The Molecular Composition of Shadowed Proto-solar Disk Midplanes Beyond the Water Snowline

@article{Notsu2022TheMC,
  title={The Molecular Composition of Shadowed Proto-solar Disk Midplanes Beyond the Water Snowline},
  author={Shota Notsu and Kazumasa Ohno and Takahiro Ueda and Catherine Walsh and Christian Eistrup and Hideko Nomura},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2022},
  volume={936}
}
The disk midplane temperature is potentially affected by the dust traps/rings. The dust depletion beyond the water snowline will cast a shadow. In this study, we adopt a detailed gas-grain chemical reaction network, and investigate the radial gas and ice abundance distributions of dominant carbon-, oxygen-, and nitrogen-bearing molecules in disks with shadow structures beyond the water snowline around a proto-solar-like star. In shadowed disks, the dust grains at r ∼ 3–8 au are predicted to… 

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