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

GoLP and epp team alumnus awarded prestigious DOE Early Career Research Grant

Frederico Fiuza, GoLP and epp team alumnus, and now staff scientist and leader of the theory group at the SLAC’s High Energy Density Science division has been awarded a prestigious DOE Early Career Research Grant to develop work at SLAC. The work will focus on particle acceleration in plasmas. More information here. Read more

2017 Summer Lunch Meeting

Another GoLP summer lunch meeting was held July 26, 2017 were all GoLP members had the chance to interact in the informal atmosphere of Mesa do Bairro over a selection of typical portuguese petiscos and great science discussions. Read more

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