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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 IAM. Kord Zangeneh, F. S. N. Lobo, 2021,
Dynamic wormhole geometries in hybrid metric-Palatini gravity,
The European Physical Journal C, 81
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I. Ayuso, F. S. N. Lobo, J. P. Mimoso, 2021,
Wormhole geometries induced by action-dependent Lagrangian theories,
Physical Review D, 103, 11
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J. L. Rosa, D. A. D. Ferreira, D. Bazeia, F. S. N. Lobo, 2021,
Thick brane structures in generalized hybrid metric-Palatini gravity,
The European Physical Journal C, 81
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F. T. O. Cabral, F. S. N. Lobo, D. Rubiera-Garcia, 2020,
Fundamental Symmetries and Spacetime Geometries in Gauge Theories of Gravity—Prospects for Unified Field Theories,
Universe, 6, 238
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F. S. N. Lobo, G. J. Olmo, E. Orazi, D. Rubiera-Garcia, A. Rustam, 2020,
Structure and stability of traversable thin-shell wormholes in Palatini f(R) gravity,
Physical Review D, 102
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R. Korolev, F. S. N. Lobo, S. V. Sushkov, 2020,
Kinetic gravity braiding wormhole geometries,
Physical Review D, 102
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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 COMPETE 2020 PORTUGAL 2020 União Europeia