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 among APS DPP 2020 Visual Science Communication contest winners

APS DPP 2020 contest
EPP members were awarded best image and video awards in the APS DPP 2020 Visual Science Communication. This contest was hosted during the 62nd Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics, held online on November 9-13 2020. Kevin S was awarded the 1st… Read more

Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian awards scholarship to Óscar A

Oscar Amaro Gulbenkian
Óscar Amaro was awarded a scholarship “Novos Talentos em Tecnologias Quânticas” by Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian. In the next 10 months, Óscar will work on a research project that aims to apply quantum algorithms to a plasma physics problem, under supervision of Marija Vranic. This program has an objective… Read more


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