Jun 21 2017

Doctoral student Petra Matunová awarded at the Computational Nanotechnology conference

PhD student Petra Matunová from Institute of Physics CAS and Department of Physics at CTU FEL presented a poster entitled “Computing interfacial properties of polypyrrole on diamond nanoparticles for photovoltaic applications” at the International Workshop on Computational Nanotechnology (IWCN 2017, Windermere, UK). This poster was announced by the organizers as one of the five best student posters of the conference.

Oct 04 2016

Sound waves in metamaterials and porous media


Within COST Action CA15125 DENORMS – Design for noise reducing materials and structures, Training School  “Sound waves in metamaterials and porous media” was held at CTU-FEE from September 26, 2016 to September 30, 2016, co-organized by Department of Physics of CTU-FEE. The following lectures have been delivered during the Training School:

  • Irreducible Brillouin zone/dispersion relationship in periodic structures/Plan Wave Expansion method – Prof. J. Vasseur (Univ. Lille 1, France),
  • Multiple Scattering Theory – D. Torrent (Univ. Bordeaux, France),
  • Theory of homogenization applied to porous materials – Dr. C. Boutin (École Nationale des Travaux Publics de l’État, France),
  • Sonic crystals – Dr. V. Romero-García (Laboratoire d’Acoustique de l’Univ. du Maine, France),
  • Metamaterials for sound absorption – Prof. P. Sheng (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, China),
  • Acoustic wave propagation in viscothermal fluids and nonlocal homogenization – Dr. D. Lafarge (Laboratoire d’Acoustique de l’Univ. du Maine, France),
  • Homogenization Theory applied on periodic structures – Prof. J. Sánchez Dehesa (Univ. Politècnica València, Spain),
  • Numerical methods for porous media – Prof. P. Göransson (KTH, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden),
  • Examples of industrial use of porous materials: aeronautic industry – M. Rodrigues (Embraer Engineering and Technology Center, Portugal) / automotive industry – Dr. A. Duval (Trèves-group, France) / building  – Dr. P. Leroy (Isover Saint-Gobain CRIR, France),
  • Nonlinear acoustic wave propagation – Dr. F. Coulouvrat (Institut Jean le Rond d’Alembert, France).

Flyer, COST Action CA15125 DENORMS website