Actinide Center of Excellence

 

Journal Publications

Drout, Riki J.; Otake, Kenichi; Howarth, Ashlee J.; Islamoglu, Timur; Xiao, Chengliang; Wang, Shuao; and Farha, Omar K. Efficient capture of perrhenate and pertechnectate by a mesoporous Zr metal-organic framework and examination of anion binding motifs. Chemistry of Materials, 2018 (January), 30, 1277-1284. DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b04619. 


Vanagas, Nicole A.; Wacker, Jennifer N.; Rom, Christopher L.; Glass, Elliot N.; Colliard, Ian; Qiao, Yusen; Bertke, Jeffrey A.; Van Keuren Edward; Schelter, Eric J.; Nyman, May; and Knope, Karah E. Solution and solid state structural chemistry of Th(IV) and U(IV) 4-hydroxybenzoates. Inorganic Chemistry, 2018 (June), 57, 7259-7269. DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.8b00919. 


Hickam, Sarah; Aksenov, Sergey M.; Dembowski, Mateusz; Perry, Samuel N.; Traustason, Hrafn; Russell, Meghan, and Burns, Peter C. Complexity of uranyl peroxide cluster speciation from alkali-directed oxidative dissolution of uranium dioxide. Inorganic Chemistry, 2018 (July), 57, 9296-9305. DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.8b01299. 


Li, Jie; Dai, Xing; Zhu, Lin; Xu, Chao; Zhang, Duo; Silver, Mark A.; Li, Peng; Chen, Lanhua; Li, Yongzhong; Zuo, Douwen; Zhang, Hui; Xiao, Chengliang; Chen, Jing; Diwu, Juan; Farha, Omar K.; Albrecht-Schmitt, Thomas E.; Chai, Zhifang, and Wang, Shuao.  99TcO4-remediation by a cationic polymeric network. Nature Communications, 2018 (August) 9, Article number: 3007. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-05380-5. 


Drout, Riki J.; Howarth, Ashlee J.; Otake, Ken-ichi; Islamoglu, Timur; and Farha, Omar K. Efficient extraction of inorganic selenium from water by a Zr metal-organic framework: Investigation of volumetric uptake capacity and binding motifs. CrystEngComm, 2018 (August), ASAP. DOI: 10.1039/c8ce00992a. 


Zhang, L., Dembowski, M., Arteaga, A., Hickam, S., Martin, N.P., Zakharov, L.N., Nyman, M. and Burns, P.C. (2018): Energetic trends in monomer building blocks for uranyl peroxide clusters. Inorganic Chemistry. Inorganic Chemistry (accepted December 11, 2018). 


​Islamoglu, Timur; Ray, Debmalya; Li, Peng; Majewski, Marek B.; Akpinar, Isil; Zhang, Xuan; Cramer, Christopher J.; Gagliardi, Laura; and Farha, Omar K.  From transition metals to lanthanides to actinides: Metal-mediated tuning of electronic properties of isostructural metal-organic frameworks. Inorganic Chemistry, 57, 13246-13251 (October 2019). DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.8b01748.


​Li, Penghao; Li, Peng; Ryder, Matthew R.; Liu, Zhichang; Stern, Charlotte L.; Farha, Omar K.; and Stoddart, J. Fraser.  Interpenetration isomerism of triptycene-based hydrogen-bonded organic frameworks. Angewandte Chem, Int. Ed., online (December 2018). DOI: 10.1002/anie.201811263.


​​Drout, Riki J.; Robison, Lee; and Farha, Omar K. Catalytic applications of enzymes encapsulated in metal-organic frameworks. Coordination Chemistry Reviews, 381, 151-160 (February 2019). DOI: 10.1016/j.ccr.2018.11.009.


Hanna, Syliva L.; Zhang, Xuan; Otake, Ken-ichi; Drout, Riki J.; Li, Peng; Islamoglu, Timur; and Farha, Omar K.  Guest-dependent single-crystal-to-single-crystal phase transitions in a two-dimensional uranyl-based metal-organic framework. Crystal Growth and Design, 19, 506-512 (2019). DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.8b01689.


​Sigmon, G.E. and Hixon, A.E. Extension of the plutonium oxide nanocluster family to include {Pu16} and {Pu22}. Chemistry, A European Journal, online (January 2019). DOI: 10.1002/chem.201805605.


Robison, Lee; Zhang, Lin; Drout, Riki J.; Li, Peng; Haney, Chad R.; Brikha Anlil; Noh, Hyunho; Mehdi, B. Layla; Browning, Nigel D.; Dravid, Vinayak P.; Cui, Qun; Islamoglu, Timur; and Farha, Omar K. A bismuth metal-organic framework as a contrast agent for X-ray computed tomography. ACS Applied BioMaterials, online (February 2019). DOI: 10.1021/acsabm.8b00778.


​Li, Peng; Goswami, Subhadip; Otake, Ken-ichi; Wang, Xingjie; Chen, Zhijie; Hanna, Sylvia L.; and Farha, Omar K. Stabilization of an unprecedented hexanuclear secondary building unit in a thorium-based metal-organic framework. Inorganic Chemistry, online (February 2019). DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.8b03511.


​Arteaga, Ana; Zhang, Lei; Hickam, Sarah; Dembowski, Mateusz; Burns, P.C.; and Nyman, May. Uranyl peroxide capsule self-assembly in slow motion. Chemistry, A European Journal, online (March 2019). DOI: 10.1002/chem.201806227.


​Li, Peng; Wang, Xingjie; Otake, Ken-ichi; Lyu, Jiafei; Hanna, Sylvia L.; Islamoglu, Timur, and Farha, Omar K.  Synthetic control of thorium polyoxo-clusters in metal-organic frameworks toward new thorium-based materials. ACS Applied Nano Materials, online (March 2019). DOI: 10.1021/acsanm.9b00188.


​Hickam, S.; Breier, J.; Cripe, Y.; Cole, E.; Burns, P.C. Effects of H2O2 concentration on formation of uranyl peroxide species probed by dissolution of uranium nitride and uranium dioxide.  Inorganic Chemistry, online (April 2019). DOI: 10.1021.acs.inorgchem.9b00231.


​Lobeck, H.L.; Traustason, H.; Julien, P.A.; FitzPatrick, J.R.; Mana, S.; Szymanowski, J.E.S.; Burns, P.C. In situ Raman spectroscopy of uranyl peroxide nanoscale cage clusters under hydrothermal conditions.  Dalton Transactions, online (April 2019). DOI: 10.1039/C9DT01529A.


Lobeck, Haylie L.; Isner, Jordan K.; and Burns, P.C. Transformation of uranyl peroxide studtite, [(UO2)(O2)(H2O)2](H2O)2, to soluble nanoscale cage clusters. Inorganic Chemistry, ASAP (May 2019). DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.9b00230.

Other publications, conference papers and presentations

Peter C. Burns– UND – Oral Presentation, Captivated with Encapsulation: A Dozen Years of Exploring Nanoscale Uranyl Peroxide Cages. Invited Lecture, American Chemical Society, New Orleans, LA, March 18, 2018.

Peter C. Burns– UND – Oral Presentation, Captivated with Encapsulation: A Dozen Years of Exploring Nanoscale Uranyl Peroxide Cages. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, April 5, 2018.

Peter C. Burns– UND – Oral Presentation, Structures, Properties and Dynamics of Uranyl Peroxide Cage Clusters. Plenary Lecture. 18thRadiochemical Conference RadChem 2018, Marianske Lazne, Czech Republic, May 14, 2018.

Peter C. Burns– UND – Oral Presentation, Nanoscience of Uranium at Notre Dame. Cook Nuclear Power Plant, Michigan, June 14, 2018.

Peter C. Burns– UND – Oral Presentation, New Landscapes of Uranium Mineralogy. Plenary Lecture. International Mineralogical Association, Melbourne, Australia, August 15, 2018.

Peter C. Burns– UND – Oral Presentation, Nanoscale Uranium Materials and Applications for Nuclear Waste Processing. Invited Lecture. 2ndInternational School on Fundamentals of Modern Methods of Radioactive Waste Management. A.M.

Frumkin Institute of Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, September 28, 2018

Peter C. Burns– UND – Oral Presentation, Radionuclides in the Environment and the New Landscapes of Uranium Mineralogy. Invited Lecture. 2ndInternational School on Fundamentals of Modern Methods of Radioactive Waste Management. A.M. Frumkin Institute of Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, September 28, 2018

Peter C. Burns– UND – Oral Presentation, Nuclear Waste Management in the USA. Invited Lecture. 2ndInternational School on Fundamentals of Modern Methods of Radioactive Waste Management. A.M. Frumkin Institute of Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, October 1, 2018

Peter C. Burns– UND – Oral Presentation, Captivated with Encapsulation: A Dozen Years of Exploring Nanoscale Uranyl Peroxide Cages. Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, November 8, 2018.

Peter C. Burns– UND – Oral Presentation, Captivated with Encapsulation: A Dozen Years of Exploring Nanoscale Uranyl Peroxide Cages. Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China, November 13, 2018.

Peter C. Burns– UND – Oral Presentation, Nanoscale Uranium Materials Applied to Nuclear Materials Processing. Plenary Lecture. Chemical Material Frontiers in Metal and Nuclear Resources Utilization, Naning, China, November 15, 2018.

Peter C. Burns– UND – Oral Presentation, Captivated with Encapsulation: A Dozen Years of Exploring Nanoscale Uranyl Peroxide Cages. Northern China Electric Power University, Beijing, China, November 19, 2018.

Peter C. Burns– UND – Oral Presentation, Captivated with Encapsulation: A Dozen Years of Exploring Nanoscale Uranyl Peroxide Cages. Institute for High Energy Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, November 20, 2018.

Peter C. Burns– UND – Oral Presentation, New Landscapes of Uranium Mineralogy and Mineral-Inspired Nanomaterials. Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institute, Washington DC, November 26, 2018.

Haylie Lobeck– UND – Oral Presentation, “Transformation of Sparingly Soluble Laboratory, Carnegie Institute, Washington DC, November 26, 2018.Uranyl Mineral Phases to Highly Soluble Nanoscale Cage Clusters”, XXII Meeting of the International Mineralogical Association, Melbourne, Australia; August 15, 2018.

Haylie Lobeck– UND – Poster, "Exploring the Applications and Detection of Uranyl Peroxide Nanoscale Cage Clusters", Sandia National Laboratory Intern Poster Symposium, Albuquerque, NM, USA, July 25th, 2018.

Haylie Lobeck– UND – Oral Presentation, “Actinide Facilities at the University of Notre Dame and Exploring the Applications of Uranyl Peroxide Nanoscale Cage Clusters”, Invited Speaker, Advanced Materials Laboratory - Sandia National Laboratory, Hosts: Dr. Timothy J. Boyle and Dr. Tina M. Nenoff, Albuquerque, NM, USA; June 16, 2018.

Haylie Lobeck– UND – Oral Presentation, “Transformation of Poorly Soluble Uranium-Bearing Minerals into Soluble Uranyl Peroxide Cage Clusters”, Invited Speaker, Los Alamos National Lab - Carlsbad, Host: Dr. Donald T. Reed, Carlsbad, NM, USA; May 18, 2018.

Haylie Lobeck– UND – Poster, “Transformation of Uranyl Phosphate and Arsenate Minerals to Soluble Nanoscale Cage Clusters”, 2018 NNSA – Stewardship Science Academic Programs Symposium, Rockville, MD, USA; February 21, 2018.

Ian Colliard– OSU – Oral Presentation, "Synthesis and Investigation of Mononuclear Actinide POM Complexes", ACS NORM, at PNNL, Richland, WA, on June 24th-27th, 2018.

Ian Colliard– OSU – Oral Presentation, "Investigation of Heteronuclear Speciation of Low Valent Actinides" 2018 SACNAS: National Diversity in STEM conference, at San Antonio, TX, from October 11th-13th 2018.

Jay A. LaVerne– UND - Poster, Radiation Stability of Uranyl Compounds, International Conference of Ionizing Processes, Annapolis, MD, July 22-27, 2018.

Ana Arteaga, Lei Zhang, E. Glass, N. Martin, S. Hickam, LN Zakharov, and M. Nyamn – OSU – Oral Presentation – “Uranyl peroxide capsule self-assembly in slow motion: A kinetic and thermochemical approach.” 2018 SACNAS National Conference.

Ana Arteaga, E. Glass, N. Martin, S. Hickam, L.N. and M. Nyman. – OSU – Webinar, “Fundamental understanding of the uranyl peroxide bond.” National Analytical Management Program (NAMP), U.S. Department of Energy Carlsbad Field Office.

Ana Arteaga, E. Glass, L.N. Zakharov and M. Nyman – OSU – Oral Presentation, “Unrayl peroxide capsule self-assembly in slow motion.” American Chemical Society 73rdNorthwest Regional Meeting, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA.

Ana Arteaga, E. Glass, L.N. Zakharov and M. Nyman – OSU – Oral Presentation, “Unrayl peroxide capsule self-assembly in slow motion.” American Nuclear Society and Health Physics Society Student Winter Conference, Corvallis, OR.

Amy Hixon– UND – Oral Presentation, “Actinide Science at the University of Notre Dame”, New Orleans, LA, March 21, 2018.

Amy Hixon– UND – Oral Presentation, “Training Students within the Actinide Center of Excellence (ACE)”, Boston, MA, August 23, 2018.

Samuel Perry– UND – Oral Presentation, “Intercalation of uranyl peroxide nanoclusters into layered double hydroxides.”International Mineralogical Association 2018 conference, Melbourne VIC, Australia. August 2018.

Samuel Perry– UND – Oral Presentation, “Intercalation of uranyl peroxide nanoclusters into layered double hydroxides.” Clay Minerals Society 2018 conference, Urbana IL, USA. June 2018.

May Nyman– OSU – Oral Presentation, invited, “The role of coutnerions for manipulating uranium nanocapsules in solution.” Spring MRS, April 2018, Phoenix, AZ.

May Nyman– OSU – Oral Presentation, invited, “Twenty years of collaboration for safe nuclear waste management and fundamental actinide chemistry.” NORM 2018, June 2018, Richland, WA.

May Nyman– OSU – Oral Presentation, invited, “Alkali-promoted reactivity in metal-oxo cluster formation.” Fall 2018 ACS, August 2018, Boston, MA.

Christina Louie, C. Ivory, S. Asmussen, D. Bottenus, S. Bryan, A. Casella, C. Delegard, F. Heller, A. Lines, G. Lumetta, and S. Clark – WSU – Poster Presentation, “A new model to determine the intrinsic kinetics of the extraction across liquid-liquid interfaces.” INMM meeting, May 2018, Richland, WA. Received a second-place award for student posters.

Christina Louie, C. Ivory, S. Asmussen, D. Bottenus, S. Bryan, A. Casella, Z. Chase, C. Delegard, F. Heller, A. Lines, G. Lumetta, A. Tuladhar, Z. Wang, and S. Clark – WSU – Oral Presentation, “A new approach to modeling the extraction of solute species across aqueous-organic interfaces to determine the intrinsic kinetics of interfacial phase transfer.” NORM Meeting at PNNL, June 2018, Richland, WA.

Omar Farha– NU – Oral Presentation,“Functional Metal-Organic Framework Materials,” Texas Tech University, Texas, September 3, 2018. Invited by the Chemistry Graduate Student Organization.

Omar Farha– NU – Oral Presentation,“Functional Metal-Organic Frameworks,” University of Louisville, Kentucky, September 6, 2018. Inaugural Career Goals Seminar series at the University of Louisville.

Omar Farha– NU – Oral Presentation,“Functional Metal–Organic Frameworks,” University of Wyoming, Wyoming. July 16, 2018. Summer Lecturer    

Riki Drout– NU – Oral Presentation, “Efficient Capture of Pertechnetate by a Mesoporous Metal–Organic Framework and Crystallographic Examination of Binding Motifs,” Orlando, Florida, Nov 14, 2018. American Nuclear Society Winter Meeting.

Jing Xie, H.A. Neal, J.E.S. Szymanowski, P.C. Burns, T.M. Alam, M. Nyman, and L. Gagliardi – UMN – poster, “Resolving confined 7Li dynamics of uranyl peroxide capsule U24,” Gordan Research Conference on Computational Chemistry, Mount Snow, West Dover, VT, USA. July 22-27, 2018.