Publications

  • Journal Papers
  1. Yu, H., W. Zhang, Z. Zhang*, Z. Li, and X. Chen (2020), Investigation on the Dynamic Rupture of the 1970 Ms 7.7 Tonghai, Yunnan, China, Earthquake on the Qujiang Fault, Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., 110(2), 898-919. https://doi.org/10.1785/0120190185

  2. Qian, Y., X. Chen, H. Luo, S. Wei, T. Wang, Z. Zhang, X. Luo (2019),  An extremely shallow Mw4.1 thrust earthquake in the eastern Sichuan basin probably triggered by the unloading from a small scale infrastructure construction, Geophys. Res. Lett., accepted, doi:10.1029/2019GL085199

  3. Zhang, W., Z. Zhang*, H. Fu, Z. Li, X. Chen (2019), Importance of spatial resolution in ground motion simulations with 3D basins: An example using the Tangshan earthquake, Geophys. Res. Lett., 46(21), 11915-11924, doi:10.1029/2019GL084815.

  4. Zhang, Z.*, W. Zhang, and X. Chen (2019), Dynamic rupture simulations of the 2008 Mw 7.9 Wenchuan earthquake by the curved grid finite-difference method, J. Geophys. Res.: Solid Earth, 124(10), 10565-10582, doi:10.1029/ 2019JB018630.

  5. Xu, X., Z. Zhang*, F. Hu, and X. Chen (2019), Dynamic rupture simulations of the 1920 Ms 8.5 Haiyuan earthquake in China, Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., 109(5), 2009-2020, doi: 10.1785/0120190061.

  6. Fu, H., B. Chen, W. Zhang, Z. Zhang, W. Zhang, G. Yang, and X. Chen (2019). Extreme-scale earthquake simulations on Sunway TaihuLight, CCF Trans. HPC, 1(1), 14-24, doi:10.1007/s42514-019-00004-w

  7. Liu, P., X. Chen, Z. Li, Z. Zhang, J. Xu, W. Feng, C. Wang, Z. Hu, W. Tu, and H. Li (2018), Resolving Surface Displacements in Shenzhen of China from Time Series InSAR, Remote Sensing, 10(7), 1162.

  8. Harris, R.A., M. Barall, B. Aagaard, S. Ma, D. Roten, K. Olsen, B. Duan, D. Liu, B. Luo, K. Bai, J.-P. Ampuero, Y. Kaneko, A.-A. Gabriel, K. Duru, T. Ulrich, S. Wollherr, Z. Shi, E. Dunham, S. Bydlon, Z. Zhang, X. Chen, S.N. Somala, C. Pelties, J. Tago, V.M. Cruz-Atienza, J. Kozdon, E. Daub, K. Aslam, Y. Kase, K. Withers, and L. Dalguer (2018) , A Suite of Exercises for Verifying Dynamic Earthquake Rupture Codes, Seismol. Res. Lett., 89(3), 1146-1162, doi:10.1785/0220170222.

  9. Chen, B., H. Fu, Y. Wei, C. He, W. Zhang, Y. Li, W. Wan, W. Zhang, Z. Zhang, G. Yang, X. Chen (2018). Simulating the Wenchuan Earthquake with Accurate Surface Topography on Sunway TaihuLight. In Proceedings of the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage, and Analysis (pp. 40:1–40:12). Piscataway, NJ, USA: IEEE Press.

  10. Huang, H., Z. Zhang*, and X. Chen (2018), Investigation of topographical effects on rupture dynamics and resultant ground motions, Geophys. J. Int., 212(1), 311-323, doi:10.1093/gji/ggx425. 

  11. Fu, H., C. He, B. Chen, Z. Yin, Z. Zhang, W. Zhang, T. Zhang, W. Xue, W. Liu, W. Yin, G. Yang, and X. Chen (2017), 18.9-Pflopss Nonlinear Earthquake Simulation on Sunway TaihuLight: Enabling Depiction of 18-Hz and 8-meter Scenarios. In Proceedings of the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (p. 2:1–2:12). New York, NY, USA: ACM, doi:10.1145/3126908.3126910 

  12. Zhang, Z., J. Xu., H. Huang, and X. Chen (2017), Seismic characteristics of supershear and sub-Rayleigh earthquakes: implication from simple cases, Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, 6712–6717, doi:10.1002/2017GL074158.

  13. Zhang, Z., W. Zhang, X. Chen, P. Li, and C. Fu (2017), Rupture dynamics and ground motion from potential earthquakes around Taiyuan, China, Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., 107(3), 1201–1212, doi:10.1785/0120160239.

  14. Hu, F., J. Xu, Z. Zhang, and X. Chen (2016), Supershear transition mechanism induced by step over geometry, J. Geophys. Res: Solid Earth, 121(12), 8738—8749, doi:10.1002/2016JB013333.

  15. Xu, J., Z. Zhang*, and X. Chen (2016), The effects of barriers on supershear rupture, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 7478–7485, doi:10.1002/2016GL069701.

  16. Weng, H., H. Yang, Z. Zhang, and X. Chen (2016), Earthquake rupture extents and coseismic slips promoted by damaged fault zones, J. Geophys. Res.: Solid Earth, 121(6), 4446–4457, doi:10.1002/2015JB012713.

  17. Zhu, G., Z. Zhang, W. Zhang, and X. Chen (2016), Simulation of strong ground motion for Nantou, Taiwan earthquake of 2 June 2013, Chinese J. Geophys. (in Chinese), 59(8), 2871–2877, doi:10.6038/cjg20160813.

  18. Zhang, Z., H. Huang, W. Zhang, and X. Chen (2016), On the free surface problem in dynamic rupture simulation of a non-planar fault, Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., 106(3), 1162–1175,doi:10.10.1785/0120150246.

  19. Hu, F., Z. Zhang, and X. Chen (2016), Investigation of earthquake jump distance for strike-slip step overs based on 3-D dynamic rupture simulations in an elastic half-space, J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 121(2), 994–1006, doi:10.1002/2015JB012696.

  20. Zhang, Z., J. Xu, and X. Chen (2016), The supershear effect of topography on rupture dynamics, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 1457–1463, doi:10.1002/2015GL067112.

  21. Li, H., W. Zhang, Z. Zhang, and X. Chen (2015), Elastic wave finite-difference simulation using discontinuous curvilinear grid with non-uniform time step: two-dimensional case, Geophys. J. Int., 202(1), 102–118, doi:10.1093/gji/ggv129.

  22. Xu, J., Z. Zhang*, W. Dai, W. Zhang, N. Akram, J. Wen, and X. Chen (2015), Preliminary simulation of seismic wave propagation and the intensity map for the 25 April 2015 Nepal earthquake, Chinese J. Geophys., 58(5), 1812–1817, doi:10.6038/cjg20150531.

  23. Chaljub, E., E. Maufroy, P. Moczo, J. Kristek, F. Hollender, P.-Y. Bard, E. Priolo, P. Klin, F. de Martin, Z. Zhang, W. Zhang, and X. Chen (2015), 3-D numerical simulations of earthquake ground motion in sedimentary basins: testing accuracy through stringent models, Geophys. J. Int., 201(1), 90–111, doi:10.1093/gji/ggu472.

  24. Zhang, Z., Y. Sun, J. Xu, W. Zhang, and X. Chen (2014), Preliminary simulation of strong ground motion for Ludian, Yunnan earthquake of 3 August 2014, and hazard implication, Chinese J. Geophys., 57(9), 3038–3041, doi:10.6038/cjg20140928.

  25. Hu, F., J. Xu, Z. Zhang, W. Zhang, and X. Chen (2014), Construction of equivalent single planar fault model for strike-slip stepovers, Tectonophysics, 632, 244–249, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2014.06.025.

  26. Zhang, Z., W. Zhang, and X. Chen (2014), Three-dimensional curved grid finite-difference modelling for non-planar rupture dynamics, Geophys. J. Int., 199(2), 860–879, doi:10.1093/gji/ggu308.

  27. Zhang, Z., W. Zhang, and X. Chen (2014), Complex frequency-shifted multi-axial perfectly matched layer for elastic wave modelling on curvilinear grids, Geophys. J. Int., 198(1), 140–153, doi:10.1093/gji/ggu124.

  28. Zhang, Z., W. Zhang, Y. Sun, G. Zhu, J. Wen, and X. Chen (2014c), Preliminary simulation of strong ground motion for Yutian, Xinjiang earthquake of 12 February 2014, and hazard implication, Chinese J. Geophys., 57(2), 685–689, doi:10.6038/cjg20140232.

  29. Zhang, Z., W. Zhang, H. Li, and X. Chen (2013), Stable discontinuous grid implementation for collocated-grid finite-difference seismic wave modelling, Geophys. J. Int., 192(3), 1179–1188, doi:10.1093/gji/ggs069.

  30. Zhu, G., Z. Zhang, J. Wen, W. Zhang, and X. Chen (2013), Preliminary results of strong ground motion simulation for the Lushan earthquake of 20 April 2013, China, Earthq. Sci., 26(3–4), 191–197, doi:10.1007/s11589-013-0020-5.

  31. Zhang, W., Z. Zhang, and X. Chen (2012), Three-dimensional elastic wave numerical modelling in the presence of surface topography by a collocated-grid finite-difference method on curvilinear grids, Geophys. J. Int., 190(1), 358–378, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2012.05472.x.

  32. Shen, W.-B., R. Sun, W. Chen, Z. Zhang, J. Li, J. Han, and H. Ding (2011), The expanding Earth at present: evidence from temporal gravity field and space-geodetic data, Ann. Geophys., 54(4), 436–453, doi:10.4401/ag-4951.

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