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Krupička Svatopluk

RNDr., CSc.
Born January 8, 1922 in Louny, † 2014

  • Magnetism of solid substances
  • Member of Learned Society since 1995

Educational and professional preparation:

  • 1940, graduate, secondary school, Prague-Vinohrady;
  • 1945-1950, Faculty of Natural Science, Charles University (FS CU);
  • 1952, RNDr., FS CU (mathematics); CSc. (experimental physics), Institute of Solid-State Physics, CSAS

Employment and academic positions:

  • 1950-1955, Tesla-Elektronik (name changed number of times due to reorganizations; latest name: A. S. Popov Research Institute for Communications Technology); Applied research in ultrasonics, x-ray structural analysis and magnetic measurements;
  • 1955-present, Institute of Physics AS CR (prior to merging of physics institutions in 1978, Institute of Solid-State Physics, CSAS);
  • 1962-1978, Basic research in magnetic oxides;
  • 1978-1983, Head, ferrite department, head, magnetism department;
  • 1989-1993, Director, Institute of Physics

Membership and positions in international organizations and societies:

  • 1969, European Physical Society

Notable awards:

  • 1975, Plaque, Academy of Sciences of German Democratic Republic
  • 1978, Medal, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, CU (Faculty anniversary)
  • 1982, Gold Plaque, CSAS
  • 1984, Honorary Member, Union of Czechoslovak Mathematicians and Physicists (UCSMP)
  • 1987, B. Bolzano medal, UCSMP
  • 1988, Medal, UCSMP
  • 1997, Honorary Medal, „De Scientia et Humanitate Optime Meritis“, AS CR

Selected publications:

  • S. Krupička, Z. Jirák, J. Hejtmánek, M. Maryško, P. Novák, M. M. Savosta, R. Sonntag: Phase separation in structural and magnetic transitions in Pr0.5Ca0.5-xSrxMnO3
    (x = 0.15 and 0.3). J. Phys. Condens. Matter 13, 6813-6834 (2001)
  • S. Krupička, M. Maryško, Z. Jirák, J. Hejtmánek: Details of structural and magnetic transitions in Pr0.5Ca0.5-xSrxMnO3 perovskites. J. Magn. and Magn. Mater 206, 45-67 (1999)
  • Z. Jirák, S. Krupička, Z. Šimša, M. Dlouhá, S. Vratislav: Neutron diffraction study of Pr1-xCaxMnO3 perovskites. J. Magn. and Magn. Mater 53, 153-166 (1985)
  • E. Pollert, S. Krupička, E. Kuzmičová: Structural study of Pr1-xCaxMnO3 perovskites. J. Phys. Chem. Solids 43, 1137-46 (1982)
  • S. Krupička, P.Novák: Oxide Spinels in Ferromagnetic materials, Ed.E. P. Wohlfart, North Holland Publ. Comp. 1982, Vol.3, 189-304
  • S. Krupička: Physik der Ferrite und der verwandten magnetischen Oxide. Vieweg-Verlag, Braunschweig 1973, Russian translation: Mir, Moscow 1976
  • S. Krupička, P. Novák, One-ion model for the magnetic anisotropy in the system MnxFe3-xO4. Physica Status Solidi 4, K117 (1964)
  • S. Krupička, Study of relaxation spectrum of MnxFe3-xO4+g ferrites. J. Phys. Soc. Japan 17, 304-308 (1962)
  • L. Červinka, S. Krupička, V. Syneček, On the existence of tetragonally distorted
    Mn3+-(O2-)6 octahedra in cubic MnFe2O4, J. Phys. Chem. Solids 20, 167 (1961)
  • S. Krupička, F. Vilím, Richter-type magnetic after-effect in manganese ferrites. Czech J. Phys. 7, 723 (1957)

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20.05.19

XXV. General Assembly of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic

The ceremonial part of the XXV. General Assembly of the Learned Society, at which the Medals of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic Societas Scientarium Bohemica Ad Laudem et Honorem and the awards of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic in the “Young Scientist” and “Grammar School Student” categories were presented, took place on Monday 20 May 2019 in the Great Hall of the Carolinum.

19.05.19

Bolzano lecture by prof. Kip S. Thorne

American physicist Kip S. Thorne, recipient of the Nobel Prize for 2017 for detection of gravitational waves, visited Prague at the invitation of he Learned Society. He held a series of “Bolzano lectures” and a lecture titled “Creating Gravitational-Wave Astronomy” for the Learned Society on 15 May 2019 in the Blue Auditorium of the Carolinum. The lecture was held with the support of the Karel Janeček Foundation and was received very enthusiastically.

07.05.19

XXV. General Assembly

The Czech Learned Society is holding its XXV. General Assembly on 20 and 21 May 2019. The Learned Society’s awards in the “Young Scientist” and “Grammar School Student” categories, Teaching Awards for pedagogic workers who promote interest in science and research at grammar schools and the Learned Society’s medals for meritorious contributions to the advance of science will be presented during a ceremony on 20 May at the Karolinum. Lectures by renowned scientists will also be presented. The second day will be reserved for the working part of the meeting, in the building of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic.