Our research interests

The breadth and scope of research in our field is well illustrated in the report of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA Plasma Science: Advancing Knowledge in the National Interest. Our research covers all areas of Plasma Science and Engineering: Low Temperature Plasma Science and Engineering, Basica Plasma Science, The Plasma Science of Magnetic Fusion, Plasma Physics at High Energy Density, Space and Astrophysical Plasmas, with a broad methodological approach ranging from theory and simulations to experiments, from fundamental science to engineering.

The research of the faculty members of the Scientific Area of Plasmas, Lasers and Nuclear Fusion is developed in the Institute of Plasmas and Nuclear Fusion at IST. In the website of IPFN you can learn about the many different projects developed at IST in this field. You can browse through the research interests of our faculty members in the faculty webpage and in the individual webpages of the faculty members. Some of the most recent publications of the faculty members are highlighted below. You can also check the news section to learn about the exciting developments pioneered by the faculty members of the the Scientific Area of Plasmas, Lasers and Nuclear Fusion.