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Fernando Buitrago

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I am a FCT Fellow whose main research topic is the understanding of the most massive galaxies at all redshifts. These "monsters" were already formed at very large cosmic distances (> 12 Gyr!), being extremely compact disk-like galaxies and some of them "dead and dead" at this very early stage in the life of the Universe. My aim is to characterise how they transformed to the huge elliptical galaxies we see in the nearby Universe, while at the same time looking for new Physics in this metamorphosis.

Lastest publications at IAM. Hamadouche, A. C. Carnall, R. J. McLure, J. S. Dunlop, D. J. McLeod, F. Cullen, R. Begley, M. Bolzonella, F. Buitrago, M. Castellano, 2022,
A combined VANDELS and LEGA-C study: the evolution of quiescent galaxy size, stellar mass, and age from z = 0.6 to z = 1.3,
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 512, 1262 - 1274
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Euclid Collaboration, A. S. Borlaff, P. Gómez-Alvarez, B. Altieri, P. M. Marcum, R. Vavrek, R. J. Laureijs, R. Kohley, F. Buitrago, J.-C. Cuillandre et al. (including: J. Brinchmann, C. S. Carvalho, A. C. da Silva, I. Tereno), 2022,
Euclid preparation. XVI. Exploring the ultra-low surface brightness Universe with Euclid/VIS,
Astronomy & Astrophysics, 657, 21
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L. Zanisi, F. Shankar, H. Fu, A. Rodriguez-Puebla, V. Avila-Reese, A. Faisst, E. Daddi, L. Boco, A. Lapi, M. Giavalisco et al. (including: F. Buitrago), 2021,
The evolution of compact massive quiescent and star-forming galaxies derived from the Re–Rh and Mstar–Mh relations,
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 505, 4555 - 4570
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E. Merlin, M. Castellano, P. Santini, G. Cipolletta, K. Boutsia, C. Schreiber, F. Buitrago, A. Fontana, D. Elbaz, J. S. Dunlop, 2021,
The ASTRODEEP-GS43 catalogue: New photometry and redshifts for the CANDELS GOODS-South field,
Astronomy & Astrophysics, 649, 14
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B. Garilli, R. J. McLure, L. Pentericci, P. Franzetti, A. Gargiulo, A. C. Carnall, O. Cucciati, A. Iovino, R. Amorin, M. Bolzonella et al. (including: F. Buitrago), 2021,
The VANDELS ESO public spectroscopic survey. Final data release of 2087 spectra and spectroscopic measurements,
Astronomy & Astrophysics, 647, 15
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M. Cirasuolo, A. Fairley, P. Rees, O. A. Gonzalez, W. Taylor, R. Maiolino, J. Afonso, C. J. Evans, H. Flores, S. Lilly et al. (including: M. Abreu, S. Amarantidis, J. Brinchmann, F. Buitrago, A. Cabral, L. S. M. Cardoso, J. Coelho, J. M. Gomes, A. Humphrey, I. Matute, H. Messias, A. Oliveira, P. Papaderos, C. Pappalardo, P. Santos, I. Tereno), 2020,
MOONS: The New Multi-Object Spectrograph for the VLT,
The Messenger, 180, 10 - 17
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Fernando Buitrago
Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade de Coimbra
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia COMPETE 2020 PORTUGAL 2020 União Europeia