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Jungwirth Tomáš

prof., PhD.
Born October 23, 1967 in Prague

  • condensed matter physics; materials science; many-body phenomena; electronic properties of semiconductor heterostructures, low-dimensional systems, and nanostructures; quantum Hall e ects; carrier-mediated ferromagnetism in diluted magnetic semiconductors; magnetic, magneto-transport and magneto-optical properties of ferromagnetic semiconductors; spin-orbit coupling phenomena; anisotropic magnetoresistace in magnetic bulk and nano-devices, anomalous and spin Hall e fects, metal and semiconductor spintronics
  • Member of Learned Society since 2009

Educational and professional preparation:

  • M.S. degree in physics, Charles University Praha, 1991.
  • PhD. degree in condensed matter physics, Charles University Praha 1997
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Indiana University 1997-1999
  • Research Fellow, University of Texas 2000-2002

Employment and academic positions:

  • Head of Dept. of Spintronics and Nanoelectronics, Institute of Physics ASCR
  • Professor, University of Nottingham
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Texas

Membership and positions in international organizations and societies:

  • Member of the International Advisory Committee of the ICMFS (International Colloquium on Magnetic Thin Films and Surfaces)
  • Panel Member for the ERC Advanced Grant evaluation
  • Member of the Advisory Committee of the EU Program EUROCORES
  • External panel member and referee for the UK EPSRC Grant Agency, US Department
    of Energy and National Science Foundation
  • Member of the Scienti c Council of the Grant Agency of the Czech Republic
  • External Advisor of Hitachi Cambridge Laboratory
  • Member of the American Physical Society

Notable awards:

  • Milan Odehnal Prize of the Union of Czech Mathematicians and Physisists, 1996
  • Josef Hlávka Prize, 1996
  • Bolzano Foundation Prize of the European Physical Society, 1996
  • NATO-NSF Advanced Fellowship, 2000
  • Otto Wichterle Prize of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, 2002
  • Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic Prize, 2005
  • Otto Wichterle Prize of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (2002).

Selected publications:

  • T. Jungwirth, P. Horodyska, N. Tesařová, P. Němec, J. Šubrt, P. Malý, P. Kužel, C. Kadlec, J. Mašek, I. Němec, M.Orlita,V. Novák, K. Olejník, Z. Šobáň, P. Vašek, P. Svoboda, Jairo Sinova 
    Systematic study of Mn-doping trends in optical properties of (Ga,Mn)As 
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 105 (2010) 227201(1) - 227201(4).
  • J. Mašek, F. Máca, J. Kudrnovský, O. Makarovský, L. Eaves, R. P. Campion, K. W. Edmonds, A. W. Rushforth, C. T. Foxon, B. L. Gallagher, V. Novák, Jairo Sinova, T. Jungwirth 
    Microscopic analysis of the valence band and impurity band theories of (Ga,Mn)As 
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 105 (2010) 227202(1) - 227202(4). 
  • J. Wunderlich, B. G. Park, A. C. Irvine, L. P. Zarbo, E. Rozkotová, P. Němec, V. Novák, Jairo Sinova, T. Jungwirth 
    Spin Hall effect transistor 
    Science 330 (2010) 1801 - 1804. 
  • J. Wunderlich, A. C. Irvine, Jairo Sinova, B. G. Park, L. P. Zarbo, X. L. Xu, B. Kaestner, V. Novák, T. Jungwirth 
    Spin-injection Hall effect in a planar photovoltaic cell 
    Nature Physics 5 (2009) 675 - 681. 
  • T. Jungwirth, B. L. Gallagher, J. Wunderlich 
    Transport properties of ferromagnetic semiconductors 
    Spintronics, Semiconductors and Semimetals vol. 82, p. 135-205 (Elsevier, 2008) 
  • V. Novák, K. Olejník, J. Wunderlich, M. Cukr, K. Výborný, A. W. Rushforth, K. V. Edmonds, R. P. Campion, B. L. Gallagher, Jairo Sinova, T. Jungwirth 
    Curie point singularity in the temperature derivative of resistivity in (Ga,Mn)As 
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 101 (2008) 077201-1 - 077201-4. 
  • I. Stolichnov, S. W. E. Riester, H. J. Trodahl, N. Setter, A. W. Rushforth, K. W. Edmonds, R. P. Campion, C. T. Foxon, B. L. Gallagher, T. Jungwirth 
    Non-volatile ferroelectric control of ferromagnetism in (Ga,Mn)As 
    Nature Materials 7 (2008) 464 - 467. 
  • T. Jungwirth, J. Sinova, J. Mašek, J. Kučera, A.H. MacDonald 
    Theory of ferromagnetic (III,Mn)V semiconductors 
    Rev. Mod. Phys. 78 (2006) 809 - 864. 
  • J. Wunderlich, B. Kaestner, J. Sinova, T. Jungwirth 
    Experimental observation of the spin-Hall effect in a two dimensional spin-orbit coupled semiconductor system 
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 94 (2005) 047204(1) - 047204. 
  • J. Sinova, D. Culcer, Q. Niu, N. Sinitsyn, T. Jungwirth, A.H. MacDonald 
    Universal intrinsic spin-Hall effect 
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 92 (2004) 126603(1) - 126603(4). 
  • T. Jungwirth, Qian Niu, A.H. MacDonald 
    Anomalous Hall Effect in Ferromagnetic Semiconductors 
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 88 (2002) 207208(1) - 207208(4). 
  • V. Piazza, V. Pellegrini, F. Beltram, W. Wegscheider, T. Jungwirth, A. H. MacDonald 
    First-order phase transitions in a quantum Hall ferromagnet 
    Nature 402 (1999) 638 - 641.