Scope, Topics, Language


This conference continues the series of European Physical Society (EPS) conferences on Plasma Physics, encompassing the fields of fusion research, magnetic confinement fusion, beam plasmas, laser-plasma interaction and inertial confinement fusion, dusty and low temperature plasmas, as well as space and astrophysical plasmas and basic plasmas.


•    Magnetic Confinement Fusion
o    Edge and plasma-wall interactions
o    Turbulence and transport
o    Equilibrium and MHD
o    Operational limits and plasma control
o    Diagnostics
o    Heating and fuelling
o    Concept development and engineering

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

•    Low Temperature Plasmas
o    Theory and numerical simulations
o    Liquid and crystalline complex (dusty) plasmas
o    Nucleation and growth
o    Waves
o    Diagnostics
o    Plasma Processing and application

•    Basic Plasmas & Space & Astrophysical Plasmas
o    Solar, space and astrophysical plasmas
o    Laboratory astrophysics
o    Fundamental plasma physics
o    Waves and turbulence in laboratory plasmas


The official conference language is English