Ing. Kateřina Steiger, Ph.D. [ Scientific Worker, TOPTEC Centre ]

Place: Detached establishment Turnov, Office: Sob1
Tel.: (+420) 487 953 918
Fax: (+420) 481 322 913
Email: steigerk@ipp.cas.cz

Research Interests

Education

2013Ph.D.
Technical University of Liberec, Czech Rebublic
Control of static and dynamic mechanical response of piezoelectric composite shells: Applications to acoustics and adaptive optics
2006M.Sc.
Technical University of Liberec, Czech Rebublic
Frequency spectrum of piezoceramic resonators oscillating in thickness mode

Research experience

2011Researcher
INFN - Sezione di Trieste, Trieste, Italy; Adviser: Dott. Fulvio Tessarotto
ThGEM-based Photon Detectors
04-06 2007Research student
INP ENSEEIHT, LAPLACE laboratory, Groupe de Recherches en Electrodynamique (GREM3) Toulouse, France; Adviser: Prof. Bertrand Nogarede
Piezoelectric cutting for surgery applications

Research projects

2014-2016Digital holographic tomography of ferroelectric domain walls
Co-investigator
Provider: Czech Science Foundation; Project ID: GA14-32228S
2013-2015Planar acoustic metamaterials with the active control of acoustic impedance
Co-investigator
Provider: Czech Science Foundation; Project ID: GA13-10365S

List of Publications

2016Mokrý P., Psota P., Steiger K., Václavík J., Doleček R., Vápenka D., Lédl V.: Ferroelectric domain pattern in barium titanate single crystals studied by means of digital holographic microscopy. Journal of Physics D-Applied Physics 49 [25] (2016) 255307.
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 Mokrý P., Psota P., Steiger K., Václavík J., Doleček R., Vápenka D., Lédl V.: Ferroelectric domain pattern in barium titanate single crystals studied by means of digital holographic microscopy. Journal of Physics D-Applied Physics 49 [25] (2016) č. článku 255307.
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 Steiger K., Mokrý P., Václavík J., Psota P., Doleček R., Vápenka D., Nečásek J., Koldovský Z.: Adaptive acoustic metasurfaces for the active sound field control. PROCEEDINGS of the 22nd International Congress on Acoustics. Buenos Aires: Asociación de Acústicos Argentinos, 2016, č. článku ICA2016-597. ICA. ISBN 978-987-24713-6-1. ISSN 2415-1599.
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[International Congress on Acoustics (ICA2016) /22./. Buenos Aires (AR), 05.09.2016-09.09.2016]
 Mokrý P., Psota P., Steiger K., Václavík J., Doleček R., Vojtíšek P., Sládek J., Lédl V.: Digital holographic tomography method for 3D observation of domain patterns in ferroelectric single crystals. Proceedings of SPIE 10151, Optics and Measurement International Conference 2016. Vol. 10151. Bellingham: SPIE, Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers, 2016 - (Kovačičinová, J.), č. článku 101510J. SPIE. ISBN 978-1-5106-0753-8. ISSN 0277-786X.
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[OAM 2016, Optics and Measurement International Conference 2016. Liberec (CZ), 11.10.2016-14.10.2016]
 Steiger K., Mokrý P.: Multi-wavelength simulations of the wavefront deformation of the optical wave passing through the domain patterns in ferroelectric single crystals. Proceedings of SPIE 10151, Optics and Measurement International Conference 2016. Vol. 10151. Bellingham: SPIE, Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers, 2016 - (Kovačičinová, J.), č. článku 1015111. SPIE. ISBN 978-1-5106-0753-8. ISSN 0277-786X.
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[OAM 2016, Optics and Measurement International Conference 2016. Liberec (CZ), 11.10.2016-14.10.2016]
2015Steiger K., Mokrý P., Václavík J., Márton P., Nečásek J., Psota P., Doleček R., Lédl V.: Potlačování emise hluku pomocí piezoelektrických prvků s řízenou tuhostí/kap.8/. Aplikace piezoelektrických prvků v mechanických a akustických soustavách. Liberec : VÚTS, a.s, 2015, s. 95-116. ISBN 978-80-87184-57-8 [ EN ] 
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 Steiger K., Mokrý P.: Finite element analysis of the macro fiber composite actuator: macroscopic elastic and piezoelectric properties and active control thereof by means of negative capacitance shunt circuit. Smart Materials & Structures 24 [2] (2015) 025026-025026.
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 Mokrý P., Václavík J., Nečásek J., Steiger K., Psota P., Doleček R.: Noise transmission through active acoustic metamaterials in the negative elasticity regime. Proceedings of the 22nd International Congress on Sound and Vibration (ICSV22), 2015. Florence: International Institute of Acoustics and Vibration (IIAV), 2015, 2015 - (Crocker, M.; Pawelczyk, M.; Pedrielli, F.; Carletti, E.; Luzzi, S.), s. 1117-1125. ISBN 978-88-88942-48-3. ISSN 2329-3675.
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[International Congress on Sound and Vibration (ICSV22)/22./. Florence (IT), 12.07.2015-16.07.2015]
 Mokrý P., Psota P., Steiger K., Václavík J., Doleček R., Lédl V., Šulc M.: Noise suppression in curved glass shells using macro-fiber-composite actuators studied by the means of digital holography and acoustic measurements. AIP ADVANCES 5 [2] (2015) 27132-27132.
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 Mokrý P., Steiger K., Psota P., Doleček R., Vojtíšek P., Lédl V.: Digital holographic interferometry as an experimental instrumentation for measurements of macroscopic properties of polydomain ferroelectrics. Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 9442: Optics and Measurement Conference 2014. Vol. 9442. Bellingham : SPIE-INT SOC OPTICAL ENGINEERING, 2015 - (Kovačičinová, J.; Vít, T.), 94420V-94420V ISBN 978-1-62841-557-5. ISSN 0277-786X. - (SPIE).
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[Optics and Measurement Conference 2014 (OaM 2014). Liberec (CZ), 07.10.2014-10.10.2014]
 Vojtíšek P., Possolt M., Doleček R., Steiger K., Pintr P., Václavík J.: Design and fabrication of diffraction grating for application in hyperspectral imaging for the long-wavelength infrared spectral region. Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 9442: Optics and Measurement Conference 2014. Vol. 9442. Bellingham : SPIE-INT SOC OPTICAL ENGINEERING, 2015 - (Kovačičinová, J.; Vít, T.), s. 944215-944215 ISBN 978-1-62841-557-5. ISSN 0277-786X. - (SPIE).
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[Optics and Measurement Conference 2014 (OaM 2014). Liberec (CZ), 07.10.2014-10.10.2014]
 Vojtíšek P., Possolt M., Doleček R., Steiger K., Pintr P., Václavík J.: Design a výroba difrakčního elementu pro aplikaci v hyperspektrálním zobrazovacím systému pro LWIR. Jemná mechanika a optika 60 [3] (2015) 96-100. [ EN ] 
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 Kodejška M., Mokrý P., Steiger K., Václavík J., Márton P., Nečásek J.: Adaptivní systémy pro potlačení přenosu vibrací pomocí piezoelektrických prvků s řízenou tuhostí/kap.7/. Aplikace piezoelektrických prvků v mechanických a akustických soustavách. Liberec : VÚTS, a.s, 2015, s. 75-93. ISBN 978-80-87184-57-8 [ EN ] 
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 Dalla Torre, S. et al.: The gain in Thick GEM multipliers and its time-evolution. Journal of Instrumentation, vol. 10, no. 03, pp. P03026, ISSN: 1748-0221 [ Abstract ] [ Link ] [ DOI ]
 P. Mokry, K. Steiger, P. Psota, R. Dolecek, J. Vaclavik, D. Vapenka, P. Vojtisek, and V. Ledl: Movements of ferroelectric domain walls in barium titanate single crystals studied by means of digital holographic interferometry and nonlinear dielectric measurements. Poster presentation at 13th European meeting on Ferroelectricity, Porto, Portugal, June 28 – July 03, 2015 [ Abstract ] [ DOI ]
 P. Mokrý, P. Psota, K. Steiger, J. Václavík, R. Doleček, V. Lédl, and M. Šulc: Noise suppression in curved glass shells using macro-fiber-composite actuators studied by the means of digital holography and acoustic measurements. AIP Advances, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 027132, ISSN: 2158-3226 [ Abstract ] [ Link ] [ DOI ]
 K. Steiger, P. Mokrý: Finite element analysis of the macro fiber composite actuator: macroscopic elastic and piezoelectric properties and active control thereof by means of negative capacitance shunt circuit. Smart Materials and Structures, vol. 24, no. 02, pp. 025026, ISSN: 0964-1726 [ Abstract ] [ Link ] [ DOI ]
 P. Vojtíšek, M. Possolt, R. Doleček, K. Steiger, P. Pintr, and J. Václavík: Design a výroba difrakčního elementu pro aplikaci v hyperspektrálním zobrazovacím systému pro LWIR. Jemná mechanika a optika, vol. 60, no. 3, pp. 96–100, ISSN: 0447-6441
 P. Vojtíšek, M. Possolt, R. Doleček, K. Steiger, P. Pintr, and J. Václavík: Design and fabrication of diffraction grating for application in hyperspectral imaging for the long-wavelength infrared spectral region. Proc. SPIE 9442, Optics and Measurement Conference 2014, pp. 944215-944215-8, Liberec, CZ [ Abstract ] [ Link ] [ DOI ]
 P. Mokry, K. Steiger, P. Psota, R. Dolecek, P. Vojtisek, and V. Ledl: Digital holographic interferometry as an experimental instrumentation for measurements of macroscopic properties of polydomain ferroelectrics. Proc. SPIE 9442, Optics and Measurement Conference 2014, pp. 94420V-94420V-8, Liberec, CZ [ Abstract ] [ Link ] [ DOI ]
2014Mokrý P., Steiger K., Václavík J., Psota P., Doleček R., Márton P., Kodejška M., Černík M.: Noise shielding using active acoustic metamaterials with electronically tunable acoustic impedance. Proceedings of INTERNOISE2014. Toowong DC QLD 4066 : The Australian Acoustical Society, 2014 - (Davy, J.; Don, C.; McMinn, T.; Dowsett, L.; Broner, N.; Burgess, M.), s. 1-9 ISBN 978-0-909882-04-4.
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[Internoise 2014 Conference. Melbourne (AU), 16.11.2014-19.11.2014]
 Steiger K., Mokrý P., Václavík J., Kodejška M.: Wide Frequency Range Noise Shield using Curved Glass Plates with Piezoelectric Macro Fiber Composite Actuators. 2014 Joint IEEE International Symposium on the Applications of Ferroelectrics, International Workshop on Acoustic Transduction Materials and Devices & Workshop on Piezoresponse Force Microscopy (ISAF/IWATMD/PFM). State College, PA : IEEE, 2014, s. 1-4. - (IEEE).
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[2014 Joint IEEE International Symposium on the Applications of Ferroelectrics, International Workshop on Acoustic Transduction Materials and Devices & Workshop on Piezoresponse Force Microscopy (ISAF/IWATMD/PFM). State College, PA (US), 12.05.2014-16.05.2014]
 Mokrý P., Steiger K., Sluka T., Tagantsev A.K.: Extrinsic Permittivity due to Reversible Domain Wall Motion in Perovskites(ISAF/IWATMD/PFM2014). 2014
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 Alexeev, M. et al.,: MPGD-based counters of single photons developed for COMPASS RICH-1. Journal of Instrumentation, vol. 9, no. 09, pp. C09017, ISSN: 1748-0221 [ Abstract ] [ Link ] [ DOI ]
 Dalla Torre, S. et al.: Status and progress of the novel photon detectors based on THGEM and hybrid MPGD architectures. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, vol. 766, pp. 133-137 [ Abstract ] [ DOI ]
 Steiger, K., Psota, P., Doleček, R., Vojtíšek, P., Lédl, V., Mokrý, P. : Perspectives and challenges of digital holographic tomography of ferroelectric domain walls. Poster at Ferroelectrics Workshop’14, Leysin, Switzerland, March 23 – 26, 2014  [ Abstract ] [ DOI ]
 Alexeev, M. et al.,: Progresses in the production of large-size THGEM boards. Journal of Instrumentation, vol. 9, no. 03, pp. C03046, ISSN: 1748-0221 [ Abstract ] [ DOI ]
 Tessarotto, F. et al.: Long term experience and performance of COMPASS RICH-1. Journal of Instrumentation, vol. 9, no. 09, pp. C09011, ISSN: 1748-0221 [ Abstract ] [ DOI ]
2013Novakova, K., Mokry, P. : Computation of Macro-Fiber-Composite actuator effective material constants. Talk (Pavel Mokry) and poster at International Workshop on Acoustic Transducers and Materials, Pennstate, USA, 7-9.5. 2013 [ Abstract ] [ DOI ]
 Kruchenko, A., Novakova, K., Mokry, P.: Optimization of electrode geometry and piezoelectric layer thickness of a deformable mirror. EPJ Web of Conferences, vol. 48, pp. 00011 [ Abstract ] [ DOI ]
 Tessarotto, F. et al.: Status and progress of novel photon detectors based on THGEM and hybrid MPGD architectures. Journal of Instrumentation, vol. 8, no. 12, pp. C12005, ISSN: 1748-0221 [ Abstract ] [ DOI ]
 Dalla Torre, S. et al.: Ion backflow in thick GEM-based detectors of single photons. Journal of Instrumentation, vol. 8, no. 01, pp. P01021, ISSN: 1748-0221 [ Abstract ] [ DOI ]
 Novakova, K., Mokry, P., Vaclavik, J., Marton, P., Cernik, M., Psota, P., Doleček, R., Ledl, V.: Planar acoustic metamaterials with the active control of acoustic impedance using a piezoelectric composite actuator. Proc. Joint IEEE-International Symposium on the Application of Ferroelectrics (ISAF), pp. 317-320 [ Abstract ] [ Link ] [ DOI ]
 Novakova, K., Mokry, P., Vaclavik, J., Marton, P., Cernik, M., Psota, P., Doleček, R., Ledl, V.: Planar acoustic metamaterials with the active control of acoustic impedance. Talk and poster at International Workshop on Acoustic Transducers and Materials, Pennstate, USA, 7-9.5. 2013 [ Abstract ] [ DOI ]
 Tessarotto, F. et al.: Development of large size photon detectors based on THGEM and hybrid MPGD architectures. Proc. 2013 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference (NSS/MIC), Seoul, South Korea, OCT-NOV 2013 [ Abstract ] [ Link ] [ DOI ]
 Levorato, S. et al.: THGEM-based photon detectors for the upgrade of COMPASS RICH-1. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, vol. 732, pp. 264-268, ISSN: 0168-9002 [ Abstract ] [ Link ] [ DOI ]
 Novakova, K., Mokry, P., Vaclavik, J., Marton, P., Cernik, M., Psota, P., Doleček, R., Ledl, V.: Planar acoustic structures with the active control of acoustic impedance using a piezoelectric Macro-Fiber-Composite actuator shunted with a Negative Capacitance Circuit. Invited talk at International Symposium on Piezocomposite Applications Symposium (ISPA), Dresden, Germany, 19-20.9. 2013 [ Abstract ] [ DOI ]
2012Nováková K., Mokrý P., Václavík J.: Application of Piezoelectric Macro-Fiber-Composite Actuators to the Suppression of Noise Transmission Through Curved Glass Plates. IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control 59 [9] (2012) 2004-2014.
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 Nováková K., Mokrý P., Václavík J.: Využití piezoelektrických kompozitních aktuátorů k potlačování přenášeného hluku skrz tenkostěnné plošné struktury. Jemná mechanika a optika 57 [11-12] (2012) 300-307. [ EN ] 
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[OaM/ 2012/ Optics and Measurement International Conference. Liberec, 16.10.2012-18.10.2012]
 Kruchenko, A., Novakova, K., Mokry, P.: Optimization of electrode geometry and piezoelectric layer thickness of a deformable mirror incoming corrected mirror. Optics and Measurement International Conference Proceedings, pp. 69-73, ISBN 978-80-87026-02-1
 Novakova, K., Mokry, P., Vaclavik, J.: Využití piezoelektrických kompozitních aktuátorů k potlačování přenášeného hluku skrz tenkostěnné plošné struktury. Jemná mechanika a optika, ročník 57, číslo 11-12, pp. 300-307, ISSN 0447-6441
 Levorato, S. et al.: Detection of single photons with hybrid ThickGEM-based counters. 2012 IEEE Nuclear Science Proceedings of the International Workshop on New Photon-detectors (PhotoDet2012), Orsay, France, June 13-15 2012 [ Abstract ] [ Link ]
 Novakova, K., Mokry, P.: Glass Plates Noise Transmission Suppression By Means of Distributed Piezoelectric Composite Actuators Shunted By an Active Circuitle. COMSOL Conference 2012 Milan Proceedings, 10.-12.10.2012, ISBN 978-0-9839688-7-0
 Novakova, K., Mokry, P. and Vaclavik, J: Application of piezoelectric macro-fiber-composite actuators for the suppression of noise transmission through curved glass plates. IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control, vol. 59, no. 9, pp. 2004-2014 [ Abstract ] [ DOI ]
2011-2012Dalla Torre, S. et al.: Detection of single photons with ThickGEM-based counters. IOP Science: Journal of instrumentation: Proc. 2nd International Conference on Micro Pattern Gaseous Detectors (MPGD2011), vol. 7, no. 2, pp. C02014-C02014 [ Abstract ] [ DOI ]
 Tessarotto, F. et al.: Development of THGEM- based Photon Detectors for COMPASS RICH-1. ELSEVIER: Physics Procedia: Proc. Technology and Instrumentation in Particle Physics 2011 (TIPP2011), vol. 37, pp. 781-788 (2012)
2011Mokry, P., Novakova, K., Marvan, M., and Fousek, J.: Dielectrophoretic forces generated by ferroelectric polydomain films. Phase Transitions: Special Issue: 10th International Symposium on Ferroic Domains and Micro- to Nanoscopic Structures, vol. 84, no. 9-10, pp. 810-820 [ Abstract ] [ DOI ]
 Novakova, K. and Mokry, P.: Application of piezoelectric macro- fiber-composite actuators for the suppression of noise transmission through curved glass plates. Proc. Applications of Ferroelectrics (ISAF/PFM), 2011 International Symposium on and 2011 International Symposium on Piezoresponse Force Microscopy and Nanoscale Phenomena in Polar Materials [ Abstract ] [ DOI ]
 Novakova, K. and Mokry, P.: Numerical simulation of mechanical behavior of a Macro Fiber Composite piezoelectric actuator shunted by a negative capacitor. Proc. Electronics, Control, Measurement and Signals (ECMS), 2011 IEEE 10th International Workshop [ Abstract ] [ DOI ]
 Levorato, S. et al.: Single-photon detection with THEM-based counters. Nuovo Cimento della Societa Italiana di Fisica C, vol. 34, no. 6, pp. 52-56, ISSN: 11241896 [ DOI ]
 Levorato S. et al.: Detection of single photons with THickGEM-based counters. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, vol. 695, pp. 159-162 [ Abstract ] [ DOI ]
2010Novakova, K., Mokry, P., Vaclavik, J., and Ledl, V.: Moderní trendy v semi-aktivním potlačování přenosu hluku skrz okenní tabuli pomocí piezoelektrických aktuátorů. Silnice a železnice - Problematika hlukové zátěže, ročník 5, pp. IX-XIII [ Link ]
 Novakova, K., Mokry, P., Vaclavik, J., and Ledl, V.: Analysis of Noise Transmission through the window glass plate and its Control using the MFC Actuator. Proc. Applications of Ferroelectrics (ISAF), 2010 IEEE International Symposium [ Abstract ] [ DOI ]