Le Laboratoire d'Optique Appliquée (LOA) is an UMR (Unité Mixte de Recherches) ENSTA-Paris Tech - CNRS - École Polytechnique. Its research activity covers a broad spectrum of science in the field of ultrafast lasers and their applications: development of intense laser sources, laser-matter interaction and plasma physics, production of compact sources of energetic radiations and particles, multidisciplinary applications of these sources. Read more

January 22th, 2015 - An ERC grant Proof of Concept (POC) has been awarded to LOA (V. Malka) on the development of innovative technologies for cancer detection at an early stage. The project includes the scientific developments of several LOA researchers like K. Ta Phuoc, C. Thaury and S. Corde. The most advanced electron beams produced by laser plasma accelerators will be used to radiate a bright, tunable X ray beam to significantly improve the... read more | Read more news

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