(peer reviewed)

BAUR, S., BRIX, K., FEUERSTEIN, A., JANKA, O., & KAUTENBURGER, R. (2022) Retention of waste cocktail elements onto characterised calcium silicate hydrate (C–S–H) phases: A kinetic study under highly saline and hyperalkaline conditions. Applied Geochemistry, 105319.

KAUTENBURGER, R., BRIX, K., BAUR, S., & SANDER, J. M. (2022) Development of mini column experiments (MCE) by coupling microliter flow HPLC with ICP-MS for the analysis of metal retention under conditions close to nature. Talanta Open, 5, 100111.

SIEMS K, MÜLLER DW, MAERTENS L, AHMED A, VAN HOUDT R, MANCINELLI RL, BAUR S, BRIX K, KAUTENBURGER R, CAPLIN N, KRAUSE J, DEMETS R, VUKICH M, TORTORA A, ROESCH C, HOLLAND G, LAUE M, MÜCKLICH F and MOELLER R (2022) Testing Laser-Structured Antimicrobial Surfaces Under Space Conditions: The Design of the ISS Experiment BIOFILMS. Front. Space Technol. 2, 773244.

BRIX, K., BAUR, S., HABEN, A., KAUTENBURGER, R. (2021) Building the bridge between U(VI) and Ca-bentonite – Influence of concentration, ionic strength, pH, clay composition and competing ions. Chemosphere, 131445.

MEYER, A.M., FÜNFROCKEN, E., KAUTENBURGER, R., CAIRAULT, A., & BECK, H. P. (2021) Detecting pollutant sources and pathways: High-frequency automated online monitoring in a small rural French/German transborder catchment. Journal of Environmental Management 290, 112619.

FISCHER, T., TSCHERNIG, T., DREWS, F., BRIX, K., MEIER, C., SIMON, M., KAUTENBURGER, R., SCHNEIDER, M. (2021) SiRNA delivery to alveolar macrophages using aspherical, nanostructured microparticles as gene delivery system. European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics 158, 284-293.

MÜLLER, D.W., LÖSSLEIN, S., TERRIAC, E., BRIX, K., SIEMS, K., MOELLER, R., KAUTENBURGER, R., MÜCKLICH, F. (2021) Antimicrobial Copper Surfaces: Increasing Antibacterial Efficiency of Cu Surfaces by targeted Surface Functionalization via Ultrashort Pulsed Direct Laser Interference Patterning. Advanced Materials Interfaces 8 (5), (2021) 2170027.

MÜLLER, D.W., LÖßLEIN, S., TERRIAC, E., BRIX, K., SIEMS, K., MOELLER, R., KAUTENBURGER, R., MÜCKLICH, F. (2021) Increasing Antibacterial Efficiency of Cu Surfaces by targeted Surface Functionalization via Ultrashort Pulsed Direct Laser Interference Patterning (USP-DLIP). Advanced Materials Interfaces 8 (5), 2001656.

HARFOUSH, S.A., HANNIG, M., LE, D.D., HECK, S., LEITNER, M., OMLOR, A.J., TAVERNARO, I., KRAEGELOH, A., KAUTENBURGER, R., KICKELBICK, G., BEILHACK, A., BISCHOFF, M., NGUYEN, J., SESTER, M., BALS, R., DINH, Q.T. (2020) High-dose intranasal application of titanium dioxide nanoparticles induces the systemic uptakes and allergic airway inflammation in asthmatic mice. Respiratory Research 21, 168.

BOULARD, L., KAUTENBURGER, R. (2020) Short-term elemental release from Portland cement concrete by hypersaline leaching conditions. Advances in Cement Research, 32 (4), 148-157.

BRIX, K., HEIN, C., HABEN, A., KAUTENBURGER, R. (2019) Adsorption of caesium on raw Ca-bentonite in high saline solutions: Influence of concentration, mineral composition, other radionuclides and modelling. Applied Clay Science, 182, 105275.

KAUTENBURGER, R, BRIX, K., HEIN, C. (2019) Insights into the retention behaviour of europium(III) and uranium(VI) onto Opalinus Clay influenced by pore water composition, temperature, pH and organic compounds. Applied Geochemistry, 109, 104404.

MEYER, A.M., KLEIN, C., FÜNFROCKEN, E., KAUTENBURGER, R., BECK, H.P. (2018) Real-time monitoring of water quality to identify pollution pathways in small and middle scale rivers. Science of The Total Environment 651 (2), 2323-2333.

SARKAR, A., DJENADIC, R., WANG, D., HEIN, C., KAUTENBURGER, R., CLEMENS, O., HAHN, H. (2018) Rare earth and transition metal based entropy stabilised perovskite type oxides. Journal of the European Ceramic Society 38, 2318-2327.

BRIX, K., HEIN, C., SANDER, J.M., KAUTENBURGER, R. (2017) Simultaneous quantification of iodine and high valent metals via ICP-MS under acidic conditions in complex matrices. Talanta 167, 532-536.

KAUTENBURGER, R., SANDER, J.M., HEIN, C. (2017) Europium (III) and Uranium (VI) complexation by natural organic matter (NOM): effect of source. Electrophoresis 38, 930-937.

HAHN, R., HEIN, C., SANDER, J.M., KAUTENBURGER, R. (2017) Complexation of europium and uranium with natural organic matter (NOM) in highly saline water matrices analysed by ultrafiltration and inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS). Applied Geochemistry, 78, 241-249.

HEIN, C., SANDER, J.M., KAUTENBURGER, R. (2017) New Approach of a transient ICP-MS measurement method for samples with high salinity. Talanta, 164, 477-482.

OMLOR A. J., LE D.D., SCHLICKER J., HANNIG M., EWEN R., HECK S., HERR C., KRAEGELOH A., HEIN C., KAUTENBURGER R., KICKELBICK G., BALS R., NGUYEN J., DINH Q.T. (2016) Local Effects on Airway Inflammation and Systemic Uptake of 5 nm PEGylated and Citrated Gold Nanoparticles in Asthmatic Mice. Small, 1603070.

KOHLMANN, H., HEIN, C., KAUTENBURGER, R., HANSEN, T.C., RITTER, C., DOYLE, S. (2016) Crystal structure of monoclinic samarium and cubic europium sesquioxides and bound coherent neutron scattering lengths of the isotopes 154Sm and 153Eu. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie-Crystalline Materials 231 (9), 517-523.

HAHN, R., KUNKEL, N., HEIN, C., KAUTENBURGER, R., KOHLMANN, H. (2015) Recovery rate and homogeneity of doping europium into luminescent metal hydrides by chemical analysis. RSC Advances 5, 9722-9726.

HEIN, C., SANDER, J.M., KAUTENBURGER, R. (2014) Speciation via Hyphenation - Metal Speciation in Geological and Environmental Samples by CE-ICP-MS. Journal of Analytical & Bioanalytical Techniques 5, 225.

HANS, M., TÁMARA, J.C., MATHEWS, S., BAX, B., HEGETSCHWEILER, A., KAUTENBURGER, R., SOLIOZ, M., MÜCKLICH, F. (2014) Laser cladding of stainless steel with a copper–silver alloy to generate surfaces of high antimicrobial activity. Applied Surface Science 320, 195-199.

KAUTENBURGER, R. (2014) A new timescale dimension for migration experiments in clay: proof of principle for the application of miniaturized clay column experiments (MCCE). Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 300, 255-262.

KAUTENBURGER, R., HEIN, C., SANDER, J.M., BECK, H.P. (2014) Influence of metal loading and humic acid functional groups on the complexation behavior of trivalent lanthanides analyzed by CE‑ICP-MS. Analytica Chimica Acta 816, 50-59.

MÖSER, C., BECK H.P., KAUTENBURGER, R. (2012) Complexation of Europium and Uranium by Humic Acids Analysed by Capillary Electrophoresis - Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry. Electrophoresis 33, 1482-1487.

KAUTENBURGER, R. (2011) Batch is bad? Leaching of Opalinus clay samples and ICP-MS determination of extracted elements. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry 26, 2089-2092.

KAUTENBURGER, R., MÖSER, C., BECK, H.P. (2011) Metal mobility in clay formations – From batch experiments with mineral suspensions to column setup with compacted clay. Mineralogical Magazine 75, 1157.

MÖSER, C., KAUTENBURGER, R., BECK, H.P. (2011) Migration of Europium and Uranium in Opalinus Clay Influenced by pH and Temperature. Mineralogical Magazine 75, 1504.

KAUTENBURGER, R. (2010) Endstation Tonstein? Nachrichten aus der Chemie 58 (Vol. 7/8), 751-756.

KAUTENBURGER, R., BECK, H.P. (2010) Influence of geochemical parameters on the sorption and desorption behaviour of europium and gadolinium onto kaolinite. Journal of Environmental Monitoring 12, 1295-1301.

KAUTENBURGER, R., MÖSER, C. & H.P. BECK (2010): Influence of Lanthanide Concentration and the Presence of Competing Metal Ions on Europium and Gadolinium Speciation with Humic Acid Analyzed by CE-ICP-MS. In: ADVANCES IN NATURAL ORGANIC MATTER AND HUMIC SUBSTANCES RESEARCH 2008-2010 (Editors: J.A. González-Pérez, F.J. González-Vila & G. Almendros). Proceedings IHSS-15 (Vol. 1), 251-254.

MÖSER, C., KAUTENBURGER, R. & H.P. BECK (2010): CE-ICP-MS as Speciation Technique to Analyze the Complexation Behavior of Europium, Gadolinium and Terbium with Humic Acid. In: ADVANCES IN NATURAL ORGANIC MATTER AND HUMIC SUBSTANCES RESEARCH 2008-2010 (Editors: J.A. González-Pérez, F.J. González-Vila & G. Almendros). Proceedings IHSS-15 (Vol. 3), 139-142.

KAUTENBURGER, R. (2009) Influence of metal concentration and the presence of competing cations on lanthanide speciation with humic acid analysed by CE-ICP-MS. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry 24, 934-938.

Chatterjee, I., Schmitt, S., Batzilla, C.F., Engelmann, S., Keller, A., Ring, M.W., KAUTENBURGER, R., ZIEBUHR, W., HECKER, M., PREISSNER, K.T., BISCHOFF, M., PROCTOR R.A., BECK, H.P., LENHOF, H-P., SOMERVILLE, G.A., HERRMANN, M. (2009) Staphylococcus aureus ClpC ATPase is a late growth phase effector of metabolism and persistence. Proteomics 9, 1152-1176.

KAUTENBURGER, R., SANDER, A.C. (2008) Population genetic structure in natural and reintroduced beaver (Castor fiber) populations in Central Europe. Animal Biodiversity and Conservation 31, 25-35.

KAUTENBURGER, R., BECK, H.P.(2008) Waste disposal in clay formations: Influence of humic acid on the migration of heavy metal pollutants. ChemSusChem 1, 295-297.

Kazmaier, U., Hähn, S., Weiss, T.D., KAUTENBURGER, R. & W.F. MAIER (2007): Palladium-doped Mixed Oxides as “Slow Release” Catalysts for Suzuki Couplings. Synlett 16, 2579-2583.

KAUTENBURGER, R. & H.P. Beck (2007): Complexation studies with lanthanides and humic acids analysed by ultrafiltration and capillary electrophoresis - inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography A 1159, 75-80.

KAUTENBURGER, R., NOWOTKA, K. & H.P. BECK (2006): Online analysis of europium and gadolinium species complexed or uncomplexed with humic acid by capillary electrophoresis–inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 384, 1416-1422.

KAUTENBURGER, R. (2006): Impact of different agricultural practices on the genetic structure of Lumbricus terrestris,Arion lusitanicus and Microtus arvalis. Animal Biodiversity and Conservation 29, 19-32.

KAUTENBURGER, R. (2006): Genetic structure among earthworms (Lumbricus terrestris L.) from different sampling sites in western Germanybased on random amplified polymorphic DNA. Pedobiologia 50, 257-266.

KAUTENBURGER, R., NOWOTKA, K. & H.P. BECK (2006): Iodination of humic acid as ICP-MS marker in speciation studies with lanthanides analyzed by CE-ICP-MS. Proceedings of the International Humic Substances Society 45, 937-940.

KAUTENBURGER, R., WANNEMACHER, J. & P. MÜLLER (2004): Multi element analysis by X-ray fluorescence: a powerful tool of ivory identification from different origins. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 260, 399-404.


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Universität des Saarlandes
Anorganische Chemie / Elementanalytik
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