The Dynamic & Chemical Connection

- Rescheduled -

19 - 23 October 2020

Venue: Lorentz Center@Virtual

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Understanding the newest observations of protoplanetary disks

Planets are formed in protoplanetary disks around young stars. Recent advancements in observational facilities have transformed our view of protoplanetary disks. However, the theoretical models required to explain these observations are currently lacking. This Lorentz Center Workshop will bring together experts across radiative transfer, (magneto-)hydrodynamics and chemical evolution of gas and dust.  We will develop a set of well defined case-studies for protoplanetary (and circumplanetary) disks that will allow to study the interplay between dynamics, microphysics and chemistry in a controlled way. Our results will drive forward the interconnection required to develop a modelling framework that can realistically and self-consistently be applied to properly understand current and upcoming observations of planet-forming disks.

The key goals of this workshop (and subsequent periods of collaboration) are:

- A significant knowledge transfer among the participants in order to form effective working groups to tackle the identified challenges.

- The definition of key case-studies for the interconnection of dust dynamics, chemistry, and their resulting influence on the temperature structure of disks.

- The determination of a technical framework that ensures modularity between approaches, allowing us (and others) to test and compare new methods in a coherent manner.


    October 19

    09:3010:00 Registration/Arrival
    10:0010:15 Welcome and introduction Lorentz Center
    10:1510:30 Welcome and introduction Organizers
    10:3012:00 Round of participant presentations (expertise and goal aims)
    12:0013:30 Lunch/Free discussion
    13:3014:30 INTRODUCTION: Observations/observables
    14:3015:30 INTRODUCTION: Astrochemistry
    15:3016:00 Coffee/Tea break
    16:0017:00 INTRODUCTION: Disk theoretical perspective
    17:0019:00 Welcome Wine & Cheese

    October 20

    09:0009:15 Summary (prev. day) and goals for today
    09:1510:00 TALK: Dust dynamics (dust, hydro)
    10:0010:30 Discussion (identify the main problems)
    10:3011:00 Coffee/Tea break
    11:0012:00 TALK: Thermochemistry in disks
    12:0012:30 Discussion (identify the main problems)
    12:3014:00 Lunch/Free discussion
    14:0015:00 Work session: define use cases
    15:0016:30 Work session + Coffee/Tea
    16:3017:00 Review progress/Discussion

    October 21

    09:0009:15 Summary (prev. day) and goals for today
    09:1510:00 TALK: Connecting chemistry + dynamics
    10:0010:30 Discussion (identify the main problems)
    10:3011:00 Coffee/Tea break
    11:0012:30 Work session: define use cases
    12:3014:00 Lunch/Free discussion
    14:0015:00 TALK/DISCUSSION: Chemical networks (solver, reduction methods, uncertainties)
    15:0016:30 Work session + Coffee/Tea
    16:3017:00 Review progress/discussion
    17:0021:00 Workshop Dinner

    October 22

    09:0009:15 Summary (prev. day) and goals for today
    09:1510:00 TALK/DISCUSSION: Heating/Cooling (methods, most important processes)
    10:0012:00 Work Session + Coffee/Tea
    12:0013:30 Lunch/Free discussion
    13:3015:00 Work session + Coffee/Tea
    15:0016:30 Work session (final definitions of uses cases)
    16:3017:00 Review progress

    October 23

    09:0009:45 Workshop Achievements
    09:4510:30 Define infrastructure (webpage, git repository, result dissemination plans)
    10:3011:00 Coffee/Tea break
    11:0012:30 Identify next tasks / Conclusions
    12:3014:00 Lunch/Free discussions
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    Christian Rab, University of Groningen  

    John Ilee, University of Leeds  

    Tommaso Grassi, Ludwig-Maximilians-University  

    Cassandra Hall, University of Leicester  

    Christian Ginski, University of Amsterdam  

Wendy van der Linden

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