Quarantine has been a benefit to article writing, Coatings journal has just published our latest one
Our latest article about industrially sputtered Ta-B-C coatings has just been published in Coatings journal.
August 31, 2020
New article chosen as a "Featured Article" in Journal of Applied Physics
The Editors felt that our article was one of the journal's best, and have chosen to promote it as a Featured Article.
July 29, 2020
Matej Fekete's Ph.D. Thesis Defense
Matej Fekete successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis and became a doctor in Plasma Physics.
June 19, 2020
Postdoctoral researcher position
An opportunity to apply for a postdoctoral researcher position in the field of PVD deposition and thin film analysis at PVDLab.
May 21, 2020
Visitor: prof. André Anders
Professor André Anders from Leibniz Institute of Surface Engineering in Germany accepted our invitation to Brno.
March 09, 2020
Visit from Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Julian Held, Sascha Monjé and professor Achim von Keudell from Ruhr-Universität Bochumm in Germany.
March 04, 2020
Workshop: PSE Satellite 2020
In February 2020, we attended the Workshop on Plasma-Based Synthesis of Nanomaterials, which was held in Prague.
February 10, 2020
Doors Open Days at Sci MUNI
We presented study program Physics and the work in the laboratories.
January 25, 2020
New Open Access publication in Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics
In Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics is available our newest Open Access publication.
January 15, 2020
New publication in Surface and Coatings Technology
In the Surface and Coatings Technology journal was published the new article by doctor S. Mirzaei.
December 17, 2019
PhD defence of Saeed Mirzaei
Member of our team and our colleague Saeed Mirzaei defended his PhD thesis.
December 09, 2019
New open access publication in Plasma Sources Science and Technology
New article was published in the Plasma Sources Science and Technology journal.
December 05, 2019
Fall meeting at MUNI
We hosted a meeting of three research groups dealing with the preparation and analysis of thin films in the last week of November.
November 25, 2019
Visitor: prof. Daniel Lundin from Linkoping University
Professor Daniel Lundin accepted our invitation to Brno, and he presented three lectures
November 12, 2019
Visitor: Docent Tomas Nyrberg from Uppsala University
Doc. Tomas Nyrberg (Uppsala University, Sweden) accepted an invitation from doc. Souček and visited us at the end of October.
October 30, 2019
Workshop at RWTH Aachen
At the beginning of October 2019 three of our co-workers participated in a workshop at RWTH Aachen University.
October 11, 2019
Prof. Vašina and dr. Hnilica attended the Plasma Thin film International Union Meeting (PLATHINIUM).
October 01, 2019
Night of Scientists 2019
We opened the door to our laboratory on Friday 27th of September 2019 during the Night of Scientists 2019.
September 27, 2019
PhD Day 2019
We presented our research group during the PhD Day 2019 on Thursday, September the 19th for a possible PhD students.
September 19, 2019
Open Day MUNI 2019
We presented study program Physics and the work in our laboratories on Friday, September the 13th for the high school students.
September 13, 2019
Postdoctoral researcher position
An opportunity to apply for a postdoctoral researcher position in the field of PVD deposition and analysis of advanced thin films is now open at PVDLab.
September 12, 2019
Conference: AEPSE 2019
Matej Fekete talked about influence of ionized sputtered species on hysteresis behavior of reactive HiPIMS at the 12th Asian-European International Conference on PLasma Surface Engineering, which was held in Jeju (South Korea).
September 02, 2019
New publication in Surface and Coating Technology
Check out our latest publication in Surface and Coating Technology journal.
August 30, 2019
Conference: PPPS 2019
Dr Klein attended the IEEE Pulsed Power & Plasma Science Conference PPPS 2019.
July 09, 2019
Dean’s prize for the outstanding outcome of research, development or other creative activity was awarded to our PhD student Matej Fekete.
July 02, 2019
Conference: HiPIMS 2019
Our colleague Katarína Bernátová attended 10th HiPIMS-Conference 2019 – International Conference on Sputter Technology.
June 28, 2019
Habilitation of Pavel Souček
A member of our research group, associate professor Pavel Souček habilitated in the field of Plasma physics.
June 27, 2019
Conference: ISSP 2019
ISSP conference was held in Kanazawa (Japan) in June 2019, where we presented our results during oral presentation.
June 26, 2019
Visitor: prof. Jón Tómas Guðmundsson from Iceland
Within the INNOLEC program prof. Jón Tómas Guðmundsson from University of Iceland presented two lectures on HiPIMS
June 17, 2019
Conference: ICMCTF 2019
ICMCTF conference was held in San Diego (CA, USA) in May 2019. We had three oral contributions in three thematic sections.
June 08, 2019
Business Research Forum 2019
On Thursday April the 25th we attended third Business Research Forum of the Masaryk University.
April 25, 2019
At the turn of February and March 2019, prof. Vašina and dr. Soucek attended ICAPT-7 in the Vietnamese city of Hue.
March 12, 2019
Newly obtained GAČR project
We obtained a project from the Grant Agency of the Czech Republic.
March 01, 2019
Visit at HVM Plasma in Prague
We gladly accepted an invitation to company HVM Plasma in Prague to see their R&D facility.
February 14, 2019
Open Doors Days at Sci MUNI
We presented study program Physics and the work in the laboratories for the high school students.
January 26, 2019
Physical Saturday for high schools
We opened our laboratories on Saturday January the 12th 2019 for the high school students of the 2nd grade.
January 12, 2019
Pour féliciter 2019
Merry Christmas and our best wishes for a happy and prosperous New Year wish you prof. Petr Vašina and whole team of PVDlab.
December 24, 2018
New HiPIMS power supply made by Ionautics
We have acquired two new HiPIMS power supply made by Ionautics to our lab.
December 17, 2018
Dr. Souček's habilitation thesis defence
Succesful habilitation thesis defence of our colleague dr. Pavel Souček took place at a public session of the faculty scientific board.
December 14, 2018
Visit of prof. J.M. Schneider and Dr. Z. Czigány
Prof. J. M. Schneider and Dr. Z. Czigány visited our laboratory within the INNOLEC program.
December 10, 2018
Newly obtained GAČR project
A financial support was granted for a new project from 1st January 2019.
November 29, 2018
Fall meeting at TU Wien: Heart of Europe – Thin Films Workshop
TU Wien hosted Thin Films Workshop where we met research group from Austria and Slovakia
November 28, 2018
Week of Science and Technology 2018
We opened the door to our laboratory during the Week of Science and Technology 2018.
November 12, 2018
Visitors from Advanced Technologies Research Institute in Trnava, Slovakia
We performed joint experiments with colleagues from the Advanced Technologies Research Institute.
October 30, 2018
Night of Scientists 2018
We opened the door to our laboratory on Friday 5th of October during the Night of Scientists 2018.
October 12, 2018
Newly obtained projects (January 2018)
A financial support was granted for two new projects from 1st January 2018.
January 01, 2018
Conference: RSD 2017
The conference took place in Pilsen.
December 06, 2017
Visitor: dr. Nikolay Britun from the University of Mons
Dr. Nikolay Britun from the University of Mons visited our research facility.
November 20, 2017
Conference: ITFPC 2017
SFV organized the conference ITFPC in Nancy (France)
October 27, 2017