Jonathan Tan

Full Professor at Astronomy and Plasmaphysics

Jonathan Tan is employed as Professor in the unit Galactic Astronomy, at the Division of Astronomy and Plasma Physics.
Tan is a theoretical astrophysicist, with a broad range of research interests in galaxy, star and planet formation. He is leading the new Chalmers Initiative on Cosmic Origins (CICO), see link below.

Jonathan Tan received his Ph.D. from UC Berkeley in 2001. He was a Lyman-Spitzer Postdoctoral Fellow and Lecturer at Princeton Univ. from 2001-2004, a Zwicky Postdoctoral Fellow at ETH Zurich from 2004-2005 and an Asst./Assoc. Prof. at Univ. of Florida from 2005-2017.

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Showing 41 publications

2021

Deuterium Chemodynamics of Massive Pre-Stellar Cores

Chia-Jung Hsu, Jonathan Tan, Matthew Goodson et al
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Vol. 502 (1), p. 1104-1127
Journal article
2020

Hunting for Runaways from the Orion Nebula Cluster

Juan Pablo Farias Osses, Jonathan Tan, Laurent Eyer
Astrophysical Journal. Vol. 900 (1)
Journal article
2020

Salt, Hot Water, and Silicon Compounds Tracing Massive Twin Disks

Kei E. I. Tanaka, Yichen Zhang, Tomoya Hirota et al
Astrophysical Journal Letters. Vol. 900 (1)
Journal article
2020

Stellar Variability in a Forming Massive Star Cluster

Yu Cheng, Morten Andersen, Jonathan Tan
Astrophysical Journal. Vol. 897 (1)
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2020

Gas Kinematics of the Massive Protocluster G286.21+0.17 Revealed by ALMA

Yu Cheng, Jonathan Tan, Mengyao Liu et al
Astrophysical Journal. Vol. 894 (2)
Journal article
2020

An X-Ray View of Two Infrared Dark Clouds G034.43+00.24 and G035.39-00.33

Hanbo Yu, Junfeng Wang, Jonathan Tan
Astrophysical Journal. Vol. 905 (1)
Journal article
2020

The SOFIA Massive (SOMA) Star Formation Survey. III. From Intermediate- to High-mass Protostars

Mengyao Liu, Jonathan Tan, James M. De Buizer et al
Astrophysical Journal. Vol. 904 (1)
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2020

GMC Collisions as Triggers of Star Formation. VII. The Effect of Magnetic Field Strength on Star Formation

Benjamin Wu, Jonathan Tan, Duncan Christie et al
Astrophysical Journal. Vol. 891 (2)
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2020

HST Survey of the Orion Nebula Cluster in the H2O 1.4 μm Absorption Band. I. A Census of Substellar and Planetary-mass Objects

Massimo Robberto, Mario Gennaro, Maria Giulia Ubeira Gabellini et al
Astrophysical Journal. Vol. 896 (1)
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2020

The High-mass Protostellar Population of a Massive Infrared Dark Cloud

Emily Moser, Mengyao Liu, Jonathan Tan et al
Astrophysical Journal. Vol. 897 (2)
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2020

SiO emission as a probe of cloud-cloud collisions in infrared dark clouds

Giuliana Cosentino, I Jimenez-Serra, J. D. Henshaw et al
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Vol. 499 (2), p. 1666-1681
Journal article
2019

Dynamics of a massive binary at birth

Yichen Zhang, Jonathan Tan, Tanaka et al
NATURE ASTRONOMY. Vol. 3 (6), p. 517-523
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2019

An Ordered Envelope-Disk Transition in the Massive Protostellar Source G339.88-1.26

Yichen Zhang, Jonathan Tan, N. Sakai et al
Astrophysical Journal. Vol. 873 (1)
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2019

The SOFIA Massive (SOMA) Star Formation Survey. II. High Luminosity Protostars

Mengyao Liu, Jonathan Tan, James M. De Buizer et al
Astrophysical Journal. Vol. 874 (1)
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2019

Star cluster formation from turbulent clumps. II. Gradual star cluster formation

Juan Pablo Farias Osses, Jonathan Tan, Sourav Chatterjee
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Vol. 483 (4), p. 4999-5019
Journal article
2019

Widespread Molecular Outflows in the Infrared Dark Cloud G28.37+0.07: Indications of Orthogonal Outflow-filament Alignment

Shuo Kong, Hector G. Arce, Maria Jose Maureira et al
Astrophysical Journal. Vol. 874 (1)
Journal article
2019

Multiple Feedback in Low-Metallicity Massive Star Formation

Kei E. I. Tanaka, Jonathan Tan, Yichen Zhang et al
Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union. Vol. 14 (S344), p. 190-194
Paper in proceedings
2019

Disk Wind Feedback from High-mass Protostars

Jan E. Staff, Kei E.I. Tanaka, Jonathan Tan
Astrophysical Journal. Vol. 882 (2)
Journal article
2019

Interstellar Plunging Waves: ALMA Resolves the Physical Structure of Nonstationary MHD Shocks

Giuliana Cosentino, Izaskun Jimenez-Serra, Paola Caselli et al
Astrophysical Journal Letters. Vol. 881 (2)
Journal article
2019

The SOMA Radio Survey. I. Comprehensive SEDs of High-mass Protostars from Infrared to Radio and the Emergence of Ionization Feedback

Viviana Rosero, Kei E.I. Tanaka, Jonathan Tan et al
Astrophysical Journal. Vol. 873 (1)
Review article
2019

Discovery of a Photoionized Bipolar Outflow toward the Massive Protostar G45.47+0.05

Yichen Zhang, Kei E.I. Tanaka, Viviana Rosero et al
Astrophysical Journal Letters. Vol. 886 (1)
Journal article
2019

The formation of supermassive black holes from Population III.1 seeds. I. Cosmic formation histories and clustering properties

Nilanjan Banik, Jonathan Tan, Pierluigi Monaco
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Vol. 483 (3), p. 3592-3606
Journal article
2019

Measuring the ionisation fraction in a jet from a massive protostar

R. Fedriani, A. Caratti o. Garatti, S. J.D. Purser et al
Nature Communications. Vol. 10 (1)
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2018

The Core Mass Function across Galactic Environments. II. Infrared Dark Cloud Clumps

Mengyao Liu, Jonathan Tan, Yu Cheng et al
Astrophysical Journal. Vol. 862 (2)
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2018

The Core Mass Function in the Massive Protocluster G286.21+0.17 Revealed by ALMA

Yu Cheng, Jonathan Tan, Mengyao Liu et al
Astrophysical Journal. Vol. 853 (2)
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2018

Fragmentation properties of massive protocluster gas clumps: an ALMA study

F. Fontani, B. Commercon, A. Giannetti et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 615
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2018

On the formation of runaway stars BN and x in the Orion Nebula Cluster

Juan Pablo Farias Osses, Jonathan Tan
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 612
Journal article
2018

The Impact of Feedback in Massive Star Formation. II. Lower Star Formation Efficiency at Lower Metallicity

Kei E.I. Tanaka, Jonathan Tan, Yichen Zhang et al
Astrophysical Journal. Vol. 861 (1)
Journal article
2018

IN-SYNC. VIII. Primordial Disk Frequencies in NGC 1333, IC 348, and the Orion A Molecular Cloud

Yuhan Yao, Michael R. Meyer, Kevin R. Covey et al
Astrophysical Journal. Vol. 869 (1)
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2018

Zooming in to Massive Star Birth

Shuo Kong, Jonathan Tan, P. Caselli et al
Astrophysical Journal. Vol. 867 (2)
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2018

High Spectral Resolution Observations toward Orion BN at 6 μm: No Evidence for Hot Water

Nick Indriolo, Jonathan Tan, A. C. A. Boogert et al
Astrophysical Journal Letters. Vol. 865 (2)
Journal article
2018

Core Emergence in a Massive Infrared Dark Cloud: A Comparison between Mid-IR Extinction and 1.3 mm Emission

Shuo Kong, Jonathan Tan, Héctor G. Arce et al
Astrophysical Journal Letters. Vol. 855 (2)
Journal article
2017

IN-SYNC. VII. Evidence for a Decreasing Spectroscopic Binary Fraction (from 1 to 100 Myr) within the IN-SYNC Sample

K. Jaehnig, J.C. Bird, K.G. Stassun et al
Astrophysical Journal. Vol. 851 (1), p. 14-31
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2017

Fire from Ice - Massive Star Birth from Infrared Dark Clouds

Jonathan Tan
Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union. Vol. 13 (S332), p. 139-152
Paper in proceedings
2017

GMC Collisions as Triggers of Star Formation. IV. the Role of Ambipolar Diffusion

D. Christie, B. Wu, Jonathan Tan
Astrophysical Journal. Vol. 848 (1), p. 50-63
Journal article
2017

GMC Collisions as Triggers of Star Formation. V. Observational Signatures

T.G. Bisbas, K.E.I. Tanaka, Jonathan Tan et al
Astrophysical Journal. Vol. 850 (1), p. 23-32
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2017

Star Cluster Formation from Turbulent Clumps. I. The Fast Formation Limit

Juan Pablo Farias Osses, Jonathan Tan, Sourav Chatterjee
Astrophysical Journal. Vol. 838 (2)
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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
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2017

Outflow-confined H II Regions. II. The Early Break-out Phase

K.E.I. Tanaka, Jonathan Tan, J.E. Staff et al
Astrophysical Journal. Vol. 849 (2), p. 133-141
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2017

Temperature structure and kinematics of the IRDC G035.39-00.33

V. Sokolov, K. Wang, J.E. Pineda et al
Astronomy and Astrophysics. Vol. 606
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2020–2021

Help a Scientist - subproject 2020 Starhunt

Jonathan Tan Galactic Astrophysics
Pernilla Wittung Stafshede Chemical Biology
Rubén Fedriani Galactic Astrophysics
Giuliana Cosentino Galactic Astrophysics
Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research (SSF)

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