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Introduction and objective

In 1950 the Local Section of the Daza de Valdés Optics Institute of the CSIC was established, which in the early 1960s became known as the Institute of Corpuscular Physics (IFIC).

Introduction and objective

With more than 50 years of history, the Institute of Corpuscular Physics (IFIC) is a mixed center of the University of Valencia and the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), dedicated to research in Nuclear, Particle and Astroparticle Physics, as well as its applications in Medical Physics and other fields of Science and Technology.

The institute has, since 2015, the accreditation of 'Severo Ochoa Center of Excellence'.

Main research programs

The research groups at IFIC are organized into two distinct programs. These programs are:


  • logoExperimental physics
  • logoTheoretical physics

Institute of Corpuscular Physics (UV + CSIC) news

IFIC and Enresa develop innovative technology to characterize radioactivity in nuclear waste containers
Eulogio Oset Báguena, IFIC researcher, Medal of the Spanish Royal Society of Physics
IFIC receives European funding to develop techniques to improve imaging in medicine
The gender dimension in research projects focuses the VII Conference of Women Researchers of ICMol and IFIC
Berta Rubio, IFIC researcher, appointed president of the NUSTAR Council
IFIC presents the Complementary R&D&I Plan of the Astrophysics and High Energy Physics program

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