IFIN-HH is committed to the development of the knowledge in physics, especially of the sub-atomic one, and growing of the nuclear domain impact in society, through advanced research and the most professional services. We believe that our first-rate results in some of the most exciting areas of the physics can be a genuine source of wisdom for our community and an inspiring model of excellent inquiry for our youths.

Research areas:

    Nuclear Physics and astrophysics:

    nuclear structure
    nuclear fission and decay
    hadronic matter and nuclear interactions
    interdisciplinary research using accelerated particle beams and nuclear data
    nuclear astrophysics and cosmic rays

    Particle physics and field theory:

    the Standard Model and its extensions
    generalized field theories
    quark-gluon plasma and charm particles
    classical and quantum gravity

    Atomic physics and condensed matter physics:

    statistical mechanics and complex physical systems
    many-body theory
    material and surface characterization; atomic and electronic processes
    neutron scattering experiments

    Mathematical physics and information physics:

    field operators in curved spaces
    coherent state-type group representations
    supersymmetries, superstrings, and membranes
    complex dynamic structures in nonlinear systems, nonlinear optics and photonics
    computational physics, information theory, and quantum correlations

    Life and environmental physics:

    molecular and cellular radiation biology;
    radionuclide transfer in ecosystems
    risk and vulnerability in the interaction between strategic infrastructures and environment

Applied Physics Research

    Advanced detection systems:

    detection modules for large accelerator experiments
    front-end electronics
    algorithms, program development, and testing

    Nuclear safety, radiation protection and radioactive products:

    expert systems for management of nuclear emergencies
    equipment for radiation protection of environment and personnel, measurements, and characterizations
    radioactive products and radiopharmaceuticals

    Radioecology and nuclear biomedicine:

    environmental impact of manmade radioactivity
    environmental and life impact of decommissioning of the VVR-S nuclear reactor
    molecular bioconjugates with medical applications
    radiological biodosimetry and toxicology

    Nuclear techniques and applications:

    materials behavior in radiation fields
    nuclear transmutations
    elemental analysis methods and techniques

    Advanced communication systems:

    GRID technologies
    data transfer optimization methods