Jouni Kainulainen

Assistant Professor at Galactic Astrophysics

Jouni Kainulainen’s research focuses on how new stars are born in the Milky Way and what is the life-cycle of the interstellar medium. The goal of his research is to understand the physical processes that determine where, when, and how new stars form in galaxies like the one we live in. Jouni Kainulainen leads an ERC-grant supported research group that addresses these questions with the help of both observational data and theoretical work.

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Showing 16 publications

2019

Young massive star cluster formation in the Galactic Centre is driven by global gravitational collapse of high-mass molecular clouds

Ashley T. Barnes, S. Longmore, A Avison et al
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Vol. 486 (1), p. 283-303
Journal article
2019

A Fully Bayesian Approach for Inferring Physical Properties with Credibility Intervals from Noisy Astronomical Data

Maxime Vono, Emeric Bron, Pierre Chainais et al
2019 10TH WORKSHOP ON HYPERSPECTRAL IMAGING AND SIGNAL PROCESSING - EVOLUTION IN REMOTE SENSING (WHISPERS)
Paper in proceedings
2019

Autonomous Gaussian decomposition of the Galactic Ring Survey I. Global statistics and properties of the (CO)-C-13 emission data

M. Riener, Jouni Kainulainen, H. Beuther et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 633
Journal article
2019

Star-forming content of the giant molecular filaments in the Milky Way

M. Zhang, Jouni Kainulainen, M. Mattern et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 622
Journal article
2019

GAUSSPY+: A fully automated Gaussian decomposition package for emission line spectra

M. Riener, Jouni Kainulainen, J. D. Henshaw et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 628
Journal article
2019

OH maser emission in the THOR survey of the northern Milky Way

H. Beuther, A. Walsh, Y. Wang et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 628
Journal article
2019

Deep point spread function photometric catalog of the VVV survey data

M. Zhang, Jouni Kainulainen
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 632
Journal article
2019

Dynamics of cluster-forming hub-filament systems The case of the high-mass star-forming complex Monoceros R2

Sandra Treviño Morales, A. Fuente, A. Sanchez-Monge et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 629
Journal article
2019

Could bow-shaped magnetic morphologies surround filamentary molecular clouds? The 3D magnetic field structure of Orion-A

M. Tahani, R. Plume, J. C. Brown et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 632
Journal article
2018

SEDIGISM: the kinematics of ATLASGAL filaments

M. Mattern, J. Kauffmann, T. Csengeri et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 619
Journal article
2018

The Arizona Radio Observatory CO Mapping Survey of Galactic Molecular Clouds. VI. The Cep OB3 Cloud (Cepheus B and C) in CO J=2-1, (CO)-C-13 J=2-1, and CO J=3-2

John H. Bieging, Saahil Patel, Ryan Hofmann et al
Astrophysical Journal, Supplement Series. Vol. 238 (2)
Journal article
2018

Structure and fragmentation of a high line-mass filament: Nessie

M. Mattern, Jouni Kainulainen, M. Zhang et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 616
Journal article
2018

Helical magnetic fields in molecular clouds? A new method to determine the line-of-sight magnetic field structure in molecular clouds

M. Tahani, R. Plume, J. C. Brown et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 614
Journal article
2017

Relationship between turbulence energy and density variance in the solar neighbourhood molecular clouds

Jouni Kainulainen
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 608, p. 3-
Journal article
2017

The Stellar Content of the Infalling Molecular Clump G286.21+0.17

M. Andersen, P.J. Barnes, Jonathan Tan et al
Astrophysical Journal. Vol. 850 (1), p. 12-19
Journal article
2009

Prestellar and protostellar cores in Orion B9

O. Miettinen, J. Harju, L.K. Haikala et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 500, p. 845-860
Journal article

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Showing 2 research projects

2018–2020

Turbulensdiagnostik i molekylmolnen i solens närhet

Jouni Kainulainen Galactic Astrophysics
Swedish Research Council (VR)

2016–2021

PROMISE Origins of the Molecular Cloud Structure

Jouni Kainulainen Galactic Astrophysics
European Commission (Horizon 2020)

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