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).
- Implementation of a hybrid particle code with a PIC description in r-z and a gridless description in φ into OSIRIS, Journal of Computational Physics 281 (2014) p. 1063-1077
- An exploration of the effectiveness of artificial mini-magnetospheres as a potential solar storm shelter for long term human space missions, Acta Astronautica 105 (2014) p. 385-394
- Demonstration of laser pulse amplification by stimulated Brillouin scattering, High Power Laser Science and Engineering 2 (2014) p. e33
- All-Optical Radiation Reaction at 10^21 W/cm^2, Physical Review Letters 113 (2014) p. 134801