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Nuno C. Santos

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Biographic notes
Main research interests include the search for Extrasolar planets using radial-velocity and transit techniques, the study of the statistical properties of extrasolar planets and their host stars, and the use of high resolution stellar spectroscopy for the determination of stellar atmospheric parameters and abundances in solar-type stars. In this context I am the national Co-PI of the ESPRESSO project for a new high resolution ultra-stable spectrograph for the VLT, and board member of the CHEOPS/ESA mission.

Other interests include the study of low mass star formation (in the near-IR), stellar multiplicity in young stars, and the chemical properties of star forming regions.


Lastest publications at IAE. Mena, V. Zh. Adibekyan, P. Figueira, J. I. González Hernández, N. C. Santos, M. Tsantaki, S. G. Sousa, J. P. S. Faria, L. Suárez-Andrés, G. Israelian, 2018,
Chemical Abundances of Neutron-capture Elements in Exoplanet-hosting Stars,
Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 130
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M. Damasso, A. S. Bonomo, N. Astudillo, X. Bonfils, L. Malavolta, A. Sozzetti, E. Lopez, L. Zeng, R. D. Haywood, J. M. Irwin et al. (including: P. Figueira, N. C. Santos), 2018,
Eyes on K2-3: A system of three likely sub-Neptunes characterized with HARPS-N and HARPS,
Astronomy and Astrophysics, 615
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J.-B Delisle, D. Segransan, X. Dumusque, R. F. Diaz, F. Bouchy, C. Lovis, F. Pepe, S. Udry, R. Alonso, W. Benz et al. (including: P. Figueira, N. C. Santos), 2018,
The HARPS search for southern extra-solar planets
XLIII. A compact system of four super-Earth planets orbiting HD 215152
Astronomy and Astrophysics, 614, 9
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L. Suárez-Andrés, G. Israelian, J. I. González Hernández, V. Zh. Adibekyan, E. Delgado Mena, N. C. Santos, S. G. Sousa, 2018,
C/O vs. Mg/Si ratios in solar type stars: The HARPS sample,
Astronomy and Astrophysics, 614
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X. Bonfils, N. Astudillo-Defru, R. F. Díaz, J.-M. Almenara, T. Forveille, F. Bouchy, X. Delfosse, C. Lovis, M. Mayor, F. Murgas et al. (including: N. C. Santos), 2018,
A temperate exo-Earth around a quiet M dwarf at 3.4 parsec,
Astronomy and Astrophysics, 613, 9
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A. Suárez Mascareño, J. I. González Hernández, R. Rebolo López, S. Velasco, I. Toledo, B. Toledo-Padrón, S. Udry, F. Motalebi, D. Ségransan, A. Wyttenbach et al. (including: N. C. Santos, P. Figueira), 2018,
The RoPES project with HARPS and HARPS-N
I. A system of super-Earths orbiting the moderately active K-dwarf HD 176986
Astronomy and Astrophysics, 612, 16
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Nuno C. Santos
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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