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

Camilla W awarded PhD Poster Prize at EPS 2021

At the closing session of the 47th EPS Plasma Physics Conference (fully virtual), Prof. Richard Dendy announced that Camilla W was one of the winners of the PPCF/EPS/IUPAP PhD poster prizes. She received the award for presenting her project with the title “Target Normal Sheath Acceleration with shaped lasers”. Read more

Interview to Samuel M in MEFT/NFIST initiative

Samuel M, epp/GoLP alumnus now at Microsoft in Seattle, was interviewed by Luis OS for a joint initiative of the MEFT coordination and NFIST, where he shared inspirational thoughts on his path from Tecnico to the world. The video of the interview is available here. Read more

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