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Spirals inside a dust gap of a young star forming disk
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 (2012~2016)
  • Postdoc fellow, Laboratoire de Bordeaux, France (2010~2012)
  • Postdoc fellow, ASIAA (2009~2010)
  • PhD in Physics, National Taiwan University (2004~2009)

Honors & Awards

  • Research Awards for Postdoctoral Fellows (2017)
  • Academia Sinica Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship (2013~2014)

Research Interests

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

Recent Journal Papers

Complete List of Publications

  1. Phuong, N. T., Diep, P. N., Dutrey, A., Chapillon, E., Darriulat, P., Guilloteau, S., Hoai, D. T., Nhung, P. T., Tang, Y.-W. , Thao, N. T., Tuan-Ann, P., "Morphology of the 13CO(3-2) millimeter emission across the gas disc surrounding the triple protostar GG Tau A using ALMA observations" , RESEARCH IN ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS, 2018-01 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  2. Boehler*, Y., Ricci, L., Weaver, E., Isella, A., Benisty, M., Carpenter, J., Grady, C., Shen, B.-T., Tang, Y.-W. and Perez, L., "The Complex Morphology of the Young Disk MWC 758: Spirals and Dust Clumps around a Large Cavity" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 2017-12 [SCI]
  3. Hsieh, Pei-Ying*, Koch, Patrick M., Ho, Paul T. P., Kim, Woong-Tae, Tang, Ya-Wen, Wang, Hsiang-Hsu, Yen, Hsi-Wei, Hwang, Chorng-Yuan, "Molecular Gas Feeding the Circumnuclear Disk of the Galactic Center" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 847, 3 (14pp), 2017-10 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  4. Patrick M. Koch*, Ya-Wen Tang, Paul T. P. Ho, Hsi-Wei Yen, Yu-Nung Su, Shigehisa Takakuwa, "Polarization Properties and Magnetic Field Structures in the High-Mass Star-Forming Region W51 Observed with ALMA" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 2017-04, accepted [SCI]
  5. Yen, Hsi-Wei*, Takakuwa, Shigehisa, Chu, You-Hua, Hirano, Naomi, Ho, Paul T. P., Kanagawa, Kazuhiro D., Lee, Chin-Fei, Liu, Hauyu Baobab, Liu, Sheng-Yuan, Matsumoto, Tomoaki, Matsushita, Satoki, Muto, Takayuki, Saigo, Kazuya, Tang, Ya-Wen, Trejo, Alfonso, Wu, Chun-Ju, "1000 AU Exterior Arcs Connected to the Protoplanetary Disk around HL Tau" , ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS: 608, A134 (18pp), 2017-12 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  6. Herczeg, Gregory J.*, Johnstone, Doug, Mairs, Steve, ..., Tang, Ya-Wen, et al., "How do stars gain their mass? A JCMT/SCUBA-2 Transient Survey of Protostars in Nearby Star Forming Regions" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 849, 43 (14pp), 2017-10 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  7. 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: 847, 3 (14pp), 2017-09 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  8. Ward-Thompson*, D., Pattle, K., Bastien, P., ..., Tang, Ya-Wen et al., "First results from BISTRO -- a SCUBA-2 polarimeter survey of the Gould Belt" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 842, 66 (10pp), 2017-06 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  9. 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)
  10. 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)
  11. Juárez, Carmen*, Girart, Josep M., Zamora-Avilés, Manuel, Tang, Ya-Wen, Koch, Patrick M., Liu, Hauyu Baobab, Palau, Aina, Ballesteros-Paredes, Javier, Zhang, Qizhou, Qiu, Keping, "Magnetized Converging Flows toward the Hot Core in the Intermediate/High-mass Star-forming Region NGC 6334 V" , The Astrophysical Journal: 844(1), 44, 2017 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  12. 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)
  13. 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)
  14. 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)
  15. 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)
  16. 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)
  17. 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)
  18. 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)
  19. 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)
  20. 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)
  21. 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)
  22. 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)
  23. 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)
  24. 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)
  25. Girart, J. M.*, Frau, P., Zhang, Q., Koch, P.M., Qiu, K., Tang, Y.-W., Lai, S.-P., Ho, P.T.P., "DR 21(OH): A Highly Fragmented, Magnetized, Turbulent Dense Core" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL: 772, 69, (15pp), 2013-07 [SCI] (Fulltext)
  26. 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)
  27. 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)
  28. 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)
  29. 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)
  30. 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)
  31. 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)
  32. 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]
  33. 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)
  34. 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)
  35. 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)
  36. 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)
  37. 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)
  38. 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)
  39. 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)
  40. 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)
  41. 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)
  42. Ya-Wen Tang , Patrick M. Koch, Nicolas Peretto, Giles Novak, Ana Duarte-Cabral, and Nicholas L. Chapman, "Evidence of material channeled by magnetic field in the infrared dark cloud G34.43? A Comparison between Magnetic Field, Turbulence, and Gravity" , ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 2017-12 [SCI]
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