Recent Submissions

  • Research Update: Focused ion beam direct writing of magnetic patterns with controlled structural and magnetic properties 

    Urbánek, Michal; Flajšman, Lukáš; Křižáková, Viola; Gloss, Jonáš; Horký, Michal; Schmid, Michael; Varga, Peter (AIP Publishing, 2018-06-01)
    Focused ion beam irradiation of metastable Fe78Ni22 thin films grown on Cu(100) substrates is used to create ferromagnetic, body-centered cubic patterns embedded into paramagnetic, face-centered-cubic surrounding. The ...
  • Limits of Babinet’s principle for solid and hollow plasmonic antennas 

    Horák, Michal; Křápek, Vlastimil; Hrtoň, Martin; Konečná, Andrea; Ligmajer, Filip; Stöger-Pollach, Michael; Šamořil, Tomáš; Paták, Aleš; Édes, Zoltán; Metelka, Ondřej; Babocký, Jiří; Šikola, Tomáš (Springer Nature, 2019-12-01)
    We present an experimental and theoretical study of Babinet’s principle of complementarity in plasmonics.We have used spatially-resolved electron energy loss spectroscopy and cathodoluminescence to investigate electromagnetic ...
  • Comparison of Different Approaches to Surface Functionalization of Biodegradable Polycaprolactone Scaffolds 

    Permyakova, Elizaveta; Kiryukhantsev-Korneev, Philip; Gudz, Kristina Yu.; Konopatsky, Anton S.; Polčák, Josef; Zhitnyak, I.Y.; Gloushankova, Natalia A.; Shtansky, Dmitry V.; Manakhov, Anton (MDPI, 2019-12-01)
    Due to their good mechanical stability compared to gelatin, collagen or polyethylene glycol nanofibers and slow degradation rate, biodegradable poly-epsilon-caprolactone (PCL) nanofibers are promising material as scaffolds ...
  • Microstructural changes during deformation of AISI 300 grade austenitic stainless steels: Impact of chemical heterogeneity 

    Man, Jiří; Kuběna, Ivo; Man, Ondřej; Weidner, Anja; Chlup, Zdeněk; Polák, Jaroslav (Elsevier, 2016-06-24)
    The present work points out the importance of chemical heterogeneity on the destabilization of austenitic structure and the formation of deformation induced martensite (DIM) in AISI 300 grade austenitic stainless steels ...
  • Plasma Surface Polymerized and Biomarker Conjugated Boron Nitride Nanoparticles for Cancer-Specific Therapy: Experimental and Theoretical Study 

    Permyakova, Elizaveta; Antipina, Liubov Yu.; Kiryukhantsev-Korneev, Philip; Kovalskii, Andrey; Polčák, Josef; Manakhov, Anton; Gudz, Kristina Yu.; Sorokin, Pavel B.; Shtansky, Dmitry V. (MDPI, 2019-12-01)
    A new low-pressure plasma-based approach to activate the surface of BN nanoparticles (BNNPs) in order to facilitate the attachment of folate acid (FA) molecules for cancer-specific therapy is described. Plasma treatment ...
  • Bismuth Oxychloride Nanoplatelets by Breakdown Anodization 

    Sopha, Hanna Ingrid; Spotz, Zdeněk; Michalička, Jan; Hromádko, Luděk; Bulánek, Roman; Wágner, Tomáš; Macák, Jan (Wiley-VCH Verlag, 2019-01-18)
    Herein, the synthesis of BiOCl nanoplatelets of various dimensions is demonstrated. These materials were prepared by anodic oxidation of Bi ingots in diluted HCl under dielectric breakdown conditions, triggered by a ...
  • Fracture Resistance of 14Cr ODS Steel Exposed to a High Temperature Gas 

    Hojná, Anna; Michalička, Jan; Hadraba, Hynek; Di Gabriele, Fosca; Duchoň, Jan; Rozumová, Lucia; Husák, Roman (MDPI, 2017-12-01)
    This paper studies the impact fracture behavior of the 14%Cr Oxide Dispersion Strengthened (ODS) steel (ODM401) after high temperature exposures in helium and air in comparison to the as-received state. A steel bar was ...
  • Fabrication of Magnetic Nanostructures on Silicon Nitride Membranes for Magnetic Vortex Studies Using Transmission Microscopy Techniques 

    Dhankhar, Meena; Vaňatka, Marek; Urbánek, Michal (MyJove Corp., 2018-07-02)
    Electron and x-ray magnetic microscopies allow for high-resolution magnetic imaging down to tens of nanometers. However, the samples need to be prepared on transparent membranes which are very fragile and difficult to ...
  • ALD growth of MoS2 nanosheets on TiO2 nanotube supports 

    Sopha, Hanna Ingrid; Tesfaye, Alexandr T.; Zazpe Mendioroz, Raúl; Michalička, Jan; Dvořák, Filip; Hromádko, Luděk; Krbal, Miloš; Přikryl, Jan; Djenizian, Thierry; Macák, Jan (Elsevier, 2019-09-01)
    Two-dimensional MoS2 nanostructures are highly interesting and effective in a number of energy-related applications. In this work, the synthesis of ultra-thin MoS2 nanosheets produced by the thermal Atomic Layer Deposition ...
  • Metal matrix to ceramic matrix transition via feedstock processing of SPS titanium composites alloyed with high silicone content 

    Tkachenko, Serhii; Čížek, Jan; Mušálek, Radek; Dvořák, Karel; Spotz, Zdeněk; Montufar Jimenez, Edgar Benjamin; Chráska, Tomáš; Křupka, Ivan; Čelko, Ladislav (Elsevier, 2018-06-15)
    Titanium silicides are promising candidates for use as a reinforcement in advanced light-weight composites due to their excellent mechanical properties and oxidation resistance at high temperatures, sufficient wear resistance, ...
  • Atomic Layer Deposition of MoSe2 Using New Selenium Precursors 

    Zazpe Mendioroz, Raúl; Charvot, Jaroslav; Krumpolec, Richard; Hromádko, Luděk; Pavliňák, David; Dvořák, Filip; Knotek, Petr; Michalička, Jan; Přikryl, Jan; Ng, Siow Woon; Jelínková, Veronika; Bureš, Filip; Macák, Jan (Elsevier, 2020-05-01)
    Among the emerging 2D materials, transition metal chalcogenides are particularly encouraging as alternative semiconducting graphene-like nanomaterial. Recently, 2D MoSe2 has been gaining interest due to its intriguing ...
  • Comparative study of plasmonic antennas fabricated by electron beam and focused ion beam lithography 

    Horák, Michal; Bukvišová, Kristýna; Švarc, Vojtěch; Jaskowiec, Jiří; Křápek, Vlastimil; Šikola, Tomáš (Springer Nature, 2018-06-25)
    We present a comparative study of plasmonic antennas fabricated by electron beam lithography and direct focused ion beam milling. We have investigated optical and structural properties and chemical composition of gold ...
  • The growth of metastable fcc Fe78Ni22 thin films on H-Si(100) substrates suitable for focused ion beam direct magnetic patterning 

    Gloss, Jonáš; Horký, Michal; Křižáková, Viola; Flajšman, Lukáš; Schmid, Michael; Urbánek, Michal; Varga, Peter (Elsevier, 2019-03-01)
    We have studied the growth of metastable face-centered-cubic, non-magnetic Fe78Ni22 thin films on silicon substrates. These films undergo a magnetic (paramagnetic to ferromagnetic) and structural (fcc to bcc) phase ...
  • Selectively arranged single-wire based nanosensor array systems for gas monitoring 

    Chmela, Ondřej; Sadílek, Jakub; Somer, Jakub; Mohan, Rajneesh; Hubálek, Jaromír; Vallejos Vargas, Stella (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2018-05-01)
    Gas nanosensors, comprised of arrays of nanoelectrodes with finger-widths of ~100 nm developed by electron beam lithography and aerosol assisted chemical vapor deposited non-functionalized and Pt-functionalized tungsten ...