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).
EPP researchers and IPFN collaborators propose new regime for superradiant emission in Nature Physics paper
- Scaling laws for direct laser acceleration in a radiation-reaction dominated regime, New Journal of Physics 22 (2020) p. 083058
- Effects of collisions on the generation and suppression of temperature anisotropies and the Weibel instability, Physical Review Research 2 (2020) p. 033233
- Experimental study of wakefields driven by a self-modulating proton bunch in plasma, Physical Review Accelerators and Beams 23 (2020) p. 081302
- Interplay between the Weibel instability and the Biermann battery in realistic laser-solid interactions, Physical Review Research 2 (2020) p. 023129