Peer-Reviewed Publications

    • Zeng H., Rozsa V., Nie N. X., Zhang Z., Pham T. A., Galli G., Dauphas, N. (2019). Ab initio calculation of equilibrium isotopic fractionations of potassium and rubidium in minerals and water. ACS Earth and Space Chemistry. 3(11), 2601-2612. Link
    • Nie N. X., Dauphas, N. (2019). Vapor drainage in the protolunar disk as the cause for the depletion in volatile elements of the Moon. The Astrophysical Journal Letters 884(2), L48. Link
    • Johnson A. C., Aarons S. M., Dauphas N., Nie N. X., Zeng H., Helz R. T., Romaniello S. J., Anbar A. D. (2019) Titanium isotopic fractionation in Kilauea Iki lava lake driven by oxide crystallization. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 264, 180–190. Link
    • Prissel K. B., Krawczynski M. J., Nie N. X., Dauphas N., Couvy H., Hu M. Y., Alp E. E., Roskosz M. (2018) Experimentally determined effects of olivine crystallization and melt titanium content on iron isotopic fractionation in planetary basalts. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 238, 580–598. Link
    • Dauphas N., Hu M. Y., Baker E. M., Hu J., Tissot F. L. H., Alp E. E., Roskosz M., Zhao J., Bi W., Liu J., Lin J. F., Nie N. X., Heard A. (2018) SciPhon: a data analysis software for Nuclear Resonant Inelastic X-ray Scattering with applications to Fe, Kr, Sn, Eu and Dy. Journal of Synchrotron Radiation 25(5). Link
    • Nie N. X., Dauphas N., Greenwood R. C. (2017) Iron and oxygen isotope fractionation during iron UV photo-oxidation: Implications for early Earth and Mars. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 458, 179–191. Link
    • Zheng Y., Jia J., Nie X., Kong P. (2014) Cosmogenic nuclide burial age of the Sanying Formation and its implications. Science China Earth Sciences, 57(6): 1141–1149. Link

Manuscripts in Progress

    • Heard A. W., Dauphas N., Rouxel O. J., Bekker A., Guilbaud R., Butler I. B., Nie N. X. Resolving the fate of oceanic iron before the Great Oxygenation Event using triple iron isotopes. (submitted to Science)
    • Nie N. X., Dauphas N., Villalon K. L., Liu N., Heard A. W., Morris R. V., Mertzman S. A. Iron isotopic and chemical tracing of basalt alteration and hematite spherule formation in Hawaii: a prospective study for Mars. (submitted to Earth and Planetary Science Letters)
    • Nie N. X., Dauphas N., Alp E. E., Zeng H., Sio C. K., Hu J., Bi W., Hu M. Y., Spear F. S. High-temperature equilibrium Fe isotope fractionation: a comparison among NRIXS, Ab-initio calculation and natural samples. (in prep)

Conference Abstracts

    • Aarons S. M., Dauphas N., Zeng H., Nie N. X., Greber N. D., Johnson A. (2019) Controls on titanium isotope fractionation in tholeiitic and calc-alkaline magmas. AGU Fall Meeting, December 0913, San Francisco, CA.
    • Heard A. W., Dauphas N., Rouxel O. J., Bekker A., Guilbaud R., Butler I. B., Nie N. X. (2019) Triple iron isotope analyses as a tracer of sulfidic and oxic iron sinks before Earth’s Great Oxygenation. AGU Fall Meeting, December 0913, San Francisco, CA.
    • Dauphas N., Nie N. X. (2019) Why is the Moon depleted in moderately volatile elements? 82nd Annual Meeting of The Meteoritical Society, vol. 2157.
    • Liu N., Ogliore R. C., Nittler L. R., Nie N. X., Dauphas N. (2019) Isotopic and elemental qnalyses of meteorites and Mars analogues by Hyperion-NanoSIMS. 82nd Annual Meeting of The Meteoritical Society, vol. 2157.
    • Nie N. X., Dauphas N. (2019) Rubidium isotopic compositions of the Earth and the Moon. 50th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, #2098. [Oral Presentation]
    • Zhang Z., Nie X., Mendybaev R. A., Dauphas N. (2019) Experimental study of potassium and rubidium evaporation under vacuum conditions. 50th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, #2834.
    • Finlayson V., Rubin K. H., Konter J. G., Nie N. X., Dauphas N. (2018) Variable fluid contributions to boninite magma generation, Mata Volcanic Field, NE Lau Basin as determined by trace elements and Fe-Sr-Pb-Nd-Hf-U-Th-Ra isotopes. AGU Fall Meeting, December 1014, Washington, DC.
    • Nie N. X., Dauphas N., Zeng H., Sio C. K., Hu J. Y., Alp E. E., Bi W., Hu M. Y., Spear F. S. (2018) High-temperature equilibrium Fe isotope fractionation: A comparison among NRIXS, ab-initio calculations and natural samples. AGU Fall Meeting, December 1014, Washington, DC.
    • Nie N. X., Dauphas N., Sio C. K., Spear F. S. (2018) Inter-mineral equilibrium iron isotopic fractionation factors from a special metamorphic rock. Goldschmidt Conference, August 1217, Boston, MA.
    • Heard A. Dauphas N. Rouxel O., Nie N. (2018) Triple iron isotope variations in Archean ocean sediments. Goldschmidt Conference, August 1217, Boston, MA.
    • Prissel K. B., Krawczynski M. J., Dauphas N., Nie N. X. (2018) Evaporative iron loss during one-atmosphere gas-mixing experiments. Sixteenth International Symposium on Experimental Mineralogy, Petrology, and Geochemistry, June 1721, Clermont-Ferrand, France.
    • Heard A. W., Dauphas N., Rouxel O. J., Nie N. X. (2018) Insights into redox cycling on early earth from the mass fractionation law of iron isotopes in Archean sediments. 49th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, #2470.
    • Dauphas N., Meheut M., Blanchard M., Zeng H., Galli G., Canup R. N., Visscher C., Nie N. (2018) Can lunar formation theories be tested with K isotopes? 49th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, #2481.
    • Finlayson V., Konter J., Rubin K. H., Nie N. X., Dauphas N. (2017) A subduction zone spreading ridge transition signature preserved in recent volcanic activity in the NE Lau Basin. The Geological Society of America 113th Annual Meeting, May 2325, Honolulu, Hawai’i.
    • Nie N. X., Dauphas N., Morris R. V. (2017) Clues on acid-sulfate alteration and hematite formation on Earth and Mars from iron isotope analyses of terrestrial analogues from Hawaii. 48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, #2802. [Oral Presentation]
    • Nie N. X., Dauphas N., Greenwood R. C. (2016) Iron and oxygen isotope fractionation during photo-oxidation. Goldschmidt Conference, June 26July 1, Yokohama, Japan. [Oral Presentation]
    • Nie N. X., Dauphas N., Greenwood R. C. (2016) Iron and oxygen isotope fractionation during photo-oxidation. 47th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, #1489.
    • Williams K. B., Krawczynski M. J., Nie N. X., Dauphas N., Couvy H., Hu M. Y., Alp E. E. (2016) The role of differentiation processes in mare basalt iron isotope signatures. 47th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, #2779.
    • Nie N. X., Dauphas N. (2015) Iron isotope constraints on the photo-oxidation pathway to BIF formation. 46th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, #2635. [Oral Presentation]
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