• From particles to the Cosmos

    IFAE conducts experimental and theoretical research at the frontiers of fundamental physics.

  • Particle Physics

    Pushing the frontiers of knowledge by making precise measurements in the ATLAS experiment at the LHC.

    ATLAS Detector
  • High Energy Astrophysics

    Addressing open questions through gamma-ray observations from the most energetic phenomena in the universe.

    The MAGIC Telescopes
  • Observational Cosmology

    Shedding light on the nature of the mysterious dark energy, responsible for the current accelerated expansion of the universe.

  • Neutrino Physics

    Understanding the fundamental phenomena that produced the observed asymmetry between matter and antimatter in the universe.

  • Gravitational Waves

    The beginning of a new era in the exploration of the universe.

    Aerial view of Virgo
  • Medical Imaging

    Using our expertise with sophisticated radiation detectors to develop advanced medical imaging devices.

    VIP
  • Quantum Computing Technologies

    Achieving an advantage over conventional computers to solve problems which are ubiquitous in society.

    QCT Lab

Instrumentation

Mini-Cactus-v2 is ready for testing

April 24, 2024

The first samples of Mini-Cactus-v2 sensor have been received at IFAE.

Press

IFAE in the press

April 17, 2024

Latest appearances of IFAE in the press

Instrumentation

Test facility ETpathfinder enters new phase

March 12, 2024

The IFAE contributions to the ETpathfinder test facility is described in this article “Test facility ETpathfinder enters new phase ”.

New Position

Aurelio Juste starts as Chair of the ATLAS Publication Committee

March 6, 2024

On 1 March 2024, Aurelio Juste started as Chair of the Publications Committee (PubCom) for one year.

Prize

Qilimanjaro wins 4YFN Awards 2024

March 6, 2024

The IFAE spin-off ​​Qilimanjaro Quantum Tech, was recognized at the Mobile World Congress Barcelona 2024 as the best digital start-up in the world.

Instrumentation

First Pre-production Modules for the ATLAS upgrades for the LH-LHC Assembled at IFAE

February 21, 2024

The first pre-production triplet module for the ATLAS upgrades for the LH-LHC has been assembled this week at IFAE. The IFAE ATLAS Pixels group is building modules for the innermost pixel layer of the tracking detector (ITk) and the new high granularity timing detector (HGTD).

  • MastercosmosBCN Poster

    Education

    MastercosmosBCN

    Postgraduate Program in High Energy Physics, Astrophysics & Cosmology

  • MastercosmosBCN Poster

    Education

    MMRES

    Full-time one-year programme with highly flexible and personalised hands-on research training in a multidisciplinary research environment.

  • Master in Quantum Science & Technology Poster

    Education

    Master in Quantum Science & Technology

    Aimed at graduates in Physics, Physical Engineering or equivalent degrees who want to continue specialization studies in Quantum Science and Technologies.