Porträt Prof. Dr. Kvashnina, Kristina; FWOS

Prof. Dr. Kristina Kvashnina

Head of Department "Molecular Structures"
Responsible for the BM20 (ROBL) beamline at ESRF

Phone: +33 476 88 2367

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September 29, 2020
ROBL-II is fully operational again!

Publications 2010-2019


  1. Kvashnina, K., Romanchuk, A., Pidchenko, I., Amidani, L., Gerber, E., Trigub, A., Rossberg, A., Weiss, S., Popa, K., Walter, O., Caciuffo, R., Scheinost, A.C., Butorin, S. and Kalmykov, S. (2019) A novel meta-stable pentavalent plutonium solid phase on the pathway from aqueous Pu(VI) to PuO2 nanoparticles. Angewandte Chemie 58, 17558-17562. DOI (open access)
  2. Alam, F., Wegner, K.D., Pouget, S., Amidani, L., Kvashnina, K., Aldakov, D. and Reiss, P. (2019) Eu2+: A suitable substituent for Pb2+ in CsPbX3 perovskite nanocrystals? Journal of Chemical Physics 151, 231101-231101. DOI
  3. Amidani, L., Plakhova, T., Romanchuk, A.Y., Gerber, E., Weiss, S., Efimenko, A., Sahle, C.J., Butorin, S.M., Kalmykov, S.N. and Kvashnina, K. (2019) Understanding the size effects on the electronic structure of ThO2 nanoparticles. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 21, 10635-10643. DOI
  4. Bader, M., Rossberg, A., Steudtner, R., Drobot, B.r., Großmann, K., Schmidt, M., Musat, N., Stumpf, T., Ikeda-Ohno, A. and Cherkouk, A. (2019) Impact of Haloarchaea on speciation of uranium - A multispectroscopic approach. Environ. Sci. Technol. 52, 12895-12904. DOI
  5. Belskaya, O.B., Stepanova, L.N., Nizovskii, A.I., Kalinkin, A.V., Erenburg, S.B., Trubina, S.V., Kvashnina, K.O., Leont’eva, N.N., Gulyaeva, T.I., Trenikhin, M.V., Bukhtiyarov, V.I. and Likholobov, V.A. (2018) The effect of tin on the formation and properties of Pt/MgAl(Sn)Ox catalysts for dehydrogenation of alkanes. Catalysis Today 329,187-196. DOI
  6. Besold, J., Kumar, N., Scheinost, A.C., Lezama-Pacheco, J.S., Fendorf, S. and Planer-Friedrich, B. (2019) Antimonite complexation with thiol and carboxyl/phenol groups of peat organic matter. Environ. Sci. Technol. 53, 5005-5015. DOI (open access)
  7. Besold, J., Eberle, A., Noël, V., Kujala, K., Kumar, N., Scheinost, A.C., Lezama-Pacheco, J.S., Fendorf, S. and Planer-Friedrich, B. (2019) Antimonite binding to natural organic matter: Spectroscopic evidence from a mine water impacted peatland. Environ. Sci. Technol. 53, 10792-10802. DOI
  8. Biswas, A., Besold, J., Sjoestedt, C., Gustafsson, J.P., Scheinost, A.C. and Planer-Friedrich, B. (2019) Complexation of arsenite, arsenate, and monothioarsenate with oxygen-containing functional groups of natural organic matter: An XAS study. Environ. Sci. Technol. 53, 10723-10731. DOI
  9. Bonato, L., Virot, M., Dumas, T., Mesbah, A., Lecante, P., Prieur, D., Le Goff, X., Hennig, C., Dacheux, N., Moisy, P. and Nikitenko, S.I. (2019) Deciphering the Crystal Structure of a Scarce 1D Polymeric Thorium Peroxo Sulfate. Chem. Eur. J. 25, 9580-9585. DOI (open access)
  10. Brinkmann, H., Patzschke, M., Kaden, P., Raiwa, M., Rossberg, A., Kloditz, R., Heim, K., Moll, H. and Stumpf, T. (2019) Complex formation between UO22+ and alpha-isosaccharinic acid: insights on a molecular level. Dalton Trans. 48, 13440-13457. DOI (open access)
  11. Cametti, G., Scheinost, A.C., Giordani, M. and Churakov, S.V. (2019) Framework modifications and dehydration path of a Ag+-modified zeolite with STI framework type. J. Phys. Chem. C 123, 13651-13663. DOI
  12. Cametti, G., Scheinost, A.C. and Churakov, S.V. (2019) Structural modifications and thermal stability of Cd2+ -exchanged stellerite, a zeolite with STI framework-type. J. Phys. Chem. C 123, 25236-25245. DOI
  13. Daniels, N., Franzen, C., Murphy, G.L., Kvashnina, K., Petrov, V., Torapava, N., Bukaemskiy, A., Kowalski, P., Si, H., Ji, Y., Hölzer, A. and Walther, C. (2019) Application of layered double hydroxides for 99Tc remediation. Applied Clay Science 176, 1-10. DOI
  14. Dumas, T., Fellhauer, D., Schild, D., Gaona, X., Altmaier, M. and Scheinost, A.C. (2019) Plutonium retention mechanisms by magnetite under anoxic conditions: Entrapment versus sorption. ACS Earth Space Chem. 3, 2197-2206. DOI
  15. Duvail, M., Dumas, T., Paquet, A., Coste, A., Berthon, L. and Guilbaud, P. (2019) UO22+ structure in solvent extraction phases resolved at molecular and supramolecular scales: a combined molecular dynamics, EXAFS and SWAXS approach. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 21, 7894-7906. DOI
  16. Epifano, E., Naji, M., Manara, D., Scheinost, A.C., Hennig, C., Lechelle, J., Konings, R.J.M., Guéneau, C., Prieur, D., Vitova, T., Dardenne, K., Rothe, J. and Martin, P.M. (2019) Extreme multi-valence states in mixed actinide oxides. Communications Chemistry 2, 1-11. DOI (open access)
  17. Erenburg, S.B., Trubina, S.V., Zvereva, V.A., Zinoviev, V.A., Katsyuba, A.V., Dvurechenskii, A.V., Kvashnina, K. and Voelskow, M. (2019) XAFS Spectroscopy Study of Microstructure and Electronic Structure of Heterosystems Containing Si/GeMn Quantum Dots. Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Physics 128, 303-311. DOI
  18. Eswayah, A.S., Hondow, N., Scheinost, A.C., Merroun, M., Romero-Gonzalez, M., Smith, T.J. and Gardiner, P.H.E. (2019) Methyl selenol as precursor in selenite reduction to Se/S species by methane-oxidizing bacteria. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 85, e01379-19. DOI (open access)
  19. Filimonova, O.N., Nickolsky, M.S., Trigub, A.L., Chareev, D.A., Kvashnina, K.O., Kovalchuk, E.V., Vikentyev, I.V. and Tagirov, B.R. (2019) The state of platinum in pyrite studied by X-ray absorption spectroscopy of synthetic crystals. Econ. Geol. 114, 1649-1663. DOI
  20. Filimonova, O.N., Trigub, A.L., Tonkacheev, D.E., Nickolsky, M.S., Kvashnina, K.O., Chareev, D.A., Chaplygin, I.V., Kovalchuk, E.V., Lafuerza, S. and Tagirov, B.R. (2019) Substitution mechanisms in In, Au, and Cu-bearing sphalerites studied by X-ray absorption spectroscopy of synthetic and natural minerals. Mineral. Mag. 83, 435-451. DOI
  21. Flipo, S., Kohout, M., Roth, F., Weigel, T., Schnelle, W., Bobnar, M., Ormeci, A., Burkhardt, U., Hennig, C., Leisegang, T., Meyer, D.C., Leithe-Jasper, A. and Gumeniuk, R. (2019) CeMo2B5: A new type of arrangement of puckered boron hexagonal rings. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2019, 3572-3580. DOI (open access)
  22. Gao, D., Sinev, I., Scholten, F., Aran-Ais, R.M., Divins, N.J., Kvashnina, K., Timoshenko, J. and Roldan Cuenya, B. (2019) Selective CO2 electroreduction to ethylene and multicarbon alcohols via electrolyte-driven nanostructuring. Angewandte Chemie 58, 17047-17053. DOI (open access)
  23. Juhin, A., Collins, S.P., Joly, Y., Diaz-Lopez, M., Kvashnina, K., Glatzel, P., Brouder, C. and de Groot, F. (2019) Measurement of f orbital hybridization in rare earths through electric dipole-octupole interference in x-ray absorption spectroscopy. Physical Review Materials 3. DOI
  24. Koehler, F., Riebe, B., Scheinost, A.C., Konig, C., Holzer, A. and Walther, C. (2019) Sorption of iodine in soils: insight from selective sequential extractions and X-ray absorption spectroscopy. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 23, 23850–23860. DOI
  25. Kumar, S., Creff, G., Hennig, C., Rossberg, A., Steudtner, R., Raff, J., Vidaud, C., Oberhaensli, F.R., Bottein, M.Y.D. and Den Auwer, C. (2019) How do actinyls interact with hyperphosphorylated yolk protein phosvitin? Chem. Eur. J. 25, 12332-12341. DOI
  26. Kuzenkova, A., Romanchuk, A., Trigub, A., Maslakov, K., Egorov, A., Amidani, L., Kittrell, C., Kvashnina, K., Tour, J., Talyzin, A. and Kalmykov, S. (2019) New insights into the mechanism of graphene oxide and radionuclide interaction through vacancy defects. Carbon, online available. DOI
  27. Mueller, K., Foerstendorf, H., Steudtner, R., Tsushima, S., Kumke, M.U., Lefevre, G., Rothe, J., Mason, H., Szabo, Z., Yang, P., Adam, C.K.R., Andre, R., Brennenstuhl, K., Chiorescu, I., Cho, H.M., Creff, G., Coppin, F., Dardenne, K., Auwer, C.D., Drobot, B., Eidner, S., Hess, N.J., Kaden, P., Kremleva, A., Kretzschmar, J., Krueger, S., Platts, J.A., Panak, P.J., Polly, R., Powell, B.A., Rabung, T., Redon, R., Reiller, P.E., Roesch, N., Rossberg, A., Scheinost, A.C., Schimmelpfennig, B., Schreckenbach, G., Skerencak-Frech, A., Sladkov, V., Solari, P.L., Wang, Z., Washton, N.M. and Zhang, X. (2019) Interdisciplinary round-robin test on molecular spectroscopy of the U(VI) acetate system. ACS Omega 4, 8167−8177. DOI (open access)
  28. Philipp, T., Shams Aldin Azzam, S., Rossberg, A., Huittinen, N., Schmeide, K. and Stumpf, T. (2019) U(VI) sorption on Ca-bentonite at (hyper)alkaline conditions – Spectroscopic investigations of retention mechanisms. Sci. Total. Environ. 676, 469-481. DOI
  29. Plakhova, T.V., Romanchuk, A.Y., Likhosherstova, D.V., Baranchikov, A.E., Dorovatovskii, P.V., Svetogorov, R.D., Shatalova, T.B., Egorova, T.B., Trigub, A.L., Kvashnina, K.O., Ivanov, V.K. and Kalmykov, S.N. (2019) Size Effects in Nanocrystalline Thoria. J Phys Chem C 123, 23167-23176. DOI
  30. Plakhova, T.V., Romanchuk, A.Y., Butorin, S.M., Konyukhova, A.D., Egorov, A.V., Shiryaev, A.A., Baranchikov, A.E., Dorovatovskii, P.V., Huthwelker, T., Gerber, E., Bauters, S., Sozarukova, M.M., Scheinost, A.C., Ivanov, V.K., Kalmykov, S.N. and Kvashnina, K.O. (2019) Towards the surface hydroxyl species in CeO2 nanoparticles. Nanoscale 11,18142-18149. DOI
  31. Prieur, D.B., Popa, K., Vigier, J.-F., Scheinost, A.C. and Martin, P.M. (2019) Crystallographic structure and charge distribution of AUO4 and A3UO6 uranates (A = Ca, Sr, Ba or Pb). J. Nucl. Mater. 516, 303-308. DOI
  32. Pushkarev, R., Fainer, N., Kirienko, V., Matsynin, A., Nadolinnyy, V., Merenkov, I., Trubina, S., Ehrenburg, S. and Kvashnina, K. (2019) SiCxNy:Fe films as a tunable ferromagnetic material with tailored conductivity. J. Mater. Chem. C 7, 4250-4258. DOI
  33. Rossberg, A., Abe, T., Okuwaki, K., Barkleit, A., Fukuzawa, K., Nakano, T., Mochizuki, Y. and Tsushima, S. (2019) Destabilization of DNA through interstrand crosslinking by UO22+. Chemical Communications 55, 1997–2116. DOI
  34. Rothe, J., Altmaier, M., Dagan, R., Dardenne, K., Fellhauer, D., Gaona, X., Corrales, E.G.R., Herm, M., Kvashnina, K.O., Metz, V., Pidchenko, I., Schild, D., Vitova, T. and Geckeis, H. (2019) Fifteen Years of Radionuclide Research at the KIT Synchrotron Source in the Context of the Nuclear Waste Disposal Safety Case. Geosciences 9, 1-22. DOI
  35. Tagirov, B.R., Trigub, A.L., Filimonova, O.N., Kvashnina, K.O., Nickolsky, M.S., Lafuerza, S. and Chareev, D.A. (2019) Gold Transport in Hydrothermal Chloride-Bearing Fluids: Insights from in Situ X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy and ab Initio Molecular Dynamics. ACS Earth Space Chem. 3, 240-261. DOI
  36. Tagirov, B.R., Filimonova, O.N., Trigub, A.L., Akinfiev, N.N., Nickolsky, M.S., Kvashnina, K.O., Chareev, D.A. and Zotov, A.V. (2019) Platinum transport in chloride-bearing fluids and melts: Insights from in situ X-ray absorption spectroscopy and thermodynamic modeling. Geochim. Cosmochim. Ac. 254, 86-101. DOI
  37. Taube, F., Drobot, B., Rossberg, A., Foerstendorf, H., Acker, M., Patzschke, M., Trumm, M., Taut, S. and Stumpf, T. (2019) Thermodynamic and Structural Studies on the Ln(III)/An(III) Malate Complexation. Inorg. Chem. 58, 368-381. DOI
  38. Wyzga, P., Veremchuk, I., Himcinschi, C., Burkhardt, U., Carrillo-Cabrera, W., Bobnar, M., Hennig, C., Leithe-Jasper, A., Kortus, J. and Gumeniuk, R. (2019) Indium thiospinel In1-xxIn2S4 - structural characterization and thermoelectric properties. Dalton Trans. 48, 8350-8360. DOI
  39. Younes, A., Creff, G., Beccia, M.R., Moisy, P., Roques, J., Aupiais, J., Hennig, C., Solari, P.L., Den Auwer C. and Vidaud, C. (2018) Is hydroxypyridonate 3,4,3‐LI(1,2‐HOPO) a good competitor of fetuin for uranyl metabolism? Metallomics 11, 496-507. DOI
  40. Zuniga-Puelles, E., Cardoso-Gil, R., Bobnar, M., Veremchuk, I., Himcinschi, C., Hennig, C., Kortus, J., Heidee, G. and Gumeniuk, R. (2019) Structural stability and thermoelectric performance of high quality synthetic and natural pyrites (FeS2). Dalton Trans. 48, 10703-10713. DOI


  1. Aghakhani, S., D. Grandjean, W. Baekelant, E. Coutiño-Gonzalez, E. Fron, K. Kvashnina, M. B. J. Roeffaers, J. Hofkens, B. F. Sels and P. Lievens (2018). Atomic scale reversible opto-structural switching of few atom luminescent silver clusters confined in LTA zeolites. Nanoscale. DOI
  2. Amon, A., Svanidze, E., Cardoso-Gil, R., Wilson, M.N., Rosner, H., Bobnar, M., Schnelle, W., Lynn, J.W., Gumeniuk, R., Hennig, C., Luke, G.M., Borrmann, H., Leithe-Jasper, A. and Grin, Y. (2018) Noncentrosymmetric superconductor BeAu. Phys. Rev. B 97. DOI
  3. Amon, A., Ormeci, A., Bobnar, M., Akselrud, L.G., Avdeev, M., Gumeniuk, R., Burkhardt, U., Prots, Y., Hennig, C., Leithe-Jasper, A. and Grin, Y. (2018) Cluster formation in the superconducting complex intermetallic compound Be21Pt5. Accounts of Chemical Research 51, 214-222. DOI
  4. Bader, M., Rossberg, A., Steudtner, R., Drobot, B., Großmann, K., Schmidt, M., Musat, N., Stumpf, T., Ikeda-Ohno, A. and Cherkouk, A. (2018) Impact of Haloarchaea on speciation of uranium – a multi-spectroscopic approach. Environ. Sci. Technol. 52, 12895−12904. DOI
  5. Barkleit, A., Hennig, C. and Ikeda-Ohno, A. (2018) Interaction of uranium(VI) with alpha-amylase and Its Implication for enzyme activity. Chem. Res. Toxicol. 31, 1032-1041. DOI
  6. Bes, R., Ahopelto, T., Honkanen, A.-P., Huotari, S., Leinders, G., Pakarinen, J. and Kvashnina, K. (2018) Laboratory-scale X-ray absorption spectroscopy approach for actinide research: Experiment at the uranium L3-edge. J. Nucl. Mater. 507, 50-53. DOI
  7. Bes, R., Kvashnina, K., Rossberg, A., Dottavio, G., Desgranges, L., Pontillon, Y., Solari, P.L., Butorin, S.M. and Martin, P. (2018) New insight in the uranium valence state determination in UyNd1-yO2+/- x. J. Nucl. Mater. 507, 145-150. DOI
  8. Besold, J., Biswas, A., Suess, E., Scheinost, A.C., Rossberg, A., Mikutta, C., Kretzschmar, R., Gustafsson, J.P. and Planer-Friedrich, B. (2018) Monothioarsenate transformation kinetics determines arsenic sequestration by sulfhydryl groups of peat. Environ. Sci. Technol. 52, 7317–7326. DOI
  9. Börsig, N., Scheinost, A.C., Shaw, S., Schild, D. and Neumann, T. (2018) Retention and multiphase transformation of selenium oxyanions during the formation of magnetite via iron(II) hydroxide and green rust. . Dalton Trans. 47, 11002-11015. DOI
  10. Boltoeva, M., Gaillard, C., Georg, S., Karandashev, V.K. and Turanov, A.N. (2018) Speciation of uranium(VI) extracted from acidic nitrate media by TODGA into molecular and ionic solvents. Separation and Purification Technology 203, 11-19. DOI
  11. Butorin, S.M., Kvashnina, K.O., Klintenberg, M., Kavčič, M., Žitnik, M., Bučar, K., Gougeon, P., Gall, P., Candolfi, C. and Lenoir, B. (2018) Effect of Ag doping on electronic structure of cluster compounds AgxMo9Se11 (x = 3.4, 3.9) ACS Applied Energy Materials 1, 4032-4039. DOI
  12. Dalodière, E., Virot, M., Dumas, T., Guillaumont, D., Illy, M.-C., Berthon, C., Guerin, L., Rossberg, A., Venault, L., Moisy, P. and Nikitenko, S.I. (2018) Structural and magnetic susceptibility characterization of Pu(V) aqua ion using sonochemistry as a facile synthesis method. Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers 5, 100-111. DOI
  13. Erenburg, S.B., Trubina, S.V., Kvashnina, K.O., Kruchinin, V.N., Gritsenko, V.V., Chernikova, A.G. and Markeev, A.M. (2018) Short-Range Order in Amorphous and Crystalline Ferroelectric Hf0.5Zr0.5O2. Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Physics 126, 816-824. DOI
  14. Feig, M., Nicklas, M., Bobnar, M., Schnelle, W., Schwarz, U., Leithe-Jasper, A., Hennig, C. and Gumeniuk, R. (2018) Superconductivity and magnetism in noncentrosymmetric LaPtGe3 and CePtGe3. Phys. Rev. B 98, 9. DOI
  15. Gerber, U., Hubner, R., Rossberg, A., Krawczyk-Barsch, E. and Merroun, M.L. (2018) Metabolism-dependent bioaccumulation of uranium by Rhodosporidium toruloides isolated from the flooding water of a former uranium mine. PloS one 13, e0201903-e0201903. DOI
  16. Gritsenko, V.A., Novikov, Y.N., Perevalov, T.V., Kruchinin, V.N., Aliev, V.S., Gerasimova, A.K., Erenburg, S.B., Trubina, S.V., Kvashnina, K.O., Prosvirin, I.P. and Lanza, M. (2018) Nanoscale potential fluctuations in zirconium oxide and the flash memory based on electron and hole localization. Advanced Electronic Materials 4. DOI
  17. Grzeta, B., Lutzenkirchen-Hecht, D., Vrankic, M., Bosnar, S., Saric, A., Takahashi, M., Petrov, D. and Biscan, M. (2018) Environment of the Eu3+ Ion within nanocrystalline Eu-doped BaAl2O4: Correlation of X-ray diffraction, Mossbauer spectroscopy, X-ray absorption spectroscopy, and photoluminescence investigations. Inorg. Chem. 57, 1744-1756. DOI
  18. Gumeniuk, R., Yaresko, A.N., Schnelle, W., Nicklas, M., Kvashnina, K.O., Hennig, C., Grin, Y. and Leithe-Jasper, A. (2018) Uniaxial ferromagnetism of local uranium moments in hexagonal UBeGe. Phys. Rev. B 97, 174405. DOI
  19. Heuser, J.M., Palomares, R.I., Bauer, J.D., Rodriguez, M.J.L., Cooper, J., Lang, M., Scheinost, A.C., Schlenz, H., Winkler, B., Bosbach, D., Neumeier, S. and Deissmann, G. (2018) Structural characterization of (Sm,Tb)PO4 solid solutions and pressure-induced phase transitions. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 38, 4070-4081. DOI
  20. Huittinen, N., Scheinost, A.C., Ji, Y., Kowalski, P., Arinicheva, Y., Wilden, A., Neumeier, S. and Stumpf, T. (2018) A spectroscopic and computational study of Cm3+ incorporation in lanthanide phosphate rhabdophane (LnPO4·0.67H2O) and monazite (LnPO4). Inorg. Chem. 57, 6252-6265. DOI
  21. Krawczyk-Barsch, E., Gerber, U., Muller, K., Moll, H., Rossberg, A., Steudtner, R. and Merroun, M.L. (2018) Multidisciplinary characterization of U(VI) sequestration by Acidovorax facilis for bioremediation purposes. J. Hazard. Mater. 347, 233-241. DOI
  22. Kvashnina, K.O., Kowalski, P.M., Butorin, S.M., Leinders, G., Pakarinen, J., Bes, R., Li, H. and Verwerft, M. (2018) Trends in the valence band electronic structures of mixed uranium oxides. Chemical communications 54, 9757-9760. DOI
  23. Kuhn, A., Carlos Perez-Flores, J., Hoelzel, M., Baehtz, C., Sobrados, I., Sanz, J. and Garcia-Alvarado, F. (2018) Comprehensive investigation of the lithium insertion mechanism of the Na2Ti6O13 anode material for Li-ion batteries. Journal of Materials Chemistry A 6, 443-455. DOI
  24. Lahrouch, F., Siberchicot, B., Leost, L., Aupiais, J., Rossberg, A., Hennig, C., Den Auwer, C. and Di Giorgio, C. (2018) Polyethyleneimine methylenecarboxylate: a macromolecular DTPA analogue to chelate plutonium(IV). Chemical Communications 54, 11705-11708. DOI
  25. Léost, L., Roques, J., Meeren, A.V.D., Vincent, L., Sbirrazzuoli, N., Hennig, C., Rossberg, A., Aupiais, J., Pagnotta, S., DenAuwer, C. and Giorgio, C.D. (2018) Towards the development of chitosan nanoparticles for plutonium pulmonary decorporation. Dalton Trans. 47, 11605-11618. DOI
  26. Mistonov, A.A., Chumakov, A.P., Ermakov, R.P., Iskhakova, L.D., Zakharova, A.V., Chumakova, A.V. and Kvashnina, K.O. (2018) Electronic structure studies of bismuth compounds using high energy resolution X-ray spectroscopy and ab initio calculations. J. Alloy Compd. 753, 646-654. DOI
  27. Phuyal, D., Jain, S.M., Philippe, B., Johansson, M.B., Pazoki, M., Kullgren, J., Kvashnina, K.O., Klintenberg, M., Johansson, E.M.J., Butorin, S.M., Karis, O. and Rensmo, H. (2018) The electronic structure and band interface of cesium bismuth iodide on a titania heterostructure using hard X-ray spectroscopy. Journal of Materials Chemistry A 6, 9498-9505. DOI
  28. Phuyal, D., Mukherjee, S., Das, S., Jana, S., Kvashnina, K.O., Sarma, D.D., Rensmo, H., Buortin, S.M. and Karis, O. (2018) The origin of low bandgap and ferroelectricity of a co-doped BaTiO3. EPL 124, 6. DOI
  29. Phuyal, D., Safdari, M., Pazoki, M., Liu, P., Philippe, B., Kvashnina, K.O., Karis, O., Butorin, S.M., Rensmo, H.k., Edvinsson, T., Kloo, L. and Gardner, J.M. (2018) Electronic structure of two-dimensional lead(II) iodide perovskites: An experimental and theoretical study. ACS Chem. Mater. 30, 4959-4967. DOI
  30. Prieur, D., Epifano, E., Dardenne, K., Rothe, J., Hennig, C., Scheinost, A.C., Neuville, D.R. and Martin, P.M. (2018) Peculiar thermal behavior of UO2 local structure. Inorg. Chem. 57, 14890–14894. DOI
  31. Prieur, D., Martel, L., Vigier, J.-F., Scheinost, A.C., Kvashnina, K.O., Somers, J. and Martin, P.M. (2018) Aliovalent cation substitution in UO2: Electronic and local structures of U1-yLayO2±x solid solutions. Inorg. Chem. 57, 1535-1544. DOI
  32. Qiu, C., Eng, P.J., Hennig, C. and Schmidt, M. (2018) Competitive adsorption of ZrO2 nanoparticle and alkali cations (Li+-Cs+) on muscovite (001). Langmuir 34, 12270-12278. DOI
  33. Qiu, C., Eng, P.J., Hennig, C. and Schmidt, M. (2018) Formation and aggregation of ZrO2 nanoparticles on muscovite (001) J. Phys. Chem. C 122, 3865-3874. DOI
  34. Rojo, H., Scheinost, A.C., Lothenbach, B., Laube, A., Wieland, E. and Tits, J. (2018) Retention of selenium by calcium aluminate hydrate (AFm) phases under strongly reducing radioactive waste repository conditions. Dalton Trans. 47, 4209-4218. DOI
  35. Romanchuk, A.Y., Gracheva, N.N., Bryukhanova, K.I., Seregina, I.F., Trigub, A.L., Gavrichev, K.S. and Kalmykov, S.N. (2018) Sorption behavior and speciation of AmIII in orthophosphates of rare-earth elements. Mendeleev Communications 28, 303-305. DOI
  36. Tymen, S., Scheinost, A.C., Lozano-Rodriguez, M.J., Friebe, C. and Schubert, U.S. (2018) From cubic palladium to concave core-shell platinum palladium nanoparticles: Evolution of the structure and their electrochemical properties. Journal of the Electrochemical Society 165, H67-H77. DOI
  37. Vigier, J.F., Freis, D., Poml, P., Prieur, D., Lajarge, P., Gardeur, S., Guiot, A., Bouexiere, D. and Konings, R.J.M. (2018) Optimization of uranium-doped americium oxide synthesis for space application. Inorg. Chem. 57, 4317-4327. DOI
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  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. DOI: 10.1039/C4CC08103J
  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. DOI: 10.1021/es503877b
  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. 307, 111-121. DOI: 10.1007/s10967-015-4285-0
  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. DOI: 10.1007/s11356-014-3671-4
  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. DOI: 10.1039/c5dt00730e
  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. DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.5b01357
  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. DOI: 10.1021/ic502808n
  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. DOI: 10.1021/es5051925
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  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. DOI: 10.1107/S1600577515000764
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  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. DOI: 10.1016/j.jssc.2015.03.037
  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. 44, 2684-2692. DOI: 10.1039/c4dt02555e
  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. DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.5b00136 (open access)
  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. DOI: 10.1016/j.jnucmat.2015.05.033
  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. DOI: 10.1016/j.jnucmat.2014.09.014
  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. DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.5b00392 (open access)
  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. DOI: 10.1515/ract-2014-2272


  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. DOI: 10.1016/j.snb.2013.10.094
  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. DOI: 10.1016/j.jnucmat.2014.02.029
  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. DOI: 10.1021/es501923z
  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. DOI: 10.1007/s10534-014-9772-1
  5. Jordan, N., Ritter, A., Scheinost, A. C., Weiss, S., Schild, D., and Huebner, R., 2014. Selenium(IV) Uptake by Maghemite (γ-Fe2O3). Environ. Sci. Technol. 48, 1665-1674. DOI: 10.1021/es4045852
  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. DOI: 10.1021/es403995b
  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. DOI: 10.1021/ic500681k
  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. DOI: 10.1021/ic402664n
  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. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0102447
  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. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2014.02.025
  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. DOI: 10.1021/ic402306c
  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. DOI: 10.1021/es501887q
  13. Zanker, H. and Hennig, C., 2014. Colloid-borne forms of tetravalent actinides: A brief review. J. Contam. Hydrol. 157, 87-105. DOI: 10.1016/j.jconhyd.2013.11.004


  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. DOI: 10.1021/ic3023776
  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. DOI: 10.1016/j.jnucmat.2013.07.069
  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. DOI: 10.1524/ract.2013.2036
  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. DOI: 10.1021/es402962j
  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. DOI: 10.1039/c3nj00318c
  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. DOI: 10.1016/j.apgeochem.2012.10.024
  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. DOI: 10.1021/es4034183
  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. DOI: 10.1021/ic400999j
  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. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2012.10.051
  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. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201204101
  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. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2012.09.048
  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. DOI: 10.1524/ract.2013.2040
  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. DOI: 10.1039/C3DT51711J
  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. DOI: 10.1524/ract.2013.2024
  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. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2013.08.033
  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. DOI: 10.1016/j.jnucmat.2012.11.037
  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. DOI: 10.1039/c3dt51191j
  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. DOI: 10.1021/es304025x
  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. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms3942


  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. DOI: 10.1021/jp209476h
  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. DOI: 10.1007/s00216-012-6290-2
  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. DOI: 10.1039/c2dt30205e
  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. DOI: 10.1021/es203284s
  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. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2012.07.015
  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. DOI: 10.1039/C2DT31367G
  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. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2012.07.019
  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. DOI: 10.1039/C2DT12406H
  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. DOI: 10.1021/ic301565p
  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. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2012.04.017
  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. DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2012.04.014
  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. DOI: 10.1016/j.jssc.2012.05.006
  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. DOI: 10.1021/ic3003405
  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. DOI: 10.1021/ic201482n
  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. DOI: 10.1021/ic3003433


  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. DOI: 10.1039/c1dt10546a
  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. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2010.10.011
  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. DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201001004
  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. DOI: 10.1021/es2012897
  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. DOI: 10.1016/j.jconhyd.2011.02.002
  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. DOI: 10.1021/es200645a
  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. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2011.09.049
  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. DOI: 10.1021/es201003k
  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. DOI: 10.1021/ic200910f
  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. DOI: 10.1524/ract.2011.1848
  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. DOI: 10.1002/pssa.201000311
  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. DOI: 10.1021/es101189d


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