Investigation of a new “N2S2O2 ” chelating agent with high Po(IV) affinity A. Younes, G. Montavon, S.G. Gouin, E. André-Joyaux, R. Peumery, T. Chalopin, C. Alliot, M. Mokili, J.Champion, D. Deniaud, Chem. Comm., 53, 6492-6495 (2017).

A water-soluble “N2S2O2” complexing agent was designed for polonium(IV) decorporation. The bifunctional ligand showed outstanding Po(IV) complexing abilities, with a conditional stability constant three orders of magnitude higher than the reference ligand BAL.