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Publications: Dr Radomir Slavchov

Burrows S, Shon JW, Peychev B, Slavchov RI, Smoukov S ( 2024 ) . Phase transitions of fluorotelomer alcohols at the water|alkane interface studied via molecular dynamics simulation . Soft Matter
Slavchov RI ( 2023 ) . Theory of adsorption of ethoxylates at the water | oil and water | air interfaces. 1. Monolayers of single–component and Poisson distributed alkylphenol ethoxylates . Journal of Colloid and Interface Science
Farren LJ, Sharifi N, Clarke SM, Slavchov RI ( 2023 ) . Effect of the solvent quadrupolarizability on the strength of the hydrogen bond: Theory vs data for the Gibbs energy and enthalpy of homo- and heteroassociation between carboxylic acids and water . The Journal of Chemical Physics vol. 158 , ( 21 )
Peychev B, Arabadzhieva D, Minkov I, Mileva E, Smoukov SK, Slavchov RI ( 2023 ) . Measuring the Adsorption of Electrolytes on Lipid Monolayers . Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters4652 - 4656 .
Slavchov RI, Radev I, Philippi W, Peinecke V, Clarke SM, Filip S ( 2023 ) . Can diesel internal injector deposits form via an electrokinetic mechanism? . Fuel vol. 338 ,
Peychev B, Slavchov RI ( 2023 ) . Interactions between Small Inorganic Ions and Uncharged Monolayers on the Water/Air Interface . Journal of Physical Chemistry B (Soft Condensed Matter and Biophysical Chemistry)
Feng J, Valkova Z, Lin EE, Nourafkan E, Wang T, Tcholakova S, Slavchov R, Smoukov SK ( 2022 ) . Minimum surfactant concentration required for inducing self-shaping of oil droplets and competitive adsorption effects . Soft Matter vol. 18 , ( 35 ) 6729 - 6738 .
Slavchov R, Peychev B, Ismail A ( 2021 ) . Characterization of capillary waves: a review and a new optical method . Physics of Fluids vol. 33 , ( 10 )
Minkov IL, Dimitrova IM, Arabadzhieva D, Mileva E, Slavchov RI ( 2021 ) . The cause of accelerated desorption of sparingly soluble dodecanol monolayers: Convection or leakage? . Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects vol. 629 ,
Peychev B, Slavchov RI ( 2021 ) . Adsorption model and phase transitions of diblock perfluoroalkylated surfactants at the water—alkane interface . Journal of Colloid and Interface Science
Dimitrova IM, Yordanova VI, Slavchov RI ( 2020 ) . Quadrupolarizability of Liquid Mixtures . The Journal of Physical Chemistry B: Biophysical Chemistry, Biomaterials, Liquids, and Soft Matter
Nikolova M, Slavchov R, Nikolova G ( 2020 ) . Nanotechnology in Medicine . Drug Discovery and Evaluation: Methods in Clinical Pharmacology , Springer Nature
Slavchov RI, Salamanca M, Russo D, Salama I, Mosbach S, Clarke SM, Kraft M, Lapkin AA et al. ( 2020 ) . The role of NO<inf>2</inf> and NO in the mechanism of hydrocarbon degradation leading to carbonaceous deposits in engines . Fuel vol. 267 ,
Slavchov RI, Dimitrova IM, Menon A ( 2019 ) . From the molecular quadrupole moment of oxygen to the macroscopic quadrupolarizability of its liquid phase . Journal of Chemical Physics vol. 151 , ( 6 )
Dreyer JAH, Slavchov RI, Rees EJ, Akroyd J, Salamanca M, Mosbach S, Kraft M ( 2019 ) . Improved methodology for performing the inverse Abel transform of flame images for color ratio pyrometry . Applied Optics vol. 58 , ( 10 ) 2662 - 2670 .
Minkov IL, Arabadzhieva D, Salama IE, Mileva E, Slavchov RI ( 2019 ) . Barrier kinetics of adsorption-desorption of alcohol monolayers on water under constant surface tension . Soft Matter vol. 15 , ( 8 ) 1730 - 1746 .
Minkov IL, Arabadzhieva D, Salama IE, Mileva E, Slavchov RI ( 2019 ) . Correction: Barrier kinetics of adsorption-desorption of alcohol monolayers on water under constant surface tension (Soft Matter (2019), DOI: 10.1039/c8sm02076k) . Soft Matter vol. 15 , ( 8 ) 1890 - 1890 .
Martin JW, Botero M, Slavchov RI, Bowal K, Akroyd J, Mosbach S, Kraft M ( 2018 ) . Flexoelectricity and the Formation of Carbon Nanoparticles in Flames . The Journal of Physical Chemistry C vol. 122 , ( 38 ) 22210 - 22215 .
Slavchov RI, Ivanov IB ( 2018 ) . Effective osmotic cohesion due to the solvent molecules in a delocalized adsorbed monolayer . J Colloid Interface Sci vol. 532 , 746 - 757 .
Slavchov RI, Mosbach S, Kraft M, Pearson R, Filip SV ( 2018 ) . An adsorption-precipitation model for the formation of injector external deposits in internal combustion engines . Applied Energy vol. 228 , 1423 - 1438 .
Martin JW, Bowal K, Menon A, Slavchov RI, Akroyd J, Mosbach S, Kraft M ( 2018 ) . Polar curved polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in soot formation . Proceedings of the Combustion Institute vol. 37 , ( 1 ) 1117 - 1123 .
Slavchov RI, Novev JK, Mosbach S, Kraft M ( 2018 ) . Vapor Pressure and Heat of Vaporization of Molecules That Associate in the Gas Phase . Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research vol. 57 , ( 16 ) 5722 - 5731 .
Slavchov RI, Dimitrova IM, Radoev BP ( 2017 ) . Contribution of the surface dipole moment and the contact potential-induced disjoining pressure to the stress balance at a three-phase contact . Colloid Journal vol. 79 , ( 6 ) 815 - 821 .
Martin JW, Slavchov RI, Yapp EKY, Akroyd J, Mosbach S, Kraft M ( 2017 ) . The Polarization of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons Curved by Pentagon Incorporation: The Role of the Flexoelectric Dipole . The Journal of Physical Chemistry C vol. 121 , ( 48 ) 27154 - 27163 .
Novev JK, Panchev N, Slavchov RI ( 2017 ) . Evaporating foam films of pure liquid stabilized via the thermal Marangoni effect . Chemical Engineering Science vol. 171 , 520 - 533 .
Dimitrova IM, Slavchov RI, Ivanov T, Mosbach S ( 2017 ) . Comment on “A spherical cavity model for quadrupolar dielectrics” [J. Chem. Phys. 144, 114502 (2016)] . The Journal of Chemical Physics vol. 146 , ( 18 )
Slavchov RI, Ivanov IB ( 2017 ) . Adsorption parameters and phase behaviour of non-ionic surfactants at liquid interfaces . Soft Matter vol. 13 , ( 46 ) 8829 - 8848 .
Nakayama Y, Slavchov RI, Bavi N, Martinac B ( 2016 ) . Energy of Liposome Patch Adhesion to the Pipet Glass Determined by Confocal Fluorescence Microscopy . Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters vol. 7 , ( 22 ) 4530 - 4534 .
Peshkova TV, Minkov IL, Tsekov R, Slavchov RI ( 2016 ) . Adsorption of Ions at Uncharged Insoluble Monolayers . Langmuir vol. 32 , ( 35 ) 8858 - 8871 .
Dimitrova IM, Slavchov RI, Ivanov T, Mosbach S ( 2016 ) . A spherical cavity model for quadrupolar dielectrics . The Journal of Chemical Physics vol. 144 , ( 11 )
Slavchov RI, Dimitrova IM, Ivanov T ( 2015 ) . The polarized interface between quadrupolar insulators: Maxwell stress tensor, surface tension, and potential . The Journal of Chemical Physics vol. 143 , ( 15 )
Slavchov RI, Nomura T, Martinac B, Sokabe M, Sachs F ( 2014 ) . Gigaseal Mechanics: Creep of the Gigaseal under the Action of Pressure, Adhesion, and Voltage . The Journal of Physical Chemistry B vol. 118 , ( 44 ) 12660 - 12672 .
Slavchov RI, Georgiev GS ( 2014 ) . Markov chain model for the critical micelle concentration of surfactant mixtures . Colloid and Polymer Science vol. 292 , ( 11 ) 2927 - 2937 .
Slavchov RI, Peshkova TV ( 2014 ) . Adsorption of ions at the interface oil|aqueous electrolyte and at interfaces with adsorbed alcohol . Journal of Colloid and Interface Science vol. 428 , 257 - 266 .
Slavchov RI ( 2014 ) . Quadrupole terms in the Maxwell equations: Debye-Hückel theory in quadrupolarizable solvent and self-salting-out of electrolytes . The Journal of Chemical Physics vol. 140 , ( 16 )
Slavchov RI, Ivanov TI ( 2014 ) . Quadrupole terms in the Maxwell equations: Born energy, partial molar volume, and entropy of ions . The Journal of Chemical Physics vol. 140 , ( 7 )
Zahariev TK, Slavchov RI, Tadjer AV, Ivanova AN ( 2014 ) . Fully atomistic molecular‐mechanical model of liquid alkane oils: Computational validation . Journal of Computational Chemistry vol. 35 , ( 10 ) 776 - 788 .
Slavchov RI, Nomura T, Martinac B, Sokabe M, Sachs F ( 2014 ) . Gigaseal Mechanics: Creep of the Gigaseal under the Action of Pressure, Adhesion, and Voltage . JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY B vol. 118 , ( 44 ) 12660 - 12672 .
Slavchov RI, Novev JK ( 2013 ) . Comment on “Surface tension of concentrated electrolyte solutions” (R.I. Slavchov, J.K. Novev, J. Colloid Interface Sci. 387 (2012) 234) . Journal of Colloid and Interface Science vol. 423 , 168 - 169 .
Slavchov RI, Novev JK, Peshkova TV, Grozev NA ( 2013 ) . Surface tension and surface Δχ-potential of concentrated Z+:Z− electrolyte solutions . Journal of Colloid and Interface Science vol. 403 , 113 - 126 .
Slavchov RI, Dimitrova IM, Ivanov IB ( 2013 ) . Cohesive and Non-cohesive Adsorption of Surfactants at Liquid Interfaces . Without Bounds: A Scientific Canvas of Nonlinearity and Complex Dynamics , Springer Nature
Slavchov RI, Dimitrova IM, Ivanov IB ( 2013 ) . Cohesive and non-cohesive adsorption of surfactants at liquid interfaces . Understanding Complex Systems199 - 225 .
Slavchov RI, Novev JK ( 2012 ) . Surface tension of concentrated electrolyte solutions . Journal of Colloid and Interface Science vol. 387 , ( 1 ) 234 - 243 .
Ivanov IB, Slavchov RI, Basheva ES, Sidzhakova D, Karakashev SI ( 2011 ) . Hofmeister effect on micellization, thin films and emulsion stability . Advances in Colloid and Interface Science vol. 168 , ( 1-2 ) 93 - 104 .
Karakashev SI, Ivanova DS, Angarska ZK, Manev ED, Tsekov R, Radoev B, Slavchov R, Nguyen AV ( 2010 ) . Comparative validation of the analytical models for the Marangoni effect on foam film drainage . Colloids and Surfaces A Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects vol. 365 , ( 1-3 ) 122 - 136 .
Slavchov R, Tsekov R ( 2010 ) . Quantum hydrodynamics of electron gases . The Journal of Chemical Physics vol. 132 , ( 8 )
Slavchov R, Dutschk V, Heinrich G, Radoev B ( 2010 ) . Justification of biexponential rate law of spreading over heterogeneous and rough surfaces . Colloids and Surfaces A Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects vol. 354 , ( 1-3 ) 252 - 260 .
Tsekov R, Ivanova DS, Slavchov R, Radoev B, Manev ED, Nguyen AV, Karakashev SI ( 2009 ) . Streaming Potential Effect on the Drainage of Thin Liquid Films Stabilized by Ionic Surfactants . Langmuir vol. 26 , ( 7 ) 4703 - 4708 .
Slavchov R, Ivanov T, Radoev B ( 2007 ) . Screened potential of a charged step defect on a semiconductor surface . Journal of Physics Condensed Matter . vol. 19 ,
Slavchov R, Ivanov T, Radoev B ( 2006 ) . Effect of the surface polarizability on electrostatic screening in semiconductors . Journal of Physics Condensed Matter vol. 18 , ( 26 )
Slavchov R, Radoev B, Stöckelhuber KW ( 2005 ) . Equilibrium profile and rupture of wetting film on heterogeneous substrates . Colloids and Surfaces A Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects . vol. 261 , 135 - 140 .
Czarnecki J, Radoev B, Schramm LL, Slavchev R ( 2005 ) . On the nature of Athabasca Oil Sands . Advances in Colloid and Interface Science vol. 114 , 53 - 60 .