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Tomáš Jungwirth was awarded the MEYS award for science and research

02.12.2020

On Wednesday, December 2, 2020, prof. Tomáš Jungwirth, Ph.D. received The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports Award for Science and Research - the František Běhounek Award, from the minister…
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Antiferromagnetic artificial neurons responding to femtosecond-laser pulses

30.11.2020

Researchers from the Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences and Charles University have just published in Nature Electronics their new experiment in which they succeeded to write…
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This year’s Rudolf Lukeš Prize awarded by the Czech Chemical Society goes to…

05.11.2020

An international independent committee has awarded the Rudolf Lukeš Prize for 2020 to Pavel Jelínek for his research of chemical properties of molecular structures on solid surfaces. It was the…
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Calcium and fluorine signals in HS-LEIS for CaF2(111) and powder—Quantification…

29.10.2020

Calcium fluoride powder can be used to quantify the concentrations of calcium and fluorine of the outer atomic layer in low-energy ion scattering.Low-energy ion scattering (LEIS) is used by…
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On‐Surface Synthesis of Polyferrocenylene and its Single‐Chain Conformational…

26.10.2020

Unlike intrinsically conductive organic polymers, which are central to organic electronics/photovoltaics, metallopolymers contain multiple redox‐active centers allowing extra control of their…
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Influence of experimental conditions on localized surface plasmon resonances…

29.09.2020

Dr Michal Horák (supervised by prof. Tomáš Šikola) has recently published in Ultramicroscopy an experimental study of the influence of the primary beam energy and the collection semi-angle on the…
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Dozens of Neighbours Came to Different Cukrovarnická Experience event

19.09.2020

Michael Londesborough's borane show and Martin Ledinsky's non-Newtonian fluid has become, without precedent, the biggest hit of this year's neighbourhood festival called The …
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Scientists have found a new strategy for the synthesis of polymers unavailable…

18.09.2020

In the Nature Communications, Czech scientists in collaboration with their colleagues from Spain introduced a new type of polymers which have been unavailable by means of traditional methods…
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The power of the sun and wind on TV

29.08.2020

Wind and sun - the two phenomena that have the greatest impact on the weather. Will they soon become the greatest energy sources for humanity? Not only this was discussed during a special broadcast…
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Young Czech physicist breaks with conventional wisdom inherited from George Ohm…

27.08.2020

In a paper published in Science Advances1, Libor Šmejkal with his colleagues from the Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences in Prague reports the discovery of a Hall effect…
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The European Union has included the NextBase project among its Success Stories

30.06.2020

The results of the NextBase international project, with the participation of scientists from the Instite of Physics, have brought hope for the restoration of European competitiveness in the…
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The computing programme “Jana” has connected the worlds of crystallography and…

22.05.2020

At first sight, studies in magnetism and crystallography don't have much in common. But for certain types of magnetic substances, primarily those under low temperatures, we can observe periodic…
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Kinetics of self-assembly

15.05.2020

Molecular self-assembly presents a viable approach for the atomically precise fabrication of organic layers with tailored functionality. Understanding the growth kinetics of self-assembled molecular…
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Czech scientists have contributed to the development of a new class of organic…

23.04.2020

A joint work by Czech, Spanish and Swiss scientists published by Nature Nanotechnology this week, introduces a new approach to the development of non-metallic conductors which could be used…
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Molecular k-Uniform tiling

20.04.2020

Tessellation of the Euclidean plane into regular polygons – tiles – is a mathematical concept for the description of intricate geometries associated with complex structures potentially displaying…
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CzechNanoLab offers its capacities to fight with COVID-19 and supports research…

07.04.2020

CzechNanoLab research infrastructure offers its capacity to fight with the COVID-19. We offer testing of personal protective equipment made of nanomaterials, e.g. analysis of nanofibre filters…
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Large magnetic gap at the Dirac point in Bi2Te3/MnBi2Te4 heterostructures.

27.03.2020

New possibilities for the lossless transmission of signals, which can be used, for example, in quantum computer processors, have been tested on new compounds by an international group of scientists…
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A step forward to realize quantum processors with new magnetic topological…

27.03.2020

New possibilities for the lossless transmission of signals, which can be used, for example, in quantum computer processors, have been tested on new compounds by an international group of…
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Optimizing the Size of Platinum Nanoparticles for High Oxygen Reduction…

08.01.2020

The reactivity of ultra-small nanoparticles and atom precise clusters consisting of less than 50 atoms depends not only on the nanoparticle size and on the surface to volume ratio but also on the…
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