Georgi Yankov PhD studentAssist. Prof. Georgi P. Yankov, PhD

gjankov (at) issp (dot) bas (dot) bg

Born in May 3, 1979, Djebel, Bulgaria

Recieved his M.S. degree in physics (quantum electronics and laser physics) from Sofia University in 2010.

Title of the M.S. thesis:  Investigation of the nonlinear optical properties of TeO2-Bi2O3-GeO2-glass  by modified z-scanner.


Received his PhD degree in Laboratory of Metal Vapor Lasers, Institute of Solid State Physics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, in 2014.

Present field of research: nonlinear optical effects, new materials, femtosecond laser systems.

Other research interests: laser physics, laser-matter interactions, physics of high-intensity optical fields, etc.

Foreign languages: English, Russian, Japanese


  1. G. Yankov, L. Dimowa, N. Petrova, M. Tarassov, K. Dimitrov, T. Petrov and  B. Shivachev, Synthesis, structural and non-linear optical properties of TeO2–GeO2–Li2O glasses, Optical Materials 35 (2), (2012) pp. 248-251, (2012).

  2. G. Yankov, I. Stefanov, Kr. Dimitrov, I. Piroeva, L. T. Dimowa, M. P. Tarassov, B. L. Shivachev, H. Yoneda and T. Petrov, Measurement of nonlinear refractive index and multiphoton absorption by the subpicosecond z-scan method of tellurite multicomponent glassy matrixes having nonlinear susceptibility, PhysicaScripta, Phys. Scr.T157(2013) 014026 (5pp), (2013).

  3. Boris L. Shivachev, Krassimir Kossev, Louiz, T. Dimow, Georgi Yankov,Todor Petrov, Rositsa P. Nikolova, Nadia Petrova, Synthesis, growth, structural, thermal, optical properties of new metal-organic crystals: Methyltriphenylphosphonium iodide thiourea and methyltriphenylphosphonium iodide chloroform hemisolvate, Journal of Crystal Growth 376, 41 –46, (2013).