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A new method for probing magnetic field strengths from striations in the interstellar medium

Tritsis, Aris; Federrath, Christoph; Schneider, Nicola Maria; Tassis, Konstantinos

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Recent studies of the diffuse parts of molecular clouds have revealed the presence of parallel, ordered low-density filaments termed striations. Flows along magnetic field lines, Kelvin–Helmholtz instabilities and hydromagnetic waves are amongst the various formation mechanisms proposed. Through a synergy of observational, numerical, and theoretical analysis, previous studies singled out the hydromagnetic waves model as the only one that can account for the observed properties of striations....[Show more]

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Date published: 2018-10-04
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/187317
Source: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
DOI: 10.1093/mnras/sty2677
Access Rights: Open Access

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