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Special Issue "Star Formation in the Ultraviolet"
A special issue of Galaxies (ISSN 2075-4434).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 March 2020.
With the launch of JWST and the upcoming installation of extremely large telescopes, the first galaxies in our Universe will finally be revealed. Their light will be dominated by massive stars, which peak in in the ultra-violet (UV) part of the electromagnetic spectrum. Star formation is the key driver of the evolution of our Universe. At young ages, within 10 Million years, both high and low mass stars generate complex UV emission processes which are poorly understood yet are vital for interpreting high redshift line emission. For these reasons, the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) will devote 1000 orbits to obtaining a UV Legacy Library of Young Stars as Essential Standards (ULLYSES). The purpose of this Special Volume is to outline the basic physical principles outlining the UV emission processes from local star formation within ~100 parsecs, via the huge star forming complexes containing hundreds of massive and very massive stars like 30 Doradus (Tarantula) in the Magallanic Clouds at 50 kilo parsecs, to galaxies near and far, up to the epoch of Cosmic Reionization.
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Prof. Jorick S. Vink
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- star formation
- massive stars
- H II regions
- stars: early-type
- stars: stellar winds
- stars: atmospheres
- galaxies: stellar content
- galaxies: high-redshift
- galaxies: evolution
- cosmology: observations
- cosmology: early universe
The below list represents only planned manuscripts. Some of these manuscripts have not been received by the Editorial Office yet. Papers submitted to MDPI journals are subject to peer-review.
The following authors would like to contribute：
|Jorick S. Vink|
|Schneider et al.|