Jianhua Wang
Senior Research Scientist and SIMS Lab Manager
Department of Terrestrial Magnetism
Carnegie Institution of Washington
5241 Broad Branch Road, NW
Washington, DC 20015-1305
202.478.8457 (office)

202.478.8462 (lab)
202.478.8821 (fax)


Ion Microprobe Lab



BSc. Geochemistry, 1982, Nanjing University

Ph.D. Cosmochemistry, 1995, University of Chicago



Boctor N. Z., Alexander C. M. O'D., Wang J. and Hauri E. (2003) The sources of water in Martian meteorites, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 67, 3971-3989. 

Van Orman J., Fei Y., Hauri E. H., and Wang J. (2003) Diffusion in MgO at high pressures: constraints on deformation mechanisms and chemical transport at the core-mantle boundary, Geophys. Res. Lett.. 30 (no. 2), 10.1029/2002GL016343.

Yu Y., Hewins R. H., Alexander C. M. O'D. and Wang J. (2003) Experimental study of evaporation and isotopic mass fractionation of potassium in silicate melts, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 67, 773-786.

Grossman J. N., Alexander C. M. O'D., Wang J. and Brearley A. J., (2002) Zoned chondrules in Semarkona: evidence for high- and low-temperature processing, Meteoritics Planet. Sci. 37, 49-73.

Hauri E., Wang J., Dixon J. E., King P. L., Mandeville C. and Newman S. (2002) SIMS analysis of volatiles in silicate glasses, 1. Calibration, sensitivity and matrix effects, Chem. Geol. 183, 99-114.

Hauri E., Wang J., Pearson D. G. and Bulanova G. P. (2002) Microanalysis of d13C, d15N, and N abundances in diamonds by secondary ion mass spectrometry, Chem. Geol. 185, 149-163.

Hua X., Wang J. and Buseck P. R., (2002) Fine-grained rims in the Allan Hills 81002 and Lewis Cliff 90500 CM2 meteorites: their origin and modification, Meteoritics Planet. Sci. 37, 229-244.

Alexander C. M. O’D. and Wang J. (2001) Iron isotopes in chondrules: Implications for the role of evaporation during chondrule formation. Meteoritics & Planet. Sci. 36, 419-428.

De S., Heaney P. J., Vicenzi E. P. and Wang J. (2001) Chemical heterogeneiy in carbonado, an enigmatic polycrystalline diamond. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 185, 315-330.

Wang J., Davis A. M., Clayton R. N., Mayeda T. K. and Hashimoto A. (2001) Chemical and isotopic fractionation during the evaporation of the FeO-MgO-SiO2-CaO-Al2O3-TiO2 rare earth element melt system. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 65, 479-494.

Alexander C. M. O’D., Grossman J.N., Wang J., Zanda B., Bourot-Denise M. and Hewins R. H. (2000) The lack of potassium-isotopic fractionation in Bishunpur chondrules. Meteoritics & Planet. Sci. 35, 859-868.

Grossman J.N., Alexander C. M. O’D., Wang J. and Brearley A. J. (2000) Bleached chondrules: Evidence for widespread aqueous processes on the parent asteroids of ordinary chondrites. Meteoritics & Planet. Sci. 35, 467-486.

Farquhar J., Hauri E. and Wang J. (1999) New insights into carbon fluid chemistry and graphite precipitation: SIMS analysis of granulite facies graphite from Ponmudi, South India. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 171, 607-621.

Wang J., Davis A. M., Clayton R. N. and Hashimoto A. (1999) Evaporation of single crystal forsterite: Evaporation kinetics, magnesium isotope fractionation, and implications of mass-dependent isotopic fractionation of a diffusion-controlled reservoir. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 63, 953-966.

Nittler L. R., Alexander C. M. O’D., Wang J. and Gao X. (1998) Meteoritic oxide grain from supernova found. Nature 393, 222-222.


Department of Terrestrial Magnetism
Carnegie Institution of Washington
5241 Broad Branch Road, NW, Washington, DC 20015
202.478.8820, 202-478-8821 (fax)