Clustered Star Formation: A Review

  title={Clustered Star Formation: A Review},
  author={Richard J. Parker},
  journal={arXiv: Astrophysics of Galaxies},
  • R. Parker
  • Published 31 July 2012
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Astrophysics of Galaxies
In this contribution I present a review of star formation in clusters. I begin by discussing the various definitions of what constitutes a star cluster, and then compare the outcome of star formation (IMF, multiplicity, mass segregation and structure and morphology) in different star-forming regions. I also review recent numerical models of star formation in clusters, before ending with a summary of the potential effects of dynamical evolution in star clusters. 
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