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Self-cleaning surfaces by laser micro and nanostructuring

The optimal combination of surface topography and chemistry will result in superhydrophobic properties on hard-to-process materials. These properties will be further tested for self-cleaning behavior by the fast camera and image analysis. The candidate will learn the basics of laser technology, learn general information about other technologies. The student will work on literature research and…

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Laser nanostructuring for medical applications

State-of-the-art multi-beam and beam-shaping techniques will be utilized for the development of functional surface micro and nanostructures. These structures will be evaluated with respect to anti-bacterial or anti-microbial properties and cell growth. The candidate will learn the basics of laser technology, learn general information about other technologies. The student will work on literature research and…

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Advanced glass processing and functionalization

Advanced microscopic and diffraction or interference optical systems will be used for micro-drilling and cutting of glass and similar materials. In addition, functional micro and nanostructures will be developed for anti-reflection, superhydrophobic or oleophobic properties. Optical, SEM, and AFM analysis will be performed for the determination of optimal processing window and analysis of surface topography.…

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Complex shape micromachining

Advanced micromachining strategies for processing in 3, 4 and 5 axis combined with galvanometric scanners. The candidate will learn the basics of laser technology, learn general information about other technologies. The student will work on literature research and laboratory experiments. They will get acquainted with diagnostic devices. Garant stáže: Ing. Petr Hauschwitz,Ph.D. Obor: materiály, technologie…

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Influence of laser beam size and wavelength in the determination of LIDT

The laser-induced damage resistance of large optical components remains an important limitation for the maintenance costs, reliability, and the further development of high-energy laser systems. Traditionally, the laser-induced damage thresholds (LIDT) are performed on small samples and using small laser beam sizes (usually limited by the laser output), but these test results tend to be…

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Optimizing DNA-PAINT for Super-Resolution Imaging of Whole Cells

The recent development of super-resolution imaging methods has transformed the role played by fluorescence microscopes in biology. These techniques allow researchers to overcome the classical diffraction limit of light. Recent advancements in points accumulation for imaging in nanoscale topography (PAINT) technology allow to utilize conventional confocal platform to achieve up to 20 nm planar and 80 nm…

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Cell Plasticity Under Physical Constraints in 3D Cultures of Hepatic Cell Lines

Despite technical advances and numerous experimental evidence, only recently became widely accepted the concept, that mechanical cues and properties of culture environment play crucial role in modulating cell behaviors. However, molecular foundations, that mediate microenvironment stiffness-induced development of liver pathologies are still not fully understood. Intern will learn following techniques and methods: Standard cell culturing…

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Business/ Economics placement II

Student would aid the development of a potential engineering consultancy spin-off that aims to connect industrial and academic worlds. This would include business opportunities analysis, modelling and evaluating possible development paths.

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Business/ Economics placement I

Student would perform a market survey into various additive manufacturing techniques and form an overall evaluation of the business attractivity of corresponding sectors.

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Materials engineering placement I

Student would improve an existing device for custom metal coating deposition by finding optimal parameters for the deposition process. This would require coating deposition experiments, collecting the results and adjusting the deposition system setup to improve the coating structure quality. As a result, the student will gain solid understanding of plasma coating processes. This project might develop into a bachelor’s/master’s project.

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