Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf

Surface Processes

Dr. Norbert Jordan
Phone:+49 351 260 - 2148
Email: n.jordanAthzdr.de
Address for visitors:Bautzner Landstraße 400
01328 Dresden
Postal address:POB 51 01 19
01314 Dresden
Germany

Scientific career

  • since 2008:
    Research Assistant at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR), Institute of Resource Ecology.
  • 2004 - 2008:
    Ph.D. Student at the French National Agency for the storage of RAdioactive Waste (ANDRA), Transfer Division, Châtenay-Malabry (92), France.
    In collaboration with the Laboratory of Radiochemistry, Analytical Sciences and Environment (LRSAE) (University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France) and the Laboratory of Chemistry-Physics and Microbiology for Environment (LCPME) (CNRS Laboratory in Villers-lès-Nancy, France).
  • 2001 - 2003:
    Master of Science in Molecular Chemistry, University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France.

Research interests

  • Development of thermodynamic databases for REE
  • Complexation of aqueous REE with inorganic ligands
  • Surface processes of actinides and fission products at liquid/solid interfaces by using advanced spectroscopic techniques (in situ ATR FT-IR, XAS, TRLFS, etc.)

Projects

Important publications

Peer-reviewed papers

  • R. Jain, N. Jordan, S. Tsushima, R. Hübner, S. Weiss, P.N.L. Lens, “Shape change of biogenic elemental selenium nanoparticles from nanospheres to nanorods decreases their colloidal stability”, Environmental Science: Nano (accepted).
  • S.E. Hellebrandt, S. Hofmann, N. Jordan, A. Barkleit, M. Schmidt, "Incorporation of Eu(III) into Calcite under Recrystallization conditions", Scientific Reports, 2016, 6 (Article number:33137), 1-10.
  • R. Jain, D. Dominic, N. Jordan, E.R. Rene, S. Weiss, E.D. van Hullebusch, R. Hübner, P.N.L. Lens. "Higher Cd adsorption on biogenic elemental selenium nanoparticles", Environmental Chemistry Letters, 2016, 14(3), 381-386.
  • R. Jain, D. Dominic, N. Jordan, E.R. Rene, S. Weiss, E.D. van Hullebusch, R. Hübner, P.N.L. Lens. "Preferential adsorption of Cu in a multi-metal mixture onto biogenic elemental selenium nanoparticles", Chemical Engineering Journal, 2016, 284, 917-925.
  • J. Kretzschmar, N. Jordan, E. Brendler, S. Tsushima, C. Franzen, H. Foerstendorf, M. Stockmann, K. Heim, V. Brendler. "Spectroscopic evidence for selenium(IV) dimerization in aqueous solution", Dalton Transactions, 2015, 44, 10508-10515.
  • R. Jain, M. Seder-Colomina, N. Jordan, P. Dessia, J. Cosmidis, E.D. van Hullebusch, S. Weiss, F. Farges, P.N.L. Lens. "Entrapped elemental selenium nanoparticles affect physicochemical properties of selenium fed activated sludge", Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2015, 295, 193-200.
  • R. Jain, N. Jordan, S. Weiss, H. Foerstendorf, K. Heim, R. Kacker, R. Hübner, H.J.M. Kramer, E.D. van Hullebusch, F. Farges, P.N.L. Lens. "Extracellular polymeric substances govern the surface charge of biogenic elemental selenium nanoparticles", Environmental Science & Technology, 2015, 49(3), 1713-1720.
  • R. Jain, N. Jordan, D. Schild, E. D. van Hullebusch, S. Weiss, C. Franzen, F. Farges, R. Hübner, P.N.L. Lens. "Adsorption of zinc by biogenic elemental selenium nanoparticles", Chemical Engineering Journal, 2015, 260, 855-863.
  • N. Jordan, A. Ritter, A. C. Scheinost S. Weiß, D. Schild, R. Hübner. "Selenium(IV) uptake by maghemite (γ-Fe2O3)", Environmental Science & Technology, 2014, 48(3), 1665-1674.
  • A. Sabau, Y. Pipon, N. Toulhoat, C. Lomenech, N. Jordan, N. Moncoffre, A. Barkleit, N. Marmier, V. Brendler, S. Surblé, E. Giffaut. "Interaction of Europium and Nickel with calcite studied by Rutherford Backscattering Spectrometry and Time-Resolved Laser Fluorescence Spectroscopy", Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 2014, 332, 111-116.
  • H. Foerstendorf, N. Jordan, K. Heim. "Probing the surface speciation of uranium (VI) on iron (hydr)oxides by in situ ATR FT-IR spectroscopy", Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2014, 416, 133-138.
  • N. Jordan, K. Müller, C. Franzen, V. Brendler. "Temperature impact on the sorption of selenium(VI) onto anatase", Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2013, 390, 170-175.
  • N. Jordan, A. Ritter, H. Foerstendorf, A. C. Scheinost, S. Weiß, K. Heim, J. Grenzer, A. Mücklich, H. Reuther. "Adsorption mechanism of selenium(VI) onto maghemite", Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 2013, 103, 63-75.
  • N. Jordan, H. Foerstendorf, S. Weiß, K. Heim, D. Schild, V. Brendler. "Sorption of Se(VI) onto anatase: macroscopic and microscopic characterization", Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 2011, 75, 1519-1530.
  • N. Jordan, C. Lomenech, N. Marmier, E. Giffaut, J.J. Ehrhardt. "Sorption of selenium(IV) onto magnetite in the presence of silicic acid", Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2009, 329(1), 17-23.
  • N. Jordan, N. Marmier, C. Lomenech, E. Giffaut, J.-J. Ehrhardt. "Competition between selenium(IV) and silicic acid on the hematite surface", Chemosphere, 2009, 75(1), 129-134.
  • N. Jordan, H. Michel, G. Barci-Funel. "Radiochemical procedure for the activation product, nickel 63, determination in environmental soft water samples with high Ca and Mg phosphate concentration", Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 2008, 275(2), 253-256.
  • N. Jordan, N. Marmier, C. Lomenech, E. Giffaut, J.J. Ehrhardt. "Sorption of silicates onto goethite, hematite and magnetite: experiments and modelling", Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2007, 312(2), 224-229.