NUCL

DIVISION OF NUCLEAR CHEMISTRY AND TECHNOLOGY

Final Program, 223rd ACS National Meeting--Orlando, Florida (April 7-11, 2002)
W. Loveland, Program Chair

OTHER SYMPOSIA OF INTEREST:
Women Scientists of the Manhattan Project Era (see Women Chemists Committee, Mon, page xx)
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING
Saturday, April 6     1900-2200               Rosen Center, Salon 24
BUSINESS MEETING:

Monday, April 8        1730:1830             Orange County Convention Center - Room 304B
DNCT SOCIAL HOUR:
Monday, April 8       1830:2000              Orange County Convention Center - Room 209C
 

SUNDAY MORNING

Convention Center
Room 304B, Level Three

Analytical Chemistry in Nuclear Technology

Developments in Nuclear Separations and Counting Methods

C. J. Coleman, D. T. Hobbs, J. C. Griffin, Organizers
D. E. Hobart, Presiding

9:00—1. Determination of heavy metals and their leaching characteristics in DOE lead-lined hand gloves. S. Landsberger, D. Dodoo-Amoo, S. Basunia, J. Macdonald

9:30—2. Treatment of detection limits and blanks in neutron activation analysis of airborne particulate matter. S. Landsberger, S. Basunia, A. Sun

10:00—3. Determination of I-129 in high activity-waste at the Savannah River Site. D. P. DiPrete, C. C. DiPrete, C. J. Coleman

10:30—4. Status report on several radiochemical method validation efforts. D. R. Porterfield, G. H. Brooks Jr., D. E. Dry, S. Boone

11:00—5. 252Cf Neutron activation analysis of high-level processed nuclear tank waste. G. L. Troyer, M. A. Purcell, W. I. Winters

11:30—6. Automated radiochemical analysis of total Tc-99 in nuclear waste processing streams. O. Egorov, M. O'Hara, J. Grate

SUNDAY AFTERNOON

Convention Center
Room 304B, Level Three

Analytical Chemistry in Nuclear Technology

Developments in Tanks Focus Area and Environmentally Green Technology

C. J. Coleman, D. T. Hobbs, J. C. Griffin, Organizers
G. J. Bastiaans, D. L. Hjeresen, Presiding

1:30—7. Development of a combined corrosion and chemistry measurement system. D. T. Hobbs, J. A. Mickalonis, E. M. Tshishiku, J. M. Bello, G. A. Edgemon, M. T. Terry, G. J. Bastiaans

1:50—8. In-line ultrasonic sensor for characterization of opaque suspensions. N. Dogan, R. L. Powell, M. J. McCarthy, R. Pappas, D. M. Pfund, D. M. Sheen

2:10—9. Evaluation of West Valley Demonstration Project tank 8D-2 samples and radiation profiles. G. L. Troyer, F. Damerow, J. Fazio, G. J. Bastiaans, M. Grant

2:30—10. Multiple-sensor, long-term monitoring system for environmental contaminants. S. R. Burge, R. G. Burge

2:50—11. Antibody-based sensors for hexavalent uranium. D. A. Blake, R. C. Blake II, H. Yu

3:10—Intermission.

3:30—12. DOE waste stream elimination: An overview D. L. Hjeresen

3:50—13. Waste minimization in the INEEL analytical laboratory. R. L. Demmer, V. J. Johnson, J. S. Laug

4:10—14. Hydrothermal processing for destruction of radioactive halogenated organics. L. A. Worl, S. J. Buelow, D. Harradine, D. D. Hill, R. M. McInroy, D. D. Padilla, G. Baca

4:30—15. Evaluation of ion exchange resins for removing plutonium contamination from uranium materials. A. K. Slemmons, J. R. FitzPatrick

4:50—16. Demonstration of a small tank tetraphenylborate precipitation process using Savannah River Site high level nuclear waste. T. B. Peters, M. J. Barnes, F. F. Fondeur, S. D. Fink, R. W. Blessing, R. E. Norcia, K. W. Kennell, T. R. Tipton, B. B. Anderson

MONDAY MORNING

Section A

Convention Center
Room 304B, Level Three

Analytical Chemistry in Nuclear Technology

Developments in Forensic Chemistry

C. J. Coleman, D. T. Hobbs, J. C. Griffin, Organizers
K. J. Moody, P. M. Grant, Presiding

8:30—17. Nuclear forensics and its historical development. A. L. Boni

8:50—18. Nuclear forensic analysis of an interdicted HEU sample. K. J. Moody, P. M. Grant, I. D. Hutcheon

9:10—19. Metallurgical review of bullet lead compositional analysis. E. Randich

9:30—20. Chemical fingerprinting of California methamphetamine. J. Massetti

9:50—21. A successful approach to forensic “signature” analyses. D. A. Cooper

10:10—Intermission.

10:30—22. Rapid, on-site sampling and analysis of propellant stabilizers and their decomposition products in any propellant formulation by portable sampling and thin-layer chromatography kits. J. S. Haas

10:50—23. Forensic science research at the U.S. Secret Service. A. A. Cantu

11:10—24. Provenance and reconstruction using trace evidence. D. A. Stoney

11:30—25. GC-MS and HPLC-ES-MS/MS techniques for the characterization of drugs in aged autopsy tissues. B. D. Andresen, A. Alcaraz

Section B

Convention Center
Room 304A, Level Three

Radioanalytical Methods at the Frontier of Interdisciplinary Science: Trends and Recent Achievements

Overview

Cosponsored with Division of Geochemistry and Division of Industrial & Engineering Chemistry

C. Laue, Organizer, Presiding
K. L. Nash, Organizer

9:00—26. Tritium in the World Trade Center disaster: Its possible sources and fate. P. Parekh, T. M. Semkow, L. Husain, G. J. Wozniak

9:30—27. Radioanalytical chemistry in the courtroom. J. D. Robertson

9:55—28. Heavy element production and chemical applications at the Radiochemical Engineering Development Center. R. C. Martin, D. C. Glasgow, M. Z. Martin

10:20—Intermission.

10:35—29. Assessing contamination susceptibility using the tritium-helium method of age-dating groundwater in the Livermore and Santa Clara valleys of California. G. F. Eaton, G. B. Hudson, J. E. Moran, B. P. Dooher, H. W. Culham

10:55—30. A research resource providing high specific activity cyclotron-produced radionuclides. M. J. Welch, D. W. McCarthy

11:15—31. Interface of environmental, bioassay, and radioanalytical traceability evaluations. K. Inn, Z. Lin, C. McMahon, Z. Wu

11:35—32. Recent progress in the development of extraction chromatographic methods for radionuclide separation and preconcentration. M. L. Dietz

Women Scientists of the Manhattan Project Era cosponsored with Women Chemists Committee (see page xx)

MONDAY AFTERNOON

Convention Center
Room 304B, Level Three

Award Symposium: Glenn T. Seaborg Award in Nuclear Chemistry (in Honor of Joanna S. Fowler)

Cosponsored with Women Chemists Committee, Division of Medicinal Chemistry, and Division of Organic Chemistry

S. C. Srivastava, Organizer, Presiding

1:30—Introductory Remarks. Suresh C. Srivastava.

1:45—33. Short-lived radiotracers for imaging human enzyme activity: Monoamine oxidases. J. S. Fowler, N. D. Volkow, G-J. Wang, J. Logan

2:15—34. Use of positron-emitting tracers as tools in drug development: Some perspectives. B. Langstrom

2:40—35. New approaches to imaging and therapy of cancer. M. J. Welch

3:05—36. Highlights of PET studies on chiral drugs at Brookhaven. Y-S. Ding

3:30—Intermission.

3:50—37. Imaging drug reinforcement and addiction in the human brain. N. D. Volkow, G-J. Wang, J. S. Fowler

4:15—38. Recent developments in radioisotope production with a cyclotron. D. J. Schlyer, M. Firouzbakht, J. S. Fowler

4:40—39. State-of-the-art positron emission tomography. R. Nutt

5:05—40. Radiopharmaceutical development and molecular nuclear medicine program. P. C. Srivastava

5:20—Concluding Remarks.

TUESDAY MORNING

Section A

Convention Center
Room 304B, Level Three

Analytical Chemistry in Nuclear Technology

Developments in Materials Characterization of Solids

C. J. Coleman, D. T. Hobbs, J. C. Griffin, Organizers
A. R. Jurgensen Jurgensen, Presiding

9:00—41. Materials characterization using micro X-ray fluorescence in nuclear applications. G. J. Havrilla

9:20—42. Quantitative analysis of radioactive materials by X-ray fluorescence. C. G. Worley, L. P. Colletti, G. J. Havrilla

9:40—43. Analysis of oxidation products on aluminum-containing nickel-based superalloys using several X-ray techniques. A. R. Jurgensen, D. M. Missimer, K. J. Imrich, R. L. Rutherford

10:00—44. Design and fabrication of the Savannah River Technology Center's new glovebox contained scanning electron microscope. M. E. Summer

10:20—45. Evaluation of iodide sequestration using silver-impregnated activated carbons. S. M. Serkiz, E. E. Cumbie, J. S. Hoskins, T. Karanfil

10:40—Intermission.

11:00—46. Gas generation over plutonium oxides in the 94-1 Shelf Life Surveillance program. L. A. Worl, J. M. Berg, D. Harradine, D. D. Hill, D. Veirs, K. Rau, J. McFarlan, D. D. Padilla

11:20—47. Analysis of gas constituents from sealed containers of plutonium oxide materials. L. A. Worl, J. M. Berg, D. Harradine, T. Allen, K. Rau, D. K. Veirs

11:40—48. Characterization of legacy plutonium oxide material at Savannah River Site. M. J. Brisson, V. D. Jones

Section B

Convention Center
Room 304A, Level Three

Radioanalytical Methods at the Frontier of Interdisciplinary Science: Trends and Recent Achievements

Methods, Materials, Procedures

Cosponsored with Division of Geochemistry and Division of Industrial & Engineering Chemistry

C. Laue, Organizer
K. L. Nash, Organizer, Presiding

9:00—49. Rapid actinide column extraction methods for bioassay samples. S. L. Maxwell III, D. Fauth

9:30—50. Sequential or simultaneous actinide separation with flow-cell radiation detection. R. A. Fjeld, J. E. Roane, J. D. Leyba, A. Paulenova, T. A. DeVol

9:55—51. Application of the triple-to-double coincidence ratio method for the absolute standardization of radionuclides by liquid scintillation counting. B. E. Zimmerman, R. Collé, J. T. Cessna, R. Broda, P. Cassette

10:20—Intermission.

10:35—52. Radioanalytical techniques to study the partitioning of Pu and other actinides to soils and sediments. S. B. Clark, S. Loyland Asbury, H. Kurosaki, S. LaMont

11:00—53. Evolution of extraction chromatography as a meaningful tool in radiochemical analysis. L. E. Jassin, E. P. Horwitz, A. H. Bond, M. J. Fern, A. H. Thakkar, S. L. Maxwell III

11:20—54. Development of an efficient method for the analysis of a emitters. D. D. Ensor, S. Glover

11:40—55. Radionuclide separations for providing high specific activity radiolanthanides. C. Cutler, K. Bailey, M. F. Embree, J. A. Gawenis, B. Ochoa, A. R. Ketring

TUESDAY AFTERNOON

Section A

Convention Center
Room 304B, Level Three

Analytical Chemistry in Nuclear Technology

Developments in Materials Characterization of Liquids

C. J. Coleman, D. T. Hobbs, J. C. Griffin, Organizers
S. B. Clark, Presiding

1:30—56. Initial characterization of macrobatch three high-level radioactive sludge for the defense waste processing facility. N. E. Bibler, R. F. Swingle, C. J. Coleman, T. B. Edwards, T. L. Fellinger

2:00—57. Chemical analyses in support of a melter vitrification demonstration with Hanford low activity waste: Melter feed, offgas, and glass analyses. C. L. Crawford, J. R. Zamecnik, D. M. Ferrara

2:30—58. Characterization of soil organic matter with rapid pyrolysis molecular beam mass spectrometry. K. A. Magrini, C. M. Hoover, R. J. Evans, M. Looker, M. F. Davis

3:00—Intermission.

3:30—59. Degradation rates of organic resin wastes under subsurface burial conditions based on Arrhenius analyses. K. R. Powell, D. I. Kaplan

4:00—60. Determination of silicon in uranium and plutonium matrices. V. M. Montoya, A. K. Slemmons, E. J. Lujan, L. Tandon

4:30—61. Remote determination of silica in highly radioactive defense waste salt solutions by the molybdosilicate colorimetric method. C. J. Coleman, M. J. Whitaker, J. E. Young, R. Lascola, M. A. Sanders, W. R. Wilmarth

Section B

Convention Center
Room 304A, Level Three

Radioanalytical Methods at the Frontier of Interdisciplinary Science: Trends and Recent Achievements

Methods, Materials, Procedures

Cosponsored with Division of Geochemistry and Division of Industrial & Engineering Chemistry

C. Laue, K. L. Nash, Organizers
J. D. Robertson, Presiding

2:00—62. Automation of the radiochemical analysis: From groundwater monitoring to nuclear waste analysis. O. Egorov, M. O'Hara, J. W. Grate

2:30—63. Radioanalytical techniques and the characterization of new separations reagents. K. L. Nash, R. Chiarizia, M. Borkowski, E. Otu

2:55—64. Realization and applications of collimator-less gamma-ray imaging systems. K. Vetter

3:20—Intermission.

3:35—65. Membrane transport at low ionic strength: Insights from radiochemistry. R. M. Chamberlin, E. A. Bluhm, E. Bauer, N. C. Schroeder, K. D. Abney, J. S. Young

3:55—66. Alpha-autoradiography: A simple method to monitor the migration of alpha emitters in the environment. C. A. Laue, D. K. Smith

4:15—67. Determination of isotopic thorium in biological samples using combined alpha spectrometry and radiochemical neutron activation analysis. S. E. Glover

4:35—68. Study of the decomposition of hazardous chromium-amalgam. Z. Chang, R. L. Hahn

WEDNESDAY MORNING

Section A

Convention Center
Room 304B, Level Three

Analytical Chemistry in Nuclear Technology

Developments in On-Line Analytical Methods and Sensor Technology

C. J. Coleman, D. T. Hobbs, J. C. Griffin, Organizers
M. J. Plodinec, Presiding

8:30—69. In situ Raman monitoring of head-space gas over plutonium dioxide in long-term storage containers through fiber-optic probes. J. M. Berg, K. C. Rau, D. K. Veirs, L. A. Worl, J. T. McFarlan, D. D. Hill

8:50—70. On-line chemometric analysis of uranium and nitric acid in nuclear processing: Practical considerations. R. Lascola, G. A. Cooper, R. R. Livingston

9:10—71. Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopic monitor for in situ elemental analysis of glass batch mixture. B. Lal, F-Y. Yueh, J. P. Singh, W. G. Ramsey

9:30—72. Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy of liquid sample with double pulse excitation. V. N. Rai, F. Y. Yueh, J. P. Singh

9:50—73. Tailor-made optical fibers as transducers for highly sensitive chemical sensing. S. Tao, C. B. Winstead, J. P. Singh, R. Jindal

10:10—Intermission.

10:30—74. A water core optical fiber for highly sensitive chromate ion monitoring. S. Tao, C. B. Winstead

10:50—75. Effect of coatings on evanescent wave fiber-optic humidity sensor. R. Jindal, S. Tao, J. P. Singh, C. Winstead, S. Kirthi

11:10—76. Monitoring the process of phytoremediation of metal-contaminated soil by near IR reflectance spectroscopy. Y. Su, B. B. Maruthi Sridhar, D. L. Monts

11:30—77. Monitoring of nitrogen and potassium deficiency in plants with photoacoustic spectroscopy. A. K. Rai, J. P. Singh, K. R. Reddy

Section B

Convention Center
Room 304A, Level Three

Radioanalytical Methods at the Frontier of Interdisciplinary Science: Trends and Recent Achievements

Nuclear Medicine and Actinide Analysis

Cosponsored with Division of Geochemistry and Division of Industrial & Engineering Chemistry

C. Laue, K. L. Nash, Organizers
R. M. Chamberlin, Presiding

9:00—78. Challenges and opportunities for interdisciplinary science in targeted radionuclide therapy for cancer. C. L. Hartmann Siantar

9:30—79. Applications of radioanalytical chemistry to Alzheimer¢s disease. J. D. Robertson

9:55—80. Extraction and purification of Th-229 for medical research application. M. Du, F. Peretz

10:20—Intermission.

10:35—81. Synthesis of fluorothymidine ([18F]FLT) as a radiotracer of tumors. D. E. Ponde, N. Oyama, M. J. Welch, T. J. McCarthy

10:55—82. Isotopic characterization of depleted uranium contamination by multicollector high-resolution inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry. B. K. Esser, R. Williams, M. Taffet

11:15—83. Plutonium purification via hydroxide precipitation from aqueous chloride solutions. K. D. Abney, J. L. Alwin, K. W. Fife, E. A. Bluhm, J. N. Fife, M. R. Cisneros

11:35—84. Tests of a portable plutonium mass verification system. J. C. Swanson, T-F. Wang, W. Buckley, Y. X. M. Dardenne

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON

Convention Center
Room 304B, Level Three

Nuclear Synthesis to Environmental Science: 50 Years in Actinide Science

Symposium honoring Gregory R. Choppin

D. R. Peterman, M. Jensen, Organizers
D. R. Peterman, Presiding

2:00—Introductory Remarks.

2:10—85. Greg Choppin: A half century in actinide science. D. C. Hoffman

2:35—86. Choppin¢s Études at the NRC. D. J. Raber

3:00—87. Actinide research at LLNL. P. A. Baisden

3:25—Intermission.

3:45—88. How come a-hydroxyisobutyric acid is still the best reagent for the separation and analysis of trivalent f-elements? K. L. Nash

4:10—89. Facilitated transport membranes for selective separations of actinide metal ions. G. D. Jarvinen, D. S. Ehler, D. K. Ford, T. M. McCleskey, N. N. Sauer, N. C. Schroeder, J. S. Young

4:35—90. Role of organic solvents and characterization of extracted species in the synergistic extraction of lanthanoids(III). Y. Hasegawa

5:00—91. Radiation risks: Fiction and facts. J. Rydberg

WEDNESDAY EVENING

Convention Center
Hall C

Nuclear Synthesis to Environmental Science: 50 Years in Actinide Science

D. R. Peterman, M. Jensen, Organizers
D. R. Peterman, Presiding

7:00–10:00

92. Theoretical studies of reaction products of laser-ablated actinide atoms with H2O. J. Li, B. E. Bursten, B. Liang, L. Andrews

93. The development of aqueous thermodynamic models for polymerized silica and strontium-silicate species valid to high ionic strength. A. R. Felmy, H. Cho, J. R. Rustad, M. J. Marvin

94. Interaction of trivalent actinides with mineral surfaces. T. Fanghänel, T. Stumpf, S. Stumpf

95. Actinide and lanthanide complexation with polyoxometalates in aqueous solutions. A. Saito, G. R. Choppin

96. Interaction of actinide ions with [NaP5W30O110]14#–, [As2W21O69]6#–, [P2W18O62]6#–, and [P2W17O61]10#– sup. D. E. Wall, G. R. Choppin

97. Potential impact of humic acid solutions on the sorption of some radionuclides. I. S. Shaban, J. D. Navratil, F. Macasek

98. Actinide sorption to synthetic and biogenic MnO2. W. K. Myers, D. Smith, M. Ginder-Vogel, S. D. Reilly, L. Soderholm, S. Skanthakumar, M. P. Neu

99. Influence of pH and oxidation state on plutonium transport through a low-carbonate coastal-plain soil. S. M. Serkiz, B. Gibbs, R. A. Fjeld, J. T. Coates, D. I. Kaplan

100. Kinetics of metal-humate interactions. D. M. Jones, N. D. Bryan, M. N. Jones

101. Evaluation of a conceptual model for the subsurface transport of plutonium involving surface mediated reduction of Pu(V) to Pu(IV). R. A. Fjeld, S. M. Serkiz, P. L. McGinnnis, A. Elci, D. I. Kaplan

102. Influence of redox on soil sorption of metals and radionuclides. D. I. Kaplan, S. M. Serkiz, S. McWhorter, K. R. Powell

103. Greg Choppin¢s involvement with the Summer School in Nuclear and Radiochemistry. W. F. Kinard, P. A. Baisden

104. Stability and redox behavior of 1:1 and 1:2 Pu(IV)-EDTA and mixed Pu-EDTA-L (L = carbonate or citrate) complexes. H. Boukhalfa, M. P. Neu

105. Thermodynamic model for the solubility of ThO2 (am) in the aqueous Na+-H+-OH--NO3--H2O-EDTA and Na+-H+-OH--NO3#—H2O-citrate systems. 2O - citrate systems. Y. Xia, A. R. Felmy, N. J. Hess

106. Use of Th, U, Np, and Am as oxidation state analogs for Pu in the WIPP actinide chemistry program. N. A. Wall, L. H. Brush, D. E. Wall

107. Effect of actinide complexation by organic ligands on WIPP performance assessment. D. E. Wall

108. Stability of Pu(VI) in saturated salt brines and ramification for radioactive waste isolation. W. Runde, C. E. Van Pelt, M. P. Neu, S. D. Reilly

109. Thermodynamic modeling of cobalt(II), nickel(II), and gadolinium(III) complexation with EDTA at high ionic strength. S. Lis, J. Byegard, M. Borkowski, R. C. Moore, G. R. Choppin

110. Synthesis and characterization of ruthenium complexes containing alkyl-substituted b-diketonate ligands with pendant thiol groups. A. R. Northrop, K. A. Goldsby

111. Radioisotopes in the biophysical chemistry laboratory: Kinetics of metal ion exchange in carbonic anhydrase. K. R. Williams, B. Adhyaru

112. Iminophosphorane complexes of uranium. M. Sarsfield, F. R. Livens, R. J. Taylor

113. Spectroscopic, electrochemical, and crystallographic characterisation of U(VI) and U(V) carbamate complexes. M. Ogden, B. Atkins, I. May, F. R. Livens, D. Collison

114. Synthesis and structural studies of plutonium complexes containing nitrogen and phosphineoxide donor ligands. A. E. Enriquez, M. P. Neu

115. Complexation of Pu(III), Am(III), and Cm(III) with acetohydroxamic acid. S. I. Sinkov, G. R. Choppin

116. New advances in americium coordination chemistry. W. Runde, S. D. Conradson, M. Neu

117. A review of the chemistry of berkelium. D. E. Hobart, J. R. Peterson

118. Spectroscopic investigations of the electronic structure of neptunyl ions. M. P. Wilkerson, J. E. Barefield, J. M. Berg, H. J. Dewey, T. A. Hopkins

119. A fluorescence study of uranyl sorption and speciation at clay mineral surface. Z. Wang, C. C. Ainsworth, K. Wagnon, A. G. Joly

120. Hydrolysis of uranium(VI) at high temperatures and pressures by time-resolved laser-induced fluorescence spectroscopy. T. Kimura, R. Nagaishi, T. Ozaki, Y. Kitatsuji

121. Measuring uranium-236 in the environment by accelerator mass spectrometry. O. J. Marsden, F. R. Livens, J. P. Day, L. K. Fifield, P. S. Goodall

122. Safeguarding nuclear materials: Analysis of Np-237 in spent fuel solutions. A. Morgenstern, C. Apostolidis, H. Ottmar, K. Mayer

123. Parallel addressing of luminescent lanthanides. S. Faulkner, B. P. Burton-Pye, A. Beeby, S. FitzGerald, M. D. Ward, P. S. Goodall

124. Electrochemical process for the decontamination of plutonium-contaminated uranium surface. I. Laszak, M. Jensen, M. McCoy, K. Nash

125. Study of aggregation in the Th(IV)-HNO3/TBP-n-octane extraction system. M. Borkowski, R. Chiarizia

126. Complexation of actinide cations in TBP-nitric acid-water-alkane third phases. M. P. Jensen, R. Chiarizia, J. R. Ferraro, M. Borkowski, K. L. Nash

127. Contribution of solvent reorganization to the energy of complexation reactions. M. P. Jensen

128. Extraction of trivalent lanthanides and actinides by CMPO-functionalized calix[4]arenes. L. H. Delmau

129. Dissolution of uranium dioxide in supercritical carbon dioxide. C. M. Wai, Y. Enokida

130. Lanthanide complexation with ß-diketones and tributylphosphate in critical fluid carbon dioxide. R. V. Fox, H. W. Rollins, D. D. Ball, D. R. Peterman, C. M. Wai

131. Spectroscopic investigations of the complexation of lanthanide ions by tri-n-butyl phosphate in aqueous acetonitrile. D. R. Peterman, R. V. Fox, H. W. Rollins

132. Actinides in room temperature ionic liquids: Old elements—new solvents. R. P. Swatloski, A. E. Visser, J. H. Davis Jr., R. D. Rogers

133. Extraction of Am(III) and Eu(III) from ionic liquids using traditional extractants. D. D. Ensor, G. K. Ensor, M. A. Ensor

134. Chemical thermodynamics of actinides in solution under nonconventional conditions. L. Rao

135. Complexation of uranyl(VI) with acetate in dimethyl sulfoxide. P. Zanonato, P. Di Bernardo, A. Bismondo, L. Rao

136. Acoustic emission monitoring of actinide separation and recovery processes. D. L. Maierhafer, J. D. Navratil, M. C. Thompson, M. G. Bronikowski

137. Radiactive waste processing of polyvinyl alcohol fabric materials. H. L. Eichinger, J. T. Coates, J. Navratil

138. Tailoring nanophases for actinide science and nuclear waste disposal. J. V. Beitz, L. Fan, P. Thiyagarajan

139. Parameters influencing the formation of post-filtration solids in a Hanford high-level waste simulant. K. A. Cole, J. T. Coates, J. D. Navratil, C. J. Bannochie, C. Nash

140. Chemical behavior of U(VI), Am(III), and Sr(II) in the washing of HLW sludges. A. Y. Garnov, L. Rao, K. L. Nash

141. Optimization of Pu(IV) separation from U(VI) in concentrated solutions by precipitation with oxalate. S. I. Sinkov, C. H. Delegard, A. J. Schmidt

142. Freezing of uranyl nitrate-nitric acid solutions. A. Paulenova, J. D. Navratil, M. G. Bronikowski, V. Paulen

143. Hydrothermal synthesis of novel uranyl iodates: A comparison of cation effects and structural dimensionality. A. C. Bean, T. E. Albrecht-Schmitt, W. H. Runde

144. Synthesis and chelation properties of new polymers toward some trivalent lanthanides. F. I. Khalili

145. Reduction of Pu(VI) in an Ion Pac CS5 ion chromatography column. E. H. Borai, B. A. Powell, J. T. Coates, R. A. Fjeld

THURSDAY MORNING

Convention Center
Room 304B, Level Three

Nuclear Synthesis to Environmental Science: 50 Years in Actinide Science

D. R. Peterman, M. Jensen, Organizers
M. P. Jensen, Presiding

8:30—146. Radioactive environment contamination and abilities of the modern radiochemistry in the field of nuclear waste disposal and monitoring. B. F. Myasoedov

8:55—147. Carbon dioxide system in natural waters. F. J. Millero

9:20—148. Study of hydrolysis and colloid generation of actinides(IV) by laser-induced breakdown detection. J-I. Kim

9:45—Intermission.

10:10—149. Research and education in environmental radiochemistry: Past, present, and future. S. B. Clark

10:35—150. Gregory R. Choppin and the speciation of actinides. H. Nitsche

11:00—151. Nuclear science and bone (hydroxylapatite). A. J. Tofe, R. C. Moore

11:25—152. Future trends in nuclear and radiochemistry. G. R. Choppin