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Paper: The Role of Opacities in Calculating the Structure and Evolution of Protoplanetary Disks
Volume: 515, Workshop on Astrophysical Opacities
Page: 231
Authors: Calvet, N.
Abstract: The most important heating agent of protoplanetary disks is absorption of radiation arising in the very active stellar atmosphere and in the accretion flows onto the star. Here, I give a brief review of the opacity mechanisms important in disks and of their current treatment.
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