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Dr. Biliana Gasharova

Research Scientist
Infrared Spectroscopy
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Dr. Biliana Gasharova

Research Focus

Combining the methods of infrared and Raman spectroscopy with X-ray diffraction and atomic force microscopy:

  • Study of fundamental chemical and crystallographic principles based on calcium silicate hydrates
  • Basic research on novel cementitious materials
  • Characterization of hydrogen species, dynamical disorder of protons in mineral structures


Professional Curriculum

Since 2002 - Member of the research staff of the infrared group at the Institute for Photon Science and Synchrotron Radiation




2001 PhD (Dr. rer. nat) in Mineralogy, University of Heidelberg

Selected Publications
Title Author Source Date
F. Ballout, J.-S. Samson, D. A. Schmidt, E. Bründermann, Y.-L. Mathis, B. Gasharova, A. D. Wieck, M. Havenith

Journal of Applied Physics 110(2), 024307
DOI: 10.1063/1.3606415

H. Sommer, K. Regenauer-Lieb, B. Gasharova, H. Jung Journal of Geodynamics 61, 154-171 2012
K. Garbev, B. Gasharova, P. Stemmermann Journal of the  American Ceramic Society 97, 2286-2297 2014
R. Snellings, G. Mertens, B. Gasharova, K. Garbev, J. Elsen European Journal of Mineralogy 22, 767-777 2010
R. Titorenkova, B. Gasharova, B. Mihailova, L. Konstantinov Canadian Mineralogist 48, 1409-1421 2010
S. Ibrahimkutty, D. Issenmann, S. Schleef, A.-S. Müller, Y.-L. Mathis, B. Gasharova, E. Huttel, R. Steininger, J. Göttlicher, T. Baumbach, A. Bartels, C. Janke, A. Plech Journal of Synchrotron Radiation 18, 539-545 2011