Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf

Actinid chemistry of metall organics

Dr. Juliane März

Group leader "Metal organic actinide chemistry"


+49 351 260 3209, +49 351 260 2506




ORCID: 0000-0003-4960-3745


Bautzner Landstraße 400 - 01328 Dresden
, 850/120.1

Scientific career

  • Since 05/2022: Group leader "Metal organic actinide chemistry"
  • 2014-2022:
    Research associate at the Helmhotz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Institute of Resource Ecology
  • 2014:
    Ph.D.: "Carboxamide: Synthese, Komplexbildung und Struktur" TU Dresden, Chair of Inorganic Coordination Chemistry
  • 2009/09-11:
    Research associate at the University of Sydney
  • 2009:
    Diploma thesis: "Kationen- und Anionenkomplexe von β-Ketoamiden" TU Dresden, Chair of Special Inorganic Chemistry/ Coordination Chemistry

Research fields

  • Coordination chemistry low valent actinides (Th-Pu) with organic ligands
  • Investigation of isostructural complex series in solution and in solid state
  • Bonding analyses of the actinide complexes 


  • f-Char (BMBF, 02NUK059)


  • Since 2021: Supervision of the PhD Theses of Tamara Duckworth and Boseok Hong
  • Since 2017/18: Supervision of research internships and Master theses
  • Since 2016: Supervision of PhD students:



Fate of Oxidation States at Actinide Centers in Redox-Active Ligand Systems Governed by Energy Levels of 5f Orbitals

Takeyama, T.; Tsushima, S.; Gericke, R.; Kaden, P.; März, J.; Takao, K.

Gold-based Coronands as Hosts for M3+ Metal ions: Ring Size Matters

Sucena, S. F.; Demirer, T. I.; Baitullina, A.; Hagenbach, A.; Grewe, J.; Spreckelmeyer, S.; März, J.; Barkleit, A.; Maia, P. I. D. S.; Nguyen, H. H.; Abram, U.

Selective crystallization of a highly radiation-resistant isonicotinic acid-based metal-organic framework as a primary actinide waste form

Lv, K.; Patzschke, M.; März, J.; Kvashnina, K.; Schmidt, M.

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Neptunyl(VI) Nitrate Coordination Polymer with Bis(2-pyrrolidone) Linkers Highlighting Crystallographic Analogy and Solubility Difference in Actinyl(VI) Nitrates

Takeyama, T.; März, J.; Ono, R.; Tsushima, S.; Takao, K.

Crystal Structures of Ce(IV) Nitrates with Bis(2-pyrrolidone) Linker Molecules Deposited from Aqueous Solutions with Different HNO3 Concentrations

Ono, R.; Kazama, H.; März, J.; Tsushima, S.; Takao, K.


Comparative Analysis of Mononuclear 1:1 and 2:1 Tetravalent Actinide (U, Th, Np) Complexes: Crystal Structure, Spectroscopy, and Electrochemistry

Bansal, D.; Kaden, P.; Patzschke, M.; März, J.; Schmidt, M.

MOFs with 12-coordinate 5f-block metal centers

Lv, K.; Urbank, C.; Patzschke, M.; März, J.; Kaden, P.; Weiß, S.; Schmidt, M.

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Insights into the Electronic Structure of a U(IV) Amido and U(V) Imido Complex

Köhler, L.; Patzschke, M.; Bauters, S.; Vitova, T.; Butorin, S. M.; Kvashnina, K.; Schmidt, M.; März, J.; Stumpf, T.

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How 5f electron polarizability drives covalency and selectivity in actinide N-donor complexes

Köhler, L.; Patzschke, M.; Schmidt, M.; Stumpf, T.; März, J.

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An updated status and trends in actinide metal-organic frameworks (An-MOFs): from synthesis to application

Lyu, K.; Fichter, S.; Gu, M.; März, J.; Schmidt, M.

Coordination of Trivalent Lanthanum and Cerium, and Tetravalent Cerium and Actinides (An = Th(IV), U(IV), Np(IV)) by a 4-Phosphoryl 1H-Pyrazol-5-olate Ligand in Solution and the Solid State

Zhang, J.; Wenzel, M.; Schnaars, K.; Hennersdorf, F.; Schwedtmann, K.; März, J.; Roßberg, A.; Kaden, P.; Kraus, F.; Stumpf, T.; Weigand, J. J.

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Bonding Trends in Tetravalent Th–Pu Monosalen Complexes

Radoske, T.; März, J.; Patzschke, M.; Kaden, P.; Walter, O.; Schmidt, M.; Stumpf, T.

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A Molecular Octafluoridoneptunate(IV) anion in (NH₄)₄[NpF₈] and Theoretical Investigations of the [MF₈]₄-System (M = Th - Bk)

Scheibe, B.; Patzschke, M.; März, J.; Conrad, M.; Kraus, F.

Series of Tetravalent Actinide Amidinates: Structure Determination and Bonding Analysis.

Kloditz, R.; Fichter, S.; Kaufmann, S.; Brunner, T. S.; Kaden, P.; Patzschke, M.; Stumpf, T.; Roesky, P. W.; Schmidt, M.; März, J.

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Enantiomerically pure Tetravalent Neptunium Amidinates: Synthesis and Characterization

Fichter, S.; Kaufmann, S.; Kaden, P.; Brunner, T. S.; Stumpf, T.; Roesky, P. W.; März, J.

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Synthesis and crystal structures of transition metal(II) fluoridometallate(IV) hydrates of neptunium and plutonium: AIIMIVF₆∙3H₂O (AII = Mn, Zn; MIV = Np, Pu)

Scheibe, B.; März, J.; Schmidt, M.; Stumpf, T.; Kraus, F.

Synthesis, Structural, and Electronic Properties of K2PuVIO2(CO3)3(cr): An Environmentally Relevant Plutonium Carbonate Complex

Pidchenko, I.; März, J.; Hunault, M. O. J. Y.; Bauters, S.; Butorin, S. M.; Kvashnina, K.

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Systematic comparison of the structure of homoleptic tetradentate N₂O₂-type Schiff base complexes of tetravalent f-elements (M(IV) = Ce, Th, U, Np, and Pu) in solid state and in solution

Radoske, T.; Kloditz, R.; Fichter, S.; März, J.; Kaden, P.; Patzschke, M.; Schmidt, M.; Stumpf, T.; Walter, O.; Ikeda, A.

Crystallization of colourless hexanitratoneptunate(IV) with anhydrous H+ countercations trapped into hydrogen bond polymer with diamide linkers

Takao, K.; März, J.; Matsuoka, M.; Mashita, T.; Kazama, H.; Tsushima, S.


Coordination chemistry of f-block metal ions with ligands bearing bio-relevant functional groups

Götzke, L.; Schaper, G.; März, J.; Kaden, P.; Huittinen, N.; Stumpf, T.; Kammerlander, K. K. K.; Brunner, E.; Hahn, P.; Mehnert, A.; Kersting, B.; Henle, T.; Lindoy, L. F.; Zanoni, G.; Weigand, J. J.

Mixed-valent neptunium oligomer complexes based on cation-cation interactions

Schöne, S.; März, J.; Stumpf, T.; Ikeda-Ohno, A.


Synthesis and Characterization of Heterometallic Iron–Uranium Complexes with a Bidentate N-Donor Ligand (2,2′-Bipyridine or 1,10-Phenanthroline)

Schöne, S.; Radoske, T.; März, J.; Stumpf, T.; Ikeda-Ohno, A.

The {Np38} clusters: The missing link in the largest poly-oxo cluster series of tetravalent actinides

Martin, N. P.; Volkringer, C.; Roussel, P.; März, J.; Hennig, C.; Loiseau, T.; Ikeda-Ohno, A.

Synthesis and structural characterization of the first neptunium based metal-organic frameworks incorporating {Np6O8} hexanuclear cluster

Martin, N. P.; März, J.; Feuchter, H.; Duval, S.; Roussel, P.; Henry, N.; Petricek, V.; Ikeda-Ohno, A.; Loiseau, T.; Volkringer, C.

Uranium(VI) complexes with a calix[4]arene-based 8-hydroxyquinoline ligand: Thermodynamic and structural characterization based on calorimetry, spectroscopy, and liquid-liquid extraction

Bauer, A.; Jäschke, A.; Schöne, S.; Barthen, R.; März, J.; Schmeide, K.; Patzschke, M.; Kersting, B.; Fahmy, K.; Oertel, J.; Brendler, V.; Stumpf, T.


[UO2Cl2(phen)2], a Simple Uranium(VI) Compound with a Significantly Bent Uranyl Unit (phen = 1,10-phenanthroline)

Schöne, S.; Radoske, T.; März, J.; Stumpf, T.; Patzschke, M.; Ikeda-Ohno, A.

Synthesis of coordination polymers of tetravalent actinides (U and Np) with phthalate or mellitate ligand in aqueous medium

Martin, N. P.; März, J.; Volkringer, C.; Henry, N.; Hennig, C.; Ikeda-Ohno, A.; Loiseau, T.


Self-assembly of [2+2] Co(II) metallomacrocycles and Ni(II) metallogels with novel bis(pyridylimine) ligands

Kelly, N.; Gloe, K.; Doert, T.; Hennersdorf, F.; Heine, A.; März, J.; Schwarzenbolz, U.; Weigand, J. J.; Gloe, K.