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News - 2020

25 February 2020

HAPPY 60th BIRTHDAY, LASER!

The first working laser was demonstrated by Theodore Harold Maiman on May 16, 1960, and now we are celebrating it as the International Day of Light.


20 January 2020

Laser timeline

We introduce the virtual version of our laser timeline located in front of the building complex, showing the major milestones of the development of the laser.



News - 2019

9 December 2019

Serbian Minister visited our facility

On 6th December, Nenad Popović, Serbian Minister of Innovation and Technological Development visited our institute.


12 November 2019

RI2integrate final publication

The RI2integrate project, which focused on the embeddedness of high quality research infrastructures in the Danube Region, came to an end in late September. Our research institute played a significant part in the implementation of the project goals.


11 November 2019

Another successful User Workshop at ELI-ALPS

In the framework of the established series of User Workshops at ELI-ALPS, the seventh event was organized on 7-8 November, 2019. The workshop was designed to share all the news and information about the advancements of our spectacular scientific infrastructure.


6 November 2019

ELI-ALPS plays a key role in a project that aims to facilitate the management of nuclear waste

This Monday, the University of Szeged signed a cooperation agreement with École Polytechnique University and TAE, California. The international project aims to develop a laser technology that makes it easier to dismantle nuclear waste.


15 May 2019

We inaugurated the SYLOS 2A laser system

On 15 May, we held a ceremonial event where we inaugurated the SYLOS 2A laser system. Designed by the Lithuanian companies EKSPLA and Light Conversion and developed in collaboration with ELI-ALPS personnel in two phases, the laser system will provide research opportunities in various fields of scientific and industrial applications.


11 April 2019

Statement of ELI-DC Director General

Statement of ELI-DC Director General Allen Weeks regarding ELI-ALPS research institute.


27 March 2019

Inauguratation of the Construction Industry Award for Excellence Prize in the research institute

On 27 March we ceremonially inaugurated the plaque comemorating the Construction Industry Award for Excellence Prize awarded for the building complex of our research institute.


5 February 2019

Visit of MOL Group CEO and Slovnaft CEO to ELI-ALPS

Accompanied by University of Szeged former Rector Gábor Szabó and Bishop of the Szeged-Csanád Diocese László Kiss-Rigó, MOL Group Chairman and CEO Zsolt Hernádi and Slovnaft Chairman and CEO Oszkár Világi visited our research institute to discuss future cooperation opportunities.


19 January 2019

Physics Works in ELI-ALPS

This year, our research institute also took part in the Physics Works event series organized by the University of Szeged. Besides many exciting programs, the participants had the opportunity to visit ELI-ALPS in the afternoon of 19 January and get to know the work of the researchers here.


9 January 2019

Attosecond Science and Technology Conference to take place in Szeged from 1 to 5 July 2019

The International Committee of the Attosecond Science and Technology Conference is pleased to announce that the 7th International Conference (ATTO2019) will take place in Szeged, Hungary from July 1 to 5 2019.


News - 2018

10 December 2018

Initiator of the ELI project Gérard Mourou recieved his Nobel Prize

Initiator of the ELI project Gérard Mourou, laureate of the Nobel Prize in Physics received his Nobel Prize yesterday in Stockholm from King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden.


15 November 2018

Initiator of the ELI project, Nobel Prize winner physicist Gérard Mourou visits ELI-ALPS in Szeged

We ceremonially inaugurated the new timeline element on the promenade at the entrance of the building complex of the French physicist, Gérard Mourou, Professor at École Polytechnique, who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics this year.


2 October 2018

Father of ELI Wins Nobel Prize for Laser Physics

The scientist who first proposed the Extreme Light Infrastructure (ELI) has won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Physics along with two other scientists.


27 July 2018

President of the National Research, Development and Innovation Office visits ELI-ALPS

This morning, newly appointed President of the National Research, Development and Innovation Office dr. Zoltán Birkner, Deputy State Secretary, Ministry of Innovation and Technology Ádám Szigeti and their colleagues visited the research institute.


18 July 2018

IT-ELLI Workshop in the Reserach Institute

Last week we hosted a training specifically designed for hands-on practice on optical coatings and associated metrology.


5 July 2018

The European Cluster of Advanced Laser Light Sources (EUCALL) Workshop in ELI-ALPS

EUCALL is a network between leading research institutes. Under EUCALL, they work together on their common methodologies and research opportunities, and develop tools to sustain this interaction in the future.


17 June 2018

The HEPTech Symposium opens the research to the business world

For a fifth consecutive year the High-Energy Physics Technology Transfer Network (HEPTech) fostered by CERN, brought together early-stage researchers in high-energy physics and related scientific domains to help them transform their research ideas into marketable innovations.


25 May 2018

Cooperation agreement with the National Laboratory on High Power Laser and Physics, Shanghai signed

A cooperation agreement was signed between ELI-ALPS and National Laboratory on High Power Laser and Physics, Shanghai
Parties will cooperate, among others, in the fields of high-average power and high peak power laser technology, generation and compression of ultrashort pulses and optical precision mechanics.


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