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Eduardo Oliva receives a Leonardo research grant

Eduardo Oliva receives a Leonardo research grant

The Leonardo research grant from Fundación BBVA are intended to support personal projects of researchers and cultural creators in intermediate stages of their careers, between 30 and 45 years old, which are characterized by significant scientific, technological or...

Plasma ionization exposed with ultra-short XUV light

Plasma ionization exposed with ultra-short XUV light

Ionized matter, or plasma, is the most abundant known state of matter in our universe (rays, ionosphere, stars, accretion disks, etc ...) and has important technological applications (fluorescent tubes, plasma cutting, nuclear fusion, etc. …). Understanding this state...

Researchers at UNED have recently developed E-lite

Researchers at UNED have recently developed E-lite

According to Phys.org Tokamaks, devices that use magnetic fields to confine plasma into torus-shaped chamber, could play a crucial role in the development of highly performing nuclear fusion reactors. The ITER tokamak, which is set to be the largest nuclear tokamak in...

Two members of the IFN-GV take part in the European Physical Journal

Two members of the IFN-GV take part in the European Physical Journal

The article "The joint evaluated fission and fusion nuclear data library, JEFF-3.3" has just been published in European Physical Journal. The article has O. Cabellos and P. Sauvan participation as members of the Instituto de Fusión Nuclear. This article collects the...

Post-doc position in ENTENTE project

Post-doc position in ENTENTE project

The post-doctoral position is financed within the H2020 EURATOM project called ENTENTE (European Database for Multiscale Modelling of Radiation Damage). The expected contribution of the postdoctoral research will concern irradiation spectra uncertainty impact study on...

The IFN-GV participates in the III SecuDrone conference

The IFN-GV participates in the III SecuDrone conference

On November 11 and 12, 2019 and organized by APTIE, the third SecuDRONE workdays that took place in the Aula Magna of the ETSII were held with the participation of the IFN-GV. More information: https://www.aptie.es/secudrone-3/

2018 Nobel Prize in Physics Conference Professor Gérard Mourou

2018 Nobel Prize in Physics Conference Professor Gérard Mourou

Professor Gérard Mourou, from l'École Polytecnique de Paris adressed the conference Passion Extreme Light on May 29, 2018 in the Aula Magna of the Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenierios Industriales (ETSII), invited by the IFN-GV in collaboration according with the...

Nano4energy has established a new laboratory at IFN-GV

Nano4energy has established a new laboratory at IFN-GV

Nano4Energy has established a new laboratory at the facilities of Instituto de fusion nuclear at the Escuela Tecnica Superior de Ingenieros Industriales.The company is a technology based company founded in 2010 by a group of young scientists and engineers active in...

The Book “Proyecto Islero”

The Book “Proyecto Islero”

The book Proyecto Islero. Cuando España pudo desarrollar armas nucleares (Editorial Guadalmazán, 2016) explains the development of a nuclear deterrence force that took place in Spain between 1963 to 1966 and from 1974 to 1978. Guillermo Velarde, professor chair of...

Using ultrashort laser pulses to “clone” gold nanoparticles

Using ultrashort laser pulses to “clone” gold nanoparticles

Researchers and students of the Instituto de Fusión Nuclear of the UPM participate in a work, published in the journal Science, which demonstrates that a solution with particles modified by ultra-short laser pulses has an optical quality never seen before. Researchers...