Prof. D. Ivanov is known by his father’s name Ivanov rather than his family’s name Popov.
He is the namesake of the Ivanov reaction in chemistry.
- D. Ivanoff, A. Spassoff. Condensation des phénylacétate et para-chlorphénylacétate d’éthyle au moyen des halogénures d’isopropyl-magnesium. – Bull. Soc. chim. France,  49, 1931, 375.
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