Jens Kauffmann

Senior Postdoctoral Researcher

California Institute of Technology

Location
Pasadena, California, United States
Discipline
Physics and Astronomy
Interests
star formation at low and high masses; collapse of clouds into stars
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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.
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Publications

  • CARMA LARGE AREA STAR FORMATION SURVEY: OBSERVATIONAL ANALYSIS OF FILAMENTS IN THE SERPENS SOUTH MOLECULAR CLOUD

    Fernández-López M, Arce H, Looney L, Mundy L, Storm S, Teuben P et al.

    The Astrophysical Journal (2014)

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  • CARMA LARGE AREA STAR FORMATION SURVEY: PROJECT OVERVIEW WITH ANALYSIS OF DENSE GAS STRUCTURE AND KINEMATICS IN BARNARD 1

    Storm S, Mundy L, Fernández-López M, Lee K, Looney L, Teuben P et al.

    The Astrophysical Journal (2014)

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  • CARMA LARGE AREA STAR FORMATION SURVEY: STRUCTURE AND KINEMATICS OF DENSE GAS IN SERPENS MAIN

    Lee K, Fernández-López M, Storm S, Looney L, Mundy L, Segura-Cox D et al.

    The Astrophysical Journal (2014)

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  • LOW VIRIAL PARAMETERS IN MOLECULAR CLOUDS: IMPLICATIONS FOR HIGH-MASS STAR FORMATION AND MAGNETIC FIELDS

    Kauffmann J, Pillai T, Goldsmith P

    The Astrophysical Journal (2013)

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  • Cores, filaments, and bundles: hierarchical core formation in the L1495/B213 Taurus region

    Hacar A, Tafalla M, Kauffmann J, Kovács A

    Astronomy & Astrophysics (2013)

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  • MASSIVE QUIESCENT CORES IN ORION: DYNAMICAL STATE REVEALED BY HIGH-RESOLUTION AMMONIA MAPS

    Li D, Kauffmann J, Zhang Q, Chen W

    \apj (2013)

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  • THE GALACTIC CENTER CLOUD G0.253+0.016: A MASSIVE DENSE CLOUD WITH LOW STAR FORMATION POTENTIAL

    Kauffmann J, Pillai T, Zhang Q

    \apj (2013)

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  • THE DUST EMISSIVITY SPECTRAL INDEX IN THE STARLESS CORE TMC-1C

    Schnee S, Enoch M, Noriega-Crespo A, Sayers J, Terebey S, Caselli P et al.

    \apj (2010)

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  • DUST SPECTRAL ENERGY DISTRIBUTIONS IN THE ERA OF HERSCHEL AND PLANCK : A HIERARCHICAL BAYESIAN-FITTING TECHNIQUE

    Kelly B, Shetty R, Stutz A, Kauffmann J, Goodman A, Launhardt R

    \apj (2012)

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  • H 2 D + IN THE HIGH-MASS STAR-FORMING REGION CYGNUS X

    Pillai T, Caselli P, Kauffmann J, Zhang Q, Thompson M, Lis D

    \apj (2012)

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  • THE ENIGMATIC CORE L1451-mm: A FIRST HYDROSTATIC CORE? OR A HIDDEN VeLLO?

    Pineda J, Arce H, Schnee S, Goodman A, Bourke T, Foster J et al.

    \apj (2011)

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  • Confirmation of the VeLLO L1148−IRS: star formation at very low (column) density★

    Kauffmann J, Bertoldi F, Bourke T, Myers P, Lee C, Huard T

    \mnras (2011)

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  • Volume density thresholds for overall star formation imply mass-size thresholds for massive star formation

    Parmentier G, Kauffmann J, Pillai T, Menten K

    \mnras (2011)

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  • Probing the initial conditions of high-mass star formation

    Pillai T, Kauffmann J, Wyrowski F, Hatchell J, Gibb A, Thompson M

    \aap (2011)

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  • THE EFFECT OF NOISE ON THE DUST TEMPERATURE-SPECTRAL INDEX CORRELATION

    Shetty R, Kauffmann J, Schnee S, Goodman A

    \apj (2009)

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  • THE EFFECT OF LINE-OF-SIGHT TEMPERATURE VARIATION AND NOISE ON DUST CONTINUUM OBSERVATIONS

    Shetty R, Kauffmann J, Schnee S, Goodman A, Ercolano B

    \apj (2009)

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  • Dynamical and chemical properties of the “starless” core L1014

    Crapsi A, DeVries C, Huard T, Lee J, Myers P, Ridge N et al.

    \aap (2005)

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  • DENSE CORES IN PERSEUS: THE INFLUENCE OF STELLAR CONTENT AND CLUSTER ENVIRONMENT

    Foster J, Rosolowsky E, Kauffmann J, Pineda J, Borkin M, Caselli P et al.

    \apj (2009)

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  • HOW MANY INFRARED DARK CLOUDS CAN FORM MASSIVE STARS AND CLUSTERS?

    Kauffmann J, Pillai T

    \apj (2010)

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  • THE MASS-SIZE RELATION FROM CLOUDS TO CORES. II. SOLAR NEIGHBORHOOD CLOUDS

    Kauffmann J, Pillai T, Shetty R, Myers P, Goodman A

    \apj (2010)

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  • THE EFFECT OF PROJECTION ON DERIVED MASS-SIZE AND LINEWIDTH-SIZE RELATIONSHIPS

    Shetty R, Collins D, Kauffmann J, Goodman A, Rosolowsky E, Norman M

    \apj (2010)

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  • THE MASS-SIZE RELATION FROM CLOUDS TO CORES. I. A NEW PROBE OF STRUCTURE IN MOLECULAR CLOUDS

    Kauffmann J, Pillai T, Shetty R, Myers P, Goodman A

    \apj (2010)

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  • The Spitzer c2d Survey of Large, Nearby, Interstellar Clouds. I. Chamaeleon II Observed with MIPS

    Young K, Harvey P, Brooke T, Chapman N, Kauffmann J, Bertoldi F et al.

    \apj (2005)

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  • Structure and Stability of Prestellar Cores

    Kauffmann J, Bertoldi F

    ArXiv Astrophysics e-prints (2004)

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  • The Effect of Noise in Dust Emission Maps on the Derivation of Column Density, Temperature, and Emissivity Spectral Index

    Schnee S, Kauffmann J, Goodman A, Bertoldi F

    \apj (2007)

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  • An Ammonia Spectral Atlas of Dense Cores in Perseus

    Rosolowsky E, Pineda J, Foster J, Borkin M, Kauffmann J, Caselli P et al.

    \apjs (2008)

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  • MAMBO mapping of Spitzer c2d small clouds and cores

    Kauffmann J, Bertoldi F, Bourke T, Evans N, Lee C

    \aap (2008)

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  • Structural Analysis of Molecular Clouds: Dendrograms

    Rosolowsky E, Pineda J, Kauffmann J, Goodman A

    \apj (2008)

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  • The COMPLETE Structure of L1448

    Kauffmann J, Rosolowsky E, Pineda J, Foster J, Goodman A

    \apj, {\itshape in preparation} (2009)

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  • A role for self-gravity at multiple length scales in the process of star formation

    Goodman A, Rosolowsky E, Borkin M, Foster J, Halle M, Kauffmann J et al.

    \nat (2009)

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  • Identifying the Low-Luminosity Population of Embedded Protostars in the c2d Observations of Clouds and Cores

    Dunham M, Crapsi A, Evans II N, Bourke T, Huard T, Myers P et al.

    \apjs (2008)

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  • The Structure and Stability of Star-Forming Molecular Clouds

    Kauffmann J

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  • Spitzer discovery of very low luminosity objects

    Kauffmann J, Bertoldi F, Evans N, the C2D Collaboration

    Astronomische Nachrichten (2005)

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  • A ``Starless'' Core that Isn't: Detection of a Source in the L1014 Dense Core with the Spitzer Space Telescope

    Young C, Jørgensen J, Shirley Y, Kauffmann J, Huard T, Lai S et al.

    \apjs (2004)

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  • Column Density, Temperature and Emissivity Spectral Index Maps of the Starless Core TMC-1C from 450, 850 and 1200 {μ}m Images

    Schnee S, Kauffmann J

    Protostars and Planets V (2005)

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  • An Ammonia Survey of the Taurus Molecular Cloud

    Kauffmann J, Tafalla M, Crapsi A

    \apj, {\itshape in preparation} (2009)

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  • Going Long: Studying the Initial Conditions for Brown Dwarfs and Low-Mass Stars with Spitzer at 160 microns

    Bourke T, Brooke T, Dunham M, Evans N, Huard T, Jorgensen J et al.

    Spitzer Proposal ID #30384 (2006)

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Professional experience

Senior Postdoctoral Researcher

California Institute of Technology

October 2012 - Present

Postdoctoral Resarcher

Harvard University

Present

Education history

Rheinische Friedrich- Wilhelms- Universität Bonn

PhD in Physics & Astronomy

August 1995 - August 2006 (11 years)