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Chunming Zhu

Postdoctoral Researcher NMSUAstronomy
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Research

Observations on solar filament eruptions, solar flares, sunspots, and study on the related physical processes such as instabilities, magnetic reconnection, magnetic helicity injection, etc.

Publications

[9] C. Zhu, R. Liu, D. Alexander, J. McAteer, Observation of the Evolution of a Current Sheet in a Solar Flare, ApJL, 2016. [NASA press release]
[8] C. Zhu, R. Liu, D. Alexander, X. Sun, J. McAteer, Complex flare dynamics Initiated by a filament-filament interaction, ApJ, 2015.
[7] C. Zhu, D. Alexander, X. Sun, A. Daou, The role of interchange reconnection in facilitating filament eruptions, Solar Physics, 2014.
[6] C. Zhu, Dynamics and evolution of solar eruptive prominences, PhD thesis, Rice University, 2014.
[5] C. Zhu, D. Alexander, Eruption of a bifurcated solar filament, Solar Physics, 2013. 
[4] C. Zhu, D. Alexander, L. Tian, Velocity characteristics of rotating sunspots, Solar Physics, 2012. 
[3] L. Tian, P. Demoulin, D. Alexander, and  C. Zhu,
On asymmetry of magnetic helicity in emerging active regions,   Astrophysical Journal, 2011. 

[2] P. Zuo,  C. Zhu, F. Wei, X. Feng, H. Li, Study on Langmuir wave activities within the magnetic cloud boundary layers, Chinese Journal of Space Science, 2009, 29(3), 262.
[1] C. Zhu, F. Wei, X. Feng, P. Zuo, The characteristics of electron pitch angle distributions in the magnetic cloud boundary layers, Chinese Journal of Space Science, 2009.