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Nov
30
Mon
2020
Barbara Ercolano
Nov 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

Barbara Ercolano – Max Planck Research School on Astrophysics at the Ludwig Maximilians University Munich

Title: Winds from planet-forming discs and their role on disc dispersal and planet formation
Abstract:
The formation and evolution of planets are intimately related to the physical conditions, the evolution, and the dispersal of their natal planet-forming disc. In this talk, I will summarise the role of disc winds on the evolution and dispersal of the disc material. I will then review the status of current theoretical models of photoevaporation and their prediction on disc dispersal as well as their expected influence on planet formation and migration. I will also focus on the predictive aspects of current models and how well they compare with current observations.
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