Born: January 24, 1968 in Prague
Nationality: Czech
Languages: Czech, English, French, Russian

Affiliation and contacts:

Institute of Physics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
Na Slovance 1999/2, 182 21 Praha 8, Czech Republic
e-mail: hlinka@fzu.cz
Tel: +420 266 052 154

Current position:

Head of the Department of Dielectrics of the Institute of Physics, Czech Academy of Sciences 
(research department with 32 researchers and 7 PhD students)

Professional experience:

2008        :  Visiting scientist at University of Arkansas, AR, USA
               (MD simulations with effective-Hamiltonians, 2 months)
1998        :  Postdoctoral scientist at Nijmegen University, Netherlands
               (Phase transitions in ferroelectric semiconductors, 3 months, in the group of T. Janssen)
1997-1998   :  Postdoctoral scientist at Nagoya University, Japan
               (Simulations of ferroelectric domain structure kinetics, in the group of Y. Ishibashi)
1997        :  Visiting scientist at Institute Laue-Langevin, Grenoble
               (Selection rules for neutron scattering by phonons, 2 months, in the group of R. Currat)
1995-present:  Full-time research scientist at the Institute of Physics AS CR
1992-1995   :  PhD student at Laboratoire Leon Brillouin, Saclay, France
               (Inelastic neutron scattering by phonons in modulated dielectric crystals, supervised by M. Quilichini)

Education and degrees:

1995:  Doctoral thesis (Ph.D.) at University Paris XI – Orsay
1991:  Master thesis (Ing.) at Faculty of Physical Engineering and Nuclear Science of Czech Institute of Technology (CVUT Praha), Prague

Current professional activities:

Nanoscale phenomena in ferroelectric and relaxor materials with multi-component order parameter,
dielectric response of composites materials, lattice dynamics in relation with phase transitions,
ferroelectric and ferroelastic domains and domain walls, experiments with synchrotron and neutron scattering, 
infrared and Raman and hyper-Raman spectroscopy, related experimental and theoretical problems.

University service:

Advising: Tutor of more than 10 BSc., MSc. and Ph.D. student projects
Regular teaching: Phase transitions in solids (1 semester per year, Master students at FJFI CVUT)
University affiliation: External member of Solid State Engineering Department of FJFI CVUT since 1996, courses for undergraduate students
Work in committees and societies: 
 - State doctorate committee for solid-state physics degrees of Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University (MFF UK)
 - Nanotechnology program for Ph.D. students at MFF UK
 - Applied physics program for Ph.D. students at FJFI CVUT
 - Elected member of the Academy Assembly of the Czech Academy of Sciences

Other professional activities:

Member of the Editorial board of the international journal “Phase Transitions”
Expert of Czech Nano-Team
Member of the proposal selection panel for Laboratoire Leon Brillouin, CE Saclay
Member of the proposal selection panel of the Scientific Council of the Institute Laue-Langevin Grenoble (2003-2006)
Chair of the international symposium DYPROSO XXX - Dynamical Properties of Solids, C. Krumlov (2005)
Advisory board member of the Dynamical Properties of Solids conference series 


Price of Hlavka Foundation (2001)
Wichterle award, Czech Academy of Sciences (2002)
APS Outstanding Referee (2014)

Funded projects:

2015-2017  Current perspectives of ferroelectric domain interfaces,
           Czech Grant Agency GA15-04121S
2010-2012  Modern piezoelectric perovskites: Lattice vibrations and domain walls,
           Czech Grant Agency 204/10/0616
2008-2012  Dynamical nanoclusters in polar perovskite materials, 
           Czech Ministry of Education, MSMT KONTAKT ME08109
2006-2008  Domain phenomena in ferroic crystals, 
           Czech Grant Agency 202/06/0411
2000-2002  Anharmonic soft modes in ferroelectric crystals,
           Czech Grant Agency 202/99/D066
1998-2001  New materials for micro- and optoelectronics exhibiting cooperative dipole effects,
           INCO-COPERNICUS network No IC15970712
1997-1998  Grant-in-Aid Japanese Society of Promotion of Science,
           No 09595001 a P96337

Publication activity:

Author of more than 130 scientific publications (h-index = 20)
Selected publications:
J. Hlinka, 
Eight types of symmetrically distinct vectorlike physical quantities, 
Physical Review Letters 113, 165502 (2014).
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.113.165502
J. Hlinka, T. Ostapchuk, E. Buixaderas, C. Kadlec, P. Kuzel, I. Gregora, J. Kroupa, M.Savinov, A. Klic, J. Drahokoupil, I. Etxebarria, and J. Dec, 
Multiple soft-mode vibrations of lead zirconate, 
Physical Review Letters 112, 197601 (2014).
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.112.197601
A. Al-Zein, J. Hlinka, J. Rouquette, and B. Hehlen, 
Soft mode doublet in PbMg1/3Nb2/3O3 relaxor investigated with hyper-Raman scattering, 
Physical Review Letters 105, 017601 (2010).
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.105.017601
P. Marton, I. Rychetsky, and J. Hlinka, 
Domain walls of ferroelectric BaTiO3 within the Ginzburg-Landau-Devonshire phenomenological model, 
Physical Review B 81, 144125 (2010).
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.81.144125
J. Hlinka, P. Ondrejkovic, and P. Marton, 
The piezoelectric response of nanotwinned BaTiO3, 
Nanotechnology 20, 105709 (2009).
DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/20/10/105709
A. Al-Zein, B. Hehlen, J. Roquette, and J. Hlinka, 
Polarized hyper-Raman scattering study of the silent F2u mode in PbMg1/3Nb2/3O3, 
Physical Review B 78, 134113 (2008).
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.78.134113
J. Hlinka, T. Ostapchuk, D. Nuzhnyy, J. Petzelt, P. Kuzel, C. Kadlec, P. Vanek, I. Ponomareva, and L. Bellaiche,
Coexistence of the phonon and relaxation soft modes in the terahertz dielectric response of tetragonal BaTiO3, 
Physical Review Letters 101, 167402 (2008).
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.101.167402
J. Hlinka and M. Kempa, 
Soft mode dispersion and "waterfall" phenomenon in relaxors revisited,
Phase Transitions 81, 491 (2008).
DOI: 10.1080/01411590801975393
J. Hlinka,
Mobility of ferroelastic domain walls in barium titanate, 
Ferroelectrics 349, 49 (2007).
DOI: 10.1080/00150190701260694
J. Hlinka, I. Gregora, J. Pokorny, C. Hérold, N. Emery, J. F. Marêché, and P. Lagrange, 
Lattice dynamics of CaC6 by Raman spectroscopy, 
Physical Review B 76, 1445129 (2007).
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.76.144512
J. Hlinka, M. Kempa, J. Kulda, P. Bourges, A. Kania, and J. Petzelt, 
Lattice dynamics of ferroelectric PbTiO3 by inelastic neutron scattering, 
Physical Review B 73, 140101 (2006).
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.73.140101
J. Hlinka, T. Ostapchuk, D. Noujni, S. Kamba, and J. Petzelt, 
Anisotropic dielectric function in polar nanoregions of relaxor ferroelectrics, 
Physical Review Letters 96, 027601 (2006).
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.96.027601
J. Hlinka, J. Petzelt, S. Kamba, D. Noujni, and T. Ostapchuk, 
Infrared dielectric response of relaxor ferroelectrics, 
Phase Transitions 79, 41 (2006).
DOI: 10.1080/01411590500476438
J. Hlinka and P. Marton, 
Phenomenological model of a 90° domain wall in BaTiO3-type ferroelectrics, 
Physical Review B 74, 104104 (2006).
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.74.104104
J. Hlinka, R. Currat, M. de Boissieu, F. Livet, and Yu. M. Vysochanskii, 
Two-length-scale behavior near the ferroelectric phase transition of Sn2P2S6, 
Physical Review B 71, 52102 (2005).
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.71.052102
J. Hlinka, S. Kamba, J. Petzelt, J. Kulda, C. A. Randall, and S. J. Zhang, 
Origin of the "Waterfall" effect in phonon dispersion of relaxor perovskites, 
Physical Review Letters 91, 107602 (2003).
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.91.107602
J. Hlinka, S. Kamba, J. Petzelt, J. Kulda, C. A. Randall, and S. J. Zhang, 
Diffuse scattering in Pb(Zn1/3Nb2/3)O3 with 8% PbTiO3 by quasi-elastic neutron scattering, 
J. Phys.: Condens. Matter. 15, DOI: 10.1088/0953-8984 (2003).
DOI: 10.1088/0953-8984/15/24/318
J. Hlinka, V. Zelezny, I. Gregora, J. Pokorny, A. M. Fogg, J. B. Claridge, G. R. Darling, and M. J. Rosseinsky, 
Vibrational properties of hexagonal LiBC: Infrared and Raman spectroscopy, 
Physical Review B 68, 220510 (2003).
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.68.220510
J. Hlinka, I. Gregora, and V. Vorlicek, 
Complete spectrum of long-wavelength phonon modes in Sn2P2S6 by Raman scattering, 
Physical Review B 65, 064308 (2002).
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.65.064308