Joey Neilsen

MIT Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research

 

Here you’ll find information about my recent publications and talks! You can also look me up on ADS. If you just want to see my refereed publications, click here. Or check out my postings to astro-ph.


Here is a copy of my CV, which has pretty much everything I’ve been up to in the last few years. If you are interested in any of these papers, feel free to contact me!


Refereed Publications:

  1. 1.A Super-Eddington, Compton-thick Wind in GRO J1655-40?

  2. Neilsen, J., Rahoui, F., Homan, J., Buxton, M. 2016, ApJ, 822, 20 arxiv:1603.04070


  1. 2.Fifteen Years of XMM-Newton and Chandra Monitoring of Sgr A*: Evidence for a Recent Increase in the Bright Flaring Rate

  2. Ponti, G., De Marco, B., Morris, M. R., Merloni, A., Muñoz-Darias, T., Clavel, M., Haggard, D., Zhang, S., Nandra, K., Gillessen, S., Mori, K., Neilsen, J., Rea, N., Degenaar, N., Terrier, R., Goldwurm, A. 2015, MNRAS, 454, 1525 arxiv:1507.02690


  1. 3.Statistics of X-ray Flares of Sagittarius A*: Evidence for Solar-like Self-organized Criticality Phenomena

  2. Li, Y.-P., Yuan, F., Yuan, Q., Wang, Q. D., Chen, P. F., Neilsen, J., Fang, T., Zhang, S., Dexter, J. 2015, ApJ, 810, 19 arxiv:1506.02946


  1. 4.The X-ray Flux Distribution of Sgr A* as Seen by Chandra

  2. Neilsen, J., Nowak, M. A., Gammie, C., Dexter, J., Markoff, S., Haggard, D., Nayakshin, S., Wang, Q. D., Grosso, N., Porquet, D., Tomsick, J. A., Degenaar, N., Fragile, P. C., Wijnands, R., Miller, J. M., Baganoff, F. K. 2015, ApJ, 799, 199 arxiv:1412.3106


  1. 5.A Link Between X-ray Emission Lines and Radio Jets in 4U 1630-47?

  2. Neilsen, J., Coriat, M., Fender, R., Lee, J. C., Ponti, G., Tzioumis, A., Edwards, P. G., Broderick, J. W. 2014, ApJ, 784, L5 arxiv:1402.5140


  1. 6.A Chandra/HETGS Census of X-ray Variability from Sgr A* During 2012

  2. Neilsen, J., Nowak, M. A., Gammie, C., Dexter, J., Markoff, S., Haggard, D., Nayakshin, S., Wang, Q. D., Grosso, N., Porquet, D., Tomsick, J. A., Degenaar, N., Fragile, P. C., Wijnands, R., Miller, J. M., Baganoff, F. K. 2013, ApJ, 774, 42, arxiv:1307.5843


  1. 7.Comparison of Time/Phase Lags in the Hard State and Plateau State of GRS 1915+105

  2. Pahari, M., Neilsen, J., Yadav, J. S., Misra, R., Uttley, P. 2013, ApJ, 778, 136


  1. 8.The Effects of Thermodynamic Stability on Wind Properties in Different Black Hole Binary States

  2. Chakravorty, S., Lee, J. C., Neilsen, J. 2013, MNRAS, 436, 560


  1. 9.The Case for Massive, Evolving Winds in Black Hole X-ray Binaries

  2. Neilsen, J. 2013, AdSpR, 52, 732


  1. 10. Chandra/HETGS Observations of the Brightest Flare Seen from Sgr A*

  2. Nowak, M. A., Neilsen, J., Markoff, S. B., Baganoff, F. K., Porquet, D., Grosso, N., Levin, Y., Houck, J., Eckart, A., Falcke, H., Ji, L., Miller, J. M., & Wang, Q. D. 2012, ApJ, 759, 95


  1. 11. Stochastic Variability in X-ray Emission from the Black Hole Binary GRS 1915+105

  2. Polyakov, Y. S., Neilsen, J., & Timashev, S. F. 2012, AJ, 143, 148


  1. 12. Ubiquitous Equatorial Accretion Disc Winds in Black Hole Soft States

  2. Ponti, G., Fender, R., Begelman, M., Dunn, R. J. H, Neilsen, J., & Coriat, M. 2012, MNRAS, 422, 11


  1. 13. Radiation Pressure and Mass Ejection in ρ-like States of GRS 1915+105

  2. Neilsen, J., Remillard, R. A., & Lee, J. C. 2012, ApJ, 750, 71


  1. 14. A Hybrid Magnetically/Thermally Driven Wind in the Black Hole GRO J1655-40?

  2. Neilsen, J. & Homan, J. 2012, ApJ, 750, 27


  1. 15. Accretion Disc Wind Variability in the States of the Microquasar GRS 1915+105

  2. Neilsen, J., Petschek, A. J., & Lee, J. C. 2012, MNRAS, 421, 502


  1. 16. The Physics of the “Heartbeat” State of GRS 1915+105

  2. Neilsen, J., Remillard, R. A., & Lee, J. C. 2011, ApJ, 737, 69


  1. 17. The Inclination of the Soft X-ray Transient A0620-00 and the Mass of its Black Hole

  2. Cantrell, A. G., Bailyn, C. D., Orosz, J. A., McClintock, J. E., Remillard, R. A., Froning, C. S., Neilsen, J., Gelino, D. M., & Gou, L. 2010, ApJ, 710, 1127


  1. 18. Doppler and Modulation Tomography of XTE J1118+480 in Quiescence

  2. Calvelo, D. E., Vrtilek, S. D., Steeghs, D., Torres, M. A. P., Neilsen, J., Fillipenko, A. V., & Gonzalez Hernandez, J. I. 2009, MNRAS, 399, 539


  1. 19. Spectroscopic Signatures of the Superorbital Period in the Neutron Star Binary LMC X-4

  2. Neilsen, J., Lee, J. C., Nowak, M. A., Dennerl, K., & Vrtilek, S. D. 2009, ApJ, 696, 182


  1. 20. Accretion disk winds as the jet suppression mechanism in the microquasar GRS 1915+105

  2. Neilsen, J. & Lee, J. C. 2009, Nature, 458, 481


  1. 21. The Eccentric Accretion Disc of the Black Hole A0620-00

  2. Neilsen, J., Steeghs, D., & Vrtilek, S. D. 2008, MNRAS, 384, 849


  1. 22. Phase Variation in the Pulse Profiles of SMC X-1

  2. Neilsen, J., Hickox, R. C., & Vrtilek, S. D. 2004, ApJ, 616, L135


Conference Proceedings

  1. 1.The Physics of Disk Winds, Jets, and Fast X-ray Variability in GRS 1915+105

  2. Neilsen, J., Lee, J. C., & Remillard, R. A. In IAU Symposium 275: Jets at all Scales, ed G. E. Romero, R. A. Sunyaev, & T. Belloni. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011.



  1. 2.The 3 Ms Campaign on Sgr A*: A Census of X-ray Variability from the Galactic Center

  2. Neilsen, J., Nowak, M. A., Gammie, C., Dexter, J., Markoff, S., Haggard, D., Nayakshin, S., Wang, Q. D., Grosso, N., Porquet, D., Tomsick, J. A., Degenaar, N., Fragile, P. C., Wijnands, R., Miller, J. M., Baganoff, F. K. In IAU Symposium 303: The Galactic Center: Feeding and Feedback in a Normal Galactic Nucleus, ed. L. Sjouwerman, Jürgen Ott, and Cornelia Lang. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014 arxiv:1311.6818


Papers in Press

  1. 1.A Joint Chandra and Swift View of the 2015 X-ray Dust Scattering Echo of V404 Cygni

  2. Heinz, S., Corrales, L., Smith, R., Brandt, W. N., Jonker, P. G., Plotkin, R. M., Neilsen, J. 2016, ApJ, in press arxiv:1605.01648