Yi-Jen Lai


  • 478 Citations
  • 8 h-Index

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Personal profile

Education/Academic qualification

Earth Sciences, PhD, University of Bristol

Sep 2008Sep 2012

External positions

ERC Postdoctoral Researcher , ETH Zurich

Sep 2012May 2017

Part-time Researcher, The Natural History Museum, London

Dec 2011Aug 2012

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Research Outputs

  • 478 Citations
  • 8 h-Index
  • 11 Article
  • 3 Meeting abstract
  • 1 Letter

An andesitic source for Jack Hills zircon supports onset of plate tectonics in the Hadean

Turner, S., Wilde, S., Wörner, G., Schaefer, B. & Lai, Y-C., 2019, (Submitted) In : Nature Communications.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mesosiderite formation on asteroid 4 Vesta by a hit-and-run collision

Haba, M. K., Wotzlaw, J-F., Lai, Y-J., Yamaguchi, A. & Schönbächler, M., Jul 2019, In : Nature Geoscience. 12, 7, p. 510-515 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Tracing upconversion nanoparticle penetration in human skin

Khabir, Z., Guller, A. E., Rozova, V. S., Liang, L., Lai, Y-J., Goldys, E. M., Hu, H., Vickery, K. & Zvyagin, A. V., 1 Dec 2019, In : Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces. 184, p. 1-11 11 p., 110480.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Chronology of formation of early solar system solids from bulk Mg isotope analyses of CV3 chondrules

    Chen, H-W., Claydon, J. L., Elliott, T., Coath, C. D., Lai, Y-J. & Russell, S. S., 15 Apr 2018, In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 227, p. 19-37 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Magnesium isotope evidence that accretional vapour loss shapes planetary compositions

    Hin, R. C., Coath, C. D., Carter, P. J., Nimmo, F., Lai, Y-J., von Strandmann, P. A. E. P., Willbold, M., Leinhardt, Z. M., Walter, M. J. & Elliott, T., 28 Sep 2017, In : Nature. 549, p. 511-515 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

    47 Citations (Scopus)