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Paper: Circumstellar Disks in PMS and T Tauri Stars — Herbig Ae/Be Stars, Vega-like Stars, and Submillimeter Polarizations
Volume: 343, Astronomical Polarimetry: Current Status and Future Directions
Page: 215
Authors: Tamura, M.; Fukagawa, M.
Abstract: We review the aperture and imaging polarimetry of Herbig Ae/Be stars and the Vega-like stars at optical and infrared wavelengths. It is argued, by comparing with the recent high resolution imaging observations of disks, that the polarimetry provides important information about their circumstellar structures, especially about disks. Preliminary results of the first near-infrared polarimetry of β Pic are also presented. We then review the submillimeter and millimeter polarimetry of low-mass young stellar objects, emphasizing its unique role in revealing the magnetic fields in the circumstellar structures around objects in various stages of evolution including pre-stellar cores, protostars, and T Tauri stars.
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