9360-0142/05 – Nanomaterials characterization-laboratory practice (LCCN)

Gurantor departmentCNT - Nanotechnology CentreCredits4
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Gražyna Simha Martynková, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Gražyna Simha Martynková, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesUSP, FMTIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
BAR31 Ing. Karla Čech Barabaszová, Ph.D. Paed.IGIP
SEN05 Ing. Sylva Holešová, Ph.D.
HUN019 Ing. Marianna Hundáková, Ph.D.
ZDR063 Ing. Jana Kupková, Ph.D.
PAZ065 Ing. Lenka Pazourková, Ph.D.
SIM75 doc. Ing. Gražyna Simha Martynková, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Graded credit 0+3

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The knowledge in laboratory and analytical techniques for characterization of nanomaterials are main output of subject.

Teaching methods

Experimental work in labs


The subject is focused on experimental methods of characterization of nanomaterials and is linked with subjects Nanomaterials based on natural materials and Methods of structural and phase analysis.

Compulsory literature:

YARIV S., CROSS H.: Organo-Clay Complexes and Interactions. New York, Basel, 2002, 688 p, ISBN 0-8247-0586-6. Fine Particles, Synthesis, Characterization and Mechanism of Growth. Edited by. T. Sugimoto. Marcel Dekker, New York, 2000. Nanostructure Science and Technology. Edited by Siengel, W., R., Hu, E., Roco, M., C. Kluwer Academic Publisher, London 1999. ISBN 0-7923-5854-6.

Recommended literature:

Vermiculite: structural properties and examples of the use; Valášková, Marta, Simha Martynkova, G.: Clay minerals in nature-their characterization, modification and application, InTech, 209-238,2012. Sneha Mohan Samuel Oluwatobi Oluwafemi Nandakumar Kalarikkal Sabu Thomas, eds.: Characterization of Nanomaterials, Woodhead Publishing, ISBN: 9780081019733.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

The student delivers on-going protocols with elaborated results of analyzes and conclusions.


Other requirements

For this subject other requirements for student are not determined.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Introduction to laboratory practice - introduction to the subject matter and conditions of its completion. Safety at work in the laboratory. . Preparation of different types of samples for chemical and structural analysis. 3. Mechanical processing (crushing, grinding, friction and homogenization). 4. Evaluation of particulate materials - size and distribution. 5. Morphological characterization of powders - microscopy. 6. Modification of layered materials and exfoliation-delamination. organophilization. 7. Embedding nanowires into the composite matrix. 8. Evaluation of nanoparticles in composites. 9.Infrared spectroscopy - structural analysis. 10. Raman spectroscopy structural analysis. 11. X-ray diffraction analysis phase and structural evaluation. 12.Termogravimetric analysis of temperature and materials conversion. 13. Quantitative and qualitative analysis of data comparison from different analytical methods. 14. Molecular modeling of structures and interaction.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Graded credit Graded credit 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: For successful completion of the course it is obligatory to submit all evaluated protocols of laboratory exercises according to the prescribed list and to obtain at least more than half of the points for each protocol. Based on the sum of points will be awarded graded credit.

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Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2022/2023 (N0719A270003) Nanotechnology P English Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2021/2022 (N0719A270003) Nanotechnology P English Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (N0719A270003) Nanotechnology P English Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (N0719A270003) Nanotechnology P English Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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