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).
- Optimizing laser-driven proton acceleration from overdense targets, Scientific Reports 6 (2016) p. 29402
- Quantum radiation reaction in head-on laser-electron beam interaction, New Journal of Physics 18 (2016) p. 073035
- A compact tunable polarized X-ray source based on laser-plasma helical undulators, Scientific Reports 6 (2016) p. 29101
- Laser absorption via quantum electrodynamics cascades in counter propagating laser pulses, Physics of Plasmas 23 (2016) p. 056706