Xue-Bing Wu (吴学兵)

Associate Director of Administration; Chair of Dept. of Astronomy; Professor
Research interests: 
quasars and active galactic nuclei, supermassive black holes, accretion physics, X-ray binaries
Research Highlights: 

My research interests mainly include quasars and active galactic nuclei (AGNs), supermassive black holes and their accretion physics. Recently we have discovered many new quasars at intemediate and high redshift using optical telescopes in China and the US, including LAMOST and MMT. With optical and near-infrared spectroscopy, we are carrying out detailed studies of the black hole masses and accretion rates of many quasars and AGNs.



Recent Papers:

Wang, Feige; Wu, Xue-Bing; Fan, Xiaohui; et al., 2016, ApJ, 819, 24: “A Survey of Luminous High-redshift Quasars with SDSS and WISE. I. Target Selection and Optical Spectroscopy

Ai, Y. L.; Wu, Xue-Bing; Yang, Jinyi; et al., 2016, AJ, 151, 24: “The Large Sky Area Multi-object Fiber Spectroscopic Telescope Quasar Survey: Quasar Properties from the First Data Release

Wu, Xue-Bing; Wang, Feige; Fan, Xiaohui; et al., 2015, Nature, 518, 512: “An ultraluminous quasar with a twelve-billion-solar-mass black hole at redshift 6.30

Zuo, Wenwen; Wu, Xue-Bing; Fan, Xiaohui; Green, Richard; Wang, Ran; Bian, Fuyan, 2015, ApJ, 799, 189: “Black Hole Mass Estimates and Rapid Growth of Supermassive Black Holes in Luminous z ~ 3.5 Quasars

Wang, Feige; Wu, Xue-Bing; Fan, Xiaohui;et al., 2015, ApJL, 807, L9: “An Ultra-luminous Quasar at z = 5.363 with a Ten Billion Solar Mass Black Hole and a Metal-rich DLA at z ∼ 5

Wu, Xue-Bing; Zuo, Wenwen; Yang, Jinyi; Yang, Qian; Wang, Feige, 2013, AJ, 146, 100: "Discovering Bright Quasars at Intermediate Redshifts Based on Optical/Near-infrared Colors

Zuo, Wenwen; Wu, Xue-Bing; Liu, Yi-Qing; Jiao, Cheng-Liang, 2012, ApJ, 758, 104: "The Correlations between Optical Variability and Physical Parameters of Quasars in SDSS Stripe 82

Wu, Xue-Bing; Hao, Guoqiang; Jia, Zhendong; Zhang, Yanxia; Peng, Nanbo, 2012, AJ, 144, 49:"SDSS Quasars in the WISE Preliminary Data Release and Quasar Candidate Selection with Optical/Infrared Colors

Wu, Xue-Bing; Wang, Ran; Schmidt, Kasper B.; Bian, Fuyan; Jiang, Linhua; Fan, Xiaohui, 2011, AJ, 142, 78: "Discovering the Missing 2.2 < z < 3 quasars by combining optical variability and optical/near-infrared colors"

Jiao, Cheng-Liang; Wu, Xue-Bing, 2011, ApJ, 733, 112:"On the Structure of Accretion Disks with Outflows

Wu, Xue-Bing; Jia, Zhendong, 2010, MNRAS, 406, 1583:"Quasar candidate selection and photometric redshift estimation based on SDSS and UKIDSS data

Hou, L. G.; Wu, Xue-Bing; Han, J. L., 2009, ApJ, 704, 789: "Ultra-luminous Infrared Galaxies in Sloan Digital Sky Survey Data Release 6

Li, Zhao-Yu; Wu, Xue-Bing; Wang, Ran, 2008, ApJ, 688, 826: "The Black Hole Fundamental Plane: Revisited with a Larger Sample of Radio and X-Ray-emitting Broad-Line AGNs

Xue, Yongquan; Wu, Xue-Bing; Cui, Wei, 2008, MNRAS, 384, 440: "Modelling the broad-band spectral energy distribution of the microquasars XTE J1550-564 and H 1743-322