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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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Involved HZDR institutes




  • Gericke, R.; Wagler, J.
    Coordination and Electrochemical Switching on Paddle-Wheel Complexes Containing an As−Ru or a Sb−Ru Axis
    Inorganic Chemistry (2021) (10.1021/acs.inorgchem.1c02735)
  • Panda, C.; Doyle, L. M.; Gericke, R. et al.
    Rapid Iron(III)-Fluoride Mediated Hydrogen Atom Transfer
    Angewandte Chemie - International Edition (2021) (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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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 (2021) (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 (2021) (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 (2021) (10.1002/chem.202102849)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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 (2021) (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 (2021) (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)
  • Schabernack, J.; Kurganskaya, I.; Fischer, C. et al.
    Influence of Muscovite (001) Surface Nanotopography on Radionuclide Adsorption Studied by Kinetic Monte Carlo Simulations
    Minerals 11(2021), 468 (10.3390/min11050468)
  • Rodriguez Hernandez, D. M.; Mayordomo, N.; Schild, D. et al.
    Reductive immobilization of 99Tc(VII) by FeS2: the effect of marcasite
    Chemosphere 281(2021), 130904 (10.1016/j.chemosphere.2021.130904)
  • Subramanian, M.; Kielar, C.; Tsushima, S. et al.
    DNA-Mediated Stack Formation of Nanodiscs
    Molecules 26(2021)6, 1647 (10.3390/molecules26061647)
  • Schymura, S.; Rybkin, I.; Uygan, S. S. S. et al.
    Dissolution-based uptake of CeO2 nanoparticles by fresh water shrimp – A dual-radiolabelling study of the fate of anthropogenic cerium in water organisms
    Environmental Science: Nano (2021) (10.1039/d1en00264c)
  • Fichter, S.; Radoske, T.; Ikeda, A.
    Structure of the {U₁₃} poly-oxo cluster, U₁₃O₈Clₓ(MeO)₃₈₋ₓ (x = 2.3, MeO: methoxide)
    Acta Crystallographica Section E 77(2021)8, 847-852 (10.1107/S2056989021007623)
  • Liu, T.-J.; Springer, M.; Heinsdorf, N. et al.
    Semimetallic square-octagon two-dimensional polymer with high mobility
    Physical Review B 104(2021), 205419 (10.1103/PhysRevB.104.205419)
  • Vogel, M.; Steudtner, R.; Raff, J. et al.
    Spatially resolved Eu(III) environments by chemical microscopy
    Analyst 146(2021), 6741-6745 (10.1039/D1AN01449H)
  • Kloditz, R.; Radoske, T.; Schmidt, M. et al.
    Comprehensive Bonding Analysis of Tetravalent f-Element Complexes of the Type [M(salen)₂]
    Inorganic Chemistry 60(2021)4, 2514-2525 (10.1021/acs.inorgchem.0c03424)
  • Mansel, A.; Franke, K.
    Production of no-carrier-added 89Zr at an 18 MeV cyclotron, its purification and use in investigations in solvent extraction
    Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 328(2021)1, 419-423 (10.1007/s10967-021-07634-x)
  • Karpińska, M.; Liang, M.; Kempt, R. et al.
    Non-radiative energy transfer and selective charge transfer in a WS2/(PEA)2PbI4 heterostructure
    ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 13(2021)28, 33677-33684 (10.1021/acsami.1c08377)
  • Molodtsov, K.; Demnitz, M.; Schymura, S. et al.
    Molecular-level speciation of Eu(III) adsorbed on a migmatized gneiss as determined using µTRLFS
    Environmental Science and Technology 55(2021)8, 4871-4879 (10.1021/acs.est.0c07998)
  • Matsuoka, M.; Tsushima, S.; Takao, K.
    Fluorite-like hydrolyzed hexanuclear coordination clusters of Zr(IV) and Hf(IV) with syn-syn bridging N,N,N-trimethylglycine in soft crystal structures exhibiting cold-crystallization
    Inorganica Chimica Acta 528(2021), 120622 (10.1016/j.ica.2021.120622)
  • Tian, Y.-B.; Vankova, N.; Weidler, P. et al.
    Oriented Growth of In-Oxo Chain based Metal-Porphyrin Framework Thin Film for High-Sensitive Photodetector
    Advanced Science 8(2021)14, 2100548 (10.1002/advs.202100548)
  • Taylor, C. J.; Schönberger, N.; Laníková, A. et al.
    Investigation of the structure and dynamics of Gallium binding to high-affinity peptides elucidated by multi-scale simulation, quantum chemistry, NMR and ITC
    Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 23(2021)14, 8618-8632 (10.1039/d1cp00356a)
  • Filimonova, O. N.; Trigub, A. L.; Nickolsky, M. S. et al.
    The state of platinum in pyrrhotite determined by X-ray absorption spectroscopy
    Mineralogical Magazine (2021) (10.1180/mgm.2021.76)
  • Penkov, S.; Raghuraman, B. K.; Erkut, C. et al.
    A metabolic switch regulates the transition between growth and diapause in C. elegans
    BMC Biology 18(2020), 31 (10.1186/s12915-020-0760-3)
  • Gade, V. R.; Traikov, S.; Oertel, J. et al.
    C. elegans possess a general program to enter cryptobiosis that allows dauer larvae to survive different kinds of abiotic stress
    Scientific Reports 10(2020), 13466 (10.1038/s41598-020-70311-8)
  • Ahmed, S. S.; Hippmann, S.; Roode-Gutzmer, Q. I. et al.
    Alginite rock as effective demulsifier to separate water from various crude oil emulsions
    Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 611(2020), 125830 (10.1016/j.colsurfa.2020.125830)
  • Jing, Y.; Heine, T.
    Making 2D topological polymers a reality
    Nature Materials 19(2020), 823-824 (10.1038/s41563-020-0690-z)
  • Batra, K.; Zahn, S.; Heine, T.
    Benchmark of Simplified Time-Dependent Density Functional Theory for UV–Vis Spectral Properties of Porphyrinoids
    Advanced Theory and Simulations 3(2020)1, 1900192 (10.1002/adts.201900192)
  • Arcudia, J.; Kempt, R.; Eduardo Cifuentes-Quintal, M. et al.
    Blue Phosphorene Bilayer Is a Two-Dimensional Metal and an Unambiguous Classification Scheme for Buckled Hexagonal Bilayers
    Physical Review Letters 125(2020)19, 196401 (10.1103/PhysRevLett.125.196401)
  • Jäschke, A.; Stumpf, T.; Aliabadi, A. et al.
    Tetranuclear Lanthanide Complexes Supported by Hydroxyquinoline-Calix[4]arene-Ligands: Synthesis, Structure, and Magnetic Properties of [Ln₄(H₃L)₂(µ-OH)₂(NO₃)₄] (Ln = Tb, Dy, Yb) and [Dy₂(H₄L)₂(NO₃)](NO₃)
    European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry 2020(2020)44, 4203-4214 (10.1002/ejic.202000718)
  • Lopez Fernandez, M.; Jroundi, F.; Ruiz. Fresneda, M. A. et al.
    Microbial interaction with and tolerance of radionuclides: underlying mechanisms and biotechnological applications
    Microbial Biotechnology 14(2021)3, 810-828 (10.1111/1751-7915.13718)
  • Pinel-Cabello, M.; Jroundi, F.; Lopez Fernandez, M. et al.
    Multisystem combined uranium resistance mechanisms and bioremediation potential of Stenotrophomonas bentonitica BII-R7: Transcriptomics and microscopic study
    Journal of Hazardous Materials 405(2021), 123858 (10.1016/j.jhazmat.2020.123858)
  • Radoske, T.; März, J.; Patzschke, M. et al.
    Bonding Trends in Tetravalent Th–Pu Monosalen Complexes
    Chemistry - A European Journal 26(2020)70, 16853-16859 (10.1002/chem.202003241)
  • Scheibe, B.; Patzschke, M.; März, J. et al.
    A Molecular Octafluoridoneptunate(IV) anion in (NH₄)₄[NpF₈] and Theoretical Investigations of the [MF₈]₄-System (M = Th - Bk)
    European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry 39(2020), 3753-3759 (10.1002/ejic.202000565)
  • Cametti, G.; Scheinost, A.; Churakov, S. V.
    Cd2+ incorporation in small pores LEV/ERI intergrown zeolites: a multi-methodological study
    Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 313(2021), 110835 (10.1016/j.micromeso.2020.110835)
  • Heller, A.; Pisarevskaja, A.; Bölicke, N. et al.
    The effect of four lanthanides onto a rat kidney cell line (NRK-52E) is dependent on the composition of the cell culture medium
    Toxicology 456(2021), 152771 (10.1016/j.tox.2021.152771)
  • Moll, H.; Schmidt, M.; Sachs, S.
    Curium(III) and europium(III) as luminescence probes for plant cell (Brassica napus) interactions with potentially toxic metals
    Journal of Hazardous Materials 412(2021), 125251 (10.1016/j.jhazmat.2021.125251)
  • Wu, B.; Kempt, R.; Kovalska, E. et al.
    Lithium-assisted Exfoliation and Photoelectrocatalytic Water Splitting of 2D Palladium Thiophosphate
    ACS Applied Nano Materials 4(2021), 441-448 (10.1021/acsanm.0c02775)
  • Moors, M.; An, Y.; Kuc, A. B. et al.
    TiOx/Pt3Ti(111) Surface-Directed Formation of Electronically Responsive, Supramolecular Assemblies of Tungsten Oxide Clusters
    Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology 12(2021), 203-212 (10.3762/bjnano.12.16)
  • Ramzan, M. S.; Kunstmann, J.; Kuc, A. B.
    Tuning valleys and wave functions of van der Waals heterostructures by varying the number of layers: A first-principles study
    Small (2021) (10.1002/smll.202008153)
  • Henfling, S.; Kempt, R.; Klose, J. et al.
    The dithiol-dithione tautomerism of 2,3-pyrazinedithiol in the synthesis of copper and silver coordination compounds
    Inorganic Chemistry 59(2020)22, 16441-16453 (10.1021/acs.inorgchem.0c02203)
  • Deev, D.; Rybkin, I.; Rijavec, T. et al.
    When Beneficial Biofilm on Materials Is Needed: Electrostatic Attachment of Living Bacterial Cells Induces Biofilm Formation
    Frontiers in Materials 8(2021), 624631 (10.3389/fmats.2021.624631)
  • Trindade Pedrosa, E.; Fischer, C.; Morales, L. F. et al.
    Influence of chemical zoning on sandstone calcite cement dissolution: The case of manganese and iron
    Chemical Geology 559(2020), 119952 (10.1016/j.chemgeo.2020.119952)
  • Gerber, E.; Romanchuk, A. Y.; Weiss, S. et al.
    Insight into the structure-property relationship of UO2 nanoparticles
    Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers 8(2021)4, 1102-1110 (10.1039/D0QI01140A)
  • Belskaya, O. B.; Zaikovskii, V. I.; Gulyaeva, T. I. et al.
    The effect of Pd(II) chloride complexes anchoring on the formation and properties of Pd/MgAlOx catalysts
    Journal of Catalysis 392(2020), 108-118 (10.1016/j.jcat.2020.09.021)
  • Schmeide, K.; Roßberg, A.; Bok, F. et al.
    Technetium immobilization by chukanovite and its oxidative transformation products: Neural network analysis of EXAFS spectra
    Science of the Total Environment 770(2021), 145334 (10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.145334)
  • Berardi, S.; Kesavan, J. K.; Amidani, L. et al.
    Better Together: Ilmenite/Hematite Junctions for Photoelectrochemical Water Oxidation
    ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 12(2020)42, 47435-47446 (10.1021/acsami.0c12275)
  • Griebsch, A.; Matschiavelli, N.; Lewandowska, S. et al.
    Presence of Bradyrhizobium sp. under continental conditions in Central Europe
    Agriculture 10(2020)10, 446 (10.3390/agriculture10100446)
  • Kloditz, R.; Fichter, S.; Kaufmann, S. et al.
    Series of Tetravalent Actinide Amidinates: Structure Determination and Bonding Analysis.
    Inorganic Chemistry 59(2020)21, 15670-15680 (10.1021/acs.inorgchem.0c01969)
  • Bacic, V.; Heine, T.; Kuc, A. B.
    Analytical Approach to Phonon Calculations in the SCC-DFTB Framework
    Journal of Chemical Physics 153(2020), 144109 (10.1063/5.0023666)
  • Heidsiek, M.; Butscher, C.; Blum, P. et al.
    Small-scale diagenetic facies heterogeneity controls porosity and permeability pattern in reservoir sandstones
    Environmental Earth Sciences 79(2020), 425 (10.1007/s12665-020-09168-z)
  • Monico, L.; Cotte, M.; Vanmeert, F. et al.
    Damages induced by synchrotron radiation-based X-ray microanalysis in chrome yellow paints and related Cr-compounds: assessment, quantification and mitigation strategies
    Analytical Chemistry 92(2020)20, 14164-14173 (10.1021/acs.analchem.0c03251)
  • Zurita, C.; Tsushima, S.; Bresson, C. et al.
    How does iron storage protein ferritin interact with plutonium (and thorium) ?
    Chemistry - A European Journal 27(2021)7, 2393-2401 (10.1002/chem.202003653)
  • Martin, A.; Hassan-Loni, Y.; Fichtner, A. et al.
    An integrated approach combining soil profile, records and tree ring analysis to identify the origin of environmental contamination in a former uranium mine (Rophin, France)
    Science of the Total Environment 747(2020), 141295 (10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.141295)
  • Wyżga, P.; Carrillo-Cabrera, W.; Akselrud, L. et al.
    Crystal structure, phase transition and properties of indium (III) sulfide
    Dalton Transactions 49(2020)44, 15903-15913 (10.1039/d0dt03302b)
  • Wollenberg, A.; Drobot, B.; Hübner, R. et al.
    Uranium(VI) bioassociation by different fungi – a comparative study into molecular processes
    Journal of Hazardous Materials 411(2021), 125068 (10.1016/j.jhazmat.2021.125068)
  • Mayordomo, N.; Rodriguez Hernandez, D. M.; Roßberg, A. et al.
    Analysis of technetium immobilization and its molecular retention mechanisms by Fe(II)-Al(III)-Cl layered double hydroxide.
    Chemical Engineering Journal 408(2021), 127265 (10.1016/j.cej.2020.127265)
  • Dixit, R.; Gupta, A.; Jordan, N. et al.
    Magnetic properties of biogenic selenium nanomaterials
    Environmental Science and Pollution Research (2021) (10.1007/s11356-020-11683-2)
  • Kretzschmar, J.; Tsushima, S.; Drobot, B. et al.
    Trimeric uranyl(VI)–citrate forms Na+, Ca2+, and La3+ sandwich complexes in aqueous solution
    Chemical Communications 56(2020), 13133-13136 (10.1039/D0CC05460G)
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