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The puzzle solver: EPR spectroscopy shines light into complex chemical reactions


Brazilian researcher Dr. Vinicius Santana, our junior researcher, collaborated with biologists and chemists to explain a bioluminescence mechanism. The findings were published in a highly acclaimed study in the Nature Catalysis magazine.


22ndJanuary 2024
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Our PhD student Janka Dubnická Midlíková successfully defended her doctoral thesis - Congratulations!


She wrote her doctoral thesis on the topic of "Development of Fourier Transform InfraRed Spectroscopy in High Magnetic Fields".

We wish Janka good luck with all her future endeavours.


17thJanuary 2024
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MOTeS Christmas Party 2023


This year, a traditional Christmas party was held in Bowling Bar Rubin, as in the previous year. We wish all our associates Merry Christmas and all the best for 2024.


13thDecember 2023



Vinicius Santana has been awarded the JUNIOR STAR 2024 grant by the GAČR


Vinicius Santana, a Brazilian scientist exploring the area right between physics and chemistry has been part of Magneto-Optical and THz Spectroscopy group since 2018.


30thNovember 2023
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Our doctoral student Lucie Kotásková describes her meeting with Nobel Prize winners at the annual Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting


"You can only attend once in a lifetime. Twice, if you win a Nobel Prize." This sentence has Lucka heard during the welcoming speech at the 71st edition annual Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting. 


10thJuly 2023
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He always said he'd never do a Ph.D.
Now he is working as a postdoc in Santa Barbara


Antonín Sojka has been a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Santa Barbara for almost a year. Even though he never wanted to even get a Ph.D. At CEITEC BUT, he worked on electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) within our research group. 


20thJune 2023
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Our PhD student Artur Solodovnyk successfully defended his doctoral thesis - Congratulations!


He wrote his doctoral thesis on the topic of "Magneto optical studies of solid states materials".

We wish Artur good luck with all his future endeavors and also with his Post-doc position in the United States.


20thApril 2023
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MOTeS Christmas party 2022


Our research group has assembled for a Christmas party at the Bowling bar Rubin, followed by a visit to the Yacht Club. We would love to take this opportunity to wish each of you a Merry Christmas, a relaxing holiday season, and all the best in the upcoming year of 2023!


14thDecember 2022


Our PhD student Lubomír Havlíček successfully defended his doctoral thesis - Congratulations!


He wrote his doctoral thesis on the topic of "Single-Molecule Magnets with Trigonal Symmetry of the Coordination Polyhedron: Structure, Magnetic Properties, and Deposition on Surfaces".

We wish Lubomír good luck with all his future endeavors and with his Post-doc position at Akademie věd ČR, where he will continue in the research of molecular magnetism.


12thDecember 2022
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Rapid scanning explores high-frequency spin relaxation without the hassle


Our recent results in rapid scan HFEPR are acknowledged by the American Institute of Physics as a Perspective Letter and a Scilight article "Rapid scanning explores high-frequency spin relaxation without the hassle".


30thMarch 2022
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Our PhD student Jan Dubský received JCMM Brno PhD Talent 2021 - Congratulations!


Our PhD student Jan Dubský received JCMM Brno PhD Talent 2021 for his project on "Development of a 500 MHz DNP-NMR system". This scholarship helps starting PhD students with 300 000 CZK over 3 years.


4thJanuary 2022
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RSC ICMM 2021 Poster Prize goes to our PhD student Jana Dubnická-Midlíková - Congratulations!


Our PhD student Jana Dubnická-Midlíková won the RSC ICMM 2021 Poster Prize with her poster "Development of FTIR Spectroscopy in High Magnetic Fields."


2ndAugust 2021
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JCMM Brno PhD Talent 2020 goes to our student Lucie Kotásková - Congratulations!


Our PhD student Lucie Kotásková with her project on "Synthesis of molecular switches functionalised by stable radical substituents" was among the 25 awarded students who were selected out of 130 applicants in total for 2020 call. JCMM Brno PhD Talent helps starting PhD students with 300 000 CZK over 3 years.


15thJanuary 2021
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Danubius Young Scientist Award 2020 goes to Dr. Oleksii Laguta - Congratulations!


The Danubius Award was created in 2011 by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Education , Science and Research (BMBFW) and the Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM) with the intention to honor persons with extraordinary achievements in their scientific activity and output in relation to the Danube Region.


16thNovember 2020
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Interview with Petr Neugebauer


Petr Neugebauer gave an interesting interview to vedavyzkum.cz about ERC grants, inbreeding and what it takes to form a new research group in the Czech environment from a ground.


6thApril 2020
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Jorge Navarro won Brno PhD talent 2019 - Congratulations!


City of Brno has honoured the students of science and technical disciplines in the Ph.D. Talent competition. The scientists will receive a scholarship of 300 000 CZK per 3 years.


17thFebruary 2020
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Adam Vondráček won CEITEC Student Talent 2019/20 - Congratulations!


Talented high-school student Adam Vondráček under supervision of Ing. Antonín Sojka won the 2019/20 CEITEC Student Talent.


30thMarch 2022
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Brazilian researcher got to CEITEC BUT by chance


High expertise in the field of EPR has CEITEC BUT gained last year thanks to Vinicius Santana. Brazilian researcher was looking for a postdoc position in Europe and settled in Brno. He focuses on investigating magnetic materials using high-frequency EPR.


2ndApril 2019
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Twelve students from CEITEC awarded the Brno PhD Talent


City of Brno has honoured the students of science and technical disciplines in the Ph.D. Talent competition. The scientists will receive a scholarship of 300 000 CZK.


1stMarch 2019
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“You don’t need to know the Czech language, but you must have good Czech friends, who help you”
I like the feeling of safety in Brno, says Brazilian researcher


Living in Brno wasn’t a direct choice for Vinicius Santana from Brazil. In fact, it was a coincidence, he ended up in the Czech Republic and he has...


16thOctober 2018
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Plasmon Enhanced Terahertz Electron Paramagnetic Resonance
PETER Summer School


Join the talks on EPR, scanning microscopy, plasmonics and terahertz technology!


3-5thOctober 2018 | CEITEC BUT facility | S building | Purkyňova 123, Brno
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Pawel Jewula receieved a PCCP poster award


Our junior researcher Pawel Jewula was awarded a PCCP poster award at 9th Barrande-Vltava French-Czech Chemistry Meeting held in Strasbourg (France) from August 26 to 27, 2018.


30thAugust 2018

The Committee for Interdisciplinarity has chosen our student's project for support


The project of our student Jakub Hrubý, named "Electron Spin Resonance Detection of Micro RNA in Diagnostics of Renal Cell Carcinoma" was chosen for support.


6thAugust 2018

Petr Neugebauer about ERC Grant and Paramagnetic Resonance Research


After several years spent in research institutions abroad, Petr Neugebauer, graduate of Physical Engineering at BUT, returned to Brno. His refuge will become the research center of CEITEC, where he will deal with paramagnetic resonance, which has long been devoted to.


20thJune 2018
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First poster earned 6 000 CZK


The CEITEC PhD and Postdoc Retread is a two-day conference that brings together PhD students and postdocs of CEITEC and partner institutions working in life sciences, material sciences, chemistry and physics.


27thApril 2018
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