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Title: Characterizing filaments harboring high-mass star formation
Author: Gutiérrez Chaves, Carlos Roberto
Director/Tutor: Busquet Rico, Gemma
Estalella, Robert
Keywords: Formació d'estels
Treballs de fi de màster
Stars formation
Master's thesis
Issue Date: Sep-2017
Abstract: A distinguished kind of molecular clouds, the infrared dark clouds (hereafter IRDCs), are believed to be relevant for describing the initial conditions for high-mass star formation. They are characterized by their lack of detectable emission in the mid-infrared: they appear as a dark silhouette against the corresponding mid-infrared background. IRDCs were first recognized in images from the Infrared Space Observatory (ISO, Egan et al. 1998) and the Midcourse Space Experiment (MSX, Perault et al. 1996)
Note: Màster Oficial d'Astrofísica, Física de Partícules i Cosmologia, Facultat de Física, Universitat de Barcelona, Curs: 2016-2017, Tutors: Gemma Busquet, Robert Estalella
Appears in Collections:Màster Oficial - Astrofísica, Física de Partícules i Cosmologia

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