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).
- Acceleration of electrons in the plasma wakefield of a proton bunch, Nature 561 (2018) p. 363-367
- All optical dual stage laser wakefield acceleration driven by two-color laser pulses, Scientific Reports 8 (2018) p. 11772
- Optical Control of the Topology of Laser-Plasma Accelerators, Physical Review Letters 121 (2018) p. 054801
- Fully Kinetic Large-scale Simulations of the Collisionless Magnetorotational Instability, The Astrophysical Journal 859 (2018) p. 2