Institute of Nuclear Physics
Polish Academy of Sciences

Technological Facilities at IFJ PAN, PL

The Institute of Nuclear Physics Polish Academy of Science (IFJ PAN), originally established as a nuclear physics research laboratory over 50 years ago, has by now expanded its research over a broad range of interdisciplinary applications of physics and enjoys a privileged position in these activities. Along with its most up-to-date research activity in basic theoretical and experimental physics, the IFJ PAN has acquired several decades of experience in the studies of living systems and in developing technical devices and procedures useful in life sciences, medical diagnostics and cancer radiotherapy.

Extensive local, regional, national and international co-operation and joint projects in these areas have developed quite naturally, due to Krakow's position as a leading national academic community. Several academic and research institutions involved with life sciences and with various aspects of clinical and research medicine in this region have profited from this co-operation. In this sense, the IFJ PAN has for several years served as a leading regional centre in interdisciplinary applications of physics with cooperation with industry, particularly in radiation and environmental biology, environmental physics, medical physics, dosimetry, nuclear geophysics, radiochemistry, material engineering and technology.

The Institute is an active member of many international HEP collaborations (e.g. ALICE, ATLAS, LHCb at LHC, BELLE at KEK, ICARUS, T2K, WARP, Pierre Auger) and also nuclear physics groups (e.g. AGATA, RISING,HECTOR-PARIDE, PARIS). Since 2003 IFJ PAN has participated in construction of big research infrastructure like LHC, W7-X, XFEL. These long term activities have attracted teams of high quality specialists, particularly in: accelerator physics (magnets and RF cavities), electronics, mechanics, vacuum and cryogenic. Its also has resulted in the development of technological infrastrucure in fields of:

If you have a further question about IFJ PAN technology infrastructure and possible cooperation please contact IFJ PAN AMICI coordination team at