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

The “Natas” of Visualization 2018 have been announced!

And you don’t need to go to Belém to get them, because the best are right here! Following our tradition (see the “2014 Natas”“2015 Natas”, “2016 Natas”, “2017 Natas”), the prizes for the winners of the image and video of 2018, the “natas” of visualization, were awarded to Giannandrea Inchingolo (left, also 2016 winner) and to Miguel Pardal (right). The term “Nata” was coined… Read more

President of the Portuguese Republic presides IBM Prize award ceremony to Marija V

The IBM Prize was awarded January 16 2019 to Marija V in a ceremony at IST presided by the President of the Portuguese Republic. The official information from the Portuguese Presidency is here. Many congratulations to Marija on the prize and on the inspiring talk! Read more

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