Zhen Pan

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Yakov B. Zel'dovich Fellow
Phd: University of California at Davis 2018

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Research Interests

I am interested in understanding the governing laws of cosmology and astrophysics by constraining different theories and models using measurements of Cosmic Microwave Background, Gravitational Waves and Electromagnetic phenomena of all bands.

Recent Publications

  • Zhen Pan, Huan Yang, Black Hole Discharge: very-high-energy gamma rays from black hole-neutron star mergers, Physical Review D (in press), arXiv: 1905.04775
  • Lei Huang, Zhen Pan, and Cong Yu Toward a Full MHD Jet Model of Spinning Black Holes. I. Framework and a Split Monopole Example, Astrophysical Journal, 880, 93, 2019, arXiv: 1906.05454
  • Zhen Pan, Magnetosphere structure of a Kerr black hole: Marginally force-free equatorial boundary condition, Physical Review D 98 (4), 043023, arXiv: 1807.05611
  • Zhen Pan, Matthew C. Johnson, Forecasted constraints on modified gravity from Sunyaev Zel'dovich tomography, arXiv: 1906.04208


  • Black Hole Discharge:very-high-energy gamma rays from black hole-neutron star mergers, Recent Progress in Relativistic Astrophysics, Fudan University