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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Publications 1999-2009


  1. Belin R. C., Martin P. M., Valenza P. J., and Scheinost A. C. (2009) Experimental insight into the radiation resistance of zirconia-based americium ceramics. Inorg Chem 48, 5376-5381. DOI: 10.1021/ic900369b
  2. Bonin L., Guillaumont D., Jeanson A., Auwer C. D., Grigoriev M., Berthet J.-C., C. Hennig, Scheinost A., and Moisy P. (2009) Thermodynamics and structure of actinide(IV) complexes with nitrilotriacetic acid. Inorg Chem 48, 3943-3953. DOI: 10.1021/ic801453w
  3. Breynaert, E., Kirschhock, C. E. A., and Maes, A., 2009. EXAFS and DFT: Evidence for the [Tc=O]2+ core. Dalton Trans., 9398-9401. DOI: 10.1039/B913558H
  4. Dardenne, K., Seibert, A., Denecke, M. A., and Marquardt, C. M., 2009. Plutonium(III,IV,VI) speciation in Gorleben groundwater using XAFS. Radiochim. Acta 97, 91-97. DOI: 10.1524/ract.2009.1581
  5. Di Giandomenico, M. V., Le Naour, C., Simoni, E., Gulliaumont, D., Moisy, P., Hennig, C., Conradson, C., and Den Auwer, C., 2009. Structure of early actinides(V) in acidic solutions. Radiochim. Acta 97, 347-353. DOI: 10.1524/ract.2009.1620
  6. Geissler, A., Merroun, M., Geipel, G., Reuther, H., and Selenska-Pobell, S., 2009. Biogeochemical changes induced in uranium mining waste pile samples by uranyl nitrate treatments under anaerobic conditions. Geobiology 7, 282-294. DOI: 10.1111/j.1472-4669.2009.00199.x
  7. Hattori T., Saito T., Ishida K., Scheinost A. C., Tsuneda T., Nagasaki S., and Tanaka S. (2009) The structure of monomeric and dimeric uranyl adsorption complexes on gibbsite: A combined DFT and EXAFS study. Geochim Cosmochim Ac 73, 5975-5988. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2009.07.004
  8. Hennig C., Ikeda-Ohno A., Tsushima S., and Scheinost A. C. (2009) The sulfate coordination of Np(IV), Np(V), and Np(VI) in aqueous solution. Inorg Chem 48, 5350-5360. DOI: 10.1021/ic9003005
  9. Hiemstra T., van Riemsdijk W. H., Rossberg A., and Ulrich K.-U. (2009) A surface structural model for ferrihydrite II: Adsorption of uranyl and carbonate. Geochim Cosmochim Ac 73(15), 4437-4451. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2009.04.035
  10. Ikeda-Ohno A., Hennig C., Tsushima S., Scheinost A. C., Bernhard G., and Yaita T. (2009) Speciation and structural study of U(IV) and -(VI) in perchloric and nitric acid solutions. Inorg Chem 48, 7201-7210. DOI: 10.1021/ic9004467
  11. Ikeda-Ohno, A., Tsushima, S., Takao, K., Rossberg, A., Funke, H., Scheinost, A. C., Bernhard, G., Yaita, T., and Hennig, C., 2009. Neptunium carbonato complexes in aqueous solution: An electrochemical, spectroscopic, and quantum chemical study. Inorg. Chem. 48, 11779–11787. DOI: 10.1021/ic901838r
  12. Jeanson A., Berthon C., Coantic S., Den Auwer C., Floquet N., Funke H., Guillaneux D., Hennig C., Martinez J., Moisy P., Petit S., Proux O., Quemeneur E., Solari P. L., and Subra G. (2009) The role of aspartyl-rich pentapeptides in comparative complexation of actinide(IV) and iron(III). Part 1. New J Chem 33, 976-985. DOI: 10.1039/b813523a
  13. Livi K. J. T., Senesi G., Scheinost A. C., and Sparks D. L. (2009) A microscopic examination of nanosized mixed Ni-Al hydroxide surface precipitates on pyrophyllite. Environ Sci Technol 43, 1299–1304. DOI: 10.1021/es8015606
  14. Martin P. M., Belin R. C., Valenza P. J., and Scheinost A. C. (2009) EXAFS study of the structural phase transition in the americium zirconate pyrochlore. J Nucl Mater 385, 126–130. DOI: 10.1016/j.jnucmat.2008.10.028
  15. Missana T., Alonso U., Scheinost A. C., Granizo N., and García-Gutiérrez M. (2009) Selenite retention by nanocrystalline magnetite: Role of adsorption, reduction and dissolution/co-precipitation processes. Geochim Cosmochim Ac 73, 6205-6217. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2009.07.005
  16. Nockemann P., Thijs B., Lunstroot K., Parac-Vogt T. N., Gorller-Walrand C., Binnemans K., Van Hecke K., Van Meervelt L., Nikitenko S., Daniels J., Hennig C., and Van Deun R. (2009) Speciation of rare-earth metal complexes in ionic liquids: A multiple-technique approach. Chemistry-a European Journal 15, 1449-1461. DOI: 10.1002/chem.200801418
  17. Rossberg A., Ulrich K.-U., Weiss S., Tsushima S., Hiemstra T., and Scheinost A. C. (2009) Identification of uranyl surface complexes on ferrihydrite: Advanced EXAFS data analysis and CD-MUSIC modeling. Environ Sci Technol 43, 1400–1406. DOI: 10.1021/es801727w
  18. Seco F., Hennig C., Pablo J. d., Rovira M., Rojo I., Mart V., Gimnez J., Duro L., Griv M., and Bruno J. (2009) Sorption of Th(IV) onto iron corrosion products: EXAFS study. Environ Sci Technol 43, 2825–2830. DOI: 10.1021/es803608a
  19. Sornein M. O., Mendes M., Cannes C., Le Naour C., Nockemann P., van Hecke K., van Meervelt L., Berthet J. C., and Hennig C. (2009) Coordination environment of [UO2Br4]2- in ionic liquids and crystal structure of [Bmim]2[UO2Br4]. Polyhedron 28, 1281-1286. DOI: 10.1016/j.poly.2009.02.027
  20. Suess E., Scheinost A. C., Bostick B. C., Merkel B. J., Wallschlaeger D., and Planer-Friedrich B. (2009) Discrimination of thioarsenites and thioarsenates by x-ray absorption spectroscopy. Analytical Chemistry 81, 8318–8326. DOI: 10.1021/ac901094b
  21. Takao K., Takao S., Scheinost A. C., Bernhard G., and Hennig C. (2009) Complex formation and molecular structure of neptunyl(VI) and -(V) acetates. Inorg Chem 48, 8803–8810. DOI: 10.1021/ic900981q
  22. Takao K., Tsushima S., Takao S., Scheinost A. C., Bernhard G., Ikeda Y., and Hennig C. (2009) X-ray absorption fine structures of uranyl(V) complexes in a nonaqueous solution. Inorg Chem 48, 9602–9604. DOI: 10.1021/ic901487r
  23. Takao S., Takao K., Kraus W., Emmerling F., Scheinost A. C., Bernhard G., and Hennig C. (2009) First hexanuclear UIV and ThIV formate complexes – Structure and stability range in aqueous solution. European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 32, 4771-4775. DOI: 10.1002/ejic.200900899


  1. Abrasonis G., Scheinost A. C., Zhou S., Torres R., Gago R., Jimenez I., Kuepper K., Potzger K., Krause M., Kolitsch A., Moller W., Bartkowski S., Neumann M., and Gareev R. R. (2008) X-ray spectroscopic and magnetic investigation of C : Ni nanocomposite films grown by ion beam cosputtering. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 112, 12628-12637. DOI: 10.1021/jp8011415
  2. Bossé E., Auwer C. D., Berthon C., Guilbaud P., Grigoriev M. S., Nikitenko S., Naour C. L., Cannes C., and Moisy P. (2008) Solvation of UCl62- anionic complex by MeBu3N+, BuMe2Im+, and BuMeIm+ cations. Inorg Chem 47, 5746-5755. DOI: 10.1021/ic702477z
  3. Hennig C., Ikeda A., Schmeide K., Brendler V., Moll H., Tsushima S., Scheinost A. C., Skanthakumar S., Wilson R., Soderholm L., Servaes K., Gorrler-Walrand C., and Van Deun R. (2008) The relationship of monodentate and bidentate coordinated uranium(VI) sulfate in aqueous solution. Radiochim Acta 96, 607-611. DOI: 10.1524/ract.2008.1543
  4. Hennig C., Kraus W., Emmerling F., Ikeda A., and Scheinost A. C. (2008) Coordination of a uranium(IV) sulfate monomer in an aqueous solution and in the solid state. Inorg Chem 47, 1634-1638. DOI: 10.1021/ic701880h
  5. Hennig C., Le Naour C., and Den Auwer C. (2008) Double photoexcitation involving 2p and 4f electrons in L3-edge x-ray absorption spectra of protactinium. Phys Rev B 77(235102), 235102 1-6. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.77.235102
  6. Hennig C., Servaes K., Nockemann P., Van Hecke K., Van Meervelt L., Wouters J., Fluyt L., Gorller-Walrand C., and Van Deun R. (2008) Species distribution and coordination of uranyl chloro complexes in acetonitrile. Inorg Chem 47(8), 2987-2993. DOI: 10.1021/ic7014435
  7. Ikeda A., Hennig C., Rossberg A., Tsushima S., Scheinost A. C., and Bernhard G. (2008) Structural determination of individual chemical species in a mixed system by iterative transformation factor analysis-based x-ray absorption spectroscopy combined with UV-visible absorption and quantum chemical calculation. Analytical Chemistry 80, 1102-1110. DOI: 10.1021/ac7021579
  8. Ikeda-Ohno A., Hennig C., Rossberg A., Funke H., Scheinost A. C., Bernhard G., and Yaita T. (2008) Electrochemical and complexation behavior of neptunium in aqueous perchlorate and nitrate solutions. Inorg Chem 47, 8294-8305. DOI: 10.1021/ic8009095
  9. Kirsch R., Scheinost A. C., Rossberg A., Banerjee D., and Charlet L. (2008) Reduction of antimony by nano-particulate magnetite and mackinawite. Mineralogical Magazine 72, 185-189. DOI: 10.1180/minmag.2008.072.1.185
  10. Krepelova A., Reich T., Sachs S., Drebert J., and Bernhard G. (2008) Structural characterization of U(VI) surface complexes on kaolinite in the presence of humic acid using EXAFS spectroscopy. J Colloid Interf Sci 319, 40-47. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2007.11.010
  11. Loyo R. L. d. A., Nikitenko S. I., Scheinost A. C., and Simonoff M. (2008) Immobilization of selenite on Fe3O4 and Fe/FeC3 ultrasmall particles. Environ Sci Technol 42, 2451-2456. DOI: 10.1021/es702579w
  12. Merroun, M. L. and Selenska-Pobell, S., 2008. Bacterial interactions with uranium: An environmental perspective. J. Contam. Hydrol. 102, 285-295. DOI: 10.1016/j.jconhyd.2008.09.019
  13. Montes-Hernandez G., Fernández-Martínez A., Charlet L., Renard F., Scheinost A. C., and Bueno M. (2008) Synthesis of a Se0/calcite composite using hydrothermal carbonation of Ca(OH)2 coupled to a complex selenocystine fragmentation. Crystal Growth & Design 8, 2497-2504. DOI: 10.1021/cg800141p
  14. Scheinost A. C. and Charlet L. (2008) Selenite reduction by mackinawite, magnetite and siderite: XAS characterization of nanosized redox products. Environ Sci Technol 42, 1984–1989. DOI: 10.1021/es071573f
  15. Scheinost A. C., Kirsch R., Banerjee D., Fernandez-Martinez A., Zaenker H., Funke H., and Charlet L. (2008) X-ray absorption and photoelectron spectroscopy investigation of selenite reduction by FeII-bearing minerals. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology 102, 228-245. DOI: 10.1016/j.jconhyd.2008.09.018
  16. Vigier N., Den Auwer C., Fillaux C., Maslennikov A., Noel H., Roques J., Shuh D. K., Simoni E., Tyliszczak T., and Moisy P. (2008) New data on the structure of uranium monocarbide. Chemistry of Materials 20, 3199-3204. DOI: 10.1021/cm8001783


  1. Billard I., Gaillard C., and Hennig C. (2007) Dissolution of UO2, UO3 and of some lanthanide oxides in Bumim Tf2N: effect of acid and water and formation of UO2(NO3)3. Dalton Transactions, 4214-4221. DOI: 10.1039/b706355e
  2. Charlet L., Scheinost A. C., Tournassat C., Greneche J. M., Géhin A., Fernández-Martínez A., Coudert S., Tisserand D., and Brendle J. (2007) Electron transfer at the mineral/water interface: Selenium reduction by ferrous iron sorbed on clay. Geochim Cosmochim Ac 71, 5731-5749. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2007.08.024
  3. Creamer N. J., Mikheenko I. P., Yong P., Deplanche K., Sanyahumbi D., Wood J., Pollman K., Merroun M. L., Selenska-Pobell S., and Macaskie L. E. (2007) Novel supported Pd hydrogenation bionanocatalyst for hybrid homogeneous/heterogeneous catalysis. Catalysis Today 128, 80-87. DOI: 10.1016/j.cattod.2007.04.014
  4. El Aamrani S., Gimenez J., Rovira M., Seco F., Grive M., Bruno J., Duro L., and de Pablo J. (2007) A spectroscopic study of uranium(VI) interaction with magnetite. Applied Surface Science 253, 8794-8797. DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2007.04.076
  5. Fillaux C., Berthet J. C., Conradson S. D., Guilbaud P., Guillaumont D., Hennig C., Moisy P., Roques J., Simoni E., Shuh D. K., Tyliszczak T., Castro-Rodriguez I., and Den Auwer C. (2007) Combining theoretical chemistry and XANES multi-edge experiments to probe actinide valence states. Comptes Rendus Chimie 10(10-11), 859-871. DOI: 10.1016/j.crci.2006.12.012
  6. Funke H., Chukalina M., and Scheinost A. C. (2007) A new FEFF-based wavelet for EXAFS data analysis. J Synchrotron Radiat 14, 426-432. DOI: 10.1107/S0909049507031901
  7. Gaillard C., Chaumont A., Billard I., Hennig C., Ouadi A., and Wipff G. (2007) Uranyl coordination in ionic liquids: The competition between ionic liquid anions, uranyl counterions and Cl- anions investigated by EXAFS, UV-vis spectroscopies and molcular dynamics simulations. Inorg Chem 46, 4815. DOI: 10.1021/ic061864+
  8. Ghabbour E. A., Scheinost A. C., and Davies G. (2007) XAFS studies of cobalt(II) binding by solid peat and soil-derived humic acids and plant-derived humic acid-like substances. Chemosphere 67, 285-291. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2006.09.094
  9. Hennig C. (2007) Evidence for double-electron excitations in the L3-edge x-ray absorption spectra of actinides. Phys Rev B 75(035120), 035120-1 - 035120-7. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.75.035120
  10. Hennig C., Schmeide K., Brendler V., Moll H., Tsushima S., and Scheinost A. C. (2007) EXAFS investigation of U(VI), U(IV), and Th(IV) sulfato complexes in aqueous solution. Inorg Chem 46, 5882 - 5892. DOI: 10.1021/ic0619759
  11. Ikeda A., Hennig C., Tsushima S., Takao K., Ikeda Y., Scheinost A. C., and Bernhard G. (2007) Comparative study of uranyl(VI) and -(V) carbonato complexes in an aqueous solution. Inorg Chem 46(10), 4212-4219. DOI: 10.1021/ic070051y
  12. Jroundi F., Merroun M. L., Arias J. M., Rossberg A., Selenska-Pobell S., and González-Muñoz M. T. (2007) Spectroscopic and microscopic characterization of uranium biomineralization in Myxococcus xanthus. Geomicrobiology Journal 24, 441-449. DOI: 10.1080/01490450701437651
  13. Martin P., Grandjean S., Valot C., Carlot G., Ripert M., Blanc P., and Hennig C. (2007) XAS study of (U1-yPuy)O2 solid solutions. J Alloy Compd 444, 410-414. DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2007.01.032
  14. Merroun M., Rossberg A., Hennig C., Scheinost A. C., and Selenska-Pobell S. (2007) Spectroscopic characterization of gold nanoparticles formed by cells and S-layer protein of Bacillus sphaericus JG-A12. Materials Science & Engineering C-Biomimetic and Supramolecular Systems 27, 188-192. DOI: 10.1016/j.msec.2006.05.001
  15. Nedelkova M., Merroun M. L., Rossberg A., Hennig C., and Selenska-Pobell S. (2007) Microbacterium isolates from the vicinity of a radioactive waste depository and their interactions with uranium. Fems Microbiology Ecology 59, 694-705. DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6941.2006.00261.x
  16. Nikitenko S. I., Hennig C., Grigoriev M. S., Le Naour C., Cannes C., Trubert D., Bossé E., Berthon C., and Moisy P. (2007) Structural and spectroscopic studies of the complex [BuMeIm]2[UCl6] in the solid state and in hydrophobic room temperature ionic liquid [BuMeIm][Tf2N]. Polyhedron 26, 3136-3142. DOI: 10.1016/j.poly.2007.02.014
  17. Opel K., Weiss S., Hubener S., Zanker H., and Bernhard G. (2007) Study of the solubility of amorphous and crystalline uranium dioxide by combined spectroscopic methods. Radiochim Acta 95, 143-149. DOI: 10.1524/ract.2007.95.3.143
  18. Servaes K., Hennig C., Billard I., Gaillard C., Binnemans K., Görler-Walrand C., and Van Deun R. (2007) Speciation of uranyl complexes in acetonitrile and in the ionic liquid 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium bis(trifluoromethylsulfonyl)imide. European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 5120-5126. DOI: 10.1002/ejic.200700475
  19. Soldatov A. V., Lamoen D., Konstantinovic M. J., Berghe S. V. d., Scheinost A. C., and Verwerft M. (2007) Local structure and oxidation state of uranium in some ternary oxides: X-ray absorption analysis. J Solid State Chem 180, 54-61. DOI: 10.1016/j.jssc.2006.08.038
  20. Tsushima S. (2007) Hydration and water-exchange mechanism of the UO22+ ion revisited: The validity of the “n + 1” model. J. Phys. Chem. A 111, 3613-3617. DOI: 10.1021/jp070433p
  21. Tsushima S., Rossberg A., Ikeda A., Müller K., and Scheinost A. C. (2007) Stoichiometry and structure of uranyl (VI) hydroxo dimer and trimer complexes in aqueous solution. Inorg Chem 46, 10819-10826. DOI: 10.1021/ic701607e


  1. Vulpius D., Geipel G., Baraniak L., Rossberg A., and Bernhard G. (2006) Complex formation of uranium(VI) with 4-hydroxy-3-methoxybenzoic acid and related compounds. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 270, 661-667. DOI: 10.1007/s10967-006-0445-6
  2. Ulrich K. U., Rossberg A., Foerstendorf H., Zanker H., and Scheinost A. C. (2006) Molecular characterization of uranium(VI) sorption complexes on iron(III)-rich acid mine water colloids. Geochim Cosmochim Ac 70, 5469-5487. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2006.08.031
  3. Stumpf S., Stumpf T., Dardenne K., Hennig C., Foerstendorf H., Klenze R., and Fanghanel T. (2006) Sorption of Am(III) onto 6-line- ferrihydrite and its alteration products: Investigations by EXAFS. Environ Sci Technol 40, 3522-3528. DOI: 10.1021/es052518e
  4. Schmeide K., Reich T., Sachs S., and Bernhard G. (2006) Plutonium(III) complexation by humic substances studied by X-ray absorption fine structure spectroscopy. Inorganica Chimica Acta 359, 237-242. DOI: 10.1016/j.ica.2005.10.037
  5. Scheinost A. C., Rossberg A., Vantelon D., Xifra I., Kretzschmar R., Leuz A. K., Funke H., and Johnson C. A. (2006) Quantitative antimony speciation in shooting-range soils by EXAFS spectroscopy. Geochim Cosmochim Ac 70, 3299-3312. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2006.03.020
  6. Pollmann K., Merroun M., Raff J., Hennig C., and Selenska-Pobell S. (2006) Manufacturing and characterization of Pd nanoparticles formed on immobilized bacterial cells. Letters in Applied Microbiology 43, 39-45. DOI: 10.1111/j.1472-765X.2006.01919.x
  7. Poineau F., Fattahi M., Den Auwer C., Hennig C., and Grambow B. (2006) Speciation of technetium and rhenium complexes by in situ XAS-electrochemistry. Radiochim Acta 94, 283-289. DOI: 10.1524/ract.2006.94.5.283
  8. Montavon G., Hennig C., Janvier P., and Grambow B. (2006) Comparison of complexed species of Eu in alumina-bound and free polyacrylic acid: A spectroscopic study. J Colloid Interf Sci 300, 482-490. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2006.04.053
  9. Moll H., Merroun M. L., Hennig C., Rossberg A., Selenska-Pobell S., and Bernhard G. (2006) The interaction of Desulfovibrio äspöensis DSM 10631T with plutonium. Radiochim Acta 94, 815-824. DOI: 10.1524/ract.2006.94.12.815
  10. Merroun M., Nedelkova M., Rossberg A., Hennig C., and Selenska-Pobell S. (2006) Interaction mechanisms of bacterial strains isolated from extreme habitats with uranium. Radiochim Acta 94, 723-729. DOI: 10.1524/ract.2006.94.9-11.723
  11. Fahmy K., Merroun M., Pollmann K., Raff J., Savchuk O., Hennig C., and Selenska-Pobell S. (2006) Secondary structure and Pd-(II) coordination in S-layer proteins from Bacillus sphaericus studied by infrared and x-ray absorption spectroscopy. Biophysical Journal 91, 996-1007. DOI: 10.1529/biophysj.105.079137
  12. Deschanels X., Picot V., Glorieux B., Jorion F., Peuget S., Roudil D., Jegou C., Broudic V., Cachia J. N., Advocat T., Den Auwer C., Fillet C., Coutures J. P., Hennig C., and Scheinost A. (2006) Plutonium incorporation in phosphate and titanate ceramics for minor actinide containment. J Nucl Mater 352, 233-240. DOI: 10.1016/j.jnucmat.2006.02.059
  13. Harfouche, M., Wieland, E., Dahn, R., Fujita, T., Tits, J., Kunz, D. and Tsukamoto, M. (2006) EXAFS study of U(VI) uptake by calcium silicate hydrates. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 303, 195-204. DOI
  14. Cachia J. N., Deschanels X., Den Auwer C., Pinet O., Phalippou J., Hennig C., and Scheinost A. (2006) Enhancing cerium and plutonium solubility by reduction in borosilicate glass. J Nucl Mater 352, 182-189. DOI: 10.1016/j.jnucmat.2006.02.052


  1. Walter M., Arnold T., Geipel G., Scheinost A., and Bernhard G. (2005) An EXAFS and TRLFS investigation on uranium(VI) sorption to pristine and leached albite surfaces. J Colloid Interf Sci 282, 293-305. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2004.08.133
  2. Voegelin A., Pfister S., Scheinost A. C., Marcus M. A., and Kretzschmar R. (2005) Changes in zinc speciation in a field soil after contamination with zinc oxide. Environ Sci Technol 39, 6616-6623. DOI: 10.1021/es047962g
  3. Vantelon D., Lanzirotti A., Scheinost A. C., and Kretzschmar R. (2005) Spatial distribution and speciation of lead around corroding bullets in a shooting range soil studied by micro-X-ray fluorescence and absorption spectroscopy. Environ Sci Technol 39, 4808-4815. DOI: 10.1021/es0482740
  4. Servaes K., Hennig C., Van Deun R., and Gorller-Walrand C. (2005) Structure of UO2Cl4 2- in acetonitrile. Inorg Chem 44, 7705-7707. DOI: 10.1021/ic051098r
  5. Schumacher M., Christl I., Scheinost A., Jacobsen C., and Kretzschmar R. (2005) Heterogeneity of water-dispersible soil colloids investigated by Scanning Transmission X-ray Microscopy and C-1s XANES micro-spectroscopy. Environ Sci Technol 39, 9094-9100. DOI: 10.1021/es050099f
  6. Schmeide K., Reich T., Sachs S., Brendler V., Heise K.-H., and Bernhard G. (2005) Neptunium(IV) complexation by humic substances studied by X-ray absorption fine structure spectroscopy. Radiochim Acta 93, 187-196. DOI: 10.1524/ract.
  7. Scheinost A. C., Rossberg A., Marcus M., Pfister S., and Kretzschmar R. (2005) Quantitative zinc speciation in soil with XAFS spectroscopy: Evaluation of iterative transformation factor analysis. Physica Scripta T115, 1038-1040.
  8. Sachs S., Schmeide K., Reich T., Brendler V., Heise K. H., and Bernhard G. (2005) EXAFS study on the neptunium(V) complexation by various humic acids under neutral pH conditions. Radiochim Acta 93, 17-25. DOI: 10.1524/ract.
  9. Rossberg A. and Scheinost A. C. (2005) Three-dimensional modeling of EXAFS spectral mixtures by combining Monte Carlo simulations and target transformation factor analysis. Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 383, 56-66. DOI: 10.1007/s00216-005-3369-z
  10. Rossberg A. and Scheinost A. C. (2005) Linking Monte-Carlo Simulation and Target Transformation Factor Analysis: A novel tool for the EXAFS analysis of mixtures. Physica Acta T115, 912-914.
  11. Merroun M. L., Raff J., Rossberg A., Hennig C., Reich T., and Selenska-Pobell S. (2005) Complexation of uranium by cells and S-layer sheets of Bacillus sphaericus JG-A12. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 71, 5532-5543. DOI: 10.1128/AEM.71.9.5532-5543.2005
  12. Llorens I., Den Auwer C., Moisy P., Ansoborlo E., Vidaud C., and Funke H. (2005) Neptunium uptake by serum transferrin. Febs Journal 272, 1739-1744. DOI: 10.1111/j.1742-4658.2005.04603.x
  13. Le Naour C., Trubert D., Di Giandomenico M. V., Fillaux C., Den Auwer C., Moisy P., and Hennig C. (2005) First structural characterization of a protactinium(V) single oxo bond in aqueous media. Inorg Chem 44, 9542-9546. DOI: 10.1021/ic0512330
  14. Kunicke M., Kamensky I. Y., Babanov Y. A., and Funke H. (2005) Efficient determination of optimal regularization parameter for inverse problem in EXAFS spectroscopy. Physica Scripta T115, 237-239.
  15. Hennig C., Tutschku J., Rossberg A., Bernhard G., and Scheinost A. C. (2005) Comparative EXAFS investigation of uranium(VI) and -(IV) aquo chloro complexes in solution using a newly developed spectroelectrochemical cell. Inorg Chem 44, 6655-6661. DOI: 10.1021/ic048422n
  16. Hennig C., Reich T., Kraus W., Reck G., Prokert F., and Schell N. (2005) Combining EXAFS and X-ray powder diffraction to solve structures containing heavy atoms. Physica Scripta T115, 352-355.
  17. Gaillard C., El Azzi A., Billard I., Bolvin H., and Hennig C. (2005) Uranyl complexation in fluorinated acids (HF, HBF4, HPF6, HTf2N): A combined experimental and theoretical study. Inorg Chem 44, 852-861. DOI: 10.1021/ic0490324
  18. Funke H., Scheinost A. C., and Chukalina M. (2005) Wavelet analysis of extended X-ray absorption fine structure data. Physical Review B 71, 094110. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.71.094110
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  20. Denecke M. A., Rossberg A., Panak P. J., Weigl M., Schimmelpfennig B., and Geist A. (2005) Characterization and comparison of Cm(III) and Eu(III) complexed with 2,6-di(5,6-dipropyl-1,2,4-triazin-3-yl)pyridine using EXAFS, TRFLS, and quantum-chemical methods. Inorg Chem 44, 8418-8425. DOI: 10.1021/ic0511726
  21. Den Auwer C., Llorens I., Moisy P., Vidaud C., Goudard F., Barbot C., Solari P. L., and Funke H. (2005) Actinide uptake by transferrin and ferritin metalloproteins. Radiochim Acta 93, 699-703. DOI: 10.1524/ract.2005.93.11.699
  22. Amayri S., Reich T., Arnold T., Geipel G., and Bernhard G. (2005) Spectroscopic characterization of alkaline earth uranyl carbonates. J Solid State Chem 178, 567-577. DOI: 10.1016/j.jssc.2004.07.050


  1. Stumpf T., Hennig C., Bauer A., Denecke M. A., and Fanghanel T. (2004) An EXAFS and TRLFS study of the sorption of trivalent actinides onto smectite and kaolinite. Radiochim Acta 92, 133-138. DOI: 10.1524/ract.
  2. Maes A., Geraedts K., Bruggeman C., Vancluysen J., Rossberg A., and Hennig C. (2004) Evidence for the interaction of technetium colloids with humic substances by X-ray absorption spectroscopy. Environ Sci Technol 38, 2044-2051. DOI: 10.1021/es034720s
  3. Livens F. R., Jones M. J., Hynes A. J., Charnock J. M., Mosselmans J. F. W., Hennig C., Steele H., Collison D., Vaughan D. J., Pattrick R. A. D., Reed W. A., and Moyes L. N. (2004) X-ray absorption spectroscopy studies of reactions of technetium, uranium and neptunium with mackinawite. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity 74, 211-219. DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvrad.2004.01.012
  4. Koban A., Geipel G., Rossberg A., and Bernhard G. (2004) Uranyl(VI) complexes with sugar phosphates in aqueous solution. Radiochim Acta 92, 903-908. DOI: 10.1524/ract.92.12.903.55114
  5. Chukalina M. V., Dubrovskii Y. V., and Funke H. (2004) Wavelet analysis and its application in tunneling and x-ray spectroscopy. Low Temperature Physics 30, 930-936. DOI: 10.1063/1.1820026
  6. Chukalina M., Golosio B., Simonovici A., and Funke H. (2004) X-ray tomography: How to evaluate the reconstruction quality? Spectrochim. Acta B 59, 1755-1758. DOI: 10.1016/j.sab.2004.03.017
  7. Amayri S., Arnold T., Reich T., Foerstendorf H., Geipel G., Bernhard G., and Massanek A. (2004) Spectroscopic characterization of the uranium carbonate andersonite Na2Ca UO2(CO3)3 x 6H2O. Environ Sci Technol 38, 6032-6036. DOI: 10.1021/es049417l


  1. Walter M., Arnold T., Reich T., and Bernhard G. (2003) Sorption of uranium(VI) onto ferric oxides in sulfate-rich acid waters. Environ Sci Technol 37, 2898-2904. DOI: 10.1021/es025749j
    Schmeide K., Sachs S., Bubner M., Reich T., Heise K. H., and Bernhard G. (2003) Interaction of uranium(VI) with various modified and unmodified natural and synthetic humic substances studied by EXAFS and FTIR spectroscopy. Inorganica Chimica Acta 351, 133-140. DOI: 10.1016/S0020-1693(03)00184-1
  2. Rossberg A., Reich T., and Bernhard G. (2003) Complexation of uranium(VI) with protocatechuic acid - application of iterative transformation factor analysis to EXAFS spectroscopy. Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 376, 631-638. DOI: 10.1007/s00216-003-1963-5
  3. Roberts D. R., Scheinost A. C., and Sparks D. L. (2003) Zinc speciation in contaminated soils combining direct and indirect characterization methods. In Geochemical and Hydrological Reactivity of Heavy Metals in Soils (ed. H. M. Selim and W. L. Kingery), pp. 187-227. CRC Press.
  4. Moll H., Geipel G., Reich T., Bernhard G., Fanghanel T., and Grenthe I. (2003) Uranyl(VI) complexes with alpha-substituted carboxylic acids in aqueous solution. Radiochim Acta 91, 11-20. DOI: 10.1524/ract.
  5. Merroun M., Hennig C., Rossberg A., Reich T., and Selenska-Pobell S. (2003) Characterization of U(VI)-Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans complexes using EXAFS, transmission electron microscopy, and energy-dispersive X-ray analysis. Radiochim Acta 91, 583-591. DOI: 10.1524/ract.91.10.583.22477
  6. Martin P., Ripert M., Petit T., Reich T., Hennig C., D'Acapito F., Hazemann J. L., and Proux O. (2003) A XAS study of the local environments of cations in (U, Ce)O2. J Nucl Mater 312, 103-110. DOI: 10.1016/S0022-3115(02)01590-8
  7. Lomenech C., Simoni E., Drot R., Erhardt J.-J., and Mielczarski J. (2003) Sorption of uranium(IV) species on zircon: structural investigation of the solid/solution interface. Colloids and Interface Science 261, 221-232. DOI: 10.1016/S0021-9797(03)00101-2
  8. Hennig C., Reck G., Reich T., Rossberg A., Kraus W., and Sieler J. (2003) EXAFS and XRD investigations of zeunerite and meta-zeunerite. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie 218, 37-45. DOI: 10.1524/zkri.
  9. Gunther A., Bernhard G., Geipel G., Reich T., Rossberg A., and Nitsche H. (2003) Uranium speciation in plants. Radiochim Acta 91, 319-328. DOI: 10.1524/ract.91.6.319.20022
  10. Den Auwer C., Drot R., Simoni E., Conradson S. D., Gailhanou M., and Mustre de Leon J. (2003) Grazing incidence XAFS spectroscopy of uranyl sorbed onto TiO2 rutile surfaces. New J Chem 27, 648-655. DOI: 10.1039/b209961f
  11. Dahn R., Scheidegger A. M., Manceau A., Schlegel M. L., Baeyens B., Bradbury M. H., and Chateigner D. (2003) Structural evidence for the sorption of Ni(II) atoms on the edges of montmorillonite clay minerals: A polarized X-ray absorption fine structure study. Geochim Cosmochim Ac 67, 1-15. DOI: 10.1016/S0016-7037(02)01005-0


  1. Zänker H., Moll H., Richter W., Brendler V., Hennig C., Reich T., Kluge A., and Hüttig G. (2002) The colloid chemistry of acidic rock drainage solution from an abandoned Zn-Pb-Ag mine. Appl. Geochem. 17, 633-648. DOI: 10.1016/S0883-2927(01)00126-3
  2. Vichot L., Ouvrard G., Montavon G., Fattahi M., Musikas C., and Grambow B. (2002) XAS study of technetium(IV) polymer formation in mixed sulphate/chloride media. Radiochim Acta 90, 575-579. DOI: 10.1524/ract.2002.90.9-11_2002.575
  3. Tsushima S., Uchida Y., and Reich T. (2002) A theoretical study on the structures of UO2(CO3)34-, Ca2UO2(CO3)30, and Ba2UO2(CO3)30. Chemical Physics Letters 357, 73-77. DOI: 10.1016/S0009-2614(02)00443-8
  4. Toraishi T., Farkas I., Szabó Z., and Grenthe I. (2002) Complexation of Th(IV) and various lanthanides(III) by glycolic acid; potentiometric, 13C-NMR and EXAFS studies. Journal of Chemical Society, Dalton Transactions 20, 3805-3812. DOI: 10.1039/b204717a
  5. Panak P. J., Knopp R., Booth C. H., and Nitsche H. (2002) Spectroscopic studies on the interaction of U(VI) with Bacillus sphaericus. Radiochim Acta 90, 779-783. DOI: 10.1524/ract.2002.90.9-11_2002.779
  6. Panak P. J., Booth C. H., Caulder D. L., Bucher J. J., Shuh D. K., and Nitsche H. (2002) X-ray absorption fine structure spectroscopy of plutonium complexes with Bacillus sphaericus. Radiochim Acta 90, 315-321. DOI: 10.1524/ract.2002.90.6.315
  7. Ordonez-Regil E., Drot R., Simoni E., and Ehrhardt J. J. (2002) Sorption of uranium(VI) onto lanthanum phosphate surfaces. Langmuir 18, 7977-7984. DOI: 10.1021/la025674x
  8. Moyes L. N., Jones M. J., Reed W. A., Livens F. R., Charnock J. M., Mosselmans J. F. W., Hennig C., Vaughan D. J., and Pattrick R. A. D. (2002) An X-ray absorption spectroscopy study of neptunium(V) reactions with mackinawite (FeS). Environ Sci Technol 36, 179-183. DOI: 10.1021/es0100928
  9. Merroun M., Hennig C., Rossberg A., Geipel G., Reich T., and Selenska-Pobell S. (2002) Molecular and atomic analysis of uranium complexes formed by three eco-types of Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans. Biochem Soc T 30, 669-672. DOI: 10.1042/bst0300669
  10. Hennig C., Reich T., Dahn R., and Scheidegger A. M. (2002) Structure of uranium sorption complexes at montmorillonite edge sites. Radiochim Acta 90, 653-657. DOI: 10.1524/ract.2002.90.9-11_2002.653
  11. Geraedts K., Bruggeman C., Maes A., Van Loon L. R., Rossberg A., and Reich T. (2002) Evidence for the existence of Tc(IV) - humic substance species by X-ray absorption near-edge spectroscopy. Radiochim Acta 90, 879-884. DOI: 10.1524/ract.2002.90.12_2002.879
  12. Dähn R., Scheidegger A. M., Manceau A., Curti E., Baeyens B., Bradbury M. H., and Chateignert D. (2002) Th uptake on montmorillonite: a powder and polarized extended x-ray absorption fine structure (EXAFS) study. J Colloid Interf Sci 249, 8-21. DOI: 10.1006/jcis.2002.8236
  13. Dardenne K., Schäfer T., Lindqvist-Reis P., Denecke M. A., Plaschke M., Rothe J., and Kim J. I. (2002) Low temperature XAFS investigation on the lutetium binding changes during the 2-line ferrihydrite alteration process. Environ Sci Technol 36, 5092-5099. DOI: 10.1021/es025513f


  1. Vallet V., Wahlgren U., Schimmelpfennig B., Moll H., Szabo Z., and Grenthe I. (2001) Solvent effects on uranium(VI) fluoride and hydroxide complexes studied by EXAFS and quantum chemistry. Inorg Chem 40, 3516-3525. DOI: 10.1021/ic001405n
  2. Semon L., Boehme C., Billard I., Hennig C., Lutzenkirchen K., Reich T., Rossberg A., Rossini I., and Wipff G. (2001) Do perchlorate and triflate anions bind to the uranyl cation in an acidic aqueous medium? A combined EXAFS and quantum mechanical investigation. Chemphyschem 2, 591-598. publications/PublDoc-3000.pdf
  3. Seifert S., Kunstler J. U., Gupta A., Funke H., Reich T., Pietzsch H. E., Alberto R., and Johannsen B. (2001) Reactivity of technetium(I) thioether carbonyl complexes towards histidine - An EXAFS study in solution. Inorganica Chimica Acta 322, 79-86. DOI: 10.1016/S0020-1693(01)00544-8
  4. Reich T., Rossberg A., Hennig C., and Reich G. (2001) Characterization of chromium complexes in chrome tannins, leather, and gelatin using extended X-ray absorption fine structure (EXAFS) spectroscopy. J. Am. Leather Chem. Assoc. 96, 133-147.
  5. Hennig C., Reich T., Funke H., Rossberg A., Rutsch M., and Bernhard G. (2001) EXAFS as a tool for bond-length determination in the environment of heavy atoms. J Synchrotron Radiat 8, 695-697. DOI: 10.1107/S0909049500016186
  6. Hennig C., Panak P. J., Reich T., Rossberg A., Raff J., Selenska-Pobell S., Matz W., Bucher J. J., Bernhard G., and Nitsche H. (2001) EXAFS investigation of uranium(VI) complexes formed at Bacillus cereus and Bacillus sphaericus surfaces. Radiochim Acta 89, 625-631. DOI: 10.1524/ract.2001.89.10.625
  7. Bolvin, H., Wahlgren U., Moll H., Reich T., Geipel G., Fanghänel T., and Grenthe I. (2001) On the structure of Np(VI) and Np(VII) species in alkaline solution studied by EXAFS and quantum chemical methods. J. Phys. Chem. A 105, 11441-11445. DOI: 10.1021/jp0114283
  8. Funke H., Bernhard G., Claussner J., Jansen K., Matz W., Nitsche H., Oehme W., Reich T., and Rollig D. (2001) Technical description of the radiological safety system for X- ray absorption spectroscopy experiments on radioactive samples at the Rossendorf Beamline. Kerntechnik 66, 195-201.
  9. Dardenne K., Schaefer T., Denecke M. A., Rothe J., and Kim J. I. (2001) Identification and characterization of sorbed lutetium species on 2-line ferrihydrite by sorption data modeling, TRLFS and EXAFS.Radiochim Acta 89, 469-479. DOI: 10.1524/ract.2001.89.7.469
  10. Bernhard G., Geipel G., Reich T., Brendler V., Amayri S., and Nitsche H. (2001) Uranyl(VI) carbonate complex formation: Validation of the Ca2UO2(CO3)(3)(aq.) species. Radiochim Acta 89, 511-518. DOI: 10.1524/ract.2001.89.8.511


  1. Szabo Z., Moll H., and Grenthe I. (2000) Structure and dynamics in the complex ion (UO2)2(CO3)(OH)3-. J Chem Soc Dalton, 3158-3161. DOI: 10.1039/b001561j
  2. Seifert S., Kunstler J. U., Gupta A., Funke H., Reich T., Hennig C., Rossberg A., Pietzsch H. J., Alberto R., and Johannsen B. (2000) EXAFS analyses of technetium(I) carbonyl complexes - stability studies in solutions. Radiochim Acta 88, 239-245. DOI: 10.1524/ract.2000.88.3-4.239
  3. Rossberg A., Baraniak L., Reich T., Hennig C., Bernhard G., and Nitsche H. (2000) EXAFS structural analysis of aqueous uranium(VI) complexes with lignin degradation products. Radiochim Acta 88, 593-597. DOI: 10.1524/ract.2000.88.9-11.593
  4. Reich T., Bernhard G., Geipel G., Funke H., Hennig C., Rossberg A., Matz W., Schell N., and Nitsche H. (2000) The Rossendorf Beam Line ROBL - a dedicated experimental station for XAFS measurements of actinides and other radionuclides. Radiochim Acta 88, 633-637. DOI: 10.1524/ract.2000.88.9-11.633
  5. Moll H., Reich T., and Szabo Z. (2000) The hydrolysis of dioxouranium(VI) investigated using EXAFS and O-17-NMR. Radiochim Acta 88, 411-415. DOI: 10.1524/ract.2000.88.7.411
  6. Moll H., Reich T., Hennig C., Rossberg A., Szabo Z., and Grenthe I. (2000) Solution coordination chemistry of uranium in the binary UO22+-SO42- and the ternary UO22+-SO42--OH- system. Radiochim Acta 88, 559-566. DOI: 10.1524/ract.2000.88.9-11.559


  1. Wahlgren U., Moll H., Grenthe I., Schimmelpfennig B., Maron L., Vallet V., and Gropen O. (1999) Structure of uranium(VI) in strong alkaline solutions. A combined theoretical and experimental investigation. J Phys Chem A 103, 8257-8264. DOI: 10.1021/jp990042d
  2. Moll H., Denecke M. A., Jalilehvand F., Sandstrom M., and Grenthe I. (1999) Structure of the aqua ions and fluoride complexes of uranium(IV) and thorium(IV) in aqueous solution an EXAFS study. Inorg Chem 38, 1795-1799. DOI: 10.1021/ic981362z
  3. Matz W., Schell N., Bernhard G., Prokert F., Reich T., Claussner J., Oehme W., Schlenk R., Dienel S., Funke H., Eichhorn F., Betzl M., Prohl D., Strauch U., Huttig G., Krug H., Neumann W., Brendler V., Reichel P., Denecke M. A., and Nitsche H. (1999) ROBL - a CRG beamline for radiochemistry and materials research at the ESRF. J Synchrotron Radiat 6, 1076-1085. DOI: 10.1107/S0909049599010663
  4. Lukens W. W., Allen P. G., Bucher J. J., Edelstein N. N., Hudson E. A., Shuh D. K., Reich T., and Andersen R. A. (1999) Structures of substituted-cyclopentadienyl uranium(III) dimers and related uranium metallocenes deduced by EXAFS. Organometallics 18, 1253-1258. DOI: 10.1021/om980600v
  5. Hudson E. A., Terminello L. J., Viani B. E., Denecke M., Reich T., Allen P. G., Bucher J. J., Shuh D. K., and Edelstein N. M. (1999) The structure of U6+ sorption complexes on vermiculite and hydrobiotite. Clay Clay Miner 47, 439-457.
  6. Denecke M. A., Bublitz D., Kim J. I., Moll H., and Farkes I. (1999) EXAFS investigation of the interaction of hafnium and thorium with humic acid and Bio-Rex70. J Synchrotron Radiat 6, 394-396. DOI: 10.1107/S0909049598013478