ROBL Publications Radiochemistry


  1. Arab-Chapelet, B., Martin, P., Costenoble, S., Delahaye, T., Scheinost, A. C., Grandjean, S., and Abraham, F., 2016. Multiscale structural characterizations of Mixed U(IV)-An(III) Oxalates (An(III) = Pu or Am) combining XAS and XRD measurements. Dalton Trans. 45, 6909-6919.
  2. Aupiais, J., Bonin, L., Auwer, C. D., Moisy, P., Siberchicota, B., and Topina, S., 2016. On the use of speciation techniques and ab initio modelling to understand tetravalent actinide behavior in a biological medium: AnIVDTPA case. Dalton Trans. 45, 3759–3770.
  3. Bès, R., Rivenet, M., Solari, P. L., Kvashnina, K. O., Scheinost, A. C., and Martin, P. M., 2016. On the use of HERFD-XANES at the U L3 and M4-edges to determine the uranium valence state on [Ni(H2O)4]3[U(OH,H2O)(UO2)8O12(OH)3]. Inorg. Chem. 55, 4260-4270
  4. Brunner, J., Baburin, I. A., Sturm, S., Kvashnina, K., Rossberg, A., Pietsch, T., Andreev, S., Sturm, E., and Cölfen, H., 2016. Self-assembled magnetite mesocrystalline films: Toward structural evolution from 2D to 3D superlattices. Advanced Materials Interfaces, online available.
  5. Chollet, M., Martin, P., Degueldre, C., Poonoosamy, J., Belin, R. C., and Hennig, C., 2016. Neptunium characterization in uranium dioxide fuel: Combining a XAFS and a thermodynamic approach. J. Alloy Compd. 662, 448-454.
  6. Dumas, T., Guillaumont, D., Fillaux, C., Scheinost, A. C., Moisy, P., Petit, S., Shuh, D. K., Tyliszczak, T., and Den Auwer, C., 2016. The nature of chemical bonding in actinide and lanthanide ferrocyanides determined by X-ray absorption spectroscopy and density functional theory. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 18, 2887-95.
  7. Gregson, M., Lu, E., Tuna, F., McInnes, E. J. L., Hennig, C., Scheinost, A. C., McMaster, J., Lewis, W., Blake, A. J., Kerridge, A., and Liddle, S. T., 2016. Emergence of comparable covalency in isostructural cerium(IV)– and uranium(IV)–carbon multiple bonds. Chemical Science 7, 3286-3295.
  8. Iglesias, L., Walther, C., Medina, F., Holzer, A., Neumann, A., Lozano-Rodriguez, M. J., Alvarez, M. G., and Torapava, N., 2016. A comprehensive study on iodine uptake by selected LDH phases via coprecipitation, anionic exchange and reconstruction. J. Radioanal. Nucl. Ch. 307, 111-121.
  9. Kvashnina, K. O. and Scheinost, A. C., 2016. A Johann-type X-ray emission spectrometer at the Rossendorf beamline. J. Synchrotron Rad. 23, 836-841.
  10. Marques Fernandes, M., Scheinost, A. C., and Baeyens, B., 2016. Sorption of trivalent lanthanides and actinides onto montmorillonite: Macroscopic, thermodynamic and structural evidence for ternary hydroxo and carbonato surface complexes on multiple sorption sites. Water Research 99, 74-82.
  11. Moeyaert, P., Dumas, T., Guillaumont, D., Kvashnina, K., Sorel, C., Miguirditchian, M., Moisy, P., and Dufrêche, J.-F., 2016. Modeling and speciation of uranium (VI) and technetium (VII) co-extraction with DEHiBA. Inorg. Chem. 55, 6511–6519.
  12. Popa, K., Prieur, D., Manara, D., Naji, M., Vigier, J.-F., Martin, P. M., Blanco, O. D., Scheinost, A. C., Prüβmann, T., Vitova, T., Raison, P. E., Somers, J., and Koningsa, R. J. M., 2016. Further insights into the chemistry of the Bi–U–O system. Dalton Trans. 45, 7847-7855.
  13. Prieur, D., Lebreton, F., Caisso, M., Martin, P. M., Scheinost, A. C., Delahaye, T., and Manara, D., 2016. Melting behaviour of americium-doped uranium dioxide. J. Chem. Thermodyn. 97, 244–252.
  14. Smith, A. L., Martin, P., Prieur, D., Scheinost, A. C., Raison, P. E., Cheetham, A. K., and Konings, R. J. M., 2016. Structural properties and charge distribution of the sodium uranium, neptunium, and plutonium ternary oxides: A combined X-ray diffraction and XANES study. Inorg. Chem. 55, 1569−1579.
  15. Tamain, C., Dumas, T., Guillaumont, D., Hennig, C., and Guilbaud, P., 2016. First evidence of a water-soluble plutonium(IV) hexanuclear cluster. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., online available
  16. Vauchy, R., Belin, R. C., Robisson, A.-C., Lebreton, F., Aufore, L., Scheinost, A. C., and Martin, P. M., 2016. Actinide oxidation state and O/M ratio in hypostoichiometric uranium−plutonium−americium U0.750Pu0.246Am0.004O2−x mixed oxides. Inorg. Chem. 55, 2123−2132.


  1. Dulnee, S. and Scheinost, A. C., 2015. Interfacial reaction of SnII on mackinawite (FeS). J. Contam. Hydrol. 177-178, 183-193.
  2. Falaise, C., Volkringer, C., Hennig, C., and Loiseau, T., 2015. Ex-situ kinetic investigations of the formation of the poly-oxo cluster U38. Chemistry - A European Journal 21, 16654-16664.
  3. Froehlich, D. R., Skerencak-Frech, A., Bauer, N., Rossberg, A., and Panak, P. J., 2015. The pH dependence of Am(III) complexation with acetate: an EXAFS study. J. Synchrotron Rad. 22, 99-104.
  4. Froehlich, D. R., Skerencak-Frech, A., Kaplan, U., Koke, C., Rossberg, A., and Panak, P. J., 2015. An EXAFS spectroscopic study of Am(III) complexation with lactate. J. Synchrotron Rad. 22, 1469-1474.
  5. Gaillard, C., Boltoeva, M., Billard, I., Georg, S., Mazan, V., Ouadi, A., Ternova, D., and Hennig, C., 2015. Insights into the Mechanism of Extraction of Uranium (VI) from Nitric Acid Solution into an Ionic Liquid by using Tri-n-butyl phosphate. Chemphyschem 16, 2653-2662.
  6. Husar, R., Hübner, R., Hennig, C., Martin, P. M., Chollet, M., Weiss, S., Stumpf, T., Zänker, H., and Ikeda-Ohno, A., 2015. Intrinsic formation of nanocrystalline neptunium dioxide under neutral aqueous conditions relevant to deep geological repositories. Chemical Communications 51, 1301-1304.
  7. Husar, R., Weiss, S., Hennig, C., Hübner, R., Ikeda-Ohno, A., and Zänker, H., 2015. Formation of neptunium(IV)−silica colloids at near-neutral and slightly alkaline pH. Environ. Sci. Technol. 49, 665−671.
  8. Iglesias, L., Walther, C., Medina, F., Hoelzer, A., Neumann, A., Lozano-Rodriguez, M. J., Alvarez, M. G., and Torapava, N., 2015. A comprehensive study on iodine uptake by selected LDH phases via coprecipitation, anionic exchange and reconstruction. J Radioanal Nucl Ch.
  9. Krawczyk-Bärsch, E., Lütke, L., Moll, H., Bok, F., Steudtner, R., and Rossberg, A., 2015. A spectroscopic study on U(VI) biomineralization in cultivated Pseudomonas fluorescens biofilms isolated from granitic aquifers. Environmental Science and Pollution Research International 22, 4555-4565.
  10. Kretzschmar, J., Jordan, N., Brendler, E., Tsushima, S., Franzen, C., Foerstendorf, H., Stockmann, M., Heim, K., and Brendler, V., 2015. Spectroscopic evidence for selenium(IV) dimerization in aqueous solution. Dalton Trans. 44, 10508-10515.
  11. Lebreton, F., Horlait, D., Caraballo, R., Martin, P. M., Scheinost, A. C., Rossberg, A., Jégou, C., and Delahaye, T., 2015. Peculiar behavior of (U,Am)O2−δ compounds for high americium contents evidenced by XRD, XAS, and Raman spectroscopy. Inorg. Chem. 54, 9749–9760.
  12. Mesbah, A., Szenknect, S., Clavier, N., Lozano-Rodriguez, J., Poinssot, C., Auwer, C. D., Ewing, R. C., and Dacheux, N., 2015. Coffinite, USiO4, is abundant in nature: So why is it so difficult to synthesize? Inorg. Chem. 54, 6687–6696.
  13. Mueller, K., Groschel, A., Rossberg, A., Bok, F., Franzen, C., Brendler, V., and Foerstendorf, H., 2015. In situ Spectroscopic Identification of Neptunium(V) Inner-Sphere Complexes on the Hematite-Water Interface. Environ. Sci. Technol. 49, 2560-7.
  14. Noyau, S., Audubert, F., Martin, P. M., and Maitre, A., 2015. Influence of the oxygen potential on the sintering of UO2-45% PuO2. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 35, 3651-3663.
  15. Oberta, P., Kittler, M., Ac, V., Hrdy, J., Iragashi, N., Scheinost, A. C., and Uchida, Y., 2015. The influence of metallic brazing materials on the strain formation of internally water-cooled X-ray optics. J. Synchrotron Rad. 22, 342-7.
  16. Planer-Friedrich, B., Haertig, C., Lohmayer, R., Suess, E., McCann, S. H., and Oremland, R., 2015. Anaerobic chemolithotrophic growth of the haloalkaliphilic bacterium strain MLMS-1 by disproportionation of monothioarsenate. Environ. Sci. Technol. 49, 6554-6563.
  17. Prieur, D., Lebreton, F., Martin, P. M., Caisso, M., Butzbach, R., Somers, J., and Delahaye, T., 2015. Comparative XRPD and XAS study of the impact of the synthesis process on the electronic and structural environments of uranium-americium mixed oxides. J. Solid State Chem. 230, 8-13.
  18. Reitz, T., Rossberg, A., Barkleit, A., Steudtner, R., Selenska-Pobell, S., and Merroun, M. L., 2015. Spectroscopic study on uranyl carboxylate complexes formed at the surface layer of Sulfolobus acidocaldarius. Dalton Trans.
  19. Smith, A. L., Raison, P. E., Martel, L., Prieur, D., Charpentier, T., Wallez, G., Suard, E., Scheinost, A. C., Hennig, C., Martin, P., Kvashnina, K. O., Cheetham, A. K., and Konings, R. J. M., 2015. A new look at the structural properties of trisodium uranate Na3UO4. Inorg. Chem. 54, 3552-61.
  20. Vauchy, R., Robisson, A.-C., Belin, R. C., Martin, P. M., Scheinost, A. C., and Hodaj, F., 2015. Room-temperature oxidation of hypostoichiometric uraniumeplutonium mixed oxides U1-yPuyO2-x - A depth-selective approach. J. Nucl. Mater. 465, 349-357.
  21. Vauchy, R., Robisson, A.-C., Martin, P. M., Belin, R. C., Aufore, L., Scheinost, A. C., and Hodaj, F., 2015. Impact of the cation distribution homogeneity on the americium oxidation state in the U0.54Pu0.45Am0.01O2-x mixed oxide. J. Nucl. Mater. 456, 115-119.
  22. Vigier, J.-F., Martin, P. M., Martel, L., Prieur, D., Scheinost, A. C., and Somers, J., 2015. Structural Investigation of (U0.7Pu0.3)O2-x Mixed Oxides. Inorg. Chem. 54, 5358-65.
  23. Yalçıntaş, E., Gaona, X., Scheinost, A. C., Kobayashi, T., Altmaier, M., and Geckeis, H., 2015. Redox chemistry of Tc(VII)/Tc(IV) in dilute to concentrated NaCl and MgCl2 solutions. Radiochim. Acta 103, 57-72.


  1. Belle, C. J., Wesch, G. E., Neumeier, S., Lozano-Rodríguez, M. J., Scheinost, A. C., and Simon, U., 2014. Volume-doped cobalt titanates for ethanol sensing: An impedance and X-ray absorption spectroscopy study. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical B 192, 60-69.

  2. Boehler, R., Welland, M. J., Prieur, D., Cakir, P., Vitova, T., Pruessmann, T., Pidchenko, I., Hennig, C., Gueneaud, C., Konings, R. J. M., and Manara, D., 2014. Recent advances in the study of the UO2-PuO2 phase diagram at high temperatures. J. Nucl. Mater. 448, 330-339.

  3. Dulnee, S. and Scheinost, A. C., 2014. Surface Reaction of Sn(II) on Goethite (alpha-FeOOH): Surface Complexation, Redox Reaction, Reductive Dissolution, and Phase Transformation. Environ. Sci. Technol. 48, 9341-8.

  4. Guenther, A., Raff, J., Merroun, M. L., Rossberg, A., Kothe, E., and Bernhard, G., 2014. Interaction of U(VI) with Schizophyllum commune studied by microscopic and spectroscopic methods. Biometals 27, 775-785.

  5. Jordan, N., Ritter, A., Scheinost, A. C., Weiss, S., Schild, D., and Huebner, R., 2014. Selenium(IV) Uptake by Maghemite (g-Fe2O3). Environ. Sci. Technol. 48, 1665-1674.

  6. Labs, S., Hennig, C., Weiss, S., Curtius, H., Zaenker, H., and Bosbach, D., 2014. Synthesis of Coffinite, USiO4, and Structural Investigations of UxTh(1-x)SiO4 Solid Solutions. Environ. Sci. Technol. 48, 854-860.

  7. Lebreton, F., Martin, P. M., Horlait, D., Bes, R., Scheinost, A. C., Rossberg, A., Delahaye, T., and Blanchart, P., 2014. New Insight into Self-Irradiation Effects on Local and Long-Range Structure of Uranium-Americium Mixed Oxides (through XAS and XRD). Inorg. Chem. 53, 9531-40.

  8. Moll, H., Rossberg, A., Steudtner, R., Drobot, B., Mueller, K., and Tsushima, S., 2014. Uranium(VI) Chemistry in Strong Alkaline Solution: Speciation and Oxygen Exchange Mechanism. Inorg. Chem. 53, 1585-1593.

  9. Reitz, T., Rossberg, A., Barkleit, A., Selenska-Pobell, S., and Merroun, M. L., 2014. Decrease of U(VI) Immobilization Capability of the Facultative Anaerobic Strain Paenibacillus sp. JG-TB8 under Anoxic Conditions Due to Strongly Reduced Phosphatase Activity. PloS one 9, e102447-e102447.

  10. Rihs, S., Gaillard, C., Reich, T., and Kohler, S. J., 2014. Uranyl sorption onto birnessite: A surface complexation modeling and EXAFS study. Chem. Geo. 373, 59-70.

  11. Smith, A. L., Raison, P. E., Martel, L., Charpentier, T., Farnan, I., Prieur, D., Hennig, C., Scheinost, A. C., Konings, R. J. M., and Cheetham, A. K., 2014. A Na-23 Magic Angle Spinning Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, XANES, and High-Temperature X-ray Diffraction Study of NaUO3, Na4UO5, and Na2U2O7. Inorg. Chem. 53, 375-382.

  12. Soltermann, D., Marques Fernandes, M., Baeyens, B., Dahn, R., Joshi, P. A., Scheinost, A. C., and Gorski, C. A., 2014. Fe(II) Uptake on Natural Montmorillonites. I. Macroscopic and Spectroscopic Characterization. Environ. Sci. Technol. 48, 8688-97.

  13. Zanker, H. and Hennig, C., 2014. Colloid-borne forms of tetravalent actinides: A brief review. J. Contam. Hydrol. 157, 87-105.


  1. Belin, R. C., Martin, P. M., Léchelle, J., Reynaud, M., and Scheinost, A. C. (2013). Role of cation interactions in the reduction process in plutonium–americium mixed oxides. Inorganic Chemistry 52, 2966-2972.

  2. Carvajal-Nunez, U., Prieur, D., Janssen, A., Wiss, T., Cambriani, A., Vermorel, E., Scheinost, A., and Somers, J. (2013). Characterization of self-damaged (U,Pu)N fuel used in the NIMPHE program. Journal of Nuclear Materials 443, 491–496.

  3. Dahou, S., Hennig, C., Moisy, P., Petit, S., Scheinost, A. C., Subra, G., Vidaud, C., and Den Auwer, C. (2013). Short note on the hydrolysis and complexation of neptunium(IV) in HEPES solution. Radiochimica Acta 101, 367-372.

  4. Dulnee, S., Banerjee, D., Merkel, B. J., and Scheinost, A. C. (2013). Surface complexation and oxidation of SnII by nanomagnetite. Environmental Science & Technology 47, 12852–12859.

  5. Dumas, T., Charbonnel, M. C., Charushnikova, I. A., Conradson, S. D., Fillaux, C., Hennig, C., Philippe Moisy, Petit, S., Scheinost, A. C., Shuh, D. K., Tyliszczak, T., and Auwer, C. D. (2013). Multi-edge X-ray absorption spectroscopy of thorium, neptunium and plutonium hexacyanoferrate compounds. New Journal of Chemistry 37, 3003-3016.

  6. Gaona, X., Wieland, E., Tits, J., Scheinost, A. C., and Dähn, R. (2013). Np(V/VI) redox chemistry in cementitious systems: XAFS investigations on the speciation under anoxic and oxidizing conditions. Applied Geochemistry 28, 109-118.

  7. Gueckel, K., Rossberg, A., Mueller, K., Brendler, V., Bernhard, G., and Foerstendorf, H., 2013. Spectroscopic Identification of Binary and Ternary Surface Complexes of Np(V) on Gibbsite. Environ. Sci. Technol. 47, 14418-14425.

  8. Hennig, C., Ikeda-Ohno, A., Kraus, W., Weiss, S., Pattison, P., Emerich, H., Abdala, P., and Scheinost, A. C. (2013). Crystal structure and solution species of Ce(III) and Ce(IV) formates-from mononuclear to hexanuclear complexes. Inorganic Chemistry 52, 11734-11743.

  9. Hennig, C., Weiss, S., Banerjee, D., Brendler, E., Honkimäki, V., Cuello, G., Ikeda-Ohno, A., Scheinost, A. C., and Zänker, H. (2013). Solid-state properties and colloidal stability of thorium(IV)–silica nanoparticles. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 103, 197-212.

  10. Ikeda-Ohno, A., Hennig, C., Weiss, S., Yaita, T., and Bernhard, G. (2013). Hydrolysis of Tetravalent Cerium for a Simple Route to Nanocrystalline Cerium Dioxide: An In Situ Spectroscopic Study of Nanocrystal Evolution. Chemistry-a European Journal 19, 7348-7360.

  11. Jordan, N., Ritter, A., Foerstendorf, H., Scheinost, A. C., Weiss, S., Heim, K., Grenzer, J., Mucklich, A., and Reuther, H. (2013). Adsorption mechanism of selenium(VI) onto maghemite. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 103, 63-75.

  12. Kobayashi, T., Scheinost, A. C., Fellhauer, D., Gaona, X., and Altmaier, M. (2013). Redox behavior of Tc(VII)/Tc(IV) under various reducing conditions in 0.1 M NaCl solutions. Radiochimica Acta 101, 323-332.

  13. Lucks, C., Rossberg, A., Tsushima, S., Foerstendorf, H., Fahmy, K., and Bernhard, G. (2013). Formic acid interaction with the uranyl(VI) ion: structural and photochemical characterization. Dalton Transactions 42, 13584-13589.

  14. Mace, N., Wieland, E., Dähn, R., Tits, J., and Scheinost, A. C. (2013). EXAFS investigation on U(VI) immobilization in hardened cement paste: influence of experimental conditions on speciation. Radiochimica Acta 101, 379-389.

  15. Müller, K., Foerstendorf, H., Brendler, V., Rossberg, A., Karoline Stolze, and Gröschel, A. (2013). The surface reactions of U(VI) on γ-Al2O3 — In situ spectroscopic evaluation of the transition from sorption complexation to surface precipitation. Chemical Geology 357, 75–84.

  16. Prieur, D., Martin, P., Lebreton, F., Delahaye, T., Banerjee, D., Scheinost, A. C., and Jankowiak, A. (2013). Accommodation of multivalent cations in fluorite-type solid solutions: Case of Am-bearing UO2. Journal of Nuclear Materials 434, 7-16.

  17. Takao, K., Takao, S., Ikeda, Y., Bernhard, G., and Hennig, C. (2013). Uranyl-halide complexation in N,N-dimethylformamide: halide coordination trend manifests hardness of UO2 (2+). Dalton Transactions 42, 13101-13111.

  18. Veeramani, H., Scheinost, A. C., Monsegue, N., Qafoku, N. P., Kukkadapu, R., Newville, M., Lanzirotti, A., Pruden, A., Murayama, M., and Hochella Jr., M. F. (2013). Abiotic reductive immobilization of U(VI) by biogenic mackinawite. Environmental Science & Technology 47, 2361-2369.

  19. Wang, Y., Frutschi, M., Suvorova, E., Phrommavanh, V., Descostes, M., Osman, A. A. A., Geipel, G., and Bernier-Latmani, R. (2013). Mobile uranium(IV)-bearing colloids in a mining-impacted wetland. Nature Communications 4:2942.


  1. Chaumont A., Klimchuk O., Gaillard C., Billard I., Ouadi A., Hennig C., and Wipff G. (2012) Perrhenate complexation by uranyl in traditional solvents and in ionic liquids: A joint molecular dynamics/spectroscopic study. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 116, 3205−3219.

  2. Frohlich D. R., Amayri S., Drebert J., Grolimund D., Huth J., Kaplan U., Krause J., and Reich T. (2012) Speciation of Np(V) uptake by Opalinus Clay using synchrotron microbeam techniques. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 404, 2151-2162.

  3. Gaillard C., Klimchuk O., Ouadi A., Billard I., and Hennig C. (2012) Evidence for the formation of UO2(NO3)42- in an ionic liquid by EXAFS. Dalton Transactions 41, 5476-5479.

  4. Gezahegne W. A., Hennig C., Tsushima S., Planer-Friedrich B., Scheinost A. C., and Merkel B. J. (2012) EXAFS and DFT Investigations of Uranyl Arsenate Complexes in Aqueous Solution. Environ. Sci. Technol. 46, 2228-2233.

  5. Gueckel K., Rossberg A., Brendler V., and Foerstendorf H. (2012) Binary and ternary surface complexes of U(VI) on the gibbsite/water interface studied by vibrational and EXAFS spectroscopy. Chemical Geology 326-327, 27-35.

  6. Hennig C., Takao S., Takao K., Weiss S., Kraus W., Emmerling F., and Scheinost A. C. (2012) Structure and stability range of a hexanuclear Th(IV)-glycine complex. Dalton Transactions 41, 12818-12823.

  7. Huber F., Schild D., Vitova T., Rothe J., Kirsch R., and Schafer T. (2012) U(VI) removal kinetics in presence of synthetic magnetite nanoparticles. Geochim Cosmochim Ac 96, 154-173.

  8. Ikeda-Ohno A., Tsushima S., Hennig C., Yaita T., and Bernhard G. (2012) Dinuclear complexes of tetravalent cerium in an aqueous perchloric acid solution. Dalton Transactions 41, 7190-7192.

  9. Lucks C., Rossberg A., Tsushima S., Foerstendorf H., Scheinost A. C., and Bernhard G. (2012) Aqueous Uranium(VI) Complexes with Acetic and Succinic Acid: Speciation and Structure Revisited. Inorg. Chem. 51, 12288-12300.

  10. Marques Fernandes M., Baeyens B., Daehn R., Scheinost A. C., and Bradbury M. H. (2012) U(VI) sorption on montmorillonite in the absence and presence of carbonate: A macroscopic and microscopic study. Geochim Cosmochim Ac 93, 262–277.

  11. Martinavicius A., Abrasonis G., Scheinost A. C., Danoix R., Danoix F., Stinville J. C., Talut G., Templier C., Liedke O., Gemming S., and Moeller W. (2012) Nitrogen interstitial diffusion induced decomposition in AISI 304L austenitic stainless steel. Acta Materialia 60, 4065-4076.

  12. Prieur D., Martin P. M., Lebreton F., Delahaye T., Jankowiak A., Laval J.-P., Scheinost A. C., Dehaudt P., and Blanchart P. (2012) Alpha self-irradiation effect on the local structure of the U0.85Am0.15O2+x solid solution. J Solid State Chem 194, 206-211.

  13. Saeki M., Sasaki Y., Nakai A., Ohashi A., Banerjee D., Scheinost A. C., and Foerstendorf H. (2012) Structural study on 2,2′-(methylimino)bis(N,N-dioctylacetamide) complex with Re(VII)O4− and Tc(VII)O4− by 1H NMR, EXAFS, and IR Spectroscopy. Inorg. Chem. 51, 5814–5821.

  14. Takao K., Takao S., Scheinost A. C., Bernhard G., and Hennig C. (2012) Formation of Soluble Hexanuclear Neptunium(IV) Nanoclusters in Aqueous Solution: Growth Termination of Actinide(IV) Hydrous Oxides by Carboxylates. Inorg. Chem. 51, 1336-1344.

  15. Takao K., Tone Y., Hennig C., Inoue S., and Tsubomura T. (2012) Simplest homoleptic metal-centered tetrahedrons, [M(OH2)4]2+, in 1-Ethyl-3-methylimidazolium tetrafluoroborate ionic liquid (M = Co,Ni, Cu). Inorg. Chem. 51, 4850−4854.


  1. Barkleit A., Foerstendorf H., Li B., Rossberg A., Moll H., and Bernhard G. (2011) Coordination of uranium(VI) with functional groups of bacterial lipopolysaccharide studied by EXAFS and FT-IR spectroscopy. Dalton Transactions 40, 9868-9876.

  2. Dreissig I., Weiss S., Hennig C., Bernhard G., and Zänker H. (2011) Formation of uranium(IV)-silica colloids at near-neutral pH. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 75, 352-367.

  3. Dupouy G., Bonhoure I., Conradson S. D., Dumas T., Hennig C., Le Naour C., Moisy P., Petit S., Scheinost A. C., Simoni E., and Den Auwer C. (2011) Local structure in americium and californium hexacyanoferrates – Comparison with their lanthanide analogues. European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 1560-1569.

  4. Gaona X., Daehn R., Tits J., Scheinost A. C., and Wieland E. (2011) Uptake of Np(IV) by C-S-H phases and cement paste: an EXAFS study. Environmental Science & Technology 45, 8765–8771.

  5. Heberling F., Scheinost A. C., and Bosbach D. (2011) Formation of a ternary neptunyl(V) biscarbonato inner-sphere sorption complex inhibits calcite growth rate. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology 124, 50-56.

  6. Kirsch R., Fellhauer D., Altmaier M., Neck V., Rossberg A., Fanghänel T., Charlet L., and Scheinost A. C. (2011) Oxidation state and local structure of plutonium reacted with magnetite, mackinawite and chukanovite. Environmental Science & Technology 45, 7267–7274.

  7. Merroun M., Nedelkova M., Ojeda J. J., Reitz T., Fernandez M., Arias J. M., M. R.-G., and Selenska-Pobell S. (2011) Bio-precipitation of uranium by two bacterial isolates recovered from extreme environments as estimated by potentiometric titration, TEM and X-ray absorption spectroscopic analyses. Journal of Hazardous Materials 197, 1-10.

  8. Planer-Friedrich B. and Scheinost A. C. (2011) Formation and structural characterization of thioantimony species and their natural occurrence in geothermal waters. Environmental Science & Technology 45, 6855-6863.

  9. Prieur D., Martin P. M., Jankowiak A., Gavilan E., Scheinost A. C., Herlet N., Dehaudt P., and Blanchart P. (2011) Local structure and charge distribution in mixed uranium-americium oxides: Effects of oxygen potential and Am content. Inorganic Chemistry 50, 12437–12445.

  10. Reitz T., Merroun M. L., Rossberg A., Steudtner R., and Selenska-Pobell S. (2011) Bioaccumulation of U(VI) by Sulfolobus acidocaldarius under moderate acidic conditions. Radiochimica Acta 99, 543-553.

  11. Sobolev O., Cuello G. J., Scheinost A. C., Johnson M. R., Nikitenko S., Le Forestier L., Brendle J., and Charlet L. (2011) The short-range order of ions in clay minerals: Sm(3+) coordination. Physica Status Solidi A-Applications and Materials Science 208, 2293-2298.

  12. Voegelin A., Jacquat O., Pfister S., Barmettler K., Scheinost A. C., and Kretzschmar R. (2011) Time-dependent changes of Zn speciation in four soils contaminated with zincite or sphalerite. Environmental Science & Technology 45, 255-261.


  1. Breynaert, E.; Scheinost, A. C.; Dom, D.; Rossberg, A.; Vancluysen, J.; Gobechiya, E.; Kirschhock, C. E. A.; Maes, A. Reduction of Se(IV) in Boom Clay: XAS solid phase speciation. Environmental Science & Technology 2010, 44, 6649-6655.

  2. Burkhart, E.-M.; Akobi, D. M.; Bischoff, S.; Sitte, J.; Kostka, J. E.; Banerjee, D.; Scheinost, A. C.; Küsel, K. Impact of biostimulated redox processes on metal dynamics in an iron-rich creek soil of a former uranium mining area. Environmental Science & Technology 2010, 44, 177-183.

  3. Chakraborty, S.; Boivin, F. F.; Banerjee, D.; Scheinost, A. C.; Mullet, M.; Ehrhardt, J.-J.; Brendle, J.; Vidal, L.; Charlet, L. U(VI) Sorption and Reduction by Fe(II) Sorbed on Montmorillonite. Environmental Science & Technology 2010, 44, 3779–3785.

  4. Chave, T.; Nikitenko, S. I.; Scheinost, A. C.; Berthon, C.; Arab-Chapelet, B.; Moisy, P. First Synthesis of Uranyl Aluminate Nanoparticles. Inorg. Chem. 2010, 49, 6381-6383.

  5. Gaillard, C.; Chaumont, A.; Billard, I.; Hennig, C.; Ouadi, A.; Georg, S.; Wipff, G. Competitive Complexation of Nitrates and Chlorides to Uranyl in a Room Temperature Ionic Liquid. Inorg. Chem. 2010, 49, 6484-6494.

  6. Galbis, E.; Hernández-Cobos, J.; Den Auwer, C.; Le Naour, C.; Guillaumont, D.; Simoni, E.; Pappalardo, R. R.; Marcos, E. S. Solving the Hydration Structure of the Heaviest Actinide Aqua Ion Known: The Californium(III) Case. Angewandte Chemie-International Edition 2010, 49, 3811-3815.

  7. Hennig, C.; Ikeda-Ohno, A.; Emmerling, F.; Kraus, W.; Bernhard, G. Comparative investigation of the solution species [U(CO3)5]6- and the crystal structure of Na6[U(CO3)5] 12H2O. Dalton Transactions 2010, 39, 3744-3750.

  8. Hennig, C.; Skanthakumar, S.; Soderholm, L. Double photoexcitation of 2p and 4f electrons in curium. J. Electron. Spectrosc. Relat. Phenom. 2010, 180, 17-20.

  9. Jankowski, U.; Merroun, M. L.; Selenska-Pobell, S.; Fahmy, K. S-Layer protein from Lysinibacillus sphaericus JG-A12 as matrix for Au-III sorption and Au-nanoparticle formation. Spectroscopy-an International Journal 2010, 24, 177-181.

  10. Jeanson, A.; Ferrand, M.; Funke, H.; Hennig, C.; Moisy, P.; Solari, P. L.; Vidaud, C.; Den Auwer, C. The role of transferrin in actinide(IV) uptake: Comparison with iron(III). Chemistry-a European Journal 2010, 16, 1378-1387.

  11. Mendes, M.; Hamadi, S.; Le Naour, C.; Roques, J.; Jeanson, A.; Den Auwer, C.; Moisy, P.; Topin, S.; Aupiais, J.; Hennig, C.; Di Giandomenico, M. V. Thermodynamical and Structural Study of Protactinium(V) Oxalate Complexes in Solution. Inorg. Chem. 2010, 49, 9962-9971.

  12. Planer-Friedrich, B.; E., S.; Scheinost, A. C.; Wallschlaeger, D. Arsenic speciation in sulfidic waters: Reconciling contradictory spectroscopic and chromatographic evidence. Anal. Chem. 2010, 82, 10228–10235.

  13. Reitz, T.; Merroun, M. L.; Rossberg, A.; Selenska-Pobell, S. Interactions of Sulfolobus acidocaldarius with uranium. Radiochimica Acta 2010, 98, 249-257.

  14. Rossberg, A.; Funke, H. Determining the radial pair distribution function from X-ray absorption spectra by use of the Landweber iteration method. Journal of Synchrotron Radiation 2010, 17, 280-288.

  15. Sitte, J.; Akob, D. M.; Kaufmann, C.; Finster, K.; Banerjee, D.; Burkhardt, E.-M.; Kostka, J. E.; Scheinost, A. C.; Büchel, G.; Küsel, K. Microbial Links between Sulfate Reduction and Metal Retention in Uranium- and Heavy Metal-Contaminated Soil. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 2010, 76, 3143-3152.

  16. Takao, K.; Kato, M.; Takao, S.; Nagasawa, A.; Bernhard, G.; Hennig, C.; Ikeda, Y. Molecular Structure and Electrochemical Behavior of Uranyl(VI) Complex with Pentadentate Schiff Base Ligand: Prevention of Uranyl(V) Cation-Cation Interaction by Fully Chelating Equatorial Coordination Sites. Inorg. Chem. 2010, 49, 2349-2359.

  17. Takao, K.; Takao, S.; Scheinost, A. C.; Bernhard, G.; Hennig, C. In situ spectroelectrochemical investigation of Pt(II/IV) oxidation in aqueous solution using X-ray absorption spectroscopyIn situ spectroelectrochemical investigation of Pt(II/IV) oxidation in aqueous solution using X-ray absorption spectroscopy. Inorg. Chim. Acta 2010, 363, 802-806.

  18. Vogel, M.; Günther, A.; Rossberg, A.; Li, B.; Bernhard, G.; Raff, J. Biosorption of U(VI) by the green algae Chlorella vulgaris in dependence of pH value and cell activity. Sci. Total Environ. 2010, 409, 384-395.


  1. Belin R. C., Martin P. M., Valenza P. J., and Scheinost A. C. (2009) Experimental insight into the radiation resistance of zirconia-based americium ceramics. Inorg Chem 48, 5376-5381.

  2. Bonin L., Guillaumont D., Jeanson A., Auwer C. D., Grigoriev M., Berthet J.-C., C. Hennig, Scheinost A., and Moisy P. (2009) Thermodynamics and structure of actinide(IV) complexes with nitrilotriacetic acid. Inorg Chem 48, 3943-3953.

  3. Breynaert, E., Kirschhock, C. E. A., and Maes, A., 2009. EXAFS and DFT: Evidence for the [Tc=O]2+ core. Dalton Trans., 9398-9401.

  4. Dardenne, K., Seibert, A., Denecke, M. A., and Marquardt, C. M., 2009. Plutonium(III,IV,VI) speciation in Gorleben groundwater using XAFS. Radiochim. Acta 97, 91-97.
  5. Di Giandomenico, M. V., Le Naour, C., Simoni, E., Gulliaumont, D., Moisy, P., Hennig, C., Conradson, C., and Den Auwer, C., 2009. Structure of early actinides(V) in acidic solutions. Radiochim. Acta 97, 347-353.
  6. Geissler, A., Merroun, M., Geipel, G., Reuther, H., and Selenska-Pobell, S., 2009. Biogeochemical changes induced in uranium mining waste pile samples by uranyl nitrate treatments under anaerobic conditions. Geobiology 7, 282-294.

  7. Hattori T., Saito T., Ishida K., Scheinost A. C., Tsuneda T., Nagasaki S., and Tanaka S. (2009) The structure of monomeric and dimeric uranyl adsorption complexes on gibbsite: A combined DFT and EXAFS study. Geochim Cosmochim Ac 73, 5975-5988.

  8. Hennig C., Ikeda-Ohno A., Tsushima S., and Scheinost A. C. (2009) The sulfate coordination of Np(IV), Np(V), and Np(VI) in aqueous solution. Inorg Chem 48, 5350-5360.

  9. Hiemstra T., van Riemsdijk W. H., Rossberg A., and Ulrich K.-U. (2009) A surface structural model for ferrihydrite II: Adsorption of uranyl and carbonate. Geochim Cosmochim Ac 73(15), 4437-4451.

  10. Ikeda-Ohno A., Hennig C., Tsushima S., Scheinost A. C., Bernhard G., and Yaita T. (2009) Speciation and structural study of U(IV) and -(VI) in perchloric and nitric acid solutions. Inorg Chem 48, 7201-7210.

  11. Ikeda-Ohno, A., Tsushima, S., Takao, K., Rossberg, A., Funke, H., Scheinost, A. C., Bernhard, G., Yaita, T., and Hennig, C., 2009. Neptunium carbonato complexes in aqueous solution: An electrochemical, spectroscopic, and quantum chemical study. Inorg. Chem. 48, 11779–11787.

  12. Jeanson A., Berthon C., Coantic S., Den Auwer C., Floquet N., Funke H., Guillaneux D., Hennig C., Martinez J., Moisy P., Petit S., Proux O., Quemeneur E., Solari P. L., and Subra G. (2009) The role of aspartyl-rich pentapeptides in comparative complexation of actinide(IV) and iron(III). Part 1. New J Chem 33, 976-985.

  13. Livi K. J. T., Senesi G., Scheinost A. C., and Sparks D. L. (2009) A microscopic examination of nanosized mixed Ni-Al hydroxide surface precipitates on pyrophyllite. Environ Sci Technol 43, 1299–1304.

  14. Martin P. M., Belin R. C., Valenza P. J., and Scheinost A. C. (2009) EXAFS study of the structural phase transition in the americium zirconate pyrochlore. J Nucl Mater 385, 126–130.

  15. Missana T., Alonso U., Scheinost A. C., Granizo N., and García-Gutiérrez M. (2009) Selenite retention by nanocrystalline magnetite: Role of adsorption, reduction and dissolution/co-precipitation processes. Geochim Cosmochim Ac 73, 6205-6217.

  16. Nockemann P., Thijs B., Lunstroot K., Parac-Vogt T. N., Gorller-Walrand C., Binnemans K., Van Hecke K., Van Meervelt L., Nikitenko S., Daniels J., Hennig C., and Van Deun R. (2009) Speciation of rare-earth metal complexes in ionic liquids: A multiple-technique approach. Chemistry-a European Journal 15, 1449-1461.

  17. Rossberg A., Ulrich K.-U., Weiss S., Tsushima S., Hiemstra T., and Scheinost A. C. (2009) Identification of uranyl surface complexes on ferrihydrite: Advanced EXAFS data analysis and CD-MUSIC modeling. Environ Sci Technol 43, 1400–1406.

  18. Seco F., Hennig C., Pablo J. d., Rovira M., Rojo I., Mart V., Gimnez J., Duro L., Griv M., and Bruno J. (2009) Sorption of Th(IV) onto iron corrosion products: EXAFS study. Environ Sci Technol 43, 2825–2830.

  19. Sornein M. O., Mendes M., Cannes C., Le Naour C., Nockemann P., van Hecke K., van Meervelt L., Berthet J. C., and Hennig C. (2009) Coordination environment of [UO2Br4]2- in ionic liquids and crystal structure of [Bmim]2[UO2Br4]. Polyhedron 28, 1281-1286.

  20. Suess E., Scheinost A. C., Bostick B. C., Merkel B. J., Wallschlaeger D., and Planer-Friedrich B. (2009) Discrimination of thioarsenites and thioarsenates by x-ray absorption spectroscopy. Analytical Chemistry 81, 8318–8326.

  21. Takao K., Takao S., Scheinost A. C., Bernhard G., and Hennig C. (2009) Complex formation and molecular structure of neptunyl(VI) and -(V) acetates. Inorg Chem 48, 8803–8810.

  22. Takao K., Tsushima S., Takao S., Scheinost A. C., Bernhard G., Ikeda Y., and Hennig C. (2009) X-ray absorption fine structures of uranyl(V) complexes in a nonaqueous solution. Inorg Chem 48, 9602–9604.

  23. Takao S., Takao K., Kraus W., Emmerling F., Scheinost A. C., Bernhard G., and Hennig C. (2009) First hexanuclear UIV and ThIV formate complexes – Structure and stability range in aqueous solution. European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 32, 4771-4775.


  1. Abrasonis G., Scheinost A. C., Zhou S., Torres R., Gago R., Jimenez I., Kuepper K., Potzger K., Krause M., Kolitsch A., Moller W., Bartkowski S., Neumann M., and Gareev R. R. (2008) X-ray spectroscopic and magnetic investigation of C : Ni nanocomposite films grown by ion beam cosputtering. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 112, 12628-12637.

  2. Bossé E., Auwer C. D., Berthon C., Guilbaud P., Grigoriev M. S., Nikitenko S., Naour C. L., Cannes C., and Moisy P. (2008) Solvation of UCl62- anionic complex by MeBu3N+, BuMe2Im+, and BuMeIm+ cations. Inorg Chem 47, 5746-5755.

  3. Hennig C., Ikeda A., Schmeide K., Brendler V., Moll H., Tsushima S., Scheinost A. C., Skanthakumar S., Wilson R., Soderholm L., Servaes K., Gorrler-Walrand C., and Van Deun R. (2008) The relationship of monodentate and bidentate coordinated uranium(VI) sulfate in aqueous solution. Radiochim Acta 96, 607-611.

  4. Hennig C., Kraus W., Emmerling F., Ikeda A., and Scheinost A. C. (2008) Coordination of a uranium(IV) sulfate monomer in an aqueous solution and in the solid state. Inorg Chem 47, 1634-1638.

  5. Hennig C., Le Naour C., and Den Auwer C. (2008) Double photoexcitation involving 2p and 4f electrons in L3-edge x-ray absorption spectra of protactinium. Phys Rev B 77(235102), 235102 1-6.

  6. Hennig C., Servaes K., Nockemann P., Van Hecke K., Van Meervelt L., Wouters J., Fluyt L., Gorller-Walrand C., and Van Deun R. (2008) Species distribution and coordination of uranyl chloro complexes in acetonitrile. Inorg Chem 47(8), 2987-2993.

  7. Ikeda A., Hennig C., Rossberg A., Tsushima S., Scheinost A. C., and Bernhard G. (2008) Structural determination of individual chemical species in a mixed system by iterative transformation factor analysis-based x-ray absorption spectroscopy combined with UV-visible absorption and quantum chemical calculation. Analytical Chemistry 80, 1102-1110.

  8. Ikeda-Ohno A., Hennig C., Rossberg A., Funke H., Scheinost A. C., Bernhard G., and Yaita T. (2008) Electrochemical and complexation behavior of neptunium in aqueous perchlorate and nitrate solutions. Inorg Chem 47, 8294-8305.

  9. Kirsch R., Scheinost A. C., Rossberg A., Banerjee D., and Charlet L. (2008) Reduction of antimony by nano-particulate magnetite and mackinawite. Mineralogical Magazine 72, 185-189.

  10. Krepelova A., Reich T., Sachs S., Drebert J., and Bernhard G. (2008) Structural characterization of U(VI) surface complexes on kaolinite in the presence of humic acid using EXAFS spectroscopy. J Colloid Interf Sci 319, 40-47.

  11. Loyo R. L. d. A., Nikitenko S. I., Scheinost A. C., and Simonoff M. (2008) Immobilization of selenite on Fe3O4 and Fe/FeC3 ultrasmall particles. Environ Sci Technol 42, 2451-2456.

  12. Merroun, M. L. and Selenska-Pobell, S., 2008. Bacterial interactions with uranium: An environmental perspective. J. Contam. Hydrol. 102, 285-295.

  13. Montes-Hernandez G., Fernández-Martínez A., Charlet L., Renard F., Scheinost A. C., and Bueno M. (2008) Synthesis of a Se0/calcite composite using hydrothermal carbonation of Ca(OH)2 coupled to a complex selenocystine fragmentation. Crystal Growth & Design 8, 2497-2504.

  14. Scheinost A. C. and Charlet L. (2008) Selenite reduction by mackinawite, magnetite and siderite: XAS characterization of nanosized redox products. Environ Sci Technol 42, 1984–1989.

  15. Scheinost A. C., Kirsch R., Banerjee D., Fernandez-Martinez A., Zaenker H., Funke H., and Charlet L. (2008) X-ray absorption and photoelectron spectroscopy investigation of selenite reduction by FeII-bearing minerals. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology 102, 228-245.

  16. Vigier N., Den Auwer C., Fillaux C., Maslennikov A., Noel H., Roques J., Shuh D. K., Simoni E., Tyliszczak T., and Moisy P. (2008) New data on the structure of uranium monocarbide. Chemistry of Materials 20, 3199-3204.


  1. Billard I., Gaillard C., and Hennig C. (2007) Dissolution of UO2, UO3 and of some lanthanide oxides in Bumim Tf2N: effect of acid and water and formation of UO2(NO3)3. Dalton Transactions, 4214-4221.

  2. Charlet L., Scheinost A. C., Tournassat C., Greneche J. M., Géhin A., Fernández-Martínez A., Coudert S., Tisserand D., and Brendle J. (2007) Electron transfer at the mineral/water interface: Selenium reduction by ferrous iron sorbed on clay. Geochim Cosmochim Ac 71, 5731-5749.

  3. Creamer N. J., Mikheenko I. P., Yong P., Deplanche K., Sanyahumbi D., Wood J., Pollman K., Merroun M. L., Selenska-Pobell S., and Macaskie L. E. (2007) Novel supported Pd hydrogenation bionanocatalyst for hybrid homogeneous/heterogeneous catalysis. Catalysis Today 128, 80-87.

  4. El Aamrani S., Gimenez J., Rovira M., Seco F., Grive M., Bruno J., Duro L., and de Pablo J. (2007) A spectroscopic study of uranium(VI) interaction with magnetite. Applied Surface Science 253, 8794-8797.

  5. Fillaux C., Berthet J. C., Conradson S. D., Guilbaud P., Guillaumont D., Hennig C., Moisy P., Roques J., Simoni E., Shuh D. K., Tyliszczak T., Castro-Rodriguez I., and Den Auwer C. (2007) Combining theoretical chemistry and XANES multi-edge experiments to probe actinide valence states. Comptes Rendus Chimie 10(10-11), 859-871.

  6. Funke H., Chukalina M., and Scheinost A. C. (2007) A new FEFF-based wavelet for EXAFS data analysis. J Synchrotron Radiat 14, 426-432.

  7. Gaillard C., Chaumont A., Billard I., Hennig C., Ouadi A., and Wipff G. (2007) Uranyl coordination in ionic liquids: The competition between ionic liquid anions, uranyl counterions and Cl- anions investigated by EXAFS, UV-vis spectroscopies and molcular dynamics simulations. Inorg Chem 46, 4815.

  8. Ghabbour E. A., Scheinost A. C., and Davies G. (2007) XAFS studies of cobalt(II) binding by solid peat and soil-derived humic acids and plant-derived humic acid-like substances. Chemosphere 67, 285-291.

  9. Hennig C. (2007) Evidence for double-electron excitations in the L3-edge x-ray absorption spectra of actinides. Phys Rev B 75(035120), 035120-1 - 035120-7.

  10. Hennig C., Schmeide K., Brendler V., Moll H., Tsushima S., and Scheinost A. C. (2007) EXAFS investigation of U(VI), U(IV), and Th(IV) sulfato complexes in aqueous solution. Inorg Chem 46, 5882 - 5892.

  11. Ikeda A., Hennig C., Tsushima S., Takao K., Ikeda Y., Scheinost A. C., and Bernhard G. (2007) Comparative study of uranyl(VI) and -(V) carbonato complexes in an aqueous solution. Inorg Chem 46(10), 4212-4219.

  12. Jroundi F., Merroun M. L., Arias J. M., Rossberg A., Selenska-Pobell S., and González-Muñoz M. T. (2007) Spectroscopic and microscopic characterization of uranium biomineralization in Myxococcus xanthus. Geomicrobiology Journal 24, 441-449.

  13. Martin P., Grandjean S., Valot C., Carlot G., Ripert M., Blanc P., and Hennig C. (2007) XAS study of (U1-yPuy)O2 solid solutions. J Alloy Compd 444, 410-414.

  14. Merroun M., Rossberg A., Hennig C., Scheinost A. C., and Selenska-Pobell S. (2007) Spectroscopic characterization of gold nanoparticles formed by cells and S-layer protein of Bacillus sphaericus JG-A12. Materials Science & Engineering C-Biomimetic and Supramolecular Systems 27, 188-192.

  15. Nedelkova M., Merroun M. L., Rossberg A., Hennig C., and Selenska-Pobell S. (2007) Microbacterium isolates from the vicinity of a radioactive waste depository and their interactions with uranium. Fems Microbiology Ecology 59, 694-705.

  16. Nikitenko S. I., Hennig C., Grigoriev M. S., Le Naour C., Cannes C., Trubert D., Bossé E., Berthon C., and Moisy P. (2007) Structural and spectroscopic studies of the complex [BuMeIm]2[UCl6] in the solid state and in hydrophobic room temperature ionic liquid [BuMeIm][Tf2N]. Polyhedron 26, 3136-3142.

  17. Opel K., Weiss S., Hubener S., Zanker H., and Bernhard G. (2007) Study of the solubility of amorphous and crystalline uranium dioxide by combined spectroscopic methods. Radiochim Acta 95, 143-149.

  18. Servaes K., Hennig C., Billard I., Gaillard C., Binnemans K., Görler-Walrand C., and Van Deun R. (2007) Speciation of uranyl complexes in acetonitrile and in the ionic liquid 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium bis(trifluoromethylsulfonyl)imide. European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 5120-5126.

  19. Soldatov A. V., Lamoen D., Konstantinovic M. J., Berghe S. V. d., Scheinost A. C., and Verwerft M. (2007) Local structure and oxidation state of uranium in some ternary oxides: X-ray absorption analysis. J Solid State Chem 180, 54-61.

  20. Tsushima S. (2007) Hydration and water-exchange mechanism of the UO22+ ion revisited: The validity of the “n + 1” model. J. Phys. Chem. A 111, 3613-3617.

  21. Tsushima S., Rossberg A., Ikeda A., Müller K., and Scheinost A. C. (2007) Stoichiometry and structure of uranyl (VI) hydroxo dimer and trimer complexes in aqueous solution. Inorg Chem 46, 10819-10826.



  1. Vulpius D., Geipel G., Baraniak L., Rossberg A., and Bernhard G. (2006) Complex formation of uranium(VI) with 4-hydroxy-3-methoxybenzoic acid and related compounds. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 270, 661-667.

  2. Ulrich K. U., Rossberg A., Foerstendorf H., Zanker H., and Scheinost A. C. (2006) Molecular characterization of uranium(VI) sorption complexes on iron(III)-rich acid mine water colloids. Geochim Cosmochim Ac 70, 5469-5487.

  3. Stumpf S., Stumpf T., Dardenne K., Hennig C., Foerstendorf H., Klenze R., and Fanghanel T. (2006) Sorption of Am(III) onto 6-line- ferrihydrite and its alteration products: Investigations by EXAFS. Environ Sci Technol 40, 3522-3528.

  4. Schmeide K., Reich T., Sachs S., and Bernhard G. (2006) Plutonium(III) complexation by humic substances studied by X-ray absorption fine structure spectroscopy. Inorganica Chimica Acta 359, 237-242.

  5. Scheinost A. C., Rossberg A., Vantelon D., Xifra I., Kretzschmar R., Leuz A. K., Funke H., and Johnson C. A. (2006) Quantitative antimony speciation in shooting-range soils by EXAFS spectroscopy. Geochim Cosmochim Ac 70, 3299-3312.

  6. Pollmann K., Merroun M., Raff J., Hennig C., and Selenska-Pobell S. (2006) Manufacturing and characterization of Pd nanoparticles formed on immobilized bacterial cells. Letters in Applied Microbiology 43, 39-45.

  7. Poineau F., Fattahi M., Den Auwer C., Hennig C., and Grambow B. (2006) Speciation of technetium and rhenium complexes by in situ XAS-electrochemistry. Radiochim Acta 94, 283-289.

  8. Montavon G., Hennig C., Janvier P., and Grambow B. (2006) Comparison of complexed species of Eu in alumina-bound and free polyacrylic acid: A spectroscopic study. J Colloid Interf Sci 300, 482-490.

  9. Moll H., Merroun M. L., Hennig C., Rossberg A., Selenska-Pobell S., and Bernhard G. (2006) The interaction of Desulfovibrio äspöensis DSM 10631T with plutonium. Radiochim Acta 94, 815-824.

  10. Merroun M., Nedelkova M., Rossberg A., Hennig C., and Selenska-Pobell S. (2006) Interaction mechanisms of bacterial strains isolated from extreme habitats with uranium. Radiochim Acta 94, 723-729.

  11. Fahmy K., Merroun M., Pollmann K., Raff J., Savchuk O., Hennig C., and Selenska-Pobell S. (2006) Secondary structure and Pd-(II) coordination in S-layer proteins from Bacillus sphaericus studied by infrared and x-ray absorption spectroscopy. Biophysical Journal 91, 996-1007.

  12. Deschanels X., Picot V., Glorieux B., Jorion F., Peuget S., Roudil D., Jegou C., Broudic V., Cachia J. N., Advocat T., Den Auwer C., Fillet C., Coutures J. P., Hennig C., and Scheinost A. (2006) Plutonium incorporation in phosphate and titanate ceramics for minor actinide containment. J Nucl Mater 352, 233-240.

  13. Cachia J. N., Deschanels X., Den Auwer C., Pinet O., Phalippou J., Hennig C., and Scheinost A. (2006) Enhancing cerium and plutonium solubility by reduction in borosilicate glass. J Nucl Mater 352, 182-189.



  1. Walter M., Arnold T., Geipel G., Scheinost A., and Bernhard G. (2005) An EXAFS and TRLFS investigation on uranium(VI) sorption to pristine and leached albite surfaces. J Colloid Interf Sci 282, 293-305.

  2. Voegelin A., Pfister S., Scheinost A. C., Marcus M. A., and Kretzschmar R. (2005) Changes in zinc speciation in a field soil after contamination with zinc oxide. Environ Sci Technol 39, 6616-6623.

  3. Vantelon D., Lanzirotti A., Scheinost A. C., and Kretzschmar R. (2005) Spatial distribution and speciation of lead around corroding bullets in a shooting range soil studied by micro-X-ray fluorescence and absorption spectroscopy. Environ Sci Technol 39, 4808-4815.

  4. Servaes K., Hennig C., Van Deun R., and Gorller-Walrand C. (2005) Structure of UO2Cl4 2- in acetonitrile. Inorg Chem 44, 7705-7707.

  5. Schumacher M., Christl I., Scheinost A., Jacobsen C., and Kretzschmar R. (2005) Heterogeneity of water-dispersible soil colloids investigated by Scanning Transmission X-ray Microscopy and C-1s XANES micro-spectroscopy. Environ Sci Technol 39, 9094-9100.

  6. Schmeide K., Reich T., Sachs S., Brendler V., Heise K.-H., and Bernhard G. (2005) Neptunium(IV) complexation by humic substances studied by X-ray absorption fine structure spectroscopy. Radiochim Acta 93, 187-196.

  7. Scheinost A. C., Rossberg A., Marcus M., Pfister S., and Kretzschmar R. (2005) Quantitative zinc speciation in soil with XAFS spectroscopy: Evaluation of iterative transformation factor analysis. Physica Scripta T115, 1038-1040.

  8. Sachs S., Schmeide K., Reich T., Brendler V., Heise K. H., and Bernhard G. (2005) EXAFS study on the neptunium(V) complexation by various humic acids under neutral pH conditions. Radiochim Acta 93, 17-25.

  9. Rossberg A. and Scheinost A. C. (2005) Three-dimensional modeling of EXAFS spectral mixtures by combining Monte Carlo simulations and target transformation factor analysis. Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 383, 56-66.

  10. Rossberg A. and Scheinost A. C. (2005) Linking Monte-Carlo Simulation and Target Transformation Factor Analysis: A novel tool for the EXAFS analysis of mixtures. Physica Acta T115, 912-914.

  11. Merroun M. L., Raff J., Rossberg A., Hennig C., Reich T., and Selenska-Pobell S. (2005) Complexation of uranium by cells and S-layer sheets of Bacillus sphaericus JG-A12. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 71, 5532-5543.

  12. Llorens I., Den Auwer C., Moisy P., Ansoborlo E., Vidaud C., and Funke H. (2005) Neptunium uptake by serum transferrin. Febs Journal 272, 1739-1744.

  13. Le Naour C., Trubert D., Di Giandomenico M. V., Fillaux C., Den Auwer C., Moisy P., and Hennig C. (2005) First structural characterization of a protactinium(V) single oxo bond in aqueous media. Inorg Chem 44, 9542-9546.

  14. Kunicke M., Kamensky I. Y., Babanov Y. A., and Funke H. (2005) Efficient determination of optimal regularization parameter for inverse problem in EXAFS spectroscopy. Physica Scripta T115, 237-239.

  15. Hennig C., Tutschku J., Rossberg A., Bernhard G., and Scheinost A. C. (2005) Comparative EXAFS investigation of uranium(VI) and -(IV) aquo chloro complexes in solution using a newly developed spectroelectrochemical cell. Inorg Chem 44, 6655-6661.

  16. Hennig C., Reich T., Kraus W., Reck G., Prokert F., and Schell N. (2005) Combining EXAFS and X-ray powder diffraction to solve structures containing heavy atoms. Physica Scripta T115, 352-355.

  17. Gaillard C., El Azzi A., Billard I., Bolvin H., and Hennig C. (2005) Uranyl complexation in fluorinated acids (HF, HBF4, HPF6, HTf2N): A combined experimental and theoretical study. Inorg Chem 44, 852-861.

  18. Funke H., Scheinost A. C., and Chukalina M. (2005) Wavelet analysis of extended X-ray absorption fine structure data. Physical Review B 71, 094110.

  19. Funke H., Chukalina M., and Rossberg A. (2005) Wavelet analysis of extended x-ray absorption fine structure data. Physica Scripta T115, 232-234.

  20. Denecke M. A., Rossberg A., Panak P. J., Weigl M., Schimmelpfennig B., and Geist A. (2005) Characterization and comparison of Cm(III) and Eu(III) complexed with 2,6-di(5,6-dipropyl-1,2,4-triazin-3-yl)pyridine using EXAFS, TRFLS, and quantum-chemical methods. Inorg Chem 44, 8418-8425.

  21. Den Auwer C., Llorens I., Moisy P., Vidaud C., Goudard F., Barbot C., Solari P. L., and Funke H. (2005) Actinide uptake by transferrin and ferritin metalloproteins. Radiochim Acta 93, 699-703.

  22. Amayri S., Reich T., Arnold T., Geipel G., and Bernhard G. (2005) Spectroscopic characterization of alkaline earth uranyl carbonates. J Solid State Chem 178, 567-577.



  1. Stumpf T., Hennig C., Bauer A., Denecke M. A., and Fanghanel T. (2004) An EXAFS and TRLFS study of the sorption of trivalent actinides onto smectite and kaolinite. Radiochim Acta 92, 133-138.

  2. Maes A., Geraedts K., Bruggeman C., Vancluysen J., Rossberg A., and Hennig C. (2004) Evidence for the interaction of technetium colloids with humic substances by X-ray absorption spectroscopy. Environ Sci Technol 38, 2044-2051.

  3. Livens F. R., Jones M. J., Hynes A. J., Charnock J. M., Mosselmans J. F. W., Hennig C., Steele H., Collison D., Vaughan D. J., Pattrick R. A. D., Reed W. A., and Moyes L. N. (2004) X-ray absorption spectroscopy studies of reactions of technetium, uranium and neptunium with mackinawite. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity 74, 211-219.

  4. Koban A., Geipel G., Rossberg A., and Bernhard G. (2004) Uranyl(VI) complexes with sugar phosphates in aqueous solution. Radiochim Acta 92, 903-908.

  5. Chukalina M. V., Dubrovskii Y. V., and Funke H. (2004) Wavelet analysis and its application in tunneling and x-ray spectroscopy. Low Temperature Physics 30, 930-936.

  6. Chukalina M., Golosio B., Simonovici A., and Funke H. (2004) X-ray tomography: How to evaluate the reconstruction quality? Spectrochim. Acta B 59, 1755-1758.

  7. Amayri S., Arnold T., Reich T., Foerstendorf H., Geipel G., Bernhard G., and Massanek A. (2004) Spectroscopic characterization of the uranium carbonate andersonite Na2Ca UO2(CO3)3 x 6H2O. Environ Sci Technol 38, 6032-6036.



  1. Walter M., Arnold T., Reich T., and Bernhard G. (2003) Sorption of uranium(VI) onto ferric oxides in sulfate-rich acid waters. Environ Sci Technol 37, 2898-2904.

  2. Schmeide K., Sachs S., Bubner M., Reich T., Heise K. H., and Bernhard G. (2003) Interaction of uranium(VI) with various modified and unmodified natural and synthetic humic substances studied by EXAFS and FTIR spectroscopy. Inorganica Chimica Acta 351, 133-140.

  3. Rossberg A., Reich T., and Bernhard G. (2003) Complexation of uranium(VI) with protocatechuic acid - application of iterative transformation factor analysis to EXAFS spectroscopy. Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 376, 631-638.

  4. Roberts D. R., Scheinost A. C., and Sparks D. L. (2003) Zinc speciation in contaminated soils combining direct and indirect characterization methods. In Geochemical and Hydrological Reactivity of Heavy Metals in Soils (ed. H. M. Selim and W. L. Kingery), pp. 187-227. CRC Press.

  5. Moll H., Geipel G., Reich T., Bernhard G., Fanghanel T., and Grenthe I. (2003) Uranyl(VI) complexes with alpha-substituted carboxylic acids in aqueous solution. Radiochim Acta 91, 11-20.

  6. Merroun M., Hennig C., Rossberg A., Reich T., and Selenska-Pobell S. (2003) Characterization of U(VI)-Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans complexes using EXAFS, transmission electron microscopy, and energy-dispersive X-ray analysis. Radiochim Acta 91, 583-591.

  7. Martin P., Ripert M., Petit T., Reich T., Hennig C., D'Acapito F., Hazemann J. L., and Proux O. (2003) A XAS study of the local environments of cations in (U, Ce)O2. J Nucl Mater 312, 103-110.

  8. Lomenech C., Simoni E., Drot R., Erhardt J.-J., and Mielczarski J. (2003) Sorption of uranium(IV) species on zircon: structural investigation of the solid/solution interface. Colloids and Interface Science 261, 221-232.

  9. Hennig C., Reck G., Reich T., Rossberg A., Kraus W., and Sieler J. (2003) EXAFS and XRD investigations of zeunerite and meta-zeunerite. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie 218, 37-45.

  10. Gunther A., Bernhard G., Geipel G., Reich T., Rossberg A., and Nitsche H. (2003) Uranium speciation in plants. Radiochim Acta 91, 319-328.

  11. Den Auwer C., Drot R., Simoni E., Conradson S. D., Gailhanou M., and Mustre de Leon J. (2003) Grazing incidence XAFS spectroscopy of uranyl sorbed onto TiO2 rutile surfaces. New J Chem 27, 648-655.

  12. Dahn R., Scheidegger A. M., Manceau A., Schlegel M. L., Baeyens B., Bradbury M. H., and Chateigner D. (2003) Structural evidence for the sorption of Ni(II) atoms on the edges of montmorillonite clay minerals: A polarized X-ray absorption fine structure study. Geochim Cosmochim Ac 67, 1-15.



  1. Zänker H., Moll H., Richter W., Brendler V., Hennig C., Reich T., Kluge A., and Hüttig G. (2002) The colloid chemistry of acidic rock drainage solution from an abandoned Zn-Pb-Ag mine. Appl. Geochem. 17, 633-648.

  2. Vichot L., Ouvrard G., Montavon G., Fattahi M., Musikas C., and Grambow B. (2002) XAS study of technetium(IV) polymer formation in mixed sulphate/chloride media. Radiochim Acta 90, 575-579.

  3. Tsushima S., Uchida Y., and Reich T. (2002) A theoretical study on the structures of UO2(CO3)34-, Ca2UO2(CO3)30, and Ba2UO2(CO3)30. Chemical Physics Letters 357, 73-77.

  4. Toraishi T., Farkas I., Szabó Z., and Grenthe I. (2002) Complexation of Th(IV) and various lanthanides(III) by glycolic acid; potentiometric, 13C-NMR and EXAFS studies. Journal of Chemical Society, Dalton Transactions 20, 3805-3812.

  5. Panak P. J., Knopp R., Booth C. H., and Nitsche H. (2002) Spectroscopic studies on the interaction of U(VI) with Bacillus sphaericus. Radiochim Acta 90, 779-783.

  6. Panak P. J., Booth C. H., Caulder D. L., Bucher J. J., Shuh D. K., and Nitsche H. (2002) X-ray absorption fine structure spectroscopy of plutonium complexes with Bacillus sphaericus. Radiochim Acta 90, 315-321.

  7. Ordonez-Regil E., Drot R., Simoni E., and Ehrhardt J. J. (2002) Sorption of uranium(VI) onto lanthanum phosphate surfaces. Langmuir 18, 7977-7984.

  8. Moyes L. N., Jones M. J., Reed W. A., Livens F. R., Charnock J. M., Mosselmans J. F. W., Hennig C., Vaughan D. J., and Pattrick R. A. D. (2002) An X-ray absorption spectroscopy study of neptunium(V) reactions with mackinawite (FeS). Environ Sci Technol 36, 179-183.

  9. Merroun M., Hennig C., Rossberg A., Geipel G., Reich T., and Selenska-Pobell S. (2002) Molecular and atomic analysis of uranium complexes formed by three eco-types of Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans. Biochem Soc T 30, 669-672.

  10. Hennig C., Reich T., Dahn R., and Scheidegger A. M. (2002) Structure of uranium sorption complexes at montmorillonite edge sites. Radiochim Acta 90, 653-657.

  11. Geraedts K., Bruggeman C., Maes A., Van Loon L. R., Rossberg A., and Reich T. (2002) Evidence for the existence of Tc(IV) - humic substance species by X-ray absorption near-edge spectroscopy. Radiochim Acta 90, 879-884.

  12. Dähn R., Scheidegger A. M., Manceau A., Curti E., Baeyens B., Bradbury M. H., and Chateignert D. (2002) Th uptake on montmorillonite: a powder and polarized extended x-ray absorption fine structure (EXAFS) study. J Colloid Interf Sci 249, 8-21.

  13. Dardenne K., Schäfer T., Lindqvist-Reis P., Denecke M. A., Plaschke M., Rothe J., and Kim J. I. (2002) Low temperature XAFS investigation on the lutetium binding changes during the 2-line ferrihydrite alteration process. Environ Sci Technol 36, 5092-5099.



  1. Vallet V., Wahlgren U., Schimmelpfennig B., Moll H., Szabo Z., and Grenthe I. (2001) Solvent effects on uranium(VI) fluoride and hydroxide complexes studied by EXAFS and quantum chemistry. Inorg Chem 40, 3516-3525.

  2. Semon L., Boehme C., Billard I., Hennig C., Lutzenkirchen K., Reich T., Rossberg A., Rossini I., and Wipff G. (2001) Do perchlorate and triflate anions bind to the uranyl cation in an acidic aqueous medium? A combined EXAFS and quantum mechanical investigation. Chemphyschem 2, 591-598.

  3. Seifert S., Kunstler J. U., Gupta A., Funke H., Reich T., Pietzsch H. E., Alberto R., and Johannsen B. (2001) Reactivity of technetium(I) thioether carbonyl complexes towards histidine - An EXAFS study in solution. Inorganica Chimica Acta 322, 79-86.

  4. Reich T., Rossberg A., Hennig C., and Reich G. (2001) Characterization of chromium complexes in chrome tannins, leather, and gelatin using extended X-ray absorption fine structure (EXAFS) spectroscopy. J. Am. Leather Chem. Assoc. 96, 133-147.

  5. Hennig C., Reich T., Funke H., Rossberg A., Rutsch M., and Bernhard G. (2001) EXAFS as a tool for bond-length determination in the environment of heavy atoms. J Synchrotron Radiat 8, 695-697.

  6. Hennig C., Panak P. J., Reich T., Rossberg A., Raff J., Selenska-Pobell S., Matz W., Bucher J. J., Bernhard G., and Nitsche H. (2001) EXAFS investigation of uranium(VI) complexes formed at Bacillus cereus and Bacillus sphaericus surfaces. Radiochim Acta 89, 625-631.

  7. Grenthe I. (2001) On the structure of Np(VI) and Np(VII) species in alkaline solution studied by EXAFS and quantum chemical methods. J. Phys. Chem. A 105, 11441-11445.

  8. Funke H., Bernhard G., Claussner J., Jansen K., Matz W., Nitsche H., Oehme W., Reich T., and Rollig D. (2001) Technical description of the radiological safety system for X- ray absorption spectroscopy experiments on radioactive samples at the Rossendorf Beamline. Kerntechnik 66, 195-201.

  9. Dardenne K., Schaefer T., Denecke M. A., Rothe J., and Kim J. I. (2001) Identification and characterization of sorbed lutetium species on 2-line ferrihydrite by sorption data modeling, TRLFS and EXAFS. Radiochim Acta 89, 469-479.

  10. Bernhard G., Geipel G., Reich T., Brendler V., Amayri S., and Nitsche H. (2001) Uranyl(VI) carbonate complex formation: Validation of the Ca2UO2(CO3)(3)(aq.) species. Radiochim Acta 89, 511-518.



  1. Szabo Z., Moll H., and Grenthe I. (2000) Structure and dynamics in the complex ion (UO2)2(CO3)(OH)3-. J Chem Soc Dalton, 3158-3161.

  2. Seifert S., Kunstler J. U., Gupta A., Funke H., Reich T., Hennig C., Rossberg A., Pietzsch H. J., Alberto R., and Johannsen B. (2000) EXAFS analyses of technetium(I) carbonyl complexes - stability studies in solutions. Radiochim Acta 88, 239-245.

  3. Rossberg A., Baraniak L., Reich T., Hennig C., Bernhard G., and Nitsche H. (2000) EXAFS structural analysis of aqueous uranium(VI) complexes with lignin degradation products. Radiochim Acta 88, 593-597.

  4. Reich T., Bernhard G., Geipel G., Funke H., Hennig C., Rossberg A., Matz W., Schell N., and Nitsche H. (2000) The Rossendorf Beam Line ROBL - a dedicated experimental station for XAFS measurements of actinides and other radionuclides. Radiochim Acta 88, 633-637.

  5. Moll H., Reich T., and Szabo Z. (2000) The hydrolysis of dioxouranium(VI) investigated using EXAFS and O-17-NMR. Radiochim Acta 88, 411-415.

  6. Moll H., Reich T., Hennig C., Rossberg A., Szabo Z., and Grenthe I. (2000) Solution coordination chemistry of uranium in the binary UO22+-SO42- and the ternary UO22+-SO42--OH- system. Radiochim Acta 88, 559-566.



  1. Wahlgren U., Moll H., Grenthe I., Schimmelpfennig B., Maron L., Vallet V., and Gropen O. (1999) Structure of uranium(VI) in strong alkaline solutions. A combined theoretical and experimental investigation. J Phys Chem A 103, 8257-8264.

  2. Moll H., Denecke M. A., Jalilehvand F., Sandstrom M., and Grenthe I. (1999) Structure of the aqua ions and fluoride complexes of uranium(IV) and thorium(IV) in aqueous solution an EXAFS study. Inorg Chem 38, 1795-1799.

  3. Matz W., Schell N., Bernhard G., Prokert F., Reich T., Claussner J., Oehme W., Schlenk R., Dienel S., Funke H., Eichhorn F., Betzl M., Prohl D., Strauch U., Huttig G., Krug H., Neumann W., Brendler V., Reichel P., Denecke M. A., and Nitsche H. (1999) ROBL - a CRG beamline for radiochemistry and materials research at the ESRF. J Synchrotron Radiat 6, 1076-1085.

  4. Lukens W. W., Allen P. G., Bucher J. J., Edelstein N. N., Hudson E. A., Shuh D. K., Reich T., and Andersen R. A. (1999) Structures of substituted-cyclopentadienyl uranium(III) dimers and related uranium metallocenes deduced by EXAFS. Organometallics 18, 1253-1258.

  5. Hudson E. A., Terminello L. J., Viani B. E., Denecke M., Reich T., Allen P. G., Bucher J. J., Shuh D. K., and Edelstein N. M. (1999) The structure of U6+ sorption complexes on vermiculite and hydrobiotite. Clay Clay Miner 47, 439-457.

  6. Denecke M. A., Bublitz D., Kim J. I., Moll H., and Farkes I. (1999) EXAFS investigation of the interaction of hafnium and thorium with humic acid and Bio-Rex70. J Synchrotron Radiat 6, 394-396.