Jan Forbrich

Postdoc at the University of Vienna and Research Associate at Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Office: 116 (Vienna) or, sometimes, C-311C (60 Garden St)

Contact: jan.forbrich [at] univie.ac.at

Universität Wien
Institut für Astrophysik
Türkenschanzstr. 17
1180 Vienna
Tel.+43 1 4277 53813
Fax +43 1 4277 9518

Contact: jforbrich [at] cfa.harvard.edu

Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
60 Garden Street, MS 72
Cambridge, MA 02138
Tel.+1 617 495 7896
Fax +1 617 495 7345

(Very) brief CV

2003 MSc, University of Jena, Germany, advisors: Thomas Henning, Katharina Schreyer
2007 PhD, University of Bonn, Germany, advisor: Karl Menten
since 2007: postdoc (2007-2012)/research associate at the CfA, with Charlie Lada and Scott Wolk
since 2012: postdoc at the University of Vienna (in the group of João Alves)


Refereed publications
  1. J. Forbrich, K. Schreyer, B. Posselt, R. Klein, & Th. Henning, An Extremely Young Massive Stellar Object near IRAS 07029-1215, ApJ 2004, 602, 843 [ADS][astro-ph/0311210]
  2. R. Klein, B. Posselt, K. Schreyer, J. Forbrich, & Th. Henning, A Millimeter Continuum Survey for Massive Protoclusters in the Outer Galaxy, ApJS 2005, 161, 361 [ADS][astro-ph/0508191]
  3. J. Forbrich, Th. Preibisch, & K. M. Menten, Radio and X-ray variability of Young Stellar Objects in the Coronet cluster, A&A 2006, 446, 155 [ADS][astro-ph/0509465]
  4. K. Schreyer, D. Semenov, Th. Henning, & J. Forbrich, A Rotating Disk Around the Very Young Massive Star AFGL 490, ApJL 2006, 637, 129 [ADS][astro-ph/0601270]
  5. M. Massi, J. Forbrich, K. M. Menten, G. Torricelli-Ciamponi, J. Neidhöfer, S. Leurini, & F. Bertoldi, Synchrotron emission from the T Tauri binary system V773 Tau A, A&A 2006, 453, 959 [ADS][astro-ph/0604124]
  6. J. Forbrich, Th. Preibisch, K. M. Menten, R. Neuhäuser, F. M. Walter, M. Tamura, N. Matsunaga, N. Kusakabe, Y. Nakajima, A. Brandeker, S. Fornasier, B. Posselt, K. Tachihara, & C. Broeg, Simultaneous X-ray, radio, near-infrared, and optical monitoring of Young Stellar Objects in the Coronet cluster, A&A 2007, 464, 1003 [ADS][astro-ph/0703316]
  7. J. Forbrich, M. Massi, E. Ros, A. Brunthaler, & K. M. Menten, Searching for coronal radio emission from protostars by VLBI, A&A 2007, 469, 985 [ADS][astro-ph/0704.3557]
  8. K. M. Menten, M. J. Reid, J. Forbrich, & A. Brunthaler, The distance to the Orion Nebula, A&A 2007, 474, 515 [ADS][astro-ph/0709.0485]
  9. J. Forbrich & Th. Preibisch, Coronae in the Coronet: A very deep X-ray look into a stellar nursery, A&A 2007, 475, 959 [ADS][astro-ph/0709.2835][image release][Ecard!]
  10. J. Forbrich, K. M. Menten, & M. J. Reid, A 1.3 cm wavelength radio flare from a deeply embedded source in the Orion BN/KL region, A&A 2008, 477, 267 [ADS][astro-ph/0711.2017]
  11. J. Forbrich, C. J. Lada, A. A. Muench, & P. S. Teixeira, New M dwarf debris disk candidates in NGC 2547, ApJ 2008, 687, 1107 [ADS] [astro-ph/0807.3597] [see also New Scientist]
  12. J. Forbrich, H. Wiesemeyer, C. Thum, A. Belloche, & K. M. Menten, Observations of the Goldreich-Kylafis effect in star-forming regions with XPOL at the IRAM 30m telescope, A&A 2008, 492, 757 [ADS][astro-ph/0810.2844]
  13. J. Forbrich, Th. Stanke, R. Klein, Th. Henning, K. M. Menten, K. Schreyer, & B. Posselt, A multi-wavelength study of a double intermediate-mass protostar - from large-scale structure to collimated jets, A&A 2009, 493, 550 [ADS][astro-ph/0809.5048]
  14. J. Forbrich, C. J. Lada, A. A. Muench, J. Alves, & M. Lombardi, A Spitzer Census of Star Formation Activity in the Pipe Nebula, ApJ 2009, 704, 292 [ADS][astro-ph/0908.4086]
  15. J. Forbrich & E. Berger, The First VLBI Detection of an Ultracool Dwarf: Implications for the Detectability of Sub-stellar Companions, ApJL 2009, 706, 205 [ADS][astro-ph/0910.1349]
  16. J. Forbrich, A. Tappe, T. Robitaille, A. A. Muench, P. S. Teixeira, E. A. Lada, A. Stolte, & C. J. Lada, Disentangling protostellar evolutionary stages in clustered environments using Spitzer-IRS spectra and comprehensive SED modeling, ApJ 2010, 716, 1453 [ADS][astro-ph/1005.1940]
  17. J. Forbrich, B. Posselt, K. R. Covey, & C. J. Lada, Nothing to Hide: An X-ray survey for young stellar objects in the Pipe Nebula, ApJ 2010, 719, 691 [ADS][astro-ph/1006.3556]
  18. K. R. Covey, C. J. Lada, C. Roman-Zuniga, A. A. Muench, J. Forbrich, & J. Ascenso, The Age, Stellar Content and Star Formation Timescale of the B59 Dense Core, ApJ 2010, 722, 971 [ADS][astro-ph/1007.2192]
  19. M. Morales-Calderón, J. R. Stauffer, L. A. Hillenbrand, et al. (33 co-authors, including J. Forbrich), YSOVAR: the first sensitive, wide-area, mid-IR photometric monitoring of the Orion Nebula Cluster, ApJ 2011, 733, 50 [ADS][astro-ph/1103.5238]
  20. D. Peterson, A. Caratti o Garatti, T. L. Bourke, et al. (14 co-authors, including J. Forbrich), The Spitzer Survey of Interstellar Clouds in the Gould Belt. III. Corona Australis Observed with IRAC and MIPS, ApJS 2011, 194, 43 [ADS][astro-ph/1104.1669]
  21. J. Forbrich, R. Osten, & S. J. Wolk, Simultaneous X-ray and radio observations of Young Stellar Objects in NGC 1333 and IC 348, ApJ 2011, 736, 25 [ADS][astro-ph/1105.0923]
  22. M. McLean, E. Berger, J. Irwin, J. Forbrich, & A. Reiners, Periodic Radio Emission from the M7 Dwarf 2MASS J13142039+1320011: Implications for the Magnetic Field Topology , ApJ 2011, 741, 27 [ADS][astro-ph/1107.1516]
  23. C. J. Lada, J. Forbrich, M. Lombardi, & J. F. Alves, Star Formation Rates in Molecular Clouds and the Nature of the Extragalactic Scaling Relations , ApJ 2012, 745, 190 [ADS][astro-ph/1112.4466]
  24. A. Tappe, J. Forbrich, S. Martin, Y. Yuan, & C. J. Lada, The anatomy of the young protostellar outflow HH 211 as seen by Spitzer and the SMA, ApJ 2012, 751, 9 [ADS]
  25. H. M. Güther et al., IRAS 20050+2720: Anatomy of a Young Stellar Cluster, AJ 2012, 144, 101 [ADS]
  26. J. Forbrich & S. J. Wolk, On the Radio-X-ray Connection in Young Stellar Objects in the Orion Nebula Cluster, A&A 2013, 551, 56 [ADS]
  27. A. T. Deller, J. Forbrich, & L. Loinard, A Very Long Baseline Interferometry Detection of the Class I Protostar IRS 5 in Corona Australis , A&A 2013, 552, 51 [ADS]
  28. J. Forbrich, E. Berger, & M. J. Reid, An astrometric search for a substellar companions of the M8.5 dwarf TVLM 513-46546 using Very Long Baseline Interferometry, ApJ 2013, 777, 70 [ADS]
  29. C. J. Lada, M. Lombardi, C. Roman-Zuniga, J. Forbrich, & J. Alves, Schmidt's Conjecture and Star Formation in Molecular Clouds, ApJ 2013, 778, 133 [ApJ]
  30. H. B. Liu, R. Galvan-Madrid, J. Forbrich, et al. (9 coauthors) Time Monitoring of Radio Jets and Magnetospheres in the Nearby Young Stellar Cluster R Coronae Australis, ApJ 2014, 780, 155 [ApJ]
  31. A. M. Cody, J. Stauffer, A. Baglin, et al. (41 coauthors, incl. J. Forbrich) CSI 2264: Simultaneous optical and infrared light curves of young disk-bearing stars in NGC 2264 with CoRoT and Spitzer - evidence for multiple origins of variability, AJ 2014, in press [astro-ph]
Review articles
  1. R. Neuhäuser & J. Forbrich, The Corona Australis Star Forming Region, in: Handbook of Star Forming Regions, Vol. II, ASP Monograph Series 5, ed. Bo Reipurth (San Francisco: ASP), 2008, 735 [ADS][astro-ph/0808.3374]
  2. J. Forbrich, S. J. Wolk, M. Güdel, A. O. Benz, R. Osten, J. L. Linsky, M. McLean, L. Loinard, & Edo Berger, The Radio-X-ray Relation in Cool Stars: Are we headed toward a divorce?, 2011, Cool Stars 16 Splinter Session Summary [ADS][astro-ph/1012.1626]
(Somewhat) relevant unrefereed publications
  1. N. Evans, N. Calvet, L. Cieza, J. Forbrich, L. Hillenbrand, C. J. Lada, B. Merín, S. Strom, & D. Watson, The Diskionary: A Glossary of Terms Commonly Used for Disks and Related Objects, First Edition, 2009 [astro-ph/0901.1691]
  2. G. Siringo, E. Kreysa, A. Kovács, K. M. Menten, & J. Forbrich, Beginning of operation on APEX of the polarimeter for the Large APEX Bolometer Camera (LABOCA), 2010, Proceedings of the SPIE, Vol. 7741 [ADS][SPIE]

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