escudo UPM Department of Applied Physics
The Department of Applied Physics is an integral part of the ETSIA. This acronym (Escuela de Ingeniería Aeronáutica y del Espacio) corresponds to the Faculty of Aeronautical Engineering of the Technical University of Madrid (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid). The teaching and research activities of the Departmente concerns with Physics and related subjects in Aeronautical Engineering.

Lines of Research and Development

Space tethers applications. Space plasmas and tethers.

Dr. Juan Ramón Sanmartín Losada.

Hydro-instabilities with radiation in astrophysical problems. Fluidmechanical instabilities and thermal flux for inertial confinement fusion. High laser intensity interaction with overdense plasmas.

Dr. Javier Sanz Recio

Inertial confinement fusion simulation code

Dr. Rafael Ramis Abril

Tether dynamics. Orbits propagation. Space dynamics.

Dr. Jesús Peláez Alvarez, Dr. Manuel Ruiz Delgado, Dr. Jose Manuel Hedo Rodríguez, Dr. Claudio Bombardelli, Dr. Oscar Lopez Rebollal.

Plasma physics laboratory. Instabilities and transport phenomena.

Dr. Jose Manuel Donoso Vargas, Dr. Luis Conde López

Deterministic chaos, nonlinear dynamics and stochastic systems.

Dr. Ezequiel del Río

Fast ignition on inertial fusion targets.

Dr. José Javier Honrubia Checa

Numerical and graphical simulation of the evacuation kinematic process of passenger aircrafts.

Dr. Jose Manuel Hedo Rodríguez.

Applied probability theory.

Dr. Ricardo García-Pelayo Novo