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Sergey Sinkov

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
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PNNL Publications

2020

  • Cho H.M., I.E. Burgeson, S.R. Adami, and S.I. Sinkov. 2020. "Isotope-Specific Analysis of Neutron-Irradiated Lithium Aluminate Ceramics by Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy." Journal of the American Ceramic Society 103, no. 12:291-7298. PNNL-SA-153339. doi:10.1111/jace.17416
  • Lines A.M., G.B. Hall, S.E. Asmussen, J.R. Allred, S.I. Sinkov, F.D. Heller, and N.B. Gallagher, et al. 2020. "Sensor fusion: comprehensive real-time, on-line monitoring for process control via visible, NIR, and Raman spectroscopy." ACS Sensors 5, no. 8:2467-2475. PNNL-SA-151230. doi:10.1021/acssensors.0c00659
  • Lumetta G.J., J.R. Allred, S.E. Asmussen, S.A. Bryan, G.B. Hall, F.D. Heller, and A.M. Lines, et al. 2020. "Progress in Real-time Monitoring for Controlling of the Composition of the Uranium-Plutonium Nitrate Product in a Tri-butyl Phosphate Based Flowsheet." In International Nuclear Fuel Cycle Conference and TOP FUEL 2019 - Light Water Reactor Fuel Performance Conference (GLOBAL 2019), September 22-27, 2019,Seattle, WA, 993-998. La Grange Park, Illinois:American Nuclear Society. PNNL-SA-142791.
  • Sinkov S.I., G.B. Hall, and G.J. Lumetta. 2020. "Molar Absorptivities of U(VI), U(IV), and Pu(III) in Nitric Acid Solutions of Various Concentrations Relevant to Developing Nuclear Fuel Recycling Flowsheets." Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 324, no. 2:773-789. PNNL-SA-150169. doi:10.1007/s10967-020-07106-8

2019

  • Buck E.C., S.I. Sinkov, D.D. Reilly, T.G. Lach, and E.S. Ilton. 2019. Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy of Plutonium Particles in Hanford Tanks 241-TX-118 and 241-SY-102. PNNL-29553. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy of Plutonium Particles in Hanford Tanks 241-TX-118 and 241-SY-102
  • Lumetta G.J., J.R. Allred, S.A. Bryan, G.B. Hall, T.G. Levitskaia, A.M. Lines, and S.I. Sinkov. 2019. "Simulant Testing of a Co-Decontamination (CoDCon) Flowsheet for a Product with a Controlled Uranium-to-Plutonium Ratio." Separation Science and Technology 54, no. 12:1977-1984. PNNL-SA-138080. doi:10.1080/01496395.2019.1594899
  • Soderquist C.Z., J.L. Weaver, H.M. Cho, B.K. McNamara, S.I. Sinkov, and J.S. McCloy. 2019. "Properties of Pertechnic Acid." Inorganic Chemistry 58, no. 20:14015-14023. PNNL-SA-144963. doi:10.1021/acs.inorgchem.9b01999

2018

  • Lines A.M., S.R. Adami, A.J. Casella, S.I. Sinkov, G.J. Lumetta, and S.A. Bryan. 2018. "Plutonium: Advancing our Understanding to Support Sustainable Nuclear Fuel Cycles." Science Trends. PNNL-SA-132760.
  • McCann K., S.I. Sinkov, G.J. Lumetta, and J.C. Shafer. 2018. "Inner versus Outer Sphere Metal-Monoamide Complexation: Ramifications for Tetravalent & Hexavalent Actinide Selectivity." New Journal of Chemistry 42, no. 7:5415-5424. PNNL-SA-129152. doi:10.1039/C7NJ04851C
  • McCann K., S.I. Sinkov, G.J. Lumetta, and J.C. Shafer. 2018. "Organic and Aqueous Redox Speciation of Cu(III) Periodate Oxidized Transuranium Actinides." Industrial Engineering Chemistry Research 57, no. 4:1277-1283. PNNL-SA-128429. doi:10.1021/acs.iecr.7b04158

2017

  • Bowyer T.W., C.J. Gesh, D.A. Haas, J.C. Hayes, J.M. Johns, C.D. Lukins, and L.A. Mahoney, et al. 2017. Estimation of Plutonium-240 Mass in Waste Tanks Using Ultra-Sensitive Detection of Radioactive Xenon Isotopes from Spontaneous Fission. PNNL-26495. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Estimation of Plutonium-240 Mass in Waste Tanks Using Ultra-Sensitive Detection of Radioactive Xenon Isotopes from Spontaneous Fission
  • Heller F.D., A.J. Casella, G.J. Lumetta, K.L. Nash, S.I. Sinkov, and S.A. Bryan. 2017. "Incorporating Spectroscopic On-line Monitoring as a Method of Detection for a Lewis Cell Setup." Analyst 142, no. 13:2426-2433. PNNL-SA-124016. doi:10.1039/C7AN00351J
  • Lines A.M., S.R. Adami, A.J. Casella, S.I. Sinkov, G.J. Lumetta, and S.A. Bryan. 2017. "Electrochemistry and Spectroelectrochemistry of the Pu (III/IV) and (IV/VI) Couples in Nitric Acid Systems." Electroanalysis 29, no. 12:2744-2751. PNNL-SA-127756. doi:10.1002/elan.201700465
  • Lines A.M., S.R. Adami, S.I. Sinkov, G.J. Lumetta, and S.A. Bryan. 2017. "Multivariate analysis for quantification of Plutonium (IV) in nitric acid based on absorption spectra." Analytical Chemistry 89, no. 17:9354-9359. PNNL-SA-126578. doi:10.1021/acs.analchem.7b02161
  • Lumetta G.J., T.G. Levitskaia, A. Wilden, A.J. Casella, G.B. Hall, L. Lin, and S.I. Sinkov, et al. 2017. "An Advanced TALSPEAK Concept for Separating Minor Actinides. Part 1. Process Optimization and Flowsheet Development." Solvent Extraction and Ion Exchange 35, no. 6:377-395. PNNL-SA-122677. doi:10.1080/07366299.2017.1368901
  • McCoy K.M., A.J. Casella, S.I. Sinkov, L.E. Sweet, B.K. McNamara, C.H. Delegard, and T. Jevremovic. 2017. "Radiation damage and annealing in plutonium tetrafluoride." JNMM. Journal of Nuclear Materials Management. PNNL-SA-122738. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2017.08.005

2016

  • Lumetta G.J., S.I. Sinkov, J.A. Krause, and L.E. Sweet. 2016. "Neodymium(III) Complexes of Dialkylphosphoric and Dialkylphosphonic Acids Relevant to Liquid-Liquid Extraction Systems." Inorganic Chemistry 55, no. 4:1633-1641. PNNL-SA-114177. doi:10.1021/acs.inorgchem.5b02524
  • Pool K.N., M.J. Minette, J.H. Wahl, L.R. Greenwood, D.S. Coffey, B.K. McNamara, and S.A. Bryan, et al. 2016. Compilation of PRF Canyon Floor Pan Sample Analysis Results. PNNL-25254 Rev 1. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Compilation of PRF Canyon Floor Pan Sample Analysis Results

2015

  • Delegard C.H., S.I. Sinkov, and S.K. Fiskum. 2015. Effects Influencing Plutonium-Absorber Interactions and Distributions in Routine and Upset Waste Treatment Plant Operations. PNNL-23717 Rev 1. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Effects Influencing Plutonium-Absorber Interactions and Distributions in Routine and Upset Waste Treatment Plant Operations
  • Sinkov S.I., and G.J. Lumetta. 2015. "Americium(III) Oxidation by Copper(III) Periodate in Nitric Acid Solution as Compared with the Action of Bi(V) Compounds of Sodium, Lithium, and Potassium." Radiochimica Acta 103, no. 8:541-552. PNNL-SA-103834. doi:10.1515/ract-2014-2315

2014

  • Delegard C.H., S.I. Sinkov, J.W. Chenault, A.J. Schmidt, T.L. Welsh, and K.N. Pool. 2014. "Determination of Uranium Metal Concentration in Irradiated Fuel Storage Basin Sludge Using Selective Dissolution." Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 299, no. 3:1871-1882. PNNL-SA-98330. doi:10.1007/s10967-013-2884-1

2013

2012

  • Braley J.C., J.C. Carter, S.I. Sinkov, K.L. Nash, and G.J. Lumetta. 2012. "The role of carboxylic acids in TALSQueak separations." Journal of Coordination Chemistry 65, no. 16:2862-2876. PNNL-SA-87134.
  • Lumetta G.J., J.C. Braley, S.I. Sinkov, and J.C. Carter. 2012. Separating the Minor Actinides Through Advances in Selective Coordination Chemistry. PNNL-21642. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Separating the Minor Actinides Through Advances in Selective Coordination Chemistry
  • Lumetta G.J., T.G. Levitskaia, S. Latesky, R.V. Henderson, E.A. Edwards, J.C. Braley, and S.I. Sinkov. 2012. "Lipophilic ternary complexes in liquid-liquid extraction of trivalent lanthanides." Journal of Coordination Chemistry 65, no. 5:741-753. PNNL-SA-83728. doi:10.1080/00958972.2012.660626
  • Ogden M., S.I. Sinkov, G.J. Lumetta, and K.L. Nash. 2012. "Affinity of An(VI) for N4-Tetradentate Donor Ligands: Complexation of the Actinyl(VI) Ions with N4-Tetradentate Ligands." Journal of Solution Chemistry 41, no. 4:616-629. PNNL-SA-88470. doi:10.1007/s10953-012-9827-2
  • Ogden M.D., S.I. Sinkov, G. Meier, G.J. Lumetta, and K.L. Nash. 2012. "Complexation of N4-Tetradentate Ligands with Nd(III) and Am(III)." Journal of Solution Chemistry 41, no. 12:2138-2153. PNNL-SA-92823. doi:10.1007/s10953-012-9928-y
  • Sinkov S.I., C.H. Delegard, A.J. Schmidt, and J.W. Chenault. 2012. Characteristics of STP Pre-2004 Archived KE Basin Sludge Samples Before and After Re-Jarring in the RPL - April 2012. PNNL-21836. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Characteristics of STP Pre-2004 Archived KE Basin Sludge Samples Before and After Re-Jarring in the RPL - April 2012
  • Sinkov S.I., G.J. Lumetta, M.G. Warner, and J.W. Pittman. 2012. "Binding of stereognostically designed ligands to trivalent, pentavalent, and hexavalent f-block elements." Radiochimica Acta 100, no. 6:349-357. PNNL-SA-77181. doi:10.1524/ract.2012.1931

2011

  • Braley J.C., S.I. Sinkov, C.H. Delegard, and A.J. Schmidt. 2011. Warm Water Oxidation Verification - Scoping and Stirred Reactor Tests. PNNL-20070. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Warm Water Oxidation Verification - Scoping and Stirred Reactor Tests
  • Delegard C.H., S.I. Sinkov, A.J. Schmidt, R.C. Daniel, and C.A. Burns. 2011. Effects of Time, Heat, and Oxygen on K Basin Sludge Agglomeration, Strength, and Solids Volume. PNNL-20100; 53451-RPT13. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Effects of Time, Heat, and Oxygen on K Basin Sludge Agglomeration, Strength, and Solids Volume
  • Levitskaia T.G., Y. Chen, J.L. Fulton, and S.I. Sinkov. 2011. "Neodymium(III) Complexation by Amino-Carbohydrates via a Ligand-Controlled Hydrolysis Mechanism." Chemical Communications 47, no. 28:8160-8162. PNNL-SA-79040. doi:10.1039/C1CC11871D
  • Lumetta G.J., D. Neiner, S.I. Sinkov, J.C. Carter, J.C. Braley, S. Latesky, and A.V. Gelis, et al. 2011. "COMBINING NEUTRAL AND ACIDIC EXTRACTANTS FOR RECOVERING TRANSURANIC ELEMENTS FROM NUCLEAR FUEL." In Proceedings of the 19th International Solvent Extraction Conference (ISEC 2011), October 3-7, 2011, Santiago, Chile, edited by F Valenzuela and BA Moyer, 68. Santiago:GECAMIN. PNNL-SA-75623.
  • Lumetta G.J., J.C. Braley, S.I. Sinkov, T.G. Levitskaia, J.C. Carter, M.G. Warner, and J.W. Pittman. 2011. Sigma Team for Minor Actinide Separation: PNNL FY 2011 Status Report. PNNL-20629. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Sigma Team for Minor Actinide Separation: PNNL FY 2011 Status Report
  • Ogden M., C.L. Hoch, S.I. Sinkov, P. Meier, G.J. Lumetta, and K.L. Nash. 2011. "Complexation Studies of Bidentate Heterocyclic N-Donor Ligands with Nd(III) and Am(III)." Journal of Solution Chemistry 40, no. 11:1874-1888. PNNL-SA-85240. doi:10.1007/s10953-011-9762-7
  • Sinkov S.I., C.H. Delegard, and A.J. Schmidt. 2011. Mitigation of Hydrogen Gas Generation from the Reaction of Uranium Metal with Water in K Basin Sludge and Sludge Waste Forms. PNNL-20455; 53451-RPT15, Rev 0. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Mitigation of Hydrogen Gas Generation from the Reaction of Uranium Metal with Water in K Basin Sludge and Sludge Waste Forms

2010

2009

2008

  • Delegard C.H., S.I. Sinkov, A.J. Schmidt, and J.W. Chenault. 2008. Uranium Metal Analysis via Selective Dissolution. PNNL-17800. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Uranium Metal Analysis via Selective Dissolution
  • Fiskum S.K., E.C. Buck, R.C. Daniel, K.E. Draper, M.K. Edwards, T.L. Hubler, and L.K. Jagoda, et al. 2008. Characterization and Leach Testing for REDOX Sludge and S-Saltcake Actual Waste Sample Composites. PNNL-17368. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Characterization and Leach Testing for REDOX Sludge and S-Saltcake Actual Waste Sample Composites
  • Levitskaia T.G., M.J. O'Hara, S.I. Sinkov, and O.B. Egorov. 2008. "Direct Spectrophotometric Analysis of Cr(VI) Using a Liquid Waveguide Capillary Cell." Applied Spectroscopy 62, no. 1:107-115. PNNL-SA-54317.
  • Levitskaia T.G., S.I. Sinkov, and G.J. Lumetta. 2008. "Actinide Binding by Klšui Ligands: REDOX Speciation and Sorption on an Extraction Chromatography Resin." Radiochimica Acta 96, no. 12:805-815. PNNL-SA-58447.
  • Sinkov S.I., C.H. Delegard, and A.J. Schmidt. 2008. Preparation and Characterization of Uranium Oxides in Support of the K Basin Sludge Treatment Project. PNNL-17678. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Preparation and Characterization of Uranium Oxides in Support of the K Basin Sludge Treatment Project
  • Taylor R.J., S.I. Sinkov, G.R. Choppin, I. May, and I. May. 2008. "Solvent Extraction Behavior of Neptunium (IV) Ions between Nitric Acid and Diluted 30% Tri-butyl Phosphate in the Presence of Simple Hydroxamic Acids." Solvent Extraction and Ion Exchange 26, no. 1:41-61. PNNL-SA-59296. doi:10.1080/07366290701784159

2007

  • Carrott M.J., O.D. Fox, C.J. Maher, C. Mason, R.J. Taylor, S.I. Sinkov, and G.R. Choppin. 2007. "Solvent Extraction Behavior of Plutonium (IV) Ions in the Presence of Simple Hydroxamic Acids." Solvent Extraction and Ion Exchange 25, no. 6:723-745. PNNL-SA-58679. doi:10.1080/07366290701634560
  • Levitskaia T.G., S.I. Sinkov, and S.A. Bryan. 2007. "In Situ Perchlorate Determination on Purolite A850 Ion Exchange Resin via Raman Spectroscopy." Vibrational Spectroscopy 44, no. 2:316-323. PNNL-SA-50922.
  • Sinkov S.I. 2007. Plutonium Speciation in Support of Oxidative-Leaching Demonstration Test. PNNL-16844. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Plutonium Speciation in Support of Oxidative-Leaching Demonstration Test

2006

  • Lumetta G.J., R.S. Addleman, B.P. Hay, T.L. Hubler, T.G. Levitskaia, S.I. Sinkov, and L.A. Snow, et al. 2006. Selective Media for Actinide Collection and Pre-Concentration: Results of FY 2006 Studies. PNNL-16213. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Selective Media for Actinide Collection and Pre-Concentration: Results of FY 2006 Studies
  • McNamara B.K., L.A. Snow, C.Z. Soderquist, S.I. Sinkov, H.M. Cho, and J.I. Friese. 2006. "The radiation induced chemistry of uranyl cation in aqueous carbonate -bicarbonate solutions as followed by NMR spectroscopy." In 2nd Symposium on Actinides - Basic Scienc, Applications and Technology held at the Materials Science Research Society Fall Meeting in Boston, Nov. 28-Dec. 1, 2005, Published in Actinides 2005, edited by Lynda Soderholm, 369-374. Warrendale, Pennsylvania:Materials Research Society. PNNL-SA-47948.
  • Parks B.W., R.D. Gilbertson, J.E. Hutchison, E. Rather Healey, T.J. Weakley, B.M. Rapko, and B.P. Hay, et al. 2006. "Solution and Structural Investigations of Ligand Preorganization in Trivalent Lanthanide Complexes of Bicyclic Malonamides." Inorganic Chemistry 45, no. 4:1498-1507. PNNL-SA-44668. doi:10.1021/ic050437d
  • Rapko B.M., J.G. Geeting, S.I. Sinkov, and J.D. Vienna. 2006. "Oxidative-Alkaline Leaching of Washed 241-SY-102 and 241-SX-101 Tank Sludges and Its Impact on Immobilized High-Level Waste." Separation Science and Technology 41, no. 10:2245-2265. PNWD-SA-7160.
  • Sinkov S.I., and G.J. Lumetta. 2006. Sonochemical Digestion of High-Fired Plutonium Dioxide Samples. PNNL-16035. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Sonochemical Digestion of High-Fired Plutonium Dioxide Samples
  • Sinkov S.I., and G.J. Lumetta. 2006. Sonochemical Digestion of Soil and Sediment Samples. PNNL-16036. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Sonochemical Digestion of Soil and Sediment Samples
  • Snow L.A., B.K. McNamara, S.I. Sinkov, H.M. Cho, and J.I. Friese. 2006. "Observation of Radiolytic Field Alteration of the Uranyl Cation in Bicarbonate Solution." In Actinides 2006-Basic Science, Applications and Technology. Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, edited by K.J.M. Blobaum, E. Chandler, L. Havela, M.B. Maple, M.Neu, 986, 177-182. Warrendale, Pennsylvania:Materials Research Society. PNNL-SA-53494.

2005

  • Rapko B.M., S.I. Sinkov, and T.G. Levitskaia. 2005. "REMOVAL OF 137Cs FROM DISSOLVED HANFORD TANK SALTCAKE BY TREATMENT WITH IONSIV IE-911." Separation Science and Technology 40, no. 1-3:91-107. PNNL-SA-39806.

2004

  • Delegard C.H., A.J. Schmidt, R.L. Sell, S.I. Sinkov, and S.A. Bryan. 2004. Gas Generation Testing of Uranium Metal in Simulated K Basins Sludge and Grouted Sludge Waste Forms. PNNL-14733. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Gas Generation Testing of Uranium Metal in Simulated K Basins Sludge and Grouted Sludge Waste Forms
  • Delegard C.H., A.J. Schmidt, R.L. Sell, S.I. Sinkov, S.A. Bryan, S.R. Gano, and B.M. Thornton. 2004. Final Report - Gas Generation Testing of Uranium Metal in Simulated K Basin Sludge and in Grouted Sludge Waste Forms. PNNL-14811. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Final Report - Gas Generation Testing of Uranium Metal in Simulated K Basin Sludge and in Grouted Sludge Waste Forms
  • Hay B.P., T.K. Firman, G.J. Lumetta, B.M. Rapko, P.A. Garza, S.I. Sinkov, and J.E. Hutchison, et al. 2004. "Toward the computer-aided design of metal ion sequestering agents." Journal of Alloys and Compounds 374, no. 1-2:416-419. PNNL-SA-38836.
  • Sinkov S.I., B.M. Rapko, G.J. Lumetta, B.P. Hay, J.E. Hutchison, and B.W. Parks. 2004. "Bicyclic and Acyclic Diamides: Comparison of Their Aqueous Phase Binding Constants with Nd(III), Am(III), Pu(IV), Np(V), Pu(VI) and U(VI)." Inorganic Chemistry 43, no. 26:8404-8413. PNNL-SA-41622.

2003

2002

2001

  • Lumetta G.J., K.J. Carson, L.P. Darnell, L.R. Greenwood, F.V. Hoopes, R.L. Sell, and S.I. Sinkov, et al. 2001. Caustic Leaching of Hanford Tank S-110 Sludge. PNNL-13702. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Caustic Leaching of Hanford Tank S-110 Sludge

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