Welcome to the website of the extreme plasma physics team, the theory and simulation team of the Group for Lasers and Plasmas of the Instituto de Plasmas e Fusão Nuclear at Instituto Superior Técnico.

Our team is funded by the European Research Council through the Advanced Grant "Accelerates" (ERC-AdG2010 no. 267841) and the Advanced Grant “InPairs” (ERC-AdG2015).

Latest News

EPP members attend Summer School in Advanced Scientific Computing

The Summer School in Advanced Scientific Computing took place at Minho University, Braga, from the 20th to the 23rd of June, attended by over 60 students and researchers from all over Europe including GoLP team members Paulo Ratinho, Nitin Shukla and Pedro Carneiro. Organized by the Texas Institute of Advanced Scientific computing (TACC) and Universidade… Read more

EPP team hosts a high school student internship

From 14-17 of June, Afonso Mota, a 16 year old, 10th grade student from Valsassina School, will be staying at GoLP for an internship as part of the project “my first work experience”. Afonso is interested in Astrophysics and gravitation. Despite his young age, he will be learning the basics of Mathematica and Matlab programming languages and… Read more

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