Department of Surface and Plasma Science

Graduate Students

Physics of Plasma and Ionized Media

Andrea Kolínská (2020) -
Thesis: Ground-based and satellite observation of electromagnetic emissions associated with thunderstorm activity
Supervisor: Ing. Ivana Kolmašová, Ph.D.
Consultant: Prof. RNDr. Ondřej Santolík, Dr.
Himanshu Mishra (2020) -
Thesis: The diagnostics of processing plasmas
Supervisor: Doc. Mgr. Pavel Kudrna, Dr.
Consultant: Prof. RNDr. Milan Tichý, DrSc.
Mgr. Zdeněk Turek (2020) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: Diagnostics of HiPIMS systems for deposition of metallic thin films
Supervisor: Doc. Mgr. Pavel Kudrna, Dr.
Consultant: Prof. RNDr. Milan Tichý, DrSc.
Stefan Gohl (2019) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: Radiation belt dynamics observed by low-orbiting satellites
Supervisor: Doc. RNDr. František Němec, Ph.D.
Consultant: RNDr. Peter Rubovič, Ph.D.
Liliia Uvarova (2019) - ORCID ResearcherID
Thesis: Elementary processes in subthermal plasma
Supervisor: Mgr. Petr Dohnal, Ph.D.
Consultant: Prof. RNDr. Juraj Glosík, DrSc.
Mgr. Vít Gabriel (2018) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: Computational study of thin film systems preparation by pulsed methods
Supervisor: Doc. RNDr. Pavel Kocán, Ph.D.
Consultant: RNDr. Štěpán Roučka, Ph.D., Doc. Mgr. Pavel Kudrna, Dr.
Mgr. Anna Kapran (2018) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: Modeling of processes in low-temperature plasma for technological applications
Supervisor: Prof. RNDr. Milan Tichý, DrSc.
Consultant: Doc. Mgr. Pavel Kudrna, Dr.
Ing. Jan Lukačevič (2018) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: Propagation of electromagnetic waves in the vicinity of Earth and planets of the Solar system
Supervisor: Prof. RNDr. Ondřej Santolík, Dr.
Mgr. Jakub Palacký (2018) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: Study of dynamical processes in plasma by means of computer modelling
Supervisor: RNDr. Štěpán Roučka, Ph.D.
Consultant: Doc. RNDr. Věra Hrachová, CSc.
Anna Salohub (2018) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: Solar wind and its interaction with the Earth magnetosphere
Supervisor: Prof. RNDr. Jana Šafránková, DrSc.
Consultant: doc. RNDr. František Němec, Ph.D.
Andrii Tuholukov (2018) - ORCID ResearcherID
Thesis: Hydrodynamic process initiated by electrical discharge in water
Supervisor: Dr. Vitalij Stelmashuk
Consultant: RNDr. Karel Koláček, CSc. ÚFP AV ČR, Prof. RNDr. Jana Šafránková, DrSc.
Mgr. Petr Bartoň (2017) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: Optical and electrical properties of dust grains in laboratory observations
Supervisor: Doc. RNDr. Jiří Pavlů, Ph.D.
Mgr. Barbora Bezděková (2017) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: Multipoint observations of magnetospheric wave phenomena
Supervisor: RNDr. František Němec, Ph.D.
Mgr. Tereza Ďurovcová (2017) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: Experimental study of solar wind variations
Supervisor: Prof. RNDr. Jana Šafránková, DrSc.
Consultant: Prof. RNDr. Zdeněk Němeček, DrSc.
Mgr. Lukáš Kripner (2016) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: Study of Edge Localized Modes in Tokamaks and their Control Using Integrated Modelling Techniques
Supervisor: Doc. RNDr. František Němec, Ph.D.
Consultant: Jakub Urban, Marina Becoulet
Mgr. Michal Lacko (2016) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: Studies of reactions of ions with water molecules for trace gas analysis
Supervisor: prof. RNDr. Patrik Španěl, Ústav fyzikální chemie J. Heyrovského AV ČR, v.v.i.
Consultant: Prof. RNDr. Juraj Glosík, DrSc.
Ekaterina Matveeva (2016) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: Study of plasma disruptions in tokamak-type devices
Supervisor: Prof. RNDr. Milan Tichý, DrSc.
Consultant: Mgr. Josef Havlíček, Ph.D., Mgr. Vladimír Weinzettl, Ph.D.
Dmytro Shapko (2016) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: Study of the recombination of ions at temperatures relevant to cold interstellar plasma — experimental studies at temperatures 30–200 K
Supervisor: Prof. RNDr. Juraj Glosík, DrSc.
Consultant: Doc. RNDr. Radek Plašil, Ph.D.
Mgr. Kostyantyn Tuharin (2016) - ORCID ResearcherID
Thesis: Diagnostics of plasma systems for thin film deposition
Supervisor: Doc. Mgr. Pavel Kudrna, Dr.
Consultant: Prof. RNDr. Milan Tichý, DrSc.
Klara Bogár (2014) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: Additional plasma heating of tokamak plasma by powerful beam of deuterium atoms on the COMPASS tokamak
Supervisor: RNDr. Jan Stöckel, CSc., ÚFP AV ČR
Consultant: Prof. RNDr. Juraj Glosík, DrSc.
Artem Kovalenko (2014) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: Study of formation and recombination of H3O+ ions at low temperatures
Supervisor: Prof. RNDr. Juraj Glosík, DrSc.
Consultant: Doc. RNDr. Radek Plašil, Ph.D.
Mgr. Matěj Peterka (2014) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: Stability and transport in edge plasma in tokamaks
Supervisor: RNDr, Radomír Pánek, Ph.D., Ústav fyziky plazmatu AV ČR, v.v.i.
Consultant: Prof. RNDr. Milan Tichý, DrSc., Mgr. Pavel Cahyna, Ph.D., Ústav fyziky plazmatu AV ČR, v.v.i.
MSc. Matěj Tomeš (2014) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: Studies of high temperature plasma of tokamaks via charge exchange
Supervisor: RNDr. Jan Mlynář, PhD. (ÚFP AV ČR)
Consultant: Prof. RNDr. Milan Tichý, DrSc.
Mgr. Jiří Fišer (2013) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: Propagation of waves in the Earth's ionosphere
Supervisor: Ing. Jaroslav Chum, PhD (ÚFA AVČR)
Consultant: Doc. RNDr. Ondřej Santolík, Dr.
Ing. Oleksiy Hurba (2013) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: Expanding supersonic plasma jet generated in arc stabilized by water vortex (Gerdien arc)
Supervisor: Doc. RNDr. Milan Hrabovský, CSc., ÚFP AV ČR
Ing. Tomáš Markovič (2013) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: Study of magnetic fields in tokamaks
Supervisor: Ing. Ivan Ďuran, Ph.D. (ÚFP AV ČR), Mgr. Pavel Cahyna, Ph.D. (ÚFP AV ČR)
Consultant: Prof. RNDr. Milan Tichý, DrSc.
Serhiy Rednyk (2013) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: Study of astrophysically important reactions of positive ions with molecules at low temperatures
Supervisor: Prof. RNDr. Juraj Glosík, DrSc.
Consultant: RNDr. Radek Plašil, Ph.D.
Mgr. Alexander Tomori (2013) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: Interactions of waves and particles in space plasmas
Supervisor: Doc. RNDr. Ondřej Santolík, Dr.
Ing. Martin Imríšek (2012) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: Study of tokamak plasma instabilities using radiation diagnostics
Supervisor: Prof. RNDr. Milan Tichý, DrSc.
Consultant: Mgr. Vladimír Weinzettl, PhD. (ÚFP AV ČR), RNDr. Jan Mlynář, PhD. (ÚFP AV ČR)
Mgr. Matěj Jan Morávek (2012) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: Study of plasma in the mixtures with molecular gas at wide pressure range
Supervisor: Doc. RNDr. Věra Hrachová, CSc.
Consultant: Dr. Daniele Margarone, Ph.D. (FzÚ AV ČR)

Surface and Interface Physics

Aji Alexander (2020) -
Thesis: Surfaces of complex materials and their interaction with light
Supervisor: Doc. Mgr. Martin Setvín, Ph.D.
Hafiz Waqas Ali Ali (2020) -
Thesis: Physical and Chemical properties of perovskite surfaces
Supervisor: Mgr. Martin Setvín, Ph.D.
Athira lekshmi Mohandas Sandhya (2020) -
Thesis: Degradation of fuel cell catalysts
Supervisor: Mgr. Ivan Khalakhan, Ph.D.
Andrés Pinar Solé (2020) -
Thesis: Study of molecular systems on surfaces by means of Scanning Probe Microscopy
Supervisor: doc. Ing. Pavel Jelínek, Ph.D., FZÚ AV
Consultant: Oleksandr Stetsovych, Ph.D.
Viacheslav Kalinovych - ORCID ResearcherID
Thesis: Adsorption geometry and reactivity of the phosphonic acid linker group on cerium oxide thin films
Supervisor: Ing. Nataliya Tsud, Dr.
Mgr. Alina Madalina Darabut (2019) - ORCID ResearcherID
Thesis: Development and Characterisation of Bipolar Plates for PEM Fuel Cells.
Supervisor: Yevheniia Lobko, Ph.D.
Consultant: Prof. RNDr. Vladimír Matolín, DrSc.
Lukáš Fusek (2019) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: Model metal-oxide electrocatalysts for energy conversion
Supervisor: Doc. Mgr. Josef Mysliveček, Ph.D.
Consultant: RNDr. Viktor Johánek, Ph.D.
Lesia Piliai (2019) - ORCID ResearcherID
Thesis: Operando study of ceria based catalysts by near ambient pressure X-ray spectroscopy
Supervisor: Mykhailo Vorokhta, Ph.D.
Vitalii Uvarov (2019) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: Catalysts based on a combination of iron-group metal and reducible oxides
Supervisor: RNDr. Viktor Johánek, Ph.D.
Mgr. Lucinda Blanco Redondo (2018) - ORCID ResearcherID
Thesis: Research and development of proton exchange membrane fuel cell stacks
Supervisor: Prof. RNDr. Vladimír Matolín, DrSc.
Mgr. Jiří Doležal (2018) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: Characterization and control of molecular structures on surfaces by means of Scanning Probe Microscopy
Supervisor: Mgr. Martin Švec, Ph.D.
Consultant: doc. Ing. Pavel Jelínek, Ph.D.
Mgr. Xianxian Xie (2018) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: Research and development of proton exchange membrane fuel cells
Supervisor: Mgr. Ivan Khalakhan, Ph.D.
Mgr. Hana Faitová (2017) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: Preparation and characterization of ZnO nanostructures using ion beams and scanning probes
Supervisor: Ing. Jan Grym, Ph.D. (Ústav fotoniky a elektroniky AVČR)
Mgr. Zdeněk Rafaj (2017) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: Study of catalytic reaction mechanism on the cerium oxide–metal systems
Supervisor: Doc. RNDr. Václav Nehasil, Dr.
Mgr. Šárka Kučerová (2016) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: FIB: a manufacturing tool for nanostructures
Supervisor: Ing. Jan Grym, PhD. (Ústav fotoniky a elektroniky AVČR)
Jesús Rubén López-Roso Redondo (2016) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: Studies of molecular structures on surfaces by means of scanning probe microscopy
Supervisor: Mgr. Martin Švec, Ph.D., FZÚ AVČR v.v.i.
Consultant: Ing. Pavel Jelínek, Ph.D., FZÚ AVČR v.v.i.
Yuliia Kosto (2015) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: Study of cerium oxides for biological applications
Supervisor: Prof. RNDr. Vladimír Matolín, DrSc.
Consultant: Doc. Mgr. Iva Matolínová, Dr.
Oleksander Leiko (2015) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: Study of physical and chemical properties of metal-doped reducible oxides
Supervisor: Doc. RNDr. Karel Mašek, Dr.
Consultant: Prof. RNDr. Vladimír Matolín, DrSc.
Mgr. Karel Majer (2013) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: Recording surface processes on silicon by means of STM
Supervisor: Doc. RNDr. Ivan Ošťádal, CSc.
Mgr. Filip Rozbořil (2012) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: STM study of adatoms manipulation on the silicon surfaces
Supervisor: Doc. RNDr. Ivan Ošťádal, CSc.
Mgr. Igor Bieloshapka (2011) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: Perspective materials for fuel cells
Supervisor: Ing. Petr Jiříček, CSc., Fyzikální ústav AV ČR
Consultant: RNDR. Josef Zemek, CSc., Fyzikální ústav AV ČR
Mgr. Michael Kučera (2011) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: Adsorption of metal atoms and growth of metal nanostructures on silicon surface – STM study
Supervisor: Doc. RNDr. Ivan Ošťádal, CSc.
Consultant: Doc. RNDr. Pavel Sobotík, CSc., RNDr. Pavel Kocán, Ph.D.
Mgr. Jan Lachnitt (2011) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: Modeling dynamical theory of low energy electron diffraction on surface structures of model catalysts and sensors
Supervisor: Prof. RNDr. Vladimír Matolín, DrSc.
Consultant: RNDr. Daniel Mazur, Ph.D.
Mgr. Romana Šedivá (2013) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: Study of tungsten and cerium oxides based model systems
Supervisor: Doc. RNDr. Karel Mašek, Dr.
Consultant: Prof. RNDr. Vladimír Matolín, DrSc.

Mathematical and Computer Modelling

Mgr. Jakub Hromádka (2013) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: Study of physical processes in low- and high-temperature plasmas by advanced computer modelling techniques
Supervisor: Doc. RNDr. Věra Hrachová, CSc.

Theoretical Physics, Astronomy and Astrophysics

Mgr. Tatiana Výbošťoková (2019) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: Solar wind and its influence on the Earth’s magnetosphere
Supervisor: Prof. RNDr. Zdeněk Němeček, DrSc.
Consultant: doc. Mgr. Michal Švanda, Ph.D.
Mgr. Miroslav Hanzelka (2018) - ORCID ResearcherID Scopus Author ID
Thesis: Nonlinear processes in space plasmas and their effects on the generation and propagation of electromagnetic waves
Supervisor: Prof. RNDr. Ondřej Santolík, Dr.