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).
- Formation of collisionless shocks in magnetized plasma interaction with kinetic-scale obstacles, Physics of Plasmas 24 (2017) p. 022901
- High Orbital Angular Momentum Harmonic Generation, Physical Review Letters 117 (2016) p. 265001
- Electron–positron cascades in multiple-laser optical traps, Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 59 (2017) p. 014040
- 3D PIC Simulations of Collisionless Shocks at Lunar Magnetic Anomalies and Their Role in Forming Lunar Swirls, The Astrophysical Journal 830 (2016) p. 146