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Frannie Smith

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352

PNNL Publications

2020

  • McElroy E.M., A.R. Lawter, D. Appriou, F.N. Smith, M.E. Bowden, O. Qafoku, and L. Kovarik, et al. 2020. "Iodate interactions with calcite: Implications for natural attenuation." Environmental Earth Sciences 79, no. 12:Article No. 306. PNNL-SA-146389. doi:10.1007/s12665-020-09023-1

2018

  • Garrett K.E., A.M. Ritzmann, F.N. Smith, S.H. Kessler, R. Devanathan, N.J. Henson, and D.G. Abrecht. 2018. "First principles investigation of the structural and bonding properties of hydrated actinide (IV) oxalates, An(C2O4)26H2O (An = U, Pu)." Computational Materials Science 153. PNNL-SA-133111. doi:10.1016/j.commatsci.2018.06.033
  • Huber T.K., H. Breitkreutz, D. Burkes, A.J. Casella, A.M. Casella, S. Elgeti, and C. Reiter, et al. 2018. "Thermal Conductivity of Fresh and Irradiated U-Mo Fuels." Journal of Nuclear Materials 503. PNNL-SA-125747. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2018.01.056
  • Kerisit S.N., F.N. Smith, M.E. Hoover, S.A. Saslow, and N. Qafoku. 2018. "Incorporation Modes of Iodate in Calcite." Environmental Science & Technology 52, no. 10:5902-5910. PNNL-SA-129924. doi:10.1021/acs.est.8b00339
  • Smith F.N., D.E. Meier, M.K. Edwards, C.R. Armstrong, J.A. Katalenich, A.J. Casella, and D.D. Reilly, et al. 2018. "A Workshop on the History of Plutonium Processing at Hanford Washington as the Foundation for Modern-day Plutonium Process Science." In Plutonium Futures - The Science 2018, September 9-14, 2018, San Diego, CA, 198-201. La Grange Park, Illinois:American Nuclear Society. PNNL-SA-134400.

2017

  • Conroy M.A., J.A. Soltis, R.S. Wittman, F.N. Smith, S. Chatterjee, X. Zhang, and E.S. Ilton, et al. 2017. "Importance of interlayer H bonding structure to the stability of layered minerals." Scientific Reports 7, no. 1:Article No. 13274. PNNL-SA-126728. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-13452-7
  • Koeman E.C., B.K. McNamara, F.N. Smith, A. Simonetti, and P.C. Burns. 2017. "Developing methodologies for source attribution: glass phase separation in Trinitite using NF3." Radiochimica Acta 105, no. 5:417-430. PNNL-SA-127491. doi:10.1515/ract-2016-2641
  • Truex M.J., B.D. Lee, C.D. Johnson, N. Qafoku, J.E. Szecsody, J.E. Kyle, and M.M. Tfaily, et al. 2017. Conceptual Model of Iodine Behavior in the Subsurface at the Hanford Site. PNNL-24709 Rev. 2. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Conceptual Model of Iodine Behavior in the Subsurface at the Hanford Site

2016

  • Chatterjee S., M.A. Conroy, F.N. Smith, H. Jung, Z. Wang, R.A. Peterson, and A. Huq, et al. 2016. "Can Cr(III) substitute for Al(III) in the structure of Boehmite?." RSC Advances 6, no. 109:107628-107637. PNNL-SA-119359. doi:10.1039/c6ra20234a
  • Smith F.N., W. Um, C.D. Taylor, D. Kim, M.J. Schweiger, and A.A. Kruger. 2016. "Computational Investigation of Technetium(IV) Incorporation into Inverse Spinels: Magnetite (Fe3O4) and Trevorite (NiFe2O4)." Environmental Science & Technology 50, no. 10:5216-5224. PNNL-SA-115782. doi:10.1021/acs.est.6b00200

2015

  • Burkes D., A.M. Casella, A.J. Casella, E.C. Buck, K.N. Pool, P.J. MacFarlan, and M.K. Edwards, et al. 2015. "Thermal properties of U-Mo alloys irradiated to moderate burnup and power." Journal of Nuclear Materials 464. PNNL-SA-108278. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2015.04.040
  • Burkes D., A.M. Casella, E.C. Buck, A.J. Casella, M.K. Edwards, P.J. MacFarlan, and K.N. Pool, et al. 2015. Fuel Thermo-physical Characterization Project: Fiscal Year 2014 Final Report. PNNL-24135. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Fuel Thermo-physical Characterization Project: Fiscal Year 2014 Final Report
  • Casella A.J., L.R. Hylden, E.L. Campbell, T.G. Levitskaia, J.M. Peterson, F.N. Smith, and S.A. Bryan. 2015. "Development of On-Line Spectroscopic pH Monitoring for Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing Plants: Weak Acid Schemes." Analytical Chemistry 87, no. 10:5139-5147. PNNL-SA-107022. doi:10.1021/ac504578t
  • Smith F.N., C.D. Taylor, W. Um, and A.A. Kruger. 2015. "Technetium incorporation into goethite (a-FeOOH): An atomic-scale investigation." Environmental Science & Technology 49, no. 22:13699-13707. PNNL-SA-111666. doi:10.1021/acs.est.5b03354

2014

  • Burkes D., A.J. Casella, E.C. Buck, A.M. Casella, M.K. Edwards, P.J. MacFarlan, and K.N. Pool, et al. 2014. LEU-Mo Fuel Out-of-Pile Characterization for TUM: Final Report. PNNL-23620. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. LEU-Mo Fuel Out-of-Pile Characterization for TUM: Final Report
  • Burkes D., A.M. Casella, E.C. Buck, A.J. Casella, M.K. Edwards, P.J. MacFarlan, and K.N. Pool, et al. 2014. "Development and validation of capabilities to measure thermal properties of layered monolithic U-Mo alloy plate-type fuel." International Journal of Thermophysics 35, no. 8:1476-1500. PNNL-SA-100138. doi:10.1007/s10765-014-1683-4
  • McNamara B.K., E.C. Buck, C.Z. Soderquist, F.N. Smith, E.J. Mausolf, and R.D. Scheele. 2014. "Separation of metallic residues from the dissolution of a high-burnup BWR fuel using nitrogen trifluoride." Journal of Fluorine Chemistry 162. PNNL-SA-99567. doi:10.1016/j.jfluchem.2014.02.010
  • Wittman R.S., E.C. Buck, E.J. Mausolf, B.K. McNamara, F.N. Smith, and C.Z. Soderquist. 2014. "Conditions for critical effects in the mass action kinetics equations for water radiolysis." Journal of Physical Chemistry A 118, no. 51:12105-12110. PNNL-SA-105888. doi:10.1021/jp509856g
  • Wittman R.S., E.C. Buck, E.J. Mausolf, B.K. McNamara, F.N. Smith, and C.Z. Soderquist. 2014. "Conditions for critical effects in the mass action kinetics equations for water radiolysis." The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 118, no. 51:12105-12110. PNNL-SA-105781. doi:10.1021/jp509856g

2013

  • Bryan S.A., T.G. Levitskaia, A.M. Lines, F.N. Smith, G.B. Josephson, and J.M. Bello. 2013. "Dual-Remote Raman Technology for In-Situ Identification of Tank Waste." In WM Symposia 2013: International Collaboration and Continuous Improvement, February 24-28, 2013, Phoenix, Arizona, Paper No. 13549. Tucson, Arizona:WM Symposia. PNNL-SA-92015.
  • Chatterjee S., A.S. Del Negro, F.N. Smith, Z. Wang, S.E. Hightower, B.P. Sullivan, and W.R. Heineman, et al. 2013. "Photophysics and Luminescence Spectroelectrochemistry of [Tc(dmpe)3]+/2+ (dmpe = 1,2-bis(dimethylphosphino)ethane)." Journal of Physical Chemistry A 117, no. 48:12749-12758. PNNL-SA-96822. doi:10.1021/jp406365c
  • Rapko B.M., S.A. Bryan, J.L. Bryant, S. Chatterjee, M.K. Edwards, J.Y. Houchin, and T.J. Janik, et al. 2013. Development of a Chemistry-Based, Predictive Method for Determining the Amount of Non-Pertechnetate Technetium in the Hanford Tanks: FY 2012 Progress Report. PNNL-22173. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Development of a Chemistry-Based, Predictive Method for Determining the Amount of Non-Pertechnetate Technetium in the Hanford Tanks: FY 2012 Progress Report
  • Skomurski F.N., J. Wang, R.C. Ewing, and U. Becker. 2013. "Charge distribution and oxygen diffusion in hyperstoichiometric uranium dioxide UO2+x (x=0.25)." Journal of Nuclear Materials 434, no. 1-3:422-433. PNNL-SA-75956. doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2011.09.003

2012

  • Buck E.C., A.M. Casella, F.N. Skomurski, P.J. MacFarlan, C.Z. Soderquist, R.S. Wittman, and B.K. Mcnamara. 2012. Experimental Results for SimFuels. PNNL-21646. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Experimental Results for SimFuels
  • Buck E.C., R.S. Wittman, F.N. Skomurski, K.J. Cantrell, B.K. McNamara, and C.Z. Soderquist. 2012. Radiolysis Process Model. PNNL-21554. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Radiolysis Process Model

2011

  • Bryan S.A., T.G. Levitskaia, A.J. Casella, J.M. Peterson, A.M. Lines, E.A. Jordan, and D.E. Verdugo, et al. 2011. "On-Line Monitoring for Control and Safeguarding of Radiochemical Streams at Spent Fuel Reprocessing Plant." In Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management, July 17-21, 2011, Palm Desert, California, 3, 2492-2501. Deerfield, Illinois:Institute of Nuclear Materials Management. PNNL-SA-80524.
  • Chatterjee S., A.S. Del Negro, Z. Wang, M.K. Edwards, F.N. Skomurski, S.E. Hightower, and J.A. Krause, et al. 2011. "Electronic and Molecular Structures of trans-Dioxotechnetium(V) Polypyridyl Complexes in the Solid State." Inorganic Chemistry 50, no. 12:5815-5823. PNNL-SA-77828. doi:10.1021/ic200747v
  • Skomurski F.N., E.S. Ilton, M.H. Engelhard, B.W. Arey, and K.M. Rosso. 2011. "Heterogeneous Reduction of U6+ by Structural Fe2+ From Theory and Experiment." Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 75, no. 22:7277-7290. PNNL-SA-78537. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2011.08.006

2010

  • Ilton E.S., J.F. Boily, E.C. Buck, F.N. Skomurski, K.M. Rosso, C.L. Cahill, and J.R. Bargar, et al. 2010. "Influence of Dynamical Conditions on the Reduction of UVI at the Magnetite-Solution Interface." Environmental Science & Technology 44, no. 1:170-176. PNNL-SA-66737.
  • Skomurski F.N., K.M. Rosso, K.M. Krupka, and B.P. McGrail. 2010. "Technetium incorporation into hematite (a-Fe2O3)." Environmental Science & Technology 44, no. 15:5855-5861. PNNL-SA-70308.
  • Skomurski F.N., S.N. Kerisit, and K.M. Rosso. 2010. "Structure, Charge Distribution, and Electron Hopping Dynamics in Magnetite (Fe3O4) (100) Surfaces from First Principles." Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 74, no. 15:4234-4248. PNNL-SA-70307.

2008

  • Rai D., D. Rai, M. Yui, D.A. Moore, G.J. Lumetta, K.M. Rosso, and Y. Xia, et al. 2008. "Thermodynamic Model for ThO2(am) Solubility in Alkaline Silica Solutions." Journal of Solution Chemistry 37, no. 12:1725-1746. PNNL-SA-63711. doi:10.1007/s10953-008-9344-5

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