University of Sofia

Department of Inorganic Chemical Technology

Scientist in Charge:

Prof. Tony Spassov
Head of Department

Associated Researchers:

Dr. Vesselina Rangelova
Petar Delchev

Young Researchers:

Dr. Adam Revesz
Pau Solsona
PhD Student
Daniel Fatay
PhD Student

Postal Address:
Faculty of Chemistry
1, James Boucher Blvd.
1126 Sofia

Research Activity:

  • Materials science: Rapidly quenched and metastable materials
  • Nanocrystalline (nanophase) materials: preparation, structure and properties characterization
  • Phase transformations in metallic alloys
  • Thermodynamics of alloys
  • Kinetics of nucleation and crystal growth
  • Kinetics of overall transformation
  • Hydrogen in metals. Hydrogen storage materials
  • Thermal and magnetic properties of RQ alloys
  • Oxidation and corrosion of metalic alloys

Research Experience:

  • Structural Analysis Techniques: Optical Microscopy, Electron Microscopy (SEM,TEM), Electron and X-ray Diffraction
  • Thermal Analysis Techniques: Differential Thermal Analysis, Differential Scanning Calorimetry, Rapid Heating Techniques, Thermogravimetry
  • Electrochemical techniques for hydriding/dehydriding of metallic alloys
  • Electrical Properties Measurements
  • Magnetic Properties Measurements
  • Rapid Quenching Techniques: Splat-quenching, Melt-spinning
  • Corrosion Properties Measurements

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