CS Line Profiles in Hot Cores

  title={CS Line Profiles in Hot Cores},
  author={Estelle Bayet and J. Yates and Serena Viti},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
We present a theoretical study of CS line profiles in archetypal hot cores. We provide estimates of line fluxes from the CS(1-0) to the CS(15-14) transitions and present the temporal variation of these fluxes. We find that (1) the CS(1-0) transition is a better tracer of the Envelope of the hot core whereas the higher-J CS lines trace the ultracompact core (UCC); (2) the peak temperature of the CS transitions is a good indicator of the temperature inside the hot core; (3) in the Envelope, the… Expand

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