Instrumentation

ESA's Euclid milestone achieved

The NISP includes the filter wheel (FWA), a critical element that has been designed, built, assembled and verified by the Barcelona team, a group made up of the Institut de Física d’Altes Energies (IFAE) and the Institut d’Estudis Espacials de Catalunya - Institute of Space Science (IEEC-ICE-CSIC).

Euclid's filter Wheel Render Assembly
Near-Infrared Spectrometer and Photometer (NISP) installed in the Pay Load Module of Euclid's Flight Model Credit: ESA / Airbus
Euclid's filter Wheel Render Assembly

Latest Group News

New publication

New DESI paper

May 18, 2022

Overview of the Instrumentation for the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument” has been uploadd to arXiv. Several IFAE members are co-authors of the paper.

New publication

New DESI paper by the cosmology group

May 18, 2022

The effect of quasar redshift errors on Lyman-α forest correlation functions” by A. Font-Ribera, Ignasi Pérez-Ràfols, César Ramírez-Pérez and collaborators has been uploaded to arXiv.

Conference

IFAE at Moriond Cosmology 2022

January 27, 2022

The Moriond Cosmology took place on January 23-30, La Thuile, Italy. Members of the observational Cosmology group at IFAE contributed to the conference.