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XIE Liewen
  Professor of Engineering
Highest Education  
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  Analytical Geochemistry
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  No.19 Beitucheng West Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100029, China

Education and Appointments:
  • 1984-1988. B.Sc. Chengdu University of Technology.   
  • 1999-2001. Ph.D. Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences.   
  • 1988-  working in Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
  • Otc.2009-Nov. 2009   Visiting scholar, Department of Geology, National Taiwan University
  • Jul. 2010-Otc. 2010  Visiting scholar, Department of Geology, University of California at Davis

Research Interests:
Analysis technique and its application
Public Services:


Supported Projects:
  1. "Research on accurate measurement technology of Zinc and samarium isotopic abundance".  (Grant No. 2006BAF06B07, 2007-2010) 
  2. "LA-MC-ICPMS in situ analysis method of Mg isotope composition of olivine". Grant No. ZC0802, 2008-2010) 
  3. "High-precision analysis method on Mg isotopic composition using MC-ICP-MS and its application on loess samples in Luochuan". (2013-2015) 
  4. "In situ analysis method of Magnesium isotopic composition of the mantle peridotite inclusion by Laser ablation MC-ICPMS". (Grant No. 40873009, 2008-2011 
  5. "LA- MC-ICPMS in situ analysis method of S and Fe isotopic component in the pyrite of hydrothermal gold deposits". (Grant No. 41473012, 2015 - 2019)

Selected Publication:


  1. Shao, W.Y.; Chung, S.L.; Chen, WS; Lee, H.Y.; Xie, L.W., 2015. Old continental zircons from a young oceanic arc, eastern Taiwan: Implications for Luzon subduction initiation and Asian accretionary orogeny. Geology, 6: 479-482. DOI: 10.1130/G36499.1 
  2. Huang, C.; Yang, Y.H.; Yang, J.H.; Xie, L.W, 2015. In situ simultaneous measurement of Rb-Sr/Sm-Nd or Sm-Nd/Lu-Hf isotopes in natural minerals using laser ablation multi-collector ICP-MS. JAAS, 30:994-1000. DOI: 10.1039/c4ja00449c 

  3. An, Y.J.; Wu, F ; Xiang, Y.X.; Nan, X.Y. ; Yu, X.; Yang, J.H.; Yu, H.M.; Xie, L.W.*; Huang, F.*, 2014. High-precision Mg isotope analyses of low-Mg rocks by MC-ICP-MS. Chem. Geo., 390:9-21. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2014.09.014 
  4. Yang, YH; Wu, FY; Yang, JH; Chew, DM; Xie, LW ; Chu, ZY; Zhang, YB; Huang, C,2014. Sr and Nd isotopic compositions of apatite reference materials used in U-Th-Pb geochronology. Chem. Geo., 385: 35-55. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2014.07.01 
  5. Yang, YH; Wu, FY; Li, Y; Yang, JH; Xie, LW; Liu, Y; Zhang, YB; Huang, C, 2014. In situ U-Pb dating of bastnaesite by LA-ICP-MS. JAAS. 29: 1017-1023. DOI: 10.1039/c4ja00001c 

  6. Chin, EJ; Lee, CTA; Tollstrup, DL; Xie, LW; Wimpenny, JB; Yin, QZ, 2013. On the origin of hot metasedimentary quartzites in the lower crust of continental arcs. EPSL. 361: 120-133. DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2012.11.031  
  7. Yang, YH; Wu, FY; Chu, ZY; Xie, LW; Yang, JH, 2013. High-precision simultaneous determination of Sm-147/Nd-144 and Nd-143/Nd-144 ratios in Sm-Nd mixtures using multi-collector inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry and its comparison to isotope dilution analysis. Spectrochimica Acta Part B-Atomic Spec., 80: 82-87. DOI: 10.1016/j.sab.2012.11.004 

  8. Xu, YG; Yang, QJ; Lan, JB; Luo, ZY; Huang, XL; Shi, YR; Xie, LW, 2012. Temporal-spatial distribution and tectonic implications of the batholiths in the Gaoligong-Tengliang-Yingjiang area, western Yunnan: Constraints from zircon U-Pb ages and Hf isotopes. JAES. 53: 151-175. DOI: 10.1016/j.jseaes.2011.06.018 
  9. Tollstrup, D. L., L.-W. Xie, J. B. Wimpenny, E. Chin, C.-T. Lee, and Q.-Z. Yin, 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, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 13:1-14, DOI:10.1029/2011GC004027.
  10. 孙金凤,杨进辉,吴福元,谢烈文,杨岳衡,刘志超,李献华,2012. 榍石原位微区LA-ICPMS U-Pb年龄测定. 科学通报. 57:1603-1615 

  11. Xie Lie-Wen, Yin Qing-Zhu, Yang Jin-Hui, Wu Fu-Yuan, Yang Yue-Heng, 2011. High precision analysis of Mg isotopic composition in olivine by laser ablation MC-ICP-MS. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry 26:1773-1780.  
  12. Xie Lie-Wen, Yang Jin-Hui, Wu Fu-Yuan, Yang Yue-Heng, Wilde Simon A., 2011. PbSL dating of garnet and staurolite: Constraints on the Paleoproterozoic crustal evolution of the Eastern Block, North China Craton. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 42:142-154.  
  13. Wang, Guiqin; Lin, Yangting;Liang, Xirong; Liu, Ying; Xie, Liewen; Yang, Yueheng; Tu, Xianglin, 2011. Separation of magnesium from meteorites and terrestrial silicate rocks for high-precision isotopic analysis using multiple collector-inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry 26:1878-1886.  
  14. Yang, Yue-Heng; Chu, Zhu-Yin; Wu, Fu-Yuan; Xie, Lie-Wen; Yang, Jin-Hui, 2011. Precise and accurate determination of Sm, Nd concentrations and Nd isotopic compositions in geological samples by MC-ICP-MS. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry 26:1237-1244.  

    Part articles before 2011 
  15. Yang, Yueheng; Wu, Fuyuan; Xie, Liewen; Zhang, Yanbin, 2010. High-Precision Measurements of the 143Nd/144Nd Isotope Ratio in Certified Reference Materials without Nd and Sm Separation by Multiple Collector Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry. Analytical Letters 43:142-150.  
  16. Xie Lie-Wen, Zhang Yan-Bin, Zhang Hui-Huang, Sun Jing-Feng and Wu Fu-Yuan, 2008, In situ simultaneous determination of trace elements, U-Pb and Lu-Hf isotopes in zircon and baddeleyite. Chinese Sci. Bull., 53 (10 ): 1565-1573. 
  17. Yang, Y. H., Sun, J. F., Xie, L. W., Fan, H. R., Wu, F, Y., 2008. In situ Nd isotopic measurement of geological samples by laser ablation. Chinese Sci. Bull., 53(7): 1062-1070. 
  18. Wu, F.Y., Yang, Y.H., Xie, L.W., Yang, J.H., Xu, P., 2006. Hf isotopic compositions of the standard zircons and baddeleyites used in U-Pb geochronology. Chem. Geol., 234: 105-126. 
  19. 谢烈文,杨进辉,杨岳衡,吴福元,2005MC-ICP-MS高精度测定Pb同位素比值,地球学报26(Sup.): 23  
  20. Xu P., Wu F..Y., Xie L.W. and Yang Y.H., 2004, Hf isotopic compositions of the standard zircons for U-Pb dating, Chinese Science Bulletin, 49(15):1642-1648 
  21. 谢烈文,侯泉林,阎欣等,2001ICP-MS分析通古斯大爆炸地区沉积物中超痕量铂族元素,岩矿测试202):88-90  
  22. Xie L.W., Hou Q.L., E. M. Kolesnikov and N.V. Kolesnikov, 2001, Geochemical evidence for the characteristic of the 1908 Tunguska explosion body in Siberia, Russia, Science in China (series D), 4411:1029-1037
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