Dacheng Lin

Research Assistant Professor
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., 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

Homan, J., Steiner, J. F., Lin, D., Fridriksson, J. K., A. Remillard, R., Miller, J. M., & Ludlam, R. M. (2018). Absence of Reflection Features in NuSTAR Spectra of the Luminous Neutron Star X-Ray Binary GX 5–1. The Astrophysical Journal, 853(2), 157. doi:10.3847/1538-4357/aaa439

Parikh, A. S., Homan, J., Wijnands, R., Ootes, L., Page, D., Altamirano, D., . . . Miller, J. M. (2017). Different Accretion Heating of the Neutron Star Crust during Multiple Outbursts in MAXI J0556–332. The Astrophysical Journal, 851(2), L28. doi:10.3847/2041-8213/aa9e03

Wong, K. -W., Nemmen, R. S., Irwin, J. A., & Lin, D. (2017). Hard X-Ray Emission from the M87 AGN Detected with NuSTAR. The Astrophysical Journal, 849(1), L17. doi:10.3847/2041-8213/aa92c2

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

Rosen, S. R., Webb, N. A., Watson, M. G., Ballet, J., Barret, D., Braito, V., . . . Zolotukhin, I. (2016). The XMM-Newton serendipitous 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

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