Science Communication


  1. K. Binnemans & P.T. Jones, Solvometallurgy: an emerging branch in metallurgy, Journal of Sustainable Metallurgy, 3, 570–600 (2017) –
  2. N.K. Batchu, T. Vander Hoogerstraete, D. Banerjee, K. Binnemans, Separation of rare earths by non-aqueous solvent extraction from ethylene glycol (+LiCl) solutions with Cyanex 923 in n-dodecane, RSC Advances, 7, 45351–45362 (2017)  –  10.1039/c7ra09144c
  3. X. Li, A. Van den Bossche, T. Vander Hoogerstraete, K. Binnemans, Ionic liquids with trichloride anions for oxidative dissolution of metals and alloys, Chem. Commun., 54, 475 (2018) – 10.1039/C7CC08645H
  4. Z. Li, X. Li, S. Raiguel, K. Binnemans, Separation of transition metals from rare earths by non-aqueous solvent extraction from ethylene glycol solutions using Aliquat 336, Separation and Purification Technology, 201, 318–326 (2018) –
  5. B. Verbelen, W. Dehaen, K. Binnemans, Selective Substitution of POCl3 with Organometallic Reagents: Synthesis of Phosphinates and Phosphonates, Synthesis, (2018) – DOI: 10.1055/s-0037-1609435
  6. S. Van Loy, K. Binnemans, T. Van Gerven, Mechanochemical-Assisted Leaching of Lamp Phosphors: A Green Engineering Approach for Rare-Earth Recovery, Engineering, 4, 398-405, (2018) –
  7. B. Onghena, E. Papagni, E.R. Souza, D. Banerjee, K. Binnemans, T. Vander Hoogerstraete, Speciation of Lanthanide Ions in the Organic Phase after Extraction from Nitrate Media by Basic Extractants, RSC Advances, 8, 32044-32054 (2018) – 10.1039/C8RA06712K
  8. X. Li, Z. Li, M. Orefice, K Binnemans, Metal Recovery from Spent Samarium–Cobalt Magnets Using a Trichloride Ionic Liquid. ACS Sustain. Chem. Eng., 7 (2), 2578-2584, (2019) – 10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b05604
  9. C. Deferm, J.C. Malaquias, B. Onghena, D. Banerjee, J. Luyten, H. Oosterhof, J. Fransaer, K. Binnemans, Electrodeposition of indium from the ionic liquid trihexyl(tetradecyl)phosphonium chloride, Green Chemistry, 21, 1517–1530 (2019) –
  10. M. Orefice, H. Audoor, Z. Li, K. Binnemans, Solvometallurgical route for the recovery of Sm, Co, Cu and Fe from SmCo permanent magnets, Separation and Purification Technology, 219, 281-289 (2019).
  11. W. Monnens, C. Deferm, J. Sniekers, J. Fransaer, K. Binnemans, Electrodeposition of indium from non-aqueous electrolytes, Chemical Communications, 55, 4789-4792 (2019). 10.1039/C8CC10254F
  12. R. Macchieraldo, S. Gehrke, N.K. Batchu, B. Kirchner, K. Binnemans, Tuning Solvent Miscibility: A Fundamental Assessment on the Example of Induced Methanol/n-Dodecane Phase Separation, J. Phys. Chem., 123 (20) 4400-4407 (2019),
  13. Z. Li, Z. Zhang, S. Smolders, X.H. Li, S. Raiguel, E. Nies, D.E. De Vos, K. Binnemans, Enhancing Metal Separations by Liquid–Liquid Extraction Using Polar Solvents, Chemistry a European Journal, 25, 9197-9201 (2019). DOI: 10.1002/chem.201901800
  14. Z. Li, B. Bruynseels, K. Binnemans, Separation of GaCl3 from AlCl3 by solid-liquid extraction and stripping using anhydrous n-dodecane and NaCl, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 58, 12459-12464 (2019).
  15. Z. Li, J. Mercken, X.H. Li, S. Riano, K. Binnemans, Efficient and sustainable removal of magnesium from brines for lithium/magnesium separation using binary extractants, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering7, 19225-19234 (2019).
  16. R. Lommelen, T. Vander Hoogerstraete, B. Onghena, I. Billard, K. Binnemans, Model for Metal Extraction with Basic Extractants: a Coordination Chemistry Approach, Inorganic Chemistry, 58, 12289-12301 (2019).
  17. N.K. Batchu, B. Dewulf, S. Riano, K. Binnemans, Development of a solvometallurgical process for the separation of yttrium and europium by Cyanex 923 from ethylene glycol solutions, Separation and Purification Technology, 235, 116193 (2020)
  18. X.H. Li, W. Monnens, Z. Li, J. Fransaer, K. Binnemans, Solvometallurgical process for extraction of copper from chalcopyrite and other sulfidic ore minerals, Green Chemistry, 22, 417-426 (2020). DOI: 10.1039/c9gc02983d [News post: URL]
  19. M. Orefice, A. Van den Bulck, B. Blanpain, K. Binnemans, Selective roasting of Nd‒Fe‒B permanent magnets as a pre-treatment step for intensified leaching with an ionic liquid, Journal of Sustainable Metallurgy, 6, 91-102 (2020).
  20. Z. Li, K. Binnemans, Selective removal of magnesium from lithium-rich brine for lithium purification by synergic solvent extraction using β-diketones and Cyanex 923, AIChE Journal, (2020), e16246. [News post: URL]
  21. C. Deferm, B. Onghena, V.T. Nguyen, D. Banerjee, J. Fransaer, K. Binnemans, Non-aqueous solvent extraction of indium from an ethylene glycol feed solution by the ionic liquid Cyphos IL 101: speciation study and continuous counter-current process in mixer–settlers, RSC Adv., 10, 24595 (2020). DOI: 10.1039/d0ra04684a [News post: URL]
  22. R. Lommelen, B. Onghena, K. Binnemans, Cation Effect of Chloride Salting Agents on Transition Metal Ion Hydration and Solvent Extraction by the Basic Extractant Methyltrioctylammonium Chloride, Inorg. Chem. 59, 13442−13452 (2020) []
  23. M. Orefice, K. Binnemans, Solvometallurgical process for the recovery of rare-earth elements from Nd–Fe–B magnets, Sep. Purif. Technol. 258, 117800 (2020) [News post: URL]
  24. P. Geysens, J. Fransaer, K. Binnemans, Reversible electrodeposition and stripping of magnesium from solvate ionic liquid–tetrabutylammonium chloride mixtures, RSC Adv. 10, 42021 (2020) [DOI: 10.1039/d0ra08187f]
  25. B. Dewulf, N.K.Batchu, K. Binnemans, Enhanced Separation of Neodymium and Dysprosium by Nonaqueous Solvent Extraction from a Polyethylene Glycol 200 Phase Using the Neutral Extractant Cyanex 923. ACS Sustain. Chem. Eng. 51 (8), 19032-19039 (2020). [News post: URL]
  26. P. Geysens, P.-C Lin, J. Fransaer, K. Binnemans, Electrodeposition of neodymium and dysprosium from organic electrolytes, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 23, 9070 (2021) DOI: 10.1039/d0ra08187f.
  27. X. Li, K. Binnemans, Oxidative Dissolution of Metals in Organic Solvents. Chem. Rev. (2021). [News post: URL]
  28. R. Lommelen, K. Binnemans, Thermodynamic Modeling of Salting Effects in Solvent Extraction of Cobalt(II) from Chloride Media by the Basic Extractant Methyltrioctylammonium Chloride. ACS Omega6 (17), 11355–11366 (2021).
  29. X. Li, Z. Li, K. Binnemans, Closed-Loop Process for Recovery of Metals from NdFeB Magnets Using a Trichloride Ionic Liquid. Sep. Purif. Technol. 275, 119158, (2021).
  30. W. Vereycken, S. Riaño, T. Van Gerven, K. Binnemans, Determination of Chlorides in Ionic Liquids by Wavelength Dispersive X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometry. ACS Omega. 6 (21), 13620–13625 (2021).
  31. Z. Li, K. Binnemans, Mechanism of Ferric Chloride Facilitating Efficient Lithium Extraction from Magnesium-Rich Brine with Tri-n-butyl Phosphate. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 60, (23), 8538-8547 (2021).

More papers

More papers of Koen Binnemans in the domain of solvometallurgy and ionic liquids are available here.