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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 ”.


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.

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.


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).


Six new 3D sensors modules produced by the ATLAS Pixels group at IFAE

February 14, 2024

During the start of 2024, the ATLAS pixel group assembled new 3D sensor modules for AFP (a diffractive experiment in ATLAS).


Monica Seglar participates in the kick-off of the 2024 edition of Bojos per la Ciencia

February 14, 2024

Last Friday started “Bojos per la Ciència”, the educational program from Fundació Catalunya La Pedrera. IFAE coordinates the Bojos per la física together with ICN2 and in collaboration with ICFO, Alba, UAB, ICMAB…, engaging students in Physics activities. IFAE Postdoc researcher Monica Seglar from the Gamma-ray and the GW groups gave an inspiring talk for all students in the inauguration.

New Positions

Thorsten Lux nominated as leader of the ND280 working group for Hyper-Kamiokande

February 7, 2024

Thorsten Lux has been nominated as leader of the ND280 working group for Hyper-Kamiokande. ND280 will be crucial for the success of the Hyper-Kamiokande (HyperK) experiment.

New Member

New Member in the Theory Division

January 17, 2024

Bernat Capdevila has joined the Theory Group at IFAE and the UAB Physics Department as Postdoc Researcher.


Researcher Fabrizio Rompineve receives the Buchalter Cosmology Prize

January 16, 2024

Fabrizio Rompineve, researcher at the UAB Department of Physics and at the Institut de Física d’Altes Energies (IFAE), has been awarded the Buchalter Cosmology Prize for his research on gravitational waves from the early universe.