doc. RNDr. Miroslav Šulc, Ph.D. [ Scientific Worker, TOPTEC Centre ]
Tel.: (+420) 487 953 903
Fax: (+420) 481 322 913
Email: sulc@ipp.cas.cz

Research Interests

Education

2001-2002Ph.D.
Faculty of Mechatronics, Technical University of Liberec
1984RNDr. Biophysics and Chemical physics
Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University, Prague
1977-1982M.Sc. Biophysics
Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University, Prague

Research experience

2010-Senior researcher
Institue of Plasma Physics, Czech Academy of Sciences
Optical design, optical methods for particle identification
2004 -Associate Professor of Physics
Technical university of Liberec, Department of Physics
optical methods for particle identification
1991 - 2004Assistant Professor
Technical University of Liberec, Department of Physics
Group Leader and Head of Laboratory of Laser Interferometry from 1998
1990 - 1991junior researcher
Institue of Physics, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences
1982- 1989junior researcher, project leader
Research Institute Monokrystaly Turnov
Optical materials study

Supervised students

2012 - nowIng. Lukáš Steiger
PhD study
Mirror alignment control for Compass RICH-1 detector at CERN
2006 -2013Lukáš Steiger
supervisor
MIRROR ALIGNMENT CONTROL FOR COMPASS RICH-1 DETECTOR AT CERN
2005-2008Daniel Kramer
supervisor
DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A DETECTOR FOR HIGH FLUX MIXED RADIATION FIELDS
2003-2006Marek Pokorný
supervisor
Non-linear piezoelectric characteristics of PZT thin layers
2011-Štěpán Kunc
supervisor
Optical method for axion search, very precise methods of birefringence measurement

Research projects

2015-20163D Interferometry Using Multidirectional High Index Glass Spherical Targets
Co-investigator
Provider: CERN ; Project ID: KTFP-2015-04
2013 - 2015Collaboration of CR with CERN
Co-investigator
Provider: The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports; Project ID: LG13031
2013-2015Nanofibers and abrasive nanoparticles as a base of new generation tools for fine polishing of surfaces
Principal investigator
Provider: Technological Agency of the Czech Republic; Project ID: TA03010609
2013-2015Planar acoustic metamaterials with the active control of acoustic impedance
Principal investigator
Provider: Czech Science Foundation; Project ID: GA13-10365S
2012 - 2014Study of strongly interacting matter
Co-investigator TUL
Provider: 7. FP EU, Capacities; Project ID: HadronPhysics2, 227431
2013-2014CATHI/WP4: Linac Integration and Innovative Alignment Method
participant, Associated partner IPP AS CR
Provider: FP7 PEOPLE Marie Curie Actions Networks for Initial Training ; Project ID: PITN-GA-2010-264330
2011-2013Axion Detection by Laser-based Experiments
Principal investigator
Provider: Czech Science Foundation; Project ID: GAP203/11/1546

List of Publications

2015Mokrý 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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 Polák J., Klepetková E., Pošmourný J., Šulc M., Procháska F., Tomka D., Matoušek O., Poláková I., Šubert E.: Super-polishing of Zerodur aspheres by means of conventional polishing technology. Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 9442: Optics and Measurement Conference 2014. Vol. 9442. Bellingham : SPIE-INT SOC OPTICAL ENGINEERING, 2015 - (Kovačičinová, J.; Vít, T.), s. 944212-944212 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]
 Šulc M.: Jamin interferometer for precise measurement of refractive index of gases. Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 9442: Optics and Measurement Conference 2014. Vol. 9442. Bellingham : SPIE-INT SOC OPTICAL ENGINEERING, 2015 - (Kovačičinová, J.; Vít, T.), 94421A-94421A 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]
2014Alexeev M., Birsa R., Bradamante F., Bressan A., Chiosso M., Ciliberti P., Dalla Torre S., Denisov O., Duic V., Ferrero A., Finger M., Finger jr. M., Gayde J.Ch., Giorgi M., Gobbo B., Levorato S., Maggiora A., Martin A., Menon G., Panzieri D., Pesaro G., Polák J., Rocco E., Sbrizzai G., Schiavon P., Slunečka M., Sozzi F., Steiger L., Šulc M., Takekawa S., Tessarotto F.: Monitoring of absolute mirror alignment at COMPASS RICH-1 detector. Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research Section A 766 [-] (2014) 208-211.
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[International Workshop on Ring Imaging Cherenkov Detectors (RICH 2013)/8./. Hayama, Kanagawa, 02.12.2013-06.12.2013]
2013Alexeev M., Birsa R., Bradamante F., Bressan A., Büchele M., Chiosso M., Ciliberti P., Dalla Torre S., Dasgupta S., Denisov O., Duic V., Finger M., FingerJr. M., Fischer H., Giorgi M., Gobbo B., Gregori M., Herrmann F., Königsmann K., Levorato S., Maggiora A., Martin A., Menon G., Nováková K., Nový J., Panzieri D., Pereira F.A., Santos C.A., Sbrizzai G., Schiavon P., Schopferer S., Slunecka M., Sozzi F., Steiger L., Šulc M., Takekawa S., Tessarotto F., Veloso J.F.C.A.: Status and progress of novel photon detectors based on THGEM and hybrid MPGD architectures. Journal of Instrumentation 8 [12] (2013) C12005-C12005.
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[International Conference on Micro Pattern Gaseous Detectors (MPGD2013)/3./. Zaragoza, 01.07.2013-04.07.2013]
 Steiger L., Šulc M.: Počítačová korekce rozladění polohy zrcadel v detektoru Čerenkovova záření RICH-1 experimentu COMPASS v CERN. Jemná mechanika a optika 58 [7-8] (2013) 211-213. [ EN ] 
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 Šulc M., Kramer D., Polák J., Steiger L., Finger M., Slunecka M.: New optics for resolution improving of Ring Imaging Cherenkov detectors. EPJ Web of Conferences: International Conference on Optics and Measurement, OAM 2012. Cedex : EDP Sciences, 2013 - (Šulc, M.; Kopecký, V.; Lédl, V.; Melich, R.; Skeren, M.), 00024-00024 ISSN 2100-014X. - (Book Series: EPJ Web of Conferences. 48).
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[OaM 2012 International Conference on Optics and Measurement. Liberec (CZ), 16.10.2012-18.10.2012]
 Šulc M., Polák J., Steiger L., Kramer D.: Optická soustava pro detektor Čerenkovova záření. Jemná mechanika a optika 58 [2] (2013) 52-54. [ EN ] 
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 K. Baker, G. Cantatore, S. A. Cetin, M. Davenport, K. Desch, B. Döbrich, H. Gies, I. G. Irastorza, J. Jaeckel, A. Lindner, T. Papaevangelou, M. Pivovaroff, G. Raffelt, J. Redondo, A. Ringwald, Y. Semertzidis, A. Siemko, M. Sulc, A. Upadhye, a K. Zioutas: The quest for axions and other new light particles. Annalen der Physik, roč. 525, č. 6, s. A93–A99, 2013
 M. Alexeev, R. Birsa, F. Bradamante, A. Bressan, M. Chiosso, P. Ciliberti, S. Dalla Torre, S. Dasgupta, O. Denisov, V. Duic, M. Finger, M. Finger Jr., H. Fischer, M. Giorgi, B. Gobbo, M. Gregori, F. Herrmann, K. Königsmann, S. Levorato, Q. Liu, A. Maggiora, A. Martin, G. Menon, F. Nerling, K. Novakova, J. Novy, D. Panzieri, F. A. Pereira, C. A. Santos, G. Sbrizzai, P. Schiavon, C. Schill, S. Schopferer, M. Slunecka, F. Sozzi, L. Steiger, M. Sulc, S. Takekawa, F. Tessarotto, a J. F. C. A. Veloso: Ion backflow in thick GEM-based detectors of single photons". Journal of Instrumentation, roč. 8, č. 1, 2013
 M. Alexeev, R. Birsa, F. Bradamante, A. Bressan, M. Büchele, M. Chiosso, P. Ciliberti, S. Dalla Torre, S. Dasgupta, O. Denisov, V. Duic, M. Finger, M. Finger Jr., H. Fischer, M. Giorgi, B. Gobbo, M. Gregori, F. Herrmann, K. Königsmann, S. Levorato, A. Maggiora, A. Martin, G. Menon, F. Nerling, K. Novakova, J. Novy, D. Panzieri, F. A. Pereira, C. A. Santos, G. Sbrizzai, P. Schiavon, C. Schill, S. Schopferer, M. Slunecka, F. Sozzi, L. Steiger, M. Sulc, S. Takekawa, F. Tessarotto, a J. F. C. A. Veloso: 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, roč. 732, s. 264–268, 2013
 K. Macúchová, J. Hošeka, S. Nemcová, M. Šulc, a J. Zicha: Recent progress in opto-mechanical design of cavity developed for the OSQAR experiment . K. Macúchová, J. Hošeka, S. Nemcová, M. Šulc, a J. Zicha, „Recent progress in opto-mechanical design of cavity developed for the OSQAR experiment", in Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, 2013, roč. 8781.
 Š. Kunc a M. Šulc: High frequency modulation method for measuring of birefringence. EPJ Web of Conferences, 2013, roč. 48
 Pugnat P., Sulc, M: OSQAR Annual Report 2013. CERN-SPSC-2013-03; SPSC-SR-125. - 2013
 M. Sulc, P. Pugnat, R. Ballou, G. Deferne, L. Duvillaret, L. Flekova, M. Finger Jr., M. Finger, J. Hosek, T. Husek, R. Jost, M. Kral, S. Kunc, K. Macuchova, K. A. Meissner, J. Morville, D. Romanini, M. Schott, A. Siemko, M. Slunecka, G. Vitrant, a J. Zicha: Axion search by laser-based experiment OSQAR . Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, roč. 718, s. 530–532, 2013
2012M. Alexeev, R. Birsa, F. Bradamante, A. Bressan, M. Chiosso, P. Ciliberti, S. Dalla Torre, S. Dasgupta, O. Denisov, V. Duic, M. Finger, M. Finger, H. Fischer, M. Giorgi, B. Gobbo, M. Gregori, F. Herrmann, K. Konigsmann, S. Levorato, A. Maggiora, A. Martin, G. Menon, F. Nerling, K. Novakova, J. Novy, D. Panzieri, F. A. Pereira, C. A. Santos, G. Sbrizzai, P. Schiavon, C. Schill, S. Schopferer, M. Slunecka, F. Sozzi, L. Steiger, M. Sulc, S. Takekawa, F. Tessarotto, a J. F. C. A. Veloso : Thick GEM-based detectors of single photons for Cherenkov imaging applications. IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record, 2012, s. 763–767
 K. Baker, G. Cantatore, S. A. Cetin, M. Davenport, K. Desch, B. Döbrich, H. Gies, D. Hoffmann, I. Irastorza, J. Jaeckel, A. Lindner, T. Papaevangelou, M. Pivovaroff, G. Raffelt, J. Redondo, A. Ringwald, Y. Semertzidis, A. Siemko, M. Sulc, A. Upadhye, J. C. Vallet, and K. Zioutas: Fundamental physics at low energies -- The quest for axions and other new light particles. Proceedings Open Symposium The European Strategy for Particle Physics, - Krakow, 10-12 September 2012
 M. Alexeev, R. Birsa, F. Bradamante, A. Bressan, M. Chiosso, P. Ciliberti, D. Torre, S. Dasgupta, O. Denisov, V. Duic, M. Finger, M. Finger Jr., H. Fischer, M. Giorgi, B. Gobbo, M. Gregori, F. H. Heinsius, F. Herrmann, K. Königsmann, D. Kramer, S. Levorato, A. Maggiora, A. Martin, G. Menon, F. Nerling, K. Novakova, J. Novy, D. Panzieri, F. A. Pereira, C. A. Santos, G. Sbrizzai, P. Schiavon, C. Schill, S. Schopferer, M. Slunecka, F. Sozzi, L. Steiger, M. Sulc, S. Takekawa, F. Tessarotto, a J. F. C. A. Veloso: Detection of single photons with hybrid ThickGEM-based counters. Proceedings of Science, 2012
 M. Alexeev, C. D. R. Azevedo, R. Birsa, F. Bradamante, A. Bressan, M. Chiosso, P. Ciliberti, P. M. M. Correia, S. Dalla Torre, S. Dasgupta, O. Denisov, V. Duic, M. Finger, M. Finger, H. Fischer, M. Giorgi, B. Gobbo, M. Gregori, F. Hermann, K. Konigsmann, S. Levorato, T. Lopes, A. Maggiora, A. Martin, G. Menon, F. Nerling, K. Novakova, J. Novy, D. Panzieri, F. A. Pereira, Q. Liu, C. A. Santos, G. Sbrizzai, P. Schiavon, C. Schill, S. Schopferer, M. Slunecka, F. Sozzi, L. Steiger, M. Sulc, S. Takekawa, F. Tessarotto, a J. F. C. A. Veloso: Ion back flow reduction in a THGEM based detector . IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record, 2012, s. 1165–1171.
 M. Alexeev, F. Barbosa, R. Birsa, F. Bradamante, A. Bressan, M. Chiosso, P. Ciliberti, S. Dalla Torre, O. Denisov, V. Duic, A. Ferrero, M. Finger, M. Finger, H. Fischer, M. Giorgi, B. Gobbo, M. Gregori, F. H. Heinsius, F. Herrmann, K. Koenigsmann, D. Kramer, L. Lauser, S. Levorato, A. Maggiora, A. Martin, G. Menon, K. Novakova, J. Novy, D. Panzieri, G. Pesaro, J. Polak, E. Rocco, C. Santos, G. Sbrizzai, P. Schiavon, C. Schill, S. Schopferer, M. Slunecka, F. Sozzi, L. Steiger, M. Sulc, S. Takekawa, F. Tessarotto, C. Veloso, a H. Wollny : Detection of single photons with THickGEM-based counters. Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. Sect. A-Accel. Spectrom. Dect. Assoc. Equip., roč. 695, s. 159–162, 2012
 Sulc M.: Kapitola Inteferometry based methods for Research of piezoelectric materials, v knize Interferometry Priciples and Applications, Nova Science Publisher, Inc., ISBN: 978-1-61209-347-5, 2012.
2011Šulc M.: Radiátory pro testování nových detektorů Čerenkovova záření. Jemná mechanika a optika 56 [9] (2011) 247-250. [ EN ] 
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 P. Abbon, M. Alexeev, H. Angerer, G. Baum, R. Birsa, P. Bordalo, F. Bradamante, A. Bressan, M. Chiosso, P. Ciliberti, M. Colantoni, T. Dafni, S. Dalla Torre, E. Delagnes, O. Denisov, H. Deschamps, N. Dibiase, V. Duic, W. Eyrich, A. Ferrero, M. Finger, M. Finger, H. Fischer, C. Franco, S. Gerassimov, M. Giorgi, B. Gobbo, R. Hagemann, D. von Harrach, F.H. Heinsius, R. Joosten, B. Ketzer, V.N. Kolosov, K. Koenigsmann, I. Konorov, D. Kramer, F. Kunne, A. Lehmann, S. Levorato, A. Maggiora, A. Magnon, A. Mann, A. Martin, G. Menon, A. Mutter, O. Naehle, F. Nerling, D. Neyret, D. Panzieri, S. Paul, G. Pesaro, C. Pizzolotto, J. Polak, P. Rebourgeard, F. Robinet, E. Rocco, G. Sbrizzai, P. Schiavon, C. Schill, P. Schoenmeier, W. Schroeder, M. Slunecka, F. Sozzi, L. Steiger, M. Sulc, M. Svec, S. Takekawa, F. Tessarotto, A. Teufel, a H. Wollny, The experience of building and operating COMPASS RICH-1 : The experience of building and operating COMPASS RICH-1. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 639, 15-19, 2011
 M. Alexeev, R. Birsa, F. Bradamante, A. Bressan, M. Chiosso, P. Ciliberti, S. Dalla Torre, O. Denisov, V. Duic, A. Ferrero, M. Finger, M. Finger, H. Fischer, M. Giorgi, B. Gobbo, F.H. Heinsius, F. Herrmann, K. Koenigsmann, D. Kramer, L. Lauser, S. Levorato, A. Maggiora, A. Martin, G. Menon, A. Mutter, F. Nerling, D. Panzieri, G. Pesaro, J. Polak, E. Rocco, G. Sbrizzai, P. Schiavon, C. Schill, S. Schopferer, M. Slunecka, F. Sozzi, L. Steiger, M. Sulc, S. Takekawa, F. Tessarotto, a H. Wollny, Progress towards a THGEM-based detector of single photon, : Progress towards a THGEM-based detector of single photon. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 639, 130-133, 2011
 Sulc, M., Dalla Torre, S.,Levorato, S., Menon, G., Polak, J., Steiger, L., Tessarotto, F.: A study of the RICH gas refractive index. NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTS & METHODS IN PHYSICS RESEARCH SECTION A, 639, 271-273, 2011
 Steiger L., Sulc M., Alexeev M., et al.: Mirror alignment control for COMPASS RICH-1 detector. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 639, 219-221, 2011
 P. Abbon, M. Alexeev, H. Angerer, G. Baum, R. Birsa, P. Bordalo, F. Bradamante, A. Bressan, M. Chiosso, P. Ciliberti, M. Colantoni, T. Dafni, S.D. Torre, E. Delagnes, O. Denisov, H. Deschamps, N. Dibiase, V. Duic, W. Eyrich, A. Ferrero, M. Finger, M. Finger, H. Fischer, C. Franco, S. Gerassimov, M. Giorgi, B. Gobbo, R. Hagemann, D. von Harrach, F.H. Heinsius, R. Joosten, B. Ketzer, V.N. Kolosov, K. Koenigsmann, I. Konorov, D. Kramer, F. Kunne, A. Lehmann, S. Levorato, A. Maggiora, A. Magnon, A. Mann, A. Martin, G. Menon, A. Mutter, O. Naehle, F. Nerling, D. Neyret, D. Panzieri, S. Paul, G. Pesaro, C. Pizzolotto, J. Polak, P. Rebourgeard, F. Robinet, E. Rocco, G. Sbrizzai, P. Schiavon, C. Schill, P. Schoenmeier, W. Schroeder, M. Slunecka, F. Sozzi, L. Steiger, M. Sulc, M. Svec, S. Takekawa, F. Tessarotto, A. Teufel, a H. Wollny: Particle identification with COMPASS RICH-1. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A, 631, 26-39, 2011
2010Do roku 2010 (včetně) autorství a spoluautorství 82 publikací; z toho 68 v periodikách, excerpovaných SCI; 2 patenty : počet citací SCI (bez autocitací): 890. Till 2010: Author or co-author of 82 papers; 68 papers are in SCI
2008Alexeev, M., .. Sulc M., et al. : On-line mirror alignment monitoring method for COMPASS RICH-1. NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTS & METHODS IN PHYSICS RESEARCH SECTION A, 595, 2008, 194-196.
2006Herdier R., Jenkins D., Dogheche E., Remiens D., Sulc M.: Laser Doppler vibrometry for evaluating the piezoelectric coefficient d(33) on thin film, REVIEW OF SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS 77 (9), 093905, SEP 2006.
 Šulc Miroslav: Způsob měření piezoelektrických posunutí pomocí laserového interferometru a laserový interferometr k provedení tohoto způsobu. Patent 296137
2005M. SULC, AT AL. : On-line measurement of gamma radiation-induced absorption in A3+-codoped PbWO4: Mo crystals, Nuc.Inst.Meth A, 537 (2005), 446-448.
 M. SULC, M. POKORNY: Temperature dependence of piezoelectric coefficients of 0.71 PMN−0.29 PT piezoelectric single crystals, J. Phys. IV France 126 (2005) 77–80 .
2004M. SULC AT AL.: On-line induced absorption measurement on PbWO4, YAlO3:Ce and CsI scintillating crystals, Radiation Measurements 38 (2004) 393 – 396 .