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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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Monday February 5, 2018
16:15 Shuttle from Landis Inn Chuhu to Workshop Venue
16:30-18:30 Registration & Reception
Tuesday February 6, 2018
08:15 Shuttle from Landis Inn Chuhu to Workshop Venue
08:30~09:00 Registration
09:00~09:10 Welcome
09:10~10:10 Keynote Observations of Magnetic Fields in Star Formation Regions
Richard Crutcher (University of Illinois)
10:10~10:30 Coffee Break
10:30~11:30 Keynote Theory of Magnetic Fields in Star and Disk Formation
Shantanu Basu (Western University)
Session I: ALMA observations of magnetic fields (Chair: Leslie Looney)
11:30~12:00 Invited Perspectives about (polarization) observations using ALMA Band 1
Hauyu Baobab Liu (European Southern Observatory (ESO))
12:00~13:15 Lunch
13:15~13:45 Invited Introducing ngVLA
Anthony Beasley (NRAO)
13:45~14:00 ALMA methanol maser polarimetry toward a massive star forming region, G10.34-0.14
Ji-hyun Kang (Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute)
14:00~14:15 ALMA Observations of Magnetic Fields around Young Protostar NGC 1333 IRAS 4A
Shih-Ping Lai (National Tsing Hua University)
14:15~14:30 High-Resolution ALMA Magnetic Field Observations in W51
Patrick Koch (ASIAA)
14:30~15:00 Invited Magnetic fields and massive star formation
Qizhou Zhang (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics)
15:00~15:15 Magnetic Fields of Class 0 Young Stellar Objects
Woojin Kwon (Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute)
15:15~15:30 ALMA Dust Polarization Observations of Nearly Edge-On Protostellar disks
Chin-Fei Lee (ASIAA)
15:30~16:00 Coffee Break
16:00~16:15 ALMA polarization observations toward the protoplanetary disk around HD 142527
Satoshi Ohashi (RIKEN)
16:15~16:45 Invited Using ALMA to reveal the impact of turbulence, magnetic fields, and outflow feedback on low-mass star formation
Chat Hull (NAOJ/ALMA)
Session II: Simulations of B-fields and/or turbulence 1 (Chair: Zhi-Yun Li)
16:45~17:00 The critical role of magnetic field for the formation of protoplanetary disk formation
Patrick Hennebelle (CEA Saclay)
17:00~17:15 How galactic dynamics affect magnetic fields and turbulence: a look at GMC collisions
Benjamin Wu (National Astronomical Observatory of Japan)
17:15~17:30 On the formation of parallel and perpendicular filaments in the turbulent interstellar medium
Siyao Xu (Hubble fellow, University of Wisconsin-Madison)
17:30~17:45 Magneto- and turbulent regimes of star formation
Philip Mocz (Princeton University)
17:45~18:00 Magneto-thermo-turbulent star formation in cosmic zoom-in spiral galaxies
Sergio Martin (University of Oxford)