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

New cluster featured in Intel Case Study

The new cluster Accelerates has been featured in the Intel Case Study “University of Lisbon: High-Performance Plasma Physics”. The new HPC cluster features almost 2000 cpu cores and it will be used to support the research of the team in the framework of the ERC Advanced Grant Accelerates. The HPC Cluster Accelerates has already entered the final stages of testing and it will be… Read more

Team at CERN for Plasma Wake Acceleration School

Luis OS, Elisabetta, Joana, Marija, Diana, and Nitin attended the CERN Accelerator School on Plasma Wake Acceleration (23 – 29 Nov). For the first time, CERN hosted a school on Plasma Acceleration. The school has brought together the leaders of the field in Europe and more than 120 junior researchers for a week long of classes and case study sessions, exciting science, and many lively discussions… Read more


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