The IFIMAC – Condensed Matter Physics Centre is a new María de Maeztu Excellence Research Unit located in the campus of the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid pursuing cutting-edge research and scientific excellence.
It comprises researchers from several university departments aiming to advance the limits of knowledge in both theoretical and experimental Condensed Matter Physics. Sixty four researchers constitute its permanent staff with up to ninety postdoctoral researchers and Ph.D students.
Research performed in the institute has gained world reputation in the following areas:
- Advanced Materials
- First Principles Simulations and Modeling
- Nano and Quantum Optics
- Soft Condensed Matter and Biophysics