News - 2022

7 May 2022

The First ELI Joint User Call Set to Launch in May

The top scientific body at ELI ERIC has given the green light to begin officially receiving user proposals.

22 March 2022

Towards Joint Operations: Achievement of Operating Agreements and Approval of Procurement Policy

Joint operations are ramping up with the Operating Agreements between ELI ERIC and the ELI ERIC Facilities (ELI ALPS and ELI Beamlines) going into effect and plans for the first ELI ERIC User Call moving forward. Additionally, the ELI ERIC Procurement Policy and Procurement Rules were approved.

8 February 2022

Ferenc Krausz has won the 2022 Wolf Prize in Physics

The Hungarian-born physicist Ferenc Krausz, now living in Germany, has won the 2022 Wolf Prize in Physics for his ground-breaking research in the field of ultrashort pulse lasers and attophysics.

7 February 2022

ELI ERIC is hiring a Director of Science

The ELI ERIC is offering an exceptional opportunity for a world-leading, innovative and recognised scientist to take up the role of Director of Science (DoS).

9 February 2022

Chair of ESFRI visits ELI ALPS

Dr. Jana Kolar, Chair of the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures (ESFRI) and Prof. Andrew Harrison, Director of Diamond Light Source paid a visit to ELI ALPS on 8 February 2022.

28 January 2022

One step closer to solve an issue of nuclear energy

An agreement of professional cooperation was concluded amongst the University of Szeged, École Polytechnique from Paris and California-based Tri Alpha Energy (TAE) Corporation. The aim of the international project is to develop a laser technology that facilitates the waste management of nuclear plants. Researchers reached a milestone at ELI ALPS.

18 January 2022

ELI facilities join forces for a new electron acceleration experiment

In the framework of IMPULSE WP3 (Ramping–up Towards Excellent Steady-State Operations), the ELI Beamlines team in Dolní Břežany was joined by colleagues from ELI ALPS initiating a long-term research collaboration.

11 January 2022

Inauguration of the first facility of Science Park Szeged – the event was hosted by ELI ALPS

The Incubator House of the University of Szeged, the first facility of the Science Park located next to ELI ALPS, was officially opened on 11 January 2022.

7 January 2022

ELI ALPS’ engineer Gábor Krizsán wins EDGE Challenge Cup Award

The EDGE Challenge Cup Awards are handed out each year at the EPLM Trends Conference, organized on the theme of digital industrial manufacturing. This year the event focused on the needs of the unique fields of industry.

News - 2021

22 December 2021

ELI ALPS wins Excellent Research Infrastructure Award

On 16 December 2021, Excellent Research Infrastructure Awards were bestowed on Hungary’s TOP 50 research facilities with exceptional scientific achievements, including ELI ALPS.

7 December 2021

ELI ALPS’ physicist Dr. Zsuzsanna Pápa wins Junior Prima Award

This year is the 15th time the Junior Prima Awards have been handed out in the “Hungarian Science” category. The award is granted to young scientists under the age of 33 who significantly contribute to the development of Hungarian science with their outstanding scientific work and international results.

1 December 2021

User Call 2021 is now open

We are happy to announce the opening of the ELI ALPS User Call 2021.

13 November 2021

We have opened the Focus - Interactive Visitor Space

We have ceremoniously opened the Focus – Interactive Visitor Space on the 13th of November!

8 November 2021

8th ELI ALPS User Workshop

The Extreme Light Infrastructure – Attosecond Light Pulse Source (ELI ALPS) is organizing its eighth Users Workshop on 8 and 9 November 2021, in Szeged, Hungary. The event will be held in the building of ELI ALPS in Szeged.

News - 2019

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.