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The Impact of Stellar Feedback on Molecular Clouds

Low-mass stars influence their surroundings through a variety of feedback processes. However, because they are less energetic than high-mass stars, their contributions are often ignored. In this talk, I will discuss numerical simulations including protostellar outflows and winds from main sequence B-type stars. I will evaluate the role of these processes in the star formation process, and I will demonstrate that such feedback has important implications for the IMF, the star formation efficiency of dense gas, and cloud turbulence.

Cody Hall

Stella Offner (University of Massachusetts)

June 03, 2016
14:00 - 15:00