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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 IAH. M. R. da Silva, T. Harko, F. S. N. Lobo, J. L. Rosa, 2021,
Cosmic strings in generalized hybrid metric-Palatini gravity,
Physical Review D, 104
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F. T. O. Cabral, F. S. N. Lobo, D. Rubiera-Garcia, 2021,
Imprints from a Riemann–Cartan space-time on the energy levels of Dirac spinors,
Classical and Quantum Gravity, 38, 20
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J. L. Rosa, F. S. N. Lobo, D. Rubiera-Garcia, 2021,
Sudden singularities in generalized hybrid metric-Palatini cosmologies,
Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, 7, 20
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T. Harko, F. S. N. Lobo, E. N. Saridakis, 2021,
Gravitationally Induced Particle Production through a Nonminimal Torsion-Matter Coupling,
Universe, 7, 24
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F. S. N. Lobo, M. Rodrigues, M. Silva, A. Simpson, M. Visser, 2021,
Novel black-bounce spacetimes: Wormholes, regularity, energy conditions, and causal structure,
Physical Review D, 103, 26
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B. J. Barros, Zahra Haghani, T. Harko, F. S. N. Lobo, 2021,
Static spherically symmetric three-form stars,
The European Physical Journal C, 81
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Francisco S. N. Lobo
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