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).

Latest News

Prof. Osamu Sakai visits GoLP

Prof. Sakai (Kyoto University), the pioneer of plasma metamaterials, has visited GoLP to deliver a GoLP VIP Seminar on March 26 and to discuss ongoing collaborations and joint projects on plasma metamaterials Read more

EPP team alumni wins prestigious prize

The IUPAP General Relativity and Gravitation Young Scientist Prize 2014 was awarded to Jorge Santos, epp team alumni (2002-2005). This is one of the most prestigious prizes for young scientists working in General Relativity. Jorge concluded his MSc at IST in 2005 on parametric instabilities driven by white light, from which resulted two papers (Physical Review Letters and Journal of Mathematical Physics). Jorge… Read more

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