The Nanomaterials Group at the Department of Surface and Plasma Science of the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University, conducts fundamental and applied research in the field of nanomaterials, mainly focusing on hydrogen energy, heterogeneous catalysis, and gas and biomolecule sensors. The NG researchers support the operation of SPL-MSB at both, technical and scientific level.
SPL-MSB is a Large Research Infrastructure designed for research in surfaces and surface processes. It was created by merging the Surface Physics Laboratory (SPL) in Prague, Czech Republic, and the Charles University Beamline for Materials Science (MSB) at the Elettra synchrotron in Trieste, Italy. SPL-MSB is a member of the CERIC-ERIC consortium, through which researchers from all over the world have open access to the SPL-MSB facilities.