The main objective of the Institute of Physics of Materials of the Czech Academy of Sciences (IPM, CAS) is to clarify the relationship between the behaviour and properties of materials and their structural and microstructural characteristics.


30th Colloquium on Fatigue Mechanism

On 23 and 24 April 2024, the Institute of Physics of Materials hosted the 30th Colloquium on Fatigue Mechanisms. Thanks to the organizational team led by prof. Ludvík Kunz and prof. Tomáš Kruml, and also thanks to many participating researchers from Germany, Austria, France, Italy, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic, the colloquium series was […]
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Professor Fekl lectured on quantum computers

On October 16 and 17, the Institute of Physics of Materials (IPM) hosted Professor Ulrich W. Fekl from the University of Toronto in Canada. Professor Fekl is an expert on the use of quantum computers in chemistry and material sciences. In addition to getting to know the research topics of the IPM and a number […]
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Our superparamagnetic nanoparticles on the cover

The cover page of the journal Chemistry of Materials (IF=10.5) published by the American Chemical Society (ACS) presents the result of the research of Dr. Tereza Sojková carried out in the group of Assoc. Prof. Roman Gröger in collaboration with IIT and University of Genova (Italy), Case Western Reserve University (USA), and CEITEC BUT.
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The Brno dragon is the symbol of the NTCC conference

We were honored to be the organizers of the International conference NTCC – Non-Traditional Cement and Concrete together with VŠB Ostrava and FCE BUT in Brno. The non-traditional use of cement and concrete is already demonstrated by the Brno Dragon, which is in the logo of the NTCC conference.
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