Assessing Radiation Pressure as a Feedback Mechanism in Star-forming Galaxies

Published in ApJ, 2011

Andrews, B. H. & Thompson, T. A. 2011, ApJ, 727, 97.

Radiation pressure from the absorption and scattering of starlight by dust grains, which are hydrodynamically coupled to the gas, sets a hard upper limit to the luminosity of star-forming regions.