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Polychronis Papaderos

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Biographic notes

  • Habilitation and venia legendi in Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Göttingen (2007)
  • Wiss. Assistent (C1, Assistant Professor), University of Göttingen (2000-2006)
  • PhD in Astrophysics, University of Göttingen (1998)
  • Diploma in Physics, University of Göttingen (1993)

  • Visiting Professor, Uppsala University (11/2008-01/2009)
  • CSIC Fellow, Instituto de Astrofisica de Andalucia (4/2008–9/2009)
  • Guest Researcher at Oskar Klein Centre, Stockholm University (2008/09),
    Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie, Bonn (2007/08),
    University of California, Santa Cruz (2004) and Observatoire de Meudon (1994/95).


Current research interests include:
  • the assembly history of galaxies and their structural components, resolved in space and time
  • extremely metal-poor star-forming galaxies in the nearby universe and at intermediate redshift
  • starburst and AGN activity
  • early-type galaxies


Lastest publications at IAP. Papaderos, I. P. Breda, A. Humphrey, J. M. Gomes, B. Ziegler, C. Pappalardo, 2022,
Inside-out star formation quenching and the need for a revision of bulge-disk decomposition concepts for spiral galaxies,
Astronomy & Astrophysics, 658, 20
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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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B. Ciocan, B. Ziegler, M. Verdugo, P. Papaderos, K. Fogarty, M. Donahue, M. Postman, 2021,
The VLT-MUSE and ALMA view of the MACS 1931.8-2635 brightest cluster galaxy,
Astronomy & Astrophysics, 649, 27
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M. L. Buzzo, B. Ziegler, Philippe Amram, M. Verdugo, C. E. Barbosa, B. Ciocan, P. Papaderos, S. Torres-Flores, C. Mendes de Oliveira, 2021,
Physical and kinematic conditions of the local merging galaxy NGC 1487,
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 1, 106 - 123
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I. P. Breda, P. Papaderos, J. M. Gomes, 2020,
Indications of the invalidity of the exponentiality of the disk within bulges of spiral galaxies,
Astronomy & Astrophysics, 640, 12
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M. Cirasuolo, A. Fairley, P. Rees, O. A. Gonzalez, W. Taylor, R. Maiolino, J. Afonso, C. J. Evans, H. Flores, S. Lilly et al. (including: M. Abreu, S. Amarantidis, J. Brinchmann, F. Buitrago, A. Cabral, L. S. M. Cardoso, J. Coelho, J. M. Gomes, A. Humphrey, I. Matute, H. Messias, A. Oliveira, P. Papaderos, C. Pappalardo, P. Santos, I. Tereno), 2020,
MOONS: The New Multi-Object Spectrograph for the VLT,
The Messenger, 180, 10 - 17
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Polychronis Papaderos
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