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 Member

New Member in the ATLAS group

September 7, 2022

Gabriel Corrêa has just joined the ATLAS group as a PhD student.

Instrumentation

Spain and Japan sign a MoU to promote the construction of the Hyper-Kamiokande neutrino telescope

September 1, 2022

The Ministry of Science and Innovation of the Government of Spain, the High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK) of Japan and the University of Tokyo (UTokyo) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to promote the construction of the Hyper-Kamiokande neutrino telescope. IFAE is a member of the HK Spanish consortium.

Instrumentation

The ALTIROC2 device assembled at IFAE tested for the first time with a particle beam

July 27, 2022

An ALTIROC2 device assembled at IFAE was tested for the first time with a particle beam

Conference

ET-PP INFRA-DEV Kick-off Meeting hosted by IFAE

July 20, 2022

The ET-PP INFRA-DEV Kick-off Meeting took place at the UAB Campus on 19-20 July 2022, hosted by IFAE.

Conference

IFAE at the European Astronomical Society Annual Meeting (EAS 2022)

July 13, 2022

New results

New ATLAS results for ICHEP 2022

July 13, 2022

Members of the IFAE-ATLAS team have played a leading role in two of the 31 new results released by ATLAS at ICHEP 2022. The corresponding publications will be submitted to the journal soon.

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.