|Head: Jordan Petrov|
|1946||Born April 5, Sofia|
|1969||MS, Sofia University, Faculty of Chemistry|
|1981||PhD in Physical Chemistry|
|1986||Associate Professor in Physical Chemistry, Sofia University|
|1996||Adjunct Full Research Professor, University of South Australia|
|2004||Doctor of Science|
Tonya Andreeva, Research Associate I degree, Phd, Mrs
Iren Tsonova, Research Associate I degree, Mrs
Marin Popgruev, Chemist, Mr
Violeta Olcheva, Technical assistant, Mrs
Deposition of Langmuir-Blodgett molecular assemblies of lipids on solid substrates.
Langmuir monolayers of lipids and biopolymers as model membranes on liquid substrates. Langmuir-Blodgett multilayers as molecular assemblies on solid substrates. Modified liquid and solid surfaces with adjustable structure properties and functions. Regulation of the interfacial electrostatic potential and hydration water structure via fluorinated lipids. Adhesion in Langmuir-Blodgett model membranes with selected polar and charged hydrophilic groups. Static and dynamic wetting of solid surfaces Relationship between molecular structure of surfaces and membranes and their static and dynamic wetting and adhesion.
Langmuir balances for investigation of monolayers of lipids and biopolymers on liquid substrates. Equipment for deposition of Langmuir-Blodgett molecular assemblies on solid substrates. Optical equipment for precise measurement of static and dynamic contact angles. Fluorescent probes technique for determination of interfacial dielectric permittivity and electrostatic potentials.
Max-Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Golm/Potsdam, Germany
Institute “Ian Wark”, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
Petrov JG, Polymeropoulos E, Möhwald H (2007) Fluorinated
Polar Heads Can Strikingly Increase or Invert the Dipole Moments at the
Langmuir Monolayer-Water Boundary: Possible Effects from Headgroup
Petrov JG, Andreeva
TD, Möhwald H (2006) Fluorination of the
Hydrophilic Head Accelerates the Collapse of the Monolayer but Stabilizes
the Bilayer of a Long-Chain Trifluoroethyl Ether on Water.
Petrov JG, Andreeva TD, Kurth DG, Möhwald H (2005) Negative dipole
potential of Langmuir monolayers of long chain ethers due to fluorination
of the hydrophilic heads.
J. Phys. Chem. B,
Petrov JG, Brezesinski G, Andreeva TD, Möhwald H (2004)
of Fluorination of the Hydrophilic Head on Morphology and Molecular
Structure of Langmuir Monolayers of Long- Chain Ethers. J. Phys. Chem. B, 108:16154-16162.
Vasilchina H, Tzonova I, Petrov JG
from Static Wetting to Steady Dewetting and Deposition of Liquid Film on a
Partially Wettable Surface.
Colloids and Surfaces A,
JG, Ralston J, Scneemilch M, Hayes RA (2003) Dynamics of Partial Wetting and Dewetting of
an Amorphous Fluoropolymer by Pure Liquids. Langmuir, 19:
JG, Ralston J, Scneemilch M, Hayes RA (2003) Dynamics of Partial Wetting
and Dewetting in Well Defined Systems. J.
Phys. Chem. B, 107:
Petrov JG, Brezesinski G, Krasteva N,
(2001) Langmuir Monolayers with Fluorinated Groups in the Hydrophilic
Head. 2. Morphology and Molecular Structure of Trifluoroethyl Behenate and
Ethyl Behenate Monolayers. Langmuir,
Petrov JG, Polymeropoulos E, Moehwald
(2000) Langmuir Monolayers with Fluorinated Groups in the Hydrophilic
Head. 1. Comparison of Trifluoroethyl Behenate and Ethyl Behenate
Monolayers: Molecular Models, Mechanical Properties, Stability.
JG, Moebius D (2000) Interfacial
Acid-Base Equilibrium and Electrostatic Properties of Model
Langmuir-Blodgett Membrane in Contact with Phosphate Buffer.
Colloids and Surfaces A,
JG, Pfohl T, Moehwald H (1999) Ellipsometric Chain Length Dependence of Fatty Acid
Langmuir Monolayers. A Heads-and-Tails Model.
J. Phys. Chem.B, 103: 3417-3424.
JG, Ralston J, Hayes RA (1999) Dewetting Dynamics on Heterogeneous Surfaces.
A Molecular-Kinetic Treatment. Langmuir,
Petrov PG (1998)
Description of Langmuir-Blodgett Deposition.
JG, Moehwald H (1996) Langmuir
Monolayers with a CF3 Group in
the Hydrophilic Head. Monolayers of Trifluoroethyl Ester of Behenic Acid. J.
Phys. Chem. 100: 18458-18463.
Polymeropoulos E, Moehwald H (1996) Three-Capacitor-Model
for Surface Potential of Insoluble Monolayers. J.
Phys. Chem. B,
RV, Budziak CJ, Petrov JG Neumann AW (1993) Dynamic
Contact Angles at Low Velocities. J.
Colloid Interface Sci. 159: 392-399.
PG, Petrov JG (1992)
Combined Molecular-Hydrodynamic Approach to Wetting Kinetics.
JG, Angelova A (1992)
Free Energies in Langmuir-Blodgett Multilayers of
Docosylammonium Phosphate. Langmuir, 8: 3109-3115.
Moebius D (1990)
the Electrostatic Potential of Positively Charged Monolayers at the
Air/Water Interface by Means of Fluorometric Titration of
JG, Sedev RV (1985)
the Existence of a Maximum Speed of Wetting, Colloids
and Surfaces, 13: 313-322.
Petrov JG, Radoev BP (1981) Steady Motion of the Three-Phase Contact Line in Model Langmuir-Blodgett Systems. Colloid and Polymer Sci. 259: 753-760.
Petrov J G, Kuhn H, Moebius D (1980) Three-Phase Contact Line Motion in the Deposition of Spread Monolayers. J. Colloid Interface Sci.73: 66-75.