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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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