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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

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Lastest publications at IAF. 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(12), 33
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F. S. N. Lobo, S. V. Sushkov, 2020,
Kinetic gravity braiding wormhole geometries,
Physical Review D, 102, 10
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F. S. N. Lobo, G. J. Olmo, E. Orazi, D. Rubiera-Garcia, B. Rusholme, 2020,
Structure and stability of traversable thin-shell wormholes in Palatini f(R) gravity,
Physical Review D, 102, 10
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F. T. O. Cabral, F. S. N. Lobo, D. Rubiera-Garcia, 2020,
The cosmological principle in theories with torsion: the case of Einstein-Cartan-Dirac-Maxwell gravity,
Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, 10, 11
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F. T. O. Cabral, F. S. N. Lobo, D. Rubiera-Garcia, 2020,
Cosmological bounces, cyclic universes, and effective cosmological constant in Einstein-Cartan-Dirac-Maxwell theory,
Physical Review D, 102, 20
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T. Harko, F. S. N. Lobo, 2020,
Beyond Einstein's General Relativity: Hybrid metric-Palatini gravity and curvature-matter couplings,
International Journal of Modern Physics D, 29, 68
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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