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Created 12.2004
Updated 28.11.2017

Biography
MLADEN GEORGIEV MLADENOV

(29.06.1937 – 11.09.2015)

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Born: Sofia, Bulgaria, June 29 1937
Married: Maria Stoyanova Mladenova, 1967
Children: George, Yana

Education:

Dipl. Phys., Phaculty of Physics, University of Sofia, 1960 (Physics)
Cand. Sci (PhD) Institute of Physical Chemistry, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 1968 (Chemistry)
DSc, Institute of Solid State Physics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 1989 (Physics)

Professional experience::

3rd-grade Research Associate, Institute of Physical Chemistry, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, 1969-1971.
2nd-grade Research Associate, Institute of Physical Chemistry, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 1971 – 1973
1st-grade Research Associate, Institute of Solid State Physics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 1973 – 1988
2nd-grade Senior Research Associate (Associate Research Professor), Institute of Solid State Physics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 1988-1992
1st-grade Senior Research Associate (Research Professor), Institute of Solid State Physics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 1992

Teaching activities:

Lectures on Physical Chemistry of Solids, Faculty of Chemistry, Sofia University, 1969-1970.
Lectures on Physics of Ionic Crystals, Faculty of Physics, Sofia University, 1974-1976.
Lectures on Reaction Rate Theory, Instituto de Fisica, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, 1984.
Lectures on Polarons and Vibronic Interactions in Solids, CLAFOP, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 2000 – 2001.
Scientific supervisor of 7 postgraduates.

International activities:
  1. Member, Interacademic Group for Cooperation in the Field of Ionic Crystals, 1976 – 1989

  2. Organizer, International Meeting on Ionic Crystals, Gyolechitsa-Bulgaria, May 1977

  3. Organizing Committee Member, International Symposium on Ionic Crystals, Russe-Bulgaria, September 1979

  4. International Advisory Board Member, International Conference on Defects in Insulating Crystals, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1984

  5. Organizing Committee Member, International Meeting on Nonradiative Proceesses in Ionic Crystals and Amorphous Materials, Gyolechitsa-Bulgaria, September 1984

  6. Organizing Committee Member, International Symposium on Quantum Systems in Physics and Chemistry, Pisa-Italy, April 1996

  7. Editorial Advisory Board Member, Bulgarian Journal of Physics, 1994

  8. Individual Ordinary Member, European Physical Society, 1981

  9. Complimentary Member, The Planetary Society, 1989

  10. Member, The American Physical Society, 1989 – 1991

  11. Invitations for Membership:

  12. The Electrochemical Society, 1984

  13. The New York Academy of Sciences, 1991

  14. The American Association for The Advancement of Science, 1993.

Awards:
  1. JSPS Fellow, Nagoya University - Japan, 11 months 1989-1990

  2. Senior Research Fulbright Fellow, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UCSD, San Diego CA, 5 months 1999

  3. Visiting Professor, Instituto de Fisica, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, 13 months 1984 – 1985; UNAM supported

  4. Visiting Fellow, NT University, Darwin-Australia, 4 months 1990; NTU support

  5. Visiting Professor, II Universita di Roma "Tor Vergata", 3 months 1990 – 1991; University of Rome Grant

  6. Visiting Professor, Enea Frascati, Italy, 2 months 1990 – 1991; ENEA Grant

  7. Visiting Professor, ENEA Frascati, Italy, 3 months 1994; EU Commission Grant

  8. Junior Research Associate, NT University, Darwin-Australia, 3 months 1994; ANU Grant

  9. Corresponding Member, European Academy for Sciences and Humanities, Paris 1998

Scientific Research:

General Field:
Electronic and ionic Processes in Ionic Crystals.
Experimental:
Photographic Processes in Silver Halides, Color Centers in Alkali Halides, Radiation Effects, Photochromic Processec, Optical Infirmation Storage.
Theoretical:
Spatial Distribution and Local Rotation of Point Defects, Polarons, Reaction Rate Theory, Defects in Onides, Vibronic Models of High-Tc Superconductivity.

Publications:

  1. More than 120 scientific papers, 1 monograph, over 200 citations, more than 100 conference reports, 2 home patent certificates.The complete list of papers, accepted by Cornell University Library arXiv xxx.lanl.gov

  2. S. Tsintsarska, M. D. Ivanovich, M. Georgiev, A. D. Gochev, cond-mat/0506308: “The O-M-O triatomic molecule: Basic unit of cuprates & manganates

  3. S. G. Tsintsarska, M. D. Ivanovich, A. Andreev, D. W. Brown, K. Lindenberg, M. Georgiev, cond-mat/0506310: “Itinerant vibronic polarons: A Merriefield approach I. Low energy range calculations

  4. O. Ivanov, R. Dyulgerova and M. Georgiev, cond-mat/0508457: “Photoinduced electrification of solids: I. Plausible mechanisms

  5. M. Georgiev, O. Ivanov, cond-mat/0508460: “Photoinduced electrification of solids: II. Photovoltage transients

  6. M. Georgiev, cond-mat/0509638: “Two-electron F' centers in alkali halides: A negative-U analysis

  7. M. Georgiev, Jai Singh, physics/0509212: “Exciton matter sustained by colossal dispersive interactions due to enhanced polarizability: Possible clue to ball lightning

  8. M. Georgiev, A. Gochev, Jai Singh, cond-mat/0510319: “Theory of the colossal Van-der-Waals binding in soft and hard condensed matter

  9. M. Georgiev, A. Gochev, cond-mat/0510543: “Reaction rate assessment of multiphonon relaxation

  10. Ludwik Dabrowski, Alexander Andreev, Mladen Georgiev, cond-mat/0510589: “Carbon diffusion in ?-iron: Evidence for quantum mechanical tunneling

  11. M. Georgiev and M. Borissov, cond-mat/0601423: “Adiabatic theory of off-center vibronic polarons: Local dynamics and itinerant features along a linear chain

  12. M. Georgiev, cond-mat/0601492: “Adiabatic theory of off-center vibronic polarons: Local dynamics on a planar lattice

  13. M. Georgiev, cond-mat/0601676: “Variational band theory of vibronic polarons in crystals. I. Preamble

  14. D. W. Brown, K. Lindenberg and M. Georgiev, cond-mat/0602052: “Variational band theory of vibronic polarons in crystals. II. Extending Merrifield’s Ansatz

  15. M. Georgiev, A. G. Andreev and M. D. Ivanovich, cond-mat/0602147: “Variational band theory of vibronic polarons in crystals. III. Numerical calculations

  16. M. Georgiev, cond-mat/0604462: “Vibronic solitons in a (nearly-) degenerate electronic system along a 1-D chain

  17. M. Georgiev, cond-mat/0608360: “Two-electron F’ centers in alkali halides: a saddle-point approach. I. General and semicontinuum analyses

  18. M. Georgiev and A. Gochev, cond-mat/0609294: “Reaction rates in squeezed polaron bands controlled by quantum statistics