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Scope and Programme

The scientific programme of the XIX Czech-Polish seminar will be focused on:

The official language of the conference will be English.


Monday, May 24
14:00Bus departure from Prague to Telc
16:00Arrival to Telc
16:00Conference desk starts – Registration – Mounting of ALL posters (PS 01 & PS 02)
18:00–18:40W. Kleemann
Magnetoelectricity in disordered multiferroics
19:00–20:00Dinner (menu) – Hotel Anton
20:00–24:00Welcome get together party (buffet) – Hotel Anton
Tuesday, May 25
7:30–9:00Breakfast (buffet)
9:10–9:50B. Dkhil
Multiferroic BiFeO3: A model system for competing tilt and polar instabilities in perovskites
9:50–10:30S. Kamba
Electromagnons, soft and hard phonons in multiferroics
10:30–11:00Coffee break
11:00–11:40J. Dec
Dielectric nonlinearity – a key feature of ferroelectric phase transitions
11:40–12:00I. Jankowska–Sumara
Pretransitional effect and intermediate phase in antiferroelectric PbZr1-xSnxO3 single crystals
12:00–12:20V. Zelezny
Soft mode spectroscopy of epitaxial BaTiO3/SrTiO3 superlattices
12:20–12:40O. Hudak
Dielectric susceptibility of nanoparticles in paraelectric phase: dependence on radius, frequency, temperature and damping
12:40–13:00J. Kroupa
Second harmonic conical refraction and quasi-phasematched noncollinear SHG in GUHP
13:00–15:00Lunch (menu) – Hotel Anton
15:00–15:40C. Pawlaczyk
Anhydrous protonic conductors for use as solid electrolytes
15:40–16:00A. Ostrowski
EPR and impedance spectroscopy studies of superprotonic–ferroelastic phase transitions in M3H(XO4)2, where: M = NH4, K, Rb; X = S, Se
16:00–16:20R. Swietlik
Anion ordering transitions in paramagnetic organometallic radical cation salts [Cp2Mo(dmit)]X (X = PF6, SbF6) studied by IR and Raman spectroscopy
16:20–17:00Coffee break
16:20–18:45Poster Session I
19:00–20:00Dinner (menu) – Hotel Anton
Wednesday, May 26
7:30–9:00Breakfast (buffet)
9:00–9:40K. Roleder
Spontaneously broken local symmetry
9:40–10:00P. Marton
Atomistic approaches in the multi-scale simulation chain for study of ferroelectric PbTiO3
10:00–10:20B. Rozic
Giant electrocaloric effect in polymeric and inorganic ferroelectric relaxor systems
10:20–10:40A. Levstik
Magnetoelectric relaxor 0.8Pb(Fe1/2Nb1/2)O3 – 0.2Pb(Mg1/2W1/2)O3 and Burns temperature in ferroelectric relaxors
10:40–11:10Coffee break
11:10–11:50W. Kuczynski
Viscoelastic properties of tilted smectic liquid crystals
11:50–12:10S. Urban
Phase behavior of four homologous compounds of 4–alkyl–4'–isothiocyanatobiphenyl (nBT) under pressure
12:10–12:30A. Emelyanenko
Evolution of ferroelectric, antiferroelectric and ferrielectric smectic phases in the electric field
12:30–12:50V. Domenici
NMR studies of ferroelectric liquid crystals
13:00–15:00Lunch (menu) – Hotel Anton
15:00–15:40V. Novotna
Re-entrancy of smectic A below the ferroelectric SmC* phase
15:40–16:00K. K. Raina
Morphological and dielectric behaviour of composite materials: ferroelectric liquid crystal doped with CNT
16:00–16:20P. Perkowski
How to determine the limits of using Afn function for extracting high frequency losses in ITO cell?
16:20–16:40K. Fodor–Csorba
Bent-core liquid crystals with asymmetric structure
16:40–17:10Coffee break
16:40–18:50Poster Session II
19:00–20:00Dinner (menu) – Hotel Anton
Thursday, May 27
7:30–9:00Breakfast (buffet)
9:00–9:40I. M. Reaney
Intermediate phases in perovskite solid solutionss
9:40–10:20W. S. Chang
Synchrotron X-ray diffraction study of PZN–PT single crystals
10:20–10:40E. Buixaderas
Effect of doping on the dielectric response of soft and hard PbZrxTiyO3
10:40–11:10Coffee break
11:10–11:30M. Kempa
Dielectric, magnetic and microwave studies of the new “multiferroics” PFW–PZT
11:30–11:50J. A. Moreira
Coupling between spins and phonons in orthorhombic Eu1-xYxMnO3
11:50–12:10I. Sterianou
Investigation of co-doped BiFeO3 ceramics
12:10–12:30V. Goian
Strain induced ferroelectricity in antiferromagnetic EuTiO3 thin films
12:40–13:50Lunch (menu) – Hotel Anton
17:00–17:40T. Ostapchuk
Critical dynamics of ferroelectric phase transitions in BaxSr1-xTiO3 ceramics
17:40–18:00J.–H. Jeon
Hydrothermal synthesis and post heat-treatment of (K,Na)NbO3 powders
18:00–18:20M. Galaska
An influence of the order parameters coupling and of the plane of measurements on the Curie–Weiss constants ratio
18:20–18:40M. Wojtas
Ferroelectric switching in MAPBB single crystal
19:30–24:00Conference dinner – Hotel Anton
Friday, May 28
7:30–9:00Breakfast (buffet)
9:00–9:40P. Kuzel
Tunable dielectric metamaterials for the terahertz range
9:40–10:00H. Nemec
Ultrafast electronic response of semiconductor nanostructures studied by time-resolved terahertz spectroscopy
10:00–10:20M. Berta
Near-field terahertz imaging of ferroelectric domains in BaTiO3
10:20–10:40V. Skoromets
Electric field tuning of hard modes in strained SrTiO3 films
10:40–11:10Coffee break
11:10–11:30P. Zielinski
Surface waves and surface resonances in materials of complex structures and geometries
11:30–12:10W. Schranz
Length scale of cooperativity in glasses measured by DMA
12:20–13:00Lunch (take away pack)
13:30Bus departure to Prague)

A summary of the event has been given in the paper XIX CZECH–POLISH SEMINAR (W. Piecek, Liquid Crystals Today 20, pp. 28–30, January 2011, Taylor & Francis Ltd., reprinted by permission of the publisher).