Press Coverage - 2020

31 August 2020

Czech-Hungarian discussions regarding the ELI ERIC

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

Hungarian, Czech superlaser centers move closer to becoming consortium

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

ELI: Open for Business

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.

Press Coverage - 2019

11 November 2019

Scientific breakthrough in nuclear waste management

An international consortium is working on a transmutator based on laser-generated neutrons as a new solution for nuclear waste management.

20 May 2019

Lithuanian companies create world’s most powerful laser

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.

Press Coverage - 2018

21 March 2018

ELI-ALPS workshop in India

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

ʼBeyond State-of-the-artʼ Szeged Laser Gets Pulsating

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.

Press Coverage - 2017

4 October 2017

First laser systems arrive at ELI-ALPS institute

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

ELI-ALPS, the European attosecond laser facility, inaugurated

On May 23, the Grand Opening Ceremony of the Extreme Light Infrastructure-Attosecond Light Pulse Source (ELI-ALPS) took place in Szeged, Hungary.