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Johan Peter Uldall Fynbo

Johan Peter Uldall Fynbo

Professor with special responsibilities

  • Dark Cosmology Centre

    Juliane Maries Vej 30, 2100 København Ø, Hovedbygning, Building: 01-1-114


    Phone: +45 35 32 59 83Mobile: +45 28 75 59 83

Primary fields of research

Gamma-ray bursts and galaxies in the early Universe. Reionization of the Universe.

Current research

Spectroscopy of gamma-ray bursts and QSOs, the most distant galaxies and gamma-ray bursts. Galaxy counterparts of Damped Lyman-alpha Absorbers.


Galaxies in the Universe (astro2)

Galaxyformation and chemical evolution (graduate course)

Course in Observational Astrophysics on La Palma (for Bsc and PhD students) 

Selected publications

  1. Published

    GRB 080913 at redshift 6.7

    Greiner, J., Krühler, T., Fynbo, J. P. U., Rossi, A., Schwarz, R., Klose, S., Savaglio, S., Tanvir, N. R., McBreen, S., Totani, T., Zhang, B. B., Wu, X. F., Watson, D., Barthelmy, S. D., Beardmore, A. P., Ferrero, P., Gehrels, N., Kann, D. A., Kawai, N., Yoldas, A. K., Mészáros, P., Milvang-Jensen, B., Oates, S. R., Pierini, D., Schady, P., Toma, K., Vreeswijk, P. M., Yoldas, A., Zhang, B., Afonso, P., Aoki, K., Burrows, D. N., Clemens, C., Filgas, R., Haiman, Z., Hartmann, D. H., Hasinger, G., Hjorth, J., Jehin, E., Levan, A. J., Liang, E. W., Malesani, D., Pyo, T-S., Schulze, S., Szokoly, G., Terada, K. & Wiersema, K. 2009 In : Astrophysical Journal. 693, 2, p. 1610-1620 10 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  2. Published

    Galaksernes oprindelse og universets " dark ages "

    Fynbo, J. P. U., Andersen, A. C., Hansen, S. H., Pedersen, K., Sollerman, J. O. & Watson, D. J. 2009 In : Naturens Verden. 1, p. 26-33

    Publication: ResearchLiterature review

  3. Published

    No supernovae associated with two long-duration gamma-ray bursts

    Fynbo...[et al.], J. P. U., Watson, D., Sollerman, J. O., Bloom, J. S., Hjorth, J., Jakobsson, P. & Thöne, C. 2006 In : Nature. 444, 7122, p. 1047-1049

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  4. Published

    Detection of the optical afterglow of GRB 000630: Implications for dark bursts

    Fynbo, J. P. U., Jensen, B. L., Gorosabel, J., Hjorth, J. & et al. 2001 In : Astronomy & Astrophysics. 369, p. 373-376

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

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