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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


Lastest publications at IAC. 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
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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
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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
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F. T. O. Cabral, F. S. N. Lobo, 2017,
Gravitational waves and electrodynamics: new perspectives,
The European Physical Journal C, 77, 237
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I. Leanizbarrutia, F. S. N. Lobo, D. Sáez Gómez, 2017,
Crossing SNe Ia and BAO observational constraints with local ones in hybrid metric-Palatini gravity,
Physical Review D, 95
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N. J. Nunes, P. Martin-Moruno, F. S. N. Lobo, 2017,
A Review on the Cosmology of the de Sitter Horndeski Models,
Universe, 3
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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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