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Christopher Britt

Research Associate
Astronomy & Astrophysics
Biomedical-Physical Sciences Bldg.
567 Wilson Rd., Room 2173
(517) 884-5611
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2013: Ph.D. in Physics, Louisiana State University
2008: B.S. in Physics (Astronomy concentration with minor in Mathematics), Louisiana State University

Selected Publications

“The relationship between X-ray luminosity and duty cycle for dwarf novae and their specific frequency in the inner Galaxy” Britt, et al., MNRAS, 448, 3455 [2015]

“Photometry of Optical Counterparts of X-ray Sources in the Galactic Bulge Survey”, Britt, C. T. , Hynes, R. I., Johnson, C. B., et al., ApJS, 214, 10B [2014]

“New Interacting Binaries in the Galactic Bulge Survey”, Britt, C. T., Torres, M. A. P., Hynes, R. I., et al., ApJ, 769, 120 [2013]

Professional Activities & Interests / Biographical Information

Christopher Britt joined the MSU Department of Physics and Astronomy as a Research Associate working in Jay Strader's group in the Summer of 2016.

His research focuses on low-mass x-ray binaries in the Milky Way galaxy.