Dr. Gela V. Gelashvili CSc
Director and Senior Researcher
Andronikashvili Institute of Physics of the
Iv.Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University

Department of Plasma Physics
6 Tamarashvili str,
0177 Tbilisi,
Georgia

Andronikashvili Institute of Physics of the
Iv.Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University


Tel: +(995 32) 2 398 783
Fax: +(995 32) 2 391 494
Web: www.aiphysics.ge
E-Mail: g.gelashvili@aiphysics.ge
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Nationality:
Current Citizenship:
Marital Status:
March 18, 1951
Cinandali, Georgia
Georgian
Citizen of Georgia
Married
Scientific Degree

1) Candidate of Science in Plasma Physics
         Iv.Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, 1988
Work Experience

09/1973 – 12/1990 - Junior Researcher in Andronikashvili Institute of Physics,                            (Department of Plasma Physics), Tbilisi, Georgia
12/1990 – 05/2006 - Senior Researcher in Andronikashvili Institute of Physics,                            (Department of Plasma Physics), Tbilisi, Georgia
05/2006 – till now - Director and Senior Researcher in Andronikashvili Institute                            of Physics, Tbilisi, Georgia
09/1992 – 06/2002 - Natural Science College Rector
01/2004 – 02/2006 - Prorector of the University of Caucasiology
Scientific Interests

1) Laser plasma physics
2) Laser technics and laser discharge
3) Laser diagnostics of plasma
4) Ultra high frequency discharge
5) Wave-plasma interaction
6) Shock wave dynamics in neutral gases and plasma
7) Plasma chemistry
Education

Graduated from Physics Department of Tbilisi State University (1973)
Specialization - Physicist, Physics Teacher
Graduated from the 54th Secondary School of Tbilisi, Georgia (1968)
Participation in Researche Grants Project

1) Georgian National Scientific Foundation. GNSF 06_4-140 (№ 69/07). 2006-2009
    "Regular Structure Formation and Plasma Flow Generation in Magnetically Confined Plasma"
    Main member of Andronikashvili Institute of Physics team. Physicist-Researcher


2) International Association for the promotion of cooperation with scientists from
    the New Independent States of the former Soviet Union. INTAS 2005 05-8046.     2006-2009

    "The role of turbulence and electric fields in the formation of transport barriers and the
     establishment of improved confinement in Tokamak plasmas through intermachine
     comparisons"
    Main member of Andronikashvili Institute of Physics team


3) INTAS 2001 1B-2056. 2002-2006
    "Experimental and theoretical investigations of the role of microturbulence and electric fields
     in the establishment of improved confinement in Tokamak plasmas through intermachine
     comparisons"
    Main member of Andronikashvili Institute of Physics team


4) Georgian National Academy of Sciences. (2.26.04; 2.24.04; 2.24; 2.20; 2.22.02).
    1997-2005

    "Nonlinear Structure Dynamics in Neutral Gases and Plasma. Experimental Investigation of
     Turbulent Plasma."
    Main member of Andronikashvili Institute of Physics team
Publications

Published 35 Scientific papers
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Selected Publications
G. V. Gelashvili, M. O. Mdivnishvili, I. S. Nanobashvili, S. I. Nanobashvili, G. I. Rostomashvili
"Research of Shock Waves Near to the Area of Cumulation"
arXiv: 0911.0099v, 2009

G. Gelashvili, M. Mdivnishvili, I. Nanobashvili, S. Nanobashvili, G.Rostomashvili
"Axial Flows of Plasma in Toroidal Spark Discharge"
In Proc. of the 28th International Conference on Phenomena in Ionized Gases (ICPIG’28), July 15-20, 2007,
Prague, Czech Republic, p.2292-2294, 2007.

G. Gelashvili, A. Kiladze, S. Nanobashvili, A. Gongadze
"The use of surface discharge in plasma-chemical experiments"
Author Certificate GE P 2005 4040 B, GE Tbilisi, 2005. (In Georgian).

S. Nanobashvili, G. Gelashvili, M. Mdivnishvili, I. Nanobashvili, G. Rostomashvili
"Shock Wave Propagation in Gases and Low Temperature Plasma under Subatmospheric Pressure"
Czech. J. Phys., 53, 785-790, 2003.

S. Nanobashvili, G. Gelashvili, M. Mdivnishvili, I. Nanobashvili, G. Rostomashvili
"Shock Wave Propagation in Gases and Low Temperature Plasma under Subatmospheric Pressure"
Proc. of 29th EPS Conf. Pl. Phys. Contr. Fus., Montreux, ECA, 26B, 1017-1020, 2002.

L.R. Gakheladze, G.V. Gelashvili, M.O. Mdivnishvili, I.S. Nanobashvili, S.I. Nanobashvili, G. Rostomashvili
"Shock Wave Propagation in Gases under Subatmospheric Pressure"
Czech. J. Phys., 49, 993-997, 1999.

S.I. Nanobashvili, Z.R. Beria, L.R. Gakheladze, G.V. Gelashvili, G.E. Gogiashvili, M.O. Mdivnishvili, I.S. Nanobashvili,
G.I. Rostomashvili
"Target Plasma Formation by UHF Power"
Czech. J. Phys., 49, 999-1004, 1999.

S. Nanobashvili, Z. Beria, L. Gakheladze, G .Gelashvili, G. Gogiashvili, M. Mdivnishvili, I. Nanobashvili, G. Rostomashvili
"Target Plasma Formation by UHF Power"
Proc. of 1998 Int. Congr. Pl. Phys. and 25th Eps Conf. Contr. Fus. Pl. Phys., Prague, ECA, 22C, 2441-2444, 1998.

L. Gakheladze, G. Gelashvili, M. Mdivnishvili, I. Nanobashvili, S. Nanobashvili, G. Rostomashvili
"Shock Wave Propagation in Gases under Subatmospheric Pressure"
Proc. of 1998 Int. Congr. Pl. Phys. and 25th Eps Conf. Contr. Fus. Pl. Phys., Prague, ECA, 22C, 2833-2837, 1998.

Z.G. Akhvlediani, E.M. Barkhudarov, G.V. Gelashvili, I.A. Kossyi, I.T. Melitauri, V.P. Silakov, and M.I. Taktakishvili
"Destruction and Transformation of the CFC Component of a High Pressure Gaseous Mixture by Laser Sparks and Slipping Surface Discharges"
Plasma Physics Reports, v. 22, № 5, p. 428-435, 1996.

Z.G. Akhvlediani, E.M. Barkhudarov, G.V. Gelashvili, I.T. Melitauri, M.I Taktakishvili, I.A. Kossyi, V.P.Silakov
"Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) Destruction by CO2 – Laser Spark Production"
Proc. of XXII Int. Conf. on Phenomena in Ionized Gases, Holoken, USA, pp. 127-128, (1995).
Phenomena in ionized gases : XXII ICPIG: Hoboken, NJ, July-August, 1995. By: Kurt H Becker ; Wayne E Carr ; Erich E Kunhardt • Publisher: Woodbury, pp. 8-11, 1995

Г.В. Гелашвили, Э.М. Бархударов, Г.Г. Гумберидзе
"Генерация токов и распространение плазменных фронтов при двухимпульсном облучении мишени в воздухе"
Квантовая Электроника, т. 17, № 6, с. 757, 1990.

G.V. Gelashvili, E.M. Barkhudarov, G.G. Gumberidze, M.I. Taktakishvili
"Current Generation in Laser Plasma Using the Reaction of Low – Energy Radiation Pulse on the Target"
Las. Part. Beams, v. 6, p.4, p.731-735, 1989.

E.M. Barkhudarov, G.V. Gelashvili, G.G. Gumberidze, M.I. Taktakishvili
"Current Generation in Laser Plasma Using the Reaction of Low – Energy Radiation Pulse on the Target"
Laser and Particle Beams (ISSN 0263-0346), vol. 6, p.731-735, 1988.

E.M. Barkhudarov, G.V. Gelashvili, G.G. Gumberidze, D.I. Razmadze, M.I. Taktakishvili
"The Effect of the Background Medium on the Currents in a Laser Emission Discharge"
Fizika Plazmy (ISSN 0367-2921), vol. 12, p. 1489-1492, 1986. (In Russian).

E.M. Barkhudarov, G.V. Gelashvili, G.G. Gumberidze, D.I. Razmadze, M.I. Taktakishvili
"Characteristics of a Laser-Emission Discharge Produced by a Pulsed CO2 Laser Beam"
Soviet Journal of Plasma Physics (ISSN 0360-0343), vol. 10, p. 439-441, 1984. [Fizika Plazmy, vol. 10, p. 757-761, 1984.]

E.M. Barkhudarov, G.V. Gelashvili, G.G. Gumberidze, D.I. Razmadze
"Electron Current Emitted by the Expending Laser Produced Plasma"
XV Europ. Conf. on Pesianal Plasma Physics, Munich 1982.

E.M. Barkhudarov, V.R. Berezovskii, M.O. Mdivnishvili, T.Ya. Chelidze, G.V. Gelashvili, M.I. Taktakishvili, N.L. Tsintsadze
"A Study of Laser-Produced Plasma by means of IK Holography at 10.6 mum Wavelenght"
Proc. of Inter. Conf. of Plasma Physics, Nagoya, Japan, v.1, p. 346 1980.

Nanobashvili S.I., Gelashvili G., Mdivnishvili M., Nanobashvili I., Rostomashvili G.
"Shock Wave Propagation in Gases and Low Temperature Plasma under Subatmospheric Pressure"
Czech. J. Phys., Vol. 53, No.9, p.785-790, 2003.

Zacek F., Petrzilka V.,Devynck P., Goniche M., Nanobashvili S.
"Radial Scanned Probe Measurements in Front of the CASTOR Lower Hybred Antenna"
Contrib. Plasma Phys., 44, No.7-8, 635-642, 2004.

S. Nanobashvili F. Zacek, J. Zajac
"Microwave Correlation Reflectometry for Tokamak CASTOR"
Czech. J. Phys. 55, No.6, 701-717, 2005.

Budaev V.P., Dufkova.E., Nanobashvili S., Weinzettl V., Zajac J.
"Multifractal Analisis of Plasma Turbulence in Biasing Experiments on CASTOR Tokamak"
Czech. J. Phys. 55, No.12, 1615-1621, 2005.

G.Van Ooast, S. Nanobashvili, J.Stockel, F.Zacek at all
"Experimental and Theoretical Investigations of the Role of Microturbulence and Electric Fields in the Establishment of Improved Confinement in Tokamak Plasmas through Intermachine Comparisons"
13th Int. Congr. Pl.Phys., Kiev, May 22-26, Plasma Phys. Control. Fusion, V. 49, p.A29, 2007.

I. Nanobashvili, P. Devynck, S. Nanobashvili, P. Peleman, J. Stockel, G. Van Oost
"Characterization of Intermittent Bursts at the Edge of the CASTOR Tokamak"
Plasma Physics Reports, 34, 720, 2008.

I. Nanobashvili, P. Devynck, J.P. Gunn, S. Nanobashvili, J. Stockel, G.Van Oost
"Comparative Analysis of Intermittent Burst Temporal Characteristics at the Edge of the CASTOR and Tore Supra Tokamaks"
Physics of Plasmas, 16, 022309, 2009.

J.Zajac, J.Preinhaelter, J.Urban, D.Sestak, A.Krivska, S. Nanobashvili
"EBE/ECE Radiometry on COMPASS Tokamak – Design and First Measurements"
Radio Frequency Power in Plasmas: Proc. 18th Topical Conference, AIP Conference Proceedings, 1187, 473-476, 2009.

G. V. Gelashvili, M. O. Mdivnishvili, I. S. Nanobashvili, S. I. Nanobashvili, G. I. Rostomashvili
"Research of Shock Waves Near to the Area of Cumulation"
arXiv e-print:0911.0099v, 2009.

J.Zajac, J.Preinhaelter, J.Urban, F.Zacek, D.Sestak, S. Nanobashvili
"Electron ciclotron-elctron Berstein wave emission diagnostics for the COMPASS tokamak"
Rev.Sci.Instrum., 81, 10D911 2010.

V. Weinzettl, R. Panek, M. Hron, J. Stockel, F. Zacek, S. Nanobashvili, at al.
"Overview of the COMPASS diagnostics"
Fusion Engineering and Design, 86, 1227-1232, 2011.