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Dr. Břetislav Šmíd

NAP-XPS/UPS Scientist in Charge
orc_id ORCID 0000-0002-8355-1291
researcher_id Researcher ID P-5046-2017
scopus_id Scopus ID 22036501900


Year 2020

  1. Mufundirwa, A; Harrington, GF; Ismail, MS; Šmid, B; Cunning, BV; Shundo, Y; Pourkashanian, M; Sasaki, K; Hayashi, A; Lyth, SM
    Gram-scale synthesis of alkoxide-derived nitrogen-doped carbon foam as a support for Fe–N–C electrocatalysts
    Nanotechnology 31 22 : Art. No. 225401 (13 pages), 2020.
    doi:10.1088/1361-6528/ab76ed (abstract link)  PDF ISI ID:000521475900001 BibTeX & \bibitem
  2. Gu, B; Peron, DV; Barrios, AJ; Bahri, M; Ersen, O; Vorokhta, M; Šmíd, B; Banerjee, D; Virginie, M; Marceau, E; Wojcieszak, R; Ordomsky, VV; Khodakov, AY
    Mobility and versatility of the liquid bismuth promoter in the working iron catalysts for light olefin synthesis from syngas
    Chem. Sci. 11 :  (16 pages), 2020.
    doi:10.1039/D0SC01600D (abstract link)  PDF ISI ID:000542898000003 BibTeX & \bibitem
  3. Fedorov, A; Saraev, A; Kremneva, A; Selivanova, A; Vorokhta, M; Šmíd, B; Bulavchenko, O; Yakovlev, V; Kaichev, V
    Kinetic and mechanistic study of CO oxidation over nanocomposite Cu−Fe−Al oxide catalysts
    ChemCatChem 12 :  (11 pages), 2020.
    doi:10.1002/cctc.202000852 (abstract link)  PDF ISI ID:000567671800001 BibTeX & \bibitem
  4. Ostroverkh, A; Dubau, M; Kúš, P; Haviar, S; Václavů, M; Šmíd, B; Fiala, R; Yakovlev, Y; Ostroverkh, Y; Johánek, V
    Durable ultra‐low‐platinum ionomer‐free anode catalyst for hydrogen proton exchange membrane fuel cell
    Int J Energy Res 44 :  (11 pages), 2020.
    doi:10.1002/er.5245 (abstract link)  PDF ISI ID:000523954300039 BibTeX & \bibitem
  5. Andrä, M; Funck, C; Raab, N; Rose, M‐A; Vorokhta, M; Dvořák, F; Šmíd, B; Matolín, V; Mueller, DN; Dittmann, R; Waser, R; Menzel, S; Gunkel, F
    Effect of Cationic Interface Defects on Band Alignment and Contact Resistance in Metal/Oxide Heterojunctions
    Adv. Electron. Mater. 6 1 : Art. No. 1900808 (8 pages), 2020.
    doi:10.1002/aelm.201900808 (abstract link)  PDF ISI ID:000496844200001 BibTeX & \bibitem

Year 2019

  1. Ciftyürek, E; Šmíd, B; Li, Z; Matolín, V; Schierbaum, K
    Spectroscopic Understanding of SnO2 and WO3 Metal Oxide Surfaces with Advanced Synchrotron Based; XPS-UPS and Near Ambient Pressure (NAP) XPS Surface Sensitive Techniques for Gas Sensor Applications under Operational Conditions
    Sensors 19 21 : Art. No. 4737 (21 pages), 2019.
    doi:10.3390/s19214737 (abstract link)  PDF ISI ID:000498834000134 BibTeX & \bibitem
  2. Redondo, J; Lazar, P; Procházka, P; Průša, S; Mallada, B; Cahlík, A; Lachnitt, J; Berger, J; Šmíd, B; Kormoš, L; Jelínek, P; Čechal, J; Švec, M
    Identification of Two-Dimensional FeO2 Termination of Bulk Hematite α-Fe2O3(0001) Surface
    J. Phys. Chem. C 123 :  (7 pages), 2019.
    doi:10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b00244 (abstract link)  PDF ISI ID:000471834000024 BibTeX & \bibitem
  3. Brummel, O; Lykhach, Y; Vorokhta, M; Šmíd, B; Stumm, C; Faisal, F; Skála, T; Tsud, N; Neitzel, A; Beranová, K; Prince, KC; Matolín, V; Libuda, J
    Redox Behavior of Pt/Co3O4(111) Model Electrocatalyst Studied by X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy Coupled with an Electrochemical Cell
    J. Phys. Chem. C 123 :  (13 pages), 2019.
    doi:10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b08890 (abstract link)  PDF ISI ID:000464768600031 BibTeX & \bibitem
  4. Ostroverkh, A; Johánek, V; Dubau, M; Kúš, P; Khalakhan, I; Šmíd, B; Fiala, R; Václavů, M; Ostroverkh, Y; Matolín, V
    Optimization of ionomer-free ultra-low loading Pt catalyst for anode/cathode of PEMFC via magnetron sputtering
    Int. J. Hydrog. Energy 44 :  (13 pages), 2019.
    doi:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2018.12.206 (abstract link)  PDF ISI ID:000477685500030 BibTeX & \bibitem
  5. Kúš, P; Ostroverkh, A; Khalakhan, I; Fiala, R; Kosto, Y; Šmíd, B; Lobko, Y; Yakovlev, Y; Nováková, J; Matolínová, I; Matolín, V
    Magnetron sputtered thin-film vertically segmented Pt-Ir catalyst supported on TiC for anode side of proton exchange membrane unitized regenerative fuel cells
    Int. J. Hydrog. Energy 44 :  (12 pages), 2019.
    doi:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2019.04.216 (abstract link)  PDF ISI ID:000472991100006 BibTeX & \bibitem
  6. Svintsitskiy, DA; Kardash, TY; Lazareva, EV; Saraev, AA; Derevyannikova, EA; Vorokhta, M; Šmíd, B; Bondareva, VM
    NAP-XPS and in situ XRD study of the stability of Bi-modified MoVNbTeO catalysts for oxidative dehydrogenation of ethane
    Appl. Catal. A-General 579 :  (10 pages), 2019.
    doi:10.1016/j.apcata.2019.04.027 (abstract link)  PDF ISI ID:000470954100016 BibTeX & \bibitem

Year 2018

  1. Mufundirwa, A; Harrington, GF; Smid, B; Cunning, BV; Sasaki, K; Lyth, SM
    Durability of template-free Fe-N-C foams for electrochemical oxygen reduction in alkaline solution
    J. Power Sources 375 :  (11 pages), 2018.
    doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2017.07.025 (abstract link)  PDF ISI ID:000418463700027 BibTeX & \bibitem
  2. Faisal, F; Stumm, C; Bertram, M; Waidhas, F; Lykhach, Y; Cherevko, S; Xiang, F; Ammon, M; Vorokhta, M; Šmíd, B; Skála, T; Tsud, N; Neitzel, A; Beranová, K; Prince, KC; Geiger, S; Kasian, O; Wähler, T; Schuster, R; Schneider, MA; Matolín, V; Mayrhofer, KJJ; Brummel, O; Libuda, J
    Electrifying model catalysts for understanding electrocatalytic reactions in liquid electrolytes
    Nat. Mater. 17 :  (7 pages), 2018.
    doi:10.1038/s41563-018-0088-3 (abstract link)  PDF ISI ID:000436341400012 BibTeX & \bibitem
  3. Ostroverkh, A; Dubau, M; Johánek, V; Václavů, M; Šmíd, B; Veltruská, K; Ostroverkh, Y; Fiala, R; Matolín, V
    Efficient Pt-C MEA for PEMFC with Low Platinum Content Prepared by Magnetron Sputtering
    Fuel Cells 18 :  (6 pages), 2018.
    doi:10.1002/fuce.201700137 (abstract link)  PDF ISI ID:000426166800007 BibTeX & \bibitem

Year 2017

  1. Ostroverkh, A; Johanek, V; Dubau, M; Kus, P; Veltruska, K; Vaclavu, M; Fiala, R; Smid, B; Ostroverkh, Y; Matolin, V
    Novel Fuel Cell MEA Based on Pt-C Deposited by Magnetron Sputtering
    ECS Trans. 80 :  (6 pages), 2017.
    doi:10.1149/08008.0225ecst (abstract link)  PDF ISI ID:000425016500022 BibTeX & \bibitem

Year 2016

  1. Khalakhan, I; Vorokhta, M; Václavů, M; Šmíd, B; Lavková, J; Matolínová, I; Fiala, R; Tsud, N; Skála, T; Matolín, V
    In-situ electrochemical atomic force microscopy study of aging of magnetron sputtered Pt-Co nanoalloy thin films during accelerated degradation test
    Electrochim. Acta 211 :  (7 pages), 2016.
    doi:10.1016/j.electacta.2016.06.035 (abstract link)  PDF ISI ID:000380904100007 BibTeX & \bibitem

Scientific activities

Research in collaboration with visiting scientists, the day-to-day management and running of the NAP-XPS laboratory, which is part of the Central European Research Infrastructure Consortium (CERIC-ERIC). Development of graphene-based materials for proton-exchange membrane fuel cells (PEM-FCs). 

Scientific expertise

Near-ambient pressure X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (NAP-XPS), synchrotron radiation photoelectron spectroscopy (SRPES), low-energy electron diffraction (LEED), scanning electron microscopy (SEM), powder X–ray diffraction (XRD), cyclic voltammetry (CV), physical vapor deposition (PVD), electrochemistry, fuel cells.