About department

Field of Scientific Interest

 

The research in the Joint Laboratory of Glass VILA covers two main areas – the relation between composition, structure and properties of oxide glasses, and the study of processing, microstructure, and properties of polycrystalline ceramic materials. The first area involves the study of volume, structural and enthalpic relaxation processes in silicate glasses, thermodynamic modelling and molecular dynamic simulations of the structure of glasses, study of processes during the glass batch melting, electrochemistry of glasses and glass melts, development and optimisation of new glasses for industrial applications, and corrosion of glasses by aqueous media. Special attention is paid to glasses without a typical glass-former (e.g. aluminate glasses) and their optical and photoluminescence properties. The second area covers mainly polycrystalline alumina-based materials, with special attention paid to liquid phase sintered (LPS) aluminas, solid state sintered aluminas with submicron microstructure, and alumina based ceramic matrix composites, their microstructure characterisation and mechanical properties (e.g. wear, creep). New topics include the corrosion of structural ceramic materials, including bioceramics, in aqueous media.

 

  • Head of department: prof. Ing. Dušan Galusek, DrSc.

 

International and National Projects

Transparent polycrystalline ceramics materials with submicrone microstructure and with luminiscent properties
(Transparentné polykryštalické keramické materiály so submikrónovou mikroštruktúrou a luminiscenčnými vlastnosťami)
Programme: VEGA 2/0026/17
Principal investigator from IIC prof. Ing. Dušan Galusek, PhD.
Duration: 01/2017-12/2020
Transparent oxide ceramics with additional optical functionalities
(Transparentná oxidová keramika s dodatočnými optickými funckionalitami)
Programme: SAS – MOST JRP 2015/06
Principal investigator from IIC prof. Ing. Dušan Galusek, PhD.
Partner NTU Materials Science and Engineering Taipei Taiwan
Duration: 01/2016-12/2018
Structure abd properties of oxide glasses – thermodynamic models, entalpic and structural relaxation
(Štruktúra a vlastnosti oxidových skiel – termodynamický model, entalpická a objemová relaxácia)
Programme: VEGA 2/0088/16
Principal investigator from IIC Ing. M. Chromčíková, PhD.
Duration: 01/2016-12/2020
ProKor- Advanced composite coatings for high temperature corrosion protection of metals
(Kompozitné vrstvy pre vysokoteplotnú protikoróznu ochranu kovov)
Programme: APVV-15-0014
Principal investigator from IIC prof. Ing. Dušan Galusek, PhD.
Partner Institute of Materials Research of SAS, Alexander Dubček University of Trenčín
Duration: 07/2016-06/2020
Ceramic coatings with glass fillers for high temperature corrosion protection of metals
(Keramické vrstvy pripravené z organokremičitých prekurzorov pre vysokoteplotnú protikoróznu ochranu kovov)
Programme: VEGA 2/0058/14
Principal investigator from IIC prof. Ing. Dušan Galusek, PhD.
Duration: 01/2014-12/2016

 

Selected publications

ČERNÁ, Andrea – CHROMČÍKOVÁ, Mária – MACHÁČEK, Jan – HRUŠKA, Branislav – LIŠKA, Marek. Viscosity and configuration entropy of glasses for CHROMPIC vitrification. In Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 2018, vol. 133, p. 365-370.

HRUŠKA, Branislav – OSIPOV, Armenak A. – OSIPOVA, Leyla M. – CHROMČÍKOVÁ, Mária – ČERNÁ, Andrea – LIŠKA, Marek. Thermodynamic model and high-temperature Raman spectra of 25Na2O.75B2O3 glassforming melts. In Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 2018, vol. 133, p. 429-433.

PRNOVÁ, Anna – PLŠKO, Alfonz – VALÚCHOVÁ, Jana – HALADEJOVÁ, Katarína – KLEMENT, Róbert – GALUSEK, Dušan. Crystallization kinetics of glass microspheres with yttrium aluminium garnet (YAG) composition. In Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 2018, vol. 131, no. 2, p. 1115-1123. ISSN 1388-6150.

SVOBODA, Roman – MÁLEK, Jiří – LIŠKA, Marek. Correlation between the structure and relaxation dynamics of (GeS2)y(Sb2S3)1 – y glassy matrices. In Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 2018, vol. 479, p. 113-119.

BALÁZSI, Csaba – FOGARASSY, Zsolt – TAPASZTÓ, Orsolya – KAILER, Andreas – SCHRODER, Christian – PARCHOVIANSKÝ, Milan – GALUSEK, Dušan – DUSZA, Ján – BALAZSI, K. Si3N4/graphene nanocomposites for tribological application in aqueous environments prepared by attritor milling and hot pressing. In Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 2017, vol. 37, p. 3797-3804.

BRANDOVÁ, Daniela – SVOBODA, Roman – LIŠKA, Marek – MÁLEK, Jiří. Thermal characterization of (As2Se3)0.5(As2Te3)0.5 infrared glass. In Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 2017, vol. 475, p. 121-128.

BUTVINOVÁ, B. – BUTVIN, P. – BRZÓZKA, K. – KUZMINSKI, M. – MAŤKO, I. – ŠVEC, P. – CHROMČÍKOVÁ, Mária. Effect of surface crystallization and oxidation in nanocrystalline FeNbCuSiB(P) ribbons. In Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 2017, vol. 424, p. 233-237. ISSN 0304-8853.

BUTVINOVÁ, Beata – BUTVIN, Pavol – MAŤKO, Igor – JANIČKOVIČ, Dušan – KUZMINSKI, M. – ŚLAWSKA-WANIEWSKA, A. – ŠVEC, Peter – CHROMČÍKOVÁ, Mária. Accents in modern high saturation nanocrystalline Fe-rich alloys. In Acta Physica Polonica A, 2017, vol. 131, no. 4, p. 711-713.

DRDLÍKOVÁ, K. – KLEMENT, Róbert – DRDLÍK, Daniel – SPUSTA, Tomáš – GALUSEK, Dušan – MACA, Karel. Luminescent Er3+ doped transparent alumina ceramics. In Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 2017, vol.37, no. 7, p. 2695-2703.

DRDLÍKOVÁ, K. – KLEMENT, Róbert – HADRABA, Hynek – DRDLÍK, Daniel – GALUSEK, Dušan – MACA, Karel. Luminescent Eu3+-doped transparent alumina ceramics with high hardness. In Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 2017, vol. 37, no. 14, p. 4271-4277.

GALUSKOVÁ, Dagmar – GAALOVÁ, Petra – GALUSEK, Dušan – KOVÁČ, Ján – KOVÁČ, Daniel. Decisive influence of enamel surface layer on corrosion resistance and degradation of human teeth enamel in white wine. In Ceramics-Silikáty, 2017, vol. 61, no. 3, p. 214-222.

CHOVANEC, Jozef – SVOBODA, Roman – KRAXNER, Jozef – ČERNÁ, Andrea – GALUSEK, Dušan. Crystallization kinetics of the Y3Al5O12 glass. In Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 2017, vol. 725, p. 792-799.

MAJEROVÁ, Melinda – DVUREČENSKIJ, Andrej – CIGÁŇ, Alexander – ŠKRÁTEK, Martin – PRNOVÁ, Anna – KRAXNER, Jozef – GALUSEK, Dušan – MAŇKA, Ján. Magnetic properties of synthetic gehlenite glass microspheres. In Acta Physica Polonica A, 2017, vol. 131, no. 4, p. 699-701.

KRAXNER, Jozef – CHOVANEC, Jozef – HALADEJOVÁ, Katarína – PETRÍKOVÁ, I. – GALUSEK, Dušan. Hollow polycrystalline YAG microspheres by flame synthesis. In Materials Letters, 2017, vol. 204, p. 181-183.

LEITE, Mateus Lenz – BARROSO, G. – PARCHOVIANSKÝ, Milan – GALUSEK, Dušan – IONESCU, Emanuel – KRENKEL, Walter – MOTZ, Günter. Synthesis and characterization of yttrium and ytterbium silicates from their oxides and an oligosilazane by the PDC route for coating applications to protect Si3N4 in hot gas environments. In Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 2017, vol. 37, no. 16, p. 5177-5191.

PRNOVÁ, Anna – KLEMENT, Róbert – BODIŠOVÁ, Katarína – VALÚCHOVÁ, Jana – GALUSEK, Dušan – BRUNEEL, E. – VAN DRIESSCHE, I. Thermal behaviour of yttrium aluminate glasses studied by DSC, high-temperature X-ray diffraction, SEM and SEM-EDS. In Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 2017, vol. 128, no. 3, p. 1407-1415.

SHIH, S. J. – TZENG, Wei-Lung – WANG, Zhi-Meng – VETEŠKA, P. – GALUSEK, Dušan – TUAN, Wei-Hsing. Surface modification of starting powder for dense polycrystalline SrTiO3 ceramics. In Ceramics International, 2017, vol. 43, p. S10-S14.

SVOBODA, R. – BRANDOVÁ, D. – CHROMČÍKOVÁ, M. – SETNIČKA, M. – CHOVANEC, J. – ČERNÁ, A. – LIŠKA, Marek – MÁLEK, J. Se-doped GeTe4 glasses for far-infrared optical fibers. In Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 2017, vol. 695, p. 2434-2443. ISSN 0925-8388.

 

Foreign Cooperating Institutions

  • Saint Gobain Advanced Ceramics, Turnov, Czech Republic
  • Ioffe Physical Technical Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Institute for Single Crystals, Kharkov, Ukraine
  • Department of Materials, TU Darmstadt, Germany
  • Department of Materials, Imperial College, London
  • VŠChT Praha, Czech Republic
  • TU Pardubice, Czech Republic
  • VTUO Brno, Czech Republic