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Jens Kauffmann

  • Astronomy Group Lead
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology Haystack Observatory
  • 52PublicationsNumber of items in Jens's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 4Followers

Research interests

star formation at low and high masses; collapse of clouds into stars

About

Postdoc with Alyssa Goodman at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics from 2006 to 2009. NASA Postdoctoral Fellow at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory since 2009, hosted by Di Li.

Followers (4)

  • Yue Cao

    Yue CaoNanjing University

  • Arielle Moullet

    Arielle MoulletNational Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO)

  • Thomas Robitaille

    Thomas RobitailleHarvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

  • Jaime Pineda

    Jaime PinedaUniversity of Manchester

Following (3)

  • Arielle Moullet

    Arielle MoulletNational Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO)

  • Thomas Robitaille

    Thomas RobitailleHarvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

  • Jaime Pineda

    Jaime PinedaUniversity of Manchester

Publications (5)

  • Star formation in a high-pressure environment: An SMA view of the Galactic centre dust ridge

    • Walker D
    • Longmore S
    • Zhang Q
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  • Electron Excitation of High Dipole Moment Molecules Re-examined

    • Goldsmith P
    • Kauffmann J
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  • Molecular Line Emission as a Tool for Galaxy Observations (LEGO). I. HCN as a tracer of moderate gas densities in molecular clouds and galaxies

    • Kauffmann J
    • Goldsmith P
    • Melnick G
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  • Observational constraints on star cluster formation theory - I. The mass-radius relation

    • Pfalzner S
    • Kirk H
    • Sills A
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  • A Simple Perspective on the Mass-Area Relationship in Molecular Clouds

    • Beaumont C
    • Goodman A
    • Alves J
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Professional experience

Astronomy Group Lead

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Haystack Observatory

October 2017 - Present

Education

PhD in Physics & Astronomy

Rheinische Friedrich- Wilhelms- Universität Bonn

August 1995 - August 2006(11 years)