First/Corresponding* author Papers:

  1. Characterizing the assembly of dark matter halos with protohalo size histories: I. Redshift evolution, relation to descendant halos, and halo assembly bias

    Kai Wang, H.J. Mo, Yangyao Chen, Huiyuan Wang, Xiaohu Yang, Jiaqi Wang, Yingjie Peng, Zheng Cai
    2024, MNRAS, 528, 2046 arXiv:2309.01039 [Go to the blog]
  2. An efficient and robust method to estimate halo concentration based on the method of moments

    Kai Wang, H.J. Mo, Yangyao Chen, Joop Schaye
    2023, MNRAS, 527, 10760 arXiv:2310.00200 [Go to the blog]
  3. Environmental dependence of the mass-metallicity relation in cosmological hydrodynamical simulations

    Kai Wang, Xin Wang, Yangyao Chen
    2023, ApJ, 951, 66 arXiv:2305.08161 [Go to the blog]
  4. Late-formed halos prefer to host quiescent central galaxies. I. Observational results

    Kai Wang, Yangyao Chen, Qingyang Li, Xiaohu Yang
    2023, MNRAS, 522, 3188 arXiv:2304.07189 [Go to the blog]
  5. Dissect two-halo galactic conformity effect for central galaxies: The dependence of star formation activities on the large-scale environment

    Kai Wang, Yingjie Peng, Yangyao Chen
    2023, MNRAS, 523, 1268 arXiv:2304.06886 [Go to the blog]
  6. Relating galaxies across different redshift to study galaxy evolution

    Kai Wang, H.J. Mo, Cheng Li, Yangyao Chen
    2023, MNRAS, 520, 1774 arXiv:2211.00485 [Go to the blog]
  7. Finding proto-clusters to trace galaxy evolution: I. The finder and its performance

    Kai Wang, H.J. Mo, Cheng Li, Yangyao Chen
    2021, MNRAS, 505, 3892 arXiv:2104.12223 [Go to the blog]
  8. Identifying galaxy groups at high redshift from incomplete spectroscopic data: I. The group finder and application to zCOSMOS

    Kai Wang, H.J. Mo, Cheng Li, Jiacheng Meng, Yangyao Chen
    2020, MNRAS, 499, 89 arXiv:2006.05426 Public group catalog [Go to the blog]
  9. Thermal gravitational-wave background in the general pre-inflationary scenario

    Kai Wang, Larissa Santo, Jun-Qing Xia, Wen Zhao
    2017, JCAP, 01, 053 arXiv:1608.04189
  10. Smoothing methods comparison for CMB E- and B-mode separation

    Yi-Fan Wang, Kai Wang*, Wen Zhao
    2016, Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics, 16, 4 arXiv:1511.01220

Co-author Papers:

  1. Black holes regulate cold gas accretion in massive galaxies

    Tao Wang, Ke Xu, Yuxuan Wu, Yong Shi, David Elbaz, Luis C. Ho, Zhi-Yu Zhang, Qiusheng Gu, Yijun Wang, Chenggang Shu, Feng Yuan, Xiaoyang Xia, Kai Wang
    Submitted to Nature arXiv:2311.07653
  2. From Halos to Galaxies. VII. The Connections Between Stellar Mass Growth History, Quenching History and Halo Assembly History for Central Galaxies

    Cheqiu Lyu, Yingjie Peng, Yipeng Jing, Xiaohu Yang, Luis C. Ho, Alvio Renzini, Bitao Wang, Kai Wang, Bingxiao Xu, Dingyi Zhao, Jing Dou, Qiusheng Gu, Roberto Maiolino, Filippo Mannucci, Feng Yuan
    ApJ accepted arXiv:2310.10733
  3. Massive Dark Matter Halos at High Redshift: Implications for Observations in the JWST Era

    Yangyao Chen, H.J. Mo, Kai Wang
    2023, MNRAS, 526, 2542 arXiv:2304.13890
  4. A Conditional Abundance Matching Method of Extending Simulated Halo Merger Trees to Resolve Low-Mass Progenitors and Sub-halos

    Yangyao Chen, H.J. Mo, Cheng Li, Kai Wang, Huiyuan Wang, Xiaohu Yang
    2023, MNRAS, 525, 1254 arXiv:2301.08972
  5. Groups and Protocluster Candidates in the CLAUDS and HSC-SSP Joint Deep Surveys

    Qingyang Li, Xiaohu Yang, Chengze Liu,... Kai Wang,...
    2022, ApJ, 933, 9 arXiv:2205.05517
  6. MAHGIC: A Model Adapter for the Halo-Galaxy Inter-Connection

    Yangyao Chen, H.J. Mo, Cheng Li, Kai Wang, Huiyuan Wang, Xiaohu Yang, Youcai Zhang, Neal Katz
    2022, MNRAS, 507, 2510 arXiv:2106.03984
  7. The clustering of galaxies in the DESI imaging legacy surveys DR8:I. the luminosity and color dependent intrinsic clustering

    Zhaoyu Wang, Haojie Xu, Xiaohu Yang, Y. P. Jing, Kai Wang, Hong Guo, Fuyu Dong, Min He
    2021, Sci. China Phys. Mech. Astron. 64, 289811
  8. Measuring galaxy abundance and clustering at high redshift from incomplete spectroscopic data: Tests on mock catalogs and application to zCOSMOS

    Jiacheng Meng, Cheng Li, Houjun Mo, Yangyao Chen, Kai Wang
    2020, submitted to ApJ arXiv:2008.13733
  9. How to empirically model star formation in dark matter halos: I. Inferences about central galaxies from numerical simulations

    Yangyao Chen, H. J. Mo, Cheng Li, Kai Wang
    2021, MNRAS, 504, 4865 arXiv:2009.12467
  10. Relating the structure of dark matter halos to their assembly and environment

    Yangyao Chen, H.J. Mo, Cheng Li, Huiyuan Wang, Xiaohu Yang, Youcai Zhang, Kai Wang
    2020, ApJ, 899 81 arXiv:2003.05137
  11. Superconducting cosmic strings as sources of cosmological fast radio bursts

    Jia-Ni Ye, Kai Wang, Yi-Fu Cai
    2017, Eur. Phys. J. C, 77:720 arXiv:1705.10956
  12. Statistical imprints of CMB B-type polarization leakage in an incomplete sky survey analysis

    Larissa Santo, Kai Wang, Yangrui Hu, Wenjuan Fang, Wen Zhao
    2017, JCAP, 01, 043 arXiv:1612.03564
  13. Probing the statistical properties of CMB $B$-mode polarization through Minkowski Functionals

    Larissa Santo, Kai Wang, Wen Zhao
    2016, JCAP 07, 029 arXiv:1510.07779

Open-source code:

  1. HIPP: HIgh-Performance Package for scientific computation

    Yangyao Chen, Kai Wang
    Astrophysics Source Code Library ascl:2301.030