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Publications 1990 2019

2019

A Note on the Use of Uranine Tracer to Visualize Radionuclide Migration Experiments: Some Observations and Problems

Winberg-Wang, H., Neretnieks, I. & Voutilainen, M., Jul 2019, In : Nuclear Technology. 205, 7, p. 964-977 14 p.

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Batch sorption experiments of cesium and strontium on crushed rock and biotite for the estimation of distribution coefficients on intact crystalline rock

Lehto, J., Puukko, E., Lindberg, A. & Voutilainen, M., 13 Aug 2019, In : Heliyon. 5, 8, 9 p., e02296.

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Characterization of spatial porosity and mineral distribution of crystalline rock using X-ray micro computed tomography, C-14-PMMA autoradiography and scanning electron microscopy

Voutilainen, M., Miettinen, A., Sardini, P., Parkkonen, J., Sammaljärvi, J., Gylling, B., Selroos, J-O., Yli-Kaila, M., Koskinen, L. & Siitari-Kauppi, M., Feb 2019, In : Applied Geochemistry. 101, p. 50-61 12 p.

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Comparison of water phase diffusion experiments in laboratory and in situ conditions

Voutilainen, M., Kekäläinen, P., Poteri, A., Siitari-Kauppi, M., Helariutta, K., Andersson, P., Nilsson, K., Byegård, J., Skålberg, M., Yli-Kaila, M. & Koskinen, L., Aug 2019, In : Journal of Hydrology. 575, p. 716-729 14 p.

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Electronic autoradiography of Ba-133 particle emissions; diffusion profiles in granitic rocks

Muuri, E., Sorokina, T., Donnard, J., Billon, S., Helariutta, K., Koskinen, L., Martin, A. & Siitari-Kauppi, M., Jul 2019, In : Applied Radiation and Isotopes. 149, p. 108-113 6 p.

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Matrix pore water study on REPRO samples

Voutilainen, M. A., Ikonen, J. O., Kekäläinen, P. J., Sammaljärvi, J. K. W., Siitari-Kauppi, M. K., Lindberg, A., Kuva, J. & Timonen, J., 2019, Olkiluoto: Posiva. 60 p. (Posiva Working Report; no. 2017-22)

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Modeling mass transfer in fracture flows with the time domain-random walk method

Kuva, J., Voutilainen, M. & Mattila, K., 9 Jul 2019, In : Computational Geosciences. 15 p.

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Modelling transport of reactive tracers in a heterogeneous crystalline rock matrix

Svensson, U., Voutilainen, M., Muuri, E., Ferry, M. & Gylling, B., Dec 2019, In : Journal of Contaminant Hydrology. 227, 16 p., 103552.

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Sorption of selenium species onto phlogopite and calcite surfaces: DFT studies

Puhakka, E., Li, X., Ikonen, J. & Siitari-Kauppi, M., 12 Sep 2019, In : Journal of Contaminant Hydrology. 227, p. 1-10 10 p., 103553.

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Tritium distributions on W-coated divertor tiles used in the third JET ITERlike wall campaign

Hatano, Y., Lee, S. E., Likonen, J., Koivuranta, S., Hara, M., Masuzaki, M., Asakura, N., Isobe, K., Hayashi, T., Ikonen, J., Widdowson, A., EUROfusion Consortium, JET & Ahlgren, T., Jan 2019, In : Nuclear Materials and Energy. 18, p. 258-261 4 p.

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2018

Digital autoradiography on C-14-labelled PMMA impregnated rock samples using the BeaverTM

Voutilainen, M. A., Sammaljärvi, J. K. W., Muuri, E. M., Donnard, J., Duval, S. & Siitari-Kauppi, M. K., 2018, In : MRS Advances. 3, 21, p. 1161-1166 6 p.

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Electromigration experiments for studying transport parameters and sorption of cesium and strontium on intact crystalline rock

Puukko, E., Lehto, J., Lindberg, A. & Voutilainen, M., Oct 2018, In : Journal of Contaminant Hydrology. 217, p. 1-7 7 p.

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Imaging connected porosity of crystalline rock by contrast agent-aided X-ray microtomography and scanning electron microscopy

Kuva, J., Sammaljärvi, J., Parkkonen, J., Siitari-Kauppi, M., Lehtonen, M., Turpeinen, T., Timonen, J. & Voutilainen, M., Apr 2018, In : Journal of Microscopy. 270, 1, p. 98-109 12 p.

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Investigation of Rock Matrix Retention Properties: Supporting Laboratory Studies II: Diffusion Coefficient and Permeability

Voutilainen, M. A., Ikonen, J. O., Sammaljärvi, J. K. W., Siitari-Kauppi, M. K., Lindberg, A., Kuva, J., Timonen, J. & Löfgren, M., 2018, Olkiluoto, Eurajoki: Posiva. 35 p. (Posiva Working Report; no. 2017-39)

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Porosity distribution in a heterogeneous clay-rich fault core by image processing of 14C-PMMA autoradiographs and Scanning Electron Microscopy

Nenonen, V. V., Sammaljärvi, J., Johanson, B., Voutilainen, M., L'Hôpital, E., Dick, P. & Siitari-Kauppi, M., 2018, In : MRS Advances. 3, 21, p. 1167-1173 7 p.

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The First Matrix Diffusion Experiment in the Water Phase of the REPRO Project: WPDE 1

Poteri, A., Andersson, P., Nilsson, K., Johan, B., Skålberg, M., Siitari-Kauppi, M. K., Helariutta, A. M. K., Voutilainen, M. A., Kekäläinen, P. J., Ikonen, J. O., Sammaljärvi, J. K. W., Antero, L., Timonen, J., Kuva, J. & Koskinen, L., 2018, Olkiluoto, Eurajoki: Posiva. 288 p. (Posiva Working Report; no. 2017-23)

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The in-diffusion of Ba-133 in granitic rock cubes from the Olkiluoto and Grimsel in-situ test sites

Muuri, E. M., Sorokina, T., García, D., Grivé, M., Bruno, J., Koskinen, L., Martin, A. & Siitari-Kauppi, M. K., May 2018, In : Applied Geochemistry. 92, p. 188-195 8 p.

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The Second Matrix Diffusion Experiment in the Water Phase of the Repro Project: WPDE 2

Poteri, A., Andersson, P., Nilsson, K., Byegård, J., Skålberg, M., Siitari-Kauppi, M. K., Helariutta, A. M. K., Voutilainen, M. A. & Kekäläinen, P. J., 2018, Olkiluoto, Eurajoki: Posiva. 143 p. (Posiva Working Report; no. 2017-24)

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Upscaling of cesium and strontium sorption from crushed to intact rock

Puukko, E. J., Lindberg, A., Voutilainen, M. A. & Lehto, J. K., 2018, Olkiluoto: Posiva. 61 p. (Posiva Working Reports; no. 2017-25)

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2017

Aerosol particle size distribution of atmospheric lead-210 in northern Finland

Paatero, J., Ioannidou, A., Ikonen, J. & Lehto, J., Jun 2017, In : Journal of Environmental Radioactivity. 172, p. 10-14 5 p.

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Batch sorption and spectroscopic speciation studies of neptunium uptake by montmorillonite and corundum

Elo, O., Müller, K., Ikeda-Ohno, A., Bok, F., Scheinost, A. C., Hölttä, P. & Huittinen, N., 1 Feb 2017, In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 198, p. 168-181 14 p.

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Cellulose Fibre-Reinforced Biofoam for Structural Applications

Obradovic, J., Voutilainen, M., Virtanen, P., Lassila, L. & Fardim, P., Jun 2017, In : Materials. 10, 6, 10 p., 619.

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Cesium sorption and diffusion on crystalline rock: Olkiluoto case study

Muuri, E., Siitari-Kauppi, M., Matara-aho, M., Ikonen, J., Lindberg, A., Qian, L. & Koskinen, L., 2017, In : Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry. 311, 1, p. 439-446 8 p.

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Direct alpha spectrometry for analysing leached ThO2 pellets

Myllykylä, E., Koivula, L., Tanhua-Tyrkkö, M., Helariutta, K., Lavonen, T., Ollila, K. & Siitari-Kauppi, M., Sep 2017, In : Journal of Nuclear Materials. 493, p. 69-76 8 p.

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Dissolution of ThO2: study of dissolution process with initial 229Th spike

Myllykylä, E., Lavonen, T., Koivula, L., Ollila, K. & Siitari-Kauppi, M., 2017, In : Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry. 311, 1, p. 225–235 11 p.

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In situ migration of tritiated water and iodine in Grimsel granodiorite, part II: assessment of the diffusion coefficients by TDD modelling

Ikonen, J., Sardini, P., Siitari-Kauppi, M. & Martin, A., Jan 2017, In : Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry. 311, 1, p. 339-348 10 p.

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Investigation of ThO2 as a structural analogue for spent nuclear fuel dissolution under repository conditions

Myllykylä, E. S., 16 Jun 2017, Helsinki: University of Helsinki. 68 p.

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Laboratory scale advection-matrix diffusion experiment in Olkiluoto veined gneiss using H-3 and Cl-36 as tracers

Voutilainen, M., Kekäläinen, P., Kuva, J., Siitari-Kauppi, M., Yli-Kaila, M. & Koskinen, L., 2017, In : MRS Advances. 2, 12, p. 655-660 6 p.

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Microtomography-based Inter-Granular Network for the simulation of radionuclide diffusion and sorption in a granitic rock

Iraola, A., Trinchero, P., Voutilainen, M., Gylling, B., Selroos, J-O., Molinero, J., Svensson, U., Bosbach, D. & Deissmann, G., Dec 2017, In : Journal of Contaminant Hydrology. 207, p. 8-16 9 p.

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Modeling Transport of Cesium in Grimsel Granodiorite With Micrometer Scale Heterogeneities and Dynamic Update of K-d

Voutilainen, M., Kekäläinen, P., Siitari-Kauppi, M., Sardini, P., Muuri, E., Timonen, J. & Martin, A., Nov 2017, In : Water Resources Research. 53, 11, p. 9245-9265 21 p.

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Multi-scale study of the mineral porosity of veined gneiss and pegmatitic granite from Olkiluoto, Western Finland

Sammaljärvi, J., Lindberg, A., Voutilainen, M., Ikonen, J., Siitari-Kauppi, M., Pitkänen, P. & Koskinen, L., Dec 2017, In : Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry. 314, 3, p. 1557-1575 19 p.

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NUMERICAL REPRESENTATIVE ELEMENTARY VOLUME GENERATION OF A SIMPLIFIED CEMENT PASTE AND ESTIMATION OF ITS DIFFUSIVITY AND COMPARISON WITH DEDICATED EXPERIMENTS

Seigneur, N., L'Hopital, E., Dauzeres, A., Voutilainen, M., Detilleux, V., Labeau, P. E. & Dubus, A., 2017, In : Journal of Porous Media. 20, 1, p. 29-46 18 p.

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Radon emanation from fresh, altered and disturbed granitic rock characterized by C-14-PMMA impregnation and autoradiography

Hellmuth, K-H., Siitari-Kauppi, M., Arvela, H., Lindberg, A., Fonteneau, L. & Sardini, P., Sep 2017, In : Applied Radiation and Isotopes. 127, p. 195-208 14 p.

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Sorption and speciation of iodine in boreal forest soil

Soderlund, M., Virkanen, J., Aromaa, H., Gracheva, N. & Lehto, J., Jan 2017, In : Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry. 311, 1, p. 549-564 16 p.

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Sorption of alkaline earth metals on biotite of Olkiluoto bedrock

Söderlund, M. J., Muuri, E. M., Lehto, J. K. & Ervanne, H. J., 2017, Eurajoki: Posiva. 56 p. (Posiva Working Reports; no. 41/2017)

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Transport properties evolution of cement model system under degradation - Incorporation of a pore-scale approach into reactive transport modelling

Seigneur, N., L'Hopital, E., Dauzeres, A., Sammaljärvi, J., Voutilainen, M., Labeau, P. E., Dubus, A. & Detilleux, V., Jun 2017, In : Physics and Chemistry of the Earth (2002) . 99, p. 95-109 15 p.

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2016

Behavior of Cs in Grimsel granodiorite: sorption on main minerals and crushed rock

Muuri, E., Ikonen, J., Matara-aho, M., Lindberg, A., Holgersson, S., Voutilainen, M., Siitari-Kauppi, M. & Martin, A., Aug 2016, In : Radiochimica Acta. 104, 8, p. 575-582 8 p.

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Behaviour of radionuclides during microbially-induced mining of nickel at Talvivaara, Eastern Finland

Tuovinen, H., Pohjolainen, E., Lempinen, J., Vesterbacka, D., Read, D., Solatie, D. & Lehto, J., Jan 2016, In : Journal of Environmental Radioactivity. 151, 1, p. 105-113 9 p.

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Chloride diffusion in pore water in Olkiluoto veined gneiss and pegmatitic granite from a structural perspective

Sammaljärvi, J., Ikonen, J., Voutilainen, M., Kekäläinen, P., Lindberg, A., Siitari-Kauppi, M., Pitkänen, P. & Koskinen, L., 2016, In : MRS Advances. 1, 61, p. 4047-4052 6 p.

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Development of a fracture network in crystalline rocks during weathering: Study of Bishop Creek chronosequence using X-ray computed tomography and C-14-PMMA impregnation method

Mazurier, A., Sardini, P., Rossi, A. M., Graham, R. C., Hellmuth, K-H., Parneix, J-C., Siitari-Kauppi, M., Voutilainen, M. & Caner, L., Sep 2016, In : Geological Society of America. Bulletin. 128, 9-10, p. 1423-1438 16 p.

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Diffusion through thin membranes: Modeling across scales

Aho, V., Mattila, K., Kuhn, T., Kekäläinen, P., Pulkkinen, O., Minussi, R. B., Vihinen-Ranta, M. & Timonen, J., 12 Apr 2016, In : Physical Review E : Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics. 93, 4, 14 p., 043309.

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Effect of layer charge on the crystalline swelling of Na+, K+ and Ca2+ montmorillonites: DFT and molecular dynamics studies

Seppälä, A., Puhakka, E. & Olin, M., May 2016, In : Clay Minerals. 51, 2, p. 197-211 15 p.

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Free radical polymerisation of methacrylates with thermal initiator in clay rock

Sammaljärvi, J., Shroff Rama, M., Ikonen, J., Muuri, E., Hellmuth, K-H. & Siitari-Kauppi, M., 6 Jun 2016, In : Engineering Geology. 210, p. 70-83 14 p.

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Gas Phase Measurements of Matrix Diffusion in Rock Samples from Olkiluoto Bedrock, Finland

Kuva, J., Voutilainen, M., Kekäläinen, P., Siitari-Kauppi, M., Sammaljärvi, J., Timonen, J. & Koskinen, L., Oct 2016, In : Transport in Porous Media. 115, 1, p. 1-20 20 p.

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Impact of a 70 degrees C temperature on an ordinary Portland cement paste/claystone interface: An in situ experiment

Lalan, P., Dauzeres, A., De Windt, L., Bartier, D., Sammaljärvi, J., Barnichon, J-D., Techer, I. & Detilleux, V., May 2016, In : Cement and Concrete Research. 83, p. 164-178 15 p.

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Injection grout Silica Sol as a source of stable silica colloids

Hölttä, P-L., Lahtinen, M. E., Niemiaho, S. M., Elo, O. H. M., Suorsa, M. V., Lehto, J. K. & Juhola, P., 2016, (In preparation) In : Surface and Colloid Science.

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Quantitative autoradiography of alpha particle emission in geo-materials using the Beaver (TM) system

Sardini, P., Angileri, A., Descostes, M., Duval, S., Oger, T., Patrier, P., Rividi, N., Siitari-Kauppi, M., Toubon, H. & Donnard, J., 11 Oct 2016, In : Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research. Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors, and Associated Equipment. 833, p. 15-22 8 p.

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