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

Luis OS at EPFL Physics Day and SPC

Luis OS delivered a talk at the Swiss Plasma Centre and another talk in the 1st EPFL Physics Day on October 16 in the incredible Rolex Learning Centre at EPFL. The talks presented some the recent developments of our team in plasmas under extreme intensities. Read more

1st Osiris Users and Developers Workshop

Our team had a strong participation at the 1st Osiris Users and Developers Workshop organized at UCLA from Sep 18 and Sep 20 (a joint organisation between UCLA and IST). With over 50 participants it also an excellent opportunity to learn about all the exciting developments in Osiris, also some of the cool physics being explored, and, of course, meet again our alumni… Read more

Latest Publications