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Jungwirth Tomáš

prof., PhD.
Born October 23, 1967 in Prague

  • condensed matter physics; materials science; many-body phenomena; electronic properties of semiconductor heterostructures, low-dimensional systems, and nanostructures; quantum Hall e ects; carrier-mediated ferromagnetism in diluted magnetic semiconductors; magnetic, magneto-transport and magneto-optical properties of ferromagnetic semiconductors; spin-orbit coupling phenomena; anisotropic magnetoresistace in magnetic bulk and nano-devices, anomalous and spin Hall e fects, metal and semiconductor spintronics
  • Member of Learned Society since 2009

Educational and professional preparation:

  • M.S. degree in physics, Charles University Praha, 1991.
  • PhD. degree in condensed matter physics, Charles University Praha 1997
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Indiana University 1997-1999
  • Research Fellow, University of Texas 2000-2002

Employment and academic positions:

  • Head of Dept. of Spintronics and Nanoelectronics, Institute of Physics ASCR
  • Professor, University of Nottingham
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Texas

Membership and positions in international organizations and societies:

  • Member of the International Advisory Committee of the ICMFS (International Colloquium on Magnetic Thin Films and Surfaces)
  • Panel Member for the ERC Advanced Grant evaluation
  • Member of the Advisory Committee of the EU Program EUROCORES
  • External panel member and referee for the UK EPSRC Grant Agency, US Department
    of Energy and National Science Foundation
  • Member of the Scienti c Council of the Grant Agency of the Czech Republic
  • External Advisor of Hitachi Cambridge Laboratory
  • Member of the American Physical Society

Notable awards:

  • Milan Odehnal Prize of the Union of Czech Mathematicians and Physisists, 1996
  • Josef Hlávka Prize, 1996
  • Bolzano Foundation Prize of the European Physical Society, 1996
  • NATO-NSF Advanced Fellowship, 2000
  • Otto Wichterle Prize of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, 2002
  • Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic Prize, 2005
  • Otto Wichterle Prize of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (2002).

Selected publications:

  • T. Jungwirth, P. Horodyska, N. Tesařová, P. Němec, J. Šubrt, P. Malý, P. Kužel, C. Kadlec, J. Mašek, I. Němec, M.Orlita,V. Novák, K. Olejník, Z. Šobáň, P. Vašek, P. Svoboda, Jairo Sinova 
    Systematic study of Mn-doping trends in optical properties of (Ga,Mn)As 
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 105 (2010) 227201(1) - 227201(4).
  • J. Mašek, F. Máca, J. Kudrnovský, O. Makarovský, L. Eaves, R. P. Campion, K. W. Edmonds, A. W. Rushforth, C. T. Foxon, B. L. Gallagher, V. Novák, Jairo Sinova, T. Jungwirth 
    Microscopic analysis of the valence band and impurity band theories of (Ga,Mn)As 
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 105 (2010) 227202(1) - 227202(4). 
  • J. Wunderlich, B. G. Park, A. C. Irvine, L. P. Zarbo, E. Rozkotová, P. Němec, V. Novák, Jairo Sinova, T. Jungwirth 
    Spin Hall effect transistor 
    Science 330 (2010) 1801 - 1804. 
  • J. Wunderlich, A. C. Irvine, Jairo Sinova, B. G. Park, L. P. Zarbo, X. L. Xu, B. Kaestner, V. Novák, T. Jungwirth 
    Spin-injection Hall effect in a planar photovoltaic cell 
    Nature Physics 5 (2009) 675 - 681. 
  • T. Jungwirth, B. L. Gallagher, J. Wunderlich 
    Transport properties of ferromagnetic semiconductors 
    Spintronics, Semiconductors and Semimetals vol. 82, p. 135-205 (Elsevier, 2008) 
  • V. Novák, K. Olejník, J. Wunderlich, M. Cukr, K. Výborný, A. W. Rushforth, K. V. Edmonds, R. P. Campion, B. L. Gallagher, Jairo Sinova, T. Jungwirth 
    Curie point singularity in the temperature derivative of resistivity in (Ga,Mn)As 
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 101 (2008) 077201-1 - 077201-4. 
  • I. Stolichnov, S. W. E. Riester, H. J. Trodahl, N. Setter, A. W. Rushforth, K. W. Edmonds, R. P. Campion, C. T. Foxon, B. L. Gallagher, T. Jungwirth 
    Non-volatile ferroelectric control of ferromagnetism in (Ga,Mn)As 
    Nature Materials 7 (2008) 464 - 467. 
  • T. Jungwirth, J. Sinova, J. Mašek, J. Kučera, A.H. MacDonald 
    Theory of ferromagnetic (III,Mn)V semiconductors 
    Rev. Mod. Phys. 78 (2006) 809 - 864. 
  • J. Wunderlich, B. Kaestner, J. Sinova, T. Jungwirth 
    Experimental observation of the spin-Hall effect in a two dimensional spin-orbit coupled semiconductor system 
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 94 (2005) 047204(1) - 047204. 
  • J. Sinova, D. Culcer, Q. Niu, N. Sinitsyn, T. Jungwirth, A.H. MacDonald 
    Universal intrinsic spin-Hall effect 
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 92 (2004) 126603(1) - 126603(4). 
  • T. Jungwirth, Qian Niu, A.H. MacDonald 
    Anomalous Hall Effect in Ferromagnetic Semiconductors 
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 88 (2002) 207208(1) - 207208(4). 
  • V. Piazza, V. Pellegrini, F. Beltram, W. Wegscheider, T. Jungwirth, A. H. MacDonald 
    First-order phase transitions in a quantum Hall ferromagnet 
    Nature 402 (1999) 638 - 641.

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26.06.20

Reaction to the case of Tomáš Hudlický: Members of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic support the freedom of expression

„We believe that free exchange of ideas is a key condition for the pursuit of truth and that the honest opinions should be scrutinized, challenged or rebutted but not censored or suppressed,“ say 45 members of the Learned Society in a statement regarding the retracted opinion paper by Prof. Tomáš Hudlický.

24.06.20

The letter by Jan Konvalinka to the President and Vice-Chancellor of the Brock University regarding the retracted article of Prof. Tomáš Hudlický

Opinions could and should be challenged, questioned or refuted but never silenced. In order to be able to think, we have to have the right to inquire, question and even offend or be mistaken,” writes Assoc. Prof. Jan Konvalinka, a biochemist at the IOCB Prague and the Vice-Rector of the Charles University, to Gervan Fearon.

27.11.19

Prof Miroslav Bárta receives the Česká hlava National Government Award

Learned Society member, Prof. Mgr. Miroslav Bárta, Dr. (Charles University Faculty of Arts) received the Česká hlava (Czech Head) National Government Award on 25 November 2019. A renowned Czech Egyptologist and archaeologist, Professor Bárta researches the history of ancient civilisations, the human relationship to the natural environment, and also for many years the evolution of complex societies. He leads the Czech Institute of Egyptology for archaeological and environmental research in Egypt and Sudan. His principal research interest is the period of the pyramid builders of the Old Kingdom.