Institute of Chemical Process Fundamentals ASCR, v.v.i.
ICPF - Laboratory of Aerosol Chemistry and Physics

Laboratory of Aerosol Chemistry and Physics

See also Annual Report 2008 of the Laboratory which includes research projects, international cooperations, visitors&visits, teaching activities, and list of papers.


Head: Vladimir Zdimal
Deputy: Jaroslav Schwarz

Research staff: Irena Benesova Sevcikova, David Brus, Josef Kugler, Valeri Levdanski, Pavel Moravec, Jakub Ondracek, Lucie Ondrackova, Jiri Smolik, Ondrej Tesar, Tereza Travnickova, Petr Vodicka

PhD students: Lucie Kubelova, Ludmila Maskova, Jan Pusman, Lenka Skrabalova, Nadezda Zikova

Fields of research

Running research projects

NEW - Thermophysical properties of water in unexplored, technologically significant regions
(V. Zdimal, joint project with Institute of Thermomechanics of the ASCR, CTU, and Univeristy of West Bohemia, Plzen, supported by ASCR, grant No. IAA4200760905, 2009-2013 [7122] )

NEW - Development and application of new experimental methods to measure heterogeneous particles in superheated steam
(V. Zdimal, joint project with CTU and Institute of Thermomechanics of the ASCR, supported by GACR, grant No. GA101/09/1633, 2009-2012 [7325] )

NEW - Comparison of aerosol composition, source region profiles and types observed in 1994 and 2009 at rural background site in Central Europe
(J. Schwarz, joint project with Nuclear Physics Institute of the ASCR, supported by GACR, grant No. GA205/09/2055, 2009-2011 [7126] )

NEW - Characterisation of aerosol particles in National Library
(J. Smolik, supported by MEYS, grant No. OC09049, 4/2009-10/2010 [7122] )

Influence of surface processes and electromagnetic radiation on transfer phenomena in aerosol systems with nanoparticals and porous bodies with nanopores
(V. Levdanski, supported by ASCR, grant No. IAA400720804, 2008-2011 [7121] ) - Report 2008

Improvement of the assessment methods of ambient air pollution loads of PM10 in the Czech Republic
(J. Smolik, joint project with Czech Hydrometeorological Institute, and Norwegian Institute for Air Research, supported by Norwegian Funds (via Ministry of Finance - click here), project No. CZ 0049, 4/2007-3/2010 [7423] ) - Report 2008

European supersites for atmospheric aerosol research
(J. Smolik, supported by supported by EC, project No. FP6-026140-EUSAAR, 2006-2010 [7001] ) - Report 2008

Evaluation of dynamics of aerosol particles in indoor environment
(J. Smolik, joint project with CTU, supported by GACR, grant No. GA101/07/1361, 2007-2009 [7322] ) - Report 2008

Composite nanoparticle synthesis by an aerosol process
(P. Moravec, joint project with IIC, and Tampere University of Technology, FI, supported by GACR, grant No. GA104/07/1093, 2007-2009 [7323] ) - Report 2008

Friction materials based on polymer matrix containing metals and their impact on environment
(P. Moravec, joint project with TU Ostrava, and Southern Illinois University, US, supported by GACR, grant No. GA106/07/1436, 2007-2009 [7324] ) - Report 2008

European integrated project on aerosol cloud climate and air quality interactions
(J. Smolik, supported by EC, project No. FP6-036833-2-EUCAARI , 2007-2008 [7002] ) - Report 2008

Determination of chemical and toxicological properties of suspended particles and study of their formation
(J. Smolik, joint project with Czech Hydrometeorogical Institute, Technical Services for Air Protection, Institute of Analytical Chemistry of the ASCR, National Institute of Public Health, and TU Ostrava, supported by Ministry of Environment, grant No. SP/1A3/148/08, 8/2008-2010 [7425] ) - Report 2008

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