From Protoplanetary to Debris Disks

  • Carsten Dominik
  • Cornelius P. Dullemond
Conference paper
Part of the ESO Astrophysics Symposia book series (ESO)


We discuss the physical difference between protoplanetary and debris (Vega-like) disks and consider the course of evolution which leads from the first to the latter. We discuss a simple evolutionary model for debris disks and predict 20μm fluxes for future observations with VISIR.


Radiation Pressure Settling Time Circumstellar Disk Dust Masse Debris Disk 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carsten Dominik
    • 1
  • Cornelius P. Dullemond
    • 2
  1. 1.Sterrenkundig Instituut “Anton Pannekoek”AmsterdamNetherlands
  2. 2.Max-Planck-Institut für AstrophysikGarchingGermany

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