The Institute of Nuclear physics of Lyon (IPNL) is under the joint supervision of the Universite Claude Bernard
de Lyon (UCBL) and the Institut National de Physique Nucleaire et de Physique des Particules (IN2P3) of the CNRS.
The laboratory studies the properties and interactions of sub-atomic particles. Its activities are largely experimental,
with groups involved in a wide range of national and international collaborations concerning particle and
astroparticle physics, nuclear matter and the interactions of ions and cluster with matter.