Dr. Maria do Sameiro Marques Fernandes

Scientist / Group Leader

Paul Scherrer Institute
Forschungsstrasse 111
5232 Villigen PSI
Switzerland




  • Stockmann M, Fritsch K, Bok F, Fernandes MM, Baeyens B, Steudtner R, et al.
    New insights into U(VI) sorption onto montmorillonite from batch sorption and spectroscopic studies at increased ionic strength
    Science of the Total Environment. 2022; 806: 150653 (13 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.150653
    DORA PSI
  • Dähn R, Baeyens B, Fernandes MM
    Zn uptake by illite and argillaceous rocks
    Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 2021; 312: 180-193. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2021.07.001
    DORA PSI
  • Klinkenberg M, Brandt F, Baeyens B, Bosbach D, Fernandes MM
    Adsorption of barium and radium on montmorillonite: a comparative experimental and modelling study
    Applied Geochemistry. 2021; 135: 105117 (11 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apgeochem.2021.105117
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  • Churakov SV, Hummel W, Marques Fernandes M
    Fundamental research on radiochemistry of geological nuclear waste disposal
    Chimia. 2020; 74(12): 1000-1009. https://doi.org/10.2533/CHIMIA.2020.1000
    DORA PSI
  • Kéri A, Dähn R, Marques Fernandes M, Scheinost AC, Krack M, Churakov SV
    Iron adsorption on clays inferred from atomistic simulations and X-ray absorption spectroscopy
    Environmental Science and Technology. 2020; 54(19): 11886-11893. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.9b07962
    DORA PSI
  • Wick S, Baeyens B, Marques Fernandes M, Göttlicher J, Fischer M, Pfenninger N, et al.
    Thallium sorption and speciation in soils: role of micaceous clay minerals and manganese oxides
    Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 2020; 288: 83-100. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2020.07.037
    DORA PSI
  • Marques Fernandes M, Baeyens B
    Cation exchange and surface complexation of lead on montmorillonite and illite including competitive adsorption effects
    Applied Geochemistry. 2019; 100: 190-202. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apgeochem.2018.11.005
    DORA PSI
  • Baeyens B, Marques Fernandes M
    Adsorption of heavy metals including radionuclides
    In: Schoonheydt R, Johnston CT, Bergaya F, eds. Surface and interface chemistry of clay minerals. Developments in clay science. Amsterdam: Elsevier; 2018:125-172. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-102432-4.00005-6
    DORA PSI
  • Endrizzi F, Gaona X, Marques Fernandes M, Baeyens B, Altmaier M
    Solubility and hydrolysis of U(VI) in 0.5 mol/kg NaCl solutions at T = 22 and 80 °C
    The Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics. 2018; 120: 45-53. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jct.2018.01.006
    DORA PSI
  • Montoya V, Baeyens B, Glaus MA, Kupcik T, Marques Fernandes M, Van Laer L, et al.
    Sorption of Sr, Co and Zn on illite: batch experiments and modelling including Co in-diffusion measurements on compacted samples
    Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 2018; 223: 1-20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2017.11.027
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  • Wick S, Baeyens B, Marques Fernandes M, Voegelin A
    Thallium adsorption onto illite
    Environmental Science and Technology. 2018; 52(2): 571-580. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.7b04485
    DORA PSI
  • Bradbury MH, Marques Fernandes M, Baeyens B
    Estimates of the influence of radionuclide solubility limits and sorption competition on the sorption values in the SDBs of MX-80 bentonite and Opalinus Clay
    Villigen PSI, Switzerland: Paul Scherrer Institut; 2017. PSI Bericht: 17-04.
    DORA PSI
  • Bradbury MH, Marques Fernandes M, Baeyens B
    Estimates of the influence of radionuclide solubility limits and sorption competition on the sorption values in the SDBs of MX-80 bentonite and Opalinus Clay
    Wettingen: National Cooperative for the Disposal of Radioactive Waste (Nagra); 2017. Nagra: technical report: 17-11.
    DORA PSI
  • Fernandes MM, Scheinost AC, Baeyens B
    Sorption of trivalent lanthanides and actinides onto montmorillonite: macroscopic, thermodynamic and structural evidence for ternary hydroxo and carbonato surface complexes on multiple sorption sites
    Water Research. 2016; 99: 74-82. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2016.04.046
    DORA PSI
  • Breitner D, Osán J, Fábián M, Zagyvai P, Szabó C, Dähn R, et al.
    Characteristics of uranium uptake of Boda Claystone Formation as the candidate host rock of high level radioactive waste repository in Hungary
    Environmental Earth Sciences. 2015; 73(1): 209-219. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12665-014-3413-4
    DORA PSI
  • Marques Fernandes M, Vér N, Baeyens B
    Predicting the uptake of Cs, Co, Ni, Eu, Th and U on argillaceous rocks using sorption models for illite
    Applied Geochemistry. 2015; 59: 189-199. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apgeochem.2015.05.006
    DORA PSI
  • Baeyens B, Marques Fernandes M, Bradbury MH
    Comparison between host rock and bentonite sorption measurements and predictions using the SDB approach applied in the provisional safety analyses for SGT-E2
    Wettingen: National Cooperative for the Disposal of Radioactive Waste (Nagra); 2014. Nagra: technical report: 12-05.
    DORA PSI
  • Baeyens B, Thoenen T, Bradbury MH, Marques Fernandes M
    Sorption data bases for argillaceous rocks and bentonite for the provisional safety analyses for SGT-E2
    Wettingen: National Cooperative for the Disposal of Radioactive Waste (Nagra); 2014. Nagra: technical report: 12-04.
    DORA PSI
  • Soltermann D, Marques Fernandes M, Baeyens B, Miehé-Brendlé J, Dähn R
    Competitive Fe(II)-Zn(II) uptake on a synthetic montmorillonite
    Environmental Science and Technology. 2014; 48(1): 190-198. https://doi.org/10.1021/es402783r
    DORA PSI
  • Soltermann D, Marques Fernandes M, Baeyens B, Dähn R, Joshi PA, Scheinost AC, et al.
    Fe(II) uptake on natural montmorillonites. I. Macroscopic and spectroscopic characterization
    Environmental Science and Technology. 2014; 48(15): 8688-8697. https://doi.org/10.1021/es501887q
    DORA PSI
  • Soltermann D, Baeyens B, Bradbury MH, Fernandes MM
    Fe(II) uptake on natural montmorillonites. II. Surface complexation modeling
    Environmental Science and Technology. 2014; 48(15): 8698-8705. https://doi.org/10.1021/es501902f
    DORA PSI
  • Soltermann D, Marques Fernandes M, Baeyens B, Dähn R, Miehé-Brendlé J, Wehrli B, et al.
    Fe(II) sorption on a synthetic montmorillonite. A combined macroscopic and spectroscopic study
    Environmental Science and Technology. 2013; 47(13): 6978-6986. https://doi.org/10.1021/es304270c
    DORA PSI
  • Gorski CA, Aeschbacher M, Soltermann D, Voegelin A, Baeyens B, Marques Fernandes M, et al.
    Redox properties of structural Fe in clay minerals. 1. Electrochemical quantification of electron-donating and -accepting capacities of smectites
    Environmental Science and Technology. 2012; 46(17): 9360-9368. https://doi.org/10.1021/es3020138
    DORA PSI
  • Marques Fernandes M, Baeyens B, Dähn R, Scheinost AC, Bradbury MH
    U(VI) sorption on montmorillonite in the absence and presence of carbonate: a macroscopic and microscopic study
    Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 2012; 93: 262-277. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2012.04.017
    DORA PSI
  • Marques Fernandes M, Stumpf T, Baeyens B, Walther C, Bradbury MH
    Spectroscopic identification of ternary Cm - carbonate surface complexes
    Environmental Science and Technology. 2010; 44(3): 921-927. https://doi.org/10.1021/es902175w
    DORA PSI
  • Fernandes MM, Stumpf T, Rabung T, Bosbach D, Fanghänel T
    Incorporation of trivalent actinides into calcite: A time resolved laser fluorescence spectroscopy (TRLFS) study
    Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 2008; 72(2): 464-474. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2007.10.015
    DORA PSI
  • Marques Fernandes M, Schmidt M, Stumpf T, Walther C, Bosbach D, Klenze R, et al.
    Site-selective time-resolved laser fluorescence spectroscopy of Eu3+ in calcite
    Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. 2008; 321(2): 323-331. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcis.2008.01.017
    DORA PSI
  • Marques Fernandes M, Baeyens B, Bradbury MH
    The influence of carbonate complexation on lanthanide/actinide sorption on montmorillonite
    Radiochimica Acta. 2008; 96(9-11): 691-697. https://doi.org/10.1524/ract.2008.1555
    DORA PSI
  • Schmidt M, Stumpf T, Fernandes MM, Walther C, Fanghänel T
    Charge compensation in solid solutions
    Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 2008; 47(31): 5846-5850. https://doi.org/10.1002/anie.200705827
    DORA PSI
  • Schmidt M, Stumpf T, Marques Fernandes M, Walther C, Fanghänel T
    Ladungsausgleich in festen Lösungen
    Angewandte Chemie. 2008; 120(31): 5930-5934. https://doi.org/10.1002/ange.200705827
    DORA PSI
  • Stumpf T, Marques Fernandes M, Walther C, Dardenne K, Fanghänel T
    Structural characterization of Am incorporated into calcite: A TRLFS and EXAFS study
    Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. 2006; 302(1): 240-245. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcis.2006.06.010
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