Scope & Topics

Scope

This conference continues a series of plasma physics conferences organized by the European Physical Society (EPS) covering the wide field of plasma physics, from nuclear fusion research to low temperature plasmas, as well as space and astrophysical plasmas. The official conference language is English.

Topics

Magnetic Confinement Fusion Plasma

• Edge and plasma-wall interactions
• Turbulence and transport
• Equilibrium and MHD
• Scenario development and control
• Diagnostics
• Heating and fuelling
• Burning plasma issues

Beam Plasmas & Inertial Fusion

• Inertial confinement and high gain target design
• Hydrodynamics and instabilities
• Ultra-intense laser interaction and fast ignition
• High energy density matter
• Inertial fusion energy drivers and reactors
• Laser and ion beam coupling with plasma
• Laser and plasma based accelerators
• Radiation and particle sources

Low Temperature and Dusty Plasmas

• Discharge modelling
• Plasma kinetics
• Diagnostics (including LIBS)
• Plasma processing and applications
• Basic processes in dusty plasmas
• Strongly coupled plasmas

Basic Plasmas & Space & Astrophysical Plasmas

• Solar, space and astrophysical plasmas
• Laboratory astrophysics
• Fundamental plasma physics
• Waves and turbulence in laboratory plasmas