26 July 2016 The innermost astronomical units of protoplanetary disks
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Circumstellar disks around young stars are the birthsites of planets. It is thus fundamental to study the disks in which they form, their structure and the physical conditions therein. The first astronomical unit is of great interest because this is where the terrestrial-planets form and the angular momentum is controlled via massloss through winds/jets. With its milli-arcsecond resolution, optical interferometry is the only technic able to spatially resolve the first few astronomical units of the disk. In this review, we will present a broad overview of studies of young stellar objects with interferometry, and discuss prospects for the future.
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Jacques Kluska, Jacques Kluska, Rebeca García López, Rebeca García López, Myriam Benisty, Myriam Benisty, } "The innermost astronomical units of protoplanetary disks", Proc. SPIE 9907, Optical and Infrared Interferometry and Imaging V, 99070V (26 July 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2234439; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2234439
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