Mgr. Branislav Pongrác, Ph.D. [ Scientific Worker, Department of Pulse Plasma Systems ]

Place: Pulse Plasma Systems Bldg., Office: E 111
Tel.: (+420) 266 053252
Fax: (+420) 286 592 644
Email: pongrac@ipp.cas.cz

Research Interests

Education

Ph.D. in Plasma physics
Comenius University, Faculty of mathematics, physics and informatics, Bratislava, Slovakia
Study of the Electrospraying Effect of Water in Combination with Atmospheric Pressure Corona Discharge
M.Sc. in Environmental physics
Comenius University, Faculty of mathematics, physics and informatics, Bratislava, Slovakia
Decontamination of water by DC electrical discharges

Research experience

11/2015 - presentpostdoctoral researcher
Czech Academy of Sciences, Institute of Plasma Physics, Prague, Czech Republic
9/2014 - 11/2014, 5/2015 - 7/2015researcher
Comenius University, Faculty of mathematics, physics and informatics, Bratislava, Slovakia
1/2015 - 4/2015visiting researcher
Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Chemistry, Brno, Czech Republic
3/2013 - 7/2013visiting researcher
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba, Japan

Research projects

2015-2017Plasma-liquid interactions in organic solutions induced by high-voltage electrical discharges
Co-investigator
Provider: Czech Science Foundation; Project ID: GA15-12987S
2014-2016Chemical processes initiated by electrical discharge plasma in aqueous liquids for new applications
Co-investigator
Provider: Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic; Project ID: LD14080

List of Publications

2017Šimek M., Pongrác B., Babický V., Člupek M., Lukeš P.: Luminous phase of nanosecond discharge in deionized water: morphology, propagation velocity and optical emission. Plasma Sources Science & Technology 26 [7] (2017) č. článku 07LT01.
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2016Pongrác B., Šimek M., Babický V., Člupek M., Lukeš P.: Optical diagnostics of ns-pulsed discharge generated in liquid phase. Proceedings of the 23rd Europhysics Conference on the Atomic and Molecular Physics of Ionized Gases. Bratislava: European Physical Society as a Europhysics conference, 2016 - (Medvecká, V.; Papp, P.; Országh, J.; Matejčík, Š.), s. 319-320. EPS. ISBN 979-10-96389-02-5.
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[Europhysics Conference on the Atomic and Molecular Physics of Ionized Gases (ESCAMPIG XXIII)/23./. Bratislava (SK), 12.07.2016-16.07.2016]
 Pongrác B., Šimek M., Babický V., Člupek M., Lukeš P.: Spectroscopic Study of Underwater Electrical Discharge Generated by Nanosecond Pulses. Book of Contributed Papers of 15th International Symposium on High Pressure Low Temperature Plasma Chemistry (HAKONE XV). Brno: Masaryk University, 2016 - (Černák, M.; Hoder, T.), s. 446-448. ISBN 978-80-210-8317-2.
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[International Symposium on High Pressure Low Temperature Plasma Chemistry (HAKONE XV) /15./. Brno (CZ), 11.09.2016-16.09.2016]
 Šimek M., Pongrác B., Člupek M., Babický V., Lukeš P.: Evolution of Point-To-Plane Nanosecond Discharge in Deionized Water. Book of Contributed Papers of 15th International Symposium on High Pressure Low Temperature Plasma Chemistry (HAKONE XV). Brno: Masaryk University, 2016 - (Černák, M.; Hoder, T.), s. 405-407. ISBN 978-80-210-8317-2.
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[International Symposium on High Pressure Low Temperature Plasma Chemistry (HAKONE XV) /15./. Brno (CZ), 11.09.2016-16.09.2016]
2014Branislav Pongrác, Hyun-Ha Kim, Nobuaki Negishi, Zdenko Machala: Influence of water conductivity on particular electrospray modes with dc corona discharge - Optical visualization approach .  [ DOI ]
 Hyun-Ha Kim, Yoshiyuki Teramoto, Nobuaki Negishi, Atsushi Ogata, Jong-Ho Kim, · Branislav Pongrác, Zdenko Machala, Alfonso M. Gañán-Calvo : Polarity effect on the electrohydrodynamic (EHD) spray of water .  [ DOI ]
 Branislav Pongrác, Hyun-Ha Kim, Mário Janda, Viktor Martišovitš, Zdenko Machala : Fast imaging of intermittent electrospraying of water with positive corona discharge .  [ DOI ]
2011Branislav Pongrác, Zdenko Machala : Electrospraying of Water With Streamer Corona Discharge .  [ DOI ]
2009Zdenko Machala, Igor Jedlovský, Lenka Chládeková, Branislav Pongrác, Daniel Giertl, Mário Janda, Libuša Šikurová, Peter Polčic : DC discharges in atmospheric air for bio-decontamination – spectroscopic methods for mechanism identification .  [ DOI ]