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The 5th International Workshop on Topological Structures in Ferroic Materials (TOPO2019) took place in Průhonice and Prague on June 16–20. The conference was organized by the Czech Physical Society and by the Department of Dielectrics of FZU with Jiří Hlinka being the conference chair.
The TOPO Workshop series has been established with an ad hoc meeting held in 2015 at the University of New South Wales in Sydney as a...

If you wish to have the best scientific team to be in the front line of global science, you need to start looking for its members at an early stage. Ideally at a secondary school level. This has become clear to ELI Beamlines and HiLASE Laser Centers of the Czech Academy of Sciences which have searched for their future colleagues among secondary school students for the third year now. The Programme of the Talent Academy is unique in that it offers twelve students a three-...

She is a Half Marathon runner and a scientist who explores processes in the quantum vacuum. Hedvika Kadlecová from ELI Beamlines Research Centre in Dolní Břežany has become one of the three winners of the prestigious L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science. The prize has been awarded in the Czech Republic for thirteen years and it is intended to support female talents in science. Hedvika entered the competition after she was encouraged to take part in the contest by her...

Mezinárodní výbor vybral za nejlepší poster na konferenci ICFSMA presentaci Petra Veřtáta o teplotně indukovaných strukturních změnách v martensitu Ni-Mn-Ga-Fe vykazujícím jev magnetické tvarové paměti.

V Praze se uskutečnila pravidelná mezinárodní konference ICFSMA´19 (International Conference of Ferromagnetic Shape Memory Alloys, ICFSMA.cz) pořádaná Fyzikálním ústavem ČAV a za spolupořadatelství Ústavu Termomechanicky ČAV a Matematicko-fyzikální fakulty University Karlovy. Praktické organizace se podjala firma Concrea. Konference se koná pravidelně po třech letech. Předchozí se uskutečnily v Bilbao - Španělsko, Boise - USA a zatím...

Top laser centre ELI Beamlines in Dolní Břežany managed by the Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences can be referred to as the showcase of Czech science. A number of delegations come to see it from all around the world; several months ago arrived the president of India. On Thursday, May 9th, it was visited by European Commissioner Věra Jourová.

Věra Jourová is in charge of justice, consumer protection and gender equality...

Logo Piezo 2019The 10th International Meeting `Electroceramics for End Users X - PIEZO 2019‘ and the related Winter School were held on January 27-30, 2019, in Špindlerův Mlýn in the Czech Republic. The Meeting hosted 70 participants from 17 countries inlcuding the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Korea, Latvia, the...

The eleventh Science Café in Brussels, an unconventional open discussion with scientist, took place on 23 October 2018 in the Pilsen House in Brussels. The main guest was Tomáš Jungwirth, a recognized scientist in the field of Spintronics from the Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences.

The fields of expertise of Tomáš Jungwirth are condensed matter physics, materials science, electronic properties of nanostructures, quantum Hall effects,...

Pavla Štenclová, Ph.D., from the Department of Optical Materials of the Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences received the Austin Barnes´ Prize for the best poster called "ATR-IR real-time monitoring of biofilm formation during bacterial growth" presented at the EUCMOS 2018 Conference (XXXIV European Congress on Molecular Spectroscopy) held in August 2018 in Coimbra, Portugal.

The presented results were obtained during the...

Dr Jaromír Chalupský, deputy head of the Department of Radiation and Chemical Physics (Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences in Prague), has been awarded the FELs of Europe Award on Photon Transport and Diagnostics 2018 for an excellent contribution to the photon diagnostics of free electron lasers, the guidance, characterisation and adjustment of laser beams and to the FEL instrumentation in general.

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