Barbara Anne Whitney
Space Science Institute
I will describe our codes that compute radiation transfer in dust: calculating temperatures, thermal emission, scattering, and PAH emission in multi-dimensional geometries. I'll describe applications of the codes to interpret observations in star formation regions: near-infrared polarization maps of protostars; variability due to accretion hotspots and disk warps in T Tauri stars; PAH emission from massive clusters; and computation of a large grid of models to interpret datasets on star forming regions or entire galaxies.
2009 February 11, 13:30
Centro de Astrofísica da Universidade do Porto (Auditorium)
Rua das Estrelas, 4150-762 Porto