DETAILED NUMERICAL SIMULATIONS ON THE FORMATION OF PILLARS AROUND H II REGIONS

@article{Gritschneder2010DETAILEDNS,
  title={DETAILED NUMERICAL SIMULATIONS ON THE FORMATION OF PILLARS AROUND H II REGIONS},
  author={Matthias Gritschneder and Andreas Burkert and Thorsten Naab and Stefanie Walch},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={723},
  pages={971-984}
}
We study the structural evolution of turbulent molecular clouds under the influence of ionizing radiation emitted from a nearby massive star by performing a high-resolution parameter study with the iVINE code. The temperature is taken to be 10 K or 100 K, the mean number density is either 100 cm{sup -3} or 300 cm{sup -3}. Furthermore, the turbulence is varied between Mach 1.5 and Mach 12.5, the main driving scale of the turbulence is varied between 1 pc and 8 pc. We vary the ionizing flux by an… Expand
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