Dacheng Lin

Office: Space Science Center, Morse Hall, Durham, NH 03824
A headshot of Dacheng Lin, a research assistant professor in the Space Science Center.


  • Ph.D., Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • B.E., Engineering, University of Science and Technology
  • B.S., Geophysics and Seismology, University of Science and Technology

Selected Publications

Lin, D., Strader, J., Carrasco, E. R., Page, D., Romanowsky, A. J., Homan, J., . . . Gwyn, S. D. J. (2018). A luminous X-ray outburst from an intermediate-mass black hole in an off-centre star cluster. Nature Astronomy, 2(8), 656-661. doi:10.1038/s41550-018-0493-1

Lin, D., Strader, J., Carrasco, E. R., Godet, O., Grupe, D., Webb, N. A., . . . Irwin, J. A. (2018). Multiwavelength follow-up observations of the tidal disruption event candidate 2XMMi J184725.1−631724. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 474(3), 3000-3008. doi:10.1093/mnras/stx2940

Lin, D., Godet, O., Ho, L. C., Barret, D., Webb, N. A., & Irwin, J. A. (2017). Large decay of X-ray flux in 2XMM J123103.2+110648: evidence for a tidal disruption event. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 468(1), 783-789. doi:10.1093/mnras/stx489

Irwin, J. A., Maksym, W. P., Sivakoff, G. R., Romanowsky, A. J., Lin, D., Speegle, T., . . . Miller, J. M. (2016). Ultraluminous X-ray bursts in two ultracompact companions to nearby elliptical galaxies. Nature, 538(7625), 356-358. doi:10.1038/nature19822

Rosen, S. R., Webb, N. A., Watson, M. G., Ballet, J., Barret, D., Braito, V., . . . Zolotukhin, I. (2016). TheXMM-Newtonserendipitous survey. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 590, A1. doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201526416

Feroci, M., Stella, L., van der Klis, M., Courvoisier, T. J. -L., Hernanz, M., Hudec, R., . . . Ziolkowski, J. (2012). The Large Observatory for X-ray Timing (LOFT). Experimental Astronomy, 34(2), 415-444. doi:10.1007/s10686-011-9237-2

Servillat, M., Farrell, S. A., Lin, D., Godet, O., Barret, D., & Webb, N. A. (2011). X-RAY VARIABILITY AND HARDNESS OF ESO 243-49 HLX-1: CLEAR EVIDENCE FOR SPECTRAL STATE TRANSITIONS. The Astrophysical Journal, 743(1), 6. doi:10.1088/0004-637x/743/1/6

Homan, J., van der Klis, M., Fridriksson, J. K., Remillard, R. A., Wijnands, R., Méndez, M., . . . Lewin, W. H. G. (2010). XTE J1701–462 AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR THE NATURE OF SUBCLASSES IN LOW-MAGNETIC-FIELD NEUTRON STAR LOW-MASS X-RAY BINARIES. The Astrophysical Journal, 719(1), 201-212. doi:10.1088/0004-637x/719/1/201

Lin, D., Remillard, R. A., & Homan, J. (2009). SPECTRAL STATES OF XTE J1701 – 462: LINK BETWEEN Z AND ATOLL SOURCES. The Astrophysical Journal, 696(2), 1257-1277. doi:10.1088/0004-637x/696/2/1257

Lin, D., Remillard, R. A., & Homan, J. (2007). Evaluating Spectral Models and the X‐Ray States of Neutron Star X‐Ray Transients. The Astrophysical Journal, 667(2), 1073-1086. doi:10.1086/521181

Most Cited Publications