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Lara G. Sousa

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Biographic Notes
Lara Sousa is a researcher at IA. She was awarded a first degree in Physics/Applied Mathematics (Astronomy) by the University of Porto in 2006, a Master degree in Quantum Fields and Fundamental Forces by Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine (London) in 2007, and a PhD by the University of Porto in 2011. She is a member of IA since 2015.

Current research interests focus on Cosmology. In particular, she works on the dynamics and cosmological consequences of topological defect networks, with special focus on the characterization of the observational imprints of cosmic (super)strings. She is currently a member of the LISA mission.

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Lastest publications at IAP. P. Avelino, D. Grüber, L. Sousa, 2022,
Analytical Scaling Solutions for the Evolution of Cosmic Domain Walls in a Parameter-Free Velocity-Dependent One-Scale Model,
Symmetry, 14
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I. Yu. Rybak, L. Sousa, 2021,
CMB anisotropies generated by cosmic string loops,
Physical Review D, 104, 16
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P. P. Avelino, L. Sousa, 2020,
Domain walls and other defects in Eddington-inspired Born-Infeld gravity,
Physical Review D, 102
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L. Sousa, P. P. Avelino, G. S. F. Guedes, 2020,
Full analytical approximation to the stochastic gravitational wave background generated by cosmic string networks,
Physical Review D, 101
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P. Auclair, J. J. Blanco-Pillado, D. G. Figueroa, A. C. Jenkins, M. Lewicki, M. Sakellariadou, S. Sanidas, L. Sousa, D. A. Steer, J. M. Wachter, S. Kuroyanagi, 2020,
Probing the gravitational wave background from cosmic strings with LISA,
Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, 2020
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G. S. F. Guedes, P. P. Avelino, L. Sousa, 2018,
Signature of inflation in the stochastic gravitational wave background generated by cosmic string networks,
Physical Review D, 98, 123505
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Lara G. Sousa
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