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Jens Kauffmann

  • Senior Postdoctoral Researcher
  • California Institute of Technology
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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)

  • 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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  • The Galactic Center Molecular Cloud Survey. I. A Steep Linewidth-Size Relation & Suppression of Star Formation

    • Kauffmann J
    • Pillai T
    • Zhang Q
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  • The Galactic Center Molecular Cloud Survey. II. A Lack of Dense Gas & Cloud Evolution along Galactic Center Orbits

    • Kauffmann J
    • Pillai T
    • Zhang Q
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  • Star Formation in the Galactic Center

    • Kauffmann J
    • Jens
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Professional experience

Senior Postdoctoral Researcher

California Institute of Technology

October 2012 - Present

Postdoctoral Resarcher

Harvard University

Education history

PhD in Physics & Astronomy

Rheinische Friedrich- Wilhelms- Universität Bonn

August 1995 - August 2006(11 years)