• Teruyuki Hirano
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Since the historical discovery of the first exoplanet back in 1995 [6], the origin of close-in giant planets has been one of the most challenging puzzles in the exoplanetary science. Close-in giant planets (hot Jupiters) are now believed to have formed beyond the “snow line”, where there are abundant dusts and ice to make up planets.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsThe University of TokyoTokyoJapan

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