MCTIC Secretary visits the IIP

Thu, Aug 10, 2017
The IIF-UFRN received Wednesday the visit of Professor Jailson Bittencourt de Andrade, Secretary of Policies and Programs of Research and Development of the Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovations and Communications (MCTIC). The IIP director, Professor Álvaro Ferraz, met with the...

IIP hosts event on black holes and gravitational waves.

Tue, Aug 01, 2017
The IIF is hosting until August 11 the workshop Black Holes Across the Gravitational Waves, an international event aimed to researchers and post-doctoral students in theoretical physics. The program will approach the main novelties in data, revealed by the recent detections of gravitational...

IIP hosts workshop on Quantum Devices

Thu, Jul 13, 2017
The IIP will start on July 18 the workshop Quantum Devices, an international conference focused on the exchange of ideas between condensed matter, quantum optics, quantum chemistry, and quantum information. The event will bring together researchers working toward experimental realization of quantum...

Workshop on Topological Quantum Matter at ICAS

Mon, Jul 10, 2017
The International Center for Advanced Studies of Argentina (ICAS) will host from December 3rd to 7th 2017 the "Workshop on Topological Quantum Matter”, that will take place in Buenos Aires. Different topics in the area will be covered, including topological insulators, quantum Hall effect,...

IIP gather researchers to discuss new developments in Physics and Biology of Proteins

Thu, Jul 06, 2017
The IIP-UFRN hosted from June 12 to 30 the workshop Physics and Biology of Proteins, event that gathered researchers from different fields in order to work together in the development of new approaches to the discussions on the detailed properties of relatively simple systems, and biology, which...

Physicists make quantum leap in understanding life's nanoscale machinery

Wed, Jun 28, 2017
A diagnostic technique that can detect tiny molecules signalling the presence of cancer could be on the horizon. The possibility of an entirely new capability for detecting cancer at its earliest stages arises from University of Queensland physicists applying quantum physics to single molecule...