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Dear all, please receive the announcement of the next Direct Drive and Fast Ignitor Workshop in Bordeaux in April 2016.

The workshop will be co-organised and supported by our COST Action MP1208. Participants from our WG on “Fast Ignition” and “Shock Ignition” are warmly invited to take part.

Best regards DImitri


Prof. Dimitri BATANI

28 Dec 2015 11:28

Dear Colleagues,


We are pleased to announce that registration and abstract submission for HEDLA 2016 are now open and can be done through the conference website:

The HEDLA 2016 website also provides essential information about the meeting and has been updated with the current list of confirmed invited speakers (which continues to be updated) and student support information.

15 Dec 2015 8:55

The STSM list has been updated with recent visits to esatblish collaboration and knowledge transfer.

The list can be downloaded here.

8 Oct 2015 15:18

Alain Rousset, president of Aquitaine Regional Council, and Daniel Verwaerde, chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission and Energy Alternatives (CEA), inaugurated this Friday, September 18, 2015 the PETAL laser installation at the Megajoule Laser (LMJ), in CEA Cesta center (Aquitaine Scientific and Technical Studies Centre), in the presence of Pierre Dartout, prefect of the Aquitaine region and prefect of the Gironde, Geleznikoff Francis, director of military applications of CEA and Patrick Mora, director of the Laser and Plasma Institute (ILP). On May 29, 2015 PETAL delivered a power of 1.

20 Sep 2015 12:07


Registration is now open for the next CHILI conference, Feb. 2016


Main topics

4 Sep 2015 9:01

The M.Sc. degree programme on Plasma Physics and Applications, at TEI, Crete, is still open for applications.

NB: deadline for applications is Sept.30th, 2015. Programme commences Oct.19th 2015.

See full posting here.

15 Aug 2015 11:18

Dear Colleagues,

29 Jul 2015 9:26



26 Jun 2015 10:54

BPIF Elections 2015

e-mail YOUR BALLOT before 30 MAY 2015 TO:

The Beam Plasma & Inertial Fusion (BPIF) section represents researchers and coordinates activities on physics of Laser-produced Plasmas and Inertial Fusion in Europe. It is a part of Plasma Physics Division (PPD) of European Physical Society (EPS). For activities of the section and its board, please see the site

11 May 2015 11:10

For the second year, the COST Action MP1208 “Developing the physics and the scientific community for Inertial Confinement Fusion” promotes the Prize entitled to the memory of Edouard Fabre, and especially addressed to researchers in full activity, within about 15 years after obtaining their Ph.D. The prize, consisting in a certificate and 1500 €, will be delivered at the next EPS conference on Plasma Physics held in held in Lisbon, Portugal, from 22 to 26 June 2015. 

6 May 2015 13:43