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).
- Prospect of Studying Nonperturbative QED with Beam-Beam Collisions, Physical Review Letters 122 (2019) p. 190404
- Are we ready to transfer optical light to gamma-rays?, Physics of Plasmas 26 (2019) p. 053103
- Petascale PIC simulations of kinetic effects in IFE plasmas, Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 61 (2019) p. 044007
- Experimental observation of plasma wakefield growth driven by the seeded self-modulation of a proton bunch, Physical Review Letters 122 (2019) p. 054801