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).
- Stable multi-GeV electron accelerator driven by waveform-controlled PW laser pulses, Scientific Reports 7 (2017) p. 10203
- Monoenergetic ion beam acceleration from transversely confined near-critical plasmas by intense laser pulses, Physics of Plasmas 24 (2017) p. 093108
- Horizon 2020 EuPRAXIA design study, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 874 (2017) p. 012029
- Generation of quasi-monoenergetic heavy ion beams via staged shock wave acceleration driven by intense laser pulses in near-critical plasmas, New Journal of Physics 18 (2016) p. 093029