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Star and Stellar Cluster Formation: ALMA-SKA Synergies

Fuller, GA and Forbrich, J and Rathborne, JM and Longmore, SN and Molinari, S (2015) Star and Stellar Cluster Formation: ALMA-SKA Synergies. In: Proceedings of Science . (Advancing Astrophysics with the Square Kilometre Array, 8th -13th June 2014, Giardini Naxos, Italy).

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Abstract

Over the next decade, observations conducted with ALMA and the SKA will reveal the process of mass assembly and accretion onto young stars and will be revolutionary for studies of star formation. Here we summarise the capabilities of ALMA and discuss recent results from its early science observations. We then review infrared and radio variability observations of both young low-mass and high-mass stars. A time domain SKA radio continuum survey of star forming regions is then outlined. This survey will produce radio light-curves for hundreds of young sources, providing for the first time a systematic survey of radio variability across the full range of stellar masses. These light-curves will probe the magnetospheric interactions of young binary systems, the origins of outflows, trace episodic accretion on the central sources and potentially constrain the rotation rates of embedded sources.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: astro-ph.GA; astro-ph.GA; astro-ph.SR
Subjects: Q Science > QB Astronomy
Divisions: Astrophysics Research Institute
Publisher: SISSA
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Date Deposited: 22 Apr 2015 09:48
Last Modified: 23 Mar 2016 15:59
URI: http://researchonline.ljmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/908

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