The Hall effect in star formation

@article{Braiding2011TheHE,
  title={The Hall effect in star formation},
  author={Catherine Braiding and Mark Wardle},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2011},
  volume={422},
  pages={261-281}
}
  • C. Braiding, M. Wardle
  • Published 7 September 2011
  • Physics
  • Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Magnetic fields play an important role in star formation by regulating the removal of angular momentum from collapsing molecular cloud cores. Hall diffusion is known to be important to the magnetic field behaviour at many of the intermediate densities and field strengths encountered during the gravitational collapse of molecular cloud cores into protostars, and yet its role in the star formation process is not well studied. We present a semianalytic self-similar model of the collapse of… 
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