Publications and Conferences


Journal Articles, Peer-Reviewed
  • Hawkins, C.; Bustillos, C.; May, I.; Copping, R.; Nilsson, M. Water-soluble Schiff Base-actinyl Ion Complexes and Their Effect on The Solvent Extraction of f-Elements. Submitted to Dalton Transactions.
  • Vo Q. N.; Dang, L. X.; Nguyen, H. D.; Nilsson, M. Quantifying Dimer and Trimer Formation by Tri-N-Butyl Phosphates in N-Dodecane: Molecular Dynamics Simulations. Submitted to The Journal of Physical Chemistry B.
  • Vo, Q. N.; Unangst, J. L.; Nguyen, H. D.; Nilsson, M. Quantifying Dimer and Trimer Formation of Tri-N-Butyl Phosphates in N-Dodecane: FTIR Study. Submitted to The Journal of Physical Chemistry B.
  • Nee, K., Bryan, S., Levitskaia, T., Wei-Ju Kuo, J., Nilsson, M. Combinations of NIR and Raman spectroscopy for improved monitoring of material in used nuclear fuel separation processes. Submitted to Chemical Engineering Science.
  • Nee, K., Nilsson, M. (2015). Experimental and Theoretical Studies of Actinide and Lanthanide Ion Transport across Supported Liquid Membranes. Solvent Extraction and Ion Exchange, 33(6), 554-575.
  • Vo, Q., Hawkins, C., Dang, L., Nilsson, M., Nguyen, H. (2015). A Computational Study of Molecular Structure and Self-Association of Tri-n-butyl Phosphates in n-Dodecane Diluent. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 119(4), 1588-15897.
  • Braatz, A., Nilsson, M. (2014). Fluorescence Studies of Complex Stoichiometry of Metal ions in Synergistic Extraction Systems Combining Dibutyl Phosphoric Acid and Tri-n-butyl Phosphate. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 303(2), 1105–1109.
  • Safavi-Tehrani, L., Miller, G. E., Nilsson, M. (2014). Production of High Specific Activity Radiolanthanides for Medical Purposes using the UC Irvine TRIGA Reactor. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 303(2), 1099-1103.
  • Pearson, J., Nilsson, M. (2014). Radiolysis of tributyl phosphate by particles of high linear energy transfer. Solvent Extraction and Ion Exchange, 32(6), 584-600.
  • Hawkins, C. A., Bustillos, C. G., Copping, R., Scott, B. L., May, I., Nilsson, M. (2014). Challenging conventional f-element separation chemistry–reversing uranyl(VI)/lanthanide(III) solvent extraction selectivity. Chem. Comm., 50(63), 8670-8673.
  • Mincher, B. J., Mezyk, S. P., Elias, G., Groenewold, G. S., LaVerne, J. A., Nilsson, M., Pearson, J., Schmitt, N. C., Tillotson, R. D., Olson, L. G. (2014) The radiation chemistry of CMPO: Part 2. Alpha radiolysis. Solvent Extraction and Ion Exchange, 32(2), 167-178.
  • Anderson, T. L., Braatz, A., Ellis, R. J., Antonio, M. R., Nilsson, M. (2013). Synergistic extraction of dysprosium and aggregate formation in solvent extraction systems combining TBP and HDBP. Solvent Extraction and Ion Exchange, 31(6), 617-633. (DOI:10.1080/07366299.2013.787023).
  • Anderson, T. L., Braatz, A., Ellis, R. J., Antonio, M. R., Nilsson, M. (2013). Synergistic extraction of dysprosium and aggregate formation in solvent extraction systems combining TBP and HDBP. Solvent Extraction and Ion Exchange, 31(6), 617-633. (DOI:10.1080/07366299.2013.787023).
  • Gray, M. F., Zalupski, P., Nilsson, M. (2013). Determination of Activity Coefficients of di-(2-ethylhexyl) Phosphoric Acid Dimer in Select Organic Solvents Using Vapor Phase Osmometry. Solvent Extraction and Ion Exchange, 31(5), 550-563. (DOI:10.1080/07366299.2013.785870).
  • Pearson, J., Jan, O., Wariner, A., Miller, G. E., Nilsson, M. (2013). Development of a method for high LET irradiation of liquid systems. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry. (DOI:10.1007/s10967-013-2549-0).
  • Ellis, R. J., Anderson, T. L., Antonio, M. R., Braatz, A., Nilsson, M. (2013). A SAXS Study of Aggregation in the Synergistic TBP–HDBP Solvent Extraction System. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 117(19). (DOI: 10.1021/jp401025e).
  • Ogden, M. D., Sinkov, S. I., Nilsson, M., Lumetta, G. J., Hancock, R. D., Nash, K. L. (2012). Complexation of Am(III) and Nd(III) by 1,10-Phenanthroline-2,9-Dicarboxylic Acid. Journal of Solution Chemistry, 42(1), 211-225. (DOI 10.1007/s10953-012-9940-2).
  • Pearson, J., Jan, O., Miller, G. E., Nilsson, M. (2012). Studies of high linear energy transfer dosimetry by 10B(n,α)7Li reactions in aqueous and organic solvents. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 292(2), 719-727.
  • Grimes, T. S., Nilsson, M., Nash, K. L. (2010). Lactic Acid Partitioning in TALSPEAK Extraction Systems. Separation Science and Technology, 45(12), 1725-1732.
  • Nilsson, M., Nash, K. L. (2009). Trans-Lanthanide Extraction Studies in the TALSPEAK system: Investigating the Effect of Acidity and Temperature. Solvent Extraction and Ion Exchange, 27(3), 354-377.
  • Ekberg, C., Fermvik, A., Retegan, T., Skarnemark, G., Foreman, M. R. S, Hudson, M. J., Englund, S., Nilsson, M. (2008). An overview and historical look back at the solvent extraction using nitrogen donor ligands to extract and separate An(III) from Ln(III). Radiochimica Acta, 96(4-5), 225-233.
  • Nilsson, M., Nash, K. L. (2007). Review Article: A Review of the Development and Operational Characteristics of the TALSPEAK Process. Solvent Extraction and Ion Exchange, 25(6), 665-701.
  • Nilsson, M., Ekberg, C., Foreman, M. R. S, Hudson, M. J., Liljenzin, J. O., Modolo, G., Skarnemark, G. (2006). Separation of Actinides(III) from Lanthanides(III) in Simulated Nuclear Waste Streams using 6,6’-Bis-(5,6-dipentyl-[1,2,4]triazin-3-yl)-[2,2’]bipyridinyl (C5-BTBP) in Cyclohexanone. Solvent Extraction and Ion Exchange, 24(6), 823-843.
  • Nilsson, M., Andersson, S., Drouet, F., Ekberg, C., Foreman, M. R. S, Hudson, M. J., Liljenzin, J. O., Magnusson, D., Skarnemark, G. (2006). Extraction properties of 6,6’-bis-(5,6,-dipentyl-[1,2,4]triazin-3-yl)-[2,2’]bipyridinyl (C5-BTBP). Solvent Extraction and Ion Exchange, 24(3), 299-318.
  • Andersson, S., Eberhardt, K., Ekberg, C., Liljenzin, J. O., Nilsson, M., Skarnemark, G. (2006). Determination of stability constants of lanthanide nitrate complex formation using a solvent extraction technique. Radiochimica Acta, 94(8), 469-474.
  • Nilsson, M., Andersson, S., Ekberg, C., Foreman, M. R. S, Hudson, M. J., Skarnemark, G. (2006). Inhibiting radiolysis of BTP molecules by addition of nitrobenzene. Radiochimica Acta, 94(2), 103-106.
  • Nilsson, M., Andersson, S., Ekberg, C., Liljenzin, J. O., Skarnemark, G. (2006). The Chemical Properties of 2-bromodecanoic Acid. Solvent Extraction and Ion Exchange, 24(3), 407-418.
  • Andersson, S., Ekberg, C., Liljenzin, J. O., Nilsson, M., Skarnemark, G. (2004). Study of Nitrate Complex Formation with Pm, Eu, Am and Cm Using a Solvent Extraction Technique. Radiochimica Acta, 92, 863-867.
  • Andersson, S., Ekberg, C., Foreman, M. R. S, Hudson, M. J., Liljenzin, J. O., Nilsson, M., Skarnemark, G., Spahiu, K. (2003). Extraction Behaviour of the Synergistic System 2,6-bis-(benzoxazolyl)-4-dodecyloxylpyridine and 2-bromodecanoic Acid Using Am and Eu as Radioactive Tracers. Solvent Extraction and Ion Exchange, 21(5), 621-636.