INSTITUTE OF APPLIED PHYSICS - NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL OF ITALY (CNR-IFAC)
Welcome to the Institute of Applied Physics (IFAC)
The "Nello Carrara" Institute of Applied Physics (IFAC) is part of the National Research Council, the largest research organization in Italy. IFAC carries out research on: 1) Space: astrodynamics is devoted to study long term evolution and impact risk of spacecraft, space debris and asteroids in the Solar System. 2) Aerospace and Earth observation: innovative passive and active (e.g. LIDAR and SAR) aerospace instrumentation for remote sensing from optical to microwave frequencies, together with advanced methods and algorithms for processing of remotely sensed data.
Brands: IFAC carries out research in many areas of Applied Physics and ICT: SPACE, AEROSPACE and EARTH OBSERVATION, ENVIRONMENT MONITORING, HEALTH, NANOMEDICINE and SAFETY, CULTURAL HERITAGE.