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Nadya I. Politova, Ph.D.
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Nadya I. Politova, Research Associate

Research interests:

Foaming and foam rheology
Physicochemical control of foam properties
Emulsification and emulsion stability




1. Oil soluble surfactants as efficient foam stabilizers. F. Mustan, N. Politova-Brinkova, D. Rossetti, P. Rayment, S. Tcholakova, Colloids Surf. A 633 (2022) 127874; doi: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2021.127874

2. Interplay between bulk aggregates, surface properties and foam stability of nonionic surfactants.. F. Mustan, N. Politova-Brinkova, Z. Vinarov, D. Rossetti, P. Rayment, S. Tcholakova, Adv. Colloid Interface Sci. 302 (2022) 102618; doi: 10.1016/j.cis.2022.102618



1. Role of Surfactant Adsorption and Surface Properties for The Efficiency of PDMS-Silica Antifoams, N. Politova-Brinkova, M. Hristova, V. Georgiev, S. Tcholakova, N. Denkov, M. Grandl, F. Achenbach, Colloids Surf. A 610 (2021) 125747; doi: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2020.125747



1. Physicochemical Control of Foam Properties. N. Denkov, S. Tcholakova, N. Politova-Brinkova, Curr. Opin. Colloid Interface Sci. 50 (2020) 101376; doi: 10.1016/j.cocis.2020.08.001

2. Preparation of TiO2 Nanoparticle Aggregates and Capsules by the 'Two-Emulsion Method'. N. Politova-Brinkova, S. Tsibranska-Gyoreva, S. Tcholakova, N. Denkov, T. Danner, Colloids Interfaces 4 (2020) 57; doi: 10.3390/colloids4040057



1. Self-regulation of Foam Volume and Bubble Size during Foaming via Shear Mixinge. N. Politova, S. Tcholakova, Zh. Valkova, K. Golemanov, N. D. Denkov. Colloids Surf. A, 539 (2018) 18–28; doi: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2017.12.006



1. Factors Affecting the Stability of Water-oil-water Emulsion Films. N. Politova, S. Tcholakova, N. D. Denkov. Colloids Surf. A, 522 (2017) 608–620; doi: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2017.03.055

2. Coalescence Stability of Water-in-Oil drops: Effects of Drop Size and Surfactant Concentration. N. Politova, S. Tcholakova, S. Tsibranska, N. D. Denkov, K. Muelheims. Colloids Surf. A 531 (2017) 32–39; doi: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2017.07.085



1. Kinetics of Drop Breakage and Drop-Drop Coalescence in Turbulent Flow. S. Tcholakova, N. Politova, N. Denkov. Biomath Communications 3 (2016) 1–163.



1. Effect of Cationic Polymers on Foam Rheological Properties. N. Politova , S. Tcholakova , K. Golemanov, N.D. Denkov, M. Vethamuthu, K.P. Ananthapadmanabhan, Langmuir 28 (2012) 1115-1126.