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).

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"Turbulence | Voice of Space" featured in ERC social media

Our scientific communication project “Turbulence | Voice of Space” was recently featured in European Research Council (ERC) social media. In a video created in the context of the ERC Public Engagement with Research Award announcement, Luis OS explains how creating virtual reality (VR) environments from… Read more

Óscar A. awarded best student presentation

Oscar Amaro Fisica 2020
EPP team member Óscar Amaro won a best student presentation award in the 3rd Laser-Plasma Summer School held at Centro de Lásers Pulsados in Salamanca. Óscar presented his work on “Optimal laser focusing for positron production in laser electron scattering”. This is his second distinction this month. Óscar was also awarded… Read more

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