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

PhD defense Linnea Hesslow is planning to defend her PhD thesis on 4 September. Faculty opponent will be Xianzhu Tang from Los Alamos National Laboratory. Members of the evaluation committee will be Matsuyama Akinobu, Jack Connor and Svetlana Ratynskaia.

Licentiate seminar Andréas Sundström plans to give his Licentiate seminar on 11 September 15:30. Discussion leader will be Dr Frederico Fiuza, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, USA.

Invited talk at the Varenna-Lausanne International Workshop "Theory of Fusion Plasmas" Tünde will present an invited talk with the title "Modelling of electron runaway in tokamak disruptions in the presence of massive material injection", 12-16 October 2020.

Invited talk at the AAPPS-DPP2020 conference Istvan Pusztai has been invited to give a presentation with the title "Dynamo in weakly collisional non-magnetized plasmas impeded by Landau damping of magnetic fields" at the Asia Pacific Conference on Plasma Physics 26-31 October 2020.

Invited talk at ITER International School Tünde will give an invited lecture with the title "Modelling runaway electrons" at the ITER International School on “The Impact and Consequences of Energetic Particles on Fusion Plasmas” (<>), 16-20 November.

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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