FZU researchers, in a world-wide collaboration led by Dr. Pavlo Zubko from University College London, have found that in superlattices, composed of layers of a ferroelectric material separated by thin metallic spacers, electric dipoles form an unusual pattern of nanoscale domains that order in three dimensions to create a ‘domain supercrystal’, exhibiting outstanding dielectric response.
Remembering Mrs. Zdena Málková, a long-time secretary of the Magnetism Department, who left us unexpectedly just before Christmas.
A device to detect SARS-CoV-2 in saliva samples is one step closer to a real-world application. A unique technology, which was developed by researchers from the Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences, has shown sensitivity comparable to that of PCR testing.
The Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences participated in Researchers´ Night together with other research institutions on Friday 27 November 2020. This time it had to be made on-line.
Václav Vrba, our classmate, friend and colleague passed away after a long illness on Tuesday, December 29. His life’s pilgrimage crossed ours in a number of places and for years in our working as well as personal lives and it is difficult for us to accept that it no longer will be so.
Interdisciplinary research of the Laboratory of Biophysics aims to gain insight in the understanding of how physical factors influence the processes that drive cell behaviour and functionality. The Czech Academy of Sciences supported the laboratory by providing funds for the CytoFLEX Beckman Coulter flow cytometer.
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 information into an antiferromagnet by femtosecond-laser pulses.
It is with profound sorrow that I inform you of the passing of our highly respected and beloved colleague, Antonio Lucianetti, after a short and insidious illness. He left this world calmly on November 19, 2020, in Bergamo at the age of 55.