UPOL

News

Solar nanofurnace can remove toxic gases, generate steam and produce nanomaterials
Scientists propose using carbon dots in lung cancer screening
Graphene acid—a new recipe for removing heavy metals and extracting noble metals from water
Job Offer: Project manager at CATRIN-RCPTM
New material (not only) for nanofibre face masks has been designed in Olomouc
Covid-19 fresh information
Veronika Šedajová gains experience in a top laboratory at Drexel University
A prestigious European project to research targeted treatments for osteosarcoma has started
CATRIN is led by physical chemist Pavel Banáš
news archive

Top 2021’s publications

K. Jayaramulu, M. Horn, A. Schneemann, H. Saini, A. Bakandritsos, V. Ranc, M. Petr, V. Stavila, C. Narayana, B. Scheibe, Š. Kment, M. Otyepka, N. Motta, D. Dubal, R. Zbořil and R. A. Fischer
"Covalent Graphene‐MOF Hybrids for High‐Performance Asymmetric Supercapacitors",

ADVANCED MATERIALS, vol. 33, iss. 4, pp. 2004560, 2021.
IF = 27.398
L. Mascaretti, A. Schirato, R. Zbořil, Š. Kment, P. Schmuki, A. Alabastri and A. Naldoni
"Solar steam generation on scalable ultrathin thermoplasmonic TiN nanocavity arrays",

NANO ENERGY, vol. 83, iss. , pp. 105828, 2021.
IF = 16.602
S. Kalytchuk, L. Zdražil, Z. Bad’ura, M. Medved’, M. Langer, M. Paloncýová, G. Zoppellaro, S. V. Kershaw, A. L. Rogach, M. Otyepka and R. Zbořil
"Carbon Dots Detect Water-to-Ice Phase Transition and Act as Alcohol Sensors via Fluorescence Turn-Off/On Mechanism",

ACS NANO, Article in press, 2021.
IF = 14.588
V. Urbanová, N. Antonatos, J. Plutnar, P. Lazar, J. Michalička, M. Otyepka, Z. Sofer and M. Pumera
"Rhenium Doping of Layered Transition-Metal Diselenides Triggers Enhancement of Photoelectrochemical Activity",

ACS NANO, vol. 15, iss. 2, pp. 2374-2385, 2021.
IF = 14.588
J. Kolařík, A. Bakandritsos, Z. Bad’ura, R. Lo, G. Zoppellaro, Š. Kment, A. Naldoni, Y. Zhang, M. Petr, O. Tomanec, J. Filip, M. Otyepka, P. Hobza and R. Zbořil
"Carboxylated Graphene for Radical-Assisted Ultra-Trace-Level Water Treatment and Noble Metal Recovery",

ACS NANO, vol. 15, iss. 2, pp. 3349-3358, 2021.
IF = 14.588
V. M. Santhini, C. Wäckerlin, A. Cahlík, M. Ondráček, S. Pascal, A. Matěj, O. Stetsovych, P. Mutombo, P. Lazar, O. Siri and P. Jelínek
"1D Coordination π–d Conjugated Polymers with Distinct Structures Defined by the Choice of the Transition Metal: Towards a New Class of Antiaromatic Macrocycles",

ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE INTERNATIONAL EDITION, vol. 60, iss. 1, pp. 439-445, 2021.
IF = 12.959
M. Lamanec, R. Lo, D. Nachtigallová, A. Bakandritsos, E. Mohammadi, M. Dračínský, R. Zbořil, P. Hobza and W. Wang
"The Existence of a N→C Dative Bond in the C60–Piperidine Complex",

ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE, vol. 133, iss. 4, pp. 1970-1978, 2021.
IF = 12.959
R. G. Kadam, T. Zhang, D. Zaoralová, M. Medveď, A. Bakandritsos, O. Tomanec, M. Petr, J. Zhu Chen, J. T. Miller, M. Otyepka, R. Zbořil, T. Asefa and M. B. Gawande
"Single Co‐Atoms as Electrocatalysts for Efficient Hydrazine Oxidation Reaction",

SMALL, Article in press, 2021.
IF = 11.459
B. Singh, V. Sharma, R. P. Gaikwad, P. Fornasiero, R. Zbořil and M. B. Gawande
"Single‐Atom Catalysts: A Sustainable Pathway for the Advanced Catalytic Applications",

SMALL, Article in press, 2021.
IF = 11.459
P. Sharma, S. Kumar, O. Tomanec, M. Petr, J. Zhu Chen, J. T. Miller, R. S. Varma, M. B. Gawande and R. Zbořil
"Carbon Nitride‐Based Ruthenium Single Atom Photocatalyst for CO2 Reduction to Methanol",

SMALL, Article in press, 2021.
IF = 11.459
M. Brumovský, J. Oborná, P. Lacina, M. Hegedüs, O. Sracek, J. Kolařík, M. Petr, J. Kašlík, T. Hofmann and J. Filip
"Sulfidated nano-scale zerovalent iron is able to effectively reduce in situ hexavalent chromium in a contaminated aquifer",

JOURNAL OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS, vol. 405, pp. 124665, 2021.
IF = 9.038
G. Asimakopoulos, M. Baikousi, C. Salmas, A. B. Bourlinos, R. Zboril and M. A. Karakassides
"Advanced Cr(VI) sorption properties of activated carbon produced via pyrolysis of the “Posidonia oceanica” seagrass",

JOURNAL OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS, vol. 405, pp. 124274, 2021.
IF = 9.038
M. Langer, M. Paloncýová, M. Medveď, M. Pykal, D. Nachtigallová, B. Shi, A. J. Aquino, H. Lischka and M. Otyepka
"Progress and challenges in understanding of photoluminescence properties of carbon dots based on theoretical computations",

APPLIED MATERIALS TODAY, vol. 22, pp. 100924, 2021.
IF = 8.352
R. Yalavarthi, R. Zbořil, P. Schmuki, A. Naldoni and Š. Kment
"Elucidating the role of surface states of BiVO4 with Mo doping and a CoOOH co-catalyst for photoelectrochemical water splitting",

JOURNAL OF POWER SOURCES, vol. 483, pp. 229080, 2020.
IF = 8.247
A. Sánchez-Grande, J. I. Urgel, L. Veis, S. Edalatmanesh, J. Santos, K. Lauwaet, P. Mutombo, J. M. Gallego, J. Brabec, P. Beran, D. Nachtigallová, R. Miranda, N. Martín, P. Jelínek and D. Écija
"Unravelling the Open-Shell Character of Peripentacene on Au(111)",

THE JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY LETTERS, vol. 12, iss. 1, pp. 330-336, 2021.
IF = 6.71
A. Jastrzębska, B. Scheibe, A. Szuplewska, A. Rozmysłowska-Wojciechowska, M. Chudy, C. Aparicio, M. Scheibe, I. Janica, A. Ciesielski, M. Otyepka and M. Barsoum
"On the rapid in situ oxidation of two-dimensional V2CTz MXene in culture cell media and their cytotoxicity",

MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING: C, vol. 119, pp. 111431, 2020.
IF = 5.88
R. Yalavarthi, A. Naldoni, R. Zbořil and Š. Kment
"Controlling phase fraction and crystal orientation via thermal oxidation of iron foils for enhanced photoelectrochemical performance",

CATALYSIS TODAY, vol. 361, pp. 117-123, 2020.
IF = 5.825
D. Silvestri, S. Wacławek, B. Sobel, R. Torres–Mendieta, M. Pawlyta, V. V. Padil, J. Filip and M. Černík
"Modification of nZVI with a bio-conjugate containing amine and carbonyl functional groups for catalytic activation of persulfate",

SEPARATION AND PURIFICATION TECHNOLOGY, vol. 257, pp. 117880, 2020.
IF = 5.774
P. Stadlbauer, B. Islam, M. Otyepka, J. Chen, D. Monchaud, J. Zhou, J. Mergny and J. Šponer
"Insights into G-Quadruplex–Hemin Dynamics Using Atomistic Simulations: Implications for Reactivity and Folding",

JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL THEORY AND COMPUTATION, vol. 17, iss. 3, pp. 1883-1899, 2021.
IF = 5.011


Top 2020’s publications

Š. Kment, K. Sivula, A. Naldoni, S. Sarmah, H. Kmentová, M. Kulkarni, Y. Rambabu, P. Schmuki and R. Zbořil
"FeO-based nanostructures and nanohybrids for photoelectrochemical water splitting",

PROGRESS IN MATERIALS SCIENCE, vol. 110, p. 100632, 2020.
IF = 31.56
B. Cirera, A. Sánchez-Grande, B. de la Torre, J. Santos, S. Edalatmanesh, E. Rodríguez-Sánchez, K. Lauwaet, B. Mallada, R. Zbořil, R. Miranda, O. Gröning, P. Jelínek, N. Martín and D. Ecija
"Tailoring topological order and π-conjugation to engineer quasi-metallic polymers",

NATURE NANOTECHNOLOGY, vol. 15, iss. 6, pp. 437-443, 2020.
IF = 31.538
M. Malaki and R. S. Varma
"Mechanotribological Aspects of MXene‐Reinforced Nanocomposites",

ADVANCED MATERIALS, vol. 32, iss. 38, pp. 2003154, 2020.
IF = 27.398
S. Hejazi, S. Mohajernia, B. Osuagwu, G. Zoppellaro, P. Andryskova, O. Tomanec, S. Kment, R. Zbořil and P. Schmuki
"On the Controlled Loading of Single Platinum Atoms as a Co‐Catalyst on TiO2 Anatase for Optimized Photocatalytic H2 Generation",

ADVANCED MATERIALS, vol. 32, iss. 16, p. 1908505, 2020.
IF = 27.398
H. L. Chia, C. C. Mayorga‐Martinez, Z. Sofer, P. Lazar, R. D. Webster and M. Pumera
"Vanadium Dopants: A Boon or a Bane for Molybdenum Dichalcogenides‐Based Electrocatalysis Applications",

ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS, Article in press, 2020.
IF = 16.836
V. M. Santhini, O. Stetsovych, M. Ondráček, J. I. Mendieta Moreno, P. Mutombo, B. Torre, M. Švec, J. Klívar, I. G. Stará, H. Vázquez, I. Starý and P. Jelínek
"On‐Surface Synthesis of Polyferrocenylene and its Single‐Chain Conformational and Electrical Transport Properties",

ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS, Article in press, 2020.
IF = 16.836
T. M. Lima, V. de Macedo, D. S. Silva, W. N. Castelblanco, C. A. Pereira, R. E. Roncolatto, M. B. Gawande, R. Zbořil, R. S. Varma and E. A. Urquieta-González
"Molybdenum-promoted cobalt supported on SBA-15: Steam and sulfur dioxide stable catalyst for CO oxidation",

APPLIED CATALYSIS B: ENVIRONMENTAL, vol. 277, pp. 119248, 2020.
IF = 16.683
P. Procházka, M. A. Gosalvez, L. Kormoš, B. de la Torre, A. Gallardo, J. Alberdi-Rodriguez, T. Chutora, A. O. Makoveev, A. Shahsavar, A. Arnau, P. Jelínek and J. Čechal
"Multiscale Analysis of Phase Transformations in Self-Assembled Layers of 4,4′-Biphenyl Dicarboxylic Acid on the Ag(001) Surface",

ACS NANO, vol. 14, iss. 6, pp. 7269-7279, 2020.
IF = 14.588
M. Lamanec, R. Lo, D. Nachtigallová, A. Bakandritsos, E. Mohammadi, M. Dračínský, R. Zbořil, P. Hobza and W. Wang
"The Existence of a N→C Dative Bond in the C 60 –Piperidine Complex",

ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE INTERNATIONAL EDITION, Article in press, 2020.
IF = 12.959
V. M. Santhini, C. Wäckerlin, A. Cahlík, M. Ondráček, S. Pascal, A. Matěj, O. Stetsovych, P. Mutombo, P. Lazar, O. Siri and P. Jelínek
"1D Coordination π–d Conjugated Polymers with Distinct Structures Defined by the Choice of the Transition Metal: Towards a New Class of Antiaromatic Macrocycles",

ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE INTERNATIONAL EDITION, vol. 60, iss. 1, pp. 439-445, 2020.
IF = 12.959
A. Sánchez‐Grande, J. I. Urgel, A. Cahlík, J. Santos, S. Edalatmanesh, E. Rodríguez‐Sánchez, K. Lauwaet, P. Mutombo, D. Nachtigallová, R. Nieman, H. Lischka, B. Torre, R. Miranda, O. Gröning, N. Martín, P. Jelínek and D. Écija
"Diradical Organic One‐Dimensional Polymers Synthesized on a Metallic Surface",

ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE INTERNATIONAL EDITION, vol. 59, iss. 40, pp. 17594-17599, 2020.
IF = 12.959
M. K. Albolkany, Y. Wang, W. Li, S. Arooj, C. Chen, N. Wu, Y. Wang, R. Zbořil, R. A. Fischer and B. Liu
"Dual‐Function HKUST‐1: Templating and Catalyzing Formation of Graphitic Carbon Nitride Quantum Dots Under Mild Conditions",

ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE INTERNATIONAL EDITION, Article in press. 2020.
IF = 12.959
H. Kruse, K. Mrazikova, L. D'Ascenzo, J. Sponer and P. Auffinger
"Short but Weak: The Z‐DNA Lone‐Pair⋅⋅⋅π Conundrum Challenges Standard Carbon Van der Waals Radii",

ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE INTERNATIONAL EDITION, vol. 59, iss. 38, pp. 16553-16560, 2020.
IF = 12.959
K. Holá, M. V. Pavliuk, B. Németh, P. Huang, L. Zdražil, H. Land, G. Berggren and H. Tian
"Carbon Dots and [FeFe] Hydrogenase Biohybrid Assemblies for Efficient Light-Driven Hydrogen Evolution",

ACS CATALYSIS, vol. 10, iss. 17, pp. 9943-9952, 2020.
IF = 12.350
F. Malara, M. Fracchia, H. Kmentová, R. Psaro, A. Vertova, D. Oliveira de Souza, G. Aquilanti, L. Olivi, P. Ghigna, A. Minguzzi and A. Naldoni
"Direct Observation of Photoinduced Higher Oxidation States at a Semiconductor/Electrocatalyst Junction",

ACS CATALYSIS, vol. 10, iss. 18, pp. 10476-10487, 2020.
IF = 12.350
D. Spanu, A. Minguzzi, S. Recchia, F. Shahvardanfard, O. Tomanec, R. Zboril, P. Schmuki, P. Ghigna and M. Altomare
"An Operando X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy Study of a NiCu−TiO2 Photocatalyst for H2 Evolution",

ACS CATALYSIS, vol. 10, iss. 15, pp. 8293-8302, 2020.
IF = 12.350
S. Rej, L. Mascaretti, E. Y. Santiago, O. Tomanec, S. Kment, Z. Wang, R. Zbořil, P. Fornasiero, A. O. Govorov and A. Naldoni
"Determining Plasmonic Hot Electrons and Photohermal Effects during H2 Evolution with TiN–Pt Nanohybrids,"

ACS CATALYSIS, vol. 10, iss. 9, pp. 5261–5271, 2020.
IF = 12.350
M. B. Gawande, P. Fornasiero and R. Zbořil
"Carbon-Based Single-Atom Catalysts for Advanced Applications",

ACS CATALYSIS, vol. 10, iss. 3, pp. 2231-2259, 2020.
IF = 12.350
R. K. Sharma, P. Yadav, M. Yadav, R. Gupta, P. Rana, A. Srivastava, R. Zbořil, R. S. Varma, M. Antonietti and M. B. Gawande
"Recent development of covalent organic frameworks (COFs): synthesis and catalytic (organic-electro-photo) applications",

MATERIALS HORIZONS, vol. 7, iss. 2, pp. 411-454, 2020.
IF = 12.319
K. Kubiasová, J. C. Montesinos, O. Šamajová, J. Nisler, V. Mik, H. Semerádová, L. Plíhalová, O. Novák, P. Marhavý, N. Cavallari, D. Zalabák, K. Berka, K. Doležal, P. Galuszka, J. Šamaj, M. Strnad, E. Benková, O. Plíhal and L. Spíchal
"Cytokinin fluoroprobe reveals multiple sites of cytokinin perception at plasma membrane and endoplasmic reticulum",

NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, vol. 11, iss. 1, pp. 4285, 2020.
IF = 12.121
J. Berger, M. Ondráček, O. Stetsovych, P. Malý, P. Holý, J. Rybáček, M. Švec, I. G. Stará, T. Mančal, I. Starý and P. Jelínek
"Quantum dissipation driven by electron transfer within a single molecule investigated with atomic force microscopy",

NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, vol. 11, iss. 1, p. 1337, 2020.
IF = 12.121
T. Raček, O. Schindler, D. Toušek, V. Horský, K. Berka, J. Koča and R. Svobodová
"Atomic Charge Calculator II: web-based tool for the calculation of partial atomic charges",

NUCLEIC ACIDS RESEARCH, vol. 48, iss. W1, pp. W591-W596, 2020.
IF = 11.501
S. K. Yadav, G. K. Grandhi, D. P. Dubal, J. C. Mello, M. Otyepka, R. Zbořil, R. A. Fischer and K. Jayaramulu
"Metal Halide Perovskite@Metal‐Organic Framework Hybrids: Synthesis, Design, Properties, and Applications",

SMALL, vol. 16, iss. 47, pp. 2004891, 2020.
IF = 11.495
S. S. Lam, V. Nguyen, M. T. Nguyen Dinh, D. Q. Khieu, D. D. La, H. T. Nguyen, D. V. N. Vo, C. Xia, R. S. Varma, M. Shokouhimehr, C. C. Nguyen, Q. V. Le and W. Peng
"Mainstream avenues for boosting graphitic carbon nitride efficiency: towards enhanced solar light-driven photocatalytic hydrogen production and environmental remediation",

JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY A, vol. 8, iss. 21, pp. 10571-10603, 2020.
IF = 11.301

Rudolf Zahradník Lecture Series

Lectures archive

Top Picks from our Grants


RCPTM in pictures

more