CHEMISTRY

Nuclear chemistry

The Nuclear Chemistry program will be focused on the study of chemical effects initiated by radiation or related to the decay of atomic nuclei. The team will further develop international collaboration with CERN (via the Crystal Clear Collaboration and COST FAST), JINR Dubna and Université Pierre et Marie Curie. The Nuclear Chemistry group participates in cutting edge research within the development of ultrafast detectors, study of the origins of life or the design and synthesis of advanced radiopharmaceuticals. Nuclear Chemistry is studied at FNSPE (http://jaderna-chemie.cz/index.php?kjch=uvod_en) which is the only place in Czech Republic with this specialization.

It consists of three research groups representing three sub-programs:

A) Advanced materials (Jan Bárta)
B) Advanced processes (Martin Ferus)
C) Chemical support for material sciences (Barbora Drtinová)

COOPERATING ENTITIES
WITHIN THE PROGRAM

PROGRAM COORDINATOR

doc. Ing. Václav Čuba, Ph.D.

news from the program

A member of the Scientific Council of the Centre of Advanced Applied Sciences (CAAS), Prof. Wolfgang Peter Schleich from the University of Ulm, Germany, was awarded an honorary doctorate (Dr. h. c.) of the Czech Technical University in Prague (CTU) at a ceremony of the Scientific Council on 5 October 2021 in Bethlehem Chapel. He was nominated by the Faculty of Nuclear and Physical Engineering of the CTU in Prague (FJFI) and awarded the doctorate was awarded by Prof. Igor Jex, Dean of FJFI and Director of CAAS. Together with Prof. Schleich, Prof. Stephen Mark Barnett also received his doctorate.
For his contribution to the development of mathematical methods used in quantum physics, Prof. Pavel Exner, Coordinator of the Theory Program at the Center for Advanced Applied Sciences (CAAS), has been elected and appointed as a Foreign Member of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine in July 2021. Prof. Pavel Exner, an internationally renowned […]
Prof. Igor Jex, Director of CAAS project and Dean of the Faculty of Nuclear and Physical Engineering of CTU in Prague (FJFI), has been elected a member of The Academy of Europe (Academia Europaea). The Academy brings together scientific leaders from various fields of science, humanities and literature. It was founded in 1988 with the […]
The interaction between things and artists has the power to enrich all involved. This is why the PARTPHYS (Particle Physics) research programme of the Centre for Advanced Applied Science (CAAS) project has created a sub-programme Language for Science-Art-Public Communication. The process of preparation of the artefact and other activities within the sub-programme Language for Science-Art-Public Communication is also summarised in an electronic publication, which can be downloaded (pdf in Czech, 13 MB).
To demonstrate the so-called quantum supremacy of a quantum computer based on photons, Chinese scientists used a solution to a computational problem formulated at the Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering of the Czech Technical University in Prague (FNSPE). Specifically, the Gaussian Boson Sampling protocol, developed by Craig Hamilton and Igor Jex of the FNSPE and their partners, the group of Christine Silberhorn of the University of Paderborn (FRG). The research team of the Chinese University of Science and Technology published a report on the results on December 3, 2020 in the journal Science.