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).
- Self-modulation instability of ultra-relativistic particle bunches with finite rise times, Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 56 (2014) p. 084014
- Collisionless Weibel shocks: Full formation mechanism and timing, Physics of Plasmas 21 (2014) p. 072301
- Modeling of laser wakefield acceleration in Lorentz boosted frame using EM-PIC code with spectral solver, Journal of Computational Physics 266 (2014) p. 124-138
- Enhanced stopping of macro-particles in particle-in-cell simulations, Physics of Plasmas 21 (2014) p. 052703