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).
- Fully kinetic Biermann battery and associated generation of pressure anisotropy, Physical Review E 97 (2018) p. 033204
- Laser dynamics in transversely inhomogeneous plasma and its relevance to wakefield acceleration, Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 60 (2018) p. 054001
- Electron acceleration by wave turbulence in a magnetized plasma, Nature Physics 378 (2018)
- Ion acceleration in electrostatic collisionless shock: on the optimal density profile for quasi-monoenergetic beams, Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 60 (2018) p. 035010