Rudolf Zahradník Lecture Series


Prof. František Švec
Thursday, June 9, 2016
„New trends on the preparation and application of porous polymer monoliths in chromatography”
Series of Honorary Lectures under the auspices of the General Director of RCPTM

TOP RCPTM journal publications 2016

K. Ulbrich, K. Holá, V. Šubr, A. Bakandritsos, J. Tuček, R. Zbořil: Targeted Drug Delivery with Polymers and Magnetic Nanoparticles: Covalent and Noncovalent Approaches, Release Control, and Clinical Studies, CHEMICAL REVIEWS vol. 116, iss. 9, pp. 5338-5431, 2016.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.5b00589, IF = 46.568

M. Dubecký, L. Mitas, P. Jurečka: Noncovalent Interactions by Quantum Monte Carlo, CHEMICAL REVIEWS, vol. 116, iss. 9, pp. 5188-5215, 2016.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.5b00577, IF = 46.568

M. H. Kolář, P. Hobza: Computer Modeling of Halogen Bonds and Other σ-Hole Interactions, CHEMICAL REVIEWS, vol. 116, iss. 9, pp. 5155-5187, 2016.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.5b00560, IF = 46.568

V. Georgakilas, J. N. Tiwari, K. C. Kemp, J. A. Perman, A. B. Bourlinos, K. S. Kim, R. Zboril: Noncovalent Functionalization of Graphene and Graphene Oxide for Energy Materials, Biosensing, Catalytic, and Biomedical Applications, CHEMICAL REVIEWS, vol. 116, iss. 9, pp. 5464–5519, 2016.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.5b00620, IF = 46.568

P. Trouillas, J. C. Sancho-García, V. De Freitas, J. Gierschner, M. Otyepka, and O. Dangles: Stabilizing and Modulating Color by Copigmentation: Insights from Theory and Experiment, CHEMICAL REVIEWS, vol. 116, iss. 9, pp. 4937–4982, 2016.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.5b00507, IF = 46.568
M. B. Gawande, A. Goswami, F. Felpin, T. Asefa, X. Huang, R. Silva, X. Zou, R. Zboril, R. S. Varma: Cu and Cu-Based Nanoparticles: Synthesis and Applications in Catalysis, CHEMICAL REVIEWS, vol. 116, iss. 6, pp. 3722-3811, 2016.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.5b00482, IF = 46.568
Jayaramulu, K., Datta, K. K. R., Rösler, C., Petr, M., Otyepka, M., Zboril, R. and Fischer, R. A.: Biomimetic Superhydrophobic/Superoleophilic Highly Fluorinated Graphene Oxide and ZIF-8 Composites for Oil–Water Separation, ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE INTERNATIONAL EDITION, vol. 55, iss. 3, pp. 1178-1182, 2016.
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201507692, IF = 11.261

X. Chia, A. Adriano, P. Lazar, Z. Sofer, J. Luxa, M. Pumera: Layered Platinum Dichalcogenides (PtS 2 , PtSe 2 , and PtTe 2 ) Electrocatalysis: Monotonic Dependence on the Chalcogen Size , ADV. FUNCT. MATER., 2016.
DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201505402, IF = 11.085

Y. Sarigiannis, Α. Kolokithas-Ntoukas, N. Beziere, R. Zbořil, E. Papadimitriou, K. Avgoustakis, M. Lamprou, Z. Medrikova, E. Rousalis, V. Ntziachristos, A. Bakandritsos: Synthesis and evaluation of condensed magnetic nanocrystal clusters with in vivo multispectral optoacoustic tomography for tumour targeting, BIOMATERIALS vol. 91, pp. 128-139, 2016.
DOI: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2016.03.015, IF = 8.557

A. Sitt, J. Soukupova, D. Miller, D. Verdi, R. Zboril, H. Hess, J. Lahann: Microscale Rockets and Picoliter Containers Engineered from Electrospun Polymeric Microtubes, SMALL, vol. 12, iss. 11, pp. 1432-1439, 2016.
DOI: 10.1002/smll.201503467, IF = 8.368

S. Kalytchuk, O. Zhovtiuk, S. V. Kershaw, R. Zbořil, A. L. Rogach: Temperature-Dependent Exciton and Trap-Related Photoluminescence of CdTe Quantum Dots Embedded in a NaCl Matrix: Implication in Thermometry, SMALL vol. 12, iss. 4, pp. 466-476, 2016.
DOI: 10.1002/smll.201501984, IF = 8.368

A. K. Rathi, M. B. Gawande, J. Pechousek, J. Tucek, C. Aparicio, M. Petr, O. Tomanec, R. Krikavova, Z. Travnicek, R. S. Varma, R. Zboril: Maghemite decorated with ultra-small palladium nanoparticles (γ-Fe 2 O 3 –Pd): applications in the Heck–Mizoroki olefination, Suzuki reaction and allylic oxidation of alkenes , GREEN CHEM., Advanced Article, 2016.
DOI: 10.1039/c5gc02264a, IF = 8.08

A. K. Rathi, M. B. Gawande, J. Pechousek, J. Tucek, C. Aparicio, M. Petr, O. Tomanec, R. Krikavova, Z. Travnicek, R. S. Varma, R. Zboril: Maghemite decorated with ultra-small palladium nanoparticles (γ-Fe2O3–Pd): applications in the Heck–Mizoroki olefination, Suzuki reaction and allylic oxidation of alkenes, GREEN CHEM. vol. 18, iss. 8, pp. 2363-2373, 2016.
DOI: 10.1039/c5gc02264a, IF = 8.02

T. Pluháček, K. Lemr, D. Ghosh, D. Milde, J. Novák, V. Havlíček: Characterization of microbial siderophores by mass spectrometry, MASS SPEC REV vol. 35, iss. 1, pp. 35-47, 2016.
DOI: 10.1002/mas.21461, IF = 7.709

ATLAS Collaboration: Measurement of the ZZ Production Cross Section in pp Collisions at s=13TeV with the ATLAS DetectorPHYS. REV. LETT. vol. 116, iss. 10, 2016. DOI: 10.1103/physrevlett.116.101801, IF = 7.512

K. J. Datta, M. B. Gawande, K. K. R. Datta, V. Ranc, J. Pechousek, M. Krizek, J. Tucek, R. Kale, P. Pospisil, R. S. Varma, T. Asefa, G. Zoppellaro, R. Zboril: Micro–mesoporous iron oxides with record efficiency for the decomposition of hydrogen peroxide: morphology driven catalysis for the degradation of organic contaminants, J. MATER. CHEM. A vol. 4, iss. 2, pp. 596-604, 2016.
DOI: 10.1039/c5ta08386a, IF = 7.443

Z. Wang, A. Susha, B. Chen, C. Reckmeier, O. Tomanec, R. Zboril, H. Zhong, A. Rogach: Poly(vinylpyrrolidone) Supported Copper Nanoclusters: Glutathione Enhanced Blue Photoluminescence for Application in Phosphor Converted Light Emitting Devices, NANOSCALE, vol. 8, pp. 7197-7202, 2016.
DOI: 10.1039/c6nr00806b, IF = 7.394

V. Urbanova, F. Karlicky, A. Matej, F. Sembera, Z. Janousek, J. A. Perman, V. Ranc, K. Cepe, J. Michl, M. Otyepka, R. Zboril: Fluorinated graphenes as advanced biosensors - Effect of fluorine coverage on electron transfer properties and adsorption of biomolecules, NANOSCALE, Advance Article, 2016.
DOI: 10.1039/c6nr00353b, IF = 7.394

N. Liaros, J. Tucek, K. Dimos, A. Bakandritsos, K. S. Andrikopoulos, D. Gournis, R. Zboril, S. Couris: The effect of the degree of oxidation on broadband nonlinear absorption and ferromagnetic ordering in graphene oxide, NANOSCALE vol. 8, iss. 5, pp. 2908-2917, 2016.
DOI: 10.1039/c5nr07832f, IF = 7.394

More Top Publications from 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012


Young RCPTM Scientists Succeeded in French Embassy Science Contest. Kateřina Holá placed second in Chemistry (the Jean-Marie Lehn Award), while Markéta Paloncýová placed third in the Joseph Fourier Award.

ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, vol. 4, iss. 3, 2016 marks the journal’s inaugural Festschrift, which honors Professor Rajender S. Varma.

Prof. Pavel Hobza is again on the list of the most cited scientists of the world. For the second time in a row he is listed among one percent of the most cited scientists of the world in chemistry (Highly Cited Researchers 2015 -

Prof. Michal Otyepka has been granted a prestigious European Research Council (ERC) grant worth €1.8 million..

The award “Sustainable Strategies for Risk Reduction In Nanotechnology: Application in Chemical Catalysis and Environmental Remediation” was given to Rajender S. Varma

Prof. Radek Zbořil (General director of RCPTM) was introduced as a new member of the Learned Society of Czech Republic.

Prof. RNDr. Radek Zbořil, Ph.D. was awarded by Cena města Olomouce (Award of Olomouc city) in the field science and research.

Prof. Pavel Hobza in Thomson Reuters List of Higly Cited Researchers. Highly Cited Researchers 2014 represents some of world’s leading scientific minds.

Prof. RNDr. Michal Otyepka, Ph.D. succeeded in 2014 Neuron Impuls Grants in chemistry field with project: Graphene Interface - biomolecule as a way to cyborgs.

Rajender S. Varma was introduced as an Advisory Board Member for the journal from Royal Society of Chemistry, Environmental Science: Nano

The paper from RCPTM A Magnetically Drivable Nanovehicle for Curcumin with Antioxidant Capacity and MRI Relaxation Properties was selected by WILEY-VCH as paper with “HOT TOPIC"

The award for the best poster at the SPEA8 conference in Greece was won by RCPTM researchers.

The paper from RCPTM Ferromagnetic Coupling in an Fe­[C(SiMe3)3]2/Ferrihydrite Hetero-Mixture Molecular Magnet was selected by WILEY-VCH as paper with “HOT TOPIC"

Martin Kuba won best poster award at Symposium on Atomic Spectrometry in Prague, March 2014. Poster name: "DETERMINATION OF METALS RELEASED FROM ARTICULAR REPLACEMENTS IN CLINICAL SAMPLES BY ICP-MS "

Dr. Manoj B. Gawande Ji was approved for "Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Samman - 2014" award by Indian government It is prestigious award honor to Indians who are in foreign country, and make outstanding achievement.

TOP Review papers

V. K. Sharma, J. Filip, R. Zboril, R. S. Varma: "Natural inorganic nanoparticles – formation, fate, and toxicity in the environment"

CHEM. SOC. REV., vol. 44, iss. 23, 2015.
DOI: 10.1039/C5CS00236B

V. Georgakilas, J. A. Perman, J. Tucek and R. Zboril: "Broad Family of Carbon Nanoallotropes: Classification, Chemistry, and Applications of Fullerenes, Carbon Dots, Nanotubes, Graphene, Nanodiamonds, and Combined Superstructures"

CHEMICAL REVIEWS, vol. 115, iss. 11, 2015.
DOI: 10.1021/cr500304f

M. B. Gawande, A. Goswami, T. Asefa, H. Guo, A. V. Biradar, D. Peng, R. Zboril, R. S. Varma: "Core–shell nanoparticles: synthesis and applications in catalysis and electrocatalysis"

CHEM. SOC. REV. , Advance Article. 2015.
DOI: 10.1039/c5cs00343a

J. Tuček, K. C. Kemp, K. S. Kim and R. Zbořil: "Iron-Oxide-Supported Nanocarbon in Lithium-Ion Batteries, Medical, Catalytic, and Environmental Applications"

ACS NANO, vol. 8, iss. 8. 2014.
DOI: 10.1021/nn501836x

M. B. Gawande, S. N. Shelke, R. Zboril and R. S. Varma: "Microwave-Assisted Chemistry: Synthetic Applications for Rapid Assembly of Nanomaterials and Organics"

ACC. CHEM. RES., vol. 47, iss. 4. 2014.
DOI: 10.1021/ar400309b

Karlicky, F; Datta, K.K.R; Otyepka, M and Zboril, R: "Halogenated Graphenes: Rapidly Growing Family of Graphene Derivatives"

ACS NANO, vol. 7, iss. 8. 2013.
DOI: 10.1021/nn4024027

Riley, KE and Hobza, P: "On the Importance and Origin of Aromatic Interactions in Chemistry and Biodisciplines"

DOI: 10.1021/ar300083h

Georgakilas, V; Otyepka, M; Bourlinos, AB; Chandra, V; Kim, N; Kemp, KC; Hobza, P; Zboril, R and Kim, KS: "Functionalization of Graphene: Covalent and Non-Covalent Approaches, Derivatives and Applications"

CHEMICAL REVIEWS, vol. 112, iss. 11. 2012.
DOI: 10.1021/cr3000412

Hobza, P: "Calculations on Noncovalent Interactions and Databases of Benchmark Interaction Energies"

DOI: 10.1021/ar200255p

Our guests

Meeting during the Nanocon 2014 conference in Olomouc at the Moravian Restaurant. Prof. Dionysios D. Dionysiou, Dr. Athanasios B. Bourlinos, Prof.Alexander Eychmüller, Dr. Pavel Tuček, Ing. Tasilo Prnka, Prof. Radek Zboril and Prof. Krzysztof Matyjaszewski.

Meeting during the Nanocon 2014 conference in front of the Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc. Prof.Alexander Eychmüller, Prof. Radek Zboril, Prof. Dionysios D. Dionysiou, Prof. Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, Ing. Tasilo Prnka and Dr. Athanasios B. Bourlinos

General director of Regional Centre of Advanced Technologies and Materials Prof. Radek Zboril with Prof. Helena Mitasova and Prof. Lubos Mitas from North Carolina State University in front of the RCPTM building.

Dr. Rajender S Varma, visiting scientist of RCPTM, with the seminar announcement in Chile (Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Facultad de Química y Biología). More info here (in Spanish).

Prof. Pavel Hobza - Coordinator for International Scientific Collaboration in RCPTM, most cited czech scientist and Prof. Josef Michl - Head of the group “Michl Research Group” at University of Colorado Boulder, editor-in-chief of Chemical Reviews in front of the Saint Wenceslas Cathedral in Olomouc.

Prof. Kevin Sivula - head of the "Laboratory for Molecular Engineering of Optoelectronic Nanomaterials LIMNO" and Dr. Stepan Kment - Junior Researcher in research group “Optical and photonic technologies“ in Moravian Restaurant in Olomouc.

Assoc. Prof. Kevin A. Schug - Shimadzu Distinguished Professor of Analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Texas Arlington, USA with Prof. Karel Lemr - Head of the Research Group “Nanotechnology in Analytical Chemistry” in RCPTM during the Chiranal Conference 2014 in Olomouc. Blog about the conference can be found here.

Prof. Shin-ichi Ohkoshi (Director of Ohkoshi Labs., Department of Chemistry, University of Tokyo), Prof. Kara L. Bren (Associate Editor of J. Am. Chem. Soc., Head of the research group at University of Rochester, NY, USA) and Dr. rer. nat. Giorgio Zoppellaro (Head of the research group at RCPTM) in typical Moravian restaurant during their visit of RCPTM.

Prof. Juan Manuel Diez Tascón, director of Instituto Nacional del Carbón (Oviedo, Spain) with prof. Michal Otyepka (Head of Research Division II in RCPtM) in front of the Olomouc Astronomical Clock

Dr. Rajender S. Varma, Senior Scientist - US Environmental Protection Agency and Visionary of the Year 2009 with Prof. Dr. Radek Zbořil, General Director of RCPTM in front of the brand new TITAN HR-TEM Microscope.

Director of Centre of Ferate Excelence Prof. Virender K. Sharma from Florida Institute of Technology and General director of RCPTM Prof. Radek Zboril are discussing the fruitful collaboration.

General Director Prof. Radek Zboril and Director of Center for Superfunctional Materials, Pohang University Prof. Kwang S. Kim in front of the UNESCO Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc.

Prof. Ohkoshi, Dr. Asuka and Msc. Marie Yoshikiyo during a visit to a typical Moravian restaurant in Olomouc.

Prof. Paul M. Lahti from University of Massachusetts, Co-Director of Energy Frontier Research Center, visited Olomouc and RCPTM

Prof. Paul Mulvaney from University of Melbourne, ARC laureate, collaborator of RCPTM, visited Olomouc and RCPTM.

Prof. Andrey L. Rogach from City University of Hong Kong, the 8th most cited scientist in the field of nanocrystals, collaborator of RCPTM, visited Olomouc and RCPTM.

Prof. Fabio Vianello from University of Padova received the award for best foreign collaborator in 2012.

Cover arts by RCPTM

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., Vol. 18, Iss. 9. 2016.
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Chem. Soc. Rev., Vol. 44, Iss. 21. 2015.
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Small, Vol. 11, Iss. 31. 2015.
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Advanced Functional Materials, Vol. 25, Iss. 12. 2015.
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Advanced Materials, Vol. 27, Iss. 14. 2015.
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Advanced Functional Materials, Vol. 25, Iss. 10. 2015.
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International Journal of Quantum Chemistry, Vol. 114, Iss. 15. 2014.
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Chemical Communications Vol. 50, 2014.
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Chemistry of Materials, Vol. 26, Iss. 23. 2014.
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Analytical Chemistry, Vol. 86, Iss. 22. 2014.
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Green Chemistry, Vol. 16, Iss. 9. 2014
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Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation, Vol. 9, Iss. 9. 2013.
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Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation, Vol. 8, Iss. 4. 2012.
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Chem. Commun., Vol. 48, Iss. 93, 2012.
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Chemistry of Materials, Vol. 23, Iss. 14. 2011.
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Journal of Physical Chemistry B, Vol. 114, Iss. 26. 2010.
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Chemistry of Materials, Vol. 22, Iss. 24. 2010.
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