List of recent publications

Chalcogenide Glass Publications

Andriy Kovalskiy, Jiri Cech, Miroslav Vlcek, Christopher M. Waits, Madan Dubey, William R. Heffner, and Himanshu Jain
Chalcogenide glass e-beam and photoresists for ultrathin grayscale patterning
J. Micro/Nanolith. MEMS MOEMS 8, 043012 (2009) / doi: 10.1117/1.3273966

A. Kovalskiy, J. Cech, C. L. Tan, W. R. Heffner, E. Miller, C. M. Waits, M. Dubey, W. Churaman, M. Vlcek, and H. Jain
Chalcogenide glass thin film resists for grayscale lithography
Proc. SPIE 7273, 72734A (2009) / doi: 10.1117/12.811646

R. Golovchak, O. Shpotyuk, A. Kovalskiy, A. C. Miller, J. Èech and H. Jain
Coordination defects in bismuth-modified arsenic selenide glasses
Phys. Rev. B 77, 172201 (2008) / doi: 10.1103/PhysRevB.77.172201

Carbon Nanotubes Publications

L. Kavan, I. Exnar, J. Cech, M. Graetzel
Enhancement of electrochemical activity of LiFePO4 (olivine) by amphiphilic Ru-bipyridine complex anchored to a carbon nanotube.
Chem. Mater. 19, 4716-4721 (2007) / doi: 10.1021/cm071107p

M. Kalbac, L. Kavan M. Zukalova, S. Yang, J. Cech, S. Roth and L. Dunsch
The change of the state of an endohedral fullerene by encapsulation into SWCNT: A Raman spectroelectrochemical study of Dy3N@C80 peapods.
Chem. Eur. J. 13, 8811-8817 (2007) / doi: 10.1002/chem.200700089

A. Ansaldo, M. Halu¹ka, J. Cech, J.C. Meyer, D. Ricci, F. Gatti, E. Di Zitti, S. Cincotti and S. Roth,
A study of the effect of different catalysts for the efficient CVD growth of carbon nanotubes on silicon substrates.
Physica E 37, 6-10 (2007) / doi: 10.1016/j.physe.2006.09.008

J. Cech, M. Kalbac, S. A. Curran, D. Zhang, U. Dettlaff-Weglikowska, L. Dunsch, S. Yang and S. Roth,
HRTEM and EELS investigation of functionalized Carbon Nanotubes.
Physica E 37, 109-114 (2007) / doi: 10.1016/j.physe.2006.06.013

L. Hu, D. Li, J. Cech, R. B. Kaner and G. Grüner
Patternable transparent carbon nanotube films for electrochromic device.
J. Appl. Phys. 101, 016102 (2007) / doi: 10.1063/1.2402330

M. Haluska, M. Hulman, B. Hornbostel, J. Cech, V. Skakalova and S. Roth,
Synthesis of SWCNTs for C82 peapods by arc-discharge process using nonmagnetic catalysts.
phys. stat. sol. (b) 243, 13, 3042-3045 (2006) / doi: 10.1002/pssb.200669213

J. Cech, S. A. Curran, et al, Functionalization of Carbon Nanotubes: Direct Proof of Sidewall Thiolation,
phys. stat. sol. (b) 243, 13, 3221-3225 (2006) / doi: 10.1002/pssb.200669102

Jannik C. Meyer, Jirka Cech, Bjoern Hornbostel, and Siegmar Roth
Progress in single-walled carbon nanotube based nanoelectromechanical systems.
phys. stat. sol. (b) 243, 13, 3500-3504 (2006) / doi: 10.1002/pssb.200669134

J.Liu, D.L. Carroll, J.Cech and S. Roth
Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes Synthesized by the Pyrolysis of Pyridine over Catalysts.
J. Mater. Res., 21, 2835-2840 (2006) / doi: 10.1557/JMR.2006.0346

A. Ansaldo, M. Haluska, J. Cech, D. Ricci, F. Gatti, E. di Zitti, S. Cincontti, CVD Synthesis of Carbon Nanotubes Devoted to ULSI Electronic Aplications
phys. stat. sol. (b) 243, 13, 3077-3081 (2006) / doi: 10.1002/pssb.200669180

D. Zhang, M. A. Kandadai, J. Cech, S. Roth, S. A. Curran
Poly(L-Lactide) (PLLA) / Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotube (MWCNT) Composite: Characterization and Biocompatibility Evaluation
Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 110(26), 12910-12915 (2006) / doi: 10.1021/jp061628k

B. Hornbostel, M. Haluska, J. Cech, U Dettlaff, Siegmar Roth
Arc Discharge and Laser Ablation Synthesis of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes, p. 1-18,
In: V.N. Popov, Ph. Lambin (eds.), Carbon Nanotubes: From Basic Research to Nanotechnology, Springer (2006), ISBN: 1-4020-4572-7

D. Zhang, S. Curran, W. Wondmaqegn, A. Ellis, J. Cech, S. Roth, D. Carroll
Dynamic electrical properties of polymer carbon nanotube composites: Enhancement through covalent bonding
J. of Mater. Res., 21, 1071-1077 (2006)

U. Dettlaff, V. Skakalova, J. Meyer, J.Cech, B. Mueller, S. Roth
Effect of Fluorination on Electrical Properties of Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes and C60 Peapods in networks
Current Applied Physics, 7, 42-46 (2007) / doi: 10.1016/j.cap.2005.08.003

S. Curran, J. Cech, D. Zhang, J. Dewald, A. Avadhanula, M. Kandadai, S. Roth
Thioation of Carbon Nanotubes and Sidewall Functionalization
J. Mater. Res., 21, 1012-1018 (2006).

U. Dettlaff-Weglikowska, J. Wang, J. Liang, B. Hornbostel, J. Cech, and S. Roth.
Purity Evaluation of Bulk Single Wall Carbon Nanotube Materials
In: ELECTRONIC PROPERTIES OF NOVEL NANOSTRUCTURES: XIX International Winterschool/ Euroconference on Electronic Properties of Novel Materials, AIP Conference Proceedings 768, New York, USA, (2005).

Potschke P, Bhattacharyya AR, Janke A, Pegel S, Leonhardt A, Taschner C, Ritschel M, Cech J, Hornbostel B and Roth S
Melt mixing as method to disperse carbon nanotubes into thermoplastic polymers

P. Pötschke, A. R. Bhattacharyya, I. Alig, S. M. Dudkin, A. Leonhardt, C. Täschner, M. Ritschel, S. Roth, B. Hornbostel, and J. Cech,
Dispersion of Carbon Nanotubes into Thermoplastic Polymers using Melt Mixing.
AIP Conf. Proc. 723, 478 (2004) / doi: 10.1063/1.1812133

Selected Posters

HRTEM and EELS analysis of Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes
European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) Spring Meeting, Nice, France, May 2006

Preparation and Characterization of High Purity SWCNT
International Max Planck Research School for Advanced Materials Evaluation, MPI-Stuttgart, Germany; November, 2005

Characterization of Arc-grown Carbon Nanotubes after different Purification Steps
Sixth International Conference on the Science and application of Nanotubes, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden; 26. Jun – 01. July 2005

Properties of Carbon Nanotubes formed by various preparation techniques
EUROMAT 2003, Lausanne, Switzerland; 1. – 5. Sept. 2003

Pardubice Publications

M. Vlcek,S. Schroeter,J. Cech,T. Wagner,T. Glaser
Selective etching of chalcogenides and its application for fabrication of diffractive optical elements
Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 326, 515 (2003)

M. Vlcek, S. Schroeter, T. Wagner, T. Glaser, J. Cech,
Diffractive elements formation in thin amorphous chalcogenide layers

M. Vlcek, S. Schroeter, J. Cech, T. Glaser,
Amorphous Chalcogenides – Materials for VIS and IR diffractive Optics,
Chem. Listy 96,352 (2002)

Selected Oral Contributions:

J. Cech, S. Roth
TEM and EELS chracterization of CNT
The Santa Fe Workshop on Nanoenineered Materials and Macro-Molecular Technologies, Santa Fe, NM, USA; 2-7. October 2005
J. Cech, M. Kaempgen and S. Roth
Preparation and Purification of SWCNT
General Conference of the Condensed Matter Division, EPS, Prague 2004

Older Stuttgart publications

J. Cech
Preparation and Characterization of Carbon Nanotubes
International Workshop on Nanostructured and Advanced Functional Materials
6.-10. Oct 2002 Bad Naurod, Germany
J. Cech, V. Skakalova, S. Roth, J. Liang, E. Palmer
Synthesis of Carbon Nanotubes formed by various preparation techniques
305. WE-Heraeus-Seminar
3.-5. Nov 2003, Physikzentrum Bad Honnef, Germany.
E. Illekova, V.Skakalova, J. Cech, U.Dettlaff and S. Roth
DSC study of sorbtion ability of various forms of carbon
305. WE-Heraeus-Seminar
3.-5. Nov 2003, Physikzentrum Bad Honnef, Germany