|Karel N I T S C H|
Titles: Ing., CSc.
162 53 Praha 6
Phone: 220 318 557
Fax: 233 343 184
Vice Chairman of the Czechoslovak Association for Crystal Growth.
|1966 - 1971||Study at the Prague Institute of Chemical Technology - inorganic technology|
|1972 - 1986||Institute of Physics of the Charles University|
|1980||Submitted and defended Thesis "Study on preparation of epitaxial garnet layers by LPE" at the Prague Institute of Chemical Technology, title CSc. (equivalent PhD)|
|1986||Joined the Institute of Physics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic|
|1991 - 1993||Project of the Grant Agency of the AS CR: Study of preparation and crystallization of intermediate alkali lead halides|
|1992 - 2012||The Chairman of the Czechoslovak Association for Crystal Growth|
|1995 - 1996||Project of the Czech Science Foundation: Phase transitions in lead halide|
|1999 - 2001||Project of the Grant Agency of the AS CR: Preparation of acousto-optical and electro-optical materials of new generation|
|2000 - 2002||Project of the Czech Science Foundation: Analysis of molten state and crystallization of some halides|
|2003||The prize of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic for outstanding scientific results (member of the team)|
|2003 - 2005||Project of the Grant Agency of the AS CR: "Preparation and properties studies of phosphate glasses with increased scintillating efficiency" solved with outstanding results|
|2006 - 2008||Project of the Grant Agency of the AS CR: Stability studies on Na-Gd phosphate glasses with increased scintillation efficiency|
Specialization: inorganic chemistry, crystal growth, thermal analysis
Topics: crystal growth from the aqueous and high temperature solutions, by the Bridgman and Czochralski methods, horizontal THM, growth of epitaxial layers by liquid phase epitaxy, purification of materials, preparation of phosphate glasses
Studied materials: halides (alkali, lead, ternary), Na-R phosphate glasses (R - rare earth elements), rare earth garnets (iron, aluminium), tungstate (lead, calcium, sodium-bismuth), nucleic acid bases, alkali-rare earth phosphate glasses.