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).
Radiation-dominated injection of positrons generated by the nonlinear Breit-Wheeler process into a plasma channel, now on POP
- Positron acceleration in plasma waves driven by non-neutral fireball beams, Physical Review Accelerators and Beams 26 (2023) p. 091301
- Magnetic frame-dragging correction to the electromagnetic solution of a compact neutron star, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 524 (2023) p. 4116
- High-energy synchrotron flares powered by strongly radiative relativistic magnetic reconnection: 2D and 3D PIC simulations, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 523 (2023) p. 3812–3839
- Proton acceleration with intense twisted laser light, Physical Review Research 5 (2023) p. 023083