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

Team in Prague for SPIE 2015

 Elisabetta B, Joana M, Jorge V, Marija V, Thomas G, and Luis OS attended the SPIE Conference 2015 in Prague from April 13 to April 16, delivering several invited talks and oral and poster contributions. This year, SPIE covered many of the hot topics in ultra intense laser matter interactions, laser-plasma acceleration, radiation generation and QED effects, with many interesting results being presented. Read more

Team at École de Physique des Houches

Luis OS, Elisabetta, Joana, and Marija attended the École de Physique des Houches on Turbulence, Magnetic Fields and Self-Organisation in Laboratory and Astrophysical Plasmas. The school is running from March 23, 2015 to April 3, 2015 in the beautiful Chamonix Valley, an ideal setting for introspection, lively discussions with the 100+ participants, and winter sports! The École de Physique des Houches has a long tradition… Read more

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