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Dr. Kateřina Veltruská

XPS-XPD Scientist in Charge
orc_id ORCID 0000-0001-8106-5815
researcher_id Researcher ID O-5218-2017
scopus_id Scopus ID 6602087020


Year 2020

  1. Bjelajac, A; Petrović, R; Vujancevic, J; Veltruska, K; Matolin, V; Siketic, Z; Provatas, G; Jaksic, M; Stan, GE; Socol, G; Mihailescu, IN; Janaćković, D
    Sn-doped TiO2 nanotubular thin film for photocatalytic degradation of methyl orange dye
    Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids 147 : Art. No. 109609 (8 pages), 2020.
    doi:10.1016/j.jpcs.2020.109609 (abstract link)  PDF ISI ID:000567084700005 BibTeX & \bibitem
  2. Kondrat, O; Holomb, R; Mitsa, A; Veres, M; Csik, A; Takáts, V; Duchoň, T; Veltruská, K; Vondráček, M; Tsud, N; Mitsa, V; Matolín, V; Prince, KC
    Reversible laser-assisted structural modification of the surface of As-rich nanolayers for active photonics media
    Appl. Surf. Sci. 518 : Art. No. 146240 (7 pages), 2020.
    doi:10.1016/j.apsusc.2020.146240 (abstract link)  PDF ISI ID:000531747600007 BibTeX & \bibitem
  3. Silva, JPB; Sekhar, KC; Veltruská, K; Matolín, V; Negrea, RF; Ghica, C; Oliveira, MJS; Moreira, JA; Pereira, M; Gomes, MJM
    HfO2–Al2O3 Dielectric Layer for a Performing Metal–Ferroelectric–Insulator–Semiconductor Structure with a Ferroelectric 0.5Ba(Zr0.2Ti0.8)O3-0.5(Ba0.7Ca0.3)TiO3 Thin Film
    ACS Appl. Electron. Mater. 2 :  (8 pages), 2020.
    doi:10.1021/acsaelm.0c00480 (abstract link)  PDF ISI ID:000575420800012 BibTeX & \bibitem
  4. Khalakhan, I; Supik, L; Vorokhta, M; Yakovlev, Y; Dopita, M; Sandbeck, DJS; Cherevko, S; Veltruská, K; Matolínová, I
    Compositionally tuned magnetron co-sputtered PtxNi100-x alloy as a cathode catalyst for proton exchange membrane fuel cells
    Appl. Surf. Sci. 511 : Art. No. 145486 (8 pages), 2020.
    doi:10.1016/j.apsusc.2020.145486 (abstract link)  PDF ISI ID:000517883800015 BibTeX & \bibitem
  5. Silva, JPB; Almeida Marques, C; Viana, AS; Santos, LF; Gwozdz, K; Popko, E; Connolly, JP; Veltruská, K; Matolín, V; Conde, O
    Morphological, optical and photovoltaic characteristics of MoSe2/SiOx/Si heterojunctions
    Sci. Rep. 10 1 : Art. No. 1215 (9 pages), 2020.
    doi:10.1038/s41598-020-58164-7 (abstract link)  PDF ISI ID:000559995900006 BibTeX & \bibitem
  6. Duchoň, T; Hackl, J; Mueller, DN; Kullgren, J; Du, D; Senanayake, SD; Mouls, C; Gottlob, DM; Khan, MI; Cramm, S; Veltruská, K; Matolín, V; Nemšák, S; Schneider, CM
    Establishing structure-sensitivity of ceria reducibility: real-time observations of surface-hydrogen interactions
    J. Mater. Chem. A 8 :  (7 pages), 2020.
    doi:10.1039/c9ta11784a (abstract link)  PDF ISI ID:000521109000036 BibTeX & \bibitem
  7. Nováková, J; Dubau, M; Fuka, Š; Duchoň, T; Johánek, V; Fiala, R; Veltruská, K; Potin, V; Matolín, V; Matolínová, I
    Role of nitrogenated carbon in tuning Pt-CeOx based anode catalysts for higher performance of hydrogen-powered fuel cells
    Appl. Surf. Sci. 515 : Art. No. 146054 (10 pages), 2020.
    doi:10.1016/j.apsusc.2020.146054 (abstract link)  PDF ISI ID:000525637300078 BibTeX & \bibitem
  8. Silva, JPB; Vieira, EMF; Silva, JMB; Gwozdz, K; Figueiras, FG; Veltruská, K; Matolín, V; Istrate, MC; Ghica, C; Sekhar, KC; Kholkin, AL; Goncalves, LM; Chahboun, A; Pereira, M
    Perovskite ferroelectric thin film as an efficient interface to enhance the photovoltaic characteristics of Si/SnOx heterojunctions
    J. Mater. Chem. A 8 :  (13 pages), 2020.
    doi:10.1039/d0ta02198a (abstract link)  PDF ISI ID:000541615200020 BibTeX & \bibitem

Year 2019

  1. Kantserova, MR; Vlasenko, NV; Orlyk, SM; Veltruska, K; Matolinova, I
    Effect of Acid–Base Characteristics of In2O3-Al2O3 (ZrO2) Compositions on Their Catalytic Properties in the Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Propane to Propylene with CO2
    Theor Exp Chem 55 :  (8 pages), 2019.
    doi:10.1007/s11237-019-09610-9 (abstract link)  PDF ISI ID:000485016400004 BibTeX & \bibitem
  2. Vieira, EMF; Silva, JPB; Veltruská, K; Matolín, V; Pires, AL; Pereira, AM; Gomes, MJM; Goncalves, LM
    Highly sensitive thermoelectric touch sensor based on p-type SnO x thin film
    Nanotechnology 30 43 : Art. No. 435502 (8 pages), 2019.
    doi:10.1088/1361-6528/ab33dd (abstract link)  PDF ISI ID:000480389800001 BibTeX & \bibitem
  3. Chundak, M; Khalakhan, I; Kúš, P; Duchoň, T; Potin, V; Cacucci, A; Tsud, N; Matolín, V; Veltruská, K
    Tailoring of highly porous SnO2 and SnO2-Pd thin films
    Mater. Chem. Phys. 232 :  (8 pages), 2019.
    doi:10.1016/j.matchemphys.2018.11.022 (abstract link)  PDF ISI ID:000490045800063 BibTeX & \bibitem
  4. Kondrat, OB; Holomb, RM; Csik, A; Takats, V; Veres, M; Feher, A; Duchoň, T; Veltruská, K; Vondráček, M; Tsud, N; Matolín, V; Prince, KC; Mitsa, VM
    Reversible structural changes of in situ prepared ­As40 Se60 nanolayers studied by XPS spectroscopy
    Appl. Nanosci. 9 :  (8 pages), 2019.
    doi:10.1007/s13204-018-0771-3 (abstract link)  PDF ISI ID:000477671900041 BibTeX & \bibitem
  5. D'Andrea, P; Sciancalepore, M; Veltruska, K; Lorenzon, P; Bandiera, A
    Epidermal Growth Factor – based adhesion substrates elicit myoblast scattering, proliferation, differentiation and promote satellite cell myogenic activation
    Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Molecular Cell Research 1866 :  (14 pages), 2019.
    doi:10.1016/j.bbamcr.2018.10.012 (abstract link)  PDF ISI ID:000456228200017 BibTeX & \bibitem
  6. Kettner, M; Duchoň, T; Wolf, MJ; Kullgren, J; Senanayake, SD; Hermansson, K; Veltruská, K; Nehasil, V
    Anion-mediated electronic effects in reducible oxides: Tuning the valence band of ceria via fluorine doping
    The Journal of Chemical Physics 151 4 : Art. No. 044701 (8 pages), 2019.
    doi:10.1063/1.5109955 (abstract link)  PDF ISI ID:000478625700040 BibTeX & \bibitem

Year 2018

  1. Oliveira, MJS; Silva, JPB; Veltruská, K; Matolín, V; Sekhar, KC; Agostinho Moreira, J; Pereira, M; Gomes, MJM
    Annealing induced effect on the physical properties of ion-beam sputtered 0.5 Ba(Zr0.2Ti0.8)O3 – 0.5 (Ba0.7Ca0.3)TiO3-δ ferroelectric thin films
    Appl. Surf. Sci. 443 :  (7 pages), 2018.
    doi:10.1016/j.apsusc.2018.02.269 (abstract link)  PDF ISI ID:000428446300042 BibTeX & \bibitem
  2. Holomb, R; Kondrat, O; Mitsa, V; Veres, M; Czitrovszky, A; Feher, A; Tsud, N; Vondráček, M; Veltruská, K; Matolín, V; Prince, KC
    Super-bandgap light stimulated reversible transformation and laser-driven mass transport at the surface of As2S3 chalcogenide nanolayers studied in situ
    The Journal of Chemical Physics 149 21 : Art. No. 214702 (11 pages), 2018.
    doi:10.1063/1.5053228 (abstract link)  PDF ISI ID:000452539400021 BibTeX & \bibitem
  3. Hackl, J; Duchoň, T; Gottlob, DM; Cramm, S; Veltruská, K; Matolín, V; Nemšák, S; Schneider, CM
    On the growth mechanisms of polar (100) surfaces of ceria on copper (100)
    Surf. Sci. 671 :  (5 pages), 2018.
    doi:10.1016/j.susc.2018.01.008 (abstract link)  PDF ISI ID:000429512100001 BibTeX & \bibitem
  4. 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. Duchoň, T; Hackl, J; Höcker, J; Veltruská, K; Matolín, V; Falta, J; Cramm, S; Nemšák, S; Schneider, CM; Flege, JI; Senanayake, SD
    Exploiting micro-scale structural and chemical observations in real time for understanding chemical conversion: LEEM/PEEM studies over CeOx–Cu(111)
    Ultramicroscopy 183 :  (5 pages), 2017.
    doi:10.1016/j.ultramic.2017.05.003 (abstract link)  PDF ISI ID:000415578200015 BibTeX & \bibitem
  2. 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
  3. Duchoň, T; Aulická, M; Schwier, EF; Iwasawa, H; Zhao, C; Xu, Y; Veltruská, K; Shimada, K; Matolín, V
    Covalent versus localized nature of 4f electrons in ceria: Resonant angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy and density functional theory
    Phys. Rev. B 95 16 : Art. No. 165124 (5 pages), 2017.
    doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.95.165124 (abstract link)  PDF ISI ID:000399800000001 BibTeX & \bibitem
  4. Monai, M; Montini, T; Melchionna, M; Duchoň, T; Kúš, P; Chen, C; Tsud, N; Nasi, L; Prince, KC; Veltruská, K; Matolín, V; Khader, MM; Gorte, RJ; Fornasiero, P
    The effect of sulfur dioxide on the activity of hierarchical Pd-based catalysts in methane combustion
    Appl. Catal. B-Environ. 202 :  (12 pages), 2017.
    doi:10.1016/j.apcatb.2016.09.016 (abstract link)  PDF ISI ID:000388052100008 BibTeX & \bibitem
  5. Lykhach, Y; Figueroba, A; Skála, T; Duchoň, T; Tsud, N; Aulická, M; Neitzel, A; Veltruská, K; Prince, KC; Matolín, V; Neyman, KM; Libuda, J
    Redox-mediated conversion of atomically dispersed platinum to sub-nanometer particles
    J. Mater. Chem. A 5 :  (12 pages), 2017.
    doi:10.1039/c7ta02204b (abstract link)  PDF ISI ID:000401316100051 BibTeX & \bibitem

Year 2016

  1. Höcker, J; Duchoň, T; Veltruská, K; Matolín, V; Falta, J; Senanayake, SD; Flege, JI
    Controlling Heteroepitaxy by Oxygen Chemical Potential: Exclusive Growth of (100) Oriented Ceria Nanostructures on Cu(111)
    J. Phys. Chem. C 120 :  (7 pages), 2016.
    doi:10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b11066 (abstract link)  PDF ISI ID:000372042600020 BibTeX & \bibitem

Scientific activities

Own research focused on catalysts (both model and real) for fuel cell and electrolyser applications. Research in collaboration with visiting scientists within the Central European Research Infrastructure Consortium (CERIC-ERIC). Carried out more than 20 experiments at different synchrotrons (Elettra, ESRF, Hisor).


Scientific expertise

X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS), ultraviolet photoelectron spectroscopy (UPS), angle-resolved XPS and UPS, synchrotron radiation photoelectron spectroscopy (SRPES), low-energy electron diffraction (LEED), ion scattering spectroscopy (ISS), physical vapour deposition (PVD), magnetron sputtering.