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Foto: Geo PET ©Copyright: HZDR/André KünzelmannScientists around the globe continue to address the question of how safe nuclear waste repositories can be established. The high significance of this research was also specified in the Federal Government’s 6th Energy Research Program. The research conducted by the HZDR scientists is designed to protect people and the environment from the hazards associated with radioactivity entering into the bio and geosphere. In order to predict precisely the possible dispersion of radionuclides in the environment and at potential nuclear waste repository sites, researchers need to know much more about these highly complex processes.

For example, it is a particular challenge to improve the understanding and knowledge of the biologically influenced transportation of long-lived radionuclides in the geosphere and their behavior in such diverse biosystems as bacteria, plants or the human organism. This is the only way to avoid environmental hazards and health risks. The following questions are of primary interest in this context: What happens at the interface of bio- and geosystems? How do radionuclides behave in diverse biosystems? When do they enter the food chain? The scientists seek to answer these and other questions to meet their objective: Making better predictions on the safety of potential nuclear waste repository sites.

The quality of these predictions for nuclear waste repositories essentially depends on the availability of the necessary data. That is why the HZDR researchers are partners in the THEREDA project which fosters and promotes the creation of a comprehensive, quality-assured data bank for potential nuclear waste repository sites.


  • Better understanding of the processes for the long-term safety analysis of nuclear repositories in deep geological formations
  • Developing new equipment systems to gain a better understanding of the processes for dispersing radionuclides in the bio- and geosystems at the molecular and cellular level
  • Determination of data for the long-term safety analysis of nuclear repositories

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  • Alcalde, J.; Carbonell, R.; Pospiech, S. et al.
    Preface: State of the art in mineral exploration
    Solid Earth 13(2022), 1161-1168 (10.5194/se-13-1161-2022)
  • Lagrange, T.; Pan, Z.; Bártová, B. et al.
    Uranium reduction by magnetite – mechanism of UO2 formation monitored by STEM, SAED and EELS
    Microscopy and Microanalysis 28(2022)Suppl. 1, 2444-2446 (10.1017/S1431927622009370)
  • Rodriguez Hernandez, D. M.; Mayordomo, N.; Parra-Puerto, A. et al.
    Exploring the Reduction Mechanism of ⁹⁹Tc(VII) in NaClO₄: A Spectro-Electrochimical Approach
    Inorganic Chemistry 61(2022)26, 10159-10166 (10.1021/acs.inorgchem.2c01278)
  • Bollermann, T.; Yuan, T.; Kulenkampff, J. et al.
    Pore network and solute flux pattern analysis towards improved predictability of diffusive transport in argillaceous host rocks
    Chemical Geology 606(2022), 120997 (10.1016/j.chemgeo.2022.120997)
  • Bansal, D.; Kaden, P.; Patzschke, M. et al.
    Comparative Analysis of Mononuclear 1:1 and 2:1 Tetravalent Actinide (U, Th, Np) Complexes: Crystal Structure, Spectroscopy, and Electrochemistry
    Inorganic Chemistry 61(2022)27, 10509-10520 (10.1021/acs.inorgchem.2c01405)
  • Chen, G.; An, Y.; Liu, S. et al.
    Highly accessible and dense surface single metal FeN4 active sites for promoting the oxygen reduction reaction
    Energy & Environmental Science (2022) (10.1039/d2ee00542e)
  • Feig, M.; Carrillo-Cabrera, W.; Bobnar, M. et al.
    Composition dependent polymorphism and superconductivity in Y3+x{Rh,Ir}4Ge13-x
    Dalton Transactions 51(2022), 4734-4748 (10.1039/d2dt00167e)
  • Ehrlich, L.; Gericke, R.; Brendler, E. et al.
    P–Ru-Complexes with a Chelate-Bridge-Switch: A Comparison of 2-Picolyl and 2-Pyridyloxy Moieties as Bridging Ligands
    Molecules 27(2022)9, 2778 (10.3390/molecules27092778)
  • Wang, X.; An, Y.; Liu, L. et al.
    Atomically Dispersed Pentacoordinated-Zirconium Catalyst with Axial Oxygen Ligand for Oxygen Reduction Reaction
    Angewandte Chemie - International Edition (2022) (10.1002/anie.202209746)
  • Karpińska, M.; Jasiński, J.; Kempt, R. et al.
    Interlayer excitons in MoSe2/2D perovskite hybrid heterostructures – the interplay between charge and energy transfer
    Nanoscale 14(2022), 8085-8094 (10.1039/D2NR00877G)
  • Hanke, M.; Dornbusch, D.; Hadlich, C. et al.
    Anion-specific structure and stability of guanidinium-bound DNA origami
    Computational and Structural Biotechnology Journal 20(2022), 2611-2623 (10.1016/j.csbj.2022.05.037)
  • Krawczyk-Bärsch, E.; Ramtke, J.; Drobot, B. et al.
    Peptidoglycan as major binding motif for Uranium bioassociation on Magnetospirillum magneticum AMB-1 in contaminated waters
    Journal of Hazardous Materials 437(2022), 129376 (10.1016/j.jhazmat.2022.129376)
  • Kretzschmar, J.; Wollenberg, A.; Tsushima, S. et al.
    2-Phosphonobutane-1,2,4,-tricarboxylic acid (PBTC): pH-dependent behavior studied by means of NMR spectroscopy and DFT calculation
    Molecules 24(2022), 4067 (10.3390/molecules27134067)
  • Philipp, T.; Huittinen, N. M.; Shams Aldin Azzam, S. et al.
    Effect of Ca(II) on U(VI) and Np(VI) retention on Ca-bentonite and clay minerals at hyperalkaline conditions – New insights from batch sorption experiments and luminescence spectroscopy
    Science of the Total Environment 842(2022), 156837 (10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.156837)
  • Hanke, M.; Hansen, N.; Ruiping, C. et al.
    Salting-Out of DNA Origami Nanostructures by Ammonium Sulfate
    International Journal of Molecular Sciences 23(2022)5, 2817 (10.3390/ijms23052817)
  • Kempt, R.; Lukas, S.; Hartwig, O. et al.
    Stacking polymorphism in PtSe2 drastically affects its electromechanical properties
    Advanced Science 9(2022)22, 2201272 (10.1002/advs.202201272)
  • Jessat, J.; Moll, H.; John, W. et al.
    A comprehensive study on the interaction of Eu(III) and U(VI) with plant cells (Daucus carota) in suspension
    Journal of Hazardous Materials (2022)439, 1-16 (10.1016/j.jhazmat.2022.129520)
  • Iglesias-Artola, J. M.; Drobot, B.; Kar, M. et al.
    Charge-density reduction promotes ribozyme activity in RNA–peptide coacervates via RNA fluidization and magnesium partitioning
    Nature Chemistry 14(2022), 407-416 (10.1038/s41557-022-00890-8)
  • Munoz, A.; Weiß, S.
    Kinetic Aspects of the Electrochemical Reduction of Uranyl in HCl Solutions
    Journal of the Electrochemical Society 169(2022)1, 016510 (10.1149/1945-7111/ac3e7c)
  • Jiao, Y.; Ma, F.; Zhang, X. et al.
    A perfect match between borophene and aluminium in the AlB3heterostructure with covalent Al-B bonds, multiple Dirac points and a high Fermi velocity
    Chemical Science 13(2022), 1016 (10.1039/d1sc05207a)
  • Boulanger, N.; Kuzenkova, A. S.; Iakunkov, A. et al.
    High surface area “3D Graphene Oxide” for enhanced sorption of radionuclides
    Advanced Materials Interfaces (2022) (10.1002/admi.202200510)
  • Lv, K.; Urbank, C.; Patzschke, M. et al.
    MOFs with 12-coordinate 5f-block metal centers
    Journal of the American Chemical Society 144(2022)7, 2879-2884 (10.1021/jacs.1c13127)
  • Mizumachi, T.; Sato, M.; Kaneko, M. et al.
    Fully Chelating N3O2-Pentadentate Planar Ligands Designed for Strongest and Selective Capture of Uranium from Seawater
    Inorganic Chemistry 61(2022)16, 6175-6181 (10.1021/acs.inorgchem.2c00306)
  • Tsushima, S.; Takao, K.
    Hydrophobic Core Formation and Secondary Structure Elements in Uranyl(VI)–Binding Peptides
    Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 24(2022), 4455-4461 (10.1039/D1CP05401E)
  • Takeyama, T.; Iwatsuki, S.; Tsushima, S. et al.
    Synthesis and characterization of a uranyl(vi) complex with 2,6-pyridine-bis(methylaminophenolato) and its ligand-centred aerobic oxidation mechanism to a diimino derivative
    Dalton Transactions 51(2022), 6576-6585 (10.1039/D2DT00325B)
  • Al Danaf, N.; Kretzschmar, J.; Jahn, B. et al.
    Studies of Pyrroloquinoline Quinone Species in Solution and in Lanthanide-dependent Methanol Dehydrogenases
    Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 24(2022), 15397-15405 (10.1039/D2CP00311B)
  • Glasneck, F.; Roode-Gutzmer, Q.; Stumpf, T. et al.
    Tetra‐substituted p‐tert‐butylcalix[4]arene with phosphoryl and salicylamide functional groups: synthesis, complexation and selective extraction of f‐element cations
    Chemistry - A European Journal (2022), e202104301 (10.1002/chem.202104301)
  • Butorin, S. M.; Bauters, S.; Amidani, L. et al.
    X-ray spectroscopic study of chemical state in uranium carbides
    Journal of Synchrotron Radiation 29(2022), 295-302 (10.1107/S160057752101314X)
  • Kretzschmar, J.; Brendler, E.; Wagler, J.
    Phenylarsonic acid–DMPS redox reaction and conjugation investigated by NMR spectroscopy and X-ray diffraction
    Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology 92(2022), 103837-103844 (10.1016/j.etap.2022.103837)
  • Svitlyk, V.; Weiß, S.; Hennig, C.
    Immobilization of radiotoxic elements with Y-stabilized zirconia: the Thorium case
    Journal of the American Ceramic Society 105(2022), 5975-5983 (10.1111/jace.18543)
  • Singer, H.; Drobot, B.; Zeymer, C. et al.
    Americium preferred: LanM, a natural lanthanide-binding protein favors an actinide over lanthanides
    Chemical Science 47(2021), 15581-15587 (10.1039/D1SC04827A)
  • de Bona, E.; Popa, K.; Walter, O. et al.
    Oxidation of Micro- and Nanograined UO2Pellets by in Situ Synchrotron X-ray Diffraction
    Inorganic Chemistry 64(2022)4, 1843-1850 (10.1021/acs.inorgchem.1c02652)
  • Gericke, R.; Wagler, J.
    Coordination and Electrochemical Switching on Paddle-Wheel Complexes Containing an As−Ru or a Sb−Ru Axis
    Inorganic Chemistry 60(2021)23, 18122-18132 (10.1021/acs.inorgchem.1c02735)
  • Carocci, E.; Truche, L.; Cathelineau, M. et al.
    Tungsten (VI) speciation in hydrothermal solutions up to 400°c as revealed by in-situ Raman spectroscopy
    Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 317(2021)15, 306-324 (10.1016/j.gca.2021.11.004)
  • Neumann, J.; Lee, S. S.; Brinkmann, H. et al.
    Impact of Ion-Ion Correlations on the Adsorption of M(III) (M = Am, Eu, Y) onto Muscovite (001) in the Presence of Sulfate
    Journal of Physical Chemistry C 126(2022)3, 1400-1410 (10.1021/acs.jpcc.1c09561)
  • Bes, R.; Leinders, G.; Kvashnina, K.
    Application of multi-edge HERFD-XAS to assess the uranium valence electronic structure in potassium uranate (KUO3)
    Journal of Synchrotron Radiation 29(2022), 21-29 (10.1107/S1600577521012431)
  • Romanchuk, A.; Trigub, A.; Plakhova, T. et al.
    Effective coordination numbers from EXAFS: General approaches for dioxides
    Journal of Synchrotron Radiation 29(2022), 288-294 (10.1107/S160057752101300X)
  • Schaefer, S.; Steudtner, R.; Hübner, R. et al.
    Effect of temperature and cell viability on uranium biomineralization by the uranium mine isolate Penicillium simplicissimum
    Frontiers in Microbiology 12(2021), 802926 (10.3389/fmicb.2021.802926)
  • Panda, C.; Doyle, L. M.; Gericke, R. et al.
    Rapid Iron(III)-Fluoride Mediated Hydrogen Atom Transfer
    Angewandte Chemie - International Edition 60(2021)50, 26281-26286 (10.1002/anie.202112683)
  • Lovisari, M.; Gericke, R.; Twamley, B. et al.
    Comparing Metal–Halide and −Oxygen Adducts in Oxidative C/O–H Activation: Au(III)–Cl versus Au(III)–OH
    Inorganic Chemistry 60(2021), 15610-15616 (10.1021/acs.inorgchem.1c02222)
  • Zavarin, M.; Chang, E.; Wainwright, H. et al.
    A community data mining approach for surface complexation database development
    Environmental Science & Technology 56(2022)4, 2827-2838 (10.1021/acs.est.1c07109)
  • Reese, S.; Kaden, P.; Taylor, C. J. et al.
    Structure and Thermodynamics of Eu(III) and Cm(III) Complexes with Glucuronic Acid
    Inorganic Chemistry 60(2021)19, 14667-14678 (10.1021/acs.inorgchem.1c01746)
  • Prill, T.; Fischer, C.; Gavrilenko, P. et al.
    Implementing the Variability of Crystal Surface Reactivity in Reactive Transport Modeling
    Transport in Porous Media 140(2021), 535-557 (10.1007/s11242-021-01697-w)
  • Levytskyi, V.; Wagler, J.; Hennig, C. et al.
    Sc3Ir4Si13+x and Sc4Ir7Ge6 – the perovskite-related crystal structures
    Zeitschrift für Kristallographie 236(2021)11-12, 313-323 (10.1515/zkri-2021-2055)
  • Suksi, J.; Tullborg, E.-L.; Pidchenko, I. et al.
    Uranium remobilisation in anoxic deep rock-groundwater system in response to late Quaternary climate changes – Results from Forsmark, Sweden
    Chemical Geology 584(2021), 120551 (10.1016/j.chemgeo.2021.120551)
  • Zurita, C.; Tsushima, S.; Lorenzo Solari, P. et al.
    Interaction of Th(IV), Pu(IV) and iron(III) with ferritin protein : how similar ?
    Journal of Synchrotron Radiation 29(2022)1, 45-52 (10.1107/S1600577521012340)
  • Wulf, T.; Warneke, J.; Heine, T.
    B₁₂X₁₁(H₂)⁻: Exploring the limits of isotopologue selectivity of hydrogen adsorption
    RSC Advances 11(2021), 28466-28475 (10.1039/D1RA06322G)
  • Prieur, D.; Vigier, J.-F.; Popa, K. et al.
    Charge distribution in U1-xCexO2+y nanoparticles
    Inorganic Chemistry 60(2021)19, 14550-14556 (10.1021/acs.inorgchem.1c01071)
  • Mandal, P.; Kretzschmar, J.; Drobot, B.
    Not just a background: pH buffers do interact with lanthanide ions – a Europium(III) case study
    Journal of Biological Inorganic Chemistry 27(2022), 249-260 (10.1007/s00775-022-01930-x)
  • Dixon Wilkins, M. C.; Mottram, L. M.; Maddrell, E. R. et al.
    Synthesis, characterisation, and crystal structure of a novel U(V) brannerite UTi1.23Al0.77O6 and the UTi2-xAlxO6 system
    Inorganic Chemistry 60(2021)23, 18112-18121 (10.1021/acs.inorgchem.1c02733)
  • Kvashnina, K. O.; Butorin, S. M.
    High energy resolution X-ray spectroscopy at actinide M4,5 and ligand K edges: what we know, what we want to know, what we can know
    Chemical Communications 58(2022)3, 327-342 (10.1039/D1CC04851A)
  • Prieur, D.; Desagulier, M.-M.; Neuville, D. et al.
    A spectroscopic hike in the U-O phase diagram
    Journal of Synchrotron Radiation 28(2021), 1684-1691 (10.1107/S1600577521010572)
  • Karimzadeh, L.; Fischer, C.
    Implementing Heterogeneous Crystal Surface Reactivity in Reactive Transport Simulations: The Example of Calcite Dissolution
    ACS Earth and Space Chemistry 5(2021)9, 2408-2418 (10.1021/acsearthspacechem.1c00099)
  • Köhler, L.; Patzschke, M.; Schmidt, M. et al.
    How 5f electron polarizability drives covalency and selectivity in actinide N-donor complexes
    Chemistry - A European Journal 27(2021)72, 18058-18065 (10.1002/chem.202102849)
  • Köhler, L.; Patzschke, M.; Schmidt, M. et al.
    How 5f electron polarizability drives covalency and selectivity in actinide N-donor complexes
    Chemistry - A European Journal 27(2021)72, 17972 (10.1002/chem.202104350)
  • Roos, D. P.; Scheinost, A.; Churakov, S. V. et al.
    On the nature of Pb species in Pb-(over)exchanged zeolite: a combined experimental and theoretical study
    Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 327(2021), 111444 (10.1016/j.micromeso.2021.111444)
  • Hilpmann, S.; Bader, M.; Steudtner, R. et al.
    Microscopic and spectroscopic bioassociation study of uranium(VI) with an archaeal Halobacterium isolate
    PLOS ONE 17(2022)1, e0262275 (10.1371/journal.pone.0262275)
  • Maiwald, M. M.; Müller, K.; Heim, K. et al.
    Complexation of Np(V) with the dicarboxylates malonate and succinate: complex stoichiometry, thermodynamic data and structural information
    Inorganic Chemistry 60(2021), 18674-18686 (10.1021/acs.inorgchem.1c01966)
  • Gilbin, R.; Arnold, T.; Beresford, N. A. et al.
    An updated strategic research agenda for the integration of radioecology in the european radiation protection research
    Journal of Environmental Radioactivity 237(2021), 106697 (10.1016/j.jenvrad.2021.106697)
  • Moll, H.; Barkleit, A.; Frost, L. et al.
    Curium(III) speciation in the presence of microbial cell wall components
    Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 227(2021), 112887 (10.1016/j.ecoenv.2021.112887)
  • John, W.; Lückel, B.; Matschiavelli, N. et al.
    Endocytosis is a significant contributor to uranium(VI) uptake in tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum) BY-2 cells in phosphate-deficient culture
    Science of the Total Environment 823(2022), 153700 (10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.153700)
  • Estevenon, P.; Dumas, T.; Lorenzo Solari, P. et al.
    Formation of plutonium (IV) silicate species in very alkaline reactive media
    Dalton Transactions 50(2021), 12528-12536 (10.1039/D1DT02248B)
  • Kolomiets, A. V.; Paukov, M.; Valenta, J. et al.
    5f states in UGa2 probed by x-ray spectroscopies
    Physical Review B 104(2021)4, 045119 (10.1103/PhysRevB.104.045119)
  • Shiryaev, A. A.; Trigub, A. L.; Voronina, E. N. et al.
    Behavior of implanted Xe and Kr in nanodiamond and thin graphene stacks: experiment and modeling
    Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 23(2021), 21729-21737 (10.1039/D1CP02600C)
  • Zhou, Z.; Springer, M.; Geng, W. et al.
    Rational Design of Two-dimensional Binary Polymers from Heterotriangulenes for Photocatalytic Water Splitting
    The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 12(2021), 8134-8140 (10.1021/acs.jpclett.1c02109)
  • Wöhner, K.; Wulf, T.; Vankova, N. et al.
    Strong Binding of Noble Gases to [B₁₂X₁₁]⁻: a theoretical study
    Journal of Physical Chemistry A 125(2021), 4760-4765 (10.1021/acs.jpca.1c01909)
  • Amidani, L.; Retegan, M.; Volkova, A. et al.
    Probing the local coordination of hexavalent uranium and the splitting of 5f orbitals induced by chemical bonding.
    Analytical Chemistry 60(2021)21, 16286-16293 (10.1021/acs.inorgchem.1c02107)
  • Gerber, E.; Romanchuk, A. Y.; Weiss, S. et al.
    To form or not to form: PuO2 nanoparticles at acidic pH
    Environmental Science: Nano 9(2022), 1509-1518 (10.1039/d1en00666e)
  • Grote, L.; Zito, C. A.; Frank, K. et al.
    Emergence of cobalt oxide nano-assemblies: X-ray in situ studies bridging the molecular- and macro- length scales
    Nature Communications 12(2021), 4429 (10.1038/s41467-021-24557-z)
  • Zasimov, P. V.; Amidani, L.; Retegan, M. et al.
    HERFD-XANES and RIXS study on the electronic structure of trivalent lanthanides across a series of isostructural compounds
    Inorganic Chemistry 61(2022)4, 1817-1830 (10.1021/acs.inorgchem.1c01525)
  • Feig, M.; Akselrud, L.; Motylenko, M. et al.
    Valence fluctuations in the 3D+3 modulated Yb3Co4Ge13 Remeika Phase
    Dalton Transactions 50(2021), 13580 (10.1039/D1DT01972D)
  • Flipo, S.; Rosner, H.; Bobnar, M. et al.
    Thermoelectricity and electronic properties of Y1-xCexCrB4
    Physical Review B 103(2021), 195121 (10.1103/PhysRevB.103.195121)
  • Neumann, J.; Qiu, C.; Eng, P. et al.
    Effect of Background Electrolyte Composition on the Interfacial Formation of Th(IV) Nanoparticles on the Muscovite (001) Basal Plane
    Journal of Physical Chemistry C 125(2021)30, 16524-16535 (10.1021/acs.jpcc.1c03997)
  • Takeyama, T.; Tsushima, S.; Takao, K.
    Effects of Substituents on the Molecular Structure and Redox Behavior of Uranyl(V/VI) Complexes with N3O2‑Donating Schiff Base Ligands
    Inorganic Chemistry 60(2021)15, 11435-11449 (10.1021/acs.inorgchem.1c01449)
  • Klein, J.; Wierzbowski, J.; Soubelet, P. et al.
    Electrical control of orbital and vibrational interlayer coupling in bi- and trilayer 2H-MoS2
    Physical Review Materials 6(2022), 024002 (10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.6.024002)
  • Demnitz, M.; Molodtsov, K.; Schymura, S. et al.
    Effects of surface roughness and mineralogy on the sorption of Cm(III) on crystalline rock
    Journal of Hazardous Materials 423(2021)Part A, 127006 (10.1016/j.jhazmat.2021.127006)
  • Podlech, C.; Matschiavelli, N.; Peltz, M. et al.
    Bentonite alteration in batch reactor experiments with and without fertilizing agents: implications for the disposal of radioactive waste
    Minerals 11(2021), 932 (10.3390/min11090932)
  • Stockmann, M.; Fritsch, K.; Bok, F. et al.
    New insights into U(VI) sorption onto montmorillonite from batch sorption and spectroscopic studies at increased ionic strength
    Science of the Total Environment 806(2022), 150653 (10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.150653)
  • Bhat, V. J.; Vegesna, S. V.; Kiani, M. et al.
    Detecting bacterial cell viability in few μl solutions from impedance measurements on silicon‐based biochips
    International Journal of Molecular Sciences 22(2021)71, 3541 (10.3390/ijms22073541)
  • Malinen, L.; Repo, E.; Harjula, R. et al.
    The effect of UV-C irradiation and EDTA on the uptake of Co2+ by antimony oxide in the presence and absence of competing cations Ca2+ and Ni2+
    Nuclear Engineering and Technology 54(2022)2, 627-636 (10.1016/
  • Kanj, A. B.; Bürck, J.; Vankova, N. et al.
    Chirality Remote Control in Nanoporous Materials by Circularly Polarized Light
    Journal of the American Chemical Society 143(2021)18, 7059-7068 (10.1021/jacs.1c01693)
  • Burger, A.; Weidinger, M.; Baumann, N. et al.
    The response of the accumulator plants Noccaea caerulescens, Noccaea goesingense and Plantago major towards the uranium
    Journal of Environmental Radioactivity 229-230(2021), 106544 (10.1016/j.jenvrad.2021.106544)
  • Agrawal, P.; Bollermann, Till; Raoof, A. et al.
    The contribution of hydrodynamic processes to calcite dissolution rates and rate spectra
    Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 307(2021), 338-350 (10.1016/j.gca.2021.05.003)
  • Haubitz, T.; Drobot, B.; Tsushima, S. et al.
    Quenching Mechanism of Uranyl(VI) by Chloride and Bromide in Aqueous and Non-Aqueous Solutions
    Journal of Physical Chemistry A 125(2021), 4380-4389 (10.1021/acs.jpca.1c02487)
  • Zhou, Y.; He, H.; Wang, J. et al.
    Stable isotope fractionation of thallium as novel evidence for its geochemical transfer during lead‑zinc smelting activities
    Science of the Total Environment 803(2022), 150036 (10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.150036)
  • Sonnendecker, C.; Oeser, J.; Richter, P. K. et al.
    Low Carbon Footprint Recycling of Post-Consumer PET Plastic with a Metagenomic Polyester Hydrolase
    ChemSusChem 15(2021)9, e202101062 (10.1002/cssc.202101062)
  • Ma, F.; Jiao, Y.; Wu, W. et al.
    Half-Auxeticity and Anisotropic Transport in Pd Decorated Two-Dimensional Boron Sheets
    Nano Letters 21(2021)6, 2356-2362 (10.1021/acs.nanolett.0c04154)
  • Lyu, K.; Fichter, S.; Gu, M. et al.
    An updated status and trends in actinide metal-organic frameworks (An-MOFs): from synthesis to application
    Coordination Chemistry Reviews 446(2021), 214011 (10.1016/j.ccr.2021.214011)
  • Verdel, N.; Rijavec, T.; Rybkin, I. et al.
    Isolation, identification and selection of bacteria with the proof-of-concept for bioaugmentation of whitewater from wood-free paper mills
    Frontiers in Microbiology 12(2021), 758702 (10.3389/fmicb.2021.758702)
  • Yuan, T.; Schymura, S.; Bollermann, T. et al.
    Heterogeneous sorption of radionuclides predicted by crystal surface nanoroughness
    Environmental Science & Technology 55(2021)23, 15797-15809 (10.1021/acs.est.1c04413)
  • Yuan, T.; Fischer, C.
    Effective diffusivity prediction of radionuclides in clay formations using an integrated upscaling workflow
    Transport in Porous Media 138(2021), 245-264 (10.1007/s11242-021-01596-0)
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