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



Neutron Reflectivity for Testing Graphene Oxide Films Sorption of EuCl3 in Ethanol Solution

Nordenström, A.; Boulanger, N.; Vorobiev, A.; Amidani, L.; Bauters, S.; et al. (8 authors)

Operando double-edge high-resolution X-ray absorption spectroscopy study of BiVO4 photoanodes

Piccioni, A.; Kesavan, J. K.; Amidani, L.; Mazzaro, R.; Berardi, S.; et al. (8 authors)

Fabrication, defect chemistry and microstructure of Mn‑doped UO2

Smith, H.; Townsend, L. T.; Mohun, R.; Mosselmans, J. F. W.; Kvashnina, K.; et al. (7 authors)

Long-term, sustainable solutions to radioactive waste management

Kvashnina, K.; Claret, F.; Clavier, N.; Levitskaia, T. G.; Wainwright, H.; et al. (6 authors)

The lattice contraction of UO2 from Cr doping as determined via high resolution synchrotron X-ray powder diffraction

Murphy, G. L.; Svitlyk, V.; Henkes, M.; Sirochii, D.; Hennig, C.; et al. (8 authors)

Refinement of the uranium dispersion corrections from anomalous diffraction

Leinders, G.; Grendal, O. G.; Arts, I.; Bes, R.; Prozheev, I.; et al. (9 authors)

Revealing the Incorporation of Cerium in Fluorapatite

Manceau, A.; Mathon, O.; Lomachenko, K. A.; Rovezzi, M.; Kvashnina, K.; et al. (8 authors)

Partitioning and Mobility of Chromium in Iron-Rich Laterites from an Optimized Sequential Extraction Procedure

Delina, R. E. G.; Perez, J. P. H.; Stammeier, J. A.; Bazarkina, E.; Benning, L. G.

Grazing incidence synchrotron radiation diffraction studies on irradiated Ce-doped and pristine Y-stabilized ZrO2 at the Rossendorf Beamline

Svitlyk, V.; Braga Ferreira Dos Santos, L.; Niessen, J.; Gilson, S.; Marquardt, J.; et al. (10 authors)

Influence of structural Fe content in clay minerals on selenite redox reactions: Kinetics and structural transformations

Qian, Y.; Scheinost, A.; Grangeon, S.; Hoving, A.; Churakov, S. V.; et al. (6 authors)

Stability and speciation of hydrated magnetite {111} surfaces from ab initio simulations with relevance for geochemical redox processes

Katheras, A. S.; Karalis, K.; Krack, M.; Scheinost, A.; Churakov, S. V.

Revisiting the selenium interactions with pyrite: from adsorption to coprecipitation

Guida, C.; Ramothe, V.; Chappaz, A.; Simonnin, P.; Rosso, K. M.; et al. (10 authors)

Insights into uranium sequestration by coal fly-ash-derived zeolites: Understanding via wet-chemistry, and advanced spectroscopies

Sobczyk, M.; Dinh, N.; Marzec, M.; Bazarkina, E.; Kvashnina, K.; et al. (8 authors)


Deformation Mechanisms, Microstructures, and Seismic Anisotropy of Wadsleyite in the Earth's Transition Zone

Ledoux, E. E.; Saki, M.; Gay, J. P.; Krug, M.; Castelnau, O.; et al. (18 authors)

In-situ study of microstructures induced by the olivine to wadsleyite transformation at conditions of the 410 km depth discontinuity

Ledoux, E.; Krug, M.; Gay, J.; Chantel, J.; Hilairet, N.; et al. (14 authors)

Effect of carbon content on electronic structure of uranium carbides

Butorin, S. M.; Bauters, S.; Amidani, L.; Beck, A.; Rossberg, A.; et al. (9 authors)

Effect of Chain Length on Swelling Transitions of Brodie Graphite Oxide in Liquid 1-Alcohols

Iakunkov, A.; Nordenström, A.; Boulanger, N.; Li, G.; Hennig, C.; et al. (8 authors)

A multimodal X-ray spectroscopy investigation of uranium speciation in ThTi2O6 compounds with the brannerite structure

Dixon Wilkins, M. C.; Townsend, L. T.; Stennett, M. C.; Kvashnina, K.; Corkhill, C. L.; et al. (6 authors)

Oxygen vacancy clusters in bulk cerium oxide and the impact of gold atoms

Longo, A.; Mirone, A.; de Clermont Gallerande, E.; Sahle, C. J.; Casaletto, M. P.; et al. (8 authors)

Synthesis of Single Crystals of ε-Iron and Direct Measurements of Its Elastic Constants

Dewaele, A.; Amadon, B.; Bosak, A.; Svitlyk, V.; Occelli, F.

Deep anoxic aquifers could act as sinks for uranium through microbial-assisted mineral trapping

Pidchenko, I. N.; Christensen, J. N.; Kutzschbach, M.; Ignatyev, K.; Puigdomenech, I.; et al. (14 authors)

Trimorphic TaCrP – A diffraction and 31P solid state NMR spectroscopic study

Paulsen, C.; Maximilian Gerdes, J.; Svitlyk, V.; Kai Reimann, M.; Rabenbauer, A.; et al. (8 authors)

Chemistry of the interaction and retention of TcVII and TcIV species at the Fe3O4(001) surface

Bianchetti, E.; Faria Oliveira, A.; Scheinost, A.; Di Valentin, C.; Seifert, G.

Tuning catalytic activity of Ni–Co nanoparticles synthesized by gamma-radiolytic reduction of acetate aqueous solutions

Yang, Y.; Korzhavyi, P.; Nikolaychuk, P.; Bazarkina, E.; Kvashnina, K.; et al. (8 authors)

Oxygen K-edge X-ray Absorption Spectra of ThO2 and CeO2: experiment, interpretation and structural effects.

Amidani, L.; Dumas, T.; Shuh, D. K.; Butorin, S. M.; Sahle, C. J.; et al. (7 authors)

Fission products speciation in spent mixed oxide nuclear fuel: synthesis and characterisation of Pu-bearing SIMfuel

Caprani, R.; Martin, P.; Prieur, D.; Martinez, J.; Lebreton, F.; et al. (12 authors)

Comparison between mechanisms and microstructures of α − γ, γ − ϵ and α − ϵ − α phase transitions in iron

Freville, R.; Dewaele, A.; Bruzy, N.; Svitlyk, V.; Garbarino, G.

Influence of sintering conditions on the structure and the redox speciation of homogenous (U,Ce)O2+δ ceramics : a synchrotron study

Massonnet, M.; Claparede, L.; Martinez, J.; Martin, P.; Hunault, M. O. J. Y.; et al. (9 authors)

Investigation of the intrinsic magnetic properties of GdCo4B single crystal: determination of the magnetocrystalline anisotropy from the first-order magnetization processes

Svitlyk, V.; Kuz’Min, M. D.; Mozharivskyj, Y.; Isnard, O.

Oxidation state and structure of Fe in nontronite: From oxidizing to reducing conditions

Qian, Y.; Scheinost, A.; Grangeon, S.; Greneche, J.-M.; Hoving, A.; et al. (9 authors)

Temperature dependent intercalation of molten 1-hexadecanol into Brodie graphite oxide

Nordenström, A.; Iakunkov, A.; Boulanger, N.; Li, G.; Hennig, C.; et al. (9 authors)

The nature of π-hole interaction between iodide anion and quinoid ring in the crystalline state

Milašinović, V.; Vedran Vuković, V.; Krawczuk, A.; Krešimir Molčanov, K.; Hennig, C.; et al. (6 authors)

From molecular oxo-hydroxo Ce clusters to crystalline CeO2

Estevenon, P.; Amidani, L.; Bauters, S.; Tamain, C.; Bodensteiner, M.; et al. (9 authors)

Assessing the reactivity of Fe(II) sorbed on smectite clays: U(VI) reduction

Chakraborty, S.; Banerjee, D.; Scheinost, A.; Grenèche, J.-M.; Favre, F.; et al. (7 authors)


Stabilization mechanism of molecular orbital crystals in IrTe2

Ritschel, T.; Stahl, Q.; Kusch, M.; Trinckauf, J.; Garbarino, G.; et al. (10 authors)

Contribution of X-ray Spectroscopy to Mineralogy: Exploring Platinum Using High-Energy Resolution Fluorescence Detection X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy, HERFD-XAS

Bazarkina, E.; Laskar, C.; Kokh, M. A.; Hazemann, J.-L.; Foulon, S.; et al. (8 authors)

Stability and structure of platinum sulfide complexes in hydrothermal fluids

Laskar, C.; Bazarkina, E.; Kokh, M.; Hazemann, J.-L.; Vuilleumier, R.; et al. (7 authors)

High-Pressure and High-Temperature Chemistry of Phosphorus and Nitrogen: Synthesis and Characterization of α- and γ‑P3N5

Ceppatelli, M.; Scelta, D.; Serrano-Ruiz, M.; Dziubek, K.; Izquierdo-Ruiz, F.; et al. (11 authors)

Martensitic fcc-hcp transformation pathway in solid krypton and xenon and its effect on their equations of state

Rosa, A. D.; Dewaele, A.; Garbarino, G.; Svitlyk, V.; Morard, G.; et al. (11 authors)

Low thermal conductivity in bournonite PbCuSbS3: A comprehensive study

Zuniga-Puelles, E.; Cardoso-Gil, R.; Ozden, A.; Bulut, N.; Himcinschi, C.; et al. (8 authors)

Sulfidation and Reoxidation of U(VI)-Incorporated Goethite: Implications for U Retention during Sub-Surface Redox Cycling

Stagg, O.; Morris, K.; Townsend, L. T.; Kvashnina, K.; Baker, M. L.; et al. (8 authors)

Uranium reduction by magnetite – mechanism of UO2 formation monitored by STEM, SAED and EELS

Lagrange, T.; Pan, Z.; Bártová, B.; Butorin, S. M.; Hyatt, N. C.; et al. (8 authors)

Shedding light on the enigmatic TcO₂·xH₂O structure with density functional theory and EXAFS spectroscopy

Faria Oliveira, A.; Kuc, A. B.; Heine, T.; Abram, U.; Scheinost, A.

Pbx(OH)y cluster formation in STI framework-type zeolites: anomalous thermal behaviour and increased thermal stability

Cametti, G.; Roos, D. P.; Churakov, S. V.; Prieur, D.; Scheinost, A. C.

Composition dependent polymorphism and superconductivity in Y3+x{Rh,Ir}4Ge13-x

Feig, M.; Carrillo-Cabrera, W.; Bobnar, M.; Simon, P.; Curfs, C.; et al. (9 authors)

Stability of doped zirconia under extreme conditions: towards long-term and secure storage of radioactive waste

Svitlyk, V.; Weiß, S.; Hennig, C.

Temperature dependent swelling transitions in MXene Ti3C2Tx

Iakunkov, A.; Nordenström, A.; Boulanger, N.; Hennig, C.; Baburin, I.; et al. (6 authors)

CeO2-azacrown conjugate as a nanoplatform for combined radiopharmaceuticals

Khabirova, S. Y.; Aleshin, G. Y.; Plakhova, T. V.; Zubenko, A. D.; Shchukina, A. A.; et al. (11 authors)

Cr2+ solid solution in UO2 evidenced by advanced spectroscopy

Smith, H.; Townsend, L. T.; Mohun, R.; Cordara, T.; Stennett, M.; et al. (9 authors)

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

Boulanger, N.; Kuzenkova, A. S.; Iakunkov, A.; Nordenström, A.; Romanchuk, A. Y.; et al. (14 authors)

“X-ray diffraction spectroscopy” – Refinement of dispersion correction parameters for XRD measurements of Mo(CO)6 at the Mo K-edge

Meurer, F.; Dolomanov, O. V.; Hennig, C.; Peyerimhoff, N.; Kleemiss, F.; et al. (7 authors)

X-ray spectroscopic study of chemical state in uranium carbides

Butorin, S. M.; Bauters, S.; Amidani, L.; Beck, A.; Weiss, S.; et al. (7 authors)

Immobilization of radiotoxic elements with Y-stabilized zirconia: the Thorium case

Svitlyk, V.; Weiß, S.; Hennig, C.

Selenium nanowire formation by reaction of selenate with magnetite

Poulain, A.; Fernandez-Martinez, A.; Greneche, J.-M.; Prieur, D.; Scheinost, A.; et al. (13 authors)

Oxidation of Micro- and Nanograined UO2Pellets by in Situ Synchrotron X-ray Diffraction

de Bona, E.; Popa, K.; Walter, O.; Cologna, M.; Hennig, C.; et al. (7 authors)

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

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

Effective coordination numbers from EXAFS: General approaches for dioxides

Romanchuk, A.; Trigub, A.; Plakhova, T.; Kuzenkova, A.; Svetogorov, R.; et al. (7 authors)

High energy resolution X-ray spectroscopy at actinide M4,5 and ligand K edges: what we know, what we want to know, what we can know

Kvashnina, K. O.; Butorin, S. M.

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

Gerber, E.; Romanchuk, A. Y.; Weiss, S.; Kuzenkova, A.; Hynault, M.; et al. (10 authors)

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.; et al. (6 authors)


Tungsten (VI) speciation in hydrothermal solutions up to 400°c as revealed by in-situ Raman spectroscopy

Carocci, E.; Truche, L.; Cathelineau, M.; Bazarkina, E.

Sc3Ir4Si13+x and Sc4Ir7Ge6 – the perovskite-related crystal structures

Levytskyi, V.; Wagler, J.; Hennig, C.; Feig, M.; Weigel, T.; et al. (8 authors)

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.; et al. (9 authors)

Charge distribution in U1-xCexO2+y nanoparticles

Prieur, D.; Vigier, J.-F.; Popa, K.; Walter, O.; Dieste, O.; et al. (10 authors)

Synthesis, characterisation, and crystal structure of a novel U(V) brannerite UTi1.23Al0.77O6 and the UTi2-xAlxO6 system

Dixon Wilkins, M. C.; Mottram, L. M.; Maddrell, E. R.; Stennett, M. C.; Corkhill, C. L.; et al. (7 authors)

A spectroscopic hike in the U-O phase diagram

Prieur, D.; Desagulier, M.-M.; Neuville, D.; Guéneau, C.; Epifano, E.; et al. (8 authors)

On the nature of Pb species in Pb-(over)exchanged zeolite: a combined experimental and theoretical study

Roos, D. P.; Scheinost, A.; Churakov, S. V.; Nagashima, M.; Cametti, G.

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

Estevenon, P.; Dumas, T.; Lorenzo Solari, P.; Welcomme, E.; Szenknect, S.; et al. (10 authors)

5f states in UGa2 probed by x-ray spectroscopies

Kolomiets, A. V.; Paukov, M.; Valenta, J.; Chatterjee, B.; Andreev, A. V.; et al. (14 authors)

Behavior of implanted Xe and Kr in nanodiamond and thin graphene stacks: experiment and modeling

Shiryaev, A. A.; Trigub, A. L.; Voronina, E. N.; Kvashnina, K. O.; Bukhovets, V. L.

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.; et al. (6 authors)

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.; et al. (15 authors)

Valence fluctuations in the 3D+3 modulated Yb3Co4Ge13 Remeika Phase

Feig, M.; Akselrud, L.; Motylenko, M.; Bobnar, M.; Wagler, J.; et al. (9 authors)

Thermoelectricity and electronic properties of Y1-xCexCrB4

Flipo, S.; Rosner, H.; Bobnar, M.; Kvashnina, K.; Leithe-Jasper, A.; et al. (6 authors)

The response of the accumulator plants Noccaea caerulescens, Noccaea goesingense and Plantago major towards the uranium

Burger, A.; Weidinger, M.; Baumann, N.; Vesely, A.; Lichtscheidl, I.

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.; et al. (9 authors)

Cd2+ incorporation in small pores LEV/ERI intergrown zeolites: a multi-methodological study

Cametti, G.; Scheinost, A.; Churakov, S. V.

Insight into the structure-property relationship of UO2 nanoparticles

Gerber, E.; Romanchuk, A. Y.; Weiss, S.; Bauters, S.; Schacherl, B.; et al. (13 authors)

  • Open Access Logo Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers 8(2021)4, 1102-1110
    Online First (2020) DOI: 10.1039/D0QI01140A

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.; et al. (17 authors)

Single-step, High Pressure, and Two-Step Spark Plasma Sintering of UO2 nanopowders

de Bona, E.; Balice, L.; Cognini, L.; Holzhaeuser, M.; Popa, K.; et al. (10 authors)

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

Kuippers, G.; Morris, K.; Townsend, L. T.; Bots, P.; Kvashnina, K.; et al. (7 authors)

Mechanisms of selenium removal by partially oxidized magnetite nanoparticles for waste water remediation

Börsig, N.; Scheinost, A.; Schild, D.; Neumann, T.

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.; et al. (10 authors)


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.; et al. (10 authors)

Better Together: Ilmenite/Hematite Junctions for Photoelectrochemical Water Oxidation

Berardi, S.; Kesavan, J. K.; Amidani, L.; Meloni, E. M.; Marelli, M.; et al. (8 authors)

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.; et al. (11 authors)

Crystal structure, phase transition and properties of indium (III) sulfide

Wyżga, P.; Carrillo-Cabrera, W.; Akselrud, L.; Veremchuk, I.; Wagler, J.; et al. (10 authors)

Probing the local atomic structure of In and Cu in sphalerite by XAS spectroscopy enhanced by reverse Monte-Carlo algorithm

Trigub, A. L.; Trofimov, N. D.; Tagirov, B. R.; Nickolsky, M. S.; Kvashnina, K. O.

Polar structure formation in solid solution of strontium substituted fluorapatite-gelatin composites: from structural and morphogenetic aspects to pyroelectric properties

Knaus, J.; Sommer, M.; Duchstein, P.; Gumeniuk, R.; Akselrud, L. G.; et al. (11 authors)

Enhanced Sorption of Radionuclides by Defect-Rich Graphene Oxide

Boulanger, N.; Kuzenkova, A. S.; Iakunkov, A.; Romanchuk, A. Y.; Trigub, A. L.; et al. (12 authors)

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.; et al. (8 authors)

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.; et al. (10 authors)

Structural Evolution of Ag-LEV Zeolite upon Heating: an in situ Single-Crystal X-ray Diffraction (SC-XRD) and X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy (XAS) Study

Cametti, G.; Scheinost, A.; Churakov, S. V.

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

Joos, J. J.; Korthout, K.; Amidani, L.; Glatzel, P.; Poelman, D.; et al. (6 authors)

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

Joos, J.; van der Heggen, D.; Martin, L.; Amidani, L.; Smet, P.; et al. (7 authors)

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

Estevenon, P.; Causse, J.; Szenknect, S.; Welcomme, E.; Mesbah, A.; et al. (8 authors)

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.; et al. (10 authors)

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.; et al. (6 authors)

Formation of PuSiO4 under hydrothermal conditions

Estevenon, P.; Welcomme, E.; Tamain, C.; Jouan, G.; Szenknect, S.; et al. (9 authors)

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