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  • Electrospun Biodegradable Nanofibers Coated Homogenously by Cu Magnetron Sputtering Exhibit Fast Ion Release. Computational and Experimental Study 

    Manakhov, Anton; Sitnikova, Natalya A.; Tsygankova, Alphiya R.; Alekseev, Alexander Yu.; Adamenko, Lyubov S.; Permyakova, Elizaveta; Baidyshev, Victor S.; Popov, Zakhar; Blahová, Lucie; Eliáš, Marek; Zajíčková, Lenka; Solovieva, Anastasiya (MDPI, 2021-12-08)
    Copper-coated nanofibrous materials are desirable for catalysis, electrochemistry, sensing, and biomedical use. The preparation of copper or copper-coated nanofibers can be pretty challenging, requiring many chemical steps ...
  • Effect of Low Molecular Weight Oxidized Materials and Nitrogen Groups on Adhesive Joints of Polypropylene Treated by a Cold Atmospheric Plasma Jet 

    Polášková, Kateřina; Klíma, Miloš; Jeníková, Zdeňka; Blahová, Lucie; Zajíčková, Lenka (MDPI, 2021-12-15)
    Polypropylene is a typical representative of synthetic polymers that, for many applications including adhesive joints, requires an increase in wettability and chemical surface reactivity. Plasma processing offers efficient ...
  • Anodic TiO2 Nanotubes on 3D-Printed Titanium Meshes for Photocatalytic Applications 

    Sopha, Hanna Ingrid; Kashimbetova, Adelia; Hromádko, Luděk; Saldan, Ivan; Čelko, Ladislav; Montufar Jimenez, Edgar Benjamin; Macák, Jan (ACS Publications, 2021-10-27)
    In this work, large 3D Ti meshes fabricated by direct ink writing were wirelessly anodized for the first time to prepare highly photocatalytically active TiO2 nanotube (TNT) layers. The use of bipolar electrochemistry ...
  • Facile synthesis of WO3 fibers via centrifugal spinning as an efficient UV-and VIS-light-driven photocatalyst 

    Hromádko, Luděk; Motola, Martin; Čičmancová, Veronika; Bulánek, Roman; Macák, Jan (Elsevier, 2021-12-15)
    This paper demonstrates, for the first time, synthesis of uniform and crystalline WO3 mesopomus fibers with a diameter of approximate to 1 mu m via centrifugal spinning. This was achieved by using a stable aqueous precursor ...
  • TiO2 nanotube layers decorated by titania nanoparticles as anodes for Li-ion microbatteries 

    Sopha, Hanna Ingrid; Ghigo, Clement; Ng, Siow Woon; Alijani, Mahnaz; Hromádko, Luděk; Michalička, Jan; Djenizian, Thierry; Macák, Jan (Elsevier, 2022-01-15)
    In this work, the utilization of TiO2 nanotube (TNT) layers decorated with TiO2 nanoparticles (NPs) as anodes in Li-ion microbatteries is reported for the first time. Such TiO2 NPs decorated TNT layers possess an increased ...
  • Amine modification of calcium phosphate by low-pressure plasma for bone regeneration 

    Kodama, Joe; Harumningtyas, Anjar Anggraini; Ito, Tomoko; Michlíček, Miroslav; Sugimoto, Satoshi; Kita, Hidekazu; Chijimatsu, Ryota; Ukon, Yuichiro; Kushioka, Junichi; Okada, Rintaro; Kamatani, Takashi; Hashimoto, Kunihiko; Tateiwa, Daisuke; Tsukazaki, Hiroyuki; Nakagawa, Shinichi; Takenaka, Shota; Makino, Takahiro; Sakai, Yusuke; Nečas, David; Zajíčková, Lenka; Hamaguchi, Satoshi; Kaito, Takashi (Nature Portfolio, 2021-09-01)
    Regeneration of large bone defects caused by trauma or tumor resection remains one of the biggest challenges in orthopedic surgery. Because of the limited availability of autograft material, the use of artificial bone is ...
  • ALD coating of centrifugally spun polymeric fibers and postannealing: case study for nanotubular TiO2 photocatalyst 

    Říhová, Martina; Yurkevich, Oksana; Motola, Martin; Hromádko, Luděk; Spotz, Zdeněk; Zazpe Mendioroz, Raúl; Knez, Mato; Macák, Jan (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2021-08-07)
    This work describes the synthesis of highly photocatalytically active TiO2 tubes (TiTBs) by combining centrifugal spinning and atomic layer deposition (ALD). Poly(vinyl pyrrolidone) (PVP) fibers were first produced by ...
  • Deposition of MoSe2 flakes using cyclic selenides 

    Charvot, Jaroslav; Zazpe Mendioroz, Raúl; Krumpolec, Richard; Rodriguez Pereira, Jhonatan; Pavliňák, David; Pokorný, Daniel; Klikar, Milan; Jelínková, Veronika; Macák, Jan; Bureš, Filip (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2021-06-03)
    The currently limited portfolio of volatile organoselenium compounds used for atomic layer deposition (ALD) has been extended by designing and preparing a series of four-, five- and six-membered cyclic silylselenides. Their ...
  • Deposition penetration depth and sticking probability in plasma polymerization of cyclopropylamine 

    Michlíček, Miroslav; Blahová, Lucie; Dvořáková, Eva; Nečas, David; Zajíčková, Lenka (Elsevier, 2021-02-02)
    Understanding the role of substrate geometry is vital for a successful optimization of low-pressure plasma polymerization on non-planar substrates used in bioapplications, such as porous materials or well plates. We ...
  • Wireless Anodization of Ti in Closed Bipolar Cells 

    Sopha, Hanna Ingrid; Rodriguez Pereira, Jhonatan; Čičmancová, Veronika; Macák, Jan (Wiley-VCH, 2021-08-01)
    In this work, the anodization of Ti foils in closed bipolar cells is shown for the first time. Depending on the applied potential, i. e. direct or alternating potential, TiO2 nanotube (TNT) layers can either be prepared ...
  • 2D MoTe2 nanosheets by atomic layer deposition: Excellent photo-electrocatalytic properties 

    Zazpe Mendioroz, Raúl; Sopha, Hanna Ingrid; Charvot, Jaroslav; Krumpolec, Richard; Rodriguez Pereira, Jhonatan; Michalička, Jan; Mistrík, Jan; Bača, Dominik; Motola, Martin; Bureš, Filip; Macák, Jan (Elsevier, 2021-06-01)
    Herein, the synthesis of MoTe2 nanosheets by means of Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) is demonstrated for the first time. ALD enables tight control over the thickness and the composition of the deposited material, which are ...
  • Anodic TiO2 nanotube walls reconstructed: Inner wall replaced by ALD TiO2 coating 

    Motola, Martin; Zazpe Mendioroz, Raúl; Hromádko, Luděk; Přikryl, Jan; Čičmancová, Veronika; Rodriguez Pereira, Jhonatan; Sopha, Hanna Ingrid; Macák, Jan (Elsevier, 2021-05-30)
    A reconstruction process of TiO2 nanotube (TNT) layers towards their superior photoelectrochemical performance and photocatalytic activity is presented. At first, TNT layers (similar to 5 mu m thick, similar to 250 nm in ...
  • Organoselenium Precursors for Atomic Layer Deposition 

    Charvot, Jaroslav; Zazpe Mendioroz, Raúl; Macák, Jan; Bureš, Filip (American Chemical Society, 2021-03-16)
    Organoselenium compounds with perspective application as Se precursors for atomic layer deposition have been reviewed. The originally limited portfolio of available Se precursors such as H2Se and diethyl(di)selenide has ...
  • One-dimensional anodic TiO2nanotubes coated by atomic layer deposition:Towards advanced applications 

    Dvořák, Filip; Zazpe Mendioroz, Raúl; Krbal, Miloš; Sopha, Hanna Ingrid; Přikryl, Jan; Ng, Siow Woon; Hromádko, Luděk; Bureš, Filip; Macák, Jan (Elsevier, 2019-03-01)
    Atomic layer deposition (ALD) represents a unique deposition technique that allows to coat uniformly var-ious high aspect ratio (HAR) porous nanostructures, in addition to its traditional role to coat flat substrates(e.g. ...
  • Water-born 3Dnanofiber mats usingcost-effectivecentrifugal spinning: comparison with electrospinnig process: A complex study 

    Říhová, Martina; Ince, Ahmet Erdem; Čičmancová, Veronika; Hromádko, Luděk; Částková, Klára; Pavliňák, David; Vojtová, Lucy; Macák, Jan (WILEY, 2021-02-05)
    A comparison of the electrostatic and centrifugal spinning of poly(vinyl alcohol) and poly(vinyl pyrrolidone) is shown in terms of the resulting fiber morphology and the process conditions. Specific parameters of centrifugal ...
  • High aspect ratio TiO2 nanotube layers obtained in a very short anodization time 

    Alijani, Mahnaz; Sopha, Hanna Ingrid; Ng, Siow Woon; Macák, Jan (Elsevier, 2021-04-20)
    Over the past years, the growth of high aspect ratio (HAR) anodic TiO2 nanotubes in a very short time (minute scale) has remained challenging. In the present report, TiO2 nanotube (TNT) layers with HAR approximate to 450 ...
  • Mechanical properties of a biodegradable self-expandable polydioxanone monofilament stent: In vitro force relaxation and its clinical relevance 

    Bezrouk, Aleš; Hosszú, Tomáš; Hromádko, Luděk; Olmrová Zmrhalová, Zuzana; Kopeček, Martin; Smutný, Martin; Krulichová, Iva Selke; Macák, Jan; Kremláček, Jan (PLOS, 2020-07-08)
    Biodegradable stents are promising treatments for many diseases, e.g., coronary artery disease, urethral diseases, tracheal diseases, and esophageal strictures. The mechanical properties of biodegradable stent materials ...
  • Molecular dynamics simulation of amine groups formation during plasma processing of polystyrene surfaces 

    Michlíček, Miroslav; Hamaguchi, Satoshi; Zajíčková, Lenka (IOP Publishing, 2020-10-01)
    Plasma treatment and plasma polymerization processes aiming to form amine groups on polystyrene surfaces were studied in-silico with molecular dynamics simulations. The simulations were compared with two experiments, (i) ...
  • Thin TiO2Coatings by ALD Enhance the Cell Growth on TiO2Nanotubular and Flat Substrates 

    Motola, Martin; Čapek, Jan; Zazpe Mendioroz, Raúl; Bačová, Jana; Hromádko, Luděk; Brůčková, Lenka; Ng, Siow Woon; Handl, Jiří; Spotz, Zdeněk; Knotek, Petr; Baishya, Kaushik; Majtnerová, Pavlína; Přikryl, Jan; Sopha, Hanna Ingrid; Roušar, Tomáš; Macák, Jan (American Chemical Society, 2020-09-21)
    The present work exploits Ti sheets and TiO2 nanotube (TNT) layers and their surface modifications for the proliferation of different cells. Ti sheets with a native oxide layer, Ti sheets with a crystalline thermal oxide ...
  • Laser-induced crystallization of anodic TiO(2)nanotube layers 

    Sopha, Hanna Ingrid; Mirza, Inam; Turčičová, Hana; Pavliňák, David; Michalička, Jan; Krbal, Miloš; Rodriguez Pereira, Jhonatan; Hromádko, Luděk; Novák, Ondřej; Mužík, Jiří; Smrž, Martin; Kolíbalová, Eva; Goodfriend, Nathan; Bulgakova, Nadezhda; Mocek, Tomáš; Macák, Jan (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2020-06-09)
    In this study, crystallization of amorphous TiO(2)nanotube (TNT) layers upon optimized laser annealing is shown. The resulting anatase TNT layers do not show any signs of deformation or melting. The crystallinity of the ...

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