Publications

Note: This list only compiles publications led by our group members. Bing Zhang’s full publication list can be found here. )

57. He Gao, Bin-Bin Zhang, Bing Zhang, “Stepwise filter correlation method and evidence of superposed variability components in GRB prompt emission lightcurves”, 2012, The Astrophysical Journal, in press arXiv:1103.0074, (pdf)

56. Sarira Sahu, Bing Zhang, Nissim Fraija, “Hadronic-origin TeV gamma-rays and ultra-high energy cosmic rays from Centaurus A”, 2012, Phys. Rev. D, in press, arXiv:1201.4191, (pdf)

55. Tesla Birnbaum, Bing Zhang, Bin-Bin Zhang, En-Wei Liang, “Observational constraints on the external shock prior emission hypothesis of GRBs”, 2012, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, in press, arXiv:1105.5126, (pdf)

54. Francisco J. Virgili, Bing Zhang, Kentaro Nagamine, Jun-Hwan Choi, “Gamma-ray burst rate: high-redshift excess and its possible origins”, 2011, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 417, 3025-3034, (pdf)

53. Wei-Hua Lei, Bing Zhang, “Black hole Spin in Sw J1644+57 and Sw J2058+05″, 2011, The Astrophysical Journal, 740, L27, (pdf)

52. Qiang Yuan, Bing Zhang, Xiao-Jun Bi, “Cosmic ray spectral hardening due to dispersion in the source injection spectra”, 2011, Phys. Rev. D, 84, 043002, (pdf)

51. Amanda Maxham, Bin-Bin Zhang, Bing Zhang, “Is GeV Emission from Gamma-Ray Bursts of External Shock Origin?”, 2011, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 415, 77-82, (pdf)

50. Bing Zhang, “Open Questions in GRB Physics”, 2011, Comptes Rendus Physique, 2011, 12, 206-225, (pdf)

49. Bin-Bin Zhang, Bing Zhang, En-Wei Liang, Yi-Zhong Fan, Xue-Feng Wu, Asaf Pe’er, Amanda Maxham, He Gao, Yun-Ming Dong, “A Comprehensive Analysis of Fermi Gamma-Ray Burst Data. I. Spectral Components and Their Possible Physical Origins of LAT/GBM GRBs”, 2011, The Astrophysical Journal, 730, 141, (pdf)

48. Qiang Yuan, Bin Yue, Bing Zhang, Xuelei Chen, “Constraint on dark matter annihilation with dark star formation using Fermi extragalactic diffuse gamma-ray background data”, 2011, Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, 4, 20, (pdf)

47. Qiang Yuan, Peng-Fei Yin, Xue-Feng Wu, Xiao-Jun Bi, Siming Liu, Bing Zhang, “A statistical model for the gamma-ray variability of the Crab nebula”, 2011, The Astrophysical Journal, 730, L15, (pdf)

46. Francisco J. Virgili, Bing Zhang, Paul O’Brien, Eleonora Troja, “Are all short-hard gamma-ray bursts produced from mergers of compact stellar objects?”, 2011, The Astrophysical Journal, 727, 109, (pdf)

45. Bing Zhang, Huirong Yan, “The Internal-Collision-Induced Magnetic Reconnection and Turbulence (ICMART) Model of Gamma-Ray Bursts”, 2011, The Astrophysical Journal, 726, 90, (pdf)

44. Hou-Jun L\”u, En-Wei Liang, Bin-Bin Zhang, Bing Zhang, “A New Classification Method for Gamma-Ray Bursts”, 2010, The Astrophysical Journal, 725, 1965-1970, (pdf)

43. Sarira Sahu, Bing Zhang, “Effect of Resonant Neutrino Oscillation on TeV Neutrino Flavor Ratio from Choked GRBs”, 2010, Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics, 10, 943-949, (pdf)

42. Amanda Maxham, Bing Zhang, “Modeling Gamma-Ray Burst X-Ray Flares within the Internal Shock Model”, 2009, The Astrophysical Journal, 707, 1623-1633, (pdf)

41. En-Wei Liang, Hou-Jun Lv, Shu-Jin Hou, Bin-Bin Zhang, Bing Zhang, “A Comprehensive Analysis of Swift/XRT Data: IV. Single Power-Law Decaying Lightcurves vs. Canonical Lightcurves and Implications for a Unified Origin of X-rays”, 2009, The Astrophysical Journal, 707, 328-342, (pdf)

40. Bing Zhang, “Astrophysics: Most distant cosmic blast seen”, 2009, Nature, 461, 1221-1223, (pdf)

39. Bing Zhang, Bin-Bin Zhang, Francisco J. Virgili, En-Wei Liang, D. Alexander Kann, Xue-Feng Wu, Daniel Proga, Hou-Jun Lv, Kenji Toma, Peter Meszaros, David N. Burrows, Peter W. A. Roming, Neil Gehrels, “Discerning the Physical Origins of Cosmological Gamma-ray Bursts Based on Multiple Observational Criteria: The Cases of z = 6.7 GRB 080913, z = 8.2 GRB 090423, and Some Short/Hard GRBs”, 2009, The Astrophysical Journal, 703, 1696-1724, (pdf)

38. Rong-Feng Shen, Bing Zhang, “Prompt optical emission and synchrotron self-absorption constraints on emission site of GRBs”, 2009, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 398, 1936-1950, (pdf)

37. Bing Zhang, Asaf Pe’er, “Evidence of an Initially Magnetically Dominated Outflow in GRB 080916C”, 2009, The Astrophysical Journal, 700, L65-L68, (pdf)

36. Kohta Murase, Bing Zhang, Keitaro Takahashi, Shigehiro Nagataki, “Possible effects of pair echoes on Gamma-Ray Burst afterglow emission”, 2009, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 396, 1825-1832, (pdf)

35. Kohta Murase, Peter Meszaros, Bing Zhang, “Probing the birth of fast rotating magnetars through high-energy neutrinos”, 2009, Physical Review D, 79(10), 103001, (pdf)

34. Yi-Zhong Fan, Bing Zhang, Da-Ming Wei, “Naked-eye optical flash from gamma-ray burst 080319B: tracing the decaying neutrons in the outflow”, 2009, Physical Review D, 79, 021301(R) (pdf)

33. Bin-Bin Zhang, Bing Zhang, En-Wei Liang, Xiang-Yu Wang, “Curvature Effect of a Non-Power-Law Spectrum and Spectral Evolution of GRB X-Ray Tails”, 2009, The Astrophysical Journal, 690, L10-L13, (pdf)

32. Francisco Virgili, Enwei Liang, Bing Zhang, “Low-Luminosity Gamma-Ray Bursts as a Distinct GRB Population: A Firmer Case from Multiple Criteria Constraints”, 2009, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 392, 91-103, (pdf)

31. Nayantara Gupta, Bing Zhang, “Constraining Galactic $p\gamma$ Interactions with Cosmic Ray Electron and Positron Spectra”, 2008, Chinese Journal of Astronomy and Astrophysics, 2008, 8, 153-158, (pdf)

30. En-Wei Liang, Judith L. Racusin, Bing Zhang, Bin-Bin Zhang, David N. Burrows, “A Comprehensive Analysis of the Swift/XRT Data: III. Jet break candidates in X-ray and optical afterglow lightcurves”, 2008, The Astrophysical Journal, 675, 528-552, (pdf)

29. Nayantara Gupta, Bing Zhang, “Diagnosing GRB prompt emission site with spectral cut-Off energy”, 2008, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 384, L11-L15, (pdf)

28. En-Wei Liang, Bin-Bin Zhang, Bing Zhang, “A Comprehensive Analysis of the Swift/XRT Data: II. Diverse Physical Origins of the Shallow Decay Segment”, 2007, The Astrophysical Journal, 670, 565-583, (pdf)

27. Nayantara Gupta, Bing Zhang, “Prompt Emission of High Energy Photons from Gamma Ray Bursts”, 2007, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 380, 78-92, (pdf)

26. Bin-Bin Zhang, En-Wei Liang, Bing Zhang, “A Comprehensive Analysis of Swift/XRT Data: I. Spectral Evolution of GRB X-Ray Tails and Implications for Cooling of the Prompt Emission Region”, , 2007. The Astrophysical Journal, 666, 1002-1011, (pdf)

25. Enwei Liang, Bing Zhang, Francisco Virgili, Z. G. Dai, “Low luminosity gamma-ray bursts as a unique population: luminosity function, local rate, and beaming factor”, 2007, The Astrophysical Journal, 662, 1111-1118, (pdf)

24. Nayantara Gupta, Bing Zhang, “Neutrino Spectra from Low and High Luminosity Populations of Gamma Ray Bursts”, 2007, Astroparticle Physics, 27, 386-391, (pdf)

23. J. Gil, G. Melikidze, B. Zhang, “X-ray pulsar radiation from polar cap heated by back-flow bombardment”, 2007, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 376, L67-L71, (pdf)

22. Bing Zhang, “Gamma-ray bursts in the Swift era” (Invited Review), 2007, Chinese Journal of Astronomy and Astrophysics, 7, 1-50, (pdf)

21. Bing Zhang, Enwei Liang, Kim L. Page, Dirk Grupe, Scott D. Barthelmy, David N. Burrows, Sergio Campana, Guido Chincarini, Neil Gehrels, Shiho Kobayashi, Peter Meszaros, Alberto Morreti, John A. Nousek, Paul T. O’Brien, Julian P. Osborne, Peter W. A. Roming, Takanori Sakamoto, Patricia Schady, Richard Willingale, “GRB radiative efficiency derived from the Swift data: GRBs vs. XRFs, long vs. short”, 2007, The Astrophysical Journal, 655, 989-1001, (pdf)

20. Bing Zhang, Janusz Gil & Jaroslaw Dyks, “On the origins of part-time radio pulsars”, 2007, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 374, 1103-1107, (pdf)

19. Bing Zhang, Bin-Bin Zhang, En-Wei Liang, Neil Gehrels, David N. Burrows, Peter Meszaros, “Making a Short Gamma-Ray Burst from a Long one: Implications for the Nature of GRB 060614″, 2007, The Astrophysical Journal, 655, L25-L28, (pdf)

18. Bing Zhang, “Astrophysics: A burst of new ideas”, 2006, Nature, 444, 1010-1011, (pdf)

17. En-Wei Liang, Bin-Bin Zhang, Mike Stamatikos, Bing Zhang, Jay Norris, Neil Gehrels, Jin Zhang, Z. G. Dai, “Temporal Profiles and Spectral Lags of XRF 060218″, 2006, The Astrophysical Journal, 653, L81-L84, (pdf)

16. E. W. Liang, B. Zhang, P. T. O’Brien, R. Willingale, L. Angelini, D. N. Burrows, S. Campana, G. Chincarini, A. Falcone, N. Gehrels, M. R. Goad, D. Grupe, S. Kobayashi, P. Mészáros, J. A. Nousek, J. P. Osborne, K. L. Page, G. Tagliaferri, “Testing the curvature effect and internal origin of Gamma-ray burst prompt emissions and X-ray flares with Swift data”, 2006, The Astrophysical Journal, 646, 351-357, (pdf)

15. Enwei Liang & Bing Zhang, “Calibration of Gamma-Ray Burst Luminosity Indicators”, 2006, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 369, L37-L41, (pdf)

14. Bing Zhang, Y. Z. Fan, Jaroslaw Dyks, Shiho Kobayashi, Peter Meszaros, David N. Burrows, John A. Nousek & Neil Gehrels, “Physical processes shaping GRB X-ray afterglow lightcurves: theoretical implications from the Swift XRT observations”, 2006, The Astrophysical Journal, 642, 354-370, (pdf)

13. Enwei Liang & Bing Zhang, “Identification of two categories of optically bright gamma-ray bursts”, 2006, The Astrophysical Journal, 638, L67-L70 , (pdf)

12. Y. Z. Fan, Bing Zhang & Daniel Proga, “Linearly polarized X-ray flares following short gamma-ray bursts”, 2005, The Astrophysical Journal, 635, L129-L132, (pdf)

11. Enwei Liang & Bing Zhang, “Model-Independent Multi-Variable Gamma-Ray Burst Luminosity Indicator and Its Possible Cosmological Implications”, 2005, The Astrophysical Journal, 633, 611-623, (pdf)

10. Bing Zhang & Janusz Gil, “GCRT J1745-3009 as a transient white dwarf pulsar”, 2005, The Astrophysical Journal, 631, L143-L146, (pdf)

9. Z. G. Dai, X. F. Wu, X. Y. Wang, Y. F. Huang & B. Zhang, “A two component explosion model for the giant flare and radio afterglow from SGR 1806-20”, 2005, The Astrophysical Journal, 629, L81-L84, (pdf)

8. Y. Z. Fan, Bing Zhang & D. M. Wei, “Early photon-shock interaction in stellar wind: sub-GeV photon flash and high energy neutrino emission from long GRBs”, 2005, The Astrophysical Journal, 629, 334-340, (pdf)

7. Y. Z. Fan, Bing Zhang, Shiho Kobayashi & Peter Meszaros, “Optical afterglows of short Gamma-ray Bursts and GRB 040924”, 2005, The Astrophysical Journal, 628, 867-872, (pdf)

6. Y. Z. Fan, Bing Zhang & D. M. Wei, “High Energy Afterglow Emission from Giant Flares of Soft Gamma-Ray Repeaters: The Case of the 2004 December 27 Event from SGR 1806-20”, 2005, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 361, 965-970, (pdf)

5. Y. Z. Fan, Bing Zhang & D. M. Wei, “Early optical-IR emission from GRB 041219a: neutron-rich internal shocks and a mildly magnetized external reverse shock”, 2005, The Astrophysical Journal, 628, L25-L28, (pdf)

4. Y. Z. Fan, Bing Zhang & D. M. Wei, “Early optical afterglow lightcurves of neutron-fed gamma-ray bursts”, 2005, The Astrophysical Journal, 628, 298-314, (pdf)

3. Bing Zhang & Shiho Kobayashi, “Gamma-ray burst early afterglows: reverse shock emission from an arbitrarily magnetized ejecta”, 2005, The Astrophysical Journal, 628, 315-334, (pdf)

2. Bing Zhang & Abraham Loeb, “A model for the flaring radio emission in the double pulsar system J0737-3039”, 2004, The Astrophysical Journal, 614, L53-L56   (pdf)

1. Y. Z. Fan, D. M. Wei & Bing Zhang, “Gamma-ray burst internal shocks with mild magnetization”, 2004, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 354, 1031-1039  (pdf)