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).
- Shock formation in electron-ion plasmas: mechanism and timing, Astrophysical Journal Letters 803 (2015) p. L26
- Electron trapping and acceleration by the plasma wakefield of a self-modulating proton beam, Physics of Plasmas 21 (2014) p. 123116
- 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