Properties and Models of T Tauri Stars

  title={Properties and Models of T Tauri Stars},
  author={Claude Bertout and Gibor B. Basri},
This lecture provides (i) a short discussion of observational properties of T Tauri stars as well as a brief reminder of past ideas related to interpreting these observations; (ii) an introduction to the physics of the current model for T Tauri systems, which are now believed to include, besides the star itself, an accretion disk and a boundary layer between star and disk; (iii) a review of results obtained within the framework of this model; and (iv) a discussion of some currently unanswered… CONTINUE READING