Ion exchange for nuclear waste treatment and for recycling

  • A.I. Virtasen aukio 1 (PL 55)

    00014 Helsingin yliopisto

    Finland

Publications

2020

A simple method for quantifying iodate and iodide fractions in solution using Ag+-impregnated activated carbon

Suorsa, V., Otaki, M., Zhang, W., Virkanen, J. & Koivula, R., Apr 2020, In : Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry. 324, 1, p. 135-142 8 p.

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Column Separation of Am(III) and Eu(III) by α-Zirconium Phosphate Ion Exchanger in Nitric Acid

Wiikinkoski, E. W., Rautsola, I., Xu, J. & Koivula, R., 2020, In : ChemEngineering. 4, 1, 13 p., 14.

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Determination of C-14, Fe-55, Ni-63 and gamma emitters in activated RPV steel samples: a comparison between calculations and experimental analysis

Leskinen, A., Salminen-Paatero, S., Räty, A., Tanhua-Tyrkkö, M., Iso-Markku, T. & Puukko, E., Jan 2020, In : Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry. 323, 1, p. 399-413 15 p.

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Intercomparison exercise in analysis of DTM in decommissioning waste

Leskinen, A. A., Tanhua-Tyrkko, M., Kekki, T., Salminen-Paatero, S., Zhang, W., Hou, X., Stenberg Bruzell, F., Suutari, T., Kangas, S., Rautio, S., Wendel, C. C., Bourgeaux-Goget, M., Stordal, S., Isdahl, I., Fichet, P., Gautier, C., Brennetot, R., Lambrot, G. & Laporte, E., 2020, Roskilde, Denmark: NKS Secretariat. 20 p.

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Multi-site surface complexation modelling of Se(IV) sorption on biotite

Li, X., Puhakka, E., Liu, L., Zhang, W., Ikonen, J., Lindberg, A. & Siitari-Kauppi, M., 5 Feb 2020, In : Chemical Geology. 533, 11 p., 119433.

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Tandem-Mass-Tag based proteomic analysis facilitates analyzing critical factors of porous silicon nanoparticles in determining their biological responses under diseased condition

Li, Y., Liu, Z., Li, L., Lian, W., He, Y., Khalil, E., Makila, E., Zhang, W., Torrieri, G., Liu, X., Su, J., Xiu, Y., Fontana, F., Salonen, J., Hirvonen, J., Liu, W., Zhang, H., Santos, H. A. & Deng, X., 7 Aug 2020, In : Advanced Science. 7, 15, 12 p., 2001129.

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2019

A spectroscopic study of trivalent cation (Cm3+ and Eu3+) sorption on monoclinic zirconia (ZrO2)

Eibl, M., Virtanen, S., Pischel, F., Bok, F., Lönnrot, S., Shaw, S. & Huittinen, N., 1 Sep 2019, In : Applied Surface Science. 487, p. 1316-1328 13 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., 02296.

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Electrospun sodium titanate fibres for fast and selective water purification

Santala, E., Koivula, R., Harjula, R. & Ritala, M., 6 Dec 2019, In : Environmental Technology. 40, 27, p. 3561-3567 7 p.

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Novel electroblowing synthesis of submicron zirconium dioxide fibers: effect of fiber structure on antimony(v) adsorption

Paajanen, J., Lönnrot, S., Heikkilä, M., Meinander, K., Kemell, M., Hatanpää, T., Ainassaari, K., Ritala, M. & Koivula, R., 1 Nov 2019, In : Nanoscale Advances. 1, 11, p. 4373-4383 11 p.

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Selective extraction of aliphatic amines by functionalized mesoporous silica-coated solid phase microextraction Arrow

Lan, H., Zhang, W., Smått, J-H., Koivula, R., Hartonen, K. & Riekkola, M-L., Jul 2019, In : Microchimica Acta. 186, 7, 11 p., 412.

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Selective ion-exchange separation of scandium(III) over iron(III) by crystalline alpha-zirconium phosphate platelets under acidic conditions

Avdibegović, D., Zhang, W., Xu, J., Regadío, M., Koivula, R. & Binnemans, K., 15 May 2019, In : Separation and Purification Technology. 215, p. 81-90 10 p.

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Solid-State Conversion of Scandium Phosphate into Scandium Oxide with Sodium Compounds

Yagmurlu, B., Zhang, W., Heikkilä, M., Koivula, R. & Friedrich, B., 14 Aug 2019, In : Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 58, 32, p. 14609-14620 12 p.

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2018

Advances on Scandium Recovery Beyond State of the Art

Yagmurlu, B., Zhang, W., Avdibegovic, D., Regadio, M., Koivula, R. T., Dittrich, C., Binnemans, K. & Friedrich, B., 2018, ALTA 2018 URANIUM-REE-Lithium Proceedings. ALTA, p. 85-93 9 p.

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Constructing Organophosphorus-Based Hybrid Materials for Lanthanide Separation

Zhang, W. & Koivula, R. T., 2018, p. 96. 1 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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Intralanthanide Separation on Layered Titanium(IV) Organophosphate Materials via a Selective Transmetalation Process

Zhang, W., Hietala, S., Khryashchev, L., Hatanpää, T., Doshi, B. & Koivula, R., 4 Jul 2018, In : ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 10, 26, p. 22083-22093 11 p.

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Polyacrylonitrile-encapsulated amorphous zirconium phosphate composite adsorbent for Co, Nd and Dy separations

Xu, J., Virolainen, S., Zhang, W., Kuva, J., Sainio, T. & Koivula, R., 1 Nov 2018, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 351, p. 832-840 9 p.

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Removal of Cd2+, Ni2+ and PO43− from aqueous solution by hydroxyapatite-bentonite clay-nanocellulose composite

Hokkanen, S. R., Bhatnagar, A., Srivastava, V., Suorsa, M. V. & Sillanpää, M., 15 Oct 2018, In : International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. 118, p. 903-912 10 p.

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Separation of cobalt, neodymium and dysprosium using amorphous zirconium phosphate

Xu, J., Koivula, R. T., Zhang, W., Wiikinkoski, E. W., Hietala, S. & Harjula, R. O., Jan 2018, In : Hydrometallurgy. 175, p. 170-178 9 p.

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Sorption competition and kinetics of trivalent cations (Eu, Y and Cm) on corundum (alpha-Al2O3 ): A batch sorption and TRLFS study

Virtanen, S., Meriläinen, S., Eibl, M., Rabung, T., Lehto, J. & Huittinen, N., May 2018, In : Applied Geochemistry. 92, p. 71-81 11 p.

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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

Effects of synthesis conditions on ion exchange properties of α-zirconium phosphate for Eu and Am

Wiikinkoski, E. W., Harjula, R. O., Lehto, J. K., Kemell, M. L. & Koivula, R. T., Dec 2017, In : Radiochimica Acta. 105, 12, p. 1033–1042 10 p.

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Efficient and Selective Recovery of Trace Scandium by Inorganic Titanium Phosphate Ion-Exchangers from Leachates of Waste Bauxite Residue

Zhang, W., Koivula, R., Wiikinkoski, E., Xu, J., Hietala, S., Lehto, J. & Harjula, R., 20 Feb 2017, In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 5, 4, p. 3103-3114 12 p.

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HF-Free Synthesis of α-Zirconium Phosphate and Its Use as Ion Exchanger for Separation of Nd(III) and Dy(III) from a Ternary Co–Nd–Dy System

Xu, J., Wiikinkoski, E. W., Koivula, R. T., Zhang, W., Ebin, B. & Harjula, R. O., 2017, In : Journal of Sustainable Metallurgy . 3, 3, p. 646-658 13 p.

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Performance of Zeolite, silicotitanate, CsTreat and SrTreat ion exchange materials in Fukushima clean-up

Harjula, R., Koivula, R. & Tusa, E., 2017, 43rd Annual Waste Management Conference (WM2017): Education & Opportunity in Waste Management. Tempe, Arizona: WM Symposia, Vol. 2. p. 3602-3608 7 p. 17114

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Titanium Alkylphosphate Functionalised Mesoporous Silica for Enhanced Uptake of Rare-Earth Ions

Zhang, W., Avdibegovic, D., Koivula, R., Hatanpää, T., Hietala, S., Regadio, M., Binnemans, K. & Harjula, R., 7 Dec 2017, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry. A. 5, 45, p. 23805-23814 10 p.

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TITANIUM BUTYL-PHOSPHATE GRAFTED MESOPOROUS SILICA HYBRID COMPOSITE FOR RARE EARTH SEPARATION

Zhang, W., Avdibegovic, D., Koivula, R. T., Binnemans, K. & Harjula, R. O., 2017. 2 p.

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2016

Removal of cobalt from aqueous solution containing EDTA under UV-C irradiation by antimony oxide

Malinen, L., Koivula, R. & Harjula, R., Jun 2016, In : Radiochimica Acta. 104, 6, p. 415-422 8 p.

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Sorption of cesium on boreal forest soil II. The effect of time, incubation conditions, pH and competing cations

Söderlund, M., Virtanen, S., Välimaa, I., Lempinen, J., Hakanen, M. & Lehto, J., Aug 2016, In : Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry. 309, 2, p. 647-657 11 p.

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Testing of new technetium selective media TcTreat

Harjula, R. O., Välimaa, I. T., Salo, B. S., Koivula, R. T., Tusa, E. & Kelokaski, P., 2016, Annual Waste Management Conference (WM2016): Education & Opportunity in Waste Management. Tempe, Ariz: Waste Management Symposia, Vol. 2. p. 1371-1374 4 p.

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2015

Kehittyneiden polttoainekiertojen tutkimus maailmalla

Häkkinen, S. & Wiikinkoski, E., 2015, Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 18 p.

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Preliminary investigation of rare earth separation by titanium phosphate materials

Zhang, W., Harjula, R. O. & Koivula, R. T., 2015.

Research output: Conference materialsPoster

2014

Distribution Coefficients of Caesium, Chlorine, Iodine, Niobium, Selenium and Technetium on Olkiluoto Soils

Söderlund, M., Lusa, M., Virtanen, S., Välimaa, I., Hakanen, M., Lehto, J. & Lahdenperä, A-M., 2014, Posiva. 150 p. (Posiva Working Report; vol. 2013, no. 68)

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GROUP SEPARATION OF HEAVY METALS FOLLOWED BY SUBSEQUENT AND INDIVIDUAL SEPARATION OF LANTHANIDES BY CHELATION CHROMATOGRAPHY

Borai, E., Ekholm, P. & Harjula, R., 2014, In : Journal of Liquid Chromatography & Related Technologies. 37, 11, p. 1614-1631 18 p.

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Interaction of Radionuclides and Colloids Released from Materials Related to the Disposal of SNF

Hölttä, P., Niemiaho, S., Elo, O., Harjula, R. & Lehto, J., 2014, WM2014 Conference Proceedings. WM Symposia, Vol. 40. 14273

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Modeling of cesium sorption on biotite using cation exchange selectivity coefficients

Kyllönen, J., Hakanen, M., Lindberg, A., Harjula, R., Vehkamaki, M. & Lehto, J., Oct 2014, In : Radiochimica Acta. 102, 10, p. 919-929 11 p.

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Polymer-Inorganic Coatings Containing Nanosized Sorbents Selective to Radionuclides. 2. Latex/Tin Oxide Composites for Cobalt Fixation

Bratskaya, S., Mironenko, A., Koivula, R., Synytska, A., Musyanovych, A., Simon, F., Marinin, D., Goebel, M., Harjula, R. & Avramenko, V., 2014, In : ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 6, 24, p. 22387-22392 6 p.

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Removal of Ni-63 and Co-57 from aqueous solution using antimony doped tin dioxide-polyacrylonitrile (Sb doped SnO2-PAN) composite ion-exchangers

Inan, S., Koivula, R. & Harjula, R., Jan 2014, In : Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry. 299, 1, p. 901-908 8 p.

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Safety Case for the Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuel at Olkiluoto: Radionuclide Migration Parameters for the Geosphere

Ervanne, H. J., Hakanen, M. E. & Puukko, E. J., Feb 2014, Olkiluoto: Posiva. 378 p. (Posiva-raportti; vol. 2012/41)

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Separation of radiocobalt and radionickel from NPP evaporation concentrates-14395

Koivula, R. T., Harjula, R. O. & Kaipiainen, M., 2014, WM2014 Conference Proceedings. 6 p.

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Stability of Silica Colloids Released from Injection Grout Silica Sol - 14130

Hölttä, P., Lehto, J. & Harjula, R., 2014, WM2014 Conference Proceedings. WM Symposia, 14130

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Testing of New Antimony Selective Media SbTreat at Loviisa NPP, Finland

Harjula, R., Koivula, R., Tusa, E., Kelokaski, P., Kvarnström, R., Ropponen, I. & Togneri, L., 2014, WM2014 Nuclear Waste Management Conference. WM Symposia

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2013

Effect of EDTA and some other interfering species on the adsorption of Co(II) by EDTA-modified chitosan

Repo, E., Koivula, R., Harjula, R. & Sillanpää, M., 15 Jul 2013, In : Desalination. 321, p. 93-102 10 p.

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Higher Level Academic Nuclear Engineering Education in Finland – Need of Post Graduates?

Salomaa, R., Ala-Heikkilä, J., Tuomisto, F., Kyrki-Rajamäki, R., Vihavainen, J., Lehto, J., Harjula, R., Olin, M., Vanttola, T., Aurela, J., Avolahti, J., Koskinen, K., Heikinheimo, L., Hyvärinen, J., Juurmaa, T. & Palmu, M., 2013, Conference NESTet 2013,Nuclear Education and Training, 17-21 Nov. 2013, Madrid: Transactions of the Conference NESTet 2013, Nuclear Education and Training. Brussels, Belgium: European Nuclear Society, p. 108-119 12 p.

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Modeling of Sorption of Eu, Mo, Nb, Ni, Pa, Se, Sn,Th and U on Kaolinite and Illite in Olkiluoto Groundwater Simulants

Ervanne, H., Puukko, E. & Hakanen, M., 2013, 31 ed. Olkiluoto: Posiva. 77 p. (Posiva: Working report/Posiva Oy; vol. 2013, no. 31)

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Separation of Cobalt from Europium with Mesoporous Hybrid Silica-Poly(styrene) Impregnated Chelating Resin

Borai, E., Karesoja, M. & Harjula, R., 2013, In : Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy Review. 34, 1, p. 57-72 16 p.

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Stable and selective scintillating anion-exchange sensors for quantification of 99TcO4- in natural freshwaters

Seliman, A. F., Helariutta, K., Wiktorowicz, S. J., Tenhu, H. & Harjula, R., Dec 2013, In : Journal of Environmental Radioactivity. 126, p. 156-164 9 p.

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2012

Ion exchange properties of sulfonated polycarbonate and polyimide track etch membranes

Koivula, R., Makkonen-Craig, S. A., Harjula, R. & Paronen, M., 2012, In : Reactive & Functional Polymers. 72, 1, p. 92-97 6 p.

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