Chemistry in Protoplanetary Disks
by Thomas Henning, Dmitry Semenov
Publisher: arXiv 2013
Number of pages: 84
This comprehensive review summarizes our current understanding of the evolution of gas, solids and molecular ices in protoplanetary disks. Key findings related to disk physics and chemistry, both observationally and theoretically, are highlighted. We discuss which molecular probes are used to derive gas temperature, density, ionization state, kinematics, deuterium fractionation, and study organic matter in protoplanetary disks.
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