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).
- Mitigation of the Hose Instability in Plasma-Wakefield Accelerators, Physical Review Letters 118 (2017) p. 174801
- Observation of Betatron X-Ray Radiation in a Self-Modulated Laser Wakefield Accelerator Driven with Picosecond Laser Pulses, Physical Review Letters 118 (2017) p. 134801
- Seeded QED cascades in counterpropagating laser pulses, Physical Review E 95 (2017) p. 023210
- Formation of collisionless shocks in magnetized plasma interaction with kinetic-scale obstacles, Physics of Plasmas 24 (2017) p. 022901