"> Reni Yordanova – IGIC BAS


Institute or General and Inorganic Chemistry


Call: + 359 2 979 35 88

Email: reni@svr.igic.bas.bg

Reni Yordanova

Professor, PhD, Head of Laboratory

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Scientific interests:

  • Material
    science, physicochemistry of amorphous state;
  •  Nontraditional glasses containing transitionalmetal  oxides:Nb2O5,WO3,  V2O5, MoO3, ZnO, CuO; structure, thermal behavior; infrared spectroscopy;
  •  Luminescence properties of nontraditional glasses and glassceramics;
  • Mechanochemically assisted solid state synthesis of oxide materials, photocatalytic and luminescence
  •  Sol- gel synthesis of amorphous and polycrystalline materials containing TiO2,
    TeO2, SeO2, ZnO, B2O3, photocatalytic and luminescence properties;

Selected papers:

  1. L. Aleksandrov, R. Iordanova, Y. Dimitriev, N. Georgiev, T. Komatsu,
    Eu3+ doped 1La2O3:2WO3:1B2O3 glass and glass–ceramic”,
    Optical Materials 36 (2014) 1366–1372
  2. M. Gancheva, A. Naydenov, R. Iordanova, D. Nihtianova, P. Stefanov,
    Mechanochemically assisted solid state synthesis, characterization, and catalytic properties of MgWO4
    J. Mater. Sci., 50 (2015) 3447-3456
  3. R. Iordanova, A. Bachvarova-Nedelcheva, R. Gegova, Y. Dimitriev,
    Sol-gel synthesis of composite powders in the TiO2-TeO2-SeO2 system”,
    J. Sol-Gel Sci. Technol., 79 (1) (2016) pp. 12-28.
  4.  Reni Iordanova, Margarita Milanova, Lyubomir Aleksandrov, Atul Khanna,
     “Structural study of glasses in the system B2O3-Bi2O3-La2O3-WO3
    Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 481 (2018) 254–259,
  5. A. Bachvarova-Nedelcheva, R. Iordanova, Sv. Ganev, Y. Dimitriev,
     “Glass formation and structural studies of glasses  in the TeO2-Bi2O3-Nb2O5-ZnO system”,
    J. Non – Cryst. Sol., 503-504 (2019) 224-231.

Teaching experience:

exercises in “Advanced
glass materials” and “Materials science” UCTM Sofia;

Professional carrier:

  1. 1984

    Master degree, Silicates materials

    University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy
  2. 2000

    PhD Silicates materials

    University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy
  3. 2004

    Аssoc. prof.

  4. 2019



International cooperation:

  1. India
    Department of Physics, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar