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The 7 mm Continuum Image of the Binary Protostellar System L1551 IRS 5
Detection of Multiple Bipolar Flows in NGC 7027 with SMA
Lim, Jeremy
Adjunct Research Fellow; University of Hong Kong
photo of Lim, Jeremy
Email: jlim_replace2@_asiaa.sinica.edu.tw

Education and Positions

  • Adjunct Research Fellow, ASIAA (2009~present)
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan (2005~present)
  • Research Fellow, ASIAA (2009)
  • Associate Research Fellow, ASIAA (2000~2008)
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, National Central University, Chungli, Taiwan (1999~2000)
  • Assistant Research Fellow, ASIAA (1996~2000)
  • Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow, ASIAA (1995~1996)
  • Research Fellow, California Institute of Technology, USA (1992~1994)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Maryland, USA (1991~1992)
  • Ph.D., Astrophysics, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia (1986~1991)
  • B.S., Physics, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia (1982~1984)
  • B.S. (Hons), Physics, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia (1985)

Research Interests

My work spans the Sun to the most distant galaxies, and has provided crisp answers to questions at the frontier of research in a number of different fields in astrophysics. A few examples are: (1) What do other stars look like? Our image of the red supergiant Betelgeuse shows that this star has a highly extended and asymmetric atmosphere; (2) Unlike our Sun, most stars form as members of binary or multiple systems: how such systems form is one of the most important unanswered questions in star formation. Our observations of L1551 IRS5 provides the first direct evidence that multiple protostellar systems can form through the fragmentation of their surrounding molecular gas condensation, as is most commonly invoked by contemporary theoretical models. (3) The mechanism(s) that triggers luminous nuclear activity in galaxies has been an outstanding mystery ever since the discovery of quasars in the early 1960's. Our observations of active spiral galaxies in atomic hydrogen gas reveal that, tidal interactions is the dominant mechanism for initiating events that lead to relatively luminous nuclear activity in local spiral galaxies.

Recent Journal Papers

  1. Huang ZY; Hasegawa TI; Trung DV; Kwok S; Muller S; Hirano N; Lim J; Muthu C; Lyo A, "Detection of Multiple Bipolar Flows in NGC 7027 with Submillimeter Array" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 722(1), 273-280, 2010-10 [SCI]
  2. Phan-Bao N; Lim J; Donati JF, et al., "Magnetic Field Topology in Low-Mass Stars: Spectropolarimetric Observations of M Dwarfs" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 704(2), 1721-1729, 2009-10 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  3. Dinh-V-Trung; Lim J, "Tracing the asymmetry in the envelope around the carbon rich star CIT 6" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 701(1), 292–297, 2009-08 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  4. Dinh-V-Trung; Chiu P-J; Lim J, "Shock-enhanced ammonia emission in the Egg nebula" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 700(1), 86-94, 2009-07 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  5. Wu P-F; Takakuwa S; Lim J, "Multiple Bipolar Molecular Outflows from the L1551 IRS5 Protostellar System" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 698(1), 184–197, 2009-06 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  6. Ho I-T; Lim J; Dinh-V-Trung, "Multiple Radial Cool Molecular Filaments in NGC 1275" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 698(2), 1191-1206, 2009-06 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  7. Su YN; Liu SY; Lim J, "Subarcsecond Imaging of the High-Mass Star Forming Region Onsala 1" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 698(2), 1981-1988, 2009-06 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  8. Dinh-V-Trung; Lim J, "The shaping effect of collimated fast outflows in the Egg nebula" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 698(1), 439-444, 2009-06 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  9. Dinh-V-Trung; Muller S; Lim J; Kwok S; et al., "Probing the mass-loss history of the yellow hypergiant IRC+10420" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 697(1), 409-419, 2009-05 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  10. Ho PTP; Altamirano P; Chang CH; Chang SH; et al., "The Yuan-Tseh Lee Array for Microwave Background Anisotropy" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 694(2), 1610-1618, 2009-04 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  11. Matsushita S; ...; Chou RCY; ...; Lim J; Muller S; ...; Sakamoto K; Sawada-Satoh S; et al., "SMA CO(J=6-5) and 435 micron interferometric imaging of the nuclear region of Arp 220" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 693(1), 56-68, 2009-03 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  12. Phan-Bao N; ...; Lee CF; Tang YW; Ho PTP; ...; Lim J; Ohashi N; Shang H, "First Confirmed Detection of a Bipolar Molecular Outflow from a Young Brown Dwarf" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 689(2), L141-L144, 2008-12 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  13. Muller S; Dinh-V-Trung; He JH; Lim J, "Distribution and kinematics of the HCN(3-2) emission down to the innermost region in the envelope of the O-rich star W Hya" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 684(1), L33-L36, 2008-09 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  14. Ao Y-P; Dinh-V-Trung; Lim J; ...; Matsushita S, "Molecular Gas and Star formation in ARP 302" , ASTRONOMICAL JOURNAL: 36(3), 1118-1126, 2008-09 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  15. Hsieh P-Y; Matsushita S; Lim J; ...; Sawada-Satoh S, "Intereferometirc 12CO(J=2-1) image of the nuclear region of Seyfert 1 galaxy NGC 1097" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 683(1), 70-77, 2008-08 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  16. Lee H-T; Lim J, "On the Formation of Perseus OB1 at High Galacitc Latitudes" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 679(2), 1352-1363, 2008-06 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  17. Kuo C-Y; Lim J; Tang Y-W; Ho PTP, "Prevalence of Tidal Interactions among Local Seyfert Galaxies" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 679(2), 1047-1093, 2008-06 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  18. Tang Y-W; Kuo C-Y; Lim J; Ho PTP, "Prevalence of Tidal Interactions among Local Seyfert Galaxies: The Control Experiment" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 679(2), 1094-1127, 2008-06 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  19. Ho PTP; Altimirano P;...; Chang S-W; Chang C-H; Chen MT; et al., "The Yuan Tseh Lee AMiBA Project" , MODERN PHYSICS LETTERS A: 23(20), 1243-1251, 2008-06 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  20. Dinh-V-Trung; Lim J, "Molecular shells in IRC+10216: evidence for anisotropic, episodic mass loss enhancement" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 678(1), 303-308, 2008-05 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  21. Dinh-V-Trung; Bujarrabal V; ...; Lim J; Kwok S, "Massive expanding torus and collimated outflow in young planetary nebula NGC 6302" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 673(2), 934-941, 2008-02 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  22. Phan-Bao N; Bessell M; Martin EL; ...; Lim J; et al., "Discovery of new nearby L and late-M dwarfs at low Galactic latitude from the DENIS database" , MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY: 383(3), 831-844, 2008-01 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  23. Lim J; Ao Y-P; Dinh-V-Trung, "Radially Inflowing Molecular Gas in NGC 1275 Deposited by an X-Ray Cooling Flow in the Perseus Cluster" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 672(1), 252-265, 2008-01 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  24. Nakashima J; Fong D; Hasegawa T; Hirano N; Koning N; Kwok S; Lim J; Dinh-Van-Trung; Young K, "Submillimeter Array Observation of the Proto-Planetary Nebula CRL 618 in the CO J = 6-5 Line" , ASTRONOMICAL JOURNAL: 134(5), 2035-2045, 2007-11 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  25. Chou RCY; Peck AB; Lim J; Matsushita S; Muller S; Sawada-Satoh S; Dinh-V-Trung; Boone F; Henkel C, "The Circumnuclear Molecular Gas in the Seyfert Galaxy NGC 4945" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 670(1), 116-128, 2007-11 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  26. Lee TH; Lim J; Kwok S, "Optically-Thick Cores of Narrow-Waist Bipolar Nebulae" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 665(1), 341-354, 2007-08 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  27. Garcia-Burrilo S; Combes F; Neri R; Fuente A; Usero A; Leon S; Lim J, "Fueling the central engine of radio galaxies: I. The molecular/dusty disk of 4C 31.04" , ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS: 468(3), L71-L75, 2007-06 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  28. Matsushita S; Muller S; Lim J, "Jet-disturbed molecular gas near the Seyfert 2 nucleus in M51" , ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS: 468(3), L49-L52, 2007-06 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  29. Sawada-Satoh S; Ho PTP; Muller S; Matsushita S; Lim J, "Structure and Kinematics of CO (J=2-1) Emission in the Central Region of NGC4258" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 658(2), 851-858, 2007-04 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  30. Phan-Bao N; Osten RA; Lim J; Martin EL; Ho PTP, "Discovery of Radio Emission from the Tight M8 Binary: LP 349-25" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 658(1), 553-556, 2007-03 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  31. Muller S; Dinh-V-Trung; Lim J; Hirano N; Muthu C; Kwok S, "The molecular envelope around the red supergiant VY CMa" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 656(2), 1109-1120, 2007-02 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  32. Chen HR; Su YN; Liu SY; Hunter TR; Wilner DJ; Zhang Q; Lim J; Ho PTP; Ohashi N; Hirano N, "654 GHz Continuum and C18O(6-5) Observations of G240.31+0.07 with the Submillimeter Array" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 654(1), L87-L90, 2007-01 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  33. Lim J; Takakuwa S, "Properties and Formation of the Multiple Protostellar System L1551~IRS5" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 653(1), 425-436, 2006-12 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  34. Chiu PJ; Hoang CT; Dinh-V-Trung; Lim J; Kwok S; Hirano N ; Muthu C, "A Slowly Expanding Disk and Fast Bipolar Outflow from the S Star π1 Gruis" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 645(1), 605-612, 2006-07 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  35. Phan-Bao N; Martin EL; Donati J-F; Lim J, "Magnetic Fields in M Dwarfs: Rapid Magnetic Field Variability in EV Lacertae" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 646 (1), L73-L76, 2006-07 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  36. Lin SY; Ohashi N; Lim J; Ho PTP; Fukagawa M; Tamura M, "Possible Molecular Spiral Arms in the Protoplanetary Disk of AB Aur" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 645(2), 1297-1304, 2006-07 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  37. Buson LM; Cappellari M; ...; Lim J; Pizzella A; et al., "NGC 7679: an anomalous, composite Seyfert 1 galaxy whose X-ray luminous AGN vanishes at optical wavelengths" , ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS: 447(2), 441-451, 2006-02 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  38. Phan-Bao N; Martin EL; Reyle C; ...; Lim J, "Widely separated binary systems of very low-mass stars" , ASTRONOMISCHE NACHRICHTEN: 326(10), 1031-1032, 2005-12 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  39. Phan-Bao N; Martin EL; ...; Lim J, "Discovery of a widely separated binary system of very low mass stars" , ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS: 439(2), L19-L22, 2005-08 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  40. Su Y-N; Liu SY; Lim J; Ohashi N; ...; Ho PTP, "Search for Calibrators for the Submillimeter Array.I. High-Mass Star-forming Regions" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 616(1), L39-L42, 2004-11 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  41. Matsushita S; Sakamoto K; Kuo CY; Hsieh PY; Dinh-V-Trung; ...; Liu SY; Ohashi N; Lim J, "Submillimeter Array 12CO (J=3-2) Interferometric Observations of the Central Region of M51" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 616(1), L55-L58, 2004-11 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  42. Beuther H; Zhang Q; ...; Ho PTP; Liu SY; Ohashi N; Su YN; Lim J, "Submillimeter Array Multiline Observations of the Massive Star-forming Region IRAS 18089-1732" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 616(1), L19-L22, 2004-11 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  43. Beuther H; Hunter TR; ...; Ho PTP; Ohashi N; Su YN; Lim J; Liu SY, "Submillimeter Array Outflow/Disk Studies in the Massive Star-forming Region IRAS 18089-1732" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 616(1), L23-L26, 2004-11 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  44. Greene J; Lim J; Ho PTP, "Evidence for Interactions in H I Imaging of Seyfert Galaxies" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL SUPPLEMENT SERIES: 153(1), 93-117, 2004-07 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  45. Sollins PK; Hunter TR; ...; Ho PTP; Lim J; Liu SY; Ohashi N; Sridharan TK; Su YN; et al, "Mapping the Outflow from G589-039 in SiO J = 5 --> 4" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 616(1), L35-L38, 2004-05 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  46. Su Y-N; Zhang Q; Lim J, "Bipolar Molecular Outflows from High-Mass Protostars" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 604(1), 258-271, 2004-03 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  47. Budding E; Lim J; Slee OB; White SM, "Correlation effects in microwave observations of selected RS CVn-like stars" , NEW ASTRONOMY: 7(1), 35-43, 2002-01 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  48. Dempsey RC; Neff JE; Lim J, "Simultaneous observations of variability at all atmospheric levels of V824 Arae (HD 155555)" , ASTRONOMICAL JOURNAL: 122(1), 332-348, 2001-07 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  49. Harper GM; Brown A; Lim J, "A spatially resolved, semiempirical model for the extended atmosphere of alpha Orionis (M2 IAB)" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 551(2), 1073-1098, 2001-04 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  50. Lim J; Leon S; Combes F; Dinh-V-Trung, "Molecular gas in the powerful radio galaxies 3C 31 and 3C 264: Major or minor mergers?" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 545(2), L93-L97, 2000-12 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  51. Lim J; Ho PTP, "Violent tidal disruptions of atomic hydrogen gas in quasar host galaxies" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 510(1), L7-L10, 1999-01 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  52. Lim J; Carilli CL; White SM; et al, "Large convection cells as the source of Betelgeuse's extended atmosphere" , NATURE: 392(6676), 575-577, 1998-04 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  53. Duncan RA; White SM; Lim J, "Evolution of the radio outburst from the supermassive star eta Carinae from 1992 to 1996" , MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY: 290(4), 680-688, 1997-10 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  54. Lim J; White SM, "Limits to Mass Outflows from Late-Type Dwarf Stars" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 462(2), L91-L94, 1996-05 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  55. Lim J; White SM; Cully SL, "The Eclipsing Radio Emission of the Precataclysmic Binary V471 Tauri" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 461(2), 1009-1015, 1996-04 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  56. Lim J; White SM; Slee OB, "The Radio Properties of the dMe Flare Star Proxima Centauri" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 460(2), 976-983, 1996-04 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  57. Lim J; White SM, "Radio Detection of Late-Type (G--K) Dwarf Stars in the Pleiades" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 453(1), 207-213, 1995-11 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  58. Aschwanden MJ; Lim J; Gary DE; Klimchuk JA, "Solar Rotation Stereoscopy in Microwaves" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 454(1), 512-521, 1995-11 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  59. Duncan RA; White SM; Lim J; et al, "Intense radio outburst from the supermassive star Eta Carinae" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 441(2), L73-L76, 1995-03 [SCI] (Fulltext)
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