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Sergey Sinkov

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352

Selected Publications

2016

  • Lumetta GJ, SI Sinkov, JA Krause, and LE Sweet. 2016. "Neodymium(III) Complexes of Dialkylphosphoric and Dialkylphosphonic Acids Relevant to Liquid-Liquid Extraction Systems." Inorganic Chemistry 55(4):1633-1641.  doi:10.1021/acs.inorgchem.5b02524
  • Pool KN, MJ Minette, JH Wahl, LR Greenwood, DS Coffey, BK McNamara, SA Bryan, RD Scheele, CH Delegard, SI Sinkov, CZ Soderquist, SK Fiskum, GN Brown, and RA Clark. 2016. Compilation of PRF Canyon Floor Pan Sample Analysis ResultsPNNL-25254 Rev 1, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 

2015

2014

  • Delegard CH, SI Sinkov, JW Chenault, AJ Schmidt, TL Welsh, and KN Pool. 2014. "Determination of Uranium Metal Concentration in Irradiated Fuel Storage Basin Sludge Using Selective Dissolution." Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 299(3):1871-1882.  doi:10.1007/s10967-013-2884-1

2013

2012

  • Sinkov SI, CH Delegard, AJ Schmidt, and JW Chenault. 2012. Characteristics of STP Pre-2004 Archived KE Basin Sludge Samples Before and After Re-Jarring in the RPL - April 2012PNNL-21836, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Sinkov SI, GJ Lumetta, MG Warner, and JW Pittman. 2012. "Binding of stereognostically designed ligands to trivalent, pentavalent, and hexavalent f-block elements." Radiochimica Acta 100(6):349-357.  doi:10.1524/ract.2012.1931
  • Braley JC, JC Carter, SI Sinkov, KL Nash, and GJ Lumetta. 2012. "The role of carboxylic acids in TALSQueak separations." Journal of Coordination Chemistry 65(16):2862-2876. 
  • Lumetta GJ, JC Braley, SI Sinkov, and JC Carter. 2012. Separating the Minor Actinides Through Advances in Selective Coordination ChemistryPNNL-21642, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Lumetta GJ, TG Levitskaia, S Latesky, RV Henderson, EA Edwards, JC Braley, and SI Sinkov. 2012. "Lipophilic ternary complexes in liquid-liquid extraction of trivalent lanthanides." Journal of Coordination Chemistry 65(5):741-753.  doi:10.1080/00958972.2012.660626
  • Ogden M, SI Sinkov, GJ Lumetta, and KL 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(4):616-629.  doi:10.1007/s10953-012-9827-2
  • Ogden MD, SI Sinkov, GP Meier, GJ Lumetta, and KL Nash. 2012. "Complexation of N4-Tetradentate Ligands with Nd(III) and Am(III)." Journal of Solution Chemistry 41(12):2138-2153.  doi:10.1007/s10953-012-9928-y

2011

  • Sinkov SI, CH Delegard, and AJ Schmidt. 2011. Mitigation of Hydrogen Gas Generation from the Reaction of Uranium Metal with Water in K Basin Sludge and Sludge Waste FormsPNNL-20455; 53451-RPT15, Rev 0, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Braley JC, SI Sinkov, CH Delegard, and AJ Schmidt. 2011. Warm Water Oxidation Verification - Scoping and Stirred Reactor TestsPNNL-20070, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Delegard CH, SI Sinkov, AJ Schmidt, RC Daniel, and CA Burns. 2011. Effects of Time, Heat, and Oxygen on K Basin Sludge Agglomeration, Strength, and Solids VolumePNNL-20100; 53451-RPT13, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Levitskaia TG, Y Chen, JL Fulton, and SI Sinkov. 2011. "Neodymium(III) Complexation by Amino-Carbohydrates via a Ligand-Controlled Hydrolysis Mechanism." Chemical Communications 47(28):8160-8162.  doi:10.1039/C1CC11871D
  • Lumetta GJ, D Neiner, SI Sinkov, JC Carter, JC Braley, S Latesky, AV Gelis, P Tkac, and GF Vandegrift, III. 2011. "COMBINING NEUTRAL AND ACIDIC EXTRACTANTS FOR RECOVERING TRANSURANIC ELEMENTS FROM NUCLEAR FUEL." Chapter 3 in Proceedings of the 19th International Solvent Extraction Conference (ISEC 2011), October 3-7, 2011, Santiago, Chile, ed. F Valenzuela and BA Moyer, p. 68.  GECAMIN, Santiago, Chile. 
  • Lumetta GJ, JC Braley, SI Sinkov, TG Levitskaia, JC Carter, MG Warner, and JW Pittman. 2011. Sigma Team for Minor Actinide Separation: PNNL FY 2011 Status ReportPNNL-20629, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Ogden M, CL Hoch, SI Sinkov, P Meier, GJ Lumetta, and KL Nash. 2011. "Complexation Studies of Bidentate Heterocyclic N-Donor Ligands with Nd(III) and Am(III)." Journal of Solution Chemistry 40(11):1874-1888.  doi:10.1007/s10953-011-9762-7

2010

2009

2008

  • Sinkov SI, CH Delegard, and AJ Schmidt. 2008. Preparation and Characterization of Uranium Oxides in Support of the K Basin Sludge Treatment ProjectPNNL-17678, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Delegard CH, SI Sinkov, AJ Schmidt, and JW Chenault. 2008. Uranium Metal Analysis via Selective DissolutionPNNL-17800, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Fiskum SK, EC Buck, RC Daniel, KE Draper, MK Edwards, TL Hubler, LK Jagoda, ED Jenson, AE Kozelisky, GJ Lumetta, PJ MacFarlan, BK McNamara, RA Peterson, SI Sinkov, LA Snow, and RG Swoboda. 2008. Characterization and Leach Testing for REDOX Sludge and S-Saltcake Actual Waste Sample CompositesPNNL-17368, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Levitskaia TG, SI Sinkov, and GJ Lumetta. 2008. "Actinide Binding by Kläui Ligands: REDOX Speciation and Sorption on an Extraction Chromatography Resin." Radiochimica Acta 96(12):805-815. 
  • Levitskaia TG, MJ O'Hara, SI Sinkov, and OB Egorov. 2008. "Direct Spectrophotometric Analysis of Cr(VI) Using a Liquid Waveguide Capillary Cell." Applied Spectroscopy 62(1):107-115. 
  • Taylor RJ, SI Sinkov, GR Choppin, 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(1):41-61.  doi:10.1080/07366290701784159

2007

  • Sinkov SI. 2007. Plutonium Speciation in Support of Oxidative-Leaching Demonstration TestPNNL-16844, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Carrott MJ, OD Fox, CJ Maher, C Mason, RJ Taylor, SI Sinkov, and GR Choppin. 2007. "Solvent Extraction Behavior of Plutonium (IV) Ions in the Presence of Simple Hydroxamic Acids." Solvent Extraction and Ion Exchange 25(6):723-745.  doi:10.1080/07366290701634560
  • Levitskaia TG, SI Sinkov, and SA Bryan. 2007. "In Situ Perchlorate Determination on Purolite A850 Ion Exchange Resin via Raman Spectroscopy." Vibrational Spectroscopy 44(2):316-323. 

2006

  • Sinkov SI, and GJ Lumetta. 2006. Sonochemical Digestion of High-Fired Plutonium Dioxide Samples PNNL-16035, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Sinkov SI, and GJ Lumetta. 2006. Sonochemical Digestion of Soil and Sediment Samples PNNL-16036, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Lumetta GJ, RS Addleman, BP Hay, TL Hubler, TG Levitskaia, SI Sinkov, LA Snow, MG Warner, and SL Latesky. 2006. Selective Media for Actinide Collection and Pre-Concentration: Results of FY 2006 StudiesPNNL-16213, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • McNamara BK, LA Snow, CZ Soderquist, SI Sinkov, HM Cho, and JI 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 , ed. Lynda Soderholm, pp. 369-374.  Materials Research Society, Warrendale, PA. 
  • Parks BW, RD Gilbertson, JE Hutchison, E Rather Healey, TJ Weakley, BM Rapko, BP Hay, SI Sinkov, GA Broker, and RD Rogers. 2006. "Solution and Structural Investigations of Ligand Preorganization in Trivalent Lanthanide Complexes of Bicyclic Malonamides." Inorganic Chemistry 45(4):1498-1507.  doi:10.1021/ic050437d
  • Rapko BM, JGH Geeting, SI Sinkov, and JD 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(10):2245-2265. 
  • Snow LA, BK McNamara, SI Sinkov, HM Cho, and JI 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, vol. 986, ed. K.J.M. Blobaum, E. Chandler, L. Havela, M.B. Maple, M.Neu, pp. 177-182.  Materials Research Society, Warrendale, PA. 

2005

  • Rapko BM, SI Sinkov, and TG Levitskaia. 2005. "REMOVAL OF 137Cs FROM DISSOLVED HANFORD TANK SALTCAKE BY TREATMENT WITH IONSIV IE-911." Separation Science and Technology 40(1-3):91-107. 

2004

2003

2002

2001

  • Lumetta GJ, KJ Carson, LP Darnell, LR Greenwood, FV Hoopes, RL Sell, SI Sinkov, CZ Soderquist, MW Urie, and JJ Wagner. 2001. Caustic Leaching of Hanford Tank S-110 Sludge PNNL-13702, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 

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