The effect of stellar winds on the formation of a protocluster

  title={The effect of stellar winds on the formation of a protocluster},
  author={James E. Dale and Ian A. Bonnell},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  • J. Dale, I. Bonnell
  • Published 11 August 2008
  • Physics
  • Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
We present smoothed particle hydrodynamics simulations of protoclusters including the effects of the stellar winds from massive stars. Using a particle-injection method, we investigate the effect of structure in close proximity to the wind sources and the short-time-scale influence of winds on protoclusters. We find that the structures such as discs and gaseous filaments have a strong collimating effect on winds. By a different technique of injecting momentum from point sources into our… Expand
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