Phone: +46 31 7723180


Dept of Physics
Chalmers University of Technology
SE-412 96 Göteborg

Welcome to the website of the plasma theory research group at Chalmers University of Technology. We belong to the Division of Subatomic and plasma physics of the Department of Physics.

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Group picture taken 31 Aug after the promotion lecture of Fulvio Militello.


We seek a postdoctoral associate to join the PLIONA project. More details can be found here.

Outgoing research visits and conference participation

George Wilkie will visit JET for on-site participation in analysis and modelling tasks 13-18 November.

Tünde will attend the European Fusion Physics Workshop 27-29 November, Dubrovnik, to give an invited talk on runaway electrons in disruptions.

George Wilkie will visit Asdex-U in connection with the Medium Sized Tokamak programme 11-15 December.

Julien Ferri and Longqing Yi plan to attend and have oral presentations at the 5th Conference on High Intensity Laser and Attosecond science in Israel (CHILI2017), 11-13 December in Tel-Aviv, Israel.


Laurent Gremillet from CEA is visiting us 13-24 November. He gave a talk with the title The physics of collisionless shocks in laser-driven plasma interactions

Alessandro Geraldini from Oxford University will visit us 5 December.

Sergey Komarov from the Russian Space Research Institute will visit us 6-8 December

Elisabetta Boella from KU Leuven will visit us 15-17 January.

New people

Illia Thiele joined us as a postdoc on the PLIONA project from 30 October.

Andréas Sundström joined us as a MSc thesis student to work on electrostatic shocks with István from 31 October.

Lucas Unnerfelt and Pontus Svensson joined us as student research assistants to work on synthetic synchrotron diagnostics with Mathias and Ola from 30 October.

How to find us

The group's offices are on the top (3rd) floor of the Soliden part of the physics building. The address is Fysikgården 1. This map shows various routes to find the place.