Colloid Formation and Migration - References

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DARBHA, G. K., SCHAEFER, T., HEBERLING, F., LUETTGE, A. & FISCHER, C. (2010): Retention of latex colloids on calcite as a function of surface roughness and topograpy. Langmuir, 26, (7), 4743-4752.

DARBHA, G. K., FISCHER, C., LUETZENKIRCHEN, J. & SCHAEFER, T. (2012): Site-specific retention of colloids on rough rock surfaces. Environ. Sci. Technol., 46, (17), 9378-9387.

DARBHA, G. K., FISCHER, C., MICHLER, A., LUETZENKIRCHEN, J., SCHAEFER, T., HEBERLING, F. & SCHILD, D (2012): Deposition of latex colloids on rough mineral surfaces: An Analogue Study Using Nanopatterned Surfaces. Langmuir, 28, (16), 6606-6617.

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DEGUELDRE, C., GRAUER, R., LAUBE, A., OESS, A. & SILBY, H. (1996): Colloid properties in granitic groundwater systems. II: Stability and transport study. Applied Geochemistry, 11, 697-710.

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FLUEGGE, J., KUENTZEI, M., SCHAEFER, T., GAUS, I. & NOSECK, U. (2010): Modeling colloid-bound radionuclide transport at the Grimsel Test Site. International Groundwater Symposium by IAHR, Valencia, Spain, Septermber 22-24, 2010.

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HAUSER, W., GECKEIS, H., KIM J. I. & FIERZ T. (2002) A mobile laser-induced breakdown detection system and its application for the in situ-monitoring of colloid migration, Colloids Surf. A, 203, 37-45.

HUBER, F., ENZMANN, F., WENKA, A., BOUBY, M., DENTZ, M. & SCHAEFER, T. (2012): Natural micro-scale heterogeneity induced solute and nanoparticle retardation in fractured crystalline rock. J. Contam. Hydrol. 133, 40-52.

HUBER, F., KUNZE, P., GECKEIS, H. & SCHAEFER, T. (2011): Sorption reversibility kinetics in the ternary system radionuclide-bentonite colloids/nanoparticles-granite fracture filling material. Appl. Geochem. 26, (12), 2226-2237.

HUBER, F. & SCHILD, D. (2012): U(VI) removal kinetics in the presence of synthetic magnetite nanoparticles. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta., 96, (0), 154-173.

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MISSANA, T., GARCIA-GUTIERREZ, M. & ALONSO, U. (2002): Kinetics and irreversibility of Caesium and Uranium sorption onto bentonite colloids. REIMS conference 2002.

MISSANA, T., ALONSO, U. & TURRERO, M. J. (2003): Generation and stability of bentonite colloids at the bentonite / granite interface of a deep geological radioactive waste repository. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 61, 17-31.

MISSANA, T., GARCIA-GUTIERREZ, M. & ALONSO, M. (2004): Kinetics and irreversibility of ceasium and uranium sorption onto bentonite colloids in a deep granitic environment. Applied Clay Science, 26 (1-4), 137-150.

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Colloid Formation and Migration Experiment

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