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 2019 have been announced!

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And now they come in three flavours! Following our tradition (see the “2014 Natas”, “2015 Natas”, “2016 Natas”, “2017 Natas”, “2018 Natas“), the prizes for the winners of the image, video, and VR of 2019, the “natas” of visualization, were awarded to Kevin Schoeffler (center), Nitin Shukla (right, in the slide, 2nd time winner), and Fabio Cruz (left, 4th… Read more

Luis OS to deliver plenary talk at EPS DPP 2020

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Luis OS will deliver a plenary talk at the 47th European Physical Society Conference on Plasma Physics (EPS2020) in Sitges near Barcelona, Spain, that will be held from June 22 to 26, 2020. The talk will address recent advances in the emerging field of extreme plasma physics. Read more


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