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By Katherine Miranda Pattle

This thesis provides reports of the starless middle populations of 3 within sight molecular clouds made as a part of the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope Gould Belt Survey. those reviews mix observations made utilizing the SCUBA-2 submillimetre digicam with information from a number of different tools, together with the Herschel house Observatory, to spot and characterise starless cores within the Ophiuchus, Taurus and Cepheus molecular clouds. The temperatures, lots and balance opposed to cave in of the starless cores are measured, the latter via distinct virial research, together with a decision of the exterior strain at the cores. The publication illustrates center balance at the “virial plane”, during which center balance is plotted opposed to center confinement mode, displaying that starless cores tend to be restrained by way of exterior strain instead of self-gravity. It additionally offers an analytical version of the evolution of starless cores within the “virial plane”, demonstrating pressure-confined starless middle may possibly evolve as a result of virial balance instead of gravitational cave in, this means that a middle can merely be definitively thought of to be prestellar whether it is gravitationally bound.

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This thesis offers experiences of the starless center populations of 3 within sight molecular clouds made as a part of the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope Gould Belt Survey. those experiences mix observations made utilizing the SCUBA-2 submillimetre digicam with facts from a number of different tools, together with the Herschel area Observatory, to spot and characterise starless cores within the Ophiuchus, Taurus and Cepheus molecular clouds.

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