Peer-reviewed publications

(in reverse chronological order)

Published and in-press


Groopman E., Zinner E., Amari S., Gyngard F., Hoppe P., Jadhav M., Lin Y., Xu Y., Marhas K., Nittler L.R. (2015) Inferred initial 26Al/27Al ratios in presolar stardust grains from supernovae are higher than previously estimatedThe Astrophysical Journal, 809, 31


Jadhav M., Zinner E., Amari S., Pignatari M., Herwig F., and Gallino R. (2014) Presolar graphite grains and their stellar origins: A review. Proceedings of “XIII Nuclei in the Cosmos”, Debrecen, July 7-11, 2014. Proceedings of Science, PoS (NIC XIII) 004


Jadhav M., Pignatari M., Herwig F., Zinner E., Gallino R., and Huss G.R. (2013) Relics of ancient post-AGB stars in a primitive meteorite. The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 777: L27.

Zinner E. and Jadhav M. (2013) Isochrons in presolar graphite grains from Orgueil. The Astrophysical Journal , 768:100.

Croat T.K., Berg T., Bernatowicz T.,  E. Groopman, and Jadhav M. (2013) Refractory metal nuggets within presolar graphite: First condensates from a circumstellar environment. Meteoritics and Planetary Science 48, Nr 4, 686-699.

Jadhav M., Zinner E., Amari S., Maruoka T., Marhas K.K., and Gallino R. (2013) Multi-element isotopic analyses of presolar graphite grains from Orgueil. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 113, 193-224.


Gallino R., Straniero O., Zinner E., Jadhav M., Piersanti L., Cristallo S., and Bisterzo S. (2011) Nucleosynthesis origin of PG 1159 stars, Sakurai’s object and of rare subclasses of presolar grains. Proc. Why Galaxies Care About AGB Stars II., Shining Examples and Common Inhabitants (Eds F. Kerschbaum, T. Lebzelter, R. F. Wing) Astron. ASP Conf. Ser. 445, 143-147.


Jadhav M., Amari S., Marhas K.K., Zinner E., Maruoka T., and Gallino R. (2008) New stellar sources for high-density, presolar graphite grains. The Astrophysical Journal, 682, 1479-1485.


Zinner E., Amari S., and Jadhav M. (2006) On the stellar sources of presolar graphite. Proceedings of the International Symposium “Nuclei in the Cosmos – IX”, CERN, Geneva, June 25-30, 2006. Proceedings of Science, PoS (NIC-IX) 019

Jadhav M., Amari S., Zinner E., and Maruoka T. (2006) Isotopic Analysis of presolar graphite grains from Orgueil. New Astronomy Reviews. 50, 591-595.

Manuscripts in preparation

Jadhav M., Savina M.R., Jokela S., Elam J., Huss G.R., and Zinner E. Zr and Ba isotopic compositions of high-density graphite grains from Orgueil. To be submitted to Meteoritics and Planetary Science.

Heck P. R., Jadhav M., Meier M. M. M., Amari S., Zinner E., Baur H., and Wieler R. Radiogenic and nucleosynthetic neon-22 from individual presolar Orgueil graphites. To be submitted to Meteoritics and Planetary Science.

Croat T.K., Jadhav M., Bernatowicz T., Fedkin A.V., and Grossman L. Condensation of all predicted carbonaceous phases observed within a single supernova graphite. To be submitted to The Astrophysical Journal.