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Team Quantumplasma

The research focuses on the investigation of the interplay between strong-field QED effects and the collective plasma dynamics in extremely intense laser-matter interaction. In particular, quantum radiation reaction effects beyond the locally constant field approximation, the generation of intense collimated gamma-ray flashes, the generation of dense high-energy spin-polarized particle beams, QED cascades with the transformation of electromagnetic energy into matter, laboratory astrophysics in extreme conditions and the development of efficient quantum-plasma codes.


  • Matteo Tamburini (Team leader)
  • Michael Quin (PhD student)
  • Archana Sampath (PhD student)
  • Maitreyi Sangal (PhD student)