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Technical Facilities

X-Ray Inspection

Microelectronics Clean Room

The IFAE Microelectronics laboratory is equipped with state-of-the-art packaging and assembly technologies, including bump deposition, flip-chip, automated wire-bonding and inspection systems. Altogether, this clean room equipment constitutes a unique chip packing facility in Spain.

    Mechanical Workshop

    25% the overall area of IFAE's workshop is devoted to heavy machinery: three CNC milling machines, a conventional milling machine, a lathe, welding equipment for aluminum and steel, a wire curling machine, an electro-erosion machine, a rectification machine, as well as lighter equipment. Metrology instrumentation include a perfilometer and an optical metrology table

      CTA Trigger

      Electronics Laboratory


        Instrumentation Clean Room

        Lab to test newly built instruments before sending them to the experimental sites (CERN, ORM, JPARC, CTIO, EGO, etc.)

          Shielded Room

          30 m2 shielded room to test large instruments in a low electronic noise environment

            QCT Lab

            Quantum Computing Technologies Lab

              Optical Room

              Optical laboratory equipped with an optical table and all equipment needed to test optical and infrared detectors, including a cryostat designed and built at IFAE.

                Grey Room