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MT Thermometer:
Magnetic Fields or Turbulence:
Which is the critical factor for the formation of stars and planetary disks?
February 6-9, 2018
National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
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Abstracts of Oral Presentations

Total number of abstracts: 63
1 Sayantan Auddy
Feb 08 14:15
The Effect of Magnetic Fields and Ambipolar Diffusion on the Column Density Probability Distribution Function in Molecular Clouds
Abstract Presentation
Sayantan Auddy (University of Western Ontario) Shantanu Basu (University of Western Ontario) Takahiro Kudoh (Nagasaki University)
2 Shantanu Basu
Feb 06 10:30
Keynote Theory of Magnetic Fields in Star and Disk Formation
Abstract Presentation
Shantanu Basu (Western)
3 Anthony Beasley
Feb 06 13:15
Invited Introducing ngVLA
4 Blakesley Burkhart
Feb 07 09:00
Invited Turbulent Beginnings: A Predictive Theory of Star Formation in the Interstellar Medium
Abstract Presentation
Blakesley Burkhart (CfA)
5 Vianey Camacho
Feb 08 11:15
Energy balance between turbulence and gravity in simulations of molecular cloud fragmentation.
Abstract Presentation
Vianey Camacho (IRyA-UNAM), Enrique Vázquez-Semadeni (IRyA-UNAM) , Javier Ballesteros-Paredes (IRyA-UNAM), Gilberto C. Gómez (IRyA-UNAM), S. Michael Fall (Space Telescope Science Institute) , and M. Dolores Mata-Chávez (IA-UNAM)
6 Miljenko Cemeljic
Feb 09 14:15
Diffusion of magnetic field and outflows from star-disk magnetosphere
Abstract Presentation
Miljenko Cemeljic (NCAC Poland)
7 Eswaraiah Chakali
Feb 09 11:00
Magnetic fields at the footprints of the filament hosting bipolar bubbles using JCMT/SCUBAPOL2 - a case study of S201
Abstract Presentation
Eswaraiah Chakali (NTHU, Taiwan), Shih-Ping Lai (NTHU, Taiwan), Jia-Wei Wang (NTHU, Taiwan), and Manash R. Samal (NCU, Taiwan)
8 Che-Yu Chen
Feb 07 09:30
Formation of Magnetized Prestellar Cores in Turbulent Clouds
Abstract Presentation
Che-Yu Chen (University of Virginia) & Eve C. Ostriker (Princeton University)
9 Vivien Chen
Feb 08 09:30
Magnetic Field in Massive Protoclusters
Abstract Presentation
Vivien Chen (NTHU); Qizhou Zhang (CfA)
10 Abraham C.-L. Chian
Feb 07 11:30
Intermittency and magnetic reconnections in interstellar and interplanetary turbulence
Abstract Presentation
Abraham C.-L. Chian University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
11 Tao-Chung Ching
Feb 09 10:15
Abstract Presentation
Tao-Chung Chung (NAOC), Shih-Ping Lai (NTHU), Qizhou Zhang (CfA), Di Li (NAOC), Josep M. Girart (CSIC-IEEC), Ramprasad Rao (ASIAA), Zhi-Yun Li (U. of Virginia), Chin-Fei Lee (ASIAA), and Ian Stephens (CfA)
12 Dan Clemens
Feb 07 10:15
Starlight Polarimetry and Thermal Dust Emission Polarimetry versus Zeeman Effect B-Field Strengths: Progress and Plans
Abstract Presentation
Dan Clemens (Boston University), Adham El-Batal (Boston University), Thushara Pillai (Boston University)
13 Erin Cox
Feb 09 14:45
Using SOFIA to Connect the Large and Small Scale Magnetic Fields in the IRAS 4 Region
Abstract Presentation
Erin Cox (U. of Illinois); Leslie Looney (U. of Illinois); Robert Harris (U. of Illinois); Dominque Segura-Cox (MPIE); Zhi-Yun Li (U. of Virginia); Giles Novak (Northwestern); Fabio Pereira Santos (Northwestern); Darren Dowell (JPL); Ian Stephens (CfA)
14 Richard Crutcher
Feb 06 09:10
Keynote Observations of Magnetic Fields in Star Formation Regions
Abstract Presentation
15 Edith Falgarone
Feb 08 15:00
Invited Magnetic fields and turbulence in the diffuse interstellar medium
Abstract Presentation
Edith Falgarone (Ecole Normale Supérieure and Observatoire de Paris)
16 Laura Fissel
Feb 07 09:45
Invited Magnetic Fields in Molecular Cloud Formation: A BLASTPol Polarization Study of Vela C
Abstract Presentation
Laura Fissel (NRAO) for the BLASTPol Collaboration
17 Josep Miquel Girart
Feb 09 15:15
Magnetic fields in protoplanetary disks: how to measure them?
Abstract Presentation
Josep Miquel Girart (IEEC-CSIC) Nacho Añez (IEEC-CSIC) Gemma Busquet (IEEC-CSIC) Felipe Alves (MPE) Marco Padovani (Obs. Arcetri) Francesca Baccioti (Obs. Arcetri) Ramprasad Rao (ASIAA)
18 Diego Gonzalez-casanova
Feb 09 11:15
Tracing magnetic fields in the galaxy using the Velocity Gradient Technique
Abstract Presentation
Diego F. Gonzalez-Casanova; Alex Lazarian
19 Zitan Guo
Feb 08 13:30
The link between Magnetic-field Orientation and Star Formation Rates: From a simulation prospective
Abstract Presentation
Guo Zitan (the Chinese University of Hong Kong); Li Hua-bai (the Chinese University of Hong Kong)
20 Yasuhiro Hasegawa
Feb 09 16:30
Magnetically Induced Disk Winds and Transport in the HL Tau Disk
Abstract Presentation
Yasuhiro Hasegawa (JPL/Caltech); Satoshi Okuzumi (TokyoTech); Mario Flock (JPL/Caltech); Neal J. Turner (JPL/Caltech)
21 Patrick Hennebelle
Feb 06 16:45
The critical role of magnetic field for the formation of protoplanetary disk formation
Abstract Presentation
Patrick Hennebelle (CEA), Benoit Commerçon (ENS Lyon), Gilles Chabrier (ENS Lyon), Pierre Marchand (ENS Lyon)
22 Thiem Hoang
Feb 08 09:15
Can we trace magnetic fields via polarized infrared emission from PAHs?
Abstract Presentation
Thiem Hoang (KASI & UST)
23 Chat Hull
Feb 06 16:15
Invited Using ALMA to reveal the impact of turbulence, magnetic fields, and outflow feedback on low-mass star formation
Abstract Presentation
Chat Hull (NAOJ/ALMA)
24 Ji-hyun Kang
Feb 06 13:45
ALMA methanol maser polarimetry toward a massive star forming region, G10.34-0.14
Abstract Presentation
Ji-hyun Kang (KASI); Do-Young Byun (KASI); Kee-Tae Kim (KASI); Jongsoo Kim (KASI); Aran Lyo (KASI); Mi-Kyoung Kim(NOAJ); Wouter Vlemmings (Onsala Space Observatory); Boy Lankhaar (Onsala Space Observatory); Gabriele Surcis (INAF)
25 Akimasa Kataoka
Feb 09 14:00
Millimeter-wave polarization of protoplanetary disks: alignment or scattering?
Abstract Presentation
Akimasa Kataoka (National Astronomical Observatory of Japan)
26 Jens Kauffmann
Feb 08 17:00
New Views on Turbulence: The Riddle of Gravitational Binding in the Disk and Center of the Milky Way
Abstract Presentation
Jens Kauffmann (MIT Haystack)
27 Patrick Koch
Feb 06 14:15
High-Resolution ALMA Magnetic Field Observations in W51
Abstract Presentation
Koch P.M. et al.
28 Nanda Kumar
Feb 09 11:45
Variability in young high-mass stars: a new window to star-disk-magnetosphere studies
Abstract Presentation
Nanda Kumar, Guilherme Teixeira, Phil Lucas and Leigh Smith
29 Woojin Kwon
Feb 06 15:00
Magnetic Fields of Class 0 Young Stellar Objects
Woojin Kwon (KASI) et al.
30 Shih-Ping Lai
Feb 06 14:00
ALMA Observations of Magnetic Fields around Young Protostar NGC 1333 IRAS 4A
Shih-Ping Lai (NTHU)
31 Alex Lazarian
Feb 08 09:45
Invited Study of Magnetic fields with velocity gradients
Alex Lazarian
32 Chin-Fei Lee
Feb 06 15:15
ALMA Dust Polarization Observations of Nearly Edge-On Protostellar disks
Chin-Fei Lee (ASIAA)
33 Yueh-Ning Lee
Feb 08 11:00
Turbulence, magnetic field, and thermodynamics: what determines the IMF?
Abstract Presentation
Yueh-Ning Lee (IPGP); Patrick Hennebelle (AIM, CEA Saclay)
34 Hua-bai Li
Feb 08 16:30
Invited The Tai Chi in Star Formation
Abstract Presentation
Hua-bai Li (CUHK)
35 Zhi-Yun Li
Feb 09 13:15
Invited Disk Polarization in the ALMA Era
Abstract Presentation
Zhi-Yun Li (UVa) Haifeng Yang (UVa) Leslie Looney (UIUC) Ian Stephens (CfA) Josep Miguel Girart (Spain)
36 Hauyu Baobab Liu
Feb 06 11:30
Invited Perspectives about (polarization) observations using ALMA Band 1
Abstract Presentation
Hauyu Baobab Liu (ESO), Shih-Ping Lai (NTHU)
37 Tie Liu
Feb 08 16:15
Pinched magnetic field in a massive and quiescent filament
Abstract Presentation
38 Susana Lizano
Feb 09 09:00
Invited Magnetized Protoplanetary Disks
Abstract Presentation
S. Lizano (Instituto de Radiastronomia y Astrofisica, UNAM)
39 Leslie Looney
Feb 09 13:45
Polarized Light toward the Circumstellar Disk of HL Tau
Abstract Presentation
Leslie Looney (Illinois), Ian Stephens (CfA), Zhi-Yun Li (Virginia), Haifeng Yang (Virginia), Akimasa Kataoka (NAOJ),
40 Sergio Martin
Feb 06 17:45
Magneto-thermo-turbulent star formation in cosmic zoom-in spiral galaxies
Abstract Presentation
Sergio Martin-Alvarez (University of Oxford); Adrianne Slyz (University of Oxford); Julien Devriendt (University of Oxford)
41 Anaëlle Maury
Feb 09 09:30
Invited Magnetically regulated collapse in the B335 protostar ? ALMA observations and MHD models
Abstract Presentation
Anaëlle Maury (CEA) Maud Galametz (CEA) et al.
42 Philip Mocz
Feb 06 17:30
Magneto- and turbulent regimes of star formation
Abstract Presentation
Philip Mocz (Princeton)
43 Giles Novak
Feb 07 11:15
Early results from HAWC+/SOFIA: far-IR polarization mapping of Rho Oph A at 89 and 155 microns
Abstract Presentation
Giles Novak (Northwestern U.), Fabio Santos (Northwestern U.), C. Darren Dowell (JPL), Martin Houde (U. Western Ontario), Leslie Looney (U of Illinois), Enrique Lopez-Rodriguez (USRA/SOFIA), Derek Ward-Thompson (U. Central Lancashire)
44 Satoshi Ohashi
Feb 06 16:00
ALMA polarization observations toward the protoplanetary disk around HD 142527
Abstract Presentation
Satoshi Ohashi (RIKEN), Akimasa Kataoka (National Astronomical Observatory of Japan), Hiroshi Nagai (National Astronomical Observatory of Japan), et al.
45 Kate Pattle
Feb 08 09:00
Grain Alignment in the Ophiuchus Molecular Cloud
Kate Pattle (National Tsing Hua University)
46 Thushara Pillai
Feb 08 14:30
Invited POLSTAR survey: Magnetic fields in Pristine to Cluster Forming Filaments
Thushara Pillai (MPIfR)
47 Ramprasad Rao
Feb 07 11:00
Does Scattering Contaminate Magnetic Field Observations in Star Forming Regions?
Abstract Presentation
Rao, Ramprasad (ASIAA)
48 Kazuhiro Shima
Feb 08 13:45
The effect of photoionising feedback on star formation in isolated and colliding turbulent clouds
Abstract Presentation
Kazuhiro Shima (Hokkaido University), Elizabeth J. Tasker (ISAS/JAXA), Christoph Federrath (ANU), Asao Habe (Hokkaido University)
49 Archana Soam
Feb 09 14:30
Magnetic fields in the near vicinity of a Very Low Luminosity Object L1521F-IRS
Archana Soam (KASI); Chang Won Lee (KASI); Maheswar G. (ARIES); Woojin Kwon (KASI)
50 Juan Diego Soler
Feb 08 17:15
What are we learning from the relative orientation between density structures and the magnetic field in molecular clouds?
Abstract Presentation
Juan D. Soler, P. Hennebelle
51 Ya-Wen Tang
Feb 09 11:30
Evidence of material channeled by magnetic field in the infrared dark cloud G34.43? A Comparison between Magnetic Field, Turbulence, and Gravity
Abstract Presentation
Ya-Wen Tang (ASIAA), Patrick Koch (ASIAA), Nicolas Peretto (Cardiff University), Giles Novak (Northwestern University), Ana Duarte-Cabral (Cardiff University) and Nicholas Chapman (Northwestern University)
52 Richard Teague
Feb 09 16:00
A Spatially Resolved Search for Turbulence in TW Hya
Abstract Presentation
Richard Teague (University of Michigan, USA); Stephane Guilloteau (University of Bordeaux, France); Edwin Bergin (University of Michigan, USA); Thomas Henning (Max Planck Institute for Astronomy, Germany)
53 Charles Telesco
Feb 09 15:00
Determining Magnetic Field Morphologies in Young Stellar Disks and their Environments with CanariCam 10-micron Polarimetry at the 10-m Gran Telescopio Canarias
C. Telesco (Florida); P. Barnes (Florida); S. Fernández-Acosta (GTC); T. Hoang (Korea ASI); A. Li (Missouri); D. Li (Pennsylvania); E. Lopez-Rodriguez (Texas); C. Packham (UTSA); E. Pantin (CNRS); P. Roche (Oxford); C. Wright (UNSW); H. Zhang (Florida)
54 Aris Tritsis
Feb 08 17:30
The Musca molecular cloud: An interstellar symphony
Aris Tritsis (1. Department of Physics and ITCP, University of Crete 2. IESL, Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas), Kostas Tassis (1. Department of Physics and ITCP, University of Crete 2. IESL, Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas)
55 Valeska Valdivia
Feb 09 16:15
Polarized dust emission in Young Stellar Objects. Observational and Theoretical approaches.
Valeska Valdivia (DAp/CEA-Saclay); Anaelle Maury (DAp/CEA-Saclay); Maud Galametz (DAp/CEA-Saclay); Stefan Reissl (U. Heidelberg)
56 Enrique Vazquez-semadeni
Feb 08 10:15
Not turbulence nor magnetic fields: just global hierarchical collapse of clouds.
Enrique Vazquez-Semadeni
57 Jia-Wei Wang
Feb 09 10:00
Magnetic Fields from Filamentary Clouds to Hub-Filament System in IC5146 Cloud Complex
Abstract Presentation
Jia-Wei Wang (NTHU); Shih-Ping Lai (NTHU); BISTRO collabration
58 Benjamin Wu
Feb 06 17:00
How galactic dynamics affect magnetic fields and turbulence: a look at GMC collisions
Abstract Presentation
Benjamin Wu (NAOJ); Jonathan Tan (Chalmers); Fumitaka Nakamura (NAOJ); Duncan Christie (U. Florida); Thomas Bisbas (U. Florida)
59 James Wurster
Feb 08 13:15
Non-ideal magnetic fields in protostar formation
Abstract Presentation
James Wurster (University of Exeter); Matthew Bate (University of Exeter); Daniel Price (Monash University)
60 Siyao Xu
Feb 06 17:15
On the formation of parallel and perpendicular filaments in the turbulent interstellar medium
Abstract Presentation
Siyao Xu (UW-Madison); Alex Lazarian (UW-Madison)
61 Hyeong-Sik Yun
Feb 08 16:00
Turbulent Properties in Star-Forming Molecular Clouds: Molecular Line Mapping with High-Velocity Resolution Using TRAO
Abstract Presentation
H.-S. Yun(KHU); J.-E. Lee(KHU); Y. Choi(KHU); S Lee(KHU); G. Baek(KHU); Y.-H. Lee(KHU); M. Choi(KASI); H. Kang(KASI); K. Tatematsu(NAOJ); B. A. L. Gaches(UMASS); M. H. Heyer(UMASS); N. J. Evans II(UT); S. S. R. Offner(UT); Y.-L. Yang(UT)
62 Qizhou Zhang
Feb 06 14:30
Invited Magnetic fields and massive star formation
Abstract Presentation
Qizhou Zhang (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics)
63 Yapeng Zhang
Feb 07 11:45
Probing cloud magnetic-field morphology from Atacama Desert with “APol”
Abstract Presentation