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Junjie Mao


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Research Interests

high-resolution X-ray spectroscopy; plasma codes and atomic databases; circumnuclear medium; interstellar medium; intracluster medium; active galactic nuclei; galaxies and assembly of galaxies

Personal Statement

I am currently a research associate at the Department of Physics. I am an astronomer interested in high-resolution X-ray spectroscopy of all kinds of celestial bodies, such as black holes, individual galaxies, assembly of galaxies, as well as the diffuse hot gas between stars and galaxies. I am also interested in atomic processes for astrophysical plasma diagnostics. 
I started my research in astronomy back in 2011 at the National Astronomical Observatory, Chinese Academy of Science (NAOC). I got my M.Sc. degree in astronomy in 2014 from the University of Chinese Academy of Science (UCAS). Then I moved to SRON Netherlands Institute for Space Research (SRON) and Leiden Observatory to grow my research experience in astronomy. I defended my Ph.D. dissertation in 2018 at Leiden University. 

Academic / Professional qualifications

Ph.D. 2018 Leiden University

M.Sc. 2014 University of Chinese Academy of Science 

B.Sc. 2011 Zhejiang University of Technology


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  • A variable ionized disk wind in the black hole candidate EXO 1846-031

    Wang, Y., Ji, L., García, J. A., Dauser, T., Méndez, M., Mao, J., Tao, L., Altamirano, D., Maggi, P., Zhang, S. N., Ge, M. Y., Zhang, L., Qu, J. L., Zhang, S. N., Ma, X., Lu, F. J., Li, T. P., Huang, Y., Zheng, S. J., Chang, Z. & 71 others, Tuo, Y. L., Song, L. M., Xu, Y. P., Chen, Y. P., Liu, C. Z., Bu, Q. C., Cai, C., Cao, X. L., Chen, L., Chen, T. X., Chen, Y. P., Cui, W. W., Du, Y. Y., Gao, G. H., Gu, Y. D., Guan, J., Guo, C. C., Han, D. W., Huo, J., Jia, S. M., Jiang, W. C., Jin, J., Kong, L. D., Li, B., Li, C. K., Li, G., Li, W., Li, X., Li, X. B., Li, X. F., Li, Z. W., Liang, X. H., Liao, J. Y., Liu, H. W., Liu, X. J., Lu, X. F., Luo, Q., Luo, T., Meng, B., Nang, Y., Nie, J. Y., Ou, G., Sai, N., Shang, R. C., Song, X. Y., Sun, L., Tan, Y., Wang, W. S., Wang, Y. D., Wang, Y. S., Wen, X. Y., Wu, B. B., Wu, B. Y., Wu, M., Xiao, G. C., Xiao, S., Xiong, S. L., Yang, S., Yang, Y. J., Yi, Q. B., Yin, Q. Q., You, Y., Zhang, F., Zhang, H. M., Zhang, J., Zhang, W. C., Zhang, W., Zhang, Y. F., Zhao, H. S., Zhao, X. F. & Zhou, D. K., 29 Dec 2020, In: Astrophysical Journal. 906, 11 p., 11.

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  • How do atomic code uncertainties affect abundance measurements in the intracluster medium?

    Mernier, F., Werner, N., Lakhchaura, K., de Plaa, J., Gu, L., Kaastra, J. S., Mao, J., Simionescu, A. & Urdampilleta, I., 29 Feb 2020, In: Astronomische Nachrichten. 341, 2, p. 203-209 7 p.

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