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 team at EACC 2017

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Our team members Jorge V and Thales S attended the 3rd European Advanced Accelerator Concepts Workshop 2017 in Elba, Italy, La Biodola, Isola d’Elba, Italy, delivering talks and presenting posters. This was also an opportunity to follow up on collaborations, committee meetings, and meet old friends and GoLP alumni. In the picture, Timon M (now at DESY), Joana LM (now at Chalmers), Thales S and… Read more

ExHILP 2017: ultra high field science at IST

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From September 5 to September 8, some of the top experts on Extremely High-Intensity Laser Physics convened at IST for the ExHILP 2017 with more than 110 participants, 58 talks and 42 posters in a conference with lots of exciting progresses, engaging speakers, including a flash presentation of the posters and a lively poster session. The next ExHILP is already scheduled for 2019 in South… Read more


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