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Paper: Star Formation in Shells Swept up by HII Regions
Volume: 132, Star Formation with the Infrared Space Observatory (ISO)
Page: 346
Authors: Francis, N.; Boffin, H. M. J.; Watkins, S. J.; Whitworth, A. P.
Abstract: A numerical simulation method is applied to study the impact of an expanding H II region upon a molecular cloud. The H II region drives a shock wave into the cloud compressing pre-existing density structure inducing fragmentation and star formation.
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