Hungarian Academy of Sciences KFKI Atomic Energy Research Institute
1121 Budapest, Konkoly Thege Miklós út 29-33., Hungary * Letters: H-1525 Budapest 114, P.O.B. 49. * Tel: +36 1 392 2222 *

Publications - Osán János

Book chapters

Environmental Studies,
in: B. Beckhoff, B. Kanngießer, N. Langhoff, R. Wedell, H. Wolff, eds,
Handbook of Practical X-Ray Fluorescence Analysis,
Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2006, pp. 601-641

S. Török, J. Osán, G. Falkenberg,
Atmospheric emission from wood combustion,
in: R. Friedrich and S. Reich, eds,
Emissions of Air Pollutants - Measurements, Calculations and Uncertainties,
Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2004, pp. 92-97

I. Szalóki, C.-U. Ro, J. Osán and J. de Hoog,
Speciation and surface analysis of single particles using electron-excited X-ray emission spectrometry,
in: K. Tsuji, J. Injuk and R. Van Grieken, eds.,
X-Ray Spectrometry: Recent Technological Advances,
Wiley, Chichester, 2004, pp. 569-592

R. Van Grieken, K. Gysels, S. Hoornaert, P. Joos, J. Osán, I. Szalóki, A. Worobiec,
Characterisation of individual aerosol particles for atmospheric and cultural heritage studies,
in: S. Belkin and S.Gabbay, eds.,
Environmental Challenges,
Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 2000, pp. 215-228

J. Osán, S. Török and A. Rindby,
Environmental and biological applications of micro-XRF,
in: K. Janssens, F. Adams and A. Rindby, eds.,
Microscopic X-ray Fluorescence Analysis,
Wiley, Chichester, 2000, pp. 315-346

R. Fliszár-Baranyai, J. Fekete, J. Osán, B. Török, S. Török,
Determination of specific emission factors and diurnal cycles for fossil fuel burning power utilities,
in: Ebel A, Friedrich R, Rodke H. (eds.),
Tropospheric Modelling and Emission Estimation,
Springer, Heidelberg, 1997


J. Osán, A. Kéri, D. Breitner, M. Fábián, R. Dähn, R. Simon, S. Török
Microscale analysis of metal uptake by argillaceous rocks using positive matrix factorization of microscopic X-ray fluorescence elemental maps
Spectrochimica Acta Part B, accepted for publication (2013)

Z. Klencsár, G. Tolnai, L. Korecz, I. Sajó, P. Németh, J. Osán, S. Mészáros, E. Kuzmann
Cation distribution and related properties of MnxZn1-xFe2O4 spinel nanoparticles
Solid State Sciences 24 (2013) 90-100

D. Breitner, J. Osán, S. Török, I. Sajó, R. Dähn, Z. Máthé, C. Szabó
X-ray microspectroscopic investigations of Ni(II) uptake by argillaceous rocks of the Boda Siltstone Formation in Hungary
in: Clay characterisation from nanoscopic to microscopic resolution, NEA Clay Club Proceedings 2011.
NEA/RWM/CLAYCLUB(2013)1, OECD NEA, 2013, pp. 58-61.

L. Bencs, K. György, M. Kardos, J. Osán, B. Alföldy, I. Varga, Z. Ajtony, N. Szoboszlai, Z. Stefánka, É. Széles, L. Kovács, T. Kántor
Determination of trace elements in lithium niobate crystals by solid sampling and solution-based methods
Analytica Chimica Acta 726 (2012) 1-8

N. Vér, L. Matus, A. Pintér, J. Osán, Z. Hózer
Effects of different surfaces on the transport and deposition of ruthenium oxides in high temperature air
Journal of Nuclear Materials 420 (2012) 297-306

F. Reinhardt, J. Osán, S. Török, A.E. Pap, M. Kolbe, B. Beckhoff
Reference-free quantification of particle-like surface contaminations by grazing incidence X-ray fluorescence analysis
Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry 27 (2012) 248-255

K. Frey, V. Iablokov, G. Sáfrán, J. Osán, I. Sajó, R. Szukiewicz, S. Chenakin, N. Kruse
Nanostructured MnOx as highly active catalyst for CO oxidation
Journal of Catalysis 287 (2012) 30-36

K. Schäfer, S. Emeis, S. Schrader, S. Török, B. Alföldy, J. Osán, M. Pitz, C. Münkel, J. Cyrys, A. Peters, D. Sarigiannis, P. Suppan
A measurement based analysis of the spatial distribution, temporal variation and chemical composition of particulate matter in Munich and Augsburg.
Meteorologische Zeitschrift 20 (2011) 47-57

J. Osán, F. Meirer, V. Groma, S. Török, D. Ingerle, C. Streli, G. Pepponi
Speciation of copper and zinc in size-fractionated atmospheric particulate matter using total reflection mode X-ray absorption near-edge structure spectrometry.
Spectrochimica Acta Part B 65 (2010) 1008-1013

N. Vér, L. Matus, M. Kunstár, J. Osán, Z. Hózer, A. Pintér
Influence of fission products on ruthenium oxidation and transport in air ingress nuclear accidents
Journal of Nuclear Materials 396 (2010) 208–217

J. Osán, F. Reinhardt, B. Beckhoff, A.E. Pap, S. Török,
Probing Patterned Wafer Structures by Means of Grazing Incidence X-ray Fluorescence Analysis,
ECS Transactions 25 (2009) 441-451

V. Groma, J. Osán, S. Török, F. Meirer, C. Streli, P. Wobrauschek, G. Falkenberg,
Trace element analysis of airport related aerosols using SR-TXRF,
Idõjárás 112 (2008) 83-97

A. Worobiec, I. Szalóki, J. Osán, W. Maenhaut, E.A. Stefaniak, R. Van Grieken,
Characterisation of Amazon Basin aerosols at the individual particle level by X-ray microanalytical techniques,
Atmospheric Environment 41 (2007) 9217-9230

A. Alsecz, J. Osán, S. Kurunczi, B. Alföldy, A. Várhegyi, S. Török,
Analytical performance of different XRS techniques for the environmental monitoring of the recultivated uranium mine site,
Spectrochimica Acta Part B 62 (2007) 769-776

B. Alföldy, J. Osán, Z. Tóth, S. Török, A. Harbusch, C. Jahn, S. Emeis, K. Schäfer,
Aerosol optical depth, aerosol composition and air pollution during summer and winter conditions in Budapest,
Science of the Total Environment 383 (2007) 141-163

J. Osán, S. Török, B. Alföldy, A. Alsecz, G. Falkenberg, S.Y. Baik, R. Van Grieken,
Comparison of sedimentary pollution in the rivers of the Hungarian Upper Tisza Region using non-destructive analytical techniques,
Spectrochimica Acta Part B 62 (2007) 123-136

J. Osán, S. Török, B. Beckhoff, G. Ulm, H. Hwang, C.-U. Ro, C. Abete, R. Fuoco,
Nitrogen and sulfur compounds in coastal Antarctic fine aerosol particles - an insight using non-destructive X-ray microanalytical methods,
Atmospheric Environment 40 (2006) 4691-4702

I. Szalóki, J. Osán, R. Van Grieken,
X-ray spectrometry (invited biannual review),
Analytical Chemistry 78 (2006) 4069-4096

K. W. Jones, H. Feng, E. A. Stern, U. Neuhäusler, J. Osán, N. Marinkovic, Z. Song,
Properties of New York/New Jersey harbor sediments,
Acta Physica Polonica A 109 (2006) 279-286

M. Choël, K. Deboudt, J. Osán, P. Flament, R. Van Grieken,
Quantitative determination of low-Z elements in single
atmospheric particles on boron substrates by automated SEM-EDX,
Analytical Chemistry 77 (2005) 5686-5692

E. Curis, J. Osán, G. Falkenberg, S. Bénazeth, S. Török,
Simulating systematic errors in XAS experiments. Sample and beam effects,
Spectrochimica Acta Part B 60 (2005) 841-849

Z. Spolnik, J. Osán, M. Klepka, K. Lawniczak-Jablonska, R. Van Grieken, A. Molak, J.H. Potgieter,
Investigation of the chemical composition of (Na1-xBix)(MnyNb1-y)O3 ceramics by single particle electron probe X-ray microanalysis with an application of Monte Carlo simulations,
Spectrochimica Acta Part B 60 (2005) 525-530

J. de Hoog, J. Osán, I. Szalóki, K. Eyckmans, A. Worobiec, C.-U. Ro, R. Van Grieken,
Thin-window electron probe X-ray microanalysis of individual atmospheric particles above the North Sea,
Atmospheric Environment 39 (2005) 3231-3242

M. Eriksson, J. Osán, J. Jernström, D. Wegrzynek, R. Simon, E. Chinea-Cano, A. Markowicz, S. Bamford, G. Tamborini, S. Török, G. Falkenberg, A. Alsecz, H. Dahlgaard, P. Wobrauschek, C. Streli, N. Zoeger, M. Betti,
Source term identification of environmental radioactive Pu/U particles by their characterisation with non-destructive analytical techniques,
Spectrochimica Acta Part B 60 (2005) 455-469

H.L. Nguyen, M. Leermakers, J. Osán, S. Török, W. Baeyens
Heavy metals in the Lake Balaton: watercolumn, suspended matter, sediment and biota,
Science of the Total Environment 340 (2005) 213-230

J. Jernström, M. Eriksson, J. Osán, G. Tamborini, S. Török, R. Simon, G. Falkenberg, A. Alsecz, M. Betti,
Non-Destructive Characterization of Low Radioactive Particles from Irish Sea Sediment by Micro X-ray Synchrotron Radiation Techniques: Micro X-Ray Fluorescence (μ-XRF) and Micro X-Ray Absorption Near Edge Structure (μ-XANES) Spectroscopy,
Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry 19 (2004) 1428-1433

M. Choël, K. Deboudt, P. Flament, J. Osán,
Evaluation of collection substrates for automated single particle analysis of atmospheric particles by SEM-EDS,
Journal of Aerosol Science 35(S1) (2004) S1277-S1278

S. Török, J. Osán, E. Curis, B. Beckhoff,
High time resolution nitrogen speciation in size fractionated atmospheric aerosols,
Journal of Aerosol Science 35(S1) (2004) S1173-S1174

I. Szalóki, J. Osán, R. Van Grieken,
X-ray spectrometry (invited biannual review),
Analytical Chemistry 76 (2004) 3445-3470

J. Osán, S. Török, B. Alföldy and G. Falkenberg,
Characterization of anthropogenic sediment particles after a transboundary water pollution of River Tisza using synchrotron radiation,
Spectrochimica Acta Part B 59 (2004) 701-708

S. Török, J. Osán, L. Vincze, S. Kurunczi, G. Tamborini, M. Betti,
Characterization and speciation of depleted uranium in individual soil particles using microanalytical methods,
Spectrochimica Acta Part B 59 (2004) 689-699

G. Castellano, J. Osán, J. Trincavelli,
Analytical model for the Bremsstrahlung spectrum in the 0.25-38 keV range,
Spectrochimica Acta Part B 59 (2004) 313-319

S. Török, J. Osán, B. Beckhoff, G. Ulm,
Ultra-trace speciation of nitrogen compounds in aerosols collected on silicon wafer surfaces by means of TXRF-NEXAFS,
Powder Diffraction 19 (2004) 81-86

M. Florek, H. S. Youn, C.-U. Ro, H. Wierzbowski, J. Osán, W. Kazimierczak and A. Kuczumow,
Investigation of chemical composition of belemnite rostra by synchrotron-based X-ray microfluorescence and diffraction and electron microprobe,
Journal of Alloys and Compounds 362 (2004) 99-106

S. Török, J. Osán, L. Vincze, B. Alföldy, A. Kerkápoly, N. Vajda, C.A. Pérez and G. Falkenberg,
Comparison of nuclear and X-ray techniques for actinide analysis of environmental hot particles,
Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry 18 (2003) 1202-1209

B. Alföldy, J. Osán, S. Török, I. Balásházy and W. Hofmann,
Characterization of fly-ash particles originating from fossil fueled power plants and their deposition in the human respiratory system,
Journal of Aerosol Science 34(S1) (2003) S365-S366

A. Rindby, K. Janssens and J. Osán,
Reconstruction of the three-dimensional distribution of elements in fly-ash particles by micro-XRF spectroscopy,
X-Ray Spectrometry 32 (2003) 248-257

A. Worobiec, J. de Hoog, J. Osán, I. Szalóki, C.-U. Ro and R. Van Grieken,
Thermal stability of beam sensitive atmospheric aerosol particles in electron probe microanalysis at liquid nitrogen temperature,
Spectrochimica Acta B 58 (2003) 479-496

C.-U. Ro, J. Osán, I. Szalóki, J. de Hoog, A. Worobiec and R. Van Grieken,
A Monte Carlo program for quantitative electron-induced X-ray analysis of individual particles,
Analytical Chemistry 75 (2003) 851-859

J. Osán, B. Alföldy, S. Kurunczi, S. Török and J. Fekete,
Study of the emissions from heavy-oil fueled power plants,
Petroleum and Coal 44 (2002) 206-211

J. Injuk, J. Osán, R. Van Grieken and K. Tsuji,
Airborne particles in the Miyagi Museum of Art in Sendai, Japan,
Analytical Sciences 18 (2002) 561-566

J. Osán, B. Alföldy, S. Török and R. Van Grieken,
Characterisation of wood combustion particles using electron probe microanalysis,
Atmospheric Environment 36 (2002) 2207-2214

J. Osán, S. Kurunczi, S. Török, A. Worobiec and R. Van Grieken,
Application of thin-window EPMA to environmental problems in Hungary,
Mikrochimica Acta 139 (2002) 111-117

J. Osán, S. Kurunczi, S. Török and R. Van Grieken,
X-ray analysis of river sediment of the Tisza (Hungary): identification of particles from a mine pollution event,
Spectrochimica Acta B 57 (2002) 413-422

L. Vincze, A. Somogyi, J. Osán, B. Vekemans, S. Török, K. Janssens and F. Adams,
Quantitative trace-element analysis of individual fly-ash particles by means of micro-XRF,
Analytical Chemistry 74 (2002) 1128-1135

C.-U. Ro, K.-Y. Oh, H.-K. Kim, Y.-P. Kim, C.-B. Lee, K.-H. Kim, C.-H. Kang, J. Osán, J. de Hoog, A. Worobiec and R. Van Grieken,
Single particle analysis of aerosols at Cheju Island, Korea, using low-Z electron probe X-ray microanalysis: a direct proof of nitrate formation from sea salts,
Environmental Science and Technology 35 (2001) 4487-4494

J. Osán, J. de Hoog, P. Van Espen, I. Szalóki, C.-U. Ro and R. Van Grieken,
Evaluation of energy-dispersive x-ray spectra of low-Z elements from electron-probe microanalysis of individual particles,
X-Ray Spectrometry 30 (2001) 419-426

J. Osán, J. de Hoog, A. Worobiec, C.-U. Ro, K.-Y. Oh, I. Szalóki and R. Van Grieken,
Application of chemometric methods for classification of atmospheric particles based on thin-window EPMA data,
Analytica Chimica Acta 446 (2001) 211-222

J. Osán, B. Alföldy, S. Kurunczi, S. Török, L. Bozó, J. Injuk, A. Worobiec and R. Van Grieken,
Characterization of atmospheric aerosol particles over Lake Balaton, Hungary, using X-ray emission methods,
Idõjárás 105 (2001) 145-156

C.-U. Ro, K.-Y. Oh, J. Osán, J. de Hoog, A. Worobiec and R. Van Grieken,
Heterogeneity assessment of individual CaCO3-CaSO4 particles using ultra-thin window EPMA,
Analytical Chemistry 73 (2001) 4574-4583

C.-U. Ro, K.-Y. Oh, H.-K. Kim, Y.-S. Chun, J. Osán, J. de Hoog and R. Van Grieken,
Chemical speciation of individual atmospheric particles using low-Z electron probe X-ray microanalysis: characterizing "Asian Dust" deposited with rainwater in Seoul, Korea,
Atmospheric Environment 35 (2001) 4995-5005

I. Szalóki, J. Osán, A. Worobiec, J. de Hoog and R. Van Grieken,
Optimisation of experimental conditions of thin-window EPMA for light-element analysis of individual environmental particles,
X-Ray Spectrometry 30 (2001) 143-155

I. Szalóki, S. Szegedi, K. Varga, M. Braun, J. Osán and R. Van Grieken,
Efficiency calibration of energy-dispersive detectors for application in X-ray and gamma spectrometry,
X-Ray Spectrometry 30 (2001) 49-55,