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 elected Corresponding Member of the Academy of Sciences of Lisbon

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On December 5 2019, Luis OS was elected corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences of Lisbon. Founded in 1779, the Academy of Sciences of Lisbon, comprises two classes (Sciences and Letters), each with seven sections, with up to 5 members and 10 corresponding members per class. Luis OS was elected in the section of Physics. Read more

Happy Holidays!

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Happy holidays to all our researchers, professionals, families, alumni, and friends, and a Happy 2020 with lots of personal and professional successes and great science! (and don´t forget to check the GoLP VR Lab with your new Oculus!) Read more


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