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).
- Laser absorption via quantum electrodynamics cascades in counter propagating laser pulses, Physics of Plasmas 23 (2016) p. 056706
- Mitigating the hosing instability in relativistic laser-plasma interactions, New Journal of Physics 18 (2016) p. 053023
- Classical radiation reaction in particle-in-cell simulations, Computer Physics Communications 204 (2016) p. 141-151
- The generation of magnetic fields by the Biermann battery and the interplay with the Weibel instability, Physics of Plasmas 23 (2016) p. 056304