Ing. Alexandr Jančárek, CSc.

tel. +41 76 3201066
  Lasers and their applications in technology and biomedicine Power switching, capillary discharge


Current institution

Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic


Czech Technical University in Prague, Prague, CR

Area of expertise

My area of scientific expertise and interests covers several fields: High voltage, high current switching, discharges in gasses, gas and plasma lasers, application of XUV radiation in technology and biomedicine, XUV short pulse spectroscopy and imaging.

Currently, my research contacts and/or collaborations continue in the field of molecular photochemistry & photophysics (NEXAFS), and X-ray/XUV imaging including tomography.

Illustrative publications

  • Holáň, V.; Kuffová, L.; Zajícová, A.; Krulová, M.; Filipec, M.; Holler, P.; Jančárek, A. Urocanic acid enhances IL-10 production in activated CD4(+) T cells Journal of Immunology. 1998, 161(7), 3237-3241. ISSN 0022-1767.
  • Jančárek, A.; Pína, L.; Vrbová, M.; Tamáš, M.; Havlíková, R.; Tomassetti, G.; Ritucci, A.; Vrba, P.: Nitrogen capillary discharge emission in 1.9÷2.5 nm wavelength range  Czechoslovak Journal of Physics. 2006, 56(2), B250-B254. ISSN 0011-4626.
  • Prokop, J.; Švéda, L.; Jančárek, A.; Pína, L.: Porosity Measurement Method by X-ray Tomography Key Engineering Materials. 2009, 409, 402-405. ISSN 1013-9826.
  • Nawaz, M.; Nevrkla, M.; Jančárek, A.; Torrisi, A.; Parkman, T.; Turňová, J.; Štolcová, L.; Vrbová, M. et al.: Table-top water-window soft X-ray microscope using a Z-pinching capillary discharge source Journal of Instrumentation. 2016, 11(07), P07002, ISSN 1748-0221.
  • Wachulak, P.; Duda, M.; Bartnik, A.; Sarzynski, A.; Wegrzynski, L.; Nowak, M.; Jancarek, A.; Fiedorowicz, H.: Compact system for near edge X-ray fine structure (NEXAFS) spectroscopy using a laser-plasma light source, OPTICS EXPRESS. 2018, 26(7) 8260-8274, ISSN: 1094-4087