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Attosecond physics: observing electrons with a magnifying glass

The 2023 Nobel Prize in Physics honored experiments capable of producing extremely short flashes of light, of the order of a billionth of a billionth of a second. These attosecond flashes can now be used to "see" the movement of electrons. The Laboratoire d'optique appliquée (Applied Optics Laboratory LOA*) has played a major role in the development of these techniques, and is continuing research in this field today. Focus on this science of the ultrafast and the infinitely small.
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PhD award: Cold plasma improves burn injury repair

Constance Duchesne was awarded a thesis prize by the Direction Générale de l’Armement (France’s defence procurement agency) for her work on cold plasma treatment for the healing and disinfection of skin burns.
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A look back on the first IP Paris "Fête de la science"

On October 8 and 9, 2021, 200 researchers and doctoral students from the Institut Polytechnique de Paris welcomed more than 1,000 middle and high school students, families and visitors to discover science through fun and creative activities.
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Interview with François Mathieu, technical director of the Apollon laser infrastructure

Apollon, one of the most powerful lasers in the world, will be fully available to users next year. This is the final chapter for the project launched in 2009 and led by a team from the Laboratory for the Use of Intense Lasers (LULI). On the occasion of the International Day of Light, François Mathieu, Apollon's Technical Director, casts light on this exceptional installation made in France.
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PLASMAScience

Plasma , considered to be the fourth state of matter , represents more than 99% of the visible universe . Plasma plays an important role in astrophysics and space physics, but today it is also present in our daily lives, used in particular to produce...
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PhD track in Physics

Program PhD track in Physics ECTS Credits 120 (first two years) Language English Orientation Research Location Palaiseau Campus and partner institutions Course duration two years (coursework period), followed by a three-year dissertation phase Course...
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New step in the deployment of research at IP Paris: official launch of 4 EUR

At the end of 2019, 4 Research Graduate School projects were selected as part of the French investment in the future plan demonstrating the excellence of IP Paris' academic project and reinforcing the dynamic cooperation that has been in place since its creation.
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Master 2 Physics of Plasmas and Fusion

Year Master Year 2 Program Physics of Plasmas and Fusion ECTS Credits 60 Language English Orientation Research Location Campus de Palaiseau, Université Paris-Saclay (Orsay), Sorbonne Université (Jussieu), CentraleSupelec Course duration 12 months, full...
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Master Year 2 Large Facilities

Year Master Year 2 Program Large Facilities - Plasmas Lasers Accelerators Tokamaks (GI-PLATO) ECTS Credits 60 Language English Orientation Research Location Palaiseau Campus, Paris-Saclay Campus, Cadarache or Bordeaux or Geneva according to the chosen...
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