Vesselin Petrov

Invited Researcher
Secção de Química
(+351) 212948300
(+351) 212948550

Research Interests

Photochemistry and Quantum Chemistry
UV-VIS Spectroscopy, Derivative Spectroscopy
Quantitative Analyses of Multicomponent Systems
Numerical Methods for Data Analyses
Numerical Data Processing
Data Analysis of Overlapping Bands in UV-VIS Spectrums 

Main Publications

1. L. Antonov, G. Gergov, V. Petrov, M. Kubista and J. Nygren, UV-Vis spectroscopic and chemometric study on the aggregation of ionic dyes in water. Talanta, 1999. 49(1): p. 99-106.

2. V. Petrov, L. Antonov, H. Ehara and N. Harada, Step by step filter based program for calculations of highly informative derivative curves. Computers & Chemistry, 2000. 24(5): p. 561-569.

3. L. Antonov and V. Petrov, Quantitative analysis of undefined mixtures - "fishing net" algorithm. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 2002. 374(7-8): p. 1312-1317.

4. D. Antonova, L. Antonov, V. Petrov, V. Simeonov, S. Tsakovski, S. Braun and W. Flueckiger, Environmetric assesment of pollutant concentrations effects on forest ecosystems. Chemia i inzynieria ekologiczna, 2004. 11(6): p. 9.

5. F.S. Kamounah, L. Antonov, V. Petrov and G. van der Zwan, An integrated approach to the study of the tautomerism of 4-((phenylimino)methyl) naphthalene-1-ol. Journal of Physical Organic Chemistry, 2007. 20(5): p. 313-320.

6. V. Petrov, R. Gomes, A.J. Parola, A. Jesus, C.A.T. Laia and F. Pina, 2 '-hydroxyflavylium: introducing flavanones into the flavylium network of chemical reactions. Tetrahedron, 2008. 64(4): p. 714-720.

7. L. Giestas, V. Petrov, P.V. Baptista and J.C. Lima, General FRET-based coding for application in multiplexing methods. Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences, 2009. 8(8): p. 1130-1138.

8. V. Petrov, R. Gomes, A.J. Parola and F. Pina, Flash photolysis and stopped flow studies of the 2'-methoxyflavylium network in aq. acidic and alkaline solution. Dyes and Pigments, 2009. 80(1): p. 149-155.

9. V. Petrov, C.A.T. Laia and F. Pina, Photochromism of 7,4 '-Dihydroxyflavylium in an AOT Reversed Micelle System. Langmuir, 2009. 25(1): p. 594-601.

10. L. Cruz, V. Petrov, N. Teixeira, N. Mateus, F. Pina and V. de Freitas, Establishment of the Chemical Equilibria of Different Types of Pyranoanthocyanins in Aqueous Solutions: Evidence for the Formation of Aggregation in Pyranomalvidin-3-O-coumaroylglucoside-(+)-catechin. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2010. 114(41): p. 13232-13240.

11. R. Gavara, V. Petrov and F. Pina, Characterization of the 4 '-hydroxynaphthoflavylium network of chemical reactions. Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences, 2010. 9(3): p. 298-303.

12. F. Nave, V. Petrov, F. Pina, N. Teixeira, N. Mateus and V. de Freitas, Thermodynamic and Kinetic Properties of a Red Wine Pigment: Catechin-(4,8)-malvidin-3-O-glucoside. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2010. 114(42): p. 13487-13496.

13. V. Petrov and F. Pina, Analytical resolution of the reaction rates of flavylium network by Laplace transform. Journal of Mathematical Chemistry, 2010. 47(3): p. 1005-1026.

14. J. Oliveira, V. Petrov, A.J. Parola, F. Pina, J. Azevedo, N. Teixeira, N. Brás, N. Mateus, M. Ramos, and V. De Freitas, Chemical Behavior of Methylpyranomalvidin-3-Glucoside in Aqueous Solution Studied by NMR and UV-Visible Spectroscopy. The Journal of Physical Chemistry 2011.