Prof. Dr. Patrick Julian Steinegger

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Head of the research group Heavy Elements (PSI)
Assistant professor of Radiochemistry (ETH Zurich)

Paul Scherrer Institute
Forschungsstrasse 111
5232 Villigen PSI
Switzerland

Since 2021 Assistant professor of radiochemistry, Laboratory of Inorganic Chemisty, Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Since 2019 Group leader Heavy Elements, Laboratory of Radiochemistry, Nuclear Energy and Safety Research Division, Paul Scherrer Institut, Switzerland
2017 - 2019 Staff scientist, Flerov Laboratory of Nuclear Reactions, Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Russia
2016 - 2017 Research fellow of the Swiss National Science Foundation at the Flerov Laboratory of Nuclear Reactions, Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Russia
2011 - 2015 Ph.D. thesis, Heavy Elements group, Laboratory of Radiochemistry and Environmental Chemistry, Paul Scherrer Institut & University of Bern, Switzerland
2006 - 2011 B Sc and M Sc in Chemistry and Molecular Sciences (material sciences and physical chemistry), University of Bern, Switzerland
  • Promotionspreis 2017 der Fachgruppe Nuklearchemie, Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh) / Award for doctoral thesis of the technical group for nuclear chemistry, German Chemical Society, September 2017
  • Eduard-Adolf-Stein-Preis 2016 / Eduard-Adolf-Stein Prize 2016, Faculty of Science, University of Bern, May 2017
  • Early Postdoc.Mobility, Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF), April 1, 2016 to September 30, 2017 (fellowship)
  • Kraus B, Steinegger P, Aksenov NV, Dressler R, Eichler R, Griesmayer E, et al.
    Charge carrier properties of single-crystal CVD diamond up to 473 K
    Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. 2021; 989: 164947 (6 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2020.164947
    DORA PSI
  • Khuyagbaatar J, Yakushev A, Düllmann CE, Ackermann D, Andersson L-L, Asai M, et al.
    Search for elements 119 and 120
    Physical Review C: Nuclear Physics. 2020; 102(6): 064602 (9 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevC.102.064602
    DORA PSI
  • Steinegger P, Eichler R
    Radiochemical research with transactinide elements in Switzerland
    Chimia. 2020; 74(12): 924-931. https://doi.org/10.2533/chimia.2020.924
    DORA PSI
  • Khuyagbaatar J, Yakushev A, Düllmann CE, Ackermann D, Andersson L-L, Asai M, et al.
    Fusion reaction 48Ca+249Bk leading to formation of the element Ts (Z=117)
    Physical Review C: Nuclear Physics. 2019; 99(5): 054306 (16 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevC.99.054306
    DORA PSI
  • Aksenov NV, Steinegger P, Abdullin FS, Albin YV, Bozhikov GA, Chepigin VI, et al.
    On the volatility of nihonium (Nh, Z = 113)
    European Physical Journal A: Hadrons and Nuclei. 2017; 53(7): 158 (5 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1140/epja/i2017-12348-8
    DORA PSI
  • Chiera NM, Aksenov NV, Albin YV, Bozhikov GA, Chepigin VI, Dmitriev SN, et al.
    Interaction of elemental mercury with selenium surfaces: model experiments for investigations of superheavy elements copernicium and flerovium
    Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry. 2017; 311(1): 99-108. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10967-016-5018-8
    DORA PSI
  • Steinegger P, Dressler R, Eichler R, Piguet D, Streuli S, Türler A
    Diamond detectors for high-temperature transactinide chemistry experiments
    Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. 2017; 850: 61-67. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2016.12.014
    DORA PSI
  • Eichler R, Asai M, Brand H, Chiera NM, Di Nitto A, Dressler R, et al.
    Complex chemistry with complex compounds
    In: Rudolph D, ed. Nobel symposium NS 160 - chemistry and physics of heavy and superheavy elements. Vol. 131. EPJ web of conferences. sine loco: EDP Sciences; 2016:07005 (7 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1051/epjconf/201613107005
    DORA PSI
  • Steinegger P, Asai M, Dressler R, Eichler R, Kaneya Y, Mitsukai A, et al.
    Vacuum chromatography of Tl on SiO2 at the single-atom level
    Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 2016; 120(13): 7122-7132. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b12033
    DORA PSI
  • Usoltsev I, Eichler R, Wang Y, Even J, Yakushev A, Haba H, et al.
    Decomposition studies of group 6 hexacarbonyl complexes. Part 1: production and decomposition of Mo(CO)6 and W(CO)6
    Radiochimica Acta. 2016; 104(3): 141-151. https://doi.org/10.1515/ract-2015-2445
    DORA PSI
  • Chiera NM, Aksenov NV, Albin YV, Bozhikov GA, Chepigin VI, Dmitriev SN, et al.
    Towards selenides of the SHE copernicium and flerovium - unexpected Cn-Se bond observation
    Presented at: 5th international conference on the chemistry and physics of the transactinide elements (TAN 15); May 25-29, 2015; Fukushima, Japan.
    DORA PSI
  • Weiß C, Chiaveri E, Girod S, Vlachoudis V, Aberle O, Barros S, et al.
    The new vertical neutron beam line at the CERN n-TOF facility design and outlook on the performance
    Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. 2015; 799: 90-98. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2015.07.027
    DORA PSI
  • Khuyagbaatar J, Yakushev A, Düllmann CE, Ackermann D, Andersson L-L, Asai M, et al.
    48Ca + 249Bk fusion reaction leading to element Z = 117: long-lived α-decaying 270Db and discovery of 266Lr
    Physical Review Letters. 2014; 112(17): 172501 (5 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.112.172501
    DORA PSI
  • Barbagallo M, Guerrero C, Tsinganis A, Tarrío D, Altstadt S, Andriamonje S, et al.
    High-accuracy determination of the neutron flux at n_TOF
    European Physical Journal A: Hadrons and Nuclei. 2013; 49(12): 156 (11 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1140/epja/i2013-13156-x
    DORA PSI
  • Guerrero C, Tsinganis A, Berthoumieux E, Barbagallo M, Belloni F, Gunsing F, et al.
    Performance of the neutron time-of-flight facility n_TOF at CERN
    European Physical Journal A: Hadrons and Nuclei. 2013; 49(2): 27 (15 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1140/epja/i2013-13027-6
    DORA PSI