Reviews in Star and Planet Formation

(compiled by lynne hillenbrand)

This is a collection of decent review articles on various topics in star formation, young stellar clusters, young stars,
circumstellar disks and disk accretion/outflow, as well as planet formation and some planets.

The aim is to provide a useful resource for beginning students.

These articles date mostly from the 2009-2013 time frame.
Do let me know of any good additions.


General Star Formation:

  • starform_theory.krumholz.pdf
  • krumholz_sfnotes.pdf
  • starformation_questions.evans.pdf

    Young Star Clusters:

  • clusters_myers.pdf
  • cluster_obs_lada.pdf
  • clusters_theory.clarke.pdf
  • young_star_imf.bastian.pdf
  • imf.kroupa.pdf
  • massive_star_clusters.portegieszwart.pdf

    Young Stars:

  • youngverylowmasses_luhman.pdf
  • stardiskphenom_alecian.pdf
  • rotation.bouvier.pdf
  • young_star_ages.hillenbrand.pdf
  • xrays_stars.gudel_naze.pdf
  • magnetic_fields_stars.gregory.pdf
  • magfields.reiners.pdf

    Circumstellar Disks:

  • disks_armitage.pdf
  • accretion_disk_history.bertout.pdf
  • protoplanetary_disk_theory.armitage.pdf
  • disk_mhd.balbus.pdf
  • magnetic_fields_disks.konigl_salmeron.pdf
  • protoplanetary_disks_obs_williamsDRAFT.pdf
  • inner_disk_region.dullemond_monnier.pdf
  • disklifetimes.hillenbrand.pdf or disklifetimes2.hillenbrand.pdf
  • disk_lifetimes.mamajek.pdf
  • disk_lifetimes.meyer.pdf
  • gas_in_disks.carmona.pdf
  • grain_observations_watson.pdf
  • high_spatial_resolution.absil_mawet.pdf
  • interferometry_disksplanets_wolf.pdf
  • debris_disks.krivov.pdf

    Planet Formation:

  • grain_growth.blum.pdf
  • planetesimal_formation.chiang_youdin.pdf
  • planet_formation.mordasini.pdf
  • disks_planets.youdin_kenyon.pdf

    Planets:

  • exoplanets.winn_fabrycky.pdf
  • transits_occultations.winn.pdf
  • planet_star_activity.popenhaeger.pdf