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The star formation law in molecule-poor galaxies

Krumholz, Mark

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In this paper, I investigate the processes that regulate the rate of star formation in regions of galaxies where the neutral interstellar medium is predominantly composed of non-star-forming H I. In such regions, found today predominantly in low-metallicity dwarf galaxies and in the outer parts of large spirals, the star formation rate per unit area and per unit mass is much smaller than in more molecule-rich regions. While in molecule-rich regions the ultraviolet radiation field produced by...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/102785
Source: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
DOI: 10.1093/mnras/stt1780

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