Gia Dvali,CCPP, New York U.

DECEMBER 2009 - First collision event in ATLAS

ATLAS recorded on Monday, November 23rd, the first few hundred candidate collision events. Below a picture of the first selected candidate event from the online event scanning.

Dijous, 03 Desembre 2009 08:58


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X-Ray Imatek

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Dilluns, 30 Novembre 2009 13:35

How to reach IFAE

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Path from FGC to IFAE


IFAE is located in the campus of the Universitat Autònoma de   Barcelona (UAB) in Bellaterra. Bellaterra is a town outside the Barcelona Metropolitan Area but can be reached very easily from downtown Barcelona or the airport by public transportation (see How to reach UAB).

The map shows the path from the Universitat Autònoma train station (red path outdoors, yellow path indoors, first floor) to the main IFAE building.

Dimarts, 13 Octubre 2009 20:00

Working at IFAE

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Working at IFAE

IFAE enjoys great flexibility in hiring personnel because of its independent legal status. Every year several people join IFAE, as postdoctoral fellows, engineering personnel or doctoral or Master students. Both the Experimental and the Theoretical Divisions typically have a few such openings a year.

Persons interested in such positions should contact the leaders of the research projects (see the Organization Chart).

More experienced researchers interested in joining IFAE with a Ramon y Cajal contract or in being candidates for ICREA positions should contact the Director, the Associate Director or the Coordinator of the Theoretical Division.

Dissabte, 19 Setembre 2009 14:22


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Dissabte, 29 Agost 2009 08:33

Astroparticles and Cosmology

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The group is focused on: axion physics (cosmological, astrophysical and laboratory), neutrinos (atmospherical and solar), phase transitions in the early universe, dark matter and, of course, dark energy

Dissabte, 29 Agost 2009 08:32

Beyond the Standard Model

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The pursued lines of research include mechanisms of Electroweak Breaking and Higgs physics, generation of baryon asymmetry and Dark Matter candidates, Supersymmetric Theories, extra-dimensional solutions to Standard Model problems and holographic theories.

Dissabte, 29 Agost 2009 08:31

Standard Model

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The pursued lines of research include Chiral Perturbation Theory, the expansion for a large number of colour degrees of freedom, QCD sum rules, non-relativistic QCD, models of QCD which can be solved analytically, Flavour Physics, and CP violation.

Dissabte, 29 Agost 2009 08:19

PhD program

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PhD Program

IFAE's research activities benefit from its large number of graduate students (around 20 at any given time), working towards their Ph.D. degrees. Graduate students have full consideration as members of the research teams at IFAE, and, in the experimental division, of the international collaborations that build and commission the scientific apparatus and carry out the science analyses of the data collected with them.

The Ph.D. program proper starts after the completion of the master's degree, and it typically lasts from 3 to 4 years. Grants are available from both the Catalan and Spanish governments, as well as, in some cases, from the project grants of the different research teams. More information can be obtained from the links on the right-hand side.

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