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Peer-Reviewed Publications

[13] W. Wang, C. Zhu, J. Qiu, R. Liu, K. Yang, Q. Hu, Evolution of A Magnetic Flux Rope Toward Eruption, ApJ, 2018, accepted.

[11] C. Zhu, J. Qiu, and D.W. Longcope, Two-Phase Heating in Flaring Loops, ApJ, 2018.

[10] W. Wang, R. Liu, Y. Wang, Q. Hu, C. Shen, C. Jiang, and C. Zhu, Buildup of a Highly Twisted Magnetic Flux Rope during a Solar Eruption, Nature Communication, 2017.

[9] J. Jing, R. Liu, M. Cheung, J. Lee, Y. Xu, C. Liu, C. Zhu, H. Wang, Witnessing a Large-scale Slipping Magnetic Reconnection along a Dimming Channel during a Solar Flare, ApJL, 2017.

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] [NMSU news release]

[7] C. Zhu, R. Liu, D. Alexander, X. Sun, J. McAteer,
  Complex flare dynamics Initiated by a filament-filament interaction, ApJ, 2015.

[6] C. Zhu, D. Alexander, X. Sun, A. Daou,
  The role of interchange reconnection in facilitating a filament eruption, Solar Physics, 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).

[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, 29(4)

Other Publications

[4] C. Zhu, Dynamics and evolution of solar eruptive prominences, Ph.D. thesis, Rice University, 2014.

[3] D. Alexander, C. Zhu, Multi-wavelength observations of the evolution Of a multi-filament complex, American Astronomical Society Meeting, 2012.

[2] L. Tian, C. Zhu, D. Alexander, Checking asymmetry of magnetic helicity using magnetograms with high spatial and temporal resolution, Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, 2010.

[1] C. Zhu, L. Tian, D. Alexander, Effect of Magnetic Flux Imbalance on the Magnetic Helicity Imbalance in Emerging Active Regions, Solar Physics Division Meeting, 2009.