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 members's Quasiparticle Light Source Concept Highlighted in BBC Science Focus

The recent paper lead by epp team members Bernardo M, Miguel P, Ricardo F, and Jorge V, recently published online in Nature Photonics (link here), on a novel quasiparticle light source concept, was also featured as a main news story in the November issue of the journal BBC science focus. BBC science focus is a British printed science and technology journal. Besides the printed… Read more

Frederico Fiúza formally inducted as APS fellow at APS 2023, Denver (Colorado)

During the 65th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics, held on 30th of October to the 3rd of November, 2023 in Denver, CO, Frederico F was formally inducted as a Fellow of the American Physical Society in recognition of his contributions in plasma physics. His citation reads: “For leadership and fundamental contributions to the plasma physics of energetic particle generation… Read more

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