27 Travel Bursaries for ELI Summer School Awarded

EUCALL has awared Young Researcher Travel Bursaries to 27 outstanding young scientists to attend the ELI Summer School 2017 in the Carpathian Mountains in Romania. This year EUCALL received 45 applications for Travel Bursaries to this event, a dramatic increase in the 18 applications received for the same Summer School in 2016.

The received applicants came from 18 countries, including Hungary, Spain, Poland, UK, India, Egypt, China and Israel. The successful applicants will receive bursaries of up to 500€ to cover registration and travel costs to the ELI Summer School, which has the following topics:

  • High-power ultrafast lasers
    • Generation and amplification of ultra-short laser pulses
    •  High Average Power (HAP) DPSSL technology
    • High Energy (HE) DPSSL technology and applications
  • High-power ultrafast lasers
  • Generation of bright coherent and incoherent X-ray pulses using short pulse lasers
  • Free electron lasers from IR to x-rays
  • Ultrafast imaging techniques with short x-ray pulses
  • Function and applications of short x-ray pulses (including synchronizations)
  • Particle acceleration by lasers and applications: proton therapy
  • Physics of dense plasmas and warm dense matter, laboratory astrophysics
  • Ultra-intense laser matter interaction
  • Nuclear physics with high-intensity lasers
  • Femtoscience: applications in biology, chemistry and solid-state physics
  • Generation of Attosecond pulses: Attoscience photonics


EUCALL will also provide Young Researcher Travel Bursaries to the following events in 2017/2018: