Department of Multilayers and Nanostructures

Head of Department:  Ing. Matej Jergel, DrSc.

Deputy head:  RNDr. Eva Majková, DrSc.


Research activity:

  • development of planar and patterned thin films and multilayers for applications in X-UV optics, spintronics and sensors
  • synthesis of metal and metal oxide nanoparticles and complex studies of the nanoparticle self‑assembly effects and new phase formation
  • preparation of ordered two- and three-dimensional nanoparticle assemblies and their application in highly sensitive gas detectors and strain gauges
  • development and preparation of organic solar cells employing plasmonic nanoparticles
  • development of technology of preparation of graphene and graphene oxide thin films and their application in photovoltaics and sensors
  • development of superhydrophobic multifunctional coatings
  • electron structure and defects in organic and inorganic semiconductors and hybrid layered systems
  • development and application of advanced X-ray methods and elements of X-ray diffractive optics for characterization of nanostructures and interfaces
  • development of unique laboratory equipments for diagnostics of nanostructures


The department has at disposal an up-to-date technological and diagnostics infrastructure for research in the domain of nanosciences and nanotechnologies that is concentrated in the laboratory cluster Nanolab, including:

  • laboratory of deposition from liquid phase
  • laboratory of ion beam technologies
  • laboratory of PVD deposition
  • laboratory of photovoltaics
  • laboratory of laser beam technologies
  • preparatory chemical and thermal treatment laboratory
  • X–ray laboratory
  • laboratory of optical and spectroscopic techniques
  • laboratory of scanning probe techniques
  • laboratory of electrical and electro-chemical measurements
  • laboratory of magnetic measurements

Scientific staff of DMN

Adrianafyziaannsavbask209 107 71ORCIDscientist
Monikamonika.benkovicovasavbask209 107 77ORCIDscientist
Michalmichal.bodiksavbask209 107 71ORCIDPhD student
Alicaalica.brunovagmailcom209 107 71PhD student
Katarínakatarina.gmucovasavbask209 107 62, 209 107 74ORCIDscientist
Jakubjakub.hagarasavbaskPhD student
Yuriyyurij.halahovecsavbask209 107 77scientist
Vladimírvladimr.heldsavbaskPhD student
Jánjan.ivancosavbask209 107 61ORCIDscientist
Matejmatej.jergelsavbask209 107 60ORCIDhead of department
Annaanna.kalosisavbaskPhD student
Mário209 107 62scientist
Štefanstefan.lanyisavbask59410 525scientist
Štefanstefan.lubysavbask59410 574scientist
Evaeva.majkovasavbask59410 527, 209 107 63deputy head of dept.
Naďanada.mrkyvkovasavbask209 107 60ORCIDscientist
Vojtechvojtech.nadazdysavbask209 107 61ORCIDscientist
Peterpeter.nadazdysavbask209 107 71PhD student
Farnoushfarnoush.salehtashgmailcomPhD student
Ashinashin.shajisavbaskPhD student
RiyasfyziriyasavbaskPhD student
Peterpeter.siffalovicsavbask209 107 66scientist
Karolkarol.vegsosavbask209 107 66scientist
Janajana.zvoncekovasavbask033/7624075management of office