Publications

(2014-Today)

– Servis, M. J., Sadhu, B., Soderholm, L., & Clark, A. E. (2021). Amphiphile conformation impacts aggregate morphology and solution structure across multiple lengthscales. J. Mol. Liq., 2022, 345, 117743. DOI: 10.1016/j.molliq.2021.117743

– Neumann, J., Qiu C., Eng P., Skanthakumar, S., Soderholm, L., Stumpf T. , and Schmidt, M. Effect of background electrolyte composition on the interfacial formation of Th (iv) nanoparticles on the muscovite (001) basal plane. J. Phys. Chem C., 2021, accepted, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.1c03997

– Servis, M.J., Stephenson G.B., Mesostructuring in Liquid-Liquid Extraction Organic Phases Originating from Critical Points, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., accepted, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.1c01429

– Servis, M.J., Piechowicz, M., Soderholm, L., Impact of Water Extraction on Malonamide Aggregation: A Molecular Dynamics and Graph Theoretic Approach, J. Phys. Chem. B2021, accepted, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.1c02962

– Nayak, S., Kumal, R. R., Liu, Z., Qiao, B., Clark, A. E., and Uysal, A., Origins of Clustering of Metalate-Extractant Complexes in Liquid-Liquid Extraction, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2021, 13, 20, 24194-24206, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.0c23158

– Servis, M.J., Piechowicz, M., Skanthakumar, S., and Soderholm, L., Molecular-Scale Origins of Solution Nanostructure and Excess Thermodynamic Properties in a Water/Amphiphile Mixture, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2021, 23, 8880-8890, DOI: 10.1039/D1CP00082A

– Dau, P.D., Vasiliu, M., Wilson, R.E., Dixon, D.A., Gibson, J.K., Hydrolysis of Metal Dioxides Differentiates d‑block from f‑block Elements: Pa(V) as a 6d Transition Metal; Pr(V) as a 4f “Lanthanyl”, J. Phys. Chem. A2020, 124, 9272-9287, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.0c08171

– Servis, M.J., Piechowicz, M., Shkrob, I.A., Soderholm, L., and Clark, A.E., Amphiphile Organization in Organic Solutions: An Alternative Explanation for Small-Angle X-ray Scattering Features in Malonamide/Alkane Mixtures, J. Phys. Chem. B, 2020, 124, 47, 10822-10831, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.0c07080

– Bertelsen, E.R., Kovach, Reinhart, B.J., N.C., Trewyn, B.G., Antonio, M.R., Shafer, J.C., Multiscale investigations of europium(iii) complexation with tetra-n-octyl diglycolamide confined in porous solid supports, CrystEngComm2020, 22, 6886-6899, DOI: 10.1039/D0CE00956C

– Nayak, S., Lovering, K. A., and Uysal, A.; Ion-specific clustering of metal-amphiphile complexes in rare earth separations, Nanoscale, 2020, 12, 20202-20210, DOI: 10.1039/D0NR04231E

– Sheyfer, D., Zhang, Q., Lal, J., Loeffler, T., Dufresne, E. M., Sandy, A. R., Narayanan, S.,  Sankaranarayanan, S. K. R. S., Szczygiel, R., Maj, P.,  Soderholm, L., Antonio, M. R., and Stephenson, G. B., Nanoscale critical phenomena in a complex fluid studied by x-ray photon correlation spectroscopy, Phys. Rev. Lett., 2020, 125, 125504, DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.125.125504.

– Bertelsen, E.R., Kovach, N.C., Trewyn, B.G., Antonio, M.R., Shafer, J.C., Electrochemical reduction of europium(iii) using tetra-n-octyl diglycolamide functionalized ordered mesoporous carbon microelectrodes, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2020, 8, 6689-6700, DOI: 10.1039/D0TC00824A

– Nayak, S., Lovering, K. A., Bu, W., and Uysal, A.; Anions Enhance Rare Earth Adsorption at Negatively Charged Surfaces, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2020, 11, 4436-4442, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.0c01091

– Piechowicz, M.; Chiarizia, R.; Skanthakumar, S.; Rowan, S.J.; Soderholm, L.; Leveraging Actinide Hydrolysis Chemistry for Targeted Th and U Separations using Amidoxime-Functionalized Poly(HIPE)s, ChemPhysChem2020, accepted, DOI: 10.1002/cphc.202000155

– Wilson, R. E., Carter, T. J., Autillo, M., Stegman, S.; Thiocyanate complexes of the lanthanides, Am and Cm, Chem. Commun., 2020, 56, 2622-2625, DOI: 10.1039/C9CC07612C

– Thomas, E. L., Stegman, S., Skanthakumar, S., Wilson R.E.; Applications of Alkali Metal Hydroxide Hydrofluxes to the Synthesis of Single Crystal Ternary Actinide Oxides. Chem.: Eur. J., 2020, 26 (7), 1497-1500, DOI: 10.1002/chem.201904677

– Lovering, K. A., Nayak, S., Bu, W., and Uysal, A.; The Role of Ion Specific Effects in Ion Transport: The Case of Nitrate and Thiocyanate. J. Phys. Chem. C2020, 124, 573-581, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b09288

– Jin, G. B., Malliakas, C. D., Hu, Y. , Booth, C. H., Ibers, J. A., Sokaras, D. , Weng, T. , Skanthakumar, S. and Soderholm, L.; NpSe2: a Binary Chalcogenide Containing Modulated Selenide Chains and Ambiguous‐Valent Metal. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2019,  58, 16130-16133, DOI:10.1002/anie.201910353

– Narita, H., Nicolson, R.M., Motokawa, R., Ito, F., Morisaku, K., Goto, M., Tanaka, M., Heller, W.T., Shiwaku, H., Yaita, T. and Gordon, R.J.; Proton Chelating Ligands Drive Improved Chemical Separations for Rhodium. Inorganic Chemistry, 201958, 13, 8720-8734, DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.9b01136

– Yuan, K.; Bracco, J.N.; Schmidt, M.; Soderholm, L.; Fenter, P.; Lee, S.S.; Effects of Anions on the Changes in the Structure and Adsorption Mechanism of Zirconium Species at the Muscovite (001) – Water Interface. J. Phys. Chem. C2019, 123, 16699-16710, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b02894

– Autillo, M.; Wilson, R. E. Molecular Hydroxo-Bridged Dimers of Uranium(VI), Neptunium(VI), and Plutonium(VI): [Me4N]2[(AnO2)2(OH)2(NO3)4]. Inorg. Chem. 2019, 58(5), 3203-3210 DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.8b03304

– Motokawa, R.; Kobayashi, T.; Endo, H.; Mu, J.; Williams, C. D.; Masters, A. J.; Antonio, M. R.; Heller, W. T.; Nagao, M. A Telescoping View of Solute Architectures in a Complex Fluid System. ACS Cent. Sci. 2019, 5 (1), 85-96.

– Estes, S. L.; Qiao, B.; Jin, G. B. Ion association with tetra-n-alkylammonium cations stabilizes higher-oxidation-state neptunium dioxocations. Nat. Commun. 2019, 10 (1), 59.

– Antonio, M. R.; Bera, M. K. pH-Dependent Interactions between Keggin Heteropolyanions in Dilute Solutions. European Journal of Inorg. Chem. 2019, 2019 (3-4), 367-373.

– Wilson, R. E.; De Sio, S.; Vallet, V. Protactinium and the intersection of actinide and transition metal chemistry. Nat. Commun. 2018, 9 (1), 622.

– Schnaars, D. D.; Wilson, R. E. Synthesis, Structure, and Vibrational Properties of [Ph4P]2NpO2Cl4 and [Ph4P]2PuO2Cl4 Complexes. Inorg. Chem. 2018, 57 (6), 3008-3016.

– Rock, W.; Qiao, B. F.; Zhou, T. C.; Clark, A. E.; Uysal, A. Heavy Anionic Complex Creates a Unique Water Structure at a Soft Charged Interface. J. Phys. Chem. C 2018, 122 (51), 29228-29236.

– Qiao, B.; Skanthakumar, S.; Soderholm, L. Comparative CHARMM and AMOEBA Simulations of Lanthanide Hydration Energetics and Experimental Aqueous-Solution Structures. J. Chem. Theory. Comput. 2018, 14 (3), 1781-1790.

– Piechowicz, M.; Chiarizia, R.; Soderholm, L. Insight into selectivity: uptake studies of radionuclides (90)Sr(2+), (137)Cs(+), and (233)UO2(2+) with bis-amidoxime polymers. Dalton Trans 2018, 47 (15), 5348-5358.

– Bera, M. K.; Bu, W.; Uysal, A. Liquid Surface X-Ray Scattering. In Physical Chemistry of Gas-Liquid Interfaces, Faust, J. A.; House, J. E., Eds. Elsevier: 2018; pp 167-194.

– Antonio, M. R.; Demars, T. J.; Audras, M.; Ellis, R. J. Third phase inversion, red oil formation, and multinuclear speciation of tetravalent cerium in the tri-n-butyl phosphate-n-dodecane solvent extraction system. Separation Science and Technology 2018, 53 (12), 1834-1847.

– Uysal, A.; Rock, W.; Qiao, B. F.; Bu, W.; Lin, B. H. Two-Step Adsorption of PtCl62- Complexes at a Charged Langmuir Monolayer: Role of Hydration and Ion Correlations. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2017, 121 (45), 25377-25383.

– Skanthakumar, S.; Jin, G. B.; Lin, J.; Vallet, V.; Soderholm, L. Linking Solution Structures and Energetics: Thorium Nitrate Complexes. J Phys Chem B 2017, 121 (36), 8577-8584.

– Qiao, B.; Muntean, J. V.; Olvera de la Cruz, M.; Ellis, R. J. Ion Transport Mechanisms in Liquid-Liquid Interface. Langmuir 2017, 33 (24), 6135-6142.

– Qiao, B.; Ferru, G.; Ellis, R. J. Complexation Enhancement Drives Water-to-Oil Ion Transport: A Simulation Study. Chemistry 2017, 23 (2), 427-436.

– Knight, A. W.; Qiao, B.; Chiarizia, R.; Ferru, G.; Forbes, T.; Ellis, R. J.; Soderholm, L. Subtle Effects of Aliphatic Alcohol Structure on Water Extraction and Solute Aggregation in Biphasic Water/n-Dodecane. Langmuir 2017, 33 (15), 3776-3786.

– Knight, A. W.; Chiarizia, R.; Soderholm, L. Extraction Selectivity of a Quaternary Alkylammonium Salt for Trivalent Actinides over Trivalent Lanthanides: Does Extractant Aggregation Play a Role? Solvent Extraction and Ion Exchange 2017, 35 (4), 266-279.

– Jin, G. B.; Malliakas, C. D.; Lin, J. Thorium copper phosphides: more diverse metal-phosphorus and phosphorus-phosphorus interactions than U analogues. Dalton Trans 2017, 46 (36), 12041-12052.

– Jin, G. B.; Lin, J.; Estes, S. L.; Skanthakumar, S.; Soderholm, L. Influence of Countercation Hydration Enthalpies on the Formation of Molecular Complexes: A Thorium-Nitrate Example. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139 (49), 18003-18008.

– de Jong, W. A.; Dau, P. D.; Wilson, R. E.; Marcalo, J.; Van Stipdonk, M. J.; Corcovilos, T. A.; Berden, G.; Martens, J.; Oomens, J.; Gibson, J. K. Revealing Disparate Chemistries of Protactinium and Uranium. Synthesis of the Molecular Uranium Tetroxide Anion, UO4(). Inorg. Chem. 2017, 56 (6), 3686-3694.

 

– Braatz, A. D.; Antonio, M. R.; Nilsson, M. Structural study of complexes formed by acidic and neutral organophosphorus reagents. Dalton Trans 2017, 46 (4), 1194-1206.

 

– Autillo, M.; Wilson, R. E. Phase Transitions in Tetramethylammonium Hexachlorometalate Compounds (TMA)2

MCl6 (M = U, Np, Pt, Sn, Hf, Zr). European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry 2017, 2017 (41), 4834-4839.

 

– Antonio, M. R.; Ellis, R. J.; Estes, S. L.; Bera, M. K. Structural insights into the multinuclear speciation of tetravalent cerium in the tri-n-butyl phosphate-n-dodecane solvent extraction system. Phys Chem Chem Phys 2017, 19 (32), 21304-21316.

 

– Wilson, R. E.; De Sio, S.; Vallet, V. Structural and Electronic Properties of Fluoride Complexes of Nb-V, Ta-V, and Pa-V: The Influence of Relativistic Effects on Group V Elements. European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry 2016, (35), 5467-5476.

 

– Soderholm, L.; Mitchell, J. F. Perspective: Toward “synthesis by design”: Exploring atomic correlations during inorganic materials synthesis. Apl Materials 2016, 4 (5).

 

– Rock, W.; Oruc, M. E.; Ellis, R. J.; Uysal, A. Molecular Scale Description of Anion Competition on Amine-Functionalized Surfaces. Langmuir 2016, 32 (44), 11532-11539.

 

– Lin, J.; Jin, G. B.; Soderholm, L. Th3[Th6(OH)4O4(H2O)6](SO4)12(H2O)13: A Self-Assembled Microporous Open-Framework Thorium Sulfate. Inorg Chem 2016, 55 (20), 10098-10101.

 

– Jin, G. B. Three-Dimensional Network of Cation-Cation-Bound Neptunyl(V) Squares: Synthesis and in Situ Raman Spectroscopy Studies. Inorg Chem 2016, 55 (5), 2612-9.

 

– Hellebrandt, S.; Lee, S. S.; Knope, K. E.; Lussier, A. J.; Stubbs, J. E.; Eng, P. J.; Soderholm, L.; Fenter, P.; Schmidt, M. A Comparison of Adsorption, Reduction, and Polymerization of the Plutonyl(VI) and Uranyl(VI) Ions from Solution onto the Muscovite Basal Plane. Langmuir 2016, 32 (41), 10473-10482.

 

– Ferru, G.; Reinhart, B.; Bera, M. K.; Olvera de la Cruz, M.; Qiao, B.; Ellis, R. J. The Lanthanide Contraction beyond Coordination Chemistry. Chemistry 2016, 22 (20), 6899-904.

 

– Estes, S. L.; Antonio, M. R.; Soderholm, L. Tetravalent Ce in the Nitrate-Decorated Hexanuclear Cluster [Ce-6(mu(3)-O)(4)(mu(3)-OH)(4)](12+): A Structural End Point for Ceria Nanoparticles. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2016, 120 (10), 5810-5818.

 

– Ellis, R. J.; Bera, M. K.; Reinhart, B.; Antonio, M. R. Trapped in the coordination sphere: nitrate ion transfer driven by the cerium(iii/iv) redox couple. Phys Chem Chem Phys 2016, 18 (45), 31254-31259.

 

– Das, S.; Bera, M. K.; Tong, S.; Narayanan, B.; Kamath, G.; Mane, A.; Paulikas, A. P.; Antonio, M. R.; Sankaranarayanan, S. K.; Roelofs, A. K. A Self-Limiting Electro-Ablation Technique for the Top-Down Synthesis of Large-Area Monolayer Flakes of 2D Materials. Sci Rep 2016, 6, 28195.

 

– Bera, M. K.; Qiao, B. F.; Seifert, S.; Burton-Pye, B. P.; de la Cruz, M. O.; Antonio, M. R. Aggregation of Heteropolyanions in Aqueous Solutions Exhibiting Short-Range Attractions and Long-Range Repulsions. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2016, 120 (2), 1317-1327.

 

– Bera, M. K.; Antonio, M. R. Crystallization of Keggin Heteropolyanions via a Two-Step Process in Aqueous Solutions. J Am Chem Soc 2016, 138 (23), 7282-8.

 

– Bera, M. K.; Antonio, M. R. Aggregation of Heteropolyanions Implicates the Presence of Zundel Ions Near Air-Water Interfaces. ChemistrySelect 2016, 1 (10), 2107-2112.

 

– Yuan, K.; Ilton, E. S.; Antonio, M. R.; Li, Z.; Cook, P. J.; Becker, U. Electrochemical and Spectroscopic Evidence on the One-Electron Reduction of U(VI) to U(V) on Magnetite. Environ Sci Technol 2015, 49 (10), 6206-13.

 

– Wilson, R. E. Structure, Phase Transitions, and Isotope Effects in [(CH3)4N]2PuCl6. Inorg Chem 2015, 54 (21), 10208-13.

 

– Schmidt, M.; Hellebrandt, S.; Knope, K. E.; Lee, S. S.; Stubbs, J. E.; Eng, P. J.; Soderholm, L.; Fenter, P. Effects of the background electrolyte on Th(IV) sorption to muscovite mica. Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta 2015, 165, 280-293.

 

– Qiao, B.; Ferru, G.; Olvera de la Cruz, M.; Ellis, R. J. Molecular Origins of Mesoscale Ordering in a Metalloamphiphile Phase. ACS Cent Sci 2015, 1 (9), 493-503.

 

– Knope, K. E.; Skanthakumar, S.; Soderholm, L. Two Dihydroxo-Bridged Plutonium(IV) Nitrate Dimers and Their Relevance to Trends in Tetravalent Ion Hydrolysis and Condensation. Inorganic Chemistry 2015, 54 (21), 10192-10196.

 

– Jin, G. B.; Soderholm, L. Solid-state syntheses and single-crystal characterizations of three tetravalent thorium and uranium silicates. Journal of Solid State Chemistry 2015, 221, 405-410.

 

– Ellis, R. J.; Demars, T.; Liu, G.; Niklas, J.; Poluektov, O. G.; Shkrob, I. A. In the Bottlebrush Garden: The Structural Aspects of Coordination Polymer Phases formed in Lanthanide Extraction with Alkyl Phosphoric Acids. J Phys Chem B 2015, 119 (35), 11910-27.

 

– Demars, T. J.; Bera, M. K.; Seifert, S.; Antonio, M. R.; Ellis, R. J. Revisiting the solution structure of ceric ammonium nitrate. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 2015, 54 (26), 7534-8.

 

– Dau, P. D.; Wilson, R. E.; Gibson, J. K. Elucidating Protactinium Hydrolysis: The Relative Stabilities of PaO2(H2O)(+) and PaO(OH)2(+). Inorg Chem 2015, 54 (15), 7474-80.

 

– Carter, T. J.; Wilson, R. E. Coordination Chemistry of Homoleptic Actinide(IV)-Thiocyanate Complexes. Chemistry 2015, 21 (44), 15575-82.

 

– Bera, M. K.; Luo, G.; Schlossman, M. L.; Soderholm, L.; Lee, S.; Antonio, M. R. Erbium(III) Coordination at the Surface of an Aqueous Electrolyte. J Phys Chem B 2015, 119 (28), 8734-45.

 

– Bera, M. K.; Antonio, M. R. Polynuclear Speciation of Trivalent Cations near the Surface of an Electrolyte Solution. Langmuir 2015, 31 (19), 5432-9.

 

– Antonio, M. R.; McAlister, D. R.; Horwitz, E. P. An europium(III) diglycolamide complex: insights into the coordination chemistry of lanthanides in solvent extraction. Dalton Trans 2015, 44 (2), 515-21.

 

– Wilson, R. E.; Schnaars, D. D.; Andrews, M. B.; Cahill, C. L. Supramolecular interactions in PuO2Cl4(2-) and PuCl6(2-) complexes with protonated pyridines: synthesis, crystal structures, and Raman spectroscopy. Inorg Chem 2014, 53 (1), 383-92.

 

– Wilson, R. E. Retrieval and purification of an aged Pa-231 source from its decay daughters. Radiochimica Acta 2014, 102 (6), 505-511.

 

– Shoemaker, D. P.; Hu, Y. J.; Chung, D. Y.; Halder, G. J.; Chupas, P. J.; Soderholm, L.; Mitchell, J. F.; Kanatzidis, M. G. In situ studies of a platform for metastable inorganic crystal growth and materials discovery. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2014, 111 (30), 10922-7.

 

– Schnaars, D. D.; Wilson, R. E. Lattice solvent and crystal phase effects on the vibrational spectra of UO2Cl4(2-). Inorg Chem 2014, 53 (20), 11036-45.

 

– Polinski, M. J.; Garner, E. B., 3rd; Maurice, R.; Planas, N.; Stritzinger, J. T.; Parker, T. G.; Cross, J. N.; Green, T. D.; Alekseev, E. V.; Van Cleve, S. M.; Depmeier, W.; Gagliardi, L.; Shatruk, M.; Knappenberger, K. L.; Liu, G.; Skanthakumar, S.; Soderholm, L.; Dixon, D. A.; Albrecht-Schmitt, T. E. Unusual structure, bonding and properties in a californium borate. Nat Chem 2014, 6 (5), 387-92.

 

– Manceau, A.; Skanthakumar, S.; Soderholm, L. PDF analysis of ferrihydrite: Critical assessment of the under-constrained akdalaite model. American Mineralogist 2014, 99 (1), 102-108.

 

– Kalaji, A.; Soderholm, L. A novel nonanuclear hafnium oxide-hydroxide-sulphate cluster crystallised from aqueous solution. Chem Commun 2014, 50 (8), 997-9.

 

– Kalaji, A.; Soderholm, L. Aqueous hafnium sulfate chemistry: structures of crystalline precipitates. Inorg Chem 2014, 53 (20), 11252-60.

 

– Kalaji, A.; Skanthakumar, S.; Kanatzidis, M. G.; Mitchell, J. F.; Soderholm, L. Changing hafnium speciation in aqueous sulfate solutions: a high-energy X-ray scattering study. Inorg Chem 2014, 53 (12), 6321-8.

 

– Fullmer, L. B.; Molina, P. I.; Antonio, M. R.; Nyman, M. Contrasting ion-association behaviour of Ta and Nb polyoxometalates. Dalton Trans 2014, 43 (41), 15295-9.

 

– Ellis, R. J.; Meridiano, Y.; Muller, J.; Berthon, L.; Guilbaud, P.; Zorz, N.; Antonio, M. R.; Demars, T.; Zemb, T. Complexation-induced supramolecular assembly drives metal-ion extraction. Chemistry 2014, 20 (40), 12796-807.

 

– Ellis, R. J. Critical exponents for solvent extraction resolved using SAXS. J Phys Chem B 2014, 118 (1), 315-22.

 

– De Sio, S. M.; Wilson, R. E. Structural and spectroscopic studies of fluoroprotactinates. Inorg Chem 2014, 53 (3), 1750-5.

 

– De Sio, S. M.; Wilson, R. E. EXAFS study of the speciation of protactinium(V) in aqueous hydrofluoric acid solutions. Inorg Chem 2014, 53 (23), 12643-9.

 

– Bu, W.; Yu, H.; Luo, G.; Bera, M. K.; Hou, B.; Schuman, A. W.; Lin, B.; Meron, M.; Kuzmenko, I.; Antonio, M. R.; Soderholm, L.; Schlossman, M. L. Observation of a rare earth ion-extractant complex arrested at the oil-water interface during solvent extraction. J Phys Chem B 2014, 118 (36), 10662-74.

 

– Bu, W.; Mihaylov, M.; Amoanu, D.; Lin, B.; Meron, M.; Kuzmenko, I.; Soderholm, L.; Schlossman, M. L. X-ray studies of interfacial strontium-extractant complexes in a model solvent extraction system. J Phys Chem B 2014, 118 (43), 12486-500.

 

– Bera, M. K.; Ellis, R. J.; Burton-Pye, B. P.; Antonio, M. R. Structural aspects of heteropolyacid microemulsions. Phys Chem Chem Phys 2014, 16 (41), 22566-74.

 

– Bera, M. K.; Bray, T. H.; Ellis, R. J.; Antonio, M. R. Redox Chemistry of Heteropolyacid Microemulsions. ChemElectroChem 2014, 1 (7), 1173-1181.