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President of the Portuguese Republic presides IBM Prize award ceremony to Marija V

The IBM Prize was awarded January 16 2019 to Marija V in a ceremony at IST presided by the President of the Portuguese Republic. The official information from the Portuguese Presidency is here. Many congratulations to Marija on the prize and on the inspiring talk! Read more

Marija V receives IBM Prize Jan 16 at IST

Marija V will be awarded the IBM Prize Jan 16 in a ceremony to be presided by the President of the Portuguese Republic at 5pm in Salão Nobre of IST. More information here. Read more


Latest Publications

  • Bright Gamma-Ray Flares Powered by Magnetic Reconnection in QED-strength Magnetic Fields, Astrophysical Journal 870 (2019) p. 49
    Kevin Schoeffler, Thomas Grismayer, Dmitri Uzdensky, Ricardo Fonseca, Luís Silva
  • Pulse compression of white-light continuum generated at 1053 nm in bulk sapphire: an experimental study, Laser Physics Letters 15 (2018) p. 116101
    T Imran, M Hussain, H Pires and C P João
  • Acceleration of electrons in the plasma wakefield of a proton bunch, NATURE 561 (2018) p. 363
    Adli E., Ahuja A., Apsimon O., Apsimon R., Bachmann A. -M., Barrientos D., Batsch F., Bauche J., Berglyd Olsen V. K., Bernardini M., Bohl T., Bracco C., Braunmüller F., Burt G., Buttenschön B., Caldwell A., Cascella M., Chappell J., Chevallay E., Chung M., Cooke D., Damerau H., Deacon L., Deubner L. H., Dexter A., Doebert S., Farmer J., Fedosseev V. N., Fiorito R., Fonseca R. A., Friebel F., Garolfi L., Gessner S., Gorgisyan I., Gorn A. A., Granados E., Grulke O., Gschwendtner E., Hansen J., Helm A., Henderson J. R., Hüther M., Ibison M., Jensen L., Jolly S., Keeble F., Kim S. -Y., Kraus F., Li Y., Liu S., Lopes N., Lotov K. V., Maricalva Brun L., Martyanov M., Mazzoni S., Medina Godoy D., Minakov V. A., Mitchell J., Molendijk J. C., Moody J. T., Moreira M., Muggli P., Öz E., Pasquino C., Pardons A., Peña Asmus F., Pepitone K., Perera A., Petrenko A., Pitman S., Pukhov A., Rey S., Rieger K., Ruhl H., Schmidt J. S., Shalimova I. A., Sherwood P., Silva L. O., Soby L., Sosedkin A. P., Speroni R., Spitsyn R. I., Tuev P. V., Turner M., Velotti F., Verra L., Verzilov V. A., Vieira J., Welsch C. P., Williamson B., Wing M., Woolley B., Xia G.
  • Acceleration of electrons in the plasma wakefield of a proton bunch, Nature 561 (2018) p. 363-367
    E. Adli et al.