Dr. Zuzana Vlčková


Dr. Zuzana Vlčková

Post-doc, Department of Electrochemical Materials

email: zuzana.vlckova@jh-inst.cas.cz
tel.: +420 266053446
room: 536

Focus

Electrochemical and structural characterization of boron (BDD) and phosphorus (PDD) doped diamond.

Materials for energy storage and conversion

Expertise

Electrochemistry (cyclic voltammetry, electrochemical impedance spectroscopy, galvanostatic measurements, etc..), in-situ Raman spectroelectrochemistry, Raman spectroscopy, AFM

Running Projects

  • 2013 - 2017       Study of interfacial charge transfer process on boron and phosphorus doped diamond in contact with electrolyte solution; Grant Agency of the Czech Republic

Background

  • 2017 - present    JHINST - Department of Electrochemical Materials; research scientist
  • 2016 - 2017       Maternity leave
  • 2013 - 2016       JHINST - Department of Electrochemical Materials; research scientist
  • 2012 - 2013       Maternity leave
  • 2010 - 2012       JHINST - Department of Electrochemical Materials; post-doc
  • 2007 - 2011       Department of Glass and Ceramics, Institute of Chemical Technology, University of Chemistry and Technology,
                              Prague; PhD. Student
  • 2007 - 2011       Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Céramique Industrielle (ENSCI) Limoges, France;
                              three-month stay within a Erasmus program
  • 2006 - 2011       Department of Geosciences, The University of Tübingen; three-month stay within a bilateral project
                              funded by DAAD and AS CR
  • 1999 - 2006       Department of Glass and Ceramics, Institute of Chemical Technology, University of Chemistry and Technology,
                               Prague; undergraduate student

Selected publications

Vlčková Živcová Z., Petrák V., Frank O., Tarábková H., Vacík J., Nesládek M., Kavan L.: Electrochemistry and in situ Raman spectroelectrochemistry of low and high quality boron doped diamond layers in aqueous electrolyte solution, Electrochimica acta 87, 518-525 (2013).

Ashcheulov P., Šebera J., Kovalenko A., Petrák V., Fendrych F., Nesládek M.,Taylor A., Vlčková Živcová Z., Frank O., Kavan L., Dračínský M., Hubík P., Vacík J., Kraus I., Kratochvílová I.: Conductivity of boron-doped polycrystalline diamond films: influence of specific boron defects, Eur Phys J B 86 (10), 443 (2013).

Krysova H., Vlčková Živcova Z., Barton J., Petrák V., Nesládek M., Cígler P., Kavan L.: Visible-Light Sensitization of Boron-Doped Nanocrystalline Diamond through Non-covalent Surface Modification, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 17 (2), 1165-1172 (2014)

Krysova H., Kavan L., Vlčková Živcova Z., Yeap WS., Verstappen P., Maes W.,  Haenen K., Gao F., Nebel C.E.: Dye-sensitization of boron-doped diamond foam: champion photoelectrochemical performance of diamond electrodes under solar light illumination, RSC ADVANCES 5 (99), 81069-81077 (2015).

Vlčková Živcová Z., Petrák V., Frank O., Kavan L.: Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy of polycrystalline boron doped diamond layers with hydrogen and oxygen terminated surface, Diamond and Related Materials 55, 70-76 (2015).

Kavan L., Vlčková Živcova Z., Petrák V., Frank O., Janda P., Tarábková H., Nesládek M., Mortet V.: Boron-doped Diamond Electrodes: Electrochemical, Atomic Force Microscopy and Raman Study towards Corrosion-modifications at Nanoscale, Electrochimica Acta 179, 626-636 (2015).

Vlčková Živcová Z., Frank O., Drijkoningen S., Haenen K., Mortet V., Kavan L.: n-Type phosphorus-doped nanocrystalline diamond: electrochemical and in situ Raman spectroelectrochemical study, RSC ADVANCES 6 (56), 51387-51393 (2016).

Vahidpour F., Curley L., Biro I., McDonald M., Croux D., Pobedinskas P., Haenen K., Giugliano M., Vlčková Živcová Z., Kavan L., Nesládek M.: All-diamond functional surface micro-electrode arrays for brain-slice neural analysis, PHYS STATUS SOLIDI A 241 (2), 1532347 (2017).

Petrák V., Vlčková Živcová Z., Krýsova H., Frank O., Zukal A., Klimša L., Kopeček J., Taylor A., Kavan L., Mortet V.: Fabrication of porous boron-doped diamond on SiO2 fiber templates, Carbon 114, 457-464 (2017).

Mortet V., Vlčková Živcová Z., Taylor A., Frank O., Hubík J., Tremouilles D., Jomard F., Barjon J., Kavan L.: Insight into boron-doped diamond Raman spectra characteristic features, Carbon 115, 279-284 (2017).

Vlčková Živcová Z., Mortet V., Taylor A., Zukal A., Frank O., Kavan L.: Electrochemical characterization of porous boron-doped diamond prepared using SiO2 fiber template, Electrochimica acta, submitted (2017).