Netherlands Institute for Space Research



Netherlands Institute for Space Research

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prof. dr.  F.F.S. (Floris) van der  Tak

Senior scientist A
Astrophysics science group

Contact information

T +31 (0)88 777 8753
F +31 (0)88 777 5678
E F.F.S.van.der.Tak@sron.nl
W http://www.sron.nl/Floris_van_der_Tak
Personal pages https://personal.sron.nl/~vdtak/

Visiting address

    room 294
    Landleven 12
    9747 AD Groningen
    The Netherlands


My research interests and the work in my group are focused in the following areas:

* Physics of the interstellar medium and the formation of stars
* Molecular spectroscopy and radiative transfer
* Chemical processes in space
* Planetary atmospheres
* Astrobiology

Featured publications

Tak van der, F.F.S., Weiss, A., Liu, L., Gusten, R. The ionization rates of galactic nuclei and disks from Herschel/HIFI observations of water and its associated ions A&A, volume 593, 2016

Tak van der, F.F.S., Chavarria, L., Herpin, F., Wyrowski, F., Walmsley, C.M. et al. Water in star-forming regions with Herschel (WISH). IV. A survey of low-J H2O line profiles toward high-mass protostars Astronomy & Astrophysics, Volume 554, id.A83, 34 pp, 2013

Tak van der, F.F.S., Nagy, Z., Ossenkopf, V., Makai, Z., Black, Z. et al. Spatially extended OH+ emission from the Orion Bar and Ridge Astronomy & Astrophysics, Volume 560, id.A95, 10 pp, 2013

Van der Tak, F.F.S., Müller, H.S.P., Harding, M.E., Gauss, J. Hyperfine structure in the J=1-0 transitions of DCO+, DNC and HN13C: astronomical observations and quantum-chemical calculations Astronomy & Astrophysics 507, p. 347-354 (2009)

Tak van der, F.F.S., Black, J.H., Schöier, F.L., Jansen, D.J., Dishoeck van, E.F. A computer program for fast non-LTE analysis of interstellar line spectra A&A, 468, p. 627-635, 2007

Tak van der, F.F.S., Walmsley, C.M., Herpin, F., Ceccarelli, C. Water in the envelopes and disks around young high-mass stars A&A, 447, p. 1011-1025, 2006

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