Dr. Zuzana Kovaľová, Ph.D. [ Scientific Worker, Department of Pulse Plasma Systems ]

Place: Pulse Plasma Systems Bldg., Office: E 101
Tel.: (+420) 266 053161
Email: kovalova@ipp.cas.cz

Research Interests

Education

2012 - 2016Doctor of Philosophy in Physics
CentraleSupélec, Université Paris Saclay
Bio-decontamination of biofilms on surfaces and tissues by cold plasma
2012 - 2016Doctor of Philosophy in Biophysics
Comenius University Bratislava, Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Informatics
Bio-decontamination of biofilms on surfaces and tissues by cold plasma
2010 - 2012Master in Biomedical Physics
Comenius University Bratislava, Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Informatics
Bio-decontamination of teeth and plastic surfaces by cold plasma of corona discharge.

Research projects

2019-2021 Characteristics of chemically reactive liquids produced by non-equilibrium plasma
Co-investigator
Provider: Czech Science Foundation; Project ID: GA19-25026S

List of Publications

2019Pawłat J., Terebun P., Kwiatkowski M., Tarabová B., Kovaľová Z., Kučerová K., Machala Z., Janda M., Hensel K.: Evaluation of oxidative species in gaseous and liquid phase generated by mini-gliding arc discharge. Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing 39 [3] 627-642 (2019)
2016Tučeková Z., Kovaľová Z., Zahoranová A., Machala Z., Černák M.: Inactivation of Escherichia coli on PTFE surfaces by Diffuse Coplanar Surface Barrier Discharge. Eur. Phys. J. Appl. Phys. 75 [2] (2016) No. 24711
 Kovaľová Z., Leroy M., Kirkpatrick M.J., Odic E., Machala Z.: Corona discharges with water electrospray for Escherichia coli biofilm eradication on a surface. Bioelectrochemistry 112 91–99 (2016)
2015Kovaľová Z., Leroy M., Jacobs C., Kirkpatrick M., Machala Z., Lopes F., Laux C.O., DuBow M., Odic E.: Atmospheric pressure argon surface discharges propagated in long tubes: physical characterization and application to bio-decontamination. J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 48 (2015) No. 464003
2014Kovaľová Z., Zahoran M., Zahoranová A., Machala Z.: Streptococci biofilm decontamination on teeth by low-temperature air plasma of dc corona discharges. J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 47 [22] (2014) No. 224014
2013Kovaľová Z., Tarabová K., Hensel K., Machala Z.: Decontamination of Streptococci biofilms and Bacillus cereus spores on plastic surfaces with DC and pulsed corona discharges . Eur. Phys. J. Appl. Phys. 61 (2013) No. 24306
2011Šipoldová Z., Machala Z.: Bio-decontamination of plastic and dental surfaces with atmospheric pressure air DC discharges. IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 39 2970-2971 (2011)