On the gap-opening criterion of migrating planets in protoplanetary disks

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Malik, Matej; Meru, Farzana; Mayer, Lucio; Meyer, Michael R;

We perform two-dimensional hydrodynamical simulations to quantitatively explore the torque balance criterion for gap-opening (as formulated by Crida et al.) in a variety of disks when considering a migrating planet. We find that even when the criterion is satisfied, the... View more
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