Assoc. Prof. Libor Kvítek, Ph.D.

Email: libor.kvitek@upol.cz
Address:
17. Listopadu 12, 771 46 Olomouc
Phone:
(+420) 58 563 4420
Fax:
(+420) 58 563 4761

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Research activities:
Scientific research activity in the field of study of heterogeneous systems – surface energy and wettability of solid surfaces, viscosity and surface tension of liquids and solutions, study of solutions of surface-active compounds and their micelles, electrochemistry of homogenenous and heterogeneous systems; main focus: study of preparation, properties and application potential of nanoparticles of silver and other, especially noble metals.

International experience:
1988 ICHF AV SSSR in Moscow; computer-controlled synthesis AgHal
2006 Univerzita Mateja Belu, Banska Bystrica, Faculty of Science, Department of chemistry; nonlinear kinetics of chemical reactions

Selected best publications in last 8 years:
1)  Kvítek L., Vaníčková M., Panáček A., Soukupová J., Dittrich M., Valentová E., Prucek R., Bancířová M., Milde D., Zbořil R.: Initial Study on the Toxicity of Silver Nanoparticles (NPs) against Paramecium caudatum. J. Phys. Chem. C, 113, 4296-4300 (2009).
2) Panáček A., Kolář M., Večeřová R., Prucek R., Soukupová J., Kryštof V., Hamal P., Zbořil R., Kvítek L.: Antifungal activity of silver nanoparticles against Candida spp. Biomaterials, 30, 6333-6340 (2009).
3) Prucek R., Kvítek L., Panáček A., et al. Polyacrylate-assisted synthesis of stable copper nanoparticles and copper(I) oxide nanocubes with high catalytic efficiency. J. Mat. Chem., 19, 8463-8469 (2009).
4) Kvítek L., Soukupová J.: Comment on ‘Preparation and antibacterial activity of Fe3O4@ Ag nanoparticles’. Nanotechnology, 20 (2009). DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/20/2/028001
5) Kvítek L., Panáček A., Soukupová J., Kolář M., Večeřová R., Prucek R., Holecová M., Zbořil R.: Effect of Surfactants and Polymers on Stability and Antibacterial Activity of Silver Nanoparticles (NPs). J. Phys. Chem. C, 112, 5825-5834 (2008).
6) Soukupová J., Kvítek L., Panáček A., Nevěčná T., Zbořil R.: Comprehensive study on surfactant role on silver nanoparticles (NPs) prepared via modified Tollens process. Mat. Chem. Phys., 111, 77-81 (2008).
7) Panáček A., Kvítek L., Prucek R., Kolář M., Večeřová R., Pizúrová N., Sharma V. K., Nevěčná T., Zbořil R.: Silver Colloid Nanoparticles: Synthesis, Characterization, and Their Antibacterial Activity. J. Phys. Chem. B110, 16248-16253 (2006).
8) Kvítek L., Prucek R., Panáček A., et al. The influence of complexing agent concentration on particle size in the process of SERS active silver colloid synthesis. J. Mat. Chem., 15, 1099-1105 (2005).
9) Mrkvová K., Kameníček J., Šindelář Z., Kvítek L.: Synthesis, properties and crystal structures of R[M-III(bdt)(2)] complexes (M = Ni, Co, Cu). Transition Met. Chem., 29, 238-244 (2004).
10) Kopel P., Travnicek Z., Kvitek L., et al. Synthesis and characterization of Cu(II), Co(II) and Ni(II) complexes of trithiocyanuric acid: The structure of {N,N ‘-bis(3-aminopropyl)-1,3-propane-diamine}-(trithiocyanurato)nickel(II). J. Coord. Chem., 56, 1-11 (2003).

International conferences and invited presentations:
28 presentations (1 invited) and 76 posters published at international and national conferences.