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 researchers and IPFN collaborators propose new regime for superradiant emission in Nature Physics paper

In a paper published today, September 14, in the journal Nature Physics, Extreme Plasma Physics (EPP) team members Jorge V., Miguel P. and Ricardo F. along with the founder of GoLP, Tito M., report a generalised superradiance mechanism, which uses transversely modulated – instead of longitudinally modulated – charged particle beams. Superradiant… Read more

Fabrizio del G is awarded PhD in Physics

EPP team member Fabrizio del G has successfully defended his PhD thesis on September 8, 2020. Due to the current pandemic situation, Fabrizio’s defence was held remotely. His thesis committee was composed by Mattias Marklund (University of Gothenburg), Dmitri Uzdensky (University of Colorado Boulder), Jorge Vieira (IST) and Thomas Grismayer (IST), and was presided by Luis… Read more

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