Dr. Kristina Kvashnina

ERC Group Head at BM20-ROBL (ESRF)
Molecular Structures
Phone: +33 476 88 2367

Publications of the TOP group

Publications of the TOP group


High surface area “3D Graphene Oxide” for enhanced sorption of radionuclides

Boulanger, N.; Kuzenkova, A. S.; Iakunkov, A.; Nordenström, A.; Romanchuk, A. Y.; Trigub, A. L.; Zasimov, P. V.; Podana, M.; Enachescu, M.; Bauters, S.; Amidani, L.; Kvashnina, K. O.; Kalmykov, S. N.; Talyzin, A. V.

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X-ray spectroscopic study of chemical state in uranium carbides

Butorin, S. M.; Bauters, S.; Amidani, L.; Beck, A.; Weiss, S.; Vitova, T.; Tougaite, O.

Application of multi-edge HERFD-XAS to assess the uranium valence electronic structure in potassium uranate (KUO3)

Bes, R.; Leinders, G.; Kvashnina, K.

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Effective coordination numbers from EXAFS: General approaches for dioxides

Romanchuk, A.; Trigub, A.; Plakhova, T.; Kuzenkova, A.; Svetogorov, R.; Kvashnina, K.; Kalmykov, S.

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To form or not to form: PuO2 nanoparticles at acidic pH

Gerber, E.; Romanchuk, A. Y.; Weiss, S.; Kuzenkova, A.; Hynault, M.; Bauters, S.; Egorov, A.; Butorin, S. M.; Kalmykov, S. N.; Kvashnina, K. O.

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  • Open Access Logo Environmental Science: Nano 9(2022), 1509-1518
    Online First (2022) DOI: 10.1039/d1en00666e

HERFD-XANES and RIXS study on the electronic structure of trivalent lanthanides across a series of isostructural compounds

Zasimov, P. V.; Amidani, L.; Retegan, M.; Walter, O.; Caciuffo, R.; Kvashnina, K. O.

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Insights into the Electronic Structure of a U(IV) Amido and U(V) Imido Complex

Köhler, L.; Patzschke, M.; Bauters, S.; Vitova, T.; Butorin, S. M.; Kvashnina, K.; Schmidt, M.; März, J.; Stumpf, T.

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Uranium remobilisation in anoxic deep rock-groundwater system in response to late Quaternary climate changes – Results from Forsmark, Sweden

Suksi, J.; Tullborg, E.-L.; Pidchenko, I.; Krall, L.; Sandström, B.; Kaksonen, K.; Vitova, T.; Kvashnina, K. O.; Göttlicher, J.

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Formation of plutonium (IV) silicate species in very alkaline reactive media

Estevenon, P.; Dumas, T.; Lorenzo Solari, P.; Welcomme, E.; Szenknect, S.; Mesbah, A.; Kvashnina, K. O.; Moisy, P.; Poinssot, C.; Dacheux, N.

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Probing the local coordination of hexavalent uranium and the splitting of 5f orbitals induced by chemical bonding.

Amidani, L.; Retegan, M.; Volkova, A.; Popa, K.; Martin, P. M.; Kvashnina, K.

Emergence of cobalt oxide nano-assemblies: X-ray in situ studies bridging the molecular- and macro- length scales

Grote, L.; Zito, C. A.; Frank, K.; Dippel, A.-C.; Reisbeck, P.; Pitala, K.; Kvashnina, K. O.; Bauters, S.; Detlefs, B.; Ivashko, O.; Pandit, P.; Rebber, M.; Harouna-Mayer, S. Y.; Nickel, B.; Koziej, D.

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Thermoelectricity and electronic properties of Y1-xCexCrB4

Flipo, S.; Rosner, H.; Bobnar, M.; Kvashnina, K.; Leithe-Jasper, A.; Gumeniuk, R.

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The state of platinum in pyrrhotite determined by X-ray absorption spectroscopy

Filimonova, O. N.; Trigub, A. L.; Nickolsky, M. S.; Chareev, D. A.; Kvashnina, K.; Kovalchuk, E. V.; Vikentyev, I. V.; Reukov, V. L.; Tagirov, B.

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Insight into the structure-property relationship of UO2 nanoparticles

Gerber, E.; Romanchuk, A. Y.; Weiss, S.; Bauters, S.; Schacherl, B.; Vitova, T.; Hübner, R.; Shams Aldin Azzam, S.; Detollenaere, D.; Banerjee, D.; Butorin, S. M.; Kalmykov, S. N.; Kvashnina, K.

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Elucidation of the electron transfer mechanism in Eu2+ and Sm3+ codoped CaF2: A step towards better understanding of trapping and detrapping in luminescent materials

Joos, J. J.; van der Heggen, D.; Amidani, L.; Seijo, L.; Barandiarán, Z.

ROBL-II at ESRF: A synchrotron toolbox for actinide research

Scheinost, A.; Claußner, J.; Exner, J.; Feig, M.; Findeisen, S.; Hennig, C.; Kvashnina, K.; Naudet, D.; Prieur, D.; Roßberg, A.; Schmidt, M.; Qiu, C.; Colomp, P.; Cohen, C.; Dettona, E.; Dyadkin, V.; Stumpf, T.

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Biomineralization of uranium-phosphates fueled by microbial 1 degradation of isosaccharinic acid (ISA)

Kuippers, G.; Morris, K.; Townsend, L. T.; Bots, P.; Kvashnina, K.; Bryan, N.; Lloyd, J. R.

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The application of HEXS and HERFD XANES for accurate structural characterization of actinide nanomaterials: application to ThO₂.

Amidani, L.; Vaughan, G. B. M.; Plakhova, T. V.; Romanchuk, A. Y.; Gerber, E.; Svetogorov, R.; Weiß, S.; Joly, Y.; Kalmykov, S. N.; Kvashnina, K.


The effect of Pd(II) chloride complexes anchoring on the formation and properties of Pd/MgAlOx catalysts

Belskaya, O. B.; Zaikovskii, V. I.; Gulyaeva, T. I.; Talsi, V. P.; Trubina, S. V.; Kvashnina, K.; Nizovskii, A. I.; Kalinkin, A. V.; Bukhtiyarov, V. I.; A. Likholobov, V.

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Better Together: Ilmenite/Hematite Junctions for Photoelectrochemical Water Oxidation

Berardi, S.; Kesavan, J. K.; Amidani, L.; Meloni, E. M.; Marelli, M.; Boscherini, F.; Caramori, S.; Pasquini, L.

Damages induced by synchrotron radiation-based X-ray microanalysis in chrome yellow paints and related Cr-compounds: assessment, quantification and mitigation strategies

Monico, L.; Cotte, M.; Vanmeert, F.; Amidani, L.; Janssens, K.; Nuyts, G.; Garrevoet, J.; Falkenberg, G.; Glatzel, P.; Romani, A.; Miliani, C.

Enhanced Sorption of Radionuclides by Defect-Rich Graphene Oxide

Boulanger, N.; Kuzenkova, A. S.; Iakunkov, A.; Romanchuk, A. Y.; Trigub, A. L.; Egorov, A. V.; Bauters, S.; Amidani, L.; Retegan, M.; Kvashnina, K.; Kalmykov, S. N.; Talyzin, A. V.

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The state of trace elements (In, Cu, Ag) in sphalerite studied by X-ray absorption spectroscopy of synthetic minerals

Trofimov, N. D.; Trigub, A. L.; Tagirov, B. R.; Filimonova, O. N.; Evstigneeva, P. V.; Chareev, D. A.; Kvashnina, K.; Nickolsky, M. S.

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Fingerprinting mean composition of lithium polysulfide standard solutions by applying high energy resolution fluorescence detected X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy

Robba, A.; Barchasza, C.; Bučar, K.; Petric, M.; Žitnik, M.; Kvashnina, K.; Vaughan, G. B. M.; Bouchet, R.; Alloin, F.; Kavčič, M.

Identification of Dy³⁺ /Dy²⁺ as electron trap in persistent phosphors

Joos, J. J.; Korthout, K.; Amidani, L.; Glatzel, P.; Poelman, D.; Smet, P. F.

Broadband Infrared LEDs based on Europium-To-Terbium Charge Transfer Luminescence

Joos, J.; van der Heggen, D.; Martin, L.; Amidani, L.; Smet, P.; Barandiarán, Z.; Seijo, L.

In situ study of the synthesis of thorite (ThSiO4) under environmental representative conditions

Estevenon, P.; Causse, J.; Szenknect, S.; Welcomme, E.; Mesbah, A.; Moisy, P.; Poinssot, C.; Dacheux, N.

Structure of Reduced Cerium Oxide Ultrathin films on Pt(111): Local Atomic Environment and Long-range Order

Pelli Cresi, J.; Znaiguia, R.; Carlà, F.; Isern, H.; Benedetti, F.; Gasperi, G.; Amidani, L.; Valeri, S.; Boscherini, F.; Luches, P.

Synthesis, Structural, and Electronic Properties of K2PuVIO2(CO3)3(cr): An Environmentally Relevant Plutonium Carbonate Complex

Pidchenko, I.; März, J.; Hunault, M. O. J. Y.; Bauters, S.; Butorin, S. M.; Kvashnina, K.

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Formation of PuSiO4 under hydrothermal conditions

Estevenon, P.; Welcomme, E.; Tamain, C.; Jouan, G.; Szenknect, S.; Mesbah, A.; Poinssot, C.; Moisy, P.; Dacheux, N.

Size Dependence of Lattice Parameter and Electronic Structure in CeO2 Nanoparticles

Prieur, D.; Bonani, W.; Popa, K.; Walter, O.; Kriegsman, K.; Engelhard, M.; Guo, X.; Eloirdi, R.; Gouder, T.; Beck, A.; Vitova, T.; Scheinost, A.; Kvashnina, K.; Martin, P.

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Local Structure in U(IV) and U(V) Environments: The Case of U3O7

Leinders, G.; Bes, R.; Kvashnina, K.; Verwerft, M.

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Modeling of Nuclear Waste Forms: State-of-the-Art and Perspectives

Kowalski, P. M.; Lange, S.; Deissmann, G.; Sun, M.; Kvashnina, K.; Baker, R.; Kegler, P.; Murphy, G.; Bosbach, D.

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Soft hydrothermal synthesis of hafnon, HfSiO4

Estevenon, P.; Kaczmarek, T.; Rafiuddin, M. R.; Welcomme, E.; Szenknect, S.; Mesbah, A.; Moisy, P.; Poinssot, C.; Dacheux, N.

Signatures of Technetium Oxidation States: A New Approach

Bauters, S.; Scheinost, A.; Schmeide, K.; Weiß, S.; Dardenne, K.; Rothe, J.; Mayordomo, N.; Steudtner, R.; Stumpf, T.; Abram, U.; Butorin, S.; Kvashnina, K.

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The missing pieces of the PuO2 nanoparticles puzzle

Gerber, E.; Romanchuk, A.; Pidchenko, I.; Amidani, L.; Roßberg, A.; Hennig, C.; Vaughan, G.; Trigub, A.; Egorova, T.; Bauters, S.; Plakhova, T.; Hunault, M.; Weiß, S.; Butorin, S.; Scheinost, A.; Kalmykov, S.; Kvashnina, K.

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A multi-technique study of altered granitic rock from the Krunkelbach Valley uranium deposit, Southern Germany

Pidchenko, I.; Bauters, S.; Sinenko, I.; Hempel, S.; Amidani, L.; Detollenaere, D.; Vinze, L.; Banerjee, D.; Silfhouth, R.; Kalmykov, S.; Göttlicher, J.; Baker, R. J.; Kvashnina, K.

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Organic Iron Complexes Enhance Iron Transport Capacity along Estuarine Salinity Gradients

Herzog, S. D.; Kvashnina, K.; Persson, P.; Kritzberg, E.

New insights into the mechanism of graphene oxide and radionuclide interaction through vacancy defects

Kuzenkova, A.; Romanchuk, A.; Trigub, A.; Maslakov, K.; Egorov, A.; Amidani, L.; Kittrelle, C.; Kvashnina, K.; Toure, J.; Talyzin, A.; Kalmykov, S.

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Measurement of f orbital hybridization in rare earths through electric dipole-octupole interference in X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy

Juhin, A.; Collins, S. P.; Joly, Y.; Diaz-Lopez, M.; Kvashnina, K.; Glatzel, P.; Brouder, C.; de Groot, F.

The effect of long-range order on intermolecular interactions in organic semiconductors: zinc octaethyl porphyrin molecular thin film model systems.

Kumar, A.; Naumenko, D.; Rossi, G.; Magnano, E.; Nappini, S.; Bondino, F.; Segoloni, E.; Amidani, L.; D’Acapito, F.; Boscherini, F.; Barba, L.; Pace, E.; Benfatto, M.; Casassa, S.; Pedio, M.

Eu2+: a suitable substituent for Pb2+ in CsPbX3 perovskite nanocrystals?

Alam, F.; Wegner, K. D.; Pouget, S.; Amidani, L.; Kvashnina, K.; Aldakov, D.; Reiss, P.

A novel metastable pentavalent plutonium solid phase on the pathway from aqueous Pu(VI) to PuO2 nanoparticles

Kvashnina, K.; Romanchuk, A.; Pidchenko, I.; Amidani, L.; Gerber, E.; Trigub, A.; Roßberg, A.; Weiß, S.; Popa, K.; Walter, O.; Caciuffo, R.; Scheinost, A.; Butorin, S.; Kalmykov, S.

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Photoelectrocatalytic degradation of emerging contaminants at WO₃/BiVO₄ photoanodes in aqueous solution

Cristino, V.; Pasti, L.; Marchetti, N.; Berardi, S.; Bignozzi, C. A.; Molinari, A.; Passabi, F.; Caramori, S.; Amidani, L.; Orlandi, M.; Bazzanella, N.; Piccioni, A.; Kesavan, J. K.; Boscherini, F.; Pasquini, L.

NH₃‑SCR over V−W/TiO₂ Investigated by Operando X‑ray Absorption and Emission Spectroscopy

Doronkin, D. E.; Benzi, F.; Zheng, L.; Sharapa, D. I.; Amidani, L.; Studt, F.; Roesky, P. W.; Casapu, M.; Deutschmann, O.; Grunwaldt, J.-D.

Uncovering the Origin of the Emitting States in Bi³⁺-Activated CaMO₃ (M=Zr, Sn, Ti) Perovskites: Metal-to-Metal Charge Transfer versus s-p Transitions

Back, M.; Ueda, J.; Xu, J.; Asami, K.; Amidani, L.; Trave, E.; Tanabe, S.

Size effects in nanocrystalline thoria

Plakhova, T.; Romanchuk, A.; Lykhosherstova, D.; Baranchikov, A.; Dorovatovskii, P.; Svetogorov, R.; Shatalova, T.; Egorova, T.; Trigub, A.; Kvashnina, K.; Ivanov, V.; Kalmykov, S.

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Selective CO2 Electroreduction to Ethylene and Multicarbon Alcohols via Electrolyte-Driven Nanostructuring

Gao, D.; Sinev, I.; Scholten, F.; Arán-Ais, R. M.; Divins, N. J.; Kvashnina, K.; Timoshenko, J.; Roldan Cuenya, B.

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Fifteen Years of Radionuclide Research at the KIT Synchrotron Source in the Context of the Nuclear Waste Disposal Safety Case

Rothe, J.; Altmaier, M.; Dagan, R.; Dardenne, K.; Fellhauer, D.; Gaona, X.; González-Robles Corrales, E.; Herm, M.; Kvashnina, K.; Metz, V.; Pidchenko, I.; Schild, D.; Vitova, T.; Geckeis, H.

SiCxNy:Fe films as a tunable ferromagnetic material with tailored conductivity

Pushkarev, R.; Fainer, N.; Kirienko, V.; Matsynin, A.; Nadolinnyy, V.; Merenkov, I.; Trubina, S.; Ehrenburg, S.; Kvashnina, K.

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Understanding the size effects on the electronic structure of ThO2 nanoparticles

Amidani, L.; Plakhova, T. V.; Romanchuk, A. Y.; Gerber, E.; Weiss, S.; Efimenko, A.; Sahle, C. J.; Butorin, S. M.; Kalmykovc, S. N.; Kvashnina, K. O.

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Application of Layered Double Hydroxides for 99Tc remediation

Daniels, N.; Franzen, C.; Kvashnina, K.; Petrov, V.; Torapava, N.; Bukaemskiy, A.; Kowalski, P.; Hölzer, A.; Walther, C.

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Towards the surface hydroxyl species in CeO2 nanoparticles

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.; Ivanov, V.; Kalmykov, S. N.; Kvashnina, K.

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Atomic scale reversible opto-structural switching of few atom luminescent silver clusters confined in LTA zeolites

Aghakhani, S.; Grandjean, D.; Baekelant, W.; Coutiño-Gonzalez, E.; Fron, E.; Kvashnina, K.; Roeffaers, M. B. J.; Hofkens, J.; Lievens, B. F.; Sels, P.

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Theoretical Modelling of High-Resolution X-Ray Absorption Spectra at Uranium M4 Edge

Kolorenc, J.; Kvashnina, K.

New insight in the uranium valence state determination in UyNd1-yO2-x

Bes, R.; Kvashnina, K.; Rossberg, A.; Dotavio, G.; Desgranges, L.; Pontillon, Y.; Solari, P. L.; Butorin, S. M.; Martin, P.


Evolution of the Uranium Chemical State in Mixed-Valence Oxides

Leinders, G.; Bes, R.; Pakarinen, J.; Kvashnina, K.; Verwerft, M.

Uranium(V) incorporation mechanisms and stability in Fe(II)/Fe(III) iron (oxyhydr)oxides

Roberts, H. E.; Morris, K.; Law, G. T. W.; Mosselmans, J. F. W.; Bots, P.; Kvashnina, K.; Shaw, S.

Bi(III) immobilization inside MIL-101: enhanced photocatalytic performance

Kovalenko, K. A.; Ruban, N. V.; Adonin, S. A.; Korneev, D. V.; Erenburg, S. B.; Trubina, S. V.; Kvashnina, K.; Sokolov, M. N.; Fedin, V. P.

Hard X-ray Photon-in Photon-out Spectroscopy as a Probe of the Temperature-Induced Delocalization of Electrons in Nanoscale Semiconductors

Hirsch, O.; Kvashnina, K.; Willa, C.; Koziej, D.

Uranium Redox Transformations after U(VI) Coprecipitation with Magnetite Nanoparticles

Pidchenko, I.; Kvashnina, K. O.; Yokosawa, T.; Finck, N.; Schild, D.; Polly, R.; Bohnert, E.; Rossberg, A.; Göttlicher, J.; Dardenne, K.; Rothe, J.; Schäfer, T.; Geckeis, H.; Vitova, T.

Self-Assembled Magnetite Mesocrystalline Films: Towards Structural Evolution from 2D to 3D Superlattices

Brunner, J.; Baburin, I. A.; Sturm, S.; Kvashnina, K.; Rossberg, A.; Pietsch, T.; Andreev, S.; Sturm, E.; Cölfen, H.

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Closure of the Mott gap and formation of a superthermal metal in the Fröhlich-type nonequilibrium polaron Bose-Einstein condensate in UO2+x

Conradson, S.; Durakiewicz, T.; Tayal, A.; Andersson, D.; Bagus, P.; Baldinozzi, G.; Bishop, A.; Boland, K.; Bradley, J.; Byler, D.; Clark, D.; Conradson, D.; Espinosa-Faller, F.; Gilbertson, S. M.; Kas, J.; Kozimor, S.; Kvashnina, K.; Lezama-Pacheco, J.; Martucci, M.; Nordlund, D.; Rehr, J.; Rodriguez, G.; Seidler, G.; Valdez, J.


Probing chemical bonding in uranium dioxide by means of high-resolution x-ray absorption spectroscopy

Butorin, S.; Modin, A.; Vegelius, J.; Kvashnina, K.; Shuh, D.

Zinc Influence on the Formation and Properties of Pt/Mg(Zn)AlO x Catalysts Synthesized From Layered Hydroxides

Belskaya, O. B.; Stepanova, L. N.; Gulyaeva, T. I.; Erenburg, S. B.; Trubina, S. V.; Kvashnina, K.; Nizovskii, A. I.; Kalinkin, A. V.; Zaikovskii, V. I.; Bukhtiyarov, V. I.; Likholobov, V. A.

Modeling and speciation study of uranium (VI) and technetium (VII) co-extraction with DEHiBA

Moeyaert, P.; Dumas, T.; Guillaumont, D.; Kvashnina, K.; Sorel, C.; Miguirditchian, M.; Dufrêche, P. M. J.-F.

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Structure and chemistry of surface-doped Pt:SnO2 gas sensing materials

Degler, D.; Pereira De Carvalho, H. W.; Kvashnina, K.; Grunwaldt, J.-D.; Barsan, U. W. N.

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Crystal-field and covalency effects in uranates: x-ray spectroscopic study

Butorin, S.; Kvashnina, K.; Smith, A.; Popa, K.; Martin, P.

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High-resolution x-ray absorption spectroscopy as a probe of crystal-field and covalency effects in actinide compounds

Butorin, S. M.; Kvashnina, K.; Vegelius, J. R.; Meyer, D.; Shuh, D. K.

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Valence fluctuations of europium in the boride Eu4Pd29+xB8

Gumeniuk, R.; Schnelle, W.; Ahmida, M.; Abd-Elmeguid, M.; Kvashnina, K.; Tsirlin, A.; Leithe-Jasper, A.; Geibel, C.

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Kondo effect and thermoelectric transport in CePd3Bex

Gumeniuk, R.; Schnelle, W.; Kvashnina, K.; Leithe-Jasper, A.

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Recent advances in the study of the UO2–PuO2 phase diagram at high temperatures

Böhler, R.; Welland, M. J.; Prieur, D.; Cakir, P.; Vitova, T.; Pruessmann, T.; Pidchenko, I.; Hennig, C.; Guéneau, C.; Konings, R. J. M.; Manara, D.

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Dr. Kristina Kvashnina

ERC Group Head at BM20-ROBL (ESRF)
Molecular Structures
Phone: +33 476 88 2367