Selected Presentations

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On Age Spreads in Star Forming Regions

Talk at the "Star and Planet Formation Seminar" special workshop

ESO Garching, October 2012


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Multi-Wavelength Studies of Massive Star Feedback and Triggered Star Formation in the Carina Nebula

Talk at the international conference

"ESO @ 50 - the first 50 years of ESO"

ESO Garching, September 2012


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Far-Infrared / sub-mm observations of the strongly irradiated clouds in the Carina Nebula, the nearest laboratory of massive star feedback

Talk at the international conference

"Science with the Atacama Ptahfinder Experiment"

Schloss Ringberg, February 2012


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The multiplicity of young OB stars revealed by interferometry

Talk at the international conference

"Ten years of VLTI: from first fringes to core science"

Garching, October 2011


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Disks around low-mass stars in extreme environments

Talk at the international conference

"Formation and Early Evolution of Very Low Mass Stars and Brown Dwarfs"

Garching, October 2011


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The young stellar population in the Carina Nebula revealed by the Chandra Carina Complex Project

Talk at the international conference

"The X-ray Universe 2011"

Berlin, June 2011


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A panchromatic view of massive star feedback and triggered star formation in the Carina Nebula

Colloquium Talk at the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy

Bonn, March 2011


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New insights into the innermost regions of protoplanetary accretion disks around young stars with infrared interferometry

Invited Talk at the International Meeting

"Second Chinese-German Workshop on Star and Planet Formation"

Kiel, July 2010


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New results from infrared interferometric studies of the innermost parts of protoplanetary accretion disks

Talk at the International Meeting

"From circumstellar disks to planetary systems"

Garching, November 2009


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New Observational Constraints on the Formation of Massive Stars from Infrared Interferometry

Invited Talk at the International Meeting

"The Birth and Influence of Massive Stars"

Prague, September 2009


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Infrared interferometry of young stellar objects: new insights into the innermost regions of protoplanetary accretion disks

Talk at the Munich Joint Astronomy Colloquium

Garching, Germany, February 2009


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The innermost circumstellar environment of massive young stellar objects revealed by infrared interferometry

Talk at the international conference

"Massive Star Formation: Observations confront Theory"

Heidelberg, Germany, September 2007


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Observations of stellar feedback and triggered star formation in OB assocations

Colloquium Talk at the Universitäts-Sternwarte München,

Munich, Germany, July 2007

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at the Astronomical Institute of the Academy of Science, Prague, Czech Republic, August 2007


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Stellar feedback and triggered star formation in OB assocations

Talk at the international conference

"12 Questions on Star and Massive Star Cluster Formation"

ESO Garching, Germany, July 2007


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Multiplicity of young stellar objects revealed by infrared interferometry

Talk at the international conference

"Multiplicity in Star Formation"

Toronto, Canada, May 2007


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Triggered Star Formation in OB Associations

Invited Talk at the Centre for Astrophysics and Planetary Science,University of Kent,

Canterbury, UK, January 2007

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Colloquium Talk at the Institut für Theoretische Astrophysik der Universität Heidelberg, Germany, February 2007


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The Origin of the X-ray emission from T Tauri stars

Review Talk at the international conference

''Coronae of Stars and Accretion Disks''

Bonn, Germany, December 2006


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On Age Spreads in Star Forming Regions


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Sequentially Triggered Star Formation in OB Associations

Invited Talk at the IAU Symposium 237

"Triggered Star Formation in a Turbulent ISM"

Prague, Czech Republic, August 2006


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Infrared Interferometry of Young Stellar Objects

Presentation at the Max Planck Institute for Radioastronomy

Bonn, Germany, January 2006


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X-ray observations of star-forming regions and implications for star and planet formation

Invited Talk at the Workshop

"Spitzer's view on star- and planet formation"

of the EU Research & Training Network PLANETS

Leiden, Netherlands, November 2005


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The low-mass stellar populations in OB Associations

Invited Review Talk at the conference

"Protostars and Planets V"

Hawaii, USA, October 2005


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VLTI MIDI observations of the Herbig Ae star HR 5999

Contributed Talk at the conference

"The power of optical/IR interferometry: recent scientific results and 2nd generation VLTI instrumentation"

ESO, Garching, April 2005


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MIDI Observations of Herbig Ae/Be Stars

Lecture at the International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Radio and Infrared Astronomy at the University of Bonn

Bonn, Germany, September 2004


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The Coronae of Very Young Stars: New Insights from the Chandra Orion Ultradeep Project

Institute Colloquium, Kiepenheuer-Institut für Sonnenphysik

Freiburg, Germany, November 2003


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X-ray Emission from Brown Dwarfs

Invited Review Talk at the IAU Symposium 219

"Stars as Suns: Activity, Evolution, and Planets"

Sydney, Australia, July 2003


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X-ray Activity and Accretion in Young Stellar Objects

Invited Review Talk at the International Workshop

"Magnetic fields and star formation: theory versus observations"

Madrid, Spain, April 2003


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High-Resolution Infrared Imaging of Young Stellar Objects

Presentation at the Max Planck Institute for Radioastronomy

Bonn, Germany, December 2002