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A hydrochemical hybrid code (KM2) and its benchmarks for a Photon-Dominated Region (PDR)
Map of the abundance of the CS molecule
Morata, Oscar
Support Scientist
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Office: ASMAB 1305
TEL: +886-2-2366-5426
FAX: +886-2-2367-7849
Email: omorata_replace2@_asiaa.sinica.edu.tw

Research Interests

star formation; radio astronomy; astrochemistry; dust

Recent Journal Papers

  1. Naslim, N, Tokuda, K., Onishi, T., Kemper, F., Wong, T., Morata, O., Takada, S., Harada, R., Kawamura, A., Saigo, K., Indebetouw, R., Madden, S. C., Hony, S., Meixner, M., "ALMA reveals molecular cloud N55 in the Large Magellanic Cloud as a site of massive star formation" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 2018-01 [SCI]
  2. Barrado, D., de Gregorio-Monsalvo, I., Hu\'elamo, N., Morales-Calder\'on, M., Bayo, A., Palau, A., Ruiz, M.~T., Rivi\`ere-Marichalar, P., Bouy, H., Morata, O., Stauffer, J., Eiroa, C., "Early phases in the stellar and substellar formation and evolution. Infrared and submillimeter data in the Barnard 30 dark cloud" , ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS, 2018-01 [SCI]
  3. Johnstone, D., Herczeg, G.~J., Mairs, S,, Hatchell, J., Bower, G.~C., Kirk, H., Lane, J., Bell, G.~S., Graves, S., Aikawa, Y., Chen, H.-R., Chen, W.-P., Kang, M., Kang, S.-J., Lee, J.-E., Morata, O. , Pon, A., Scicluna, P., Scholz, A., Takahashi, S., Yoo, H., "The JCMT Transient Survey: Stochastic and Secular Variability of Protostars and Disks In the Sub-Millimeter Observed Over Eighteen Months" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 2018-01 [SCI]
  4. Barrado, D., de Gregorio-Monsalvo, I., Hu\'elamo, N., Morales-Calder\'on, M., Bayo, A., Palau, A., Ruiz, M. T., Rivi\`ere-Marichalar, P., Bouy, H., Morata, O., Stauffer, J., Eiroa, C., "Early phases in the stellar and substellar formation and evolution. Infrared and submillimeter data in the Barnard 30 dark cloud" , ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS, 2015-12, submitted [SCI]
  5. Herczeg, G.~J., Johnstone, D.~I., Mairs, S., Hatchell, J., Lee, J.-E., Bower, G.~C., Chen, H.-R., Aikawa, Y., Yoo, H., Kang, S.-J., Kang, M., Chen, W.-P. , Williams, J.~P., Bae, J., Dunham, M.~M., Vorobiov, E.~I., Zhu, Z., Rao, R., Kirk, H., Takahashi, S., Morata, O., Lacaille, K., Lane, J., Pon, A., Scholz, A., Samal, M.~R., Bell, G.~S., Graves, S., Lee, E.~K., Parsons, H., He, Y., Zhou, J., Kim, M.-R., Chapman, S., Drabek-Maunder, E., Chung, E.~J. , Eyres, S.~P.~S., Forbrich, J., Hillenbrand, L.~A., Inutsuka, S., Kim, G. , Kim, K.-H., Kuan, Y.-J., Kwon, W., Lai, S.-P., Lalchand, B., Lee, C.~W., Lee, C.-F., Long, F., Lyo, A.-R., Qian, L., Scicluna, P., Soam, A., Stamatellos, D., Takakuwa, S., Tang, Y.-W., Wang, H., Wang, Y., "How do stars gain their mass? A JCMT/SCUBA-2 Transient survey of protostars in nearby star forming regions" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 849, 43, 2017-11 [SCI]
  6. Mairs, S., Johnstone, D., Kirk, H., Lane, J., Bell, G.~S., Graves, S., Herczeg, G.~J., Scicluna, P., Bower, G.~C., Chen, H.-R.~V., Hatchell, J., Aikawa, Y., Chen, W.-P., Kang, M., Kang, S.-J., Lee, J.-E., Morata, O., Pon, A., Scholz, A., Takahashi, S., Yoo, H., "The JCMT Transient Survey: Identifying Submillimetre Continuum Variability over Several Year Timescales Using Archival JCMT Gould Belt Survey Observations" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 849, 107, 2017-11 [SCI]
  7. Ju\'arez, C., Girart, J.M., Frau, P., Palau, A., Estalella, R., Morata, O., Alves, F. O., Beltr\'an, M. T., Padovani, M., "A correlation between chemistry, polarization and dust properties in the Pipe Nebula starless core FeSt 1-457" , ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS: 597, A74, 2017-01, submitted [SCI]
  8. Huélamo, N., de Gregorio Monsalvo, I., Palau, A., Barrado, D., Bayo, A., Ruiz, M. T., Zapata, L., Bouy, H., Morata, O., Morales-Calderón, M., Eiroa, C., Ménard, F., "A search of pre- and proto-brown dwarfs in the dark cloud Barnard 30 with ALMA" , ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS: 597, 0, 2017-01 [SCI]
  9. de Gregorio-Monsalvo, I., Barrado, D., Bouy, H., Bayo, A., Palau, A., Morales-Calderón, M., Huélamo, N., Morata, O., Merín, B, Eiroa, C., "A submillimeter search for pre- and proto-brown dwarfs in Chamaeleon II using APEX/LABOCA" , ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS: 509, A79, 2016-05, accepted [SCI]
  10. Thompson, M. A., Scicluna, P, Kemper, F., Geach, J. E., Dunham, M. M., Morata, O., Ertel, S., Ho, P. T. P., Dempsey, J., Coulson, I., Petipas, G., Kristensen, L., "KIC 8462852 does not possess large quantities of circumstellar dust" , MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY: 458, L39, 2016-05, submitted [SCI]
  11. Hirashita, H., Koch, P.M., Matsushita, S., Takakuwa, S., Nakamura, M., Asada, K., Liu, H., Urata, Y., Wang, M.-J., Wang, W.-H., Takahashi, S., Tang, Y.-W., Chang, H.-H., Huang, K., Morata, O., Otsuka, M., Lin, K.-Y., Tsai, A.-L., Lin, Y.-T., Srinivasan, S., Martin-Cocher, P., Pu, H.-Y., Kemper, F., Patel, N., Grimes, P., Huang, Y.-D., Han, C.-C., Huang, Y.-R., Nishioka, H., Lin, C.-C., Paine, S., Zhang, Q., Keto, E., Burgos, R., Chen, M.-T., Inoue, M., Ho, P.T.P., "First-generation science cases for ground-based Terahertz telescopes" , PUBLICATIONS OF THE ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF JAPAN: 68(1), R1, 2016-02 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  12. Motoyama, K., Morata, O., Shang, H., Krasnopolsky, R., Hasegawa, T., "A hydrochemical hybrid code for astrophysical problems. I. Code verification and benchmarks for Photon-Dominated Regions (PDR)" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 808, 46, 2015-07 [SCI]
  13. Morata, O., Palau, A., González, R. F., de Gregorio-Monsalvo, I., Ribas, A., Perger, M., Bouy, H., Barrado, D., Eiroa, C., Bayo, A., Huélamo, N., Morales-Calderón, M., Rodríguez, L. F., "First detection of thermal radiojets in proto-brown dwarf candidates" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 807, 55, 2015-07 [SCI]
  14. Neelamkodan, N., Kemper, F., Madden, S. C., Hony, S., Galliano, F., Yang. Y., Bot, C., Seok, J., van Loon, J. Th., Meixner, M., Hughes, A., Otsuka, M., Srinivasan, S., Lebouteiller, v., Hirashita, H., Morata, O., Indebetouw, R., Gordon, K. D., You-Hua, C., Bernard, J.-P., Reach, W.T., "Molecular hydrogen emission in the interstellar medium of the Large Magellanic Cloud" , MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY: 446, 2490-2504, 2015-01 [SCI]
  15. Morata, O., Kuan, Y.-J., Ho, P.T.P., Huang, H.-C., Magnier, E. A., Zhao-Geisler, R., "Millimetric and sub-millimetric observations of IRAS 05327+3404 "Holoea" in M36" , ASTRONOMICAL JOURNAL: 146, 49, 2013-09 [SCI]
  16. Mispelaer, F., Theulé, P., Aouididi, H., Noble, J., Duvernay, F., Danger, G., Roubin, P., Morata, O., Hasegawa, T.I., Chiavassa, T., "Diffusion measurements of CO, HNCO, H2CO and NH3 in amorphous water ice" , ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS: 555, A13, 2013-07 [SCI]
  17. Morata, O., Hasegawa, T. I., "Effects of H$_2$ coating of grains on depletion of molecular species" , MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY: 429, 3578-3583, 2013-02 [SCI]
  18. Frau, P., Girart, J. M., Beltrán, M. T., Padovani, M., Busquet, G., Morata, O., Masqué, J. M., Alves, F. O., Sánchez-Monge, A., Franco, G. A. P., Estalella, R., "Young starless cores embedded in the magnetically dominated Pipe Nebula. II. Extended dataset." , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 759, 3, 2012-11 [SCI]
  19. O. Morata, J. M. Girart, R. Estalella, R.T. Garrod, "Probing the physical and chemical structure of the CS core in LDN 673. Multitransitional and continuum observations" , MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY: 425, 1980-1991, 2012-09 [SCI]
  20. Palau, A., de Gregorio-Monsalvo, I., (Morata, O.), Stamatellos, D., Huélamo, N., Eiroa, C., Bayo, A., Morales-Calderón, M., Bouy, H., Ribas, A., Asmus, D., Barrado, D., "A search for pre-substellar cores and proto-brown dwarf candidates in Taurus: multiwavelength analysis in the B213-L1495 clouds" , MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY: 424, 2778-2791, 2012-08 [SCI]
  21. Rimmer, P. B.*, Herbst, E., (Morata, O.), Roueff, E., "Observing a column-dependent $\zeta$ in dense interstellar sources: the case of the Horsehead Nebula" , ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS: 537, A7, 2012-01 [SCI]
  22. Christie, H.*, Viti, S., Williams, D.A., Girart, J. M., (Morata, O.), "Chemistry of dense clumps near moving Herbig-Haro objects" , MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY: 416, 288-293, 2011-09 [SCI]
  23. P. Theule, F. Duvernay, A. Ilmane, T. Hasegawa, (O. Morata), S. Coussan, G. Danger, T. Chiavassa, "Kinetics of OCN$^-$ and HOCN formation from the HNCO $+$ H$_2$O thermal reaction in interstellar ice analogs" , ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS: 530, A96, 2011-06 [SCI]
  24. Frau, P. *; Girart, J. M.; Beltrán, M. T.; (Morata, O.); Masqué, J. M.; Busquet, G.; Alves, F. O.; Sánchez-Monge, A.; Estalella, R,; Franco, G. A. P., "Young starless cores embedded in the magnetically dominated Pipe Nebula" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 723(2), 1665-1677, 2010-11 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  25. Barrado D; Morales-Calderón M; Palau A; Bayo A; de Gregorio-Monsalvo I; Eiroa C; Huélamo N; Bouy H; Morata O; Schmidtobreick L , "A proto brown dwarf candidate in Taurus " , ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS: 508(2), 859-867, 2009-12 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  26. Suárez O; Gómez JF; Miranda LF; Torrelles JM; Gómez Y; Anglada G; Morata O, "Water maser detections in southern post-AGB stars and Planetary Nebulae candidates" , ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS: 505(1), 217-225, 2009-10 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  27. Morata O; Herbst E, "Time-dependent models of dense PDR's with complex molecules" , MONTHLY NOTICES OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY: 390(4), 1549-1561, 2008-11 [SCI] (Fulltext)
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