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2020

Abundance and distribution of radioactive cesium-rich microparticles released from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant into the environment

Ikehara, R., Morooka, K., Suetake, M., Komiya, T., Kurihara, E., Takehara, M., Takami, R., Kino, C., Horie, K., Takehara, M., Yamasaki, S., Ohnuki, T., Law, G. T. W., Bower, W., Grambow, B., Ewing, R. C. & Utsunomiya, S., Feb 2020, In : Chemosphere. 241, 125019.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Organic complexation of U(VI) in reducing soils at a natural analogue site: Implications for uranium transport

Fuller, A. J., Leary, P., Gray, N. D., Davies, H. S., Mosselmans, J. F. W., Cox, F., Robinson, C. H., Pittman, J. K., McCann, C. M., Muir, M., Graham, M. C., Utsunomiya, S., Bower, W. R., Morris, K., Shaw, S., Bots, P., Livens, F. R. & Law, G. T. W., Sep 2020, In : Chemosphere. 254, 126859.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Particulate plutonium released from the Fukushima Daiichi meltdowns

Kurihara, E., Takehara, M., Suetake, M., Ikehara, R., Komiya, T., Morooka, K., Takami, R., Yamasaki, S., Ohnuki, T., Horie, K., Takehara, M., Law, G. T. W., Bower, W., W. Mosselmans, J. F., Warnicke, P., Grambow, B., Ewing, R. C. & Utsunomiya, S., Nov 15 2020, In : Science of the Total Environment. 743, 140539.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Dissolution of radioactive, cesium-rich microparticles released from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in simulated lung fluid, pure-water, and seawater

Suetake, M., Nakano, Y., Furuki, G., Ikehara, R., Komiya, T., Kurihara, E., Morooka, K., Yamasaki, S., Ohnuki, T., Horie, K., Takehara, M., Law, G. T. W., Bower, W., Grambow, B., Ewing, R. C. & Utsunomiya, S., Oct 2019, In : Chemosphere. 233, p. 633-644 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Editorial for special issue “minerals down to the nanoscale: A glimpse at ore-forming processes”

Ciobanu, C. L., Utsunomiya, S., Reich, M., Plümper, O. & Cook, N. J., Nov 2019, In : Minerals. 9, 11, 692.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access

Metaschoepite Dissolution in Sediment Column Systems - Implications for Uranium Speciation and Transport

Bower, W. R., Morris, K., Livens, F. R., Mosselmans, J. F. W., Fallon, C. M., Fuller, A. J., Natrajan, L., Boothman, C., Lloyd, J. R., Utsunomiya, S., Grolimund, D., Ferreira Sanchez, D., Jilbert, T., Parker, J., Neill, T. S. & Law, G. T. W., Aug 20 2019, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 53, 16, p. 9915-9925 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Nano-scaled calcium molybdate particle formation on egg phosphatidylcholine liposome surface

Yamasaki, S., Kurita, S., Ochiai, A., Sueki, K. & Utsunomiya, S., Jan 1 2019, In : Chemistry Letters. 48, 12, p. 1480-1483 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Biomineralization of Middle Rare Earth Element Samarium in Yeast and Bacteria Systems

Jiang, M., Ohnuki, T. & Utsunomiya, S., May 28 2018, In : Geomicrobiology Journal. 35, 5, p. 375-384 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Calcium molybdate nanoparticles formation in egg phosphatidyl choline based liposome caused by liposome fusion

Yamasaki, S., Kurita, S., Ochiai, A., Hashimoto, M., Sueki, K. & Utsunomiya, S., Nov 15 2018, In : Journal of Colloid And Interface Science. 530, p. 473-480 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Effective and efficient desorption of Cs from hydrothermal-treated clay minerals for the decontamination of Fukushima radioactive soil

Yin, X., Horiuchi, N., Utsunomiya, S., Ochiai, A., Takahashi, H., Inaba, Y., Wang, X., Ohnuki, T. & Takeshita, K., Feb 1 2018, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 333, p. 392-401 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

Novel Method of Quantifying Radioactive Cesium-Rich Microparticles (CsMPs) in the Environment from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant

Ikehara, R., Suetake, M., Komiya, T., Furuki, G., Ochiai, A., Yamasaki, S., Bower, W. R., Law, G. T. W., Ohnuki, T., Grambow, B., Ewing, R. C. & Utsunomiya, S., Jun 5 2018, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 52, 11, p. 6390-6398 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

The competing effects of microbially derived polymeric and low molecular-weight substances on the dispersibility of CeO2 nanoparticles

Nakano, Y., Ochiai, A., Kawamoto, K., Takeda, A., Ichiyoshi, K., Ohnuki, T., Hochella, M. F. & Utsunomiya, S., Dec 1 2018, In : Scientific reports. 8, 1, 3648.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Uranium Dioxides and Debris Fragments Released to the Environment with Cesium-Rich Microparticles from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant

Ochiai, A., Imoto, J., Suetake, M., Komiya, T., Furuki, G., Ikehara, R., Yamasaki, S., Law, G. T. W., Ohnuki, T., Grambow, B., Ewing, R. C. & Utsunomiya, S., Mar 6 2018, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 52, 5, p. 2586-2594 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Caesium-rich micro-particles: A window into the meltdown events at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant

Furuki, G., Imoto, J., Ochiai, A., Yamasaki, S., Nanba, K., Ohnuki, T., Grambow, B., Ewing, R. C. & Utsunomiya, S., Feb 15 2017, In : Scientific reports. 7, 42731.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Citations (Scopus)

Crystal chemistry and stability of hydrated rare-earth phosphates formed at room temperature

Ochiai, A. & Utsunomiya, S., May 19 2017, In : Minerals. 7, 5, 84.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of temperature on K+ and Mg2+ extracted desorption of Cs from vermiculitized biotite

Yin, X., Zhang, L., Ochiai, A., Utsunomiya, S., Takahashi, H., Ohnuki, T. & Takeshita, K., Jan 1 2017, In : Chemistry Letters. 46, 9, p. 1350-1352 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Isotopic signature and nano-texture of cesium-rich micro-particles: Release of uranium and fission products from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant /704/172/4081 /639/4077/4091/4094 article

Imoto, J., Ochiai, A., Furuki, G., Suetake, M., Ikehara, R., Horie, K., Takehara, M., Yamasaki, S., Nanba, K., Ohnuki, T., Law, G. T. W., Grambow, B., Ewing, R. C. & Utsunomiya, S., Dec 1 2017, In : Scientific reports. 7, 1, 5409.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Citations (Scopus)

Removal of soluble strontium via incorporation into biogenic carbonate minerals by halophilic bacterium Bacillus sp. strain TK2d in a highly saline solution

Horiike, T., Dotsuta, Y., Nakano, Y., Ochiai, A., Utsunomiya, S., Ohnuki, T. & Yamashita, M., Jan 1 2017, In : Applied and environmental microbiology. 83, 20, e00855-17.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Sorption behavior of Np(V) on microbe pure culture and consortia

Ohnuki, T., Kozai, N., Sakamoto, F., Utsunomiya, S. & Kato, K., Jan 1 2017, In : Chemistry Letters. 46, 5, p. 771-774 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016

Radioactive Cs in the estuary sediments near Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant

Yamasaki, S., Imoto, J., Furuki, G., Ochiai, A., Ohnuki, T., Sueki, K., Nanba, K., Ewing, R. C. & Utsunomiya, S., May 1 2016, In : Science of the Total Environment. 551-552, p. 155-162 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)

Structure of a gold(III) hydroxide and determination of its solubility

Kawamoto, D., Ando, H., Ohashi, H., Kobayashi, Y., Honma, T., Ishida, T., Tokunaga, M., Okaue, Y., Utsunomiya, S. & Yokoyama, T., Jan 1 2016, In : Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan. 89, 11, p. 1385-1390 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Structure of a Gold(Ⅲ) Hydroxide and Determination of Its Solubility

Translated title of the contribution: Structure of a Gold(III) Hydroxide and Determination of Its SolubilityKawamoto, D., Ando, H., Ohashi, H., Kobayashi, Y., Honma, T., Ishida, T., Tokunaga, M., Okaue, Y., Utsunomiya, S. & Yokoyama, T., 2016, In : Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan. 89, 11, p. 1385-1390 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2015

Constraints on Hf and Zr mobility in high-sulfidation epithermal systems: formation of kosnarite, KZr2(PO4)3, in the Chaquicocha gold deposit, Yanacocha district, Peru

Deditius, A. P., Utsunomiya, S., Sanchez-Alfaro, P., Reich, M., Ewing, R. C. & Kesler, S. E., Feb 3 2015, In : Mineralium Deposita. 50, 4, p. 429-436 8 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Effect of minerals on accumulation of Cs by fungus Saccaromyces cerevisiae

Ohnuki, T., Sakamoto, F., Yamasaki, S., Kozai, N., Shiotsu, H., Utsunomiya, S., Watanabe, N. & Kozaki, T., Jun 1 2015, In : Journal of Environmental Radioactivity. 144, p. 127-133 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of CeO2 nanoparticles on microbial metabolism

Masaki, S., Shiotsu, H., Ohnuki, T., Sakamoto, F. & Utsunomiya, S., Jan 6 2015, In : Chemical Geology. 391, p. 33-41 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Radioactive Cs in the severely contaminated soils near the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant

Kaneko, M., Iwata, H., Shiotsu, H., Masaki, S., Kawamoto, Y., Yamasaki, S., Nakamatsu, Y., Imoto, J., Furuki, G., Ochiai, A., Nanba, K., Ohnuki, T., Ewing, R. C. & Utsunomiya, S., Jan 1 2015, In : Frontiers in Energy Research. 3, SEP, 37.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)

Role of vein-phases in nanoscale sequestration of U, Nb, Ti, and Pb during the alteration of pyrochlore

Deditius, A. P., Smith, F. N. S., Utsunomiya, S. & Ewing, R. C., Feb 1 2015, In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 150, p. 226-252 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Sorption of trivalent cerium by a mixture of microbial cells and manganese oxides: Effect of microbial cells on the oxidation of trivalent cerium

Ohnuki, T., Jiang, M., Sakamoto, F., Kozai, N., Yamasaki, S., Yu, Q., Tanaka, K., Utsunomiya, S., Xia, X., Yang, K. & He, J., Aug 5 2015, In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 163, p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Vapor hydration of a simulated borosilicate nuclear waste glass in unsaturated conditions at 50 °c and 90 °c

Ait Chaou, A., Abdelouas, A., El Mendili, Y., Bouakkaz, R., Utsunomiya, S., Martin, C. & Bourbon, X., Jan 1 2015, In : RSC Advances. 5, 79, p. 64538-64549 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Mechanism of water oxidation by non-heme iron catalysts when driven with sodium periodate

Parent, A. R., Nakazono, T., Lin, S., Utsunomiya, S. & Sakai, K., Sep 7 2014, In : Dalton Transactions. 43, 33, p. 12501-12513 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Citations (Scopus)

Multi-scale analysis of the occurrence of Pb, Cr and Mn in the NIST standards: Urban dust (SRM 1649a) and indoor dust (SRM 2584)

Jiang, M., Nakamatsu, Y., Jensen, K. A. & Utsunomiya, S., Jan 2014, In : Atmospheric Environment. 82, p. 364-374 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

The coupled geochemistry of Au and As in pyrite from hydrothermal ore deposits

Deditius, A. P., Reich, M., Kesler, S. E., Utsunomiya, S., Chryssoulis, S. L., Walshe, J. & Ewing, R. C., Sep 1 2014, In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 140, p. 644-670 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

158 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Adsorption of ytterbium onto Saccharomyces cerevisiae fungal cells: A pH-dependent contribution of phosphoryl functional group

Jiang, M., Ohnuki, T., Yamasaki, S., Tanaka, K. & Utsunomiya, S., Mar 1 2013, In : Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry. 295, 3, p. 2283-2287 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Nano-scale reaction processes at the interface between apatite and aqueous lead

Kamiishi, E. & Utsunomiya, S., Feb 24 2013, In : Chemical Geology. 340, p. 121-130 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Gold-telluride nanoparticles revealed in arsenic-free pyrite

Ciobanu, C. L., Cook, N. J., Utsunomiya, S., Kogagwa, M., Green, L., Gilbert, S. & Wade, B., Aug 1 2012, In : American Mineralogist. 97, 8-9, p. 1515-1518 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

74 Citations (Scopus)

Lead in zircon at the atomic scale

Kogawa, M., Watson, E. B., Ewing, R. C. & Utsunomiya, S., Jul 1 2012, In : American Mineralogist. 97, 7, p. 1094-1102 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

Post-adsorption process of Yb phosphate nano-particle: Formation by Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Jiang, M. Y., Ohnuki, T., Tanaka, K., Kozai, N., Kamiishi, E. & Utsunomiya, S., Jan 1 2012, In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 93, p. 30-46 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)

Vapor hydration of SON68 glass from 90 °c to 200 °c: A kinetic study and corrosion products investigation

Neeway, J., Abdelouas, A., Grambow, B., Schumacher, S., Martin, C., Kogawa, M., Utsunomiya, S., Gin, S. & Frugier, P., Oct 15 2012, In : Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids. 358, 21, p. 2894-2905 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Early Proterozoic weathering processes under low O2 conditions reconstructed from a 2.45 Ga paleosol in Pronto, Canada

Murakami, T., Kasama, T. & Utsunomiya, S., Oct 1 2011, In : American Mineralogist. 96, 10, p. 1613-1623 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Focussed ion beam-transmission electron microscopy applications in ore mineralogy: Bridging micro- and nanoscale observations

Ciobanu, C. L., Cook, N. J., Utsunomiya, S., Pring, A. & Green, L., Nov 1 2011, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 42, 1, p. 6-31 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

68 Citations (Scopus)

Identifcation and characterization of nanosized tripuhyite in soil near Sb mine tailings

Mitsunobu, S., Takahashi, Y., Utsunomiya, S., Marcus, M. A., Terada, Y., Iwamura, T. & Sakata, M., Jul 1 2011, In : American Mineralogist. 96, 7, p. 1171-1181 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)

Nanogeoscience in ore systems research: Principles, methods, and applications. Introduction and preface to the special issue

Reich, M., Hough, R. M., Deditius, A., Utsunomiya, S., Ciobanu, C. L. & Cook, N. J., Nov 1 2011, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 42, 1, p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

17 Citations (Scopus)

Studies of (Cs,Ba)-hollandite dissolution under gamma irradiation at 95 °c and at pH 2.5, 4.4 and 8.6

Suzuki-Muresan, T., Vandenborre, J., Abdelouas, A., Grambow, B. & Utsunomiya, S., Dec 1 2011, In : Journal of Nuclear Materials. 419, 1-3, p. 281-290 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

Trace metal nanoparticles in pyrite

Deditius, A. P., Utsunomiya, S., Reich, M., Kesler, S. E., Ewing, R. C., Hough, R. & Walshe, J., Nov 1 2011, In : Ore Geology Reviews. 42, 1, p. 32-46 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

182 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Biological nano-mineralization of Ce phosphate by Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Jiang, M., Ohnuki, T., Kozai, N., Tanaka, K., Suzuki, Y., Sakamoto, F., Kamiishi, E. & Utsunomiya, S., Oct 1 2010, In : Chemical Geology. 277, 1-2, p. 61-69 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Citations (Scopus)

Precipitation and alteration of coffinite (USiO4·nH 2O) in the presence of apatite

Deditius, A. P., Utsunomiya, S., Pointeau, V. & Ewing, R. C., Jan 1 2010, In : European Journal of Mineralogy. 22, 1, p. 75-88 14 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Time-response relationship of nano and micro particle induced lung inflammation. Quartz as reference compound

Roursgaard, M., Poulsen, S. S., Poulsen, L. K., Hammer, M., Jensen, K. A., Utsunomiya, S., Ewing, R. C., Balic-Zunic, T., Nielsen, G. D. & Larsen, S. T., Nov 1 2010, In : Human and Experimental Toxicology. 29, 11, p. 915-933 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Chemical and structural characterization of As immobilization by nanoparticles of mackinawite (FeSm)

Renock, D., Gallegos, T., Utsunomiya, S., Hayes, K., Ewing, R. C. & Becker, U., Oct 20 2009, In : Chemical Geology. 268, 1-2, p. 116-125 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Citations (Scopus)

Crystal chemistry and radiation-induced amorphizatlon of p-coflnlte from the natural fission reactor at bangombe, gabon

Deditius, A. P., Utsunomiya, S., Wall, M. A., Pointeau, V. & Ewing, R. C., May 1 2009, In : American Mineralogist. 94, 5-6, p. 827-836 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)