Refereed, corresponding author

  1. Cai, M. X., Portegies Zwart, S., van Elteren, A., 2017, The signatures of the parental cluster on  eld planetary systems, MNRAS, 474, 5114
  2. Cai, M. X., Kouwenhoven, M. B. N., Portegies Zwart, S. F., & Spurzem, R., 2017, Stability of Planetary Systems in Star Clusters, MNRAS, 470, 4337
  3. Cai, M. X., Gieles, M., Heggie, D. C., & Varri, A. L. 2016, Evolution of Star Clusters on Eccentric Orbits, MNRAS, 455, 596
  4. Cai, M. X., Meiron, Y., Kouwenhoven, M. B. N., Assmann, P., & Spurzem, R. 2015, Block Time Step Storage Scheme for Astrophysical N-body Simulations, ApJS, 219, 31


Refereed, coauthor

  1. Qian, P. X., Cai, M. X., Portegies Zwart, S. F., & Zhu, M. 2017, SiMon: Simulation Monitor for Computational Astrophysics, PASP, 129, 094503
  2. Kouwenhoven, M. B. N., Shu, Q ,Cai, M. X. & Spurzem, R., 2016, Planetary systems in star clusters, MmSAI, v.87, p.630 (2016)
  3. Qian, X, Cai, X.‡, Zhu, M., 2015, A Study of 3D Visualization of Astronomical Data Based on the Blender, Astronomy Research and Technology, 12, 2 (in Chinese)
  4. Cui, C., Li, J., & Cai, X.‡ et al. 2013, Robotic Autonomous Observatory Network Review, Progress in Astronomy, 31, 2 (in Chinese)


Conference Proceedings

  1.  Cai, M. X., Spurzem, R., & Kouwenhoven, M. B. N. 2015, Planetary Systems in Star Clusters, Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union, IAU Symposium, Volume 312, pp. 235-236
  2. Berczik, P., Spurzem, R., Wang, L., Zhong, S., & Huang, S., Tsai, M.‡, Kennedy, G., Naso, L., Li, C., 2013, Up to 700k GPU cores, Kepler, and the Exascale future for simulations of star clusters around black holes, HPC-UA 2013, Third International Conference “High Performance Computing”, HPC-UA 2013, p. 52-59

Before 2014, papers were published with names “Tsai, Maxwell” or “Cai, Xu”.


Submitted & In-preparation

  1. Portegies Zwart, S., Pelupessy, I., Bedorf, J., Cai, M.X., Torres, S., The origin of interstellar asteroidal objects like 1I/2017 U1, submitted to MNRAS, arXiv: 1711.03558
  2. Cai, M. X., van den Boom, M. T. C., Portegies Zwart, S., 2017, The orbital migration of Earth impactors by planetary scatterings, in prep.
  3. Cai, M. X., Hamers, A. S., Leigh, N. W. C., Roa, J., Moving Planets Around (An educational book on modeling planetary systems using N-body simulations. Part of the “Art of Computational Science” project initialized by Piet Hut & Jun Makino. The four authors contribute equally to this book), in prep.
  4. van Elteren, A., Pelupessy, I., Cai, M. X., Portegies Zwart, S., McMillan, S., Free-floating Planets in Star Clusters, to be submitted to MNRAS
  5. Qian, P. X., Cai, M. X., Robitalle, T., Goodman, A., Borkin, M., Glue for astronomy: an open source package for interactively visualizing and exploring multidimensional data, to be submitted to ApJ