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Department of Functional Materials

belongs to the Condensed Matter Division of the Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences

The department consists of 3 research groups FMC, MNB and MCMscanning electron microscopy laboratory and mechanical workshop.

Research within the department focusses on  active or passive functionality imprinted to the solid state materials on the structural level, in particular:

Head of Department

Name Surname Phone Email
Petr Šittner +420 266 052 657 sittner@fzu.cz

Deputy Head of Department

Name Surname Phone Email
Luděk Heller +420 266 053 351 heller@fzu.cz
Pavel Lejček +420 266 052 167 lejcekp@fzu.cz

Secretary

Name Surname Phone Email
Marcela Boháčková +420 266 052 613 bohacekm@fzu.cz

Recent Key Results

Shape Memory and Superelasticity 2019 Editor’s Choice Selections

Two articles from the Department:  Tensile Deformation of Superelastic NiTi Wires in Wide Temperature and Microstructure Ranges and B2 ⇒ B19′ ⇒ B2T Martensitic Transformation as a Mechanism of Plastic Deformation of NiTi were  selected by the editors of Shape memory and Superelasticity journal to belong among the top 6 articles of the year 2019 and awarded free online access.

First report of transparent conductive boron-doped diamond electrodes fabrication at low temperatures published  by P. Ashcheulov et al. in Applied Materials Today

Low temperature synthesis of transparent conductive boron doped diamond films for optoelectronic applications: Role of hydrogen on the electrical properties

Grain morphology reconstruction of crystalline materials from Laue three-dimensional neutron diffraction tomography by Stavros Samothrakitis, Camilla Laresen et al. Scientific Reports (2020) 10:3724

Deformation twinning in martensite affecting functional behavior of NiTi shape memory alloys  P. Šittner, O. Molnárová, L. Kadeřávek, O. Tyc,  L. Heller, Materialia 9 (2020)100506  FREE Link

 

Address

Department of Functional Materials

Institute of Physics of the CAS

Na Slovance 2, 182 21, Prague, Czech Republic

 

Contacts

Tel: +420 266 052 613

Fax: +420 286 890 527

email: ofm@fzu.cz

Administration

News

Special Department seminar in Battistova cihelna in Dáblice,

On September 21, 2018 Orsolya Molnarova succesfully defended her

Special Issue of the journal  Materials, an open access journal by MDPI (Impac

Diamond and Diamond-Like Carbon: Next-Generation Electrodes for Electroanalysis

Maruska Krecmarova completed her PhD in July 2018, congratulations and best wishes.

On January 30, Eduardo Alarcon defended his Czech-French PhD thesis in Brest, France , congratulations.

NiTi20Hf shape memory alloy was used in the actuation system for the rotating wingtips in the test flight series of the Spanwise Adaptive Wing proj

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