Mgr. Dušan Mandát, Ph.D.

Education

2012   Postgradual study of Applied physics, Faculty of Science, Palacký University, Olomouc
2002   Master degree, Applied physics, Faculty of Science, Palacký University, Olomouc
1998   Bachalor degree, Metrology, West bohemia uUniversity, Plzen

Employment

2012 – present   Junior Researcher, Regional Centre of Advanced Technologies and Materials, Palacký University, Olomouc
2009 – present   Researcher, Joint Laboratory of Optics of Palacký University and Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences
2002 – present   Researcher, Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences

Scientific specialization

Research in optical detectors related to astro particle physics (Projects : Pierre Auger Observatory, Cherenkov telescope Array), design, test and construction of fluorescence detectors for extreme high energy cosmic particles, Cherenkov teleskopes, atmospheric LIDARs etc.

Research in optical measurement, calibration and systems. Design, test and construction of All Sky Cameras for atmosphere condition measurement : cloud detection night sky background measurement etc.

Mirror design, construction and test for astro-particle telescopes. Optical properties of the thin layer measurement : reflectivity deep UV-VIS, Light scattering characterisation etc.

Top 10 publications

1. Correlation of the highest-energy cosmic rays with nearby extragalactic objects
By: Abraham, J.; Abreu, P.; Aglietta, M.; et al., Group Author(s): Pierre Auger Collaboration, SCIENCE 318 (5852), 938-943 (2008).

2. Observation of the suppression of the flux of cosmic rays above 4×10(19) eV
By: Abraham, J.; Abreu, P.; Aglietta, M.; et al., PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 101 (6), 061101 (2008).

3. Measurement of the Depth of Maximum of Extensive Air Showers above 10(18) eV
By: Abraham, J.; Abreu, P.; Aglietta, M.; et al., PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 104 (9), 091101 (2010).

4. Measurement of the energy spectrum of cosmic rays above 10(18) eV using the Pierre Auger Observatory
By: Abraham, J.; Abreu, P.; Aglietta, M.; et al., Group Author(s): Pierre Auger Collaboration, PHYSICS LETTERS B 685 (4-5), 239-246 (2013).

5. Update on the correlation of the highest energy cosmic rays with nearby extragalactic matter
By: Abreu, P.; Aglietta, M.; Ahn, E. J.; et al., Group Author(s): Pierre Auger Collaboration, ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS 34 (5), 314-326 (2010).

6. Upper limit on the cosmic-ray photon flux above 10(19) eV using the surface detector of the Pierre Auger Observatory
By: Abraham, J.; Abreu, P.; Aglietta, M.; et al., ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS 29 (4), 243-256 (2008).

7. The fluorescence detector of the Pierre Auger Observatory
By: Abrahams, J.; Abreu, P.; Aglietta, M.; et al., Group Author(s): Pierre Auger Collaboration, NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTS & METHODS IN PHYSICS RESEARCH SECTION A-ACCELERATORS SPECTROMETERS DETECTORS AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT 620 (2-3), 227-251 (2010).

8. Upper limit on the diffuse flux of ultrahigh energy tau neutrinos from the Pierre Auger Observatory
By: Abraham, J.; Abreu, P.; Aglietta, M.; et al., Group Author(s): Pierre Auger Collaboration, PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 100 (21), 211101 (2008).

9. Limit on the diffuse flux of ultrahigh energy tau neutrinos with the surface detector of the Pierre Auger Observatory
By: Abraham, J.; Abreu, P.; Aglietta, M.; et al., Group Author(s): Pierre Auger Collaboration, PHYSICAL REVIEW D 79 (10), 102001 (2009).

10. Upper limit on the cosmic-ray photon fraction at EeV energies from the Pierre Auger Observatory
By: Abraham, J.; Abreu, P.; Aglietta, M.; et al., Group Author(s): Pierre Auger Collaboration, ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS 31(6), 399-406 (2009).