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

Jorge V awarded an Honorable Mention in the ULisboa Science Prizes 2016

Jorge V was awarded a prestigious Honorable Mention in the ULisboa Science Prizes 2016. The University of Lisbon Science Prizes are open to professors, researchers and post-doctoral scholarship holders that have been with the University of Lisbon for at least two years and aims to promote publications in high impact journals. The prizes were awarded during the celebration of the third anniversary of the ULisboa, on… Read more

Diana A wins Best Poster Prize at AAC 2016

Diana A was awarded the best student poster prize at the Advanced Accelerator Concepts Workshop 2016 in National Harbor, Maryland for her work on “Transverse evolution of e+ beams accelerating in hollow plasma channel non-linear wakefield”. Many congratulations to Diana! Read more

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