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

Recent paper on the current filamentation instability selected for IOP Select

Our recent paper on the spatio-temporal theory of the current filamentation instability by V.B. Pathak et al published in the New Journal of Physics has been selected by the editors as IOP Select. These are the articles from the last 12 months that have been chosen by the editors for their novelty, significance and potential impact on future research. Read more

Luis OS to deliver PPPL Colloquium on May 12, 2015

Luis OS will present the talk “In Silico Plasmas Under Extreme Intensities” at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory Colloquium on May 12, 2015. More information is available here. Read more


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