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Francisco S. N. Lobo


Biographic Notes
Personal Data:

  • Researcher at the Centro de Astronomia e Astrofísica da Universidade de Lisboa (CAAUL).
  • Previously, a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation, University of Portsmouth.
Ongoing Projects and Grants:
  • Late-time cosmic acceleration: Dark energy and modified gravity, CERN/FP/116398/2010 - (PI: Francisco S.N. Lobo).
  • Cosmology with coupled components, PTDC/FIS/102742/2008 - (PI: José P. Mimoso).
  • The Primordial Universe and dark energy, Programa Pessoa 2010/2011 - Cooperação Portugal/França - (Portuguese Coordinator: José P. Mimoso).
Research Interests:
Averaged cosmologies;
Modified theories of gravity;
Dark energy models;
Brane Cosmology;
Exact Solutions to the Einstein Field Equations;
Lorentzian Wormholes and the Causal Structure of Spacetime;
Energy Conditions and Closed Timelike Curves;
Black Holes and Cosmology;
Analogue models;
Quantum Inequalities and Quantum Field Theory

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Lastest publications at IAB. J. C. B. Barros, F. S. N. Lobo, 2018,
Wormhole geometries supported by three-form fields,
Physical Review D, 98
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L. F. Barrientos, F. S. N. Lobo, S. Mendoza, G. J. Olmo, D. Rubiera-Garcia, 2018,
Metric-affine f(R,T) theories of gravity and their applications,
Physical Review D, 97, 9
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O. Bertolami, C. F. V. Gomes, F. S. N. Lobo, and the Euclid collaboration, 2018,
Gravitational waves in theories with a non-minimal curvature-matter coupling,
European Physical Journal C - Particles and Fields, 2018
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C. Bejarano, F. S. N. Lobo, G. J. Olmo, D. Rubiera-Garcia, 2017,
Palatini wormholes and energy conditions from the prism of general relativity,
The European Physical Journal C, 77, 776
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F. T. O. Cabral, F. S. N. Lobo, 2017,
Electrodynamics and spacetime geometry: Astrophysical applications,
The European Physical Journal Plus, 132, 15
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J. L. Rosa, S. Carloni, J. P. S. Lemos, F. S. N. Lobo, 2017,
Cosmological solutions in generalized hybrid metric-Palatini gravity,
Physical Review D, 95, 14
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Francisco S. N. Lobo
Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
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