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Pedro Figueira
Researcher

Investigador Auxiliar,
Investigador FCT, Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
IF/01037/2013/CP1191/CT0001

Phone
+351 226 089 855

Email
Pedro.Figueira@astro.up.pt
Personal webpage
http://www.astro.up.pt/~pfigueira

Office
205

Phone extension
225

Biographic notes
My research revolves around the detection of extrasolar planets using radial-velocity technique, the most efficient planetary detection method. I specialized in near-IR radial velocities and precision issues, and I work mostly on the development of pipelines for state-of-the-art and forthcoming spectrographs; yet my research interests span a wide range of sub-topics (from statistical methods to modelling).
Publications
ADS
Lastest CAUP publications
M. Lopez-Morales, R. D. Haywood, Jeffrey L. Coughlin, L. Zeng, L. A. Buchhave, Helen A. C. Giles, L. Affer, A. S. Bonomo, D. Charbonneau, A. C. Cameron, R. Cosentino, C. D. Dressing, X. Dumusque, P. Figueira, A. F. M. Fiorenzano, A. Harutyunyan, J. Johnson, D. W. Latham, E. Lopez, C. Lovis, L. Malavolta, M. Mayor, G. Micela, E. Molinari, A. Mortier, F. Motalebi, V. Nascimbeni, F. Pepe, D. F. Phillips, G. Piotto, D. Pollacco, D. Queloz, K. Rice, D. Sasselov, D. Segransan, A. Sozzetti, S. Udry, A. Vanderburg, C. A. Watson, 2016,
Kepler-21b: A rocky planet around a V = 8.25 magnitude star,
The Astronomical Journal, 152
L. A. Buchhave, C. D. Dressing, X. Dumusque, K. Rice, A. Vanderburg, A. Mortier, M. Lopez-Morales, E. Lopez, M. Lundkvist, H. Kjeldsen, L. Affer, A. S. Bonomo, D. Charbonneau, A. C. Cameron, R. Cosentino, P. Figueira, A. F. M. Fiorenzano, A. Harutyunyan, R. D. Haywood, J. Johnson, D. W. Latham, C. Lovis, L. Malavolta, M. Mayor, G. Micela, E. Molinari, F. Motalebi, V. Nascimbeni, F. Pepe, D. F. Phillips, G. Piotto, D. Pollacco, D. Queloz, D. Sasselov, D. Segransan, A. Sozzetti, S. Udry, C. A. Watson, 2016,
A 1.9 Earth radius rocky planet and the discovery of a non-transiting planet in the Kepler-20 system,
The Astronomical Journal, 152
A Marconi, P. Di Marcantonio, V. D'Odorico, S. Cristiani, R. Maiolino, E. Oliva, L. Origlia, M. Riva, L. Valenziano, F. M. Zerbi, M. Abreu, V. Zh. Adibekyan, C. A. Prieto, P. J. Amado, W. Benz, I. Boisse, X. Bonfils, F. Bouchy, L. A. Buchhave, D. Buscher, A. Cabral, B. L. Canto Martins, A. Chiavassa, J. Coelho, L. Christensen, E. Delgado Mena, J. R. de Medeiros, I. Di Varano, P. Figueira, M. Fisher, J. P. U. Fynbo, A. Glasse, M. Haehnelt, C. Haniff, C. J. Hansen, A. Hatzes, P. Huke, A. J. Korn, I.C. Leão, J. Liske, C. Lovis, T. Yu. Magakian, P. Maslowski, I. Matute, R. A. McCracken, C. J. A. P. Martins, M. J. P. F. G. Monteiro, S. Morris, T. Morris, H. Nicklas, A. Niedzielski, N. J. Nunes, E. Palle, P. Parr-Burman, V. C. Parro, I. Parry, F. Pepe, N. E. Piskunov, D. Queloz, A. Quirrenbach, R. Rebolo López, A. Reiners, D. T. Reid, N. C. Santos, W. Seifert, S. G. Sousa, H. C. Stempels, K. Strassmeier, X. Sun, S. Udry, L. Vanzi, M. Vestergaard, M. Weber, E. Zackrisson, 2016,
EELT-HIRES the high-resolution spectrograph for the E-ELT,
Acta Astronautica
P. Figueira, S. Neves, F. A. L. Pires, P. J. T. Pereira, J. Retrê, R. S. S. C. Reis, P. D. M. Mondim, 2016,
Astro Homus: Revealing the Astronomers behind the Science,
Communicating Astronomy with the Public
L. A. Buchhave, C. D. Dressing, X. Dumusque, K. Rice, A. Vanderburg, A. Mortier, M. Lopez-Morales, E. Lopez, M. Lundkvist, H. Kjeldsen, L. Affer, A. S. Bonomo, D. Charbonneau, A. C. Cameron, R. Cosentino, P. Figueira, A. F. M. Fiorenzano, A. Harutyunyan, R. D. Haywood, J. A. Johnson, D. W. Latham, C. Lovis, L. Malavolta, M. Mayor, G. Micela, E. Molinari, F. Motalebi, V. Nascimbeni, F. Pepe, D. F. Phillips, G. Piotto, D. Pollacco, D. Queloz, D. Sasselov, D. Segransan, A. Sozzetti, S. Udry, C. A. Watson, 2016,
A 1.9 Earth Radius Rocky Planet and the Discovery of a Non-transiting Planet in the Kepler-20 System,
The Astronomical Journal, 152
P. Figueira, A. Santerne, A. Suárez Mascareño, J. Gomes da Silva, L. Abe, V. Zh. Adibekyan, P. Bendjoya, A. C. M. Correia, E. Delgado Mena, J. P. S. Faria, G. Hébrard, C. Lovis, M. Oshagh, J.-P. Rivet, N. C. Santos, O. Suarez, A. A. Vidotto, 2016,
Is the activity level of HD 80606 influenced by its eccentric planet?,
Astronomy and Astrophysics, 592
V. Zh. Adibekyan, E. Delgado Mena, P. Figueira, S. G. Sousa, N. C. Santos, J. I. González Hernández, I. Minchev, J. P. S. Faria, G. Israelian, G. Harutyunyan, L. Suárez-Andrés, A. A. Hakobyan, 2016,
Abundance trend with condensation temperature for stars with different Galactic birth places,
Astronomy and Astrophysics, 592
M. Oshagh, S. Dreizler, N. C. Santos, P. Figueira, A. Reiners, 2016,
Can stellar activity make a planet seem misaligned?,
Astronomy and Astrophysics, 593
J. H. C. Martins, N. C. Santos, P. Figueira, C. Melo, 2016,
Reflected light from giant planets in habitable zones: Tapping into the power of the Cross-Correlation Function,
Origins of Life and Evolution of Biospheres, 46, 487-498
V. Zh. Adibekyan, E. Delgado Mena, P. Figueira, S. G. Sousa, N. C. Santos, J. P. S. Faria, J. I. González Hernández, G. Israelian, G. Harutyunyan, L. Suárez-Andrés, A. A. Hakobyan, 2016,
ζ2 Reticuli, its debris disk, and its lonely stellar companion ζ1 Ret. Different Tc trends for different spectra,
Astronomy and Astrophysics, 591