Ali Esamdin
Senior Researcher
Ph.D. Supervisor
Xinjiang Astronomical Observatory
Telephone: 0991-3689022
Address: 150 Science-1 Street, Xinshiqu, Urumqi, Xinjiang
Postcode: 830011

Research Areas

Astrophysics, Time-domian Astronomy


2000.09-2004.06  Peking University, PhD in Astronomy
1987.09-1991.07  Peking Normal University, BS in Astronomy


2011-               Senior Researcher, Xinjiang Astronomical Observatory, CAS
2001-2011       Associate Researcher, Xinjiang Astronomical Observatory, CAS
2005.04-06        Visiting Scholar, Manchester University, UK
2002.11-2003.11 Visiting Scholar, Manchester University, UK
1991-2001       Research Assistant, Xinjiang Astronomical Observatory, CAS



Characteristic time of stellar flares on Sun-like stars,Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2021

A Complete 16 micron-Selected Galaxy Sample at z∼1z∼1: Mid-infrared Spectral Energy Distributions,  The Astrophysical Journal,2021

Deciphering Star Cluster evolution by shape morphology, The Astrophysical Journal,2021

SN 2017hpa: A Nearby Carbon-rich Type Ia Supernova with a Large Velocity Gradient,The Astrophysical Journal,2021

The State Switching Mechanism of Intermittent Pulsars,The Astrophysical Journal,2021

Investigating Variable Stars in the Open Cluster NGC 1912 and Its Surrounding Field, Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics,2021

Photometric and Spectroscopic Study of Flares on Ross 15,Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics,2021

The Wide-field Photometric System of the Nanshan One-meter Telescope,Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics,2020

Flare Properties of A-type Stars in Kepler Data,The Astrophysical Journal,2020

Site testing campaign for the Large Optical/infrared Telescope of China: Overview, Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics,2020

Data processing and data products from 2017 to 2019 campaign of astronomical site testing at Ali, Daocheng and Muztagh Ata,  Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics,2020

Long-term Analysis of Clear Nights Using Satellite Data Considering Astronomical Sites in Western China, Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics,2020

Site-testing at Muztagh-ata site III: temperature inversion in surface-layer atmosphere, Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics,2020

Site-testing at Muztagh ata site II: Seeing statistics,Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics,2020

Site-testing at Muztagh ata site I: Ground Meteorology and Sky Brightness, Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics,2020

Second Braking Index of Intermittent Pulsar and Nulling Pulsar, Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 2020

An optical and X-ray study of the contact binary, BH Cassiopeia, Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 2019

A double-modulation effect detected in a double-mode high-amplitude delta Scuti star: KIC 10284901, The Astrophysical Journal,2019

Pulsations of the SX Phe Star BL Camelopardalis,Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 2019

Precise determination of stellar parameters of the ZZ Ceti and DAZ white dwarf GD 133 through asteroseismology, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2019

Qatar Exoplanet Survey: Qatar-8b, 9b and 10b --- A Hot Saturn and Two Hot Jupiters, The Astronomical Journal, 2019

Qatar Exoplanet Survey: Qatar-7b—A Very Hot Jupiter Orbiting a Metal-rich F-Star, The Astronomical Journal, 2019

A Weak Modulation Effect Detected in the Light Curves of KIC 5950759: Intrinsic or Instrumental Effect?, The Astrophysical Journal,2018

A precursive study of the time-domain survey of the Galactic Anti-center using the Nanshan 1-meter telescope with variable stars detected,Astrophysics and Space Science, 2018 

Qatar Exoplanet Survey: Qatar-6b—A Grazing Transiting Hot Jupiter,The Astronomical Journal, 2018

Pulsations of the High-Amplitude δ Scuti star YZ Bootis,Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics,2018

A digital pulsar backend based on FPGA, Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics,2017

A study of variable stars in the open cluster NGC 1582 and its surrounding field,Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics,2016

Predicting the Braking Indices of Nulling and Intermittent Pulsars, Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 2014

Short timescale intensity fluctuations of PSR B1133+16 and PSR B1237+25 due to interstellar scintillation at 1.54 GHz,Astrophysics and Space Science,2013

The Stokes phase portraits of descattered pulse profiles of a few pulsars,Astrophysics and Space Science,2013 

PSR B0826-34: Sometimes a Rotating Radio Transient,ApJL,2012 

A study of strong pulses detected from PSR B0656+14 using Urumqi 25-m radio telescope at 1540MHz,Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics ,2012

Radiation properties of extreme nulling pulsar J1502-5653,MNRAS,2012

Recovering the pulse profiles and polarization position angles of some pulsars from interstellar scattering,Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics ,2012 

Strong pulses detected from rotating radio transient J1819-1458,Astronomy and Astrophysics,2011

Strong pulses from pulsar PSR J0034-0721,Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics,2011

Microlensing pulsars,MNRAS,2010

Timing observations of Rotating Radio Transient J1819-1458 at Urumqi observatory,MNRAS,2008 

Two-component model for the interstellar scattering in direction to the Vela pulsar,Astronomy and Astrophysics,2005

Mode switching and subpulse drifting in PSR B0826-34,MNRAS,2005

A study of the long-term flux density variation of PSRs B0329+54 and B1508+55,Astronomy and Astrophysics,2004

Research Interests

Time-domain astronomy; optical and radio transients; compact stars; optic and radio observations.