Vít NOVÁK, Ph.D.

Vít NOVÁK, Ph.D.

Institute of Physics of the AS CR, Prague, Czech Republic, EU

Position: Head of the MBE laboratory, Institute of Physics of the AS CR, Prague, Czech Republic, EU

Specialization: Growth of epitaxial thin films, spintronics


At the NANOCON´16 conference Dr. Vit Novak will present the invited lecture at the Session E: Advanced methods of preparation and characterization of nanomaterials: "Antiferromagnetic Memory Cell".


Personal Background and Education:
Born in Pilsen (Czech Republic, EU) in 1963.

1986 Diplom Ingenieur in Electrical Engineering from the CVUT, Prague
1993 Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Institute of Electrical Engineering ČSAV


Professional Experience:

2007 -  Deputy Head of the Department of Spintronics and Nanoelectronics
2002 - 2007 Senior researcher, Institute of Physics AS CR, Prague
1999 - 2002 Humboldt Research Fellow, Universität Regensburg, Germany
1987 - 1999 Researcher, Institute of Electrical Engineering ČSAV / AVČR


Research Activities:
Self-organization and nonlinear dynamics in semiconductors, molecular beam epitaxy of III-V based quantum structures, epitaxy of diluted magnetic semiconductors and of antiferromagnetic materials for spintronics.


93 peer-reviewed papers, more than 1.200 citations (without self-citations), Hirsch Index: 20


Honors and Awards:

2014 Bedřich Hrozný Award of the Charles University in Prague
2010 Prize of the Chairman of the Czech Science Foundation
2002 Otto Wichterle Award of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic