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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 secures funding to develop a sub-nanosecond synchronization data acquisition system
The future of a new national network of cancer proton therapy facilities is discussed this week under the umbrella of the IFIC
International group led by IFIC seeks to shed light on the behavior of neutrinos emitted in nuclear reactors
The IFIC will host a unique kit for the fight against cancer
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

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