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

CERN Accelerator School in Sesimbra 2019: applications are open

The next CERN Accelerator School will be co-organized by GoLP from 11 to 22 March 2019, in Sesimbra, Portugal. The school will be devoted to High Gradient Wakefield Accelerators and it will bring to Portugal top specialists in plasma based accelerators. Students are welcomed to apply. More information here. Read more

Marija V awarded the IBM Prize 2017

Marija V has been awarded the IBM Prize 2017. This is one of the most prestigious and longest running science prizes in Portugal (this year is the 28th edition) and recognises contributions in computational science and computer science. Previous awardees include epp and GoLP members Luis OS and Samuel Martins. Marija is developing work on computational methods to describe the interactions of light at… Read more

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