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Journal Articles (by subject)

Peer-reviewed Journals (total ~140)

Subjects:
Planetary Genealogy, Isotopic anomalies, and Presolar Grains
Early Solar System Formation and Planetary Differentiation
Early Solar System Chronology
Meteoritics
Physical Chemistry Relevant to Planetary Sciences
Geochronology and Geochemical Evolution of Crust and Mantle
Low Temperature Stable Isotope Geochemistry (Non-Traditional): Experimental and Theory
Environmental Geochemistry
Organic Geochemistry and Cosmochemistry
Chronometry and Mass Spectrometry


Planetary Genealogy, Isotopic anomalies, and Presolar Grains:

  1. M. E. Sanborn, J. Wimpenny, C. D. Williams, A. Yamakawa, M. H. Huyskens, Q.-Z. Yin, and Y. Amelin (2019) Carbonaceous Achondrites Northwest Africa 6704/6693: Milestones for Early Solar System Chronology and Genealogy. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 245: 577-596 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2018.10.004
  2. Hibiya, G. J. Archer, R. Tanaka, M. E. Sanborn, Y. Sato, T. Iizuka, K. Ozawa, R. J. Walker, A. Yamaguchi, Q.-Z. Yin, T. Nakamura, and A. J. Irving (2019) The origin of the unique achondrite Northwest Africa 6704: Constraints from petrology, chemistry and Re–Os, O and Ti isotope systematics. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 245: 597-627 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2018.04.031
  3. W. Carlson, R. Brasser, Q.-Z. Yin, M. Fischer-Goedde, and L. P. Qin (2018) Feed Stocks of the Terrestrial Planets. Space Science Reviews. 214: 121. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11214-018-0554-x
  4. -J. Li, Q.-Z. Yin, H.-M. Bao, M. E. Sanborn, A. Irving, K. Ziegler, C. Agee, K. Marti, B.-K. Miao, X.-Y. Li, Y. Li., and S.-J. Wang, (2018) Evidences for Multilayered Internal Structure of the Acapulcoite-Lodranite Parent Asteroid and Its Chondritic Precursor. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 242, 82-101. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2018.09.004
  5. Schmitz, Q.-Z. Yin, M. E. Sanborn, M. Tassinari, C. E. Caplan, and G. R. Huss (2016) A new type of solar-system material recovered from Ordovician marine limestone. Nature Communications 7:11851 http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ncomms11851
  6. Yamakawa, A. and Yin, Q.-Z. (2014) Chromium Isotopic Systematics of the Sutter’s Mill Carbonaceous Chondrite: Implications for Isotopic Heterogeneities of the Early Solar System. Meteoritics and Planetary Science 49, 2118-2127 http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/maps.12346
  7. Zhao X.C., Lin, Y.T., Yin, Q.-Z., Zhang, J.C., Hao, J.L., Zolensky, M., and Jenniskens, P. (2014) Presolar Materials in the CM2 Chondrite Sutter’s Mill. Meteoritics and Planetary Science 49, 2038-2046 http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/maps.12289
  8. Irisawa, K. (grad student), Yin, Q.-Z., and Hirata, T. (2009) Discovery of Non-Radiogenic Tungsten Isotopic Anomalies in the Allende CV3 Chondrite. Geochemical Journal, 43, 395-402. http://www.terrapub.co.jp/journals/GJ/pdf/4306/43060395.pdf
  9. Yin Q.-Z., Lee C.-T., and Ott, U. (2006) Signatures of the s-process in presolar silicon carbide grains: Barium through Hafnium. Astrophysical Journal 647: 676–684. http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/505188
  10. Ott, U., Yin Q.-Z., and Lee C.-T. (2006) S-process signatures in bulk presolar silicon carbide – a multi-element study. Journal of the Italian Astronomical Society (Memorie della Società Astronomica Italiana), 77, 891-896. http://sait.oat.ts.astro.it/MmSAI/77/PDF/891.pdf
  11. Yin Q.-Z. (2004) Predicting the Sun’s Oxygen Isotope Composition, Science, 305, 1729-1730. http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1102893
  12. Yin Q.-Z., Jacobsen S.B., Yamashita, K. (2002b) Diverse supernova sources of pre-solar material inferred from molybdenum isotopes in meteorites. Nature, 415, 881-883. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/415881a

Early Solar System Formation and Planetary Differentiation

  1. M.-H. Zhu, N. Artemieva, A. Morbidelli, Q.-Z. Yin, H. Becker, and K. Wünnemann (2019) Reconstructing the late accretion history of the Moon. Nature 571: 226-229  https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-019-1359-0
  2. J. Wimpenny, N. Marks, K. Knight, J. M. Rolison, L. Borg, G. Eppich, J. Badro, F. J. Ryerson, M. Sanborn, M. H. Huyskens, Q.-Z. Yin. (2019) Experimental determination of Zn isotope fractionation during evaporative loss at extreme temperatures. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 259, 391-411. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2019.06.016
  3. Wimpenny, J., Sanborn, M., Koefoed, P., Cooke, I., Stirling, C., Amelin, Y. and Yin, Q.-Z. (2019) Reassessing the origin and chronology of the unique achondrite Asuka 881394: Implications for distribution of 26Al in the early Solar System. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 244, 478-501. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2018.10.006
  4. M. E. Sanborn, J. Wimpenny, C. D. Williams, A. Yamakawa, M. H. Huyskens, Y. Amelin, A. J. Irving, and Q.-Z. Yin (2019) Carbonaceous Achondrites Northwest Africa 6704/6693: Milestones for Early Solar System Chronology and Genealogy. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 245: 577-596 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2018.10.004
  5. Amelin, P. Koefoed, T. Iizuka, V. A. Fernandes, M. H. Huyskens, Q.-Z. Yin, and A. J. Irving (2019) U-Pb, Rb-Sr and Ar-Ar systematics of the ungrouped achondrites Northwest Africa 6704 and Northwest Africa 6693. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 245: 628-642. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2018.09.021
  6. Hublet, V. Debaille, J. Wimpenny, and Q-Z. Yin (2017) Differentiation and magmatic activity in Vesta evidenced by 26Al-26Mg dating in eucrites and diogenites. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 218, 73–97 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2017.09.005.
  7. Albarede, F., Ballhaus, C., Blichert-Toft, J., Lee, C.-T., Marty, B., Moynier, F., and Yin, Q.-Z. (2013) Asteroidal impacts and the origin of terrestrial and lunar volatiles. Icarus 222, 44–52. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.icarus.2012.10.026
  8. Zhang, Y.G. and Yin, Q.-Z. (2012) Carbon and other light element contents in the Earth’s core based on first-principles molecular dynamics. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109, 19579-19583, http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1203826109
  9. Schlichting, H., Warren, P. and Yin, Q.-Z. (2012) The last stages of terrestrial planet formation: dynamical friction and the late veneer. Astrophysical Journal 752 8 doi:10.1088/0004-637X/752/1/8.
  10. Gritschneder, M., Lin, D. N. C., Murray, S., Yin, Q.-Z., and Gong, M. N. (2012) The supernova triggered formation and enrichment of our solar system. Astrophysical Journal. 745:22 (12pp) http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/745/1/22
  11. Moynier, F., Yin, Q.-Z., Schauble, E. (2011) Isotopic evidence of Cr partitioning into the Earth’s core. Science 331, 1417-1420. http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1199597
  12. Jacobsen, B., Matzel, J., Hutcheon, I. D., Krot, A. N., Yin, Q.-Z., Nagashima, K., Ramon, E., Weber, P., Ishii, H. A., and Ciesla, F. J. (2011) Formation of short-lived radionuclides in the protoplanetary disk during late-stage irradiation of a volatile-rich reservoir. Astrophysical J. Lett. 731: L28. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/2041-8205/731/2/L28
  13. Elkins-Tanton, L., Burgess, S., Yin, Q.-Z. (2011) The lunar magma ocean: reconciling the solidification process with lunar petrology and geochronology. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 304, 326–336. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2011.02.004
  14. Moynier, F., Yin, Q.-Z., Irisawa, K., Boyet, M., Jacobsen, B. and Rosing, M. T. (2010) A coupled 182W-142Nd constraint for early Earth differentiation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 107, 10810–10814 http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0913605107
  15. Yin, Q.-Z., Tollstrup, D., and Wimpenny J. (2010) Constraining the timing of giant-impact and the origin of the Earth-Moon system. In New Advances in Lunar Exploration: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Lunar Science. Eds Ziyuan Ouyang, Wing-Huen Ip, Zesheng Tang (ISBN: 978-99937-53-14-8) p.71-91. Publisher: Macau University of Science and Technology.
  16. Sun, W. D., Ling, M. X., and Yin, Q.-Z. (2010) Chemical evolution of the Moon – A review. Geochimica (Chinese Journal of Geochemistry) 39, 131-141.
  17. Rustad, J. R. and Yin, Q.-Z. (2009) Iron isotope fractionation in the Earth’s lower mantle. Nature Geoscience 2, 514-518. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/NGEO546
  18. Debaille, V., Brandon, A. D., O’Neill, C., Yin, Q.-Z., and Jacobsen, B (graduate student). (2009) Early martian mantle overturn inferred from isotopic composition of nakhlite meteorites. Nature Geoscience 2, 548-552. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/NGEO579
  19. Ozima, M., Yin, Q.-Z., Podosek, F. A., and Miura Y. (2008) Toward understanding early Earth evolution: Prescription for approach from terrestrial noble gases and light elements records in lunar soils. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105, 17654-17658. http://dx.doi.org/10.1073 pnas.0806596105
  20. Debaille, V., Yin, Q.-Z., Brandon, A. D., and Jacobsen, B. (2008) Martian mantle mineralogy investigated by the 176Lu-176Hf and 147Sm-143Nd systematics of shergottites. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 269: 186-199. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2008.02.008
  21. Debaille, V., Brandon, A. D., Yin, Q.-Z., Jacobsen, B (graduate student). (2007) Coupled 142Nd-143Nd evidence for a protracted magma ocean in Mars. Nature, 450, 525-528. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature06317
  22. Moynier, F., Yin, Q.-Z. and Jacobsen, B. (2007) Dating the first stage of planet formation. Astrophysical Journal Letters 671: L181-L183 http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/525527
  23. Acton, G., Yin, Q-Z., Verosub, K., Jovane, L., Roth, A., Jacobsen Ben. and Ebel, D. S. (2007) Micromagnetic Coercivity Distributions and Interactions in Chondrules with Implications for the Paleointensities of the Early Solar System. Journal of Geophysical Research, 112, B03S90. http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2006JB004655
  24. Ozima, M., Podosek, F. A., Higuchi, T., Yin, Q.-Z., and Yamada, A. (2007) On the mean oxygen isotope composition of the solar system. Icarus, 186, 562-570. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.icarus.2006.09.011
  25. Yin, Q.-Z. and Jacobsen S. B. (2006) Does U-Pb date the Earth’s core formation? —Brief Communication Arising, Nature, 444, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature05358
  26. Sugiura N., Miyazaki, A. and Yin Q.-Z. (2006) Heterogeneous distribution of 60Fe in the early Solar Nebula: Achondrite Evidence. Earth, Planets and Space 58, 1079-1086. http://www.terrapub.co.jp/journals/EPS/pdf/2006/5808/58081079.pdf
  27. Yin Q.-Z. (2005) From Dust to Planets: The tale told by moderately volatile elements. Proceedings of the Astronomical Society of Pacific, 341, 632-644. http://articles.adsabs.harvard.edu/cgi-bin/nph-iarticle_query?2005ASPC..341..632Y&data_type=PDF_HIGH&whole_paper=YES&type=PRINTER&filetype=.pdf
  28. Yin Q.-Z. (2004) Predicting the Sun’s Oxygen Isotope Composition, Science, 305, 1729-1730. http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1102893
  29. Yin Q.-Z., Jacobsen S.B., Yamashita, K., Blichert-Toft J., Télouk P., and Albarède F. (2002a). A short timescale of terrestrial planet formation determined by Hf-W chronometry of meteorites. Nature, 418, 949-952. (with News and Views by A.G.W. Cameron). http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature00995
  30. Yin Q-.Z., Jacobsen S.B., McDonough W.F., Horn I., Petaev M.I., and Zipfel J. (2000) Supernova sources and the 92Nb-92Zr p-process chronometer. Astrophysical J. Letters 536, L49-L53. http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/312718

Early Solar System Chronology

  1. Wimpenny, J., Sanborn, M., Koefoed, P., Cooke, I., Stirling, C., Amelin, Y. and Yin, Q.-Z. (2019) Reassessing the origin and chronology of the unique achondrite Asuka 881394: Implications for distribution of 26Al in the early Solar System. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 244, 478-501. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2018.10.006
  2. E. Sanborn, J. Wimpenny, C. D. Williams, A. Yamakawa, M. H. Huyskens, Y. Amelin, A. J. Irving, and Q.-Z. Yin (2019) Carbonaceous Achondrites Northwest Africa 6704/6693: Milestones for Early Solar System Chronology and Genealogy. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 245: 577-596 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2018.10.004
  3. Amelin, P. Koefoed, T. Iizuka, V. A. Fernandes, M. H. Huyskens, Q.-Z. Yin, and A. J. Irving (2019) U-Pb, Rb-Sr and Ar-Ar systematics of the ungrouped achondrites Northwest Africa 6704 and Northwest Africa 6693. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 245: 628-642. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2018.09.021
  4. Zhou, Q.-Z. Yin, C. Shearer, X.-H. Li, Q.-L. Li, Y. Liu, G.-Q. Tang (2018) U-Pb and Pb-Pb Ages of Apatite from Antarctic Achondrite GRA 06129. Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 53, 448-466. https://doi.org/10.1111/maps.13026
  5. Debaille, J. Van Orman, Q.-Z. Yin, and Y. Amelin (2017) The role of phosphates for the Lu-Hf chronology of meteorites. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 473, 52–61 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2017.05.039
  6. L. Schrader, K. Nagashima, A. N. Krot, R. C. Ogliore, Q.-Z. Yin, Y. Amelin C. H. Stirling, and A. Kaltenbach (2017) A homogeneous distribution of 26Al in the protoplanetary disk during chondrule formation. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 201, 275–302 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2016.06.023
  7. Koefoed, Y. Amelin, Q.-Z. Yin, J. Wimpenny, M. Sanborn, T. Iizuka, and A. J. Irving. (2016) U-Pb and Al-Mg systematics of the ungrouped achondrite Northwest Africa 7325. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 183, 31–45 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2016.03.028
  8. Wimpenny, Y. Amelin and Q.-Z. Yin (2015) The Lu isotopic composition of achondrites: closing the case for accelerated decay of 176Lu. Astrophysical Journal Letters. 812, L3 http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/2041-8205/812/1/L3
  9. Yin, Q.-Z., Herd, C.D.K., Zhou, Q., Li, X.-H., Wu, F.-Y., Li, Q.-L., Liu, Y., Tang, G.-Q., and McCoy, T.J. (2014) Reply to Comment on “Geochronology of the martian meteorite Zagami revealed by U-Pb ion probe dating of accessory minerals” Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 385, 218-220. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2013.09.016.
  10. Yin, Q.-Z., Zhou, Q., Li, Q.-L., Li, X.-H., Liu, Y., Tang, G.-Q., Krot, A. N., and Jenniskens, P. (2014). Records of the Moon-Forming Impact and the 470 Ma Disruption of the L-Chondrite Parent Body in the Asteroid Belt from U-Pb Apatite Ages of Novato (L6). Meteoritics and Planetary Science 49, 1426–1439. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/maps.12340
  11. Jilly, C. E., Huss, G. R., Krot, A. N., Nagashima, K., Yin, Q.-Z. and Sugiura, N. (2014) 53Mn-53Cr Dating of Aqueously Formed Carbonates in the CM2 Lithology of the Sutter’s Mill Carbonaceous Chondrite. Meteoritics and Planetary Science 49, 2104-2117 http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/maps.12305
  12. Zhou Q., Yin, Q.-Z., Young, E. D., Li, X.-H., Wu, F.-Y., Li Q.-L., Liu Y., Tang G.-Q. (2013) SIMS Pb-Pb and U-Pb age determination of eucrite zircons at <5 micron scale and the first 50 Ma of the thermal history of Vesta. Cosmochim. Acta 110,152-175 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2013.02.016
  13. Zhou, Q., Herd, C., Yin, Q.-Z., Li, X.-H., Wu, F.-Y., Li, Q.-L., Liu, Y., Tang, G.-Q., McCoy, T. (2013) Geochronology of a martian meteorite by U-Pb ion probe dating of accessory minerals. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 374, 156-163. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2013.05.035
  14. Kita, N. T., Yin, Q.-Z., MacPherson, G. J., Ushikubo, T., Jacobsen, B., Nagashima, K., Kurahashi, E., Krot, A. N.,  and Jacobsen, S. B. (2013) 26Al-26Mg isotope systematics of the first solids in the early solar system. Meteoritics and Planetary Science. 48, 1383–1400. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/maps.12141
  15. Wasserburg, G. J., Wimpenny, J. (postdoc), and Yin, Q.-Z. (2012) Mg Isotopic Heterogeneity, Al-Mg Isochrons, and Canonical 26Al/27Al in the Early Solar System. Meteoritics and Planetary Science 47, 1980–1997, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/maps.12014
  16. Jacobsen, B., Matzel, J., Hutcheon, I. D., Krot, A. N., Yin, Q.-Z., Nagashima, K., Ramon, E., Weber, P., Ishii, H. A., and Ciesla, F. J. (2011) Formation of short-lived radionuclides in the protoplanetary disk during late-stage irradiation of a volatile-rich reservoir. Astrophysical J. Lett. 731: L28. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/2041-8205/731/2/L28
  17. Krot, A. N., Y. Amelin, M. Bizzarro, P. Bland, F. J. Ciesla, J. Connelly, A. M. Davis, G. R. Huss, I. D. Hutcheon, K. Makide, K. Nagashima, S. S. Russell, E. R. D. Scott, K. Thrane, H. Yurimoto, and Yin -Z. (2009) Origin and chronology of chondritic components. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 73, 4963-4997. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2008.09.039
  18. Kleine, T., Touboul, M., Bourdon, B., Nimmo, F., Mezger, K., Palme, H., Jacobsen, S. B., Yin, Q.-Z., and Halliday, A. N. (2009) Hf-W chronometry and the accretion and early evolution of asteroids and terrestrial planets. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 73, 5150-5149. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2008.11.047
  19. Jacobsen, B., Yin, Q.-Z., Moynier, F. Amelin, Y., Krot, A. N., Nagashima, K., Hutcheon I. D. and Palme H. (2009) Erratum to “26Al-26Mg and 207Pb-206Pb Systematics of Allende CAIs: Canonical Solar Initial 26Al/27Al Ratio Reinstated”. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 277, 549. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2008.12.001
  20. Jacobsen, B., Yin, Q.-Z., Moynier, F. Amelin, Y., Krot, A. N., Nagashima, K., Hutcheon I. D. and Palme H. (2008) 26Al-26Mg and 207Pb-206Pb Systematics of Allende CAIs: Canonical Solar Initial 26Al/27Al Ratio Reinstated. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 272, 353-364. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2008.05.003
  21. Debaille, V., Yin, Q.-Z., Brandon, A. D., and Jacobsen, B. (2008) Martian mantle mineralogy investigated by the 176Lu-176Hf and 147Sm-143Nd systematics of shergottites. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 269: 186-199. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2008.02.008
  22. Yin, Q.-Z., Jacobsen, B., Moynier, F., and Hutcheon, I. D. (2007) Towards consistent chronology in the early Solar System: high resolution 53Mn-53Cr chronometry for chondrules. Astrophysical Journal 662: L43-46. http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/519282
  23. Moynier, F., Yin, Q.-Z. and Jacobsen, B. (2007) Dating the first stage of planet formation. Astrophysical Journal Letters 671: L181-L183 http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/525527
  24. Sugiura N., Miyazaki, A. and Yin Q.-Z. (2006) Heterogeneous distribution of 60Fe in the early Solar Nebula: Achondrite Evidence. Earth, Planets and Space 58, 1079-1086. http://www.terrapub.co.jp/journals/EPS/pdf/2006/5808/58081079.pdf
  25. Yin Q.-Z., Jacobsen S.B., Yamashita, K., Blichert-Toft J., Télouk P., and Albarède F. (2002a). A short timescale of terrestrial planet formation determined by Hf-W chronometry of meteorites. Nature, 418, 949-952. (with News and Views by A.G.W. Cameron). http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature00995
  26. Yin Q-.Z., Jacobsen S.B., McDonough W.F., Horn I., Petaev M.I., and Zipfel J. (2000) Supernova sources and the 92Nb-92Zr p-process chronometer. Astrophysical J. Letters 536, L49-L53. http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/312718

Meteoritics

  1. Jenniskens, J. Utas, Q.-Z. Yin, R. D. Matson, M. Fries, J. A. Howell, D. Free, Jim Albers, H. Devillepoix, P. Bland, A. Miller, R. Verish, D. K. Prabhu, M. E. Zolensky, K. Ziegler, M. E. Sanborn, K. L. Verosub, D. J. Rowland, D. R. Ostrowski, K. Bryson, J. Dotson, M. Laubenstein, Q. Zhou, Q.-L. Li, X.-H. Li, Y. Liu, G.-Q. Tang, K. Welten, M. M. M. Meier, A. A. Plant, C. Maden, H. Busemann, and M. Granvik (The Creston Meteorite Consortium) (2019) The Creston, California meteorite fall and the origin of L chondrites. Meteoritics and Planetary Science 54: 699-720. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/maps.13235
  2. O, Ünsalan, P. Jenniskens, Q.-Z. Yin, E. Kaygisiz, J. Albers, D. L. Clark, M. Granvik, I. Demirkol, I. Y. Erdogan, A. S. Bengu, M. E. Özel, Z. Terzioglu, N. Gi, P. Brown, E. Yalcinkaya, T. Temel, D. K. Prabhu, D. K. Robertson, M. Boslough, D. R. Ostrowski, J. Kimberley, S. Er, D. J. Rowland, K. L. Bryson, C. Altunayar-Ünsalan, B. Ranguelov, A. Karamanov, D. Tachev, Ö. Kocahan, M. I. Oshtrakh, A. A. Maksimova, M. S. Karabanalov, K. L. Verosub, E. Levin, I. Uysal, V. Hoffmann, T. Hiroi, V. Reddy, G. Ö. Ildiz, O. Bolukbasi, M. E. Zolensky, R. Hochleitner, M. Kaliwoda, S. Öngen, R. Fausto, B. A. Nogueira, A. V. Chukin, D. Karashanova, V. A. Semionkin, M. Yeşiltaş,  T. Glotch, A. Yilmaz, J. M. Friedrich, M. E. Sanborn, M. Huyskens, K. Ziegler, C. D. Williams, M. Schoenbaechler, K. Bauer, M. M. M. Meier, C. Maden, H. Busemann, K. Welten, M. Caffee, M. Laubenstein, Q. Zhou, Q.-L. Li, X.-H. Li, Y. Liu, G.-Q. Tang, D. Sears, H. L. McLain, J. P. Dworkin, J. E. Elsila, D. P. Glavin, P. Schmitt-Kopplin, A. Ruf, L. Le Corre and N. Schmedemann (The Sariçiçek Meteorite Consortium) (2019) Howardite fall in Turkey: Source crater of HED meteorites on Vesta and impact risk of Vestoids. Meteoritics and Planetary Science. 54: 953-1008.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/maps.13258
  3. M. Langbroek, P. Jenniskens, L. M. Kriegsman, H. Nieuwenhuis, N. De Kort, J. Kuiper, W. Van Westrenen, M. E. Zolensky, K. Ziegler, Q.-Z. Yin, Matthew E. Sanborn, Josh Wimpenny, A. Yamakawa, S. J. De Vet, M. M. M. Meier, K. C. Welten, K. Nishiizumi, A. S. Burton, J. P. Dworkin, D. P. Glavin, Q.-H. Wu, R. N. Zare, A. Ruf, M. Harir, and P. Schmitt-Kopplin (The Diepenveen Meteorite Consortium) (2019) The CM carbonaceous chondrite regolith Diepenveen. Meteoritics and Planetary Science. 54, 1431-1461.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/maps.13297
  4. Hibiya, G. J. Archer, R. Tanaka, M. E. Sanborn, Y. Sato, T. Iizuka, K. Ozawa, R. J. Walker, A. Yamaguchi, Q.-Z. Yin, T. Nakamura, and A. J. Irving (2019) The origin of the unique achondrite Northwest Africa 6704: Constraints from petrology, chemistry and Re–Os, O and Ti isotope systematics. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 245: 597-627 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2018.04.031
  5. Walker, Q.-Z., Yin, and P. Heck. (2018) Rapid Effects of Terrestrial Alteration on Highly Siderophile Elements in the Sutter’s Mill Meteorite. Meteoritics and Planetary Science. 7, 1500-1507. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/maps.13102
  6. -J. Li, Q.-Z. Yin, H.-M. Bao, M. E. Sanborn, A. Irving, K. Ziegler, C. Agee, K. Marti, B.-K. Miao, X.-Y. Li, Y. Li., and S.-J. Wang, (2018) Evidences for Multilayered Internal Structure of the Acapulcoite-Lodranite Parent Asteroid and Its Chondritic Precursor. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 242, 82-101. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2018.09.004
  7. D. K. Herd, E. L. Walton, C. B. Agee, N. Muttik, K. Ziegler, C. K. Shearer, A. S. Bell, A. R. Santos, P. V. Burger, J. I. Simon, M. J. Tappa, F. M. McCubbin, J. Gattacceca, F. Lagroix, M. E. Sanborn, Q.-Z. Yin, W. S. Cassata, L. E. Borg, R. A. Lindvall, T. S. Kruijer, G. A. Brennecka, T. Kleine, K. Nishiizumi, M. W. Caffee (2017) The Northwest Africa 8159 Martian Meteorite: Expanding the Martian Sample Suite to the Early Amazonian. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 218, 1-26. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2017.08.037
  8. A. Goodrich, N. T. Kita, Q.-Z. Yin, M. E. Sanborn, C. D. Williams, D. Nakashima, and M. Lane (2017) Petrogenesis and Provenance of Ungrouped Achondrite Northwest Africa 7325 from Petrology, Trace Elements, Oxygen, Chromium and Titanium Isotopes, and Mid-IR Spectroscopy. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 203, 381-403. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2016.12.021
  9. K. Benedix, P.A. Bland, J. M. Friedrich, D.W. Mittlefehldt, M.E. Sanborn, Q.-Z. Yin, R.C. Greenwood, I.A. Franchi, A.W.R. Bevan, M.C. Towner, G.C. Perotta and S. Mertzman. (2017) Bunburra Rockhole: Exploring the Geology of a New Differentiated Asteroid. Geochemica et Cosmochimica Acta. 208, 145-159 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2017.03.030
  10. Harlan, P. Jenniskens, M. Zolensky, Q.-Z. Yin, K. L. Verosub, D. J. Rowland, M. Sanborn, M. Huyskens, E. R. Creager, and T. Jull (2016) Meteorites found on Misfits Flat dry lake, Nevada. Meteoritics and Planetary Science. 51, 757–772 http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/maps.12619
  11. Jenniskens, P., Rubin, A. E., Yin, Q.-Z., Sears, D., Sandford, S., Zolensky, M. E., Krot, A. N., Blair, L., Kane, D., Utas, J., Verish, R., Friedrich, J. M., Wimpenny, J., Eppich, G., Ziegler, K., Verosub, K. L., Rowland, D. J., Albers, J., Gural, P. S., Grigsby, B., Fries, M. D., Matson, R., Johnston, M., Silber, E., Brown, P., Yamakawa, A., Sanborn, M. E., Laubenstein, M., Welten, K. C., Nishiizumi, K., Meier, M. M. M., Busemann, H., Clay, P., Schmitt-Kopplin, P., Glavin, D. P., Callahan, M. P., Dworkin, J. P., Wu, Q. H., Zare, R. N., Grady, M., Verchovsky, S., Emel’yanenko, V., Naroenkov, S., Clark, D., Girten, B., and Worden, P. S. (2014) Fall, Recovery, and Characterization of the Novato L6 chondrite breccia. Meteoritics and Planetary Science. 49, 1388-1425. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/maps.12323
  12. Beck, P., Quirico, E., Garenne, A., Yin, Q.-Z., Bonal, L., Schmitt, B., Montes-Hernandez, G., Montagnac, G., Chiriac, R., and Toche, F. (2014). The Secondary History of Sutter’s Mill CM Carbonaceous Chondrite from Water-Abundance and the Structure of its Organic Matter. Meteoritics and Planetary Science 49, 2064-2073 http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/maps.12273.
  13. Burton, A. S., Glavin, D. P., Elsila, J. E., Dworkin, J. P., Jenniskens, P. and Yin, Q.-Z. (2014) The Amino Acid Composition of the Sutter’s Mill CM2 Carbonaceous Chondrite. Meteoritics and Planetary Science 49, 2074-2086 http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/maps.12281.
  14. Zolensky, M., Mikouchi, T., Fries, M., Bodnar, R., Jenniskens, P., Yin, Q.-Z., Hagiya, K., Ohsumi, K., Komatsu, M., Colbert, M., Hanna, R., Maisano, J., Ketcham, R., Kebukawa, Y., Nakamura, T., Matsuoka, M., Sasaki, S., Tsuchiyama, A., Gounelle, M., Le, L., Martinez, J., Ross, K., Rahman, Z. (2014) Mineralogy and Petrography of C Asteroid Regolith: The Sutter’s Mill Meteorite. Meteoritics and Planetary Science 49, 1997-2016 http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/maps.12386
  15. Popova, O. P., Jenniskens, P., Emel’yanenko, V., Kartashova, A., Biryukov, E., Khaibrakhmanov, S., Shuvalov, V., Rybnov, Y., Dudorov, A., Grokhovsky, V. I., Badyukov, D. D., Yin, Q.-Z., Gural, P. S., Albers, J., Granvik, M., Evers, L. G., Kuiper, J., Kharlamov, V., Solovyov, A., Rusakov, Y. S., Korotkiy, S., Serdyuk, I., Korochantsev, A. V., Larionov, M. Y., Glazachev, D., Mayer, A. E., Gisler, G., Gladkovsky, S. V., Wimpenny, J., Sanborn, M. E., Yamakawa, A., Verosub, K., Rowland, D. J., Roeske, S., Botto, N. W., Friedrich, J. M., Zolensky, M., Le, L., Ross, D., Ziegler, K., Nakamura, T., Ahn, I., Lee, J. I., Zhou, Q., Li, X.-H., Li, Q.-L., Liu, Y., Tang, G.-Q., Hiroi, T., Sears, D., Weinstein, I. A., Vokhmintsev, A. S., Ishchenko, A. V., Schmitt-Kopplin, P., Hertkorn, N., Nagao, K., Haba, M. K., Komatsu, M., and Mikouchi, T. (The Chelyabinsk Airburst Consortium) (2013) Chelyabinsk Airburst, Damage Assessment, Meteorite Recovery, and Characterization. Science 342, 1069-1073. http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1242642 (accompanied with a Science Perspective Article by Clark R. Chapman).
  16. Jenniskens, P., Fries, M. D., Yin, Q.-Z., Zolensky, M., Krot, A. N., Sandford, S., Sears, D., Beauford, R., Ebel, D. S., Friedrich, J. M., Nagashima, K., Wimpenny, J., Yamakawa, A., Nishiizumi, K., Hamajima, Y., Caffee, M. W., Welten, K. C., Laubenstein, M., Davis, A. M., Simon, S. B., Heck, P. R., Young, E. D., Kohl, I. E., Thiemens, M., Nunn, M. H., Mikouchi, T., Hagiya, K., Ohsumi, K., Cahill, T. A., Lawton, J. A., Barnes, D., Steele, A., Rochette, P., Verosub, K., Gattacceca, J., Cooper, G., Glavin, D. P., Burton, A. S., Dworkin, J. P., Elsila, J. E., Pizzarello, S., Ogliore, R., Schmitt-Kopplin, P., Harir, P., Hertkorn, N., Verchovsky, A., Grady, M., Nagao, K., Okazaki, R., Takechi, H., Hiroi, T., Smith, K., Silber, E. A., Brown, P. G., Albers, J., Klotz, D., Hankey, M., Matson, R., Fries, J. A., Walker, R. J., Puchtel, I., Lee, C.-T. A., Erdman, M., Eppich, G. R., Roeske, S., Gabelica, Z., Lerche, M., Nuevo, M., Girten, B., and Worden., S. P. (the Sutter’s Mill Meteorite Consortium) (2012) Radar enabled recovery of Sutter’s Mill, a unique carbonaceous chondrite regolith breccia. Science 338, 1583-1587. http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1227163
  17. Ishii, H. A., Krot, A. N., Bradley, J. P., Keil, K., Nagashima, K., Teslich, N., Jacobsen, B. (grad student), and Yin, Q.-Z. (2010) Discovery, mineral paragenesis and origin of wadalite in a meteorite. American Mineralogist 95, 440-448. http://dx.doi.org/10.2138/am.2010.3296

Physical Chemistry Relevant to Planetary Sciences

  1. Shi, X. Y., Gao, H., Yin, Q.-Z., Chang, Y.-C., Wiens, R. C., Jackson, W. M., and Ng, C.-Y. (2018) Branching ratio measurements of the predissociation of 12C16O by time-slice velocity-map ion imaging in the energy region from 106,250 to 107,800 cm-1. Journal of Physical Chemistry A 122, 8136-8142. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpca.8b08058 .
  1. Shi, X. Y., Yin, Q.-Z., Gao, H., Chang, Y.-C., Jackson, W. M., Wiens, R. C., and Ng, C.-Y. (2017) Branching Ratios in Vacuum Ultraviolet Photodissociation of CO and N2: Implications for Oxygen and Nitrogen Isotopic Compositions of the Solar Nebula. The Astrophysical Journal 850, 48 (12pp) https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/aa8ee7
  2. -C. Chang, Z.-H. Luo, Y. Pan, Z. Zhang, Y.-N. Song, Y.-J. Kuang, Q.-Z. Yin, K.-C. Lau, and C. Y. Ng (2015) Rotationally resolved state-to-state photoionization and photoelectron study of vanadium carbide and its cation (VC/VC+) Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics. 17, 9780-9793 http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c5cp00371g
  3. Luo Z-H., Huang H., Chang, Y.-C., Zhang, Z., Yin, Q.-Z., and Ng C.-Y. (2014) Rotationally resolved state-to-state photoionization and photoelectron study of titanium carbide and its cation (TiC/TiC+). Journal of Chemical Physics 141, 144307 http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4896988
  4. Lu, Z., Chang, Y.-C., Yin, Q.-Z., Ng, C.-Y., and Jackson, W. M. (2014) Evidence for direct molecular oxygen production from CO2 Science 346, 61-64. http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1257156 (accompanied with a Science Perspective Article by Suits and Parker).
  5. Gao, H., Song, Y., Chang, Y.-C., Shi, X. Y., Yin, Q.-Z., Wiens, R. C., Jackson, W. M., and C. Y. Ng, C.-Y. (2013) Branching ratio measurements for the predissociation of 12C16 Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 117, 6185−6195. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp400412n
  6. Shi, X.-Y., Huang, H., Jacobson, B., Chang, Y.-Z., Yin, Q.-Z., Ng, C.-Y. (2012) A high-resolution photoionization study of 58Ni using a vacuum ultraviolet laser. Astrophysical Journal. 747:20 (8pp), http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0004-637X/747/1/20
  7. Gao, H., Song, Y., Yang, L., Shi, X.-Y., Yin, Q.-Z., Ng, C.-Y., and Jackson, W. M. (2012) Branching ratio measurement of the predissociation of 12C16O by time-slice velocity-map ion imaging in the energy region from 108,000 to 110,500 cm-1. Journal of Chemical Physics 137, 034305, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4734018
  8. Gao, H., Song, Yu, Yang, L., Shi, X.-Y., Yin, Q.-Z., Ng, C.-Y. and Jackson, W. M. (2011) Branching ratio measurement in the pre-dissociation of 12C16O by time-slice velocity-map ion imaging in the vacuum ultraviolet region. Journal of Chemical Physics (Communication) 135, 221101, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3669426
  9. Chang, Y. C., Shi, X. Y. (graduate student), Lau, K. C., Yin, Q-Z., Liou, H. T., and Ng, C. Y. (2010) Rovibronically Selected and Resolved Two-color Laser Photoionization and Photoelectron study of Nickel Carbide Cation. Journal of Chemical Physics 133, 054310. http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3464488
  10. Yin, Q.-Z., Shi, X. Y. (grad student), Chao Chang (postdoc) and Ng, C-Y. (2009) Comment on “Experimental Test of Self-Shielding in Vacuum Ultraviolet Photodissociation of CO”. Science 324, 1516. http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1170488

Geochronology and Geochemical Evolution of Crust and Mantle

  1. Zhou, C. M., Huyskens, M. H., Lang, X. G., Xiao, S. H., and Yin, Q.-Z. (2019) Calibrating the terminations of Cryogenian global glaciations. Geology. 251, 251-254. https://doi.org/10.1130/G45719.1
  2. Griffis, N. P., Montañez, I. P., Fedorchuk, N., Isbell, J., Mundil, R., Vesely, F., Weinshultz, L., Iannuzzi, R., Gulbranson, E., Taboada, A., Pagnini, A., Sanborn, M., Huyskens, M., Wimpenny, J., Linol, B., and Yin, Q.-Z. (2019) Isotopes to Ice: Constraining Provenance of Glacial Deposits and Ice Centers in West-Central Gondwana. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 531, 108745 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2018.04.020
  3. Fedorchuk, N.D., Isbell, J.L., Griffis, N.P., Vesely, F.F., Rosa, E.L.M., Montãnez, I.P., Mundil, R., Yin, Q.-Z., Iannuzzi, R., Roesler, G., Pauls, K.N. (2019) Carboniferous glaciotectonized sediments in the southernmost Paraná Basin, Brazil: Ice marginal dynamics and paleoclimate indicators. Sedimentary Geology 389: 54-72. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sedgeo.2019.05.006
  4. N. D. Fedorchuk, J. L. Isbell, N. P. Griffis, I. P. Montañez, F. F. Vesely, R. Iannuzzi, R. Mundil, Q.-Z. Yin, K. N. Pauls, and E. L.M. Rosa (2019) Origin of paleovalleys on the Rio Grande do Sul Shield (Brazil): implications for the extent of late Paleozoic glaciation in west-central Gondwana. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 531, 108738.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2018.04.013
  5. N. P. Griffis, R. Mundil, I. P. Montañez, J. Isbell, N. Fedorchuk, F. Vesely, R. Iannuzzi, Q.-Z. Yin (2018) A New Stratigraphic Framework Built on U-Pb Single Zircon TIMS Ages and Implications for the Timing of the Penultimate Icehouse (Paraná Basin, Brazil). Geological Society of America Bulletin. 130, 848-858. http://dx.doi.org/10.1130/B31775.1
  6. -T. A. Lee, J. Caves, H.H. Jiang, W.-R. Cao, A. Lenardic, N. R. McKenzie, O. Shorttle, Q.-Z. Yin, and B. Dyer, (2017) Deep mantle roots and continental emergence: implications for whole-Earth elemental cycling, long-term climate, and the Cambrian explosion. International Geology Review https://doi.org/10.1080/00206814.2017.1340853
  7. E. Stelten, K. M. Cooper, J. B. Wimpenny, J. A. Vazquez, and Q.-Z. Yin (2017) The role of mantle-derived magmas in Yellowstone’s isotopic evolution. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2016GC006664
  8. Rubin, K. M. Cooper, M. Leever, J. Wimpenny, C. Deering, T. Rooney, D. Gravley, Q.-Z. Yin (2016) Changes in magma storage conditions following caldera collapse at Okataina Volcanic Center, New Zealand. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology. 171:4 http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00410-015-1216-6
  9. Huang, S.C., Lee, C.-T., Yin, Q.-Z. (2014) Missing Lead and High 3He/4He in Ancient Sulfides Associated with Continental Crust Formation. Scientific Reports (Nature open access journal) 4 : 5314 http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep05314
  10. Chin, E. J., Lee, C.-T., Tollstrup, D. L., Xie, L. W., Wimpenny, J. B., and Yin, Q.-Z. (2013) On the origin of hot metasedimentary quartzites in the lower crust of continental arcs. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 361, 120-133. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2012.11.031.
  11. Debaille, V. (former postdoc), O’Neill, C., Brandon, A., Haenecour, P., Yin, Q.-Z., Mattielli, N., Treiman, A. H. (2013) Stagnant-lid tectonics in early Earth revealed by 142Nd variations in late Archean rocks. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 373, 83 – 92. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2013.04.016i
  12. Stelten, M., Cooper, K., Vazquez, J., Wimpenny, J., Barfod, G., Yin, Q.-Z. (2013) Magma mixing and the generation of isotopically juvenile silicic magma at Yellowstone caldera inferred from coupling 238U-230Th ages with trace elements and Hf and O isotopes in zircon and Pb isotopes in sanidine. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 166, 587–613, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00410-013-0893-2.
  13. Shen, B. (former visiting postdoc), Wimpenny, J. (current postdoc), Lee, C.-T., Tollstrup, D., Yin, Q.-Z. (2013) Magnesium isotope systematics of endoskarns: implications for wallrock reaction in magma chambers. Chemical Geology, 356, 209-214. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemgeo.2013.08.018.
  14. Yin, Q.-Z., Wimpenny, J. B. (current postdoc), Tollstrup, D. L. (former postdoc), Mange, M., Dewey, J., Zhou, Q., Li, X.-H., Wu, F.-Y., Li, Q.-L., Liu, Y., Tang, G.-Q. (2012) Crustal evolution of the South Mayo Trough, western Ireland, based on U-Pb ages and Hf-O isotopes in detrital zircons. Journal of the Geological Society, London, 169, 681-689. http://dx.doi.org/10.1144/jgs2011-164 (http://jgs.lyellcollection.org/content/169/6/681.full.pdf+html)
  15. Lee, C.-T., Luffi, P., Chin, E. J., Boucher, R., Dasgupta, R., Morton, D. M., Le Roux, V., Yin, Q.-Z., and Jin, D. (2012) Copper systematics in arc magmas and implications for Crust-Mantle Differentiation. Science 336, 64-68. http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1217313
  16. Sun, W.-D., Ling, M.-X., Chung, S-L., Ding, X., Yang, X-Y., Liang, H.-Y., Fang-Yue Wang, F.-Y., Goldfarb, R., and Yin, Q.-Z. (2012) Geochemical constraints on adakites of different origins and copper mineralization. Journal of Geology. 120, 105-120. http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/662736 or http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/662736
  17. Mange, M., Idleman, B., Yin, Q.-Z., Hidaka, H. and Dewey, J. (2010) Detrital heavy minerals, white-mica and zircon geochronology in the Ordovician South Mayo Trough, western Ireland: signatures of the Laurentian basement and the Grampian Orogeny. Journal of the Geological Society, London. 167, 1147–1160. http://dx.doi.org/10.1144/0016-76492009-091
  18. Shen B. (former visiting postdoc), Jacobsen B. (graduate student), Lee C.-T., Yin, Q.-Z. and Morton, D. M. (2009) The Mg isotopic signature of granites and the role of weathering in continent formation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106, 20652–20657. http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0910663106
  19. Lee, C.-T., Yin, Q.-Z., Lenardic, A., Agranier, A., O’Neill, C. J. and Thiagarajan, N. (2007) Trace-element composition of Fe-rich residual liquids formed by fractional crystallization: implications for the Hadean magma ocean. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 71, 3601–3615. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2007.04.023
  20. Saha, A., Basu, A. R., Jacobsen, S. B., Poreda, R. J., Yin, Q.-Z., and Yogodzinski, G. M. (2005) Slab devolatilization and Os and Pb mobility in the mantle wedge of the Kamchatka arc, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 236, 182-194. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2005.05.018
  21. Lee C.-T., Yin Q.-Z., Rudnick R.L., and Jacobsen S.B. (2001) Preservation of ancient and fertile lithospheric mantle beneath the southwestern United States. Nature, 411, 69-73. (with News and Views by A. Nyblade). http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/35075048
  22. Lee C.-T., Yin Q.-Z., Rudnick R.L., Chesley J.T., and Jacobsen S.B. (2000) Osmium isotopic evidence for Mesozoic removal of lithospheric mantle beneath the Sierra Nevada, California. Science, 289, 1912-1916. http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.289.5486.1912
  23. Ntaflos, T., Thoeni, M., and Yin, Q.-Z. (1993) Geochemie der ultentaler ultramafitite: Projekte S4708 und S4702. Oesterr. Miner. Ges. 138, 169-178.

Low Temperature Stable Isotope Geochemistry (Non-Traditional): Experimental and Theory

  1. -Q. Feng, C,-H. Gao, Q.-Z. Yin, B. Jacobsen, P. R. Renne, J. Wang and S.-C. Chang (2018) Tracking the evaporite deposition by stable magnesium isotopes: a tested study from late Permian langbeinites. Geochemistry, Geophysics Geosystems, 19, 2615-2630. http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2017GC007361
  2. -Z. Teng, Q.-Z. Yin, C. V. Ullmann, R. Chakrabarti, P. A. E. Pogge von Strandmann, W. Yang, W.-Y. Li, S. Ke, F. Sedaghatpour, J. Wimpenny, Anette Meixner, Rolf L. Romer, U. Wiechert, S. B. Jacobsen (2015) Inter-laboratory comparison of magnesium isotopic compositions of twelve felsic to ultramafic igneous rock standards analyzed by MC-ICPMS. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2015GC005939
  3. Wimpenny, C. A. Colla, P. Yu, Q.-Z. Yin, J. R. Rustad, W. H. Casey (2015) Lithium-Isotope Fractionation During Uptake by Gibbsite. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 168, 133–150. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2015.07.011
  4. Wimpenny, J., Colla, C. A., Yin, Q.-Z., Rustad, J. R., and Casey, W. H. (2014) Investigating the behaviour of Mg isotopes during clay mineral formation. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 128, 178–194 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2013.12.012
  5. Wimpenny, J., Yin, Q.-Z., Tollstrup, D., Xie L.-W., J.-M. Sun (2014) Using Mg isotope ratios to trace Cenozoic weathering changes; a case study from the Chinese loess plateau. Chemical Geology 376, 31–43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemgeo.2014.03.008
  6. Wimpenny, J., Amelin, Y., and Yin, Q.-Z. (2013) Precise determination of the Lutetium isotopic composition in rocks and minerals using multi-collector ICP-MS. Analytical Chemistry. 85 (23), 11258–11264 http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ac401828w
  7. Colla, C. A., Wimpenny, J., Yin, Q.-Z., Rustad, J. R., Casey, W. H. (2013) Calcium-Isotope Fractionation between Solution and Solids with Six, Seven or Eight Oxygens Bound to Ca (II). Geochemica et Cosmochimica Acta 121, 363-373. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2013.07.041.
  8. Shen, B., Wimpenny, J., Lee, C.-T., Tollstrup, D., Yin, Q.-Z. (2013) Magnesium isotope systematics of endoskarns: implications for wallrock reaction in magma chambers. Chemical Geology, 356, 209-214. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemgeo.2013.08.018.
  9. Xie, L.-W., Yin, Q.-Z., Yang, J.-H., Wu, F.-Y., and Yang, Y.-H. (2011) High precision analyses of Mg isotopic composition in olivine by laser ablation MC-ICP-MS. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, 26, 1773–1780. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c1ja10034c
  10. Moynier, F., Yin, Q.-Z., Schauble, E. (2011) Isotopic evidence of Cr partitioning into the Earth’s core. Science 331, 1417-1420. http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1199597
  11. Moynier, F., Beck, P., Yin, Q.-Z., Ferroir, T., Barrat, J.-A., Randal Paniello, R., Telouk, P., and P. (2010) Volatilization induced by impacts recorded in Zn isotope composition of ureilites. Chemical Geology. 276, 374–379. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemgeo.2010.07.005
  12. Rustad, J. R., Casey, W. H., Yin, Q.-Z., Bylaska, E. J., Felmy, A. R. Bogatko, S. A., Jackson V. E., and Dixon, D. A. (2010) Isotopic Fractionation of Mg2+(aq), Ca2+(aq), and Fe2+(aq) with Carbonate Minerals. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 74, 6301–6323. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2010.08.018
  13. Rustad, J. R. and Yin, Q.-Z. (2009) Iron isotope fractionation in the Earth’s lower mantle. Nature Geoscience 2, 514-518. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/NGEO546
  14. Shen B., Jacobsen B., Lee C.-T., Yin, Q.-Z. and Morton, D. M. (2009) The Mg isotopic signature of granites and the role of weathering in continent formation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106, 20652–20657. http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0910663106
  15. Moynier, F., Beck, P., Jourdan, F., Yin, Q-Z., Reimold, U. and Koeberl, C. (2009) Isotopic fractionation of Zn in tektites. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 277, 482-489. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2008.11.020
  16. Fujii, T., Moynier, F., Uehara, A., Abe, M., Yin, Q.-Z., Nagai, T., and Yamana, H. (2009) Mass-Dependent and Mass-Independent Isotope Effects of Zinc in a Redox Reaction. Journal of Physical Chemistry A. 113, 12225–12232 http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp904882d.
  17. Fujii, T., Moynier, F., Yin, Q.-Z., and Yamana, H. (2008) Mass-independent isotope fractionation in the chemical exchange reaction of chromium (III) using a Crown Ether. Journal of Nuclear Science and Technology. S6: 6-9. http://www.aesj.or.jp/publication/ISE2007/45_6-9.pdf
  18. Black, J., Epstein, E., Rains, W. D., Yin, Q.-Z. and Casey, W. H. (2008) Magnesium-isotope fractionation during plant growth. Environmental Science and Technology 42, 7831-7836. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es8012722
  19. Black, J.R., Yin Q.-Z., Rustad, J. R. and Casey, W. H. (2007) Magnesium-Isotopic Equilibrium in Chlorophylls. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 129, 8690-8691. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ja072573i
  20. Black, J. R., Yin Q.-Z. and Casey W. (2006) An experimental study of magnesium isotope fractionation in Chlorophyll-a Photosynthesis. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 70, 4072-4079. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2006.06.010

Environmental Geochemistry

  1. -T. Chien, T.-Y. Ho, M. Sanborn, Q.-Z. Yin and A. Paytan (2017) The Distribution of Lead Concentrations and Isotopic Compositions in the Western Philippine Sea. Marine Chemistry. 189, 10-16. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marchem.2016.12.007
  2. M. Ransom, M. Grote, A. Deinhart, G. Eppich, C. Kendall, M. Sanborn, K. Souders, J. Wimpenny, Q.-Z. Yin, M. Young, and T. Harter, (2016) Bayesian Nitrate Source Apportionment to Individual Groundwater Wells in the Central Valley by use of Elemental and Isotopic Tracers. Water Resources Research 52, 5577–5597, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2015WR018523
  3. Black, J., Epstein, E., Rains, W. D., Yin, Q.-Z. and Casey, W. H. (2008) Magnesium-isotope fractionation during plant growth. Environmental Science and Technology 42, 7831-7836. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es8012722
  4. Feyrer, F., Hobbs, J., Baerwald, M., Sommer, T., Yin, Q.-Z., Clark, K., May, B. and Bennett W. (2007) Otolith Microchemistry Provides Information Complimentary to Microsatellite DNA for a Migratory Fish. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 136, 469-476. http://dx.doi.org/10.1577/T06-044.1
  5. Hobbs, J. A., Yin, Q.-Z., Burton-Hobbs, J., and Bennett, W. A. (2005) Retrospective Determination of Natal Habitats for an Estuarine Fish with Otolith Strontium Isotope Ratios. Marine and Freshwater Research 56, 655-660. http://www.publish.csiro.au/?act=view_file&file_id=MF04136.pdf

Organic Geochemistry and Cosmochemistry

  1. Ruf, B. Kanawati, N. Hertkorn, Q.-Z. Yin, F. Moritz, M. Harir, M. Lucio, B. Michalke, J. Wimpenny, S. Shilobreeva, B. Bronsky, V. Saraykin, Z. Gabelica, R. Gougeon, E. Quirico, S. Ralew,  T. Jakubowski, H. Haack, M. Gonsior, P. Jenniskens, N. W. Hinman, and P. Schmitt-Kopplin (2017) Previously unknown class of metalorganic compounds revealed in meteorites. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 114, 2819-2824 http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1616019114
  2. Zhang, L.P., Li, M.W., Wang, Y., Yin, Q.-Z., and Zhang, W.Z. (2013) A novel molecular index for secondary oil migration distance. Scientific Reports (Nature open access journal) 3 : 2487 | http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep02487.

Chronometry and Mass Spectrometry

  1. -W. Xie, L. Xu, Q.-Z. Yin, Y.-H. Yang, C. Huang, and J.-H. Yang (2018) A novel sample cell for reducing the “Position Effect” in laser ablation MC-ICP-MS isotopic measurement. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry. 33, 1571-1578. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C8JA00083B.
  2. Xie, L. W., Yang, J.-H., Yin, Q.-Z. Yang, Y.-H., Liu, J.-B., Huang, C. (2017) High spatial resolution in situ U-Pb dating by laser ablation multiple ion counting collector inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (LA-MIC-ICPMS). Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry. 32, 975-986. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C6JA00387G
  3. Ling, X.X., Huyskens M.H., Li, Q.L., Yin, Q.-Z., Werner, R., Liu, Y., Tang, G.Q., Yang, Y.N., and Li, X.H. (2017) Monazite RW-1: a homogenous natural reference material for ion microprobe U-Pb and Th-Pb isotopic analysis. Mineralogy and Petrology 111, 163-172  http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00710-016-0478-7
  4. -L. Hao, W. Yang, Y. Luo, S. Hu, Q.-Z. Yin, and Y.-T. Lin (2016) NanoSIMS measurements of trace-elements at micron scale interface between zircon and silicate glass. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry 31, 2399-2409 http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C6JA00279J
  5. -Q. Tang, X.-H. Li, Q.-L. Li, Y. Liu, X.-X. Ling, and Q.-Z. Yin (2015) Deciphering physical mechanism of topography effect for oxygen isotope measurements using Cameca IMS-1280 SIMS. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry 30, 950-956. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C4JA00458B
  6. Liu, Q.-L. Li, G.-Q. Tang, X.-H. Li and Q.-Z. Yin (2015) Towards higher precision SIMS U-Pb zircon geochronology via dynamic multi-collector analysis. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry 30, 979-985. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c4ja00459k
  7. Wimpenny, J., Amelin, Y., and Yin, Q.-Z. (2013) Precise determination of the Lutetium isotopic composition in rocks and minerals using multi-collector ICP-MS. Analytical Chemistry. 85 (23), 11258–11264 http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ac401828w
  8. Li, Q.-L., Li, X.-H., Wu, F.-Y., Yin, Q.-Z., Ye, H.-M., Liu, Y., Tang, G.-Q., Zhang, C.-L. (2012) In-situ SIMS U–Th–Pb dating of Phanerozoic apatite with low U and high common Pb. Gondwana Research, 21, 745-756. http://dx.org/10.1016/j.gr.2011.07.008
  9. Tollstrup, D., Xie, L.-W., Wimpenny, J., Chin, E., Lee, C.-T., and Yin, Q.-Z. (2012) A Trio of laser-ablation in concert with two ICP-MSs: simultaneous, pulse-by-pulse determination of U-Pb discordant ages and a single spot Hf isotope ratio analysis in complex zircons from petrographic thin sections. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 13, Q03017, http://dx.org/10.1029/2011GC004027
  10. Liu, Y., Li, X.-H., Li, Q.-L., Tang, G,-Q., and Yin, Q.-Z. (2011) Precise U-Pb zircon dating at <5 micron scale by Cameca 1280 SIMS using Gaussian illumination probe. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, 26, 845-851. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c0ja00113a
  11. Yin Q.-Z., Jacobsen S.B., Lee C.-T., McDonough W.F., Rudnick R.L., and Horn I. (2001) A gravimetric K2OsCl6 standard: application to precise and accurate Os spike calibration. Geochim Cosmochim Acta, 65, 2113-2127. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0016-7037(01)00581-6
  12. Lee, C-T, Yin, Q.-Z., and Lee, T-C. (2001) An internal normalization technique for unmixing total-spiked mixtures with application to MC-ICP-MS, Computers and Geosciences 27, 577-581. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0098-3004(00)00149-7
  13. Yin Q.-Z., Jagoutz E., Verkhovskiy A. B., and Wänke H. (1993) 187Os-186Os and 187Os-188Os Method of Dating: An Introduction. Cosmochim. Acta. 57, 4119-4128. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0016-7037(93)90358-4

 

New Yin Lab Papers

  • M.-H. Zhu, N. Artemieva, A. Morbidelli, Q.-Z. Yin, H. Becker, and K. Wünnemann (2019) Reconstructing the late accretion history of the Moon. Nature 571, 226-229 [Link]

 

  • Sanborn et al. (2019) Carbonaceous Achondrites Northwest Africa 6704/6693: Milestones for Early Solar System Chronology and Genealogy. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 245, 577-596 [Link]

 

  • Zhou C., Huyskens M., Lang X., Xiao S., Yin Q.-Z. (2019) Calibrating the terminations of Cryogenian global glaciations. Geology. 47(3), 251-254 [Link]

 

  • Wimpenny et al. (2019) Reassessing the origin and chronology of the unique achondrite Asuka 881394: Implications for distribution of 26Al in the early Solar System. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 244, 478-501. [Link]

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