. Proc 961 (2007) 137–142.
      • The two-potential approach to one-proton emission, J.S. Al-Khalili, A.J. Cannon and P.D. Stevenson., AIP Conf. Proc 961 (2007) 66–71.
      • Probing singleparticle structures beyond the proton drip line, RD Page, L Bianco, IG Darby, DT Joss, T Grahn, R‐D Herzberg, J Pakarinen, J Thomson, J Uusitalo, S Eeckhaudt, PT Greenlees, PM Jones, R Julin, S Juutinen, S Ketelhut, M Leino, A‐P Leppänen, M Nyman, P Rahkila, J Sarén, C Scholey, A Steer, M Venhart, J Simpson, J.S. AlKhalili, AJ Cannon, PD Stevenson, S Ertürk, B Gall, B Hadinia, PROTON EMITTING NUCLEI AND RELATED TOPICS: International ConferencePROCON 2007 AIP Publishing 961 1 (2007) 137-142.
      • Simulating the quantum Zeno and anti-Zeno effects during position measurements, J.S. Al-Khalili and P. D. Stevenson, Adv. Sci. Lett. 1 (2008) 140–144.
      • Decays of New Nuclides and Isomers Beyond the Proton Drip Line—The Influence of Neutron Configurations, RD Page, L Bianco, IG Darby, DT Joss, J Simpson, J.S. AlKhalili, AJ Cannon, RJ Cooper, S Eeckhaudt, S Ertürk, B Gall, T Grahn, PT Greenlees, B Hadinia, PM Jones, DS Judson, R Julin, S Juutinen, S Ketelhut, M Labiche, M Leino, A‐P Leppänen, M Nyman, D O’Donnell, P Rahkila, PJ Sapple, J Sarén, C Scholey, AN Steer, PD Stevenson, EB Suckling, J Thomson, J Uusitalo, M Venhart    , NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND ASTROPHYSICS: Nuclear Physics and Astrophysics: From Stable Beams to Exotic Nuclei, AIP Publishing 1072 1 (2008) 172-178.
      • Quantum coherence and the search for the first replicator, J.S Al-Khalili and J. McFadden; in ‘Quantum Aspects of Life’, Abbot, D., Davies, PC W., and Pati, AK (Eds.), (2008), 33-49
      • Physics can fascinate the public, J.S. Al-Khalili, Physics education 44 6 (2009) 656-658.
      • Three-Body Spectrum of 18C and its Relevance to r-Process Nucleosynthesis, A.Yakhelef, N.K.Timofeyuk, J.S.Al-Khalili, I.J.Thompson, Few-Body Systems 47, 213 (2010)
      •  Discovery of 157W and 161Os, L.Bianco, R.D.Page, I.G.Darby, D.T.Joss, J.S.Al-Khalili, J.Simpson, A.J.Cannon, B.Cederwall, S.Eeckhaudt, S.Erturk, B.Gall, M.B.Gomez Hornillos, T.Grahn, P.T.Greenlees, B.Hadinia, K.Heyde, U.Jakobsson, P.M.Jones, R.Julin, S.Juutinen, S.Ketelhut, M.Labiche, M.Leino, A.-P.Leppanen, M.Nyman, D.O'Donnell, E.S.Paul, M.Petri, P.Peura, A.Puurunen, P.Rahkila, P.Ruotsalainen, M.Sandzelius, P.J.Sapple, J.Saren, C.Scholey, N.A.Smirnova, A.N.Steer, P.D.Stevenson, E.B.Suckling, J.Thomson, J.Uusitalo, M.Venhart, Phys.Lett. B 690, 15 (2010)
      •  Science in the Muslim World, J.S. Al-Khalili, Physics World 23 4 (2010) 22-25.
      • The electron–ion scattering experiment ELISe at the International Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research (FAIR)—A conceptual design study, A.N. Antonov, J.S. Al-Khalili et al., Nucl. Instr. and Meth. in Phys. Res. A 637 (2011) 60–76.
      • Role of the tensor exchange potential in nucleon-nucleus scattering, E.S. Cunningham, J.S. Al-Khalili, and R.C. Johnson, Phys. Rev. C 84 (2011) 041601(R).
      • Nature’s quantum subways, J.S. Al-Khalili, Physics World 26 (3) (2013) 42-45.
      • Effect of spin-spin interactions on nucleon-nucleus scattering, E.S. Cunningham, J.S. Al-Khalili, and R.C. Johnson, Phys. Rev. C 87 (2013) 054601.
      • Environment-induced dephasing versus von Neumann measurements in proton tunneling, A.D. Godbeer, J.S. Al-Khalili, and P.D. Stevenson, Phys. Rev. A 90 (2014) 012102.
      •  Nuclear astrophysics with radioactive ions at FAIR, R. Reifarth, S. Altstadt, K. Göbel, T. Heftrich, M. Heil, A. Koloczek, C. Langer, R. Plag, M. Pohl, K. Sonnabend, M. Weigand, T. Adachi, F. Aksouh, J. Al-Khalili, M. AlGarawi, S. AlGhamdi, G. Alkhazov, N. Alkhomashi, H. Alvarez-Pol, R. Alvarez-Rodriguez, V. Andreev, B. Andrei, L. Atar, T. Aumann, V. Avdeichikov, C. Bacri, S. Bagchi, C. Barbieri, S. Beceiro, C. Beck, C. Beinrucker, G. Belier, D. Bemmerer, M. Bendel, J. Benlliure, G. Benzoni, R. Berjillos, D. Bertini, C. Bertulani, S. Bishop, N. Blasi, T. Bloch, Y. Blumenfeld, et al. (277 additional authors not shown), Journal of Physics: Conference Series 665 (2016) 012044.   DOI:  10.1088/1742-6596/665/1/012044
      • Michael Faraday’s ‘Experimental Researches in Electricity. On the Induction of Electric Currents. On the Evolution of Electricity from Magnetism. On a new Electrical Condition of Matter. On Arago’'s Magnetic Phenomena’, Philosophical Transactions, 1832, J.S. Al-Khalili, Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A 373: 20140208. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsta.2014.0208.
      •  In retrospect: Book of Optics, Jim Al-Khalili, Nature 518 (2015) 164–165, doi:10.1038/518164a
      •  Advances in Optics in the Medieval Islamic World, J.S. Al-Khalili, Contemporary Physics, 56 (2015) 109-122, DOI: 10.1080/00107514.2015.1028753.
      •  Modelling proton tunnelling in the adenine–thymine base pair, AD. Godbeer, J.S. Al-Khalili and P.D. Stevenson, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 17 (2015) 13034-13044.
      • Overview of the quantum biology session at the 19th IUPAB congress and 11th EBSA congress, Jim Al-Khalili, Springer Nature (2017)
      • Origins of Quantum Biology, J. McFadden and J.S. Al-Khalili, submitted to Phil. Trans. B

       

      Chapters in Textbooks and Monographs:

      •   Scattering, co-author, with Dr J.A. Tostevin, chapter in multi-volume reference book edited by P. Sabatier and E.R. Pike, 2001.
      •   Collins Encyclopaedia of the Universe, Harper-Collins, 2001.
      •   Lecture Notes in Physics: Nuclear Physics with Exotic Beams Volume I, Eds. J.S. Al-Khalili and E. Roeckl, Springer-Verlag, 2004.
      •   Lecture Notes in Physics: Nuclear Physics with Exotic Beams Volume II, Eds. J.S. Al-Khalili and E. Roeckl, Springer-Verlag, 2006.
      • Lecture Notes in Physics: Nuclear Physics with Exotic Beams Volume III, Eds. J.S. Al-Khalili and E. Roeckl, Springer-Verlag, 2008.
      • Contributing Author in Quantum Origins of Life, ed. P.C.W Davies, D. Abbott, A.K. Pati, Oxford University Press, 2008.