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 optimization problems which are ubiquitous in society.

QCT Lab

New Paper

New Gravitational Waves paper

January 26, 2022

Search for a scalar induced stochastic gravitational wave background in the third LIGO-Virgo observing run” by Alba Romero-Rodríguez, Mario Martínez, Oriol Pujolàs, et al. has been selected as PRL Editors' Suggestion.

New Paper

New Medical Physics paper

January 26, 2022

The IFAE Neutrino Group in collaboration with research groups from Birmingham and Geneva published a feasibility study about a calorimeter for proton CT applications in “Physics in Medicine & Biology (PMB) “: “A novel range telescope concept for proton CT”.

New Paper

New Theory group paper

January 23, 2022

Axial-vector exchange contribution to the Hyperfine Splitting by Pablo Sanchez-Puertas and collaborators has been published in Physical review D.”

New Paper

New Cosmology group paper

January 19, 2022

The PAU Survey: Measurements of the 4000 Å spectral break with narrow-band photometry” by members of the Cosmology Group and PIC has been uploaded to arXiv.

Patents

New IFAE Patent

January 19, 2022

The European Patent Office as communicated the intention to grant the European patent ARTIFICIAL VISION SYSTEM filed by IFAE. The inventors are M.Chmeissani, J G Macias and M. Verdaguer.

New Member

New Member in the Theory group

January 19, 2022

Arul Prakash has just joined the Theory group as a PhD student.

MastercosmosBCN Poster

Education

Master of Multidisciplinary Research in Experimental Sciences

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

MastercosmosBCN Poster

Education

MastercosmosBCN

Postgraduate Program in High Energy Physics, Astrophysics & Cosmology