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 member Thomas G to co-organize next Les Houches school

Les Houches 2021
The next edition of the Les Houches plasma physics school will be co-organized by EPP researcher Thomas G and Mickael Grech (LULI, France). This school, held every two years at Les Houches, in the beautiful Chamonix Valley in the french Alps, gathers a group of renowned lecturers in plasma physics. Space, astrophysical as well… Read more

GoLP hosts mini-workshop on topological light-matter states

Our team will host a mini-workshop on topological light-matter states in collaboration with CFTP and IT including presentations from Konstantin Bliokh (Riken, Japan), Jorge Vieira, Igor Ivanov (CFTP) and Mario Silveirinha (IT). The mini-workshop has the goal of exploring potential relationships between fundamental advances… Read more


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