Mgr. Petr Synek, Ph.D.


Curriculum Vitae

Person-Related Identification Information
  • Petr Synek, born 2.1.1981 in Boskovice.
Employment - Position
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Education and Academic Qualifications
  • 2012 - PhD degree in Plasma Physics
    2008 - Master degree in Plasma Physics - Bulk deposition of carbon nanotubes and iron based nanoparticles by PECVD methods
    2006 - Bachelor degree in Physics - Deposition of carbon nanotubes in microwave plasma torch
    2000 - High school education on Gymnasium Videnska in Brno with maturity exam
  • Department of physical electronics
    Masaryk University
    Kotlářská 2, 611 37, Brno,
    Czech Republic
Teaching Activities
  • 2009 - 2011 Lecturing on exercises to "F5170 Plasma physics"
  • 2010 - preparation of teaching materials for "F4280 Thin Films Deposition and Surface Modification Technologies"
Scientific and Research Activities
  • Research on carbon nanostructures synthesis in microvawe plasma torch using in situ synthetized iron nanoparticles as precursors for nanotube growth and ethanol gas mixture for graphene single/multi layer structures.
  • Research on single step synthesis of various iron oxide nanoparticles in microwave plasma torch at atmospheric presure.
  • Research of gas sensing properties of carbon nanotube based gas sensors
  • Research of carbon nanostructure filled polyurethane layers.
Akademické stáže, studijní nebo pracovní pobyty
  • 2007/01/31 – 2007/05/29: University of Paris-Sud 11, Paris, LLP Erasmus, FRA
    • Four month stage on CNRS (national research facility) in Laboratoire de Physique des Gaz et des Plasmas department. Research on atmospheric microwave micro-slit and torch discharge. Including construction and spectral diagnostics.
Awards Related to Science and Research
  • Invited lecture on topic of "Plasma waste reduction" at Department of Enviromental Studies, Faculty of social sciences, Masaryk university.
Major Publications
  • SYNEK, Petr, Ondřej JAŠEK, Lenka ZAJÍČKOVÁ, Bohumil DAVID, Vít KUDRLE a Naděžda PIZÚROVÁ. Plasmachemical synthesis of maghemite nanoparticles in atmospheric pressure microwave torch. Materials Letters, Amsterdam, Holandsko: Elsevier Science, 2011, roč. 65, č. 6, s. 982-984. ISSN 0167-577X. doi:10.1016/j.matlet.2010.12.048. URL info
  • ZAJÍČKOVÁ, Lenka, Ondřej JAŠEK, Marek ELIÁŠ, Petr SYNEK, Lukáš LAZAR, Oldřich SCHNEEWEISS a Renáta HANZLÍKOVÁ. Synthesis of carbon nanotubes by plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition in an atmospheric-pressure microwave torch. Pure and Applied Chemistry, 2010, roč. 82/2010, č. 6, s. 1259-1272. ISSN 0033-4545. URL info
  • ZAJÍČKOVÁ, Lenka, Petr SYNEK, Ondřej JAŠEK, Marek ELIÁŠ, Bohumil DAVID, Jiří BURŠÍK, Naděžda PIZÚROVÁ, Renáta HANZLÍKOVÁ a Lukáš LAZAR. Synthesis of carbon nanotubes and iron oxide nanoparticles in MW plasma torch with Fe(CO)5 in gas feed. Applied Surface Science, USA: ELSEVIER (NORTH-HOLLAND), 2009, roč. 2009, č. 255, s. 5421-5424. ISSN 0169-4332. info
  • KUČEROVÁ, Zuzana, Lenka ZAJÍČKOVÁ, Vilma BURŠÍKOVÁ, Vít KUDRLE, Marek ELIÁŠ, Ondřej JAŠEK, Petr SYNEK, Jiřina MATĚJKOVÁ a Jiří BURŠÍK. Mechanical and microwave absorbing properties of carbon-filled polyurethane. Micron, Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2009, roč. 2009, č. 40, s. 70-73. ISSN 0968-4328. info
  • ZAJÍČKOVÁ, Lenka, Marek ELIÁŠ, Ondřej JAŠEK, Zuzana KUČEROVÁ, Petr SYNEK, Jiřina MATĚJKOVÁ, Magdaléna KADLEČÍKOVÁ, Mariana KLEMENTOVÁ, Jiří BURŠÍK a Anna VOJAČKOVÁ. Characterization of Carbon Nanotubes Deposited in Microwave Torch at Atmospheric Pressure. Plasma processes and polymers, Weinheim: Wiley-VCH, 2007, roč. 4, č. 1, s. S245–S249. ISSN 1612-8850. info