Jiayong Zhong

Jiayong Zhong

Jiayong Zhong

Email: jyzhong@bnu.edu.cn

Prof. Jiayong Zhong

     Department of Astronomy, Beijing Normal University

XinJieKouWai Street 19 ,Beijing 100875, China

Email: jyzhong@bnu.edu.cn



  • PhD in Astrophysics Sep.2003 - June 2006

National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences

  •  M.S. in Astrophysics Sep. 2000 - June 2003

National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences

  • B. S. in Physics Education Sep.1996 - June 2000

Department of Physics, Inner Mongolian University, Huhhot , China


  • June 2006 - June 2008

Post doctor, Institute of Laser Engineering, Osaka University, Japan

  • April 2008 - March 2009

Assistant Prof., National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences

  • March 2009- March 2013

Associated Prof., National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences  

  •  Nov.  2011-Feb.2012

Visit Researcher, Princeton University Plasmas Physics Laboratory, USA

  • March 2013- March 2014

Professor, National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences  

  • March 2014-

Professor, Beijing Normal University (astronomy), Apr 2019 - present



This course is an introduction to Optics for undergraduate students

Laboratory Astrophysics

This course is an introduction to High energy density laboratory astrophysics for graduate students

Research Interests

Research interests in simulating the astrophysical phenomena by using large high power laser facilities, such as solar flares, astrophysical jets, high-Mach-number flows, x-ray photoionized plasmas, collisionless shocks et al.

Publications (selected)

    1.       J. Y. Zhong et al., Modelling loop top x-ray source and reconnection outflow with intense lasers, Nature Physics,        6(12), 984-987 (2010)

2.      J. Y. Zhong et al., Relativistic Electrons Produced by Reconnecting Electric Fields in a Laser-driven Bench-top Solar Flare. Astrophys. J. Suppl. Ser. 225,30(2016)

3.     J. Y. Zhong et al., Magnetic reconnection driven by intense lasers[J]. High Power Laser Science and Engineering 6, e48 (2018).

4.     X. X. Pei, J. Y. Zhong et al., Magnetic reconnection driven by Gekko XII lasers with a Helmholtz capacitor-coil target. Physics of Plasmas 23, 032125 (2016);

5.     Y. L. Ping, J. Y. Zhong et al., Acceleration and Pickup Ring of Energetic Electrons Observed in Relativistic Magnetic Reconnection Simulations. The Astrophysical Journal, 849,137(2017)

6.     Y. L. Ping, J. Y. Zhong et al. Three-dimensional fast magnetic reconnection driven by relativistic ultraintense femtosecond lasers, Physical Review E 89, 031101(R) (2014)

7.     G. Y. Liang, J.Y.Zhong et al., Laboratory Analog of Heavy Jets Impacting a Denser Medium in Herbig–Haro (HH) Objects. The Astrophysical Journal 868, 56 (2018)

8.     X. X. Yuan, J. Y. Zhong et al., Low-β magnetic reconnection driven by the intense lasers with a double-turn capacitor-coil, Plasma Phys. Control. Fusion 60, 065009(2018)

9.     Y. L. Ping, J.Y. Zhong et al., Asymmetric magnetic reconnection driven by ultra-intense femtosecond lasers, Physics of Plasmas, 26, 122110 (2019)

10. W. Sun, J.Y. Zhong et al., The effect of external magnetic field on the linear stage evolution of Kelvin-Helmholtz Instability in laser driven plasma, High Energy Density Physics, 31, 47 (2019)

11.   K. Zhang, J.Y. Zhong et al., Modeling the interaction of solar wind with a dipole magnetic field with Shenguang II intense lasers High Energy Density Physics, 17, 32 (2015)