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Department of Chemistry Wall Research Group


(Visiting scientist&, Research Assistant@, Graduate Student#, Undergraduate Student $)

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

Evaluation of Vanadium(IV) as a Non-Radioactive Surrogate for Technetium(IV) by Comparison of Stability Constants for Amino-Carboxylate Ligand Complexation. Trevor Omoto#, Nathalie Wall*. The Journal of Solution Chemistry.  Accepted (2017).

Analysis of organic and high dissolved salt solutions with minimal sample preparation using Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectrometry. Kevin John Swearingen#, Trevor Omoto#, Nathalie Wall*. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry.  32(7).1231-1436 (2017)
DOI: 10.1039/C7JA00032D

New Rotating Disk Hematite Film Electrode for Riboflavin Detection. Gribat L. C.#; Beyenal, H.; Wall N.A. * Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry. 798, 42–50 (2017).
DOI: 10.1016/j.jelechem.2017.05.008

Stability Constant Determinations for Technetium (IV) Complexation with Selected Amino Carboxylate Ligands in High Nitrate Solutions. Trevor Omoto# and Nathalie A. Wall*. Radiochimica Acta. Accepted (2017).
DOI: 10.1016/j.jelechem.2017.05.008

Various effects of magnetite on ISG glass dissolution: implication for the long-term durability of nuclear glasses. Lindsey Neill#, Stéphane Gin, Thomas Ducasse, Trilce De Echave, Patrick Jollivet, Nathalie A. Wall*. Nature Communications – Materials Degradation. Open (2017).
DOI: 10.1038/s41529-017-0001-6

The Use of Positrons to Survey Alteration Layers on Synthetic Nuclear Waste Glasses. Joelle T. Reiser#, John S. McCloy, Marc H. Weber, Benjamin P. Parruzot, Joe V. Ryan, Nathalie A. Wall*. The Journal of Nuclear Materials. 490, 75-84 (2017).
DOI: 10.1016/j.jnucmat.2017.03.007

Chemical Trends in Solid Alkali Pertechnetates. Jamie Weaver#, Chuck Soderquist, Nancy Washton, Andrew Lipton, Paul Gassman, Mikhail Feygenson, Wayne Lukens, Albert A. Kruger, Nathalie Wall*, and John S. McCloy*. Inorganic Chemistry.   56, 2533-2544 (2017).
DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.6b02694

Hafnium(IV) complexation with oxalate at variable temperatures. Mitchell T. Friend# and Nathalie A. Wall*. Radiochimica Acta. 105(5), 379-388 (2017).
DOI: 10.1515/ract-2016-2686

The Controversial Role of Inter-diffusion in Glass Alteration: Implications for Current Long-Term Modeling. S. Gin, L. Neill#, M. Fournier, P. Frugier, A. Abdelouas, B. Parruzot, J. Neeway, N. Wall. Chemical Geology, 440, 115-123. (2016)

Batch comparisons of Sr and Ba retention and capacities on AnaLig® Sr-01 and Eichrom Sr resins.  Kevin Swearingen and Nathalie A. Wall. Solvent Extraction and Ion Exchange. Solvent Extraction and Ion Exchange, 34(4), 355-361 (2016)
DOI: 10.1080/07366299.2016.1187528

Europium, Uranyl, and Thorium- Phenanthroline Amide Complexes in Acetonitrile Solution: An ESI-MS and DFT Combined Investigation. Cheng-Liang Xiao, Cong-Zhi Wang, Yu-Liang Zhao, Nathalie A. Wall, Zhi-Fang Chai, and Wei-Qun Shi*. Dalton Transactions. 44(32), 14376-14387 (2015).
DOI: 10.1039/c5dt01766a

Rh(III) Extraction by Phosphinic Acids from Nitrate Media.  Alex C. Samuels#, Emily M. Victor$, Nathalie Wall, Aurora E. Clark.  Solvent Extraction and Ion Exchange.  33(4), 418-428 (2015)
DOI: 10.1080/07366299.2015.1005535

Size fractionated complexation of Tc(IV) with soil humic acids at varying solution conditions: correlations and observations from zeta potential, dynamic light scattering, ATR-IR, and NMR.  Boggs M.A.#, Nulle S.E.$, Wall N.A. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry. 303(1) 541-549 (2015)
DOI: 10.1007/s10967-014-3325-5

Integrated Computational and Experimental Protocol for Understanding Rh(III) Speciation in Hydrochloric and Nitric Acid Solutions.  Samuels A.#, Boele C.#, Bennett K.#, Clark S.B., Wall N.A, Clark A.E. Inorganic Chemistry. 53(23), 12315-12322 (2014).
DOI: 10.1021/ic501408r

Adsorption of 99Tc(VII) onto hydrotalcite and calcined hydrotalcite under basic conditions: influence of humic acids and anions.  Nathalie A. Wall and Yoshitaka Minai&. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry. 301(1), 221-225 (2014)
DOI: 10.1007/s10967-014-3112-3

Interactions of Tc(IV) with citrate in NaCl media.  Nathalie A. Wall, Nelum Karunathilake#,and Wenming Dong.  Radiochimica Acta.  101(2), 111-116  (2013). DOI 10.1524/ract.2013.2001

Complexation of Tc(IV) with EDTA at varying ionic strength of NaCl.  Boggs M.A.#, Islam M.@, Dong W., and Wall N.A.  Radiochimica Acta.  101(1), 13-18 (2013)

The surface structure of α-uranophane and its interaction with Eu(III) – An integrated computational and fluorescence spectroscopy study.  Jadwiga Kuta#, Zheming Wang, Katy Wisuri$, Matthew C.F. Wander@, Nathalie A. Wall, and Aurora Clark.  Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta.  103, 184-196 (2013)
DOI 10.1016/j.gca.2012.10.056

The novel analysis of uranyl compounds by electrospray-ion mobility-mass spectrometry.  Crawford C.L.#, Fugate G.A., Cable-Dunlap P.R., Wall, N.A., Siems W.F., Hill H.H. International Journal of Mass Spectrometry.  333, 21-26 (2013)
DOI 10.1016/j.ijms.2012.08.004

Rapid Separation of IV/VII Technetium Oxidation States by Iodonitrotetrazolium Chloride by Solvent Extraction.  Boggs M.A.#, Gribat L.C.#, Boele C.A.#, Wall N.A.  Journal of Radioanalytical and Radiochemistry 293(3), 843-846  (2012)
DOI 10.1007/s10967-012-1744-8

Trends in Ln(III) Sorption to Quartz Assessed by Molecular Dynamics Simulations and Laser Induced Fluorescence Studies.  Jadwiga Kuta@, Matthew C. F. Wander@, Zheming Wang, Siduo Jian, Nathalie A. Wall, Aurora E. Clark.  Journal of Physical Chemistry C 115 (43), 21120-21127 (2011)
DOI 10.1021/jp204633g

Dissolution of Technetium(IV) Oxide by Natural and Synthetic Organic Ligands under both Reducing and Oxidizing Conditions.  Baohua Gu, Wenming Dong@, Liyuan Liang@, and Nathalie A. Wall.  Environmental Science & Technology.  45(11), 4771–4777 (2011)
DOI 10.1021/es200110y

Interactions of Tc(IV) with Humic Substances.  Mark Boggs#, Travis Minton$, Wenming Dong@, Samuel Lomasney$, Mohammed Islam@, Baohua Gu, and Nathalie A. Wall.  Environmental Science and Technology. 45(7), 2718-2724 (2011)
DOI 10.1021/es103390z

Complexation of Tc(IV) with acetate at varying ionic strengths.  Mark Boggs#, Wenming Dong@, Baohua Gu, and Nathalie A. Wall.  Radiochimica Acta. 98, 583-587 (2010).
DOI 10.1524/ract.2010.1757

Synthesis and characterization of 1:1 layered uranyl silicate mineral phases.  Nathalie A. Wall, Sue B. Clark, and Jeanne McHale.  Chemical Geology.  274, 149-157 (2010).
DOI 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2010.03.021

Sustainability of humic acids in the presence of magnesium oxide.  Nathalie A. Wall and Sara A. Mathews$Applied Geochemistry 20(9), 1704-1713.  (2005).
DOI 10.1016/j.apgeochem.2005.04.004

Humic acids coagulation: influence of divalent cations.  Nathalie A. Wall and Gregory R. Choppin.  Applied Geochemistry, 18, 1573-1582 (2003).
DOI 10.1016/S0883-2927(03)00046-5

Complexation of americium with humic, fulvic and citric acids at high ionic strength.  N.A. Wall, M. Borkowski, J-F. Chen, G.R. Choppin.  Radiochimica Acta 90, 563-568 (2002).
DOI 10.1524/ract.2002.90.9-11_2002.563

Comparison of two models for metal-humic interactions. G.R. Choppin and N. Labonne-Wall.  Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 221 (1-2), 67-71 (1997).
DOI 10.1007/BF02035244

Retention properties of humic substances onto a mineral oxide: consequences for the sorption of cations.  N. Labonne-Wall, V. Moulin and J-P. Vilarem.  Radiochimica Acta 79, 37-49 (1997).
DOI 10.1524/ract.1997.79.1.37

Book Chapters

Solubility and Speciation Modeling of Actinides in the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant.  Donald E. Wall, Nathalie A. Wall, and Laurence H. Brush.  In “Separations for the Nuclear Fuel Cycle in the 21st Century”, 313-334. Ed. Lumetta et al.  American Chemical Society, Washington, DC (2006).

Interaction of actinides with humic and fulvic acids at high ionic strengths. N. Labonne-Wall, G.R. Choppin, C. Lopez and J-M. Monsallier.  In “Actinides Speciation in high ionic strength media”, 199‑211. Ed. Reed et al. Kluwer Academic / Plenum Publishers, New York (1999).

Conference Proceedings

Wet Chemical and UV-Vis Spectrometric Iron Speciation in Low and Intermediate Level Nuclear Waste Glasses. Jamie L. Weaver#, Nathalie A. Wall, John S. McCloy. MRS Proceedings – 1744(Scientific Basis for Nuclear Waste Management XXXVIII), 1-8 (2015)

A Sampling Method for Semi-Quantitative and Quantitative Electron Microprobe Analysis of Glass Surfaces. Jamie L. Weaver#, Joelle Reiser#, Owen K. Neill, John S. McCloy, Nathalie A. Wall. MRS Proceedings 1744(Scientific Basis for Nuclear Waste Management XXXVIII), 1-6 (2015)

Glass corrosion in the presence of iron-bearing materials and potential corrosion suppressors. Joelle Reiser#, Lindsey Neill#, Benjamin Parruzot@, Jamie Weaver#, Christopher Musa$, James Neeway, Joseph Ryan, Nikolla Qafoku, Stéphane Gin, Nathalie A. Wall.  MRS Proceedings  1744(Scientific Basis for Nuclear Waste Management XXXVIII), 1-6. (2015)

Radiochemistry Education at Washington State University: Sustaining Academic Radiochemistry for the Nation. S. B. Clark, K. Nash, P. Benny, A. Clark, N. Wall, D. Wall, and C. S. Yoo.  American Institute of Physics.  8th International Conference on Methods and Applications of Radioanalytical Chemistry: MARC-VIII.  1164, 22-29 (2009).

Quality assurance application in nuclear repository research.  Nathalie A. Wall, Laurence H. Brush and Jonathan G. Miller.  GLOBAL 2001 – Proceedings – Paris – France, September 9/13, 2001 (2001).

Interactions of natural organic substances with radionuclides.  V. Moulin, C. Moulin, G.R. Choppin and N. Labonne.  Proceedings of an AEA/NEA workshop on binding models concerning natural organic substances in performance assessment (Bad Zurzach, Switzerland. Sept. 1994) OECD Documents / Safety Assessment of Radioactive Repositories, 223-232 (1995).

Actinides sorption onto silica in the presence of humic substances: proposal of retention mechanisms.  N. Labonne, V. Moulin and D. Stammose. Material Research Society Proceedings 257, 307-314 (1992).


High yield fission product separations and quantification for nuclear forensics applications.  Kevin Swearingen.  PhD. Dissertation. Washington State University, Pullman (2017).
N. Wall was the student advisor.

Influence of near-field materials on the durability of nuclear waste glass.  Lindsey Neill.   PhD. Dissertation. Washington State University, Pullman (2017).
N. Wall was the student advisor.

Technetium(IV) complexation chemistry with Polyamino polycarboxylate ligands. Trevor Omoto. PhD. Dissertation. Washington State University, Pullman (2017).
N. Wall was the student advisor.

Localized chemistry of 99Tc in simulated low activity waste glass.  Jamie Lynn Weaver.  Ph.D. Dissertation. Washington State University, Pullman (2016).
N. Wall was the student advisor.

Speciation, separation, and solvent extraction of rhodium.  Cherilynn A. Boelé. M.S. Washington State University, Pullman (2014).
N. Wall was the student advisor.

Investigating the speciation and extraction of commercially important metals from spent nuclear fuel raffinates: an integrated computational and experimental approach. Alex C. Samuels. Ph.D. Dissertation. Washington State University, Pullman (2014).
N. Wall was the student advisor.

Tc(IV) complexation with organic ligands. Mark Boggs. Ph.D. Dissertation. Washington State University, Pullman (2012).
N. Wall was the student advisor.

Rôle des matières organiques sur les phénomènes de rétention des actinides sur la silice (Role of organic materials on actinides retention characteristics on silica).  N. Labonne.  Ph.D. Dissertation.  University of Paris XI, France (1993).  Also referenced by US-DOE as: Part of organic matter in actinides retention phenomena on silica; Role des matieres organiques dans les phenomenes de retention des actinides sur la silice.  N. Labonne. Report No.: FRCEA-TH-400; DE94632845 (Nov 1993).
N. Wall Doctorate Dissertation

Retention de l’américium sur les colloïdes de silice (Americium sorption on silica colloids). N. Labonne.  “Diplôme d’Etudes Approfondies” (Master) thesis.  University of Paris XI (Orsay, France) (1990).
N. Wall Master Thesis