Welcome to the website of the extreme plasma physics team, the theory and simulation team of the Group for Lasers and Plasmas of the Instituto de Plasmas e Fusão Nuclear at Instituto Superior Técnico.
Our team is funded by the European Research Council through the Advanced Grant "Accelerates" (ERC-AdG2010 no. 267841) and the Advanced Grant “InPairs” (ERC-AdG2015).
- Plasma Wakes Driven by Photon Bursts via Compton Scattering, Physical Review Letters 125 (2020) p. 265001
- Synchrotron radiation from ultrahigh-intensity laser-plasma interactions and competition with Bremsstrahlung in thin foil targets, Physical Review Research 2 (2020) p. 043341
- Filling the Magnetospheres of Weak Pulsars, The Astrophysical Journal 889 (2020) p. 69
- High-energy radiation and pair production by Coulomb processes in particle-in-cell simulations, Physics of Plasmas 26 (2019) p. 103109