First results from VLTI near-infrared interferometry on high-mass young stellar objects

@inproceedings{Kraus2010FirstRF,
  title={First results from VLTI near-infrared interferometry on high-mass young stellar objects},
  author={Stefan Kraus and K. H. Hofmann and Karl M. Menten and Dieter Schertl and G. Weigelt and Friedrich Wyrowski and Anthony Meilland and K. Perraut and Romain G. Petrov and Sylvie Robbe-Dubois and Peter Schilke and Leonardo Testi},
  booktitle={Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation},
  year={2010}
}
Due to the recent dramatic technological advances, infrared interferometry can now be applied to new classes of objects, resulting in exciting new science prospects, for instance, in the area of high-mass star formation. Although extensively studied at various wavelengths, the process through which massive stars form is still only poorly understood. For instance, it has been proposed that massive stars might form like low-mass stars by mass accretion through a circumstellar disk/envelope, or… Expand

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