RNDr. Eva Majková, Dr.Sc. (Deputy Head)
Prof. Ing. Š. Luby, Dr.Sc.
RNDr. Katarína Gmucová, Ph.D.
Ing. Vojtech Nádaždy, Ph.D.
Ing. Ján Ivančo, Ph.D.
Dr. Rer. Nat. P. Šiffalovič, Ph.D.
Ing. Yuriy Halahovets, Ph.D.
Mgr. Karol Végsö, Ph.D.
RNDr. Monika Hofbauerova, Ph.D.
RNDr. Naďa Mrkývková, Ph.D.
Mgr. Adriana Annušová, Ph.D.
Ing. Anna Kálosi, Ph.D.
Mgr. Peter Nádaždy, Ph.D.
Mgr. Alica Brunová, Ph.D. student
Mgr. Vladimír Held, Ph.D. student
Mgr. Farnoush Salehtash, Ph.D. student
Ing. Faraz Ud Din, Ph.D. student
Mgr. Shima Sousani, Ph.D. student
Ing. Muhammad Adeel Ashraf, Ph.D. student
Mgr. Israt Ali, Ph.D. student
Mgr. Daniel Truchan, PhD. student
Development of X-ray optics and application of X-ray scattering to ex-situ and in-situ studies on the nanoscale
M. Jergel, Y. Halahovets, K. Vegso, P. Nádaždy; PhD students: V. Held
- design and testing of X-ray diffractive optics for the latest generation of high-flux microfocus X-ray sources
- implementation of the single-point diamond turning technology for preparation of high-quality X-ray surfaces
- phase and texture analyses of functional nanostructures and their components for photovoltaics, optoelectronics and biosensing performed ex-situ and in real time during their growth including synchrotron measurements
Application of 2D materials to advanced theranostics
E. Majková, M. Hofbauerova, A. Annušová, A. Kálosi; PhD. students: Israt Ali, F. Salehtash, D.Truchan
- preparation and research of MoOx quantum nanodots and nanoparticles exhibiting strong surface plasmon resonance effect in NIR region for thermal phototherapy of cancer cells
- development and testing of 2D bioconjugated nanoplatform (graphene, transition metal dichalcogenides) following the antigen-antibody based cancer detection scheme for the next generation of highly selective anti-cancer drug nanocarriers
van der Waals heterostructures for organic-based (opto)electronics
P. Šiffalovič, N. Mrkývková, P. Nádaždy; PhD. students: V. Held
- interaction of 2D substrates (graphene, MoS2, ...) with semiconducting small molecules (pentacene, diindenoperylene, ...) for future applications in solar cells and transistors
- in-situ grazing-incidence small- and wide-angle X-ray scattering during vacuum deposition to determine the crystallographic orientation of small molecular crystals
Perovskite hybrid photovoltaics and lithium batteries
V. Nádaždy, K. Gmucová, PhD. students: A. Brunová, F. Ud Din, M. Ashraf, S. Sousani
- Interface engineering in perovskite solar cells by 0D and 2D nanomaterials based on systematic studies of a correlation between electronic structure and interface quality
- Electrochemical research of electrode materials to identify efficient mechanisms for electrical energy storage in lithium batteries
Innovative sensors of gaseous biomarkers and sensors for environmental monitoring
J. Ivančo, Š. Luby
- research on nanostructured materials employed in highly-sensitive chemical solid-state sensors of trace concentrations of gases and vapours with particular focus on monitoring of biomarkers of diseases (in exhaled breath) and environmental pollution
Electrochemical characterization of polymers, copolymers, polymer and copolymer blends, nanoparticles, nanoparticles/polymer composites
K. Gmucová, V. Nádaždy, Y. Halahovets, PhD student: V. Held
- cyclic voltammetry, linear voltammetry as the standard electrochemical methods
- voltcoulometry as the method enabling to analyse the anomalous charge transfer often present in the case of low-dimensional materials
- energy-resolved electrochemical impedance spectroscopy as the method enabling to map the density of states in the studied samples