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José Afonso
Researcher

Email
jafonso@iastro.pt

Biographic notes
Observational studies on galaxy formation and evolution from the highest redshifts. The research makes use of some of the deepest astronomical surveys available to try to understand the evolution of the star-formation and Active Galactic Nuclei phenomena in galaxies, along with the formation of (proto-)clusters and large scale structure. A particular emphasis exists on the development of the next generation of radio surveys (e.g., The Evolutionary Map of the Universe - EMU, that will use the upcoming ASKAP telescope and the Westerbrok Observations of the Deep Apertif Northern Sky - WODAN, that will use the future Apertif instrument on the Westerbrok radio telescope.

Publications
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Lastest publications at IAI. Heywood, M. Jarvis, C. L. Hale, I. H. Whittam, H. L. Bester, B. Hugo, J. S. Kenyon, M. Prescott, O. M. Smirnov, C. Tasse et al. (including: J. Afonso), 2022,
MIGHTEE: total intensity radio continuum imaging and the COSMOS/XMM-LSS Early Science fields,
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 509, 2150 - 2168
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H. Messias, E. Hatziminaoglou, P. Hibon, T. Mroczkowski, I. Matute, M. Lacy, B. Mason, S. Martín, J. Afonso, E. Fomalont et al. (including: S. Amarantidis), 2021,
An ACA 1 mm survey of HzRGs in the ELAIS-S1: survey description and first results,
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 508, 5259 - 5278
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R. Carvajal, I. Matute, J. Afonso, S. Amarantidis, D. D. Barbosa, P. A. C. Cunha, A. Humphrey, 2021,
Exploring New Redshift Indicators for Radio-Powerful AGN,
Galaxies, 9, 86
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G. Drouart, N. Seymour, J. W. Broderick, J. Afonso, R. Chhetri, C. de Breuck, B. H. C. Emonts, T. J. Galvin, M. D. Lehnert, J. Morgan, 2021,
The nature and likely redshift of GLEAM J0917–0012,
Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia, 38
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C. Pappalardo, L. S. M. Cardoso, P. Papaderos, J. Afonso, I. P. Breda, A. Humphrey, T. C. Scott, S. Amarantidis, I. Matute, R. Carvajal et al. (including: S. Lorenzoni, P. Lagos), 2021,
Self-consistent population spectral synthesis with FADO. II. Star formation history of galaxies in spectral synthesis methods,
Astronomy & Astrophysics, 651, 19
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D. Burgarella, A. J. Bunker, R. J. Bouwens, L. Pagani, J. Afonso, H. Atek, M. Audard, S. Cabrit, K. Caputi, L. Ciesla et al. (including: D. Sobral), 2021,
Space Project for Astrophysical and Cosmological Exploration (SPACE), an ESA stand-alone mission and a possible contribution to the Origins Space Telescope,
Experimental Astronomy, 51, 625 - 660
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José Afonso
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