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Ozima, M., Korenaga, J., and Yin, Q.-Z. (2012) The Earth: Its Birth and Growth (published by Cambridge University Press on April 12th, 2012) ISBN: 9781107600768 (paperback edition), ISBN: 9780521760256 (hardback edition)

Ozima, M. (小嶋稔), Korenaga, J. (是永淳), and Yin, Q.-Z. (尹慶柱) (2013) The Earth: Its Birth and Growth 地球進化概論 (Japanese Edition published by Iwanami Shoten Publisher 岩波書店, Tokyo, in July 2013 by arrangement with Cambridge University Press, translation by 柴田直子 譯).

New Yin Lab Papers


  • H. Huang, M. Huyskens, Q.-Z. Yin, P. Cawood, M.-C. Hou, J.-H. Yang, F.-H. Xiong, Y.-S. Du, and C. Yang (2022) Eruptive tempo of Emeishan large igneous province: relations to biotic crises and paleoclimate changes around the Guadalupian-Lopingian boundary. Geology (Accepted on April 27, 2022) https://doi.org/10.1130/G50183.1


  • Z. W. Lan, M. H. Huyskens, G. Le Hir, R. Mitchell, Q.-Z. Yin, G. Y. Zhang, and X.-H. Li, (2022)Massive volcanism may have foreshortened the Marinoan snowball Earth. Geophysical Research Lettershttps://doi.org/10.1029/2021GL097156
  • Z.-Q. Yu, L.-P. Dong, M. H. Huyskens, Q.-Z. Yin, Y. Wang, C.-L. Deng, and H.-Y. He (2022) The exceptionally preserved Early Cretaceous Moqi Fauna from eastern Inner Mongolia, China, and its age relationship with the Jehol Biota. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 589, 110824 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2021.110824


  • M. Liu, P. Jiang, L-Y. Lu, T.-H. Yin, L.-Y. Ma, M. Cheng, Q.-Z. Yin, H. Gao (2021) Strong isotope-dependent photodissociation branching ratios of N2 and their potential implications for the 14N/15N isotope fractionation in Titan’s atmosphere. Astrophysical Journal , 923:196 (10pp) https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/ac2f97


  • M-H. Zhu, A. Morbidelli, W. Neumann, Q.-Z. Yin, J. M. D. Day, D. C. Rubie, G. J. Archer, N. Artemieva, H. Becker, K. Wünnemann (2021) Common feedstocks of late accretion for the terrestrial planets. Nature Astronomy 5, 1286-1296. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41550-021-01475-0


  • Z. Vaci, J. M. D. Day, M. Paquet, K. Ziegler, Q.-Z. Yin, S. Dey, A. Miller, C. Agee, R. Bartoschewitz, and A. Pack (2021) Olivine-rich achondrites from Vesta and the missing mantle problem. Nature Communications 12, 5443. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-021-25808-9


  • C. A. Goodrich, M. E. Sanborn, Q.-Z. Yin, I. Kohl, D. Frank, R. T. Daly, K. J. Walsh, M. E. Zolensky, E. R. D. Young, P. Jenniskens, and M. H. Shaddad (2021) Chromium Isotopic Evidence for Mixing of NC and CC Reservoirs in Polymict Ureilites: Implications for Dynamical Models of the Early Solar System. The Planetary Science Journal, 2:13 (15pp), https://doi.org/10.3847/PSJ/abd258


  • C. Williams, M. E. Sanborn, C. Defouilloy, Q.-Z. Yin, N. T. Kita, D. S. Ebel, A. Yamakawa, K. Yamashita (2020) Chondrules Reveal Large-Scale Outward Transport of Inner Solar System Materials in the Protoplanetary DiskProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 117 (38) 23426-23435. https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/09/01/2005235117


  • W. Y. Liu, Y.G. Zhang, Q.-Z. Yin, Y. Zhao and Z.G. Zhang (2020) Magnesium partitioning between silicate melt and liquid iron using first-principles molecular dynamics: implications for the early history of the Earth. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 531, 115934.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2019.115934.


  • S. Y. Liao, M. H. Huyskens, Q.-Z. Yin, B. Schmitz (2020) Absolute dating of the L- chondrite parent body breakup with high-precision U-Pb zircon geochronology from Ordovician limestone. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 547, 116442. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2020.116442  


  • R. Merle, Y. Amelin, Q.-Z. Yin, M. Huyskens, M. Sanborn, K. Nagashima, K. Yamashita, T. Ireland, A. Krot, M. J. Sieber (2020) Exploring the efficiency of stepwise dissolution in removal of stubborn non-radiogenic Pb in chondrule U-Pb dating. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 277, 1–20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2020.03.010



  • P. Jenniskens, N. Moskovitz, L. A. J. Garvie, Q.-Z. Yin, J. A. Howell, D. L. Free, J. Albers, D. Samuels, M. D. Fries, P. Mane, D. R. Dunlap, K. Ziegler, M. Sanborn, Q. Zhou, Q.-L. Li, X.-H. Li, Y. Liu, G.-Q. Tang, K. Welten, M. W. Caffee, H. Busemann, M. M. M. Meier, and D. Nesvorny (2020) Orbit and origin of the LL7 chondrite Dishchii’bikoh (Arizona). Meteoritics and Planetary Science. 55, 535–557 https://doi.org/10.1111/maps.13452


  • Y. T. Lin, Y. Zhang, S. Hu, Y. Xu, W. Zhou, S. J. Li, W. Yang, Y. Gao, M. Li, Q.-Z. Yin, D. Lin, W. Ip. (2020). Concepts of the small body sample return missions – The 1st 10 Ma year evolution of the solar system. Space Science Reviews (2020) 216:45. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11214-020-00670-1



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