Linking ice and gas in the Serpens low-mass star-forming region

  title={Linking ice and gas in the Serpens low-mass star-forming region},
  author={G. Perotti and W R M Rocha and Jes K. J{\o}rgensen and L. E. Kristensen and Helen Jane Fraser and Klaus M. Pontoppidan},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
The interaction between dust, ice, and gas during the formation of stars produces complex organic molecules. While observations indicate that several species are formed on ice-covered dust grains and are released into the gas phase, the exact chemical interplay between solid and gas phases and their relative importance remain unclear. Our goal is to study the interplay in regions of low-mass star formation through ice- and gas-mapping and by directly measuring gas-to-ice ratios. This provides… Expand
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