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).
- QED cascade with 10 PW-class lasers, Scientific Reports 7 (2017) p. 15302
- Collimated protons accelerated from an overdense gas jet irradiated by a 1 µm wavelength high-intensity short-pulse laser, Scientific Reports 7 (2017) p. 13505
- Ponderomotive beatwave ion acceleration using twisted light, Physics of Plasmas 24 (2017) p. 103131
- Stable multi-GeV electron accelerator driven by waveform-controlled PW laser pulses, Scientific Reports 7 (2017) p. 10203