Peer Reviewed Publications

20. 2020 *A. Miskowiec, T. Spano, R. Hunt, A.E. Shields, J.L. Niedziela, S. Finkeldei. "Structural features of solid-solid phase transitions and lattice dynamics in U3O8." Phys. Rev. Mater. 2020, 4, 093160.

19. 2020 *S. Mandal, C.J.D. Kumar, D. Kumar, K. Syed, M.-A. Van Ende, I.-H. Jung, S.C. Finkeldei, W.J. Bowman. "Designing environment-friendly chromium-free Spinel-Periclase-Zirconia refractories for Ruhrstahl Heraeus (RH) degasser." J. Am. Ceram. Soc. accepted.

18. 2020 L. Feng, S.C. Finkeldei, B. Heuser, S.J. Dillon, A.T. Nelson, Grain Boundary and Lattice Fracture Toughness of UO2 Measured Using Small-Scale Mechanics, JOM. (2020).

17. 2020 S. Finkeldei, M.C. Stennett, P.M. Kowalski, Y. Ji, E. de Visser-Týnová, N.C. Hyatt, D. Bosbach, F. Brandt, Insights into the fabrication and structure of plutonium pyrochlores, J. Mater. Chem. A. 8 (2020) 2387–2403.

16. 2020 A.C. Maier, P. Kegler, M. Klinkenberg, A. Baena, S. Finkeldei, F. Brandt, M. Jonsson. "High Surface Conversion UO2 – Leaching Experiments as Model for  Long-term Leaching of Spent Nuclear Fuel Under Deep Repository Conditions." Dalton Transactions 49 (2020): 1241–1248.

15. 2019 A. Miskowiec, J. Niedziela, T. Spano, M. Ambrogio, S. Finkeldei, R. Hunt, A. Shields. "Additional Complexity in the Raman Spectra of U3O8." Journal of Nuclear Materials 527 (2019): 151790.

14. 2019 S. Finkeldei, J.O. Kiggans, R.D. Hunt, A.T. Nelson, K.A. Terrani. "Fabrication of UO2-Mo composite fuel with enhanced thermal conductivity from sol-gel feedstock." Journal of Nuclear Materials 520 (2019): 56–64. 10.1016/j.jnucmat.2019.04.011

13. 2019 S. Finkeldei, R.D. Hunt, J.L. Collins, M.H. Lloyd. Vol 515107–110.Journal of Nuclear Materials. "Production of more ideal uranium trioxide microspheres for the sol-gel microsphere pelletization process without the use of carbon."

12. 2018 S. Finkeldei, J. Kiggans, R. Hunt, K. Terrani. "Processing of Enhanced UO2 Fuel Starting from a Sol-Gel Feedstock." Transactions of the American Nuclear Society 118 (2018). 

11. 2018 E. Muehr-Ebert, E. Lichte, A. Bukaemskiy, S. Finkeldei, M. Klinkenberg, F. Brandt, D. Bosbach, G. Modolo. "Dissolution behavior of MgO based inert matrix fuel for the transmutation of minor actinides." Journal of Nuclear Materials 505 (2018):94


10. 2017 S. Szenknect, S. Finkeldei, F. Brandt, J. Ravaux, M. Odorico, R. Podor, J. Lautru, N. Dacheux, D. Bosbach "Monitoring the microstructural evolution of Nd2Zr2O7 pyrochlore during dissolution at 90 °C in 4 M HCl: Implications regarding the evaluation of the chemical durability." Journal of Nuclear Materials 496 (2017): 97-108. 10.1016/j.jnucmat.2017.09.029

09. 2017 S. Finkeldei, Ph. Kegler, P.M. Kowalski, C. Schreinemachers, F. Brandt, A.A. Bukaemskiy, V.L. Vinograd, G. Beridze, A. Shelyug, A. Navrotsky, D. Bosbach. "Composition dependent order-disorder transition in NdxZr1-xO2-0.5x pyrochlores: a combined structural, calorimetric and ab initio modeling study." Acta Materialia 125, (2017): 166–176. 10.1016/j.actamat.2016.11.059

08. 2016 J. Shamblin, M. Feygenson, J. Neuefeind, C.L. Tracy, F. Zhang, S. Finkeldei, D. Bosbach, H. Zhou, R.C. Ewing, M. Lang."Probing disorder in isometric pyrochlore and related complex oxides." Nature Materials 15, (2016): 507–511. 10.1038/nmat4581

07. 7, (2015): 17857–17865. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces F. Brandt, D. Bosbach, A. Lüttge. "Direct measurement of surface dissolution rates in potential nuclear waste forms: The example of pyrochlore." S. Finkeldei,2015 C. Fischer,

06. 2015 Y. Li, P. Kowlaski, G. Beridze, A.R. Birnie, S. Finkeldei, D. Bosbach. "Defect formation energies in A2B2O7 pyrochlores." Scripta Materialia 107, (2015):  18–21.

05. (B) 252, (2015): 1940–1945. Physica Status Solidi F. Brandt, D. Bosbach, D. Bessas, J.-P. Embs, R.P. Hermann. "A general and Eu specific perspective on lattice dynamics in pyrochlore and defect fluorite (Eu1−xNdx)2Zr2O7." S. Finkeldei,2015 B. Klobes,

04. 79, (2015): 43–48. Journal of physics and chemistry of solids W. Röhrig, D. Bosbach, R.P. Hermann. "Hyperfine Interactions in and Lattice Parameters of Pyrochlore and Defect Fluorite (Eu1-XNdX)2Zr2O7." S. Finkeldei,2015 B. Klobes,

03. 49, (2014): 31–41. Applied geochemistry F. Brandt, K. Rozov, A. Bukaemskiy, S. Neumeier, D. Bosbach. "Dissolution of ZrO2 based Pyrochlores in the Acid pH Range: A Macroscopic and Electron Microscopy Study." S. Finkeldei,2014

02. 2013 S. Finkeldei, F. Brandt, A. Bukaemskiy, S. Neumeier, G. Modolo, D. Bosbach. "Synthesis and Dissolution Kinetics of Zirconia based Ceramics." Progress in nuclear energy 72, (2013): 130–133.

01. 2012 S. Finkeldei, K.S. Holliday. 433, no. 1-3 (2012): 479–485. Journal of Nuclear Materials S. Neumeier, C. Walther, D. Bosbach, T. Stumpf. "TRLFS of Eu3+ and Cm3+ doped La2Zr2O7: A Comparison of Defect Fluorite to Pyrochlore Structures."