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A New Method for Magnetic Field Strength Maps for Molecular Clouds
The circumstellar disk of AB Aurigae: evidence for envelope accretion at late stages of star formation?
Dust continuum and polarization from envelope to cores in star formation: a case study in the W51 North region
Shaped B field lines in the massive star-forming region Orion BN/KL
Morphology of magnetic field in high mass star formation region - W51 e2 and e8 cores
The Extremely High-Velocity Outflow from the Luminous Young Stellar Object G5.89-0.39
Magnetic Field Strength Maps
Magnetic field structure of Orion BN/KL
Tang, Ya-Wen
Assistant Project Scientist for ALMA
photo of Tang, Ya-Wen
Office: ASMAB 1306
TEL: +886-2-2366-5430
FAX: +886-2-2367-7849
Email: ywtang_replace2@_asiaa.sinica.edu.tw

Education and Positions

  • Assistant Project Scientist for ALMA (2017~present)
  • Postdoc fellow, ASIAA (2011~2016)
  • Postdoc fellow, Laboratoire de Bordeaux, France (2010~2012)
  • Postdoc fellow, ASIAA (2009~2010)
  • PhD in Physics, National Taiwan University (2004~2009)

Honors & Awards

  • Academia Sinica Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship (2013~2014)

Research Interests

Circumstellar Disks; Starformation; Magnetic Fields in the Interstellar Medium; Extragalactic Astronomy

Recent Journal PapersFor complete list of publications

  1. Carmen Juarez, Josep M. Girart, Manuel Zamora-Aviles, Ya-Wen Tang , Patrick Koch, Hauyu Baobab Liu, Aina Palau, Javier Ballesteros-Paredes, Qizhou Zhang, and Keping Qiu, "Magnetized converging flows towards the hot core in the intermediate/high-mass star-forming region NGC6334V" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: ,, 2017-06, submitted [SCI] (Fulltext)
  2. Ward-Thompson, D., Pattle, K., Bastien, P., ..., Tang, Ya-Wen, ..., "First results from BISTRO -- a SCUBA-2 polarimeter survey of the Gould Belt" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 842, 66 (10pp), 2017-06 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  3. Ya-Wen Tang*, Stephane Guilloteau, Anne Dutrey, Takayuki Muto, Bo-Ting Shen et al., "Planet Formation in AB Aurigae: Imaging of the inner gaseous Spirals observed inside the Dust Cavity" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 840, 32, 2017-05 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  4. Yi Yang, Jun Hashimoto, Saeko S. Hayashi, ..., Ya-Wen Tang et al., "Near-Infrared Imaging Polarimetry of Inner Region of GG Tau A Disk" , ASTRONOMICAL JOURNAL: 153, 7 (9pp), 2017-01 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  5. Ya-Wen Tang*, Anne Dutrey, Stephane Guilloteau, Edwige Chapillon, Vincent Pietu, Emmanuel di Folco, Jeff Bary, Tracy Beck, Herve Beust, Yann Boehler, Frederic Gueth, Jean-Marc Hure, Arnaud Pierens, Michal Simon, "Mapping CO Gas in the GG Tauri A Triple System with 50 AU Spatial Resolution" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 820, 19, 2016-03 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  6. Hirashita, Hiroyuki, Koch, Patrick M., Matsushita, Satoki, ..., Tang, Ya-Wen, ..., "First-generation science cases for ground-based terahertz telescopes" , PASJ: 68, 1, 2016-02 (Fulltext)
  7. Liu, T., Zhang, Q., Kim, K.-T., ..., Tang, Y.-W. et al., "Planck Cold Clumps in the λ Orionis Complex. I. Discovery of an Extremely Young Class 0 Protostellar Object and a Proto-brown Dwarf Candidate in the Bright-rimmed Clump PGCC G192.32-11.88" , ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS SUPPLEMENT SERIES: 222, 7 (28pp), 2016-01 (Fulltext)
  8. Hua-bai Li*, Ka Ho Yuen, Frank Otto, Po Kin Leung, T. K. Sridharan, Qizhou Zhang, Hauyu Liu, Ya-Wen Tang, Keping Qiu, "Self-similar Fragmentation and Magnetic Field Configurations in a Massive Star Formation Filament" , NATURE: 520, 518-521, 2015-04 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  9. Hsi-Wei Yen*, Patrick M. Koch, Shigehisa Takakuwa, Paul T. P. Ho, Nagayoshi Ohashi, Ya-Wen Tang , "Observations of Infalling and Rotational Motions on a 1,000-AU Scale around 17 Class 0 and 0/I Protostars: Hints of Disk Growth and Magnetic Braking?" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 799, 193, 2015-02 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  10. Patrick M. Koch*, Ya-Wen Tang, Paul T. P. Ho et al. , "The Importance of the Magnetic Field from an SMA-CSO-Combined Sample of Star-Forming Regions" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 797, 99 (17pp), 2014-12 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  11. M. Takami*, …, Y.-W. Tang, et al., "Surface Geometry of Protoplanetary Disks Inferred From Near-Infrared Imaging Polarimetry"" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 795, 71 (21pp), 2014-11 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  12. Dutrey, Anne*, …, Tang, Ya-Wen, "Possible planet formation in the young, low-mass, multiple stellar system GG Tau A" , NATURE: 514, 600-602, 2014-10 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  13. K. Qiu, Q. Zhang, K. M. Menten, H. B. Liu, Y.-W. Tang , and J. M. Girart, "Submillimeter Array Observations of Magnetic Fields in G240.31+0.07: an Hourglass in a Massive Cluster-forming Core" , Astrophysical Journal Letters: 794, L18 (6pp), 2014-10 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  14. Ya-Wen Tang*, Anne Dutrey, Stephane Guilloteau, ..., Paul T. P. Ho et al, "Circumbinary Ring, Circumstellar Disks and Accretion in the Binary System UY Aurigae" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 793(1), 10, 2014-09 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  15. Qizhou Zhang, Keping Qiu, Josep M. Girart, Hauyu (Baobab) Liu , Ya-Wen Tang, Patrick M. Koch et al., "Magnetic Fields and Massive Star Formation" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 792:116 (12pp), 2014-09 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  16. Keping Qiu, Qizhou Zhang, Karl M. Menten, Hauyu B. Liu, Ya-Wen Tang, "From Poloidal to Toroidal: Detection of Well-ordered Magnetic Field in High-mass Proto-cluster G35.2-0.74N" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 779, 182, 2013-12 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  17. Koch PM; Tang YW; Ho PTP, "Interpreting the Role of the Magnetic Field from Dust Polarization Maps" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 775(1), 77, 2013-09 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  18. Girart JM; Frau P; Zhang Q; Koch PM; Qiu K; Tang Y-W; Lai S-P; Ho PTP, "DR 21(OH): A Highly Fragmented, Magnetized, Turbulent Dense Core" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 722,69, 2013-07 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  19. Ya-Wen Tang*, Paul T. P. Ho, Patrick M. Koch, Stephane Guilloteau, Anne Dutrey, "Dust continuum and polarization from envelope to cores in star formation: a case study in the W51 North region" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 763,135 (11pp), 2013-02 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  20. Ya-Wen Tang*, Stephane Guilloteau, Vincent Pietu, Anne Dutrey, Nagayoshi Ohashi, Paul T. P. Ho, "The circumstellar disk of AB Aurigae: evidence for envelope accretion at late stages of star formation?" , ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS: 547, A84, 2012-11 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  21. Patrick M. Koch*, Ya-Wen Tang, Paul T. P. Ho, "Magnetic Field Strength Maps for Molecular Clouds: A New Method Based on a Polarization-Intensity Gradient Relation" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 747 (1), 79, 2012-03 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  22. Patrick M. Koch*, Ya-Wen Tang, Paul T. P. Ho, "Quantifying the Significance of the Magnetic Field from Large-scale Cloud to Collapsing Core: Self-similarity, Mass-to-flux Ratio, and Star Formation Efficiency" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 747(1), 80, 2012-03 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  23. Yu-Nung Su*, Sheng-Yuan Liu, Huei-Ru Chen, Ya-Wen Tang, "The Extremely High Velocity Outflow from the Luminous Young Stellar Object G5.89-0.39" , Astrophysical Journal Letters: 744(2), 26, 2012-01 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  24. Ngoc Phan-Bao*, Chin-Fei Lee, Paul T. P. Ho, Ya-Wen Tang, "Molecular Outflows in the Substellar Domain: Millimeter Observations of Young Very Low Mass Objects in Taurus and ρ Ophiuchi" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 735(1), 14P, 2011-07 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  25. Luis A. Zapata*, Ya-Wen Tang, Leurini S, "Extremely Large and Hot Multilayer Keplerian Disk Around the O-type Protostar W51N: The Precursors of the HCH II Regions?" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 725(1), 1091-1099, 2010-12 [SCI]
  26. Patrick M. Koch*, Ya-Wen Tang, Paul T. P. Ho, "Magnetic Field Properties in High Mass Star Formation from Large to SmallScales - A Statistical Analysis from Polarization Data" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 721, 815-827, 2010-09 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  27. Ya-Wen Tang*, Paul T. P. Ho, Patrick M. Koch, Ramprasad Rao, "High-angular Resolution Dust Polarization Measurements: Shaped B-field Lines in the Massive Star Forming Region Orion BN/KL" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 717, 1262-1273, 2010-07 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  28. Satoko Takahashi*, Paul T. P. Ho, Ya-Wen Tang, Ryohei Kawabe, Masao Saito, "Evolutionary Status of Brightest and Youngest Source in the Orion Molecular Cloud-3 Region" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 704(2), 1459-1470, 2009-10 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  29. Ya-Wen Tang*, Paul T. P. Ho, Patrick M. Koch, Josep Miquel Girart, Shih-Ping Lai, Ramprasad Rao, "Evolution of Magnetic Fields in High Mass Star Formation: Linking field geometry and collapse for the W51 e2/e8 cores" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 700(1), 251-261, 2009-07 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  30. Ya-Wen Tang*, Paul T. P. Ho, Josep Miquel Girart, Ramprasad Rao, Patrick M. Koch, Shih-Ping Lai, "Evolution of Magnetic Fields in High Mass Star Formation: SMA dust polarization image of the UCHII region G5.89-0.39" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 695(2), 1399-1412, 2009-04 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  31. Ngoc Phan-Bao*, Basmah Riaz, Chin-Fei Lee, Ya-Wen Tang, Paul T. P. Ho, Eduardo L. Martin, Jeremy Lim, Nagayoshi Ohashi, Shang Hsien , "First Confirmed Detection of a Bipolar Molecular Outflow from a Young Brown Dwarf" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 689(2), L141-L144, 2008-12 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  32. Cheng-Yu Kuo*, Jeremy Lim, Ya-Wen Tang, Paul T. P. Ho, "Prevalence of Tidal Interactions among Local Seyfert Galaxies" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 679(2), 1047-1093, 2008-06 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  33. Ya-Wen Tang*, Cheng-Yu Kuo, Jeremy Lim, Paul T. P Ho, "Prevalence of Tidal Interactions among Local Seyfert Galaxies: The Control Experiment" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 679(2), 1094-1127, 2008-06 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  34. Minho Choi*, Ya-Wen Tang, "Millimeter imaging of the HH 270 protostellar core and outflow" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 648(1), 504-509, 2006-09 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  35. Pei-Ying Hsieh, Patrick M. Koch, Paul T. P. Ho, Woong-Tae Kim, Ya-Wen Tang, Hsiang-Hsu Wang, Hsi-Wei Wang, and Chorng-Yuan Hwang, "Molecular Gas Feeding the Circumnuclear Disk of the Galactic Center" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: ,, 2017-05 [SCI]
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