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Created 27.7.2022
Updated 24.11.2022

Biography
Hristo Petrov Hinov / Christo Petrov Khinov
(1941 20.07.2022)


Education

He graduated radiophysics and electronics from Sofia University (1967)

He defended Ph.D. dissertation (1980) and D.Sc. dissertation (2007)

He specialized at the Moscow Institute of Crystalography (1976), and the University of Paris (1979 and 1987)

Research

His main research area is liquid crystal electrooptics

Experience

He worked in the BAS Institute of Physics and Institute of Solid State Physics Liquid Crystal Laboratory

He was professor at the Technical University - Gabrovo

Publications

  1. H. Hinov, Electro-Optic Effects in Thermotropic Liquid Crystals, Nova Science Publishers, Inc. (2015)

  2. H. Hinov, L. Vistin, Y. Marinov, Observation of Transient AlignmentInversion Walls in Nematics of Phenyl Benzoates in the Presence of a Magnetic Field, J. Phys. Chem. B (118) 4220-4227 (2014)

  3. H. Hinov, On the coexistence of the flexo-dielectric walls flexoelectric domains for the nematic MBBA A new estimation of the modulus of the difference between the flexoelectric coefficients of splay and bend Se1z e3xS, Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals (524) pp 26-35 (2010)

  4. Y. Marinov, H. Hinov, G. Hadjichristov, A. G. Petrov, U. Hiremath, C. Yelamaggad, Observation of Flexoelectricity in Mixtures of Calamitic and Bent-Core Liquid Crystals, 7th Int. Conf. Balkan Physical Union. AIP Conf. Proc. (1203) 329-334 (2010)

  5. Y. Marinov, H. Hinov, A. G. Petrov, On a simple way for obtaining important material constants of a nematic liquid crystal: longitudinal flexoelectrin domains under the jointaction of dc and ac voltages, Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals (449) 33 (2006)

  6. Y. Marinov, H. Hinov, A. G. Petrov, Longitudinal flexoelectric domains in BMAOB nematic layers under the joint action of dc and ac voltages, Journal of Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials (7) 277 (2005)

  7. H. Hinov, On the gradient flexoelectric effect in nematic thirty years later, Bulgarian Journal of Physics (31) 55 (2004)

  8. A. Derzhanski, A. G. Petrov, Chr. Khinov, B. Markovski, Piezoelectric deformations of nematic liquid cristals in nonhomogeneous d.c. electric field, Bulg. J. Phys. (1) 165 (1974)

  9. A. Derzhanski, M. Mitov, Chr. Khinov, Piezoelectric Deformation of Liquid Crystal Layer in a Slightly Non-homogeneous Electric Field, Compt. Rend. Acad. Bulg. Sci. (27), 453 (1974)

References

  1. Obituary

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