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Title: Flux crystal growth: a versatile technique to reveal the crystal chemistry of complex uranium oxides

Abstract

This frontier article focuses on the use of flux crystal growth for the preparation of new actinide containing materials, reviews the history of flux crystal growth of uranium containing phases, and highlights the recent advances in the field. Specifically, we discuss how recent developments in f-element materials, fueled by accelerated materials discovery via crystal growth, have led to the synthesis and characterization of new families of complex uranium containing oxides, namely alkali/alkaline uranates, oxychlorides, oxychalcogenides, tellurites, molybdates, tungstates, chromates, phosphates, arsenates, vanadates, niobates, silicates, germanates, and borates. An overview of flux crystal growth is presented and specific crystal growth approaches are described with an emphasis on how and why they – versus some other method – are used and how they enable the preparation of specific classes of new materials.

Authors:
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  1. Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry; Center for Hierarchical Wasteform Materials; University of South Carolina; Columbia; USA
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRC) (United States). Center for Hierarchical Waste Form Materials (CHWM); Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia, SC (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
OSTI Identifier:
1566637
DOE Contract Number:  
SC0016574
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Dalton Transactions
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 48; Journal Issue: 10; Journal ID: ISSN 1477-9226
Publisher:
Royal Society of Chemistry
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
nuclear, materials and chemistry by design, synthesis (novel materials), synthesis (predictive)

Citation Formats

Juillerat, Christian A., Klepov, Vladislav V., Morrison, Gregory, Pace, Kristen A., and zur Loye, Hans-Conrad. Flux crystal growth: a versatile technique to reveal the crystal chemistry of complex uranium oxides. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1039/c8dt04675a.
Juillerat, Christian A., Klepov, Vladislav V., Morrison, Gregory, Pace, Kristen A., & zur Loye, Hans-Conrad. Flux crystal growth: a versatile technique to reveal the crystal chemistry of complex uranium oxides. United States. https://doi.org/10.1039/c8dt04675a
Juillerat, Christian A., Klepov, Vladislav V., Morrison, Gregory, Pace, Kristen A., and zur Loye, Hans-Conrad. Tue . "Flux crystal growth: a versatile technique to reveal the crystal chemistry of complex uranium oxides". United States. https://doi.org/10.1039/c8dt04675a.
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title = {Flux crystal growth: a versatile technique to reveal the crystal chemistry of complex uranium oxides},
author = {Juillerat, Christian A. and Klepov, Vladislav V. and Morrison, Gregory and Pace, Kristen A. and zur Loye, Hans-Conrad},
abstractNote = {This frontier article focuses on the use of flux crystal growth for the preparation of new actinide containing materials, reviews the history of flux crystal growth of uranium containing phases, and highlights the recent advances in the field. Specifically, we discuss how recent developments in f-element materials, fueled by accelerated materials discovery via crystal growth, have led to the synthesis and characterization of new families of complex uranium containing oxides, namely alkali/alkaline uranates, oxychlorides, oxychalcogenides, tellurites, molybdates, tungstates, chromates, phosphates, arsenates, vanadates, niobates, silicates, germanates, and borates. An overview of flux crystal growth is presented and specific crystal growth approaches are described with an emphasis on how and why they – versus some other method – are used and how they enable the preparation of specific classes of new materials.},
doi = {10.1039/c8dt04675a},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/1566637}, journal = {Dalton Transactions},
issn = {1477-9226},
number = 10,
volume = 48,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {1}
}

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