LaPlas Director

LaPlas Director

1, 2, 3 Luca Volpe 

1 Director of the CLPU Laser-Plasma Chair at the University of Salamanca

2 Centro de Láseres Pulsados

3 Instituto de Física Fundamental y Matemáticas de la USAL

 

STATUS

    • Director of the CLPU Laser-Plasma Chair at the University of Salamanca (USAL)
    • Responsible for the Scientific research and Diagnostic-development program at CLPU
    • Member of the Panel for User Access at the VEGA system in CLPU
    • Chairman of the BP&IF Board section of the European Physical Society
    • Member of the Euro Fusion Scientific Panel for Inertial Confinement Fusion Section
    • Co-Chair of the Access panel of Laserlab-Europe V
    • Member of the Institute of Fundamental Physics and Mathematics at the University of Salamanca

FIELD OF RESEARCH

    • Extreme intensity, ultra-short laser-matter interaction
    • High-energy Physics
    • Laser-driven particle and radiation sources
    • Advanced HRR diagnostics
    • Ions probing matter and plasmas
    • Laser-Plasma numerical methods (PIC, Kinetic scheme and Monte Carlo Codes)
    • Laser-driven shocks and highly compressed materials
    • Fast ignition scheme to inertial confinement approach to fusion

PUBLICATIONS

Author of about 70 publications in peer-reviewed journals.

Data:

    • Citations: 600
    • h-index: 15
    • i-10 index: 19
    • Quartile distribution: Q1 (45%), Q2 (35%), Q3 (20%)

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