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General Curved Interfaces, Bending Moments, Curvature Elastic Moduli

 

2017

1. Efficient Self-Emulsification via Cooling-Heating Cycles. S. Tcholakova, Z. Valkova, D. Cholakova, Z. Vinarov, I. Lesov, N. D. Denkov, K. Smoukov. Nature Comm., 8 (2017) 15012; doi: 10.1038/ncomms15012

2. Theory of Shape-Shifting Droplets. P. A. Haas, R. E. Goldstein, S. K. Smoukov, D. Cholakova, N. Denkov. Phys. Rev. Lett., 118 (2017) 088001; doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.118.088001

3. "Self-Shaping" of Multicomponent Drops. D. Cholakova, Zh. Valkova, S. Tcholakova, N. Denkov, S. K. Smoukov. Langmuir 33 (2017) 5696−5706. doi: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b01153

 

2016

1. On the Mechanism of Drop Self-Shaping in Cooled Emulsions. N. Denkov, D. Cholakova, S. Tcholakova, S. Smoukov. Langmuir 32 (2016) 7985–7991.

2. Control of Drop Shape Transformations in Cooled Emulsions. D. Cholakova, N. Denkov, S. Tcholakova, I. Lesov, S. K. Smoukov. Adv. Colloid Interface Sci. 235 (2016) 90–107.

 

2015

1. Capillary Meniscus Dynamometry – Method for Determining the Surface Tension of Drops and Bubbles with Isotropic and Anisotropic Surface Stress Distributions. K.D. Danov, R.D. Stanimirova, P.A. Kralchevsky, K.G. Marinova, N.A. Alexandrov, S.D. Stoyanov, T.B.J. Blijdenstein, E.G. Pelan. J. Colloid Interface Sci. 440 (2015) 168–178.

2. Self-Shaping of Oil Droplets via the Formation of Intermediate Rotator Phases upon Cooling. N. Denkov, S. Tcholakova, I. Lesov, D. Cholakova, S. K. Smoukov. Nature 528 (2015) 392–395.

 

2011

1. Unique Properties of Bubbles and Foam Films Stabilized by HFBII Hydrophobin. E.S. Basheva, P.A. Kralchevsky, N.C. Christov, K.D. Danov, S.D. Stoyanov, T.B.J. Blijdenstein, H.-J. Kim, E.G. Pelan, A. Lips, Langmuir 27 (2011) 2382-2392.

 

2010

1. Elastic Langmuir Layers and Membranes Subjected to Unidirectional Compression: Wrinkling and Collapse. K. D. Danov, P. A. Kralchevsky, S. D. Stoyanov, Langmuir 26 (2010) 143-155.

 

2005

1. On the Thermodynamics of Particle-Stabilized Emulsions: Curvature Effects and Catastrophic Phase Inversion, P. A. Kralchevsky, I. B. Ivanov, K. P. Ananthapadmanabhan, A. Lips, Langmuir 21 (2005) 50-63.

 

2004

3. On the Mechanism of Stomatocyte-Echinocyte Transformations of Red Blood Cells: Experiment and Theoretical Model. K. D. Tachev, K. D. Danov, P. A. Kralchevsky, Colloids Surf. B: Biointerfaces 34 (2004) 123-140.

 

2001

1. Particles at Fluid Interfaces and Membranes: Attachment of Colloid Particles and Proteins to Interfaces and Formation of Two-Dimensional Arrays. P.A. Kralchevsky, K. Nagayama; Elsevier, Amsterdam, 2001: Book: 14 chapters, 654 pages.

2. Mechanics of Lipid Membranes and Interaction between Inclusions. P. A. Kralchevsky and K. Nagayama, Chapter 10 in the book: "Particles at Fluid Interfaces and Membranes" (P. A. Kralchevsky and K. Nagayama, Authors), Elsevier, Amsterdam, 2001; pp. 426-468.

3. Surface Bending Moment and Curvature Elastic Moduli. P. A. Kralchevsky and K. Nagayama, Chapter 3 in the book: "Particles at Fluid Interfaces and Membranes" (P. A. Kralchevsky and K. Nagayama, Authors), Elsevier, Amsterdam, 2001; pp. 105-136.

4. General Curved Interfaces and Biomembrane. P. A. Kralchevsky and K. Nagayama, Chapter 4 in the book: "Particles at Fluid Interfaces and Membranes" (P. A. Kralchevsky and K. Nagayama, Authors), Elsevier, Amsterdam, 2001; pp. 137-182.

 

2000

1. Erythrocyte Attachment to Substrates: Determination of Membrane Tension and Adhesion Energy. K.D. Tachev, J.K. Angarska, K.D. Danov, and P.A. Kralchevsky, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 19 (2000) 61-80.

 

1999

1. Part 1 of the review "Equilibrium and Dynamics of Surfactant Adsorption Monolayers and Thin Liquid Films". K.D. Danov, P.A. Kralchevsky and I.B. Ivanov, in: Handbook of Detergents, Part A: Properties, G. Broze, Ed., Chapter 9. M. Dekker, New York, 1999; pp. 303-418.

 

1997

1. Effect of Droplet Deformability and Surface Forces on Flocculation. P. A. Kralchevsky, N. D. Denkov, K. D. Danov and D. N. Petsev, In: Proceedings of the 2nd World Congress on Emulsions (Paper 2-2-150), Bordeaux, September 1997.

2. Minimization of the Free Energy of Arbitrarily Curved Interfaces. S. Ljunggren, J. C. Eriksson and P. A. Kralchevsky, J. Colloid Interface Sci. 191 (1997) 424-441.

3. Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Interfaces, Thin Liquid Films and Membranes. T. D. Gurkov, and P. A. Kralchevsky, J. Dispersion Sci. Technology 18 (1997) 609-623.

 

1996

1. Electric Component of the Interfacial Bending Moment and Curvature Elastic Moduli. P. A. Kralchevsky, T. D. Gurkov and K. Nagayama, J. Colloid Interface Sci. 180 (1996) 619-622.

 

1995

1. Flocculation of Deformable Emulsion Droplets: II. Interaction Energy. D. N. Petsev, N. D. Denkov and P. A. Kralchevsky, J. Colloid Interface Sci. 176 (1995) 201-213.

2. Stresses in Lipid Membranes and Interactions between Inclusions. P. A. Kralchevsky, V. N. Paunov, N. D. Denkov, K. Nagayama, J. Chem. Soc.: Faraday Trans., 91(19) (1995) 3415-3432.

 

1994

1. Theory of Curved Interfaces and Membranes: Mechanical and Thermodynamical Approaches. P. A. Kralchevsky, J. C. Eriksson and S. Ljunggren, Adv. Colloid Interface Sci. 48 (1994) 19-59.

 

1993

1. Tracing the Connection between Different Expressions for the Laplace Pressure of a General Curved Interfaces. S. Ljunggren, J. C. Eriksson and P. A. Kralchevsky, J. Colloid Interface Sci. 161 (1993) 133-137.

2. Surface Bending Moments and the Interfacial Composition in Emulsion Systems. T.D. Gurkov, P.A. Kralchevsky and I.B. Ivanov, Proc. First World Congress on Emulsions, Paris, 1993.

 

1991

1. The van der Waals Component of the Interfacial Bending Moment: I. Contribution of the Pressure Tensor Tails. P. A. Kralchevsky and T. D. Gurkov, Colloids and Surfaces 56 (1991) 101-118.

2. The van der Waals Component of the Interfacial Bending Moment. II. Model Development and Numerical Results. T. D. Gurkov, P. A. Kralchevsky and I. B. Ivanov, Colloids and Surfaces 56 (1991) 119-148.

3. The Interfacial Bending Moment: Thermodynamics and Contributions of the Electrostatic Interactions. P. A. Kralchevsky, T. D. Gurkov and I. B. Ivanov, Colloids and Surfaces, 56 (1991) 149-176.

 

1990

1. Surface Tension and Surface Energy of Curved Interfaces and Membranes. T. D. Gurkov and P. A. Kralchevsky, Colloids and Surfaces 47 (1990) 45-68.

2. Micromechanical Description of Curved Interfaces, Thin Films and Membranes: I. Quasistatics". P. A. Kralchevsky, J. Colloid Interface Sci. 137 (1990) 217-233.

3. Micromechanical Description of Curved Interfaces, Thin Films and Membranes: II. Film Surface Tensions, Disjoining Pressure and Interfacial Stress Balance. P.A. Kralchevsky and I.B. Ivanov, J. Colloid Interface Sci. 137 (1990) 234-252.

 

1988

1. Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Curved Thin Liquid Films. I.B. Ivanov and P.A. Kralchevsky, Chapter 2, in "Thin Liquid Films" (I.B. Ivanov, Ed.) M. Dekker, New York, (1988), pp. 49-130.

 

1987

1. Hydrostatics of spherical thin films. P.A. Kralchevsky, I.B. Ivanov, In: Surfactants in Solutions, Vol. 6 (K. L. Mittal & P. Bothorel, Eds.), Plenum Press, New York, 1987, pp. 1549-1556.