Guang Yang (杨光)

Postdoc in Astronomy

Kapteyn Astronomical Institute
University of Groningen

E-mail: gyang206265[at]
Office: 286 Kapteyn Astronomical Institute
Mailing Address:
    Landleven 12
    9747 AD Groningen
    The Netherlands
Guang at Texas AM 12/2019

My Profile

My major research field is astronomical instrumentation and extragalactic astronomy. You can find more information in the ADS list of my publications and CVs:
    One-page condensed / Publication / Award / Talk / Teaching / Outreach


    Review papers

Surveys of the Cosmic X-ray Background (Paper)


JWST/MIRI simulated imaging and its application in SED fitting (Slides, Paper, CEERS)

    Software development (CIGALE)

Fitting AGN/galaxy X-ray-to-radio SEDs with CIGALE and improvement of the code (Slides, Paper, Code)
X-CIGALE: fitting AGN/galaxy SEDs from X-ray to infrared (Slides, Paper, Code)

    Active Galactic Nuclei

Do current X-ray observations capture most of the black-hole accretion at high redshifts? (Slides, Paper)
Evident black hole-bulge coevolution in the distant universe (Slides, Paper, Data)
The Host-galaxy Properties of Type 1 versus Type 2 AGNs (Slides, Paper)
Does black-hole growth depend on the cosmic environment? (Slides, Paper, Data)
Black Hole Accretion-Stellar Mass Relation (News, Slides, Poster, Paper, Data)
Black-Hole Growth vs. Stellar Mass/Star Formation Rate (Slides, Paper, Data)

    X-ray time domain

Searching for fast extragalactic X-ray transients in Chandra surveys (Slides, Paper, News)
15-year AGN X-ray Variability (Intro, Paper, Data)

Useful Links


Guang's Library (find papers quickly, maintained by me)
SVO Filter Service (download any filter curve)
International Astronomy Meetings (a list of meetings available)
Radio Astrnomy Lecture Notes (by Prof. Dale Gary)

    Science for Fun

Astronomy Picture of the Day (awesome astronomy pictures updated daily)
Chrome Scope (multi-wavelength view of Milky Way)
ESASky (sky view from all ESA telescopes)
Sky Viewer (optical/infrared view of all sky)


ColorBrewer  (professional color options for scientific figures)
GIFMaker  (make gif animate online)
CleverPDF  (free online PDF tool set: merge, split, compress and etc.)
MSD Manuals  (practical medical knowledge)


Spoonflower  (affordable fabric poster, good for conference travel)
April  (Tavel Insurance)
ExpressVPN  (VPN service)