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Chuck Soderquist

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352

PNNL Patents

PNNL Publications


  • Weaver JL, CZ Soderquist, PL Gassman, ED Walter, WW Lukens, and JS McCloy. 2017. "Synthesis and Characterization of 5- and 6- Coordinated Alkali Pertechnetates." MRS Advances 2(10):525-542.  doi:10.1557/adv.2017.18
  • Bryan SA, BM Rapko, SD Branch, AM Lines, WR Heineman, and CZ Soderquist. 2017. Non-pertechnetate Technetium Sensor Research and DevelopmentPNNL-26316, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Um W, SA Luksic, G Wang, SA Saslow, DS Kim, MJ Schweiger, CZ Soderquist, ME Bowden, W Lukens, and AA Kruger. 2017. "Enhanced 99Tc Retention in Glass Waste Form using Tc(IV)-Incorporated." Journal of Nuclear Materials 495(C):455-462.  doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2017.09.007
  • Weaver JL, CZ Soderquist, NM Washton, AS Lipton, PL Gassman, WW Lukens, AA Kruger, N Wall, and JS Mccloy. 2017. "Chemical Trends in Solid Alkali Pertechnetates." Inorganic Chemistry 56(5):2533-2544.  doi:10.1021/acs.inorgchem.6b02694


  • Buck EC, EJ Mausolf, BK McNamara, CZ Soderquist, and JM Schwantes. 2016. "Sequestration of Radioactive Iodine in a Silver-Palladium Phase in Commercial Spent Nuclear Fuel." Journal of Nuclear Materials 482(2016):229-235.  doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2016.10.029
  • 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. 


  • Buck EC, EJ Mausolf, BK Mcnamara, CZ Soderquist, and JM Schwantes. 2015. "Nanostructure of Metallic Particles in Light Water Reactor Used Nuclear Fuel." Journal of Nuclear Materials 461:236-243.  doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2015.03.001
  • Finn EC, BK McNamara, LR Greenwood, RS Wittman, CZ Soderquist, VT Woods, BA VanDevender, LA Metz, and JI Friese. 2015. "Modeling and production of 240Am by deuteron-induced activation of a 240Pu target ." Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section B, Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms 349:39-44.  doi:10.1016/j.nimb.2015.02.001
  • Palomares RI, KJ Dayman, S Landsberger, SR Biegalski, CZ Soderquist, AJ Casella, MC Brady Raap, and JM Schwantes. 2015. "Measuring the Noble Metal and Iodine Composition of Extracted Noble Metal Phase from Spent Nuclear Fuel Using Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis." Applied Radiation and Isotopes 98:66-70.  doi:10.1016/j.apradiso.2015.01.022
  • Soderquist CZ, and JL Weaver. 2015. Measurement of Actinides in Molybdenum-99 Solution Analytical ProcedurePNNL-24918, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 


  • Gassman PL, JS McCloy, CZ Soderquist, and MJ Schweiger. 2014. "Raman Analysis of Perrhenate and Pertechnetate in Alkali Salts and Borosilicate Glasses." Journal of Raman Spectroscopy 45(1):139-147.  doi:10.1002/jrs.4427
  • McNamara BK, EC Buck, CZ Soderquist, FN Smith, EJ Mausolf, and RD Scheele. 2014. "Separation of metallic residues from the dissolution of a high-burnup BWR fuel using nitrogen trifluoride." Journal of Fluorine Chemistry 162:1-8.  doi:10.1016/j.jfluchem.2014.02.010
  • Soderquist CZ, MJ Schweiger, DS Kim, WW Lukens, and JS Mccloy. 2014. "Redox-Dependent Solubility of Technetium in Low Activity Waste Glass." Journal of Nuclear Materials 449(1-3):173-180.  doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2014.03.008
  • Wittman RS, EC Buck, EJ Mausolf, BK McNamara, FN Smith, and CZ Soderquist. 2014. "Conditions for critical effects in the mass action kinetics equations for water radiolysis." Journal of Physical Chemistry A 118(51):12105-12110.  doi:10.1021/jp509856g
  • Wittman RS, EC Buck, EJ Mausolf, BK McNamara, FN Smith, and CZ Soderquist. 2014. "Conditions for critical effects in the mass action kinetics equations for water radiolysis." The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 118(51):12105-12110.  doi:10.1021/jp509856g


  • Fountain MS, SK Fiskum, DL Baldwin, RC Daniel, SJ Bos, CA Burns, CD Carlson, DS Coffey, CH Delegard, MK Edwards, LR Greenwood, D Neiner, BM Oliver, KN Pool, AJ Schmidt, RW Shimskey, SI Sinkov, LA Snow, CZ Soderquist, CJ Thompson, TLT Trang-Le, and MW Urie. 2013. Characterization Data Package for Containerized Sludge Samples Collected from Engineered Container SCS-CON-210PNNL-20650 Rev. 2, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Johnsen AM, CZ Soderquist, BK McNamara, and DR Fisher. 2013. "A Non-Aqueous Reduction Process for Purifying 153Gd Produced in Natural Europium Targets." Applied Radiation and Isotopes 82:158-165.  doi:10.1016/j.apradiso.2013.07.025


  • Buck EC, AM Casella, FN Skomurski, PJ MacFarlan, CZ Soderquist, RS Wittman, and BK Mcnamara. 2012. Experimental Results for SimFuelsPNNL-21646, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Buck EC, RS Wittman, FN Skomurski, KJ Cantrell, BK McNamara, and CZ Soderquist. 2012. Radiolysis Process ModelPNNL-21554, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Soderquist CZ, BK McNamara, and DR Fisher. 2012. "Production of High-purity Radium-223 from Legacy Actinium-beryllium Neutron Sources." Current Radiopharmaceuticals 5(3):244-252.  doi:10.2174/1874471011205030244


  • Soderquist CZ, AM Johnsen, BK McNamara, BD Hanson, JW Chenault, KJ Carson, and SM Peper. 2011. "Dissolution of Irradiated Commercial UO2 Fuels in Ammonium Carbonate and Hydrogen Peroxide." Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 50(4):1813-1818.  doi:10.1021/ie101386n


  • Cho HM, WA De Jong, and CZ Soderquist. 2010. "Probing the Oxygen Environment in UO22+ by Solid-State O-17 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and Relativistic Density Functional Calculations." Journal of Chemical Physics 132(8):084501.  doi:10.1063/1.3308499
  • Soderquist CZ, and BD Hanson. 2010. "Dissolution of Spent Nuclear Fuel in Carbonate-Peroxide Solution." Journal of Nuclear Materials 396(2-3):159-162.  doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2009.11.001


  • Friese JI, RF Payne, LR Greenwood, CZ Soderquist, and SJ Garofoli. 2009. "Half-life and gamma abundance ratio measurements of Sm-153." Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 282(2):369-372. 


  • Soderquist CZ, BM Oliver, and BK McNamara. 2008. "Dissolution of Uranium Metal Without Hydride Formation or Hydrogen Gas Generation." Journal of Nuclear Materials 378(3):299-304.  doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2008.05.014


  • 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. 


  • Kim DS, CZ Soderquist, JP Icenhower, BP McGrail, RD Scheele, BK McNamara, LM Bagaasen, MJ Schweiger, JV Crum, JD Yeager, J Matyas, LP Darnell, HT Schaef, AT Owen, AE Kozelisky, LA Snow, and MJ Steele. 2005. Tc Reductant Chemistry and Crucible Melting Studies with Simulated Hanford Low-Activity WastePNNL-15131, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • McNamara BK, BD Hanson, EC Buck, and CZ Soderquist. 2005. "Corrosion of Commercial Spent Nuclear Fuel. 2. A Radiochemical Analyses of Metastudtite and Leachates ." Radiochimica Acta 93(3):169-175. 


  • Hanson BD, JI Friese, and CZ Soderquist. 2004. "Initial Results From Dissolution Testing of Spent Fuel Under Acidic Conditions." In Scientific Basis for Nuclear Waste Managment XXVIII. Materials Rsearch Society Symposium Proceedings, vol. 824, pp. 113-118.  Materials Research Society, Warrendale, PA. 
  • McNamara BK, BD Hanson, EC Buck, and CZ Soderquist. 2004. "A radiochemical analyses of metastudtite and leachates from spent fuel." In Scientific Basis for Nuclear Waste Management XXVII. Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, vol. 824, pp. 139-144.  Materials Research Society, Warrendale, PA. 


  • Lumetta GJ, LP Darnell, PA Garza, LR Greenwood, BM Oliver, DE Rinehart, DR Sanders, CZ Soderquist, TLT Trang-Le, MW Urie, and JJ Wagner. 2002. Caustic Leaching of Hanford Tank T-110 SludgePNNL-13956, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 



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