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).
- Petascale PIC simulations of kinetic effects in IFE plasmas, Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 61 (2019) p. 044007
- Bright gamma rays source and nonlinear Breit-Wheeler pairs in the collision of high density particle beams, Phys. Rev. Accel. Beams 22 (2019) p. 023402
- Experimental observation of plasma wakefield growth driven by the seeded self-modulation of a proton bunch, Physical Review Letters 122 (2019) p. 054801
- Experimental observation of proton bunch modulation in a plasma at varying plasma densities, Physical Review Letters 122 (2019) p. 054802