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  • 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 ...
  • Harnessing light to create functional, three-dimensional polymeric materials: multitasking initiation systems as the critical key to success 

    Tomal, Wiktoria; Krok, Dominika; Chachaj-Breskiesz, Anna; Lepcio, Petr; Ortyl, Joanna (Elsevier, 2021-11-29)
    Nowadays, the lack of suitable photoinitiators (PI) and photoinitiating systems (PISs) represents the utmost challenge in 3D-VAT printing. High photoinitiating efficiency is needed for example in the presence of nanofillers ...
  • Use of Micro-CT Imaging to Assess Ventral Mandibular Cortical Thickness and Volume in an Experimental Rodent Model With Chronic High-Phosphorus Intake 

    Jekl, Vladimír; Břínek, Adam; Zikmund, Tomáš; Jeklová, Edita; Kaiser, Jozef (Frontiers, 2021-12-01)
    Adverse effects of high dietary phosphorus on bone health have been observed in both animal and human studies. The aim of the investigation was to examine chronic effects of high phosphorus diet on the apical mandibular ...
  • Modifications of Parylene by Microstructures and Selenium Nanoparticles: Evaluation of Bacterial and Mesenchymal Stem Cell Viability 

    Pekárková, Jana; Gablech, Imrich; Fialová, Tatiana; Bílek, Ondřej; Fohlerová, Zdenka (FRONTIERS MEDIA SA, 2021-12-03)
    Parylene-based implants or coatings introduce surfaces suffering from bacteria colonization. Here, we synthesized polyvinylpyrrolidone-stabilized selenium nanoparticles (SeNPs) as the antibacterial agent, and various ...
  • 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 ...
  • Using an Automated Heterogeneous Robotic System for Radiation Surveys 

    Gábrlík, Petr; Lázna, Tomáš; Jílek, Tomáš; Sládek, Petr; Žalud, Luděk (2020-06-29)
    During missions involving radiation exposure, unmanned robotic platforms may embody a valuable tool, especially thanks to their capability of replacing human operators in certain tasks to eliminate the health risks associated ...
  • 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 ...
  • Destructive Photon Echo Formation in Six-Wave Mixing Signals of a MoSe2 Monolayer 

    Hahn, Thilo; Václavková, Diana; Bartoš, Miroslav; Nogajewski, Karol; Potemski, Marek; Watanabe, Kenji; Taniguchi, Takashi; Machnikowski, Paweł; Kuhn, Tilmann; Kasprzak, Jacek; Wigger, Daniel (Wiley-VCH, 2022-01-05)
    Monolayers of transition metal dichalcogenides display a strong excitonic optical response. Additionally encapsulating the monolayer with hexagonal boron nitride allows to reach the limit of a purely homogeneously broadened ...
  • Kinetics of Guided Growth of Horizontal GaN Nanowires on Flat and Faceted Sapphire Surfaces 

    Rothman, Amnon; Maniš, Jaroslav; Dubrovskii, Vladimir G.; Šikola, Tomáš; Mach, Jindřich; Joslevich, Ernesto (MDPI, 2021-03-01)
    The bottom-up assembly of nanowires facilitates the control of their dimensions, structure, orientation and physical properties. Surface-guided growth of planar nanowires has been shown to enable their assembly and alignment ...
  • Advantageous Description of Short Fatigue Crack Growth Rates in Austenitic Stainless Steels with Distinct Properties 

    Trávníček, Lukáš; Kuběna, Ivo; Mazánová, Veronika; Vojtek, Tomáš; Polák, Jaroslav; Hutař, Pavel; Šmíd, Miroslav (MDPI, 2021-03-01)
    In this work two approaches to the description of short fatigue crack growth rate under large-scale yielding condition were comprehensively tested: (i) plastic component of the J-integral and (ii) Polak model of crack ...
  • The Impact of Vibrational Entropy on the Segregation of Cu to Antiphase Boundaries in Fe3Al 

    Friák, Martin; Černý, Miroslav; Šob, Mojmír (MDPI, 2021-08-02)
    We performed a quantum mechanical study of segregation of Cu atoms toward antiphase boundaries (APBs) in Fe3Al. The computed concentration of Cu atoms was 3.125 at %.The APBs have been characterized by a shift of the lattice ...
  • VOCs Sensing by Metal Oxides, Conductive Polymers, and Carbon-Based Materials 

    Tomic, Milena; Šetka, Milena; Vojkůvka, Lukáš; Vallejos Vargas, Stella (MDPI, 2021-02-01)
    This review summarizes the recent research efforts and developments in nanomaterials for sensing volatile organic compounds (VOCs). The discussion focuses on key materials such as metal oxides (e.g., ZnO, SnO2, TiO2 WO3), ...
  • Microstructure of Selective Laser Melted Titanium Lattices and In Vitro Cell Behaviour 

    Hernandez Tapia, Laura Guadalupe; Carranza-Trejo, Azalia Mariel; Kashimbetova, Adelia; Tkachenko, Serhii; Koledová, Zuzana; Koutný, Daniel; Malý, Martin; Čelko, Ladislav; Montufar Jimenez, Edgar Benjamin (Tanger, 2021-09-15)
    Selective laser melting (SLM) is a metal additive manufacturing technology that allows the fabrication of complex near-net-shape titanium parts. Among possible applications, titanium is important for the biomedical sector, ...
  • Photoactivated materials and sensors for NO2 monitoring 

    Šetka, Milena; Claros Vargas, Martha Carmiňa; Chmela, Ondřej; Vallejos Vargas, Stella (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2021-11-01)
    This review presents the recent research efforts and developments in photoactive materials for sensing ppb concentrations of NO2. It also includes the fundamentals of photoactivated gas sensing and enabling technologies ...
  • 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 ...
  • The riddle of orange-red luminescence in Bismuth-doped silica glasses 

    Laguta, Oleksii; Razdobreev, Igor M. (Nature Portfolio, 2021-04-08)
    For over the past two decades it has been believed that the intense orange-red photoluminescence in Bismuth-doped materials originates from Bi2+ ions. Based on the results from magnetic circular polarization experiments, ...
  • Phase of white light and its compatibility to the optical path 

    Bouchal, Petr; Chmelík, Radim; Bouchal, Zdeněk (Optical Society of America, 2021-03-12)
    The phase of monochromatic light directly relates to the optical path difference (OPD), but finding this connection for spectrally broadband light is challenging. Due to a missing concept of the compatibility between the ...
  • 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 ...
  • Case Report: Wound Closure Acceleration in a Patient With Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Using a Lyophilised Amniotic Membrane 

    Lipový, Břetislav; Hladík, Martin; Štourač, Petr; Forostyak, Serhiy (Frontiers Media, 2021-04-16)
    Background: Toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) is a rare life-threatening disease that mainly affects the skin and mucous membranes, resulting from a toxic delayed-type hypersensitivity (DTH) reaction (type IV reaction) to ...

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