31 August 2020
József Bódis, State Secretary for Higher Education, Innovation and Vocational Training at the Ministry for Innovation and Technology of Hungary, and Václav Velčovský, Deputy Minister for EU and European Structural and Investment Funds at the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic, debated tasks related to the establishment of ELI ERIC on 27th August 2020 in Budapest, Hungary.
18 May 2020
The ELI (extreme light infrastructure) superlaser research center in Szeged (163 km southeast of Budapest) and its sister laboratory in the Czech Republic have passed a milestone to becoming a European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC).
15 January 2020
After a decade of design, construction and commissioning, the European sites housing some of the world’s most powerful ultrafast lasers are making the transition to user facilities driving new science.
11 November 2019
An international consortium is working on a transmutator based on laser-generated neutrons as a new solution for nuclear waste management.
20 May 2019
On May 15, the Lithuanian-made SYLOS laser system, one of the most powerful laser systems in the world, began work at Hungary’s Laser Research Centre.
21 March 2018
Around 30 Indian researchers attended the ELI workshop in New Delhi organised by the National Research, Development and Innovation Office in collaboration with ELI-ALPS and the Embassy of Hungary in New Delhi.
23 February 2018
On the northern outskirts of the city of Szeged, adjacent to the old main road to Budapest, lies the cold, derelict hulk of a former Red Army barracks: five hundred yards to its rear, a gleaming, futuristic steel-glass complex housing some of the world’s latest laser technology dominates the skyline. The symbolic contrast between Hungary’s troubled past and hoped-for future could hardly be starker.
4 October 2017
A mid-infrared laser and a terahertz laser will be among the first operational systems at the Extreme Light Infrastructure Attosecond Light Pulse Source (ELI-ALPS) research institute in Szeged, Hungary, after being delivered in September. The lasers, along with a third, high repitition rate source to be delievered this month, will be available for the first pre-booked research experiments in November.
30 May 2017
On May 23, the Grand Opening Ceremony of the Extreme Light Infrastructure-Attosecond Light Pulse Source (ELI-ALPS) took place in Szeged, Hungary.