Chung-Pei Ma's Publication

Selected Publications

  1. C.-P. Ma, J. Greene, N. McConnell, R. Janish, J. Blakeslee, J. Thomas and J. Murphy (2014), Astrophysical Journal, in press.
    The MASSIVE Survey - I. A Volume-Limited Integral-Field Spectroscopic Study of the Most Massive Early-Type Galaxies within 108 Mpc
    (arXiv:1407.1054)
  2. S. Wellons, P. Torrey, C.-P. Ma, L. Hernquist, et al. (2014), submitted.
    Formation of Massive, Compact Galaxies in the Illustris Simulation
  3. R. O'Leary, S. Stahler, and C.-P. Ma (2014), Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 444, 80.
    Two Paths of Cluster Evolution: Global Expansion versus Core Collapse
    (abstract/paper) (arXiv:1406.0784)
  4. J. Zhang, C.-P. Ma, and A. Riotto (2014), Astrophysical Journal, 782, 44.
    Dark-Matter Halo Assembly Bias: Environmental Dependence in the Non-Markovian Excursion Set Theory
    (abstract/paper) (arXiv:1312.0358)
  5. M. George, C.-P. Ma, K. Bundy, A. Leauthaud, J. Tinker, R. Wechsler, A. Finoguenov, and B. Vulcani (2013), ApJ. 770, 113.
    Galaxies in X-ray Groups III: Satellite Color and Morphology Transformations
    (abstract/paper) (arXiv:1302.6620)
  6. N. McConnell, S. Chen, C.-P. Ma, J. Greene, T. Lauer, and K. Gebhardt (2013), Astrophysical Journal Letters, 768, L21.
    The Effect of Spatial Gradients in Stellar Mass-to-Light Ratio on Black Hole Mass Measurements
    (abstract/paper) (arXiv:1303.4393)
  7. N. McConnell and C.-P. Ma (2013), ApJ, 764, 184.
    Revisiting the Scaling Relations of Black Hole Masses and Host Galaxy Properties
    (abstract/paper) (arXiv:1211.2816)
  8. J. DeBuhr, C.-P. Ma, and S.D.M. White (2012), MNRAS, 426, 983.
    Stellar Disks in Aquarius Dark Matter Haloes
    (abstract/paper) (arXiv:1205.6472)
  9. M. George, A. Leauthaud, K. Bundy, A. Finoguenov, C.-P. Ma, E. Rykoff, and J. Tinker, R. Wechsler, R. Massey, and S. Mei (2012),
    ApJ, 757, 2.
    Galaxies in X-ray Groups II: A Weak Lensing Study of Halo Centering
    (abstract/paper) (arXiv:1205.4262)
  10. N. McConnell, C.-P. Ma, J. Murphy, K. Gebhardt, T. Lauer, J. Graham, S. Wright, and D. Richstone (2012), ApJ, 756, 179.
    Dynamical Measurements of Black Hole Masses in Four Brightest Cluster Galaxies at 100 Megaparsecs
    (abstract/paper) (arXiv:1203.1620)
  11. N. McConnell, C.-P. Ma, K. Gebhardt, S. Wright, J. Murphy, T. Lauer, J. Graham, and D. Richstone (2011), Nature, 480, 215.
    Two Ten-Billion-Solar-Mass Black Holes at the Centers of Giant Elliptical Galaxies
    (abstract/paper) (News & Views: Monster Black Holes) (Editorial: A Massive Comfort) (arXiv:1112.1078)
  12. J. DeBuhr, E. Quataert, and C.-P. Ma (2012), MNRAS, 420, 2221.
    Galaxy-Scale Outflows Driven by Active Galactic Nuclei
    (abstract/paper) (arXiv:1107.5579)
  13. C.-A. Faucher-Giguere, D. Keres, and C.-P. Ma (2011), MNRAS, 417, 2982.
    The Baryonic Assembly of Dark Matter Halos
    (abstract/paper) (arXiv:1103.0001)
  14. N. McConnell, C.-P. Ma, J. Graham, K. Gebhardt, T. Lauer, S. Wright, and D. Richstone (2011), ApJ, 728, 100.
    The Black Hole Mass in Brightest Cluster Galaxy NGC 6086
    (abstract/paper) (arXiv:1009.0750)
  15. C.-P. Ma, M. Maggiore, A. Riotto, and J. Zhang (2011), MNRAS, 411, 2644.
    The Bias and Mass Function of Dark Matter Halos in Non-Markovian Extension of the Excursion Set Theory
    (abstract/paper) (arXiv:1007.4201)
  16. J. DeBuhr, E. Quataert, and C.-P. Ma (2011), MNRAS, 412, 1341.
    The Growth of Massive Black Holes in Galaxy Merger Simulations with Feedback by Radiation Pressure
    (abstract/paper) (arXiv:1006.3312)
  17. P. Hopkins, D. Croton, K. Bundy, S. Khochfar, F. van den Bosch, R. Somerville, A. Wetzel, D. Keres, L. Hernquist, K. Stewart, J. Younger, S. Genel, C.-P. Ma (2010), ApJ, 724, 915.
    Mergers in Lambda-CDM: Uncertainties in Theoretical Predictions and Interpretations of the Merger Rate
    (abstract/paper) (arXiv:1004.2708)
  18. O. Fakhouri, C.-P. Ma, and M. Boylan-Kolchin (2010), MNRAS, 406, 2267.
    The Merger Rates and Mass Assembly Histories of Dark Matter Haloes in the Two Millennium Simulations
    (abstract/paper) (arXiv:1001.2304)
  19. S. Wright, J. Larkin, J. R. Graham, and C.-P. Ma (2010), ApJ, 711, 1291.
    Presence of Weak AGN in High Redshift Star Forming Galaxies
    (abstract/full paper) (arXiv:1001.5041)
  20. K. Bundy, C. Scarlata, C. Carollo, R. Ellis, N. Drory, P. Hopkins, M. Salvato, A. Leauthaud, A. Koekemoer, N. Murray, O. Ilbert, P. Oesch, C.-P. Ma, P. Capak, L. Pozzetti, N. Scoville (2010), ApJ, 719, 1969.
    The Rise and Fall of Passive Disk Galaxies: Morphological Evolution Along the Red Sequence Revealed by COSMOS
    (abstract/full paper) (arXiv:0912.1077)
  21. A. Bauermeister, L. Blitz, and C.-P. Ma (2010), ApJ, 717, 323.
    The Gas Consumption History to Redshift 4
    (abstract/full paper) (arXiv:0909.3840)
  22. J. DeBuhr, E. Quataert, C.-P. Ma, and P. Hopkins (2010), MNRAS, 406, L55 .
    Self-Regulated Black Hole Growth via Momentum Deposition in Galaxy Merger Simulations
    (abstract/full paper) (arXiv:0909.2872)
  23. C.-P. Ma, P. Chang, and J. Zhang (2009), MNRAS, submitted.
    Is the Radial Profile of the Phase Space Density of Dark Matter Haloes a Power Law?
    (arXiv:0907.3144)
  24. P. Hopkins, D. Keres, C.-P. Ma, and E. Quataert (2010), MNRAS, 401, 1131.
    When Should We Treat Galaxies as Isolated?
    (abstract/full paper) (arXiv:0909.3306)
  25. O. Fakhouri and C.-P. Ma (2009), MNRAS, 401, 2245.
    Dark Matter Halo Growth II: Diffuse Accretion and its Environmental Dependence
    (abstract/full paper) (arXiv:0906.1196)
  26. P. Hopkins, K. Bundy, N. Murray, E. Quataert, T. Lauer, C.-P. Ma (2009), MNRAS, 398, 898.
    Compact High-Redshift Galaxies Are the Cores of Present-Day Massive Spheroids
    (abstract/full paper) (arXiv:0903.2479)
  27. J. McBride, O. Fakhouri and C.-P. Ma (2009), MNRAS, 398, 1858.
    Mass Accretion Rates and Histories of Dark Matter Halos
    (abstract/full paper) (arXiv:0902.3659)
  28. P. Hopkins, R. Somerville, T. J. Cox, L. Hernquist, S. Jogee, D. Keres, C.-P. Ma, B. Robertson, K. Stewart (2009), MNRAS, 397, 802.
    The Effects of Gas on Morphological Transformation in Mergers: Implications for Bulge and Disk Demographics
    (abstract/full paper) (arXiv:0901.4111)
  29. O. Fakhouri and C.-P. Ma (2009), MNRAS, 394, 1825.
    Environmental Dependence of Dark Matter Halo Growth I: Halo Merger Rates
    (abstract/full paper) (arXiv:0808.2471)
  30. J. Zhang, O. Fakhouri, and C.-P. Ma (2008), MNRAS, 389, 1521.
    How to Grow a Healthy Merger Tree
    (abstract/full paper) (arXiv:0805.1230)
  31. J. Zhang, C.-P. Ma, and O. Fakhouri (2008), MNRAS, 387, L13.
    Conditional Mass Functions and Merger Rates of Dark Matter Halos in the Ellipsoidal Collapse Model
    (abstract/full paper) (arXiv:0801.3459)
  32. O. Fakhouri and C.-P. Ma (2008), MNRAS, 386, 577.
    The Nearly Universal Merger Rate of Dark Matter Halos in LCDM Cosmology
    (abstract/full paper) (arXiv:0710.4567)
  33. X. Liu, A. Shapley, A. Coil, J. Brinchmann, and C.-P. Ma (2008), ApJ, 678, 758.
    Metallicities and Physical Conditions in Star-Forming Galaxies at Redshifts 1.0 to 1.5
    (abstract/full paper) (astro-ph/0801.1670)
  34. M. Boylan-Kolchin, C.-P. Ma, and E. Quataert (2007), MNRAS, 383, 93.
    Dynamical Friction and Galaxy Merging Timescales
    (abstract/full paper) (astro-ph/0707.2960)
  35. L. Desroches, E. Quataert, C.-P. Ma, and A. West (2007), MNRAS, 377, 402.
    Luminosity Dependence in the Fundamental Plane Projections of Elliptical Galaxies
    (abstract/full paper) (astro-ph/0608474)
  36. M. Boylan-Kolchin and C.-P. Ma (2006), MNRAS, 374, 1227.
    Satellite Accretion onto Massive Galaxies with Central Black Holes
    (abstract/full paper) (astro-ph/0608122)
  37. M. Boylan-Kolchin, C.-P. Ma, and E. Quataert (2006), MNRAS, 369, 1081.
    Red Mergers and the Assembly of Massive Elliptical Galaxies: the Fundamental Plane and its Projections
    (abstract/full paper) (astro-ph/0601400)
  38. A. Coil, B. Gerke, J. Newman, C.-P. Ma, R. Yan, M. Cooper, M. Davis, S. Faber, P. Guhathakurta and D. Koo (2006), ApJ, 638, 668.
    The DEEP2 Galaxy Redshift Survey: Clustering of Groups and Group Galaxies at z~1
    (abstract/full paper) (astro-ph/0507647)
  39. A. Shapley, A. Coil, C.-P. Ma, and K. Bundy (2005), Astrophysical Journal, 635, 1006.
    Chemical Abundances of DEEP2 Star-Forming Galaxies at Redshifts 1.0 to 1.5
    (abstract/full paper) (astro-ph/0509102)
  40. B. Hagan, C.-P. Ma, and A. Kravtsov (2005), Astrophysical Journal, 633, 537.
    Impact of Dark Matter Substructure on the Matter and Weak Lensing Power Spectra
    (abstract/full paper) (astro-ph/0504557)
  41. M. Boylan-Kolchin, C.-P. Ma, and E. Quataert (2005), MNRAS, 362, 184.
    Dissipationless Mergers of Elliptical Galaxies and the Evolution of the Fundamental Plane
    (abstract/full paper) (astro-ph/0502495)
  42. D. Huterer, C. R. Keeton, and C.-P. Ma (2005), Astrophysical Journal, 624, 34.
    Effects of Ellipticity and Shear on Gravitational Lens Statistics
    (abstract/full article) (astro-ph/0405040)
  43. C.-P. Ma (2004), AIP Conference Proceedings of the Mitchell Symposium on Observational Cosmology, p.157. ed. R. Allen, D. Nanopoulos, and C. Pope.
    Understanding Dark Matter Distribution from a Kinetic View
    (abstract/full article) (ADS)
  44. M. Boylan-Kolchin, C.-P. Ma, and E. Quataert (2004), Astrophysical Journal, 61, L37.
    Core Formation in Galactic Nuclei due to Recoiling Black Holes
    (abstract/full paper) (astro-ph/0407488)
  45. C.-P. Ma and M. Boylan-Kolchin (2004), Physical Review Letters, 93, 021301.
    Are Halos of Collisionless Cold Dark Matter Collisionless?
    (abstract/full paper) (astro-ph/0403102)
  46. A. Coil, J. Newman, N. Kaiser, M. Davis, C.-P. Ma, D. Kocevski, and D. Koo (2004), Astrophysical Journal, 617, 765.
    Evolution and Color Dependence of the Galaxy Angular Correlation Function: 350,000 Galaxies in 5 Square Degrees
    (abstract/full paper) (astro-ph/0403423)
  47. C.-P. Ma and E. Bertschinger (2004), Astrophysical Journal, 612, 28.
    A Cosmological Kinetic Theory for the Evolution of Cold Dark Matter Halos with Substructure: Quasi-Linear Theory
    (abstract/full paper) (astro-ph/0311049)
  48. M. Boylan-Kolchin and C.-P. Ma (2004), MNRAS, 349, 1117.
    Major Mergers of Galaxy Halos: Cuspy or Cored Inner Density Profile?
    (abstract/full paper) (astro-ph/0309243)
  49. S. Singh, C.-P. Ma, and J. Arons (2004), Physical Review D, 69, 063003.
    Gamma-Ray Bursts and Magnetars as Possible Sources of Ultra High Energy Cosmic Rays: Correlation of Cosmic Ray Event Positions with IRAS Galaxies
    (abstract/full paper) (astro-ph/0308257)
  50. D. Huterer and C.-P. Ma (2003), Astrophysical Journal, 600, L7.
    Constraints on the Inner Cluster Mass Profile and the Power Spectrum Normalization from Strong Lensing Statistics
    (abstract/full paper) (astro-ph/0307301)
  51. M. Santos, A. Cooray, Z. Haiman, L. Knox, and C.-P. Ma (2003), Astrophysical Journal, 598, 756.
    Small-Scale Cosmic Microwave Background Temperature and Polarization Anisotropies due to Patchy Reionization
    (abstract/full paper) (astro-ph/0305471)
  52. C.-P. Ma (2003), Astrophysical Journal Letters, 584, L1.
    Schechter versus Schechter: Sub-Arcsecond Gravitational Lensing and Inner Halo Profiles
    (abstract/full paper) (astro-ph/0211464)
  53. S. Singh and C.-P. Ma (2003), Physical Review D, 67, 023506.
    Neutrino Clustering in Cold Dark Matter Halos: Implications for Ultra High Energy Cosmic Rays
    (abstract/full paper) (astro-ph/0208419)
  54. C.-P. Ma and J. N. Fry (2002), Physical Review Letters, 88, 211301.
    Nonlinear Kinetic Sunyaev-Zeldovich Effect
    (abstract/full paper) (astro-ph/0106342)
  55. C.-P. Ma (2002), Nuclear Physics B, 124, 79.
    Probing Cosmic Baryons and Dark Matter with the Sunyaev-Zel'dovich Effects
  56. S. Singh and C.-P. Ma (2002), Astrophysical Journal, 569, 1.
    Linear and Second-Order Evolution of Cosmic Baryon Perturbations below 10^6 Solar Masses
    (abstract/full paper) (astro-ph/0111450)
  57. C.-P. Ma and J. N. Fry (2002), Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conf. Ser., 257 , 61.
    AMiBA 2001: High-z Clusters, Missing Baryons, and CMB Polarization, ed. L.-W. Chen, C.-P. Ma, K.-W. Ng, and U. Pen. The Nonlinear Thermal and Kinetic Sunyaev-Zeldovich Effect
    (abstract)
  58. N. Sarbu, D. Rusin and C.-P. Ma (2001), Astrophysical Journal Letters, 561, L147.
    Strong Gravitational Lensing and Dark Energy
    (abstract/full paper) (astro-ph/0110093)
  59. D. Rusin and C.-P. Ma (2001), Astrophysical Journal Letters, 549, L33.
    Constraints on the Inner Mass Profiles of Lensing Galaxies from Missing Odd Images
    (abstract/full paper) (astro-ph/0009079)
  60. J. N. Fry and C.-P. Ma (2001), Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 927, 143.
    The Onset of Nonlinearity in Cosmological Structure
    (ADS) (NYAS-online)
  61. K. Y. Lo, T. Chiueh, R. Martin, K. Ng, H. Liang, U. Pen, and C.-P. Ma (2001), Proceedings of IAU Symposium 201: New Cosmological Data and the Values of the Fundamental Parameters , ed. A. Lasenby and A. Wilkinson. ``AMiBA: Array for Microwave Background Anisotropy''
    (abstract) (astro-ph/0012282)
  62. C.-P. Ma and J. N. Fry (2000), Astrophysical Journal, 543, 503.
    Deriving the Nonlinear Cosmological Power Spectrum and Bispectrum from Analytic Dark Matter Halo Profiles and Mass Functions
    (abstract/full paper) (astro-ph/0003343)
  63. V. Narayanan, D. Spergel, R. Dave, and C.-P. Ma (2000), Astrophysical Journal Letters, 543, L103.
    Constraints on the Mass of Warm Dark Matter Particles and the Shape of the Linear Power Spectrum from the Lyman-alpha Forest
    (abstract/full paper) (astro-ph/0005095)
  64. C.-P. Ma and J. N. Fry (2000), Astrophysical Journal Letters, 538, L107.
    What Does it Take to Stabilize Gravitational Clustering?
    (abstract/full paper) (astro-ph/0005233)
  65. C.-P. Ma and J. N. Fry (2000), Astrophysical Journal Letters, 531, L87.
    Halo Profiles and the Nonlinear Two- and Three-Point Correlation Functions of Cosmological Mass Density
    (abstract/full paper) (astro-ph/0001347)
  66. M. Metzger and C.-P. Ma (2000), Astronomical Journal, 120, 2879.
    Lensed Arcs and Inner Structure of Abell 697
    (abstract/full paper) (astro-ph/9909166)
  67. C.-P. Ma, R. R. Caldwell, P. Bode, and L. Wang (1999), Astrophysical Journal Letters, 521, L1.
    The Mass Power Spectrum in Quintessence Cosmological Models
    (abstract/full paper) (astro-ph/9906174)
  68. C.-P. Ma (1999), in TASI-98: Neutrinos in Physics and Astrophysics from 10^-33 to 10^+28 cm , ed. P. Langacker (World Scientific), p. 504. ``Neutrinos and Dark Matter''
    (astro-ph/9904001)
  69. T. A. Small, C.-P. Ma, W. L. W. Sargent, and D. Hamilton (1999), Astrophysical Journal, 524, 31.
    Galaxy Clustering and Large-Scale Structure from z=0.2 to z=0.5 in Two Norris Redshfit Surveys
    (abstract/full paper) (astro-ph/9901194)
  70. C.-P. Ma (1999), Astrophysical Journal, 510, 32.
    Redshift Evolution of the Nonlinear Two-Point Correlation Function
    (abstract/full paper) (astro-ph/9808130)
  71. C.-P. Ma (1998), Astrophysical Journal Letters, 508, L5.
    Analytical Approximation to the Nonlinear Power Spectrum of Gravitational Clustering
    (abstract/full paper) (astro-ph/9809267)
  72. C.-P. Ma, T. A. Small, and W. L. W. Sargent (1998), Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series, vol. 151, 89. Cosmic Microwave Background and Large Scale Structure of the Universe , ed. Y. I. Byun and K. W. Ng,
    "Weighing Superclusters"
    (astro-ph/9808034)
  73. C.-P. Ma (1998), Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, vol. 848, 75. Long-Range Correlations in Astrophysical Systems , ed. J. R. Buchler, J. W. Dufty, and H. E. Kandrup, "Nonlinear Cosmological Structure Formation"
    (NYAS-online) (astro-ph/9810001)
  74. T. A. Small, C.-P. Ma, W. L. W. Sargent, and D. Hamilton (1998), Astrophysical Journal, 492, 45.
    The Norris Survey of the Corona Borealis Supercluster: Structure and Mass of the Supercluster
    (abstract/full paper) (astro-ph/9708153)
  75. C.-P. Ma, E. Bertschinger, L. Hernquist, D. Weinberg, and N. Katz (1997), Astrophysical Journal Letters, 484, L1.
    Cosmological Constraints from High-Redshift Damped Lyman-alpha Systems
    (abstract/full paper) (astro-ph/9705113)
  76. C.-P. Ma (1996), Astrophysical Journal, 471, 13.
    Linear Power Spectra in Cold+Hot Dark Matter Models: Analytical Approximations and Applications
    (abstract/full paper) (astro-ph/9605198)
  77. C.-P. Ma (1996), Nuclear Physics 51B, 254.
    Constraints on Massive Neutrinos as Hot Dark Matter
  78. C.-P. Ma and E. Bertschinger (1995), Astrophysical Journal, 455, 7.
    Cosmological Perturbation Theory in the Synchronous and Conformal Newtonian Gauges
    (abstract/full paper) (astro-ph/9506072)
  79. C.-P. Ma (1995), in Dark Matter: Proceedings of the 5th Annual Maryland Astrophysics Conference , ed. S. Holt and C. Bennett (American Institute of Physics, New York), p. 420. "Massive Neutrinos and Galaxy Formation"
    (astro-ph/9412068)
  80. C.-P. Ma (1995), in Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Sources of Dark Matter in the Universe , ed. D. B. Cline (World Scientific, Singapore), p. 88.
    Dark Halos in Two Cold+Hot Dark Matter Models
  81. C.-P. Ma and E. Bertschinger (1994), Astrophysical Journal Letters, 434, L5.
    Do Galactic Systems Form Too Late in Cold+Hot Dark Matter Models?
    (abstract/full paper) (astro-ph/9407085)
  82. C.-P. Ma and E. Bertschinger (1994), Astrophysical Journal, 429, 22.
    A Calculation of the Full Neutrino Phase Space in Cold+Hot Dark Matter Models
    (abstract/full paper) (astro-ph/9308006)
  83. C.-P. Ma (1993), Physical Review D48, 530.
    SO(10) Cosmic Strings and Baryon-Number Violation
    (abstract/full paper) (hep-ph/9211206)
  84. A. Levine, C.-P. Ma, J. McClintock, S. Rappaport, M. van der Klis, & F. Verbunt (1988), Astrophysical Journal, 327, 732.
    4U 1626-67: The Binary with the Smallest Known Mass Function
    (abstract/full paper)
  85. S. Rappaport, L.A. Nelson, C.-P. Ma, and P. C. Joss (1987), Astrophysical Journal, 322, 842.
    The Evolutionary Status of 4U 1820-30
    (abstract/full paper)


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