The Nanomaterials group (NG) deals with the synthesis and investigation of the properties of nanomaterials, such as nanostructured surfaces and thin films, nanoparticles and nanotubes. All these materials are characterized by a large surface area in relation to the volume or macroscopic dimensions, which fundamentally affects their properties.
From the wide range of possible applications of nanomaterials, it focuses mainly on two: hydrogen energy and sensors. Read more about the research topics.
NG benefits from many years of knowledge-based experiences in the field of physics of surfaces and thin films. Experience and knowledge are constantly passed on to younger members. Over the years of the group's existence, young researchers already have gained enough experience to supervise younger students. Due to the work focused on hydrogen technologies, the group professional scope has expanded by including physical chemistry and surface electrochemistry.