Plasma theory

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

Upcoming events

Presentations at the 47th EPS Conference on Plasma Physics, 21-25 June (Virtual) Istvan Pusztai will give an oral presentation with the title: "Kinetic dynamo in non-magnetized plasmas impeded by magnetic Landau damping". Mathias Hoppe will present: "DREAM: a fluid-kinetic framework for tokamak disruption runaway electron simulations". Andréas Sundström will present: "Effects of Coulomb collisions on electron heating and subsequent electrostatic shocks in thin foils driven by an ultraintense short-pulse laser". Members of our group are co-authors on the following contributions: "Runaway electron modelling in the EU-IM framework", "Analysis of the synchrotron radiation images of runaway electron beams in JET: island-like patterns and partial collapse of runaway electron beam", "Analysis of RE beams in COMPASS and JET using betatron equilibrium and radiation diagnostics", "Runaway electron distribution reconstruction using multispectral synchrotron imaging at TCV", Attosecond betatron radiation pulse train" and "Sub-cycle pulse generation in laser-plasma interaction: from relativistic mirrors to laser wakefield driven amplification".

Per Helander from Max-Planck Institute for Plasma Physics, Greifswald will visit between June 21st — July 2nd.

Invited talk at the IAEA-PPPL Workshop on Disruptions Oskar Vallhagen is invited to give a talk at 2021 IAEA-PPPL Workshop on Disruptions, 19-23 July.

Contact details

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

Email: tunde at

Phone: +46 31 772380

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.

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