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Creation of the joint laboratory HERACLES3 in the field of intense lasers
01 Apr. 2022 - 06 Jul. 2022

Creation of the joint laboratory HERACLES3 in the field of intense lasers

The Institut Polytechnique de Paris, the CNRS and Thales have signed a partnership agreement relating to the creation of a joint laboratory, HERACLES3, to conduct research and development in the field of intense lasers. Drawing on a rich history of...
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Burning plasma achieved in inertial fusion
01 Feb. 2022

Burning plasma achieved in inertial fusion

A burning plasma has been recently achieved at the National Ignition Facility in the US: a paper in the Figaro magazine on 28/01/2022 could be read here (in french only). On the same subject, listen to the podcast of the 7pm radio news programme of France...
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Cosmos in the lab
08 Dec. 2021

Cosmos in the lab

Listen to the podcast of La Méthode scientifique by Antoine Beauchamp and Nicolas Martin on the France Culture website.
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Understanding cosmic ray generation in the lab
12 Oct. 2021

Understanding cosmic ray generation in the lab

By combining high-power lasers and intense magnetic fields, researchers succeeded for the first time in demonstrating particle acceleration during the interaction of a collisionless shock wave with a magnetized ambient medium. Reference Laboratory...
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APOLLON Research Infrastructure Opening
23 Mar. 2021

APOLLON Research Infrastructure Opening

On Tuesday March 23, 2021, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. took place the “APOLLON OPENING” WEBINAR, bringing together more than 100 participants representing the international community of future users of the Apollon Research infrastructure. During this...
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