Grant projects

Running projects coordinated by our group:

Molecular Nanoarchitectonics on Topological Insulator Surfaces 
Funding source: Czech Science Foundation; Project No.: 22-05114S, 2022 – 2024

PI: Jan Čechal
We aim to develop of synthesis procedure for metal-organic networks on the Bi2Se3 surface
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International mobility of researchers - MSCA - BUT – IV
Funding source: MŠMT OP VVV IMPROVE IV; Project No.: CZ.02.2.69/0.0/0.0/20_079/0017436, 2018 – 2021
PI: Azin Shahsavar
National funding of the above-threshold MSCA IEF proposals.


Indirect Magnetic Interactions: Tuning by Electric Field (IMAGINE)
Funding source: EU H2020, MSCA-IF-EF-ST; Project No.: 101027667
PI: Zdeněk Jakub
We aim to develop a device with tunable magnetic interactions within a lattice of magnetic atoms.


In-situ and ex-situ investigations of organic semiconductor growth and properties on two-dimensional MoS2 van der Waals substrates.
Funding source: MŠMT Mobility; Project No.: 8J21AT009, 2021 – 2022
PI: Jan Čechal
Mobility project with Montanuniversität Leoben (PI: Markus Kratzer).


Participation in running projects:

​Growth of organic semiconductors on graphene: from the first monolayer formation to molecular multilayers
Funding source: Czech Science Foundation; Project No.: 22-04551S, 2022 – 2024
PI: Jiří Novák, co-PI: Jan Čechal
We will develop organic layers for vertical organic field-effect transistors.


Recently finished projects:

Strengthening Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Research at CEITEC – SINNCE  
Funding source: EC, H2020, Twinning; Project No.: 810626, 2018 – 2022
Coordinator: Tomáš Šikola; our project role: Research Team Leader (J. Čechal)
The project aimed to promote excellent-level science at CEITEC.

Electrically tuneable interactions between molecular nanomagnets on graphene
Funding source: Czech Science Foundation; Project No.: 19-01536S, 2019 – 2021
PI: Jan Čechal
We induced tunable magnetic couplings between paramagnetic centers on graphene substrates by modulating a gate voltage.

Plasmon Enhanced Terahertz Electron Paramagnetic Resonance – PETER
Funding source: EC, H2020, FET Open; Project No.: 767227, 2018 – 2021
PI: Tomáš Šikola; our project role: Co-PI (J. Čechal), team member (P. Procházka)
We have developed a new EPR spectrometer with unprecedented sensitivity.

CEITEC Nano+
Funding source: Ministry of Education Youths and Sports of the Czech Republic; Project No.: CZ.02.1.01/0.0/0.0/16_ 013/ 0001728, 2017 – 2022
PI: Michal Urbánek; our project role: senior scientist (J. Čechal)
Upgrade of CF Nano core facility.

R&D of Bulk Semiconductor Material with Wide Bandgap
Funding source: Technology Agency of the Czech Republic; Project No.: TH03020005, 2018 – 2020
PI: Miroslav Kolíbal; our project role: senior scientist (J. Čechal)
Development of SiC based devices.

Self-assembled layers of molecular nano-magnets on graphene on metal and dielectric substrates  
Funding source: Ministry of Education Youths and Sports of the Czech Republic; Project No.: TC17021, 2017 – 2020
PI: Jan Čechal
We have described the self-assembly of magnetic molecules on the metal to graphene surfaces.

Back for the Future – Back4Future 
Funding source: EC, H2020, Widespread, Teaming Phase I; Project No.: 763685, 2017 – 2018
PI: Tomáš Šikola; our project role: key team member (J. Čechal), team member (P. Procházka)
CEITEC development project.