Extreme Light Infrastructure – Nuclear Physics (ELI-NP) European Research Centre

EPJ Web of Conferences. 2014;66:11043 DOI 10.1051/epjconf/20146611043


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Journal Title: EPJ Web of Conferences

ISSN: 2100-014X (Online)

Publisher: EDP Sciences

LCC Subject Category: Science: Physics

Country of publisher: France

Language of fulltext: English

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Zamfir N.V. (ELI-NP, ”Horia Hulubei” National Institute of Physics and Nuclear Engineering, Bucharest)


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Abstract | Full Text

Extreme Light Infrastructure (ELI) is one of the 48 infrastructures of the European Strategic Forum for Research Infrastructure (ESFRI) roadmap and represents a major step forward in quest for producing extreme electromagnetic fields. Extreme Light Infrastructure – Nuclear Physics (ELI-NP) is one of the three pillars of the ELI initiative, which aims to use extreme electromagnetic fields for nuclear physics research. A high power laser system and a very brilliant gamma beam are the two main research equipment at the core of ELI-NP. Their targeted operational parameters are described. The related experimental areas are also presented, together with the main directions of the proposed scientific programme.