Mgr. František Karlický, Ph.D.

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International experience


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Supervized students




  1. Han H, Riboni F, Karlický F, Kment Š, Goswami A, Sudhagar P, Yoo J, Wang L, Tomanec O, Petr M, Haderka O, Terashima C, Fujishima A, Schmuki P, Zbořil R: α-Fe2O3/TiO2 3D Hierarchical Nanostructures for enhanced Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting. Nanoscale, 9, 134-142, 2017. (DOI)
  2. Karlický F, Otyepková E, Lo R, Pitoňák M, Jurečka P, Pykal M, Hobza P, Otyepka M: Adsorption of Organic Molecules to van der Waals Materials: Comparison of Fluorographene and Fluorographite with Graphene and Graphite. J. Chem. Theory Comput., 13(3), 1328–1340, 2017. (DOI)
  3. Tuček J, Holá K, Bourlinos AB, Blonski P, Bakandritsos A, Ugolotti J, Dubecký M, Karlický F, Ranc V, Cepe K, Otyepka M, Zbořil R: Room temperature organic magnets derived from sp3 functionalized graphene. Nat. Commun., 8, 14525 , 2017. (DOI)


  1. Pykal M, Jurečka P, Karlický F, Otyepka M: Modelling of graphene functionalization. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 18(48), 6351-6372, 2016. (DOI)
  2. Urbanová V, Karlický F, Matěj A, Šembera F, Janoušek Z, Perman JA, Ranc V, Čépe K, Michl J, Otyepka M, Zbořil R: Fluorinated graphenes as advanced biosensors - Effect of fluorine coverage on electron transfer properties and adsorption of biomolecules. Nanoscale, 8, 12134-12142, 2016. (DOI)


  1. Dubecký M, Otyepková E, Lazar P, Karlický F, Petr M, Čépe K, Banáš P, Zbořil R, Otyepka M: Reactivity of Fluorographene: A Facile Way toward Graphene Derivatives. J. Phys. Chem. Letters, 6(8), 1430-1434, 2015. (DOI)
  2. Karlický F, Otyepková E, Banáš P, Lazar P, Kocman M, Otyepka M: Interplay between Ethanol Adsorption to High-Energy Sites and Clustering on Graphene and Graphite Alters the Measured Isosteric Adsorption Enthalpies. J. Phys. Chem. C., 119(35), 20535-20543, 2015. (DOI)
  3. Lazar P, Otyepková E, Karlický F, Čépe K, Otyepka M: The surface and structural properties of graphite fluoride. Carbon, 94, 804-809, 2015. (DOI)
  4. Urbanová V, Holá K, Bourlinos AB, Čépe K, Ambrosi A, Loo AH, Pumera M, Karlický F, Otyepka M, Zbořil R: Thiofluorographene-Hydrophilic Graphene Derivative with Semiconducting and Genosensing Properties. Adv. Mater., 27(14), 2305-2310, 2015. (DOI)


  1. Filip J, Karlický F, Marušák Z, Lazar P, Černík M, Otyepka M, Zbořil R: Anaerobic Reaction of Nanoscale Zerovalent Iron with Water: Mechanism and Kinetics. J. Phys. Chem. C, 118(25), 13817-13825, 2014. (DOI)
  2. Karlický F, Lepetit B, Lemoine D: Quantum modelling of hydrogen chemisorption on graphene and graphite. J. Chem. Phys., 140(12), 124702, 2014. (DOI)
  3. Karlický F, Otyepka M: Band gaps and optical spectra from single- and double-layer fluorographene to graphite fluoride: many-body effects and excitonic states. Ann. Phys., 526(9-10), 408-414, 2014. (DOI)
  4. Karlický F, Otyepka M: Challenges in the theoretical description of nanoparticle reactivity: Nano zero-valent iron. Int. J. Quantum Chem., 114(15), 987-992, 2014. (DOI)


  1. Kalus R, Karlický F, Lepetit B, Paidarová I, Gadea FX: Photoabsorption spectrum of helium trimer cation—Theoretical modeling. J. Chem. Phys., 139(20), 204310, 2013. (DOI)
  2. Karlický F, Kumara Ramanatha Datta K, Otyepka M, Zbořil R: Halogenated Graphenes: Rapidly Growing Family of Graphene Derivatives. ACS Nano, 7(8), 6434-6464, 2013. (DOI)
  3. Karlický F, Lazar P, Dubecký M, Otyepka M: Random Phase Approximation in Surface Chemistry: Water Splitting on Iron. J. Chem. Theory Comput., 9(8), 3670-3676, 2013. (DOI)
  4. Karlický F, Otyepka M: Band Gaps and Optical Spectra of Chlorographene, Fluorographene and Graphane from G 0 W 0 , GW 0 and GW Calculations on Top of PBE and HSE06 Orbitals. J. Chem. Theory Comput., 9(9), 4155-4164, 2013. (DOI)
  5. Lazar P, Karlický F, Jurečka P, Kocman M, Otyepková E, Šafářová K, Otyepka M: Adsorption of Small Organic Molecules on Graphene. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 135(16), 6372-6377, 2013. (DOI)


  1. Karlický F, Otyepka M, Schröder D: Ligand effects on single-electron transfer of isolated iron atoms in the gaseous complexes [(OC)mFe(OH2)n]+ (m, n = 0–2, m + n = 1, 2) Int. J. Mass Spectrom., 330-332, 95-99, 2012. (DOI)
  2. Karlický F, Zbořil R, Otyepka M: Band gaps and structural properties of graphene halides and their derivates: A hybrid functional study with localized orbital basis sets. J. Chem. Phys., 137(3), 034709, 2012. (DOI)


  1. Karlický F, Lepetit B, Kalus R, Gadéa FX: Vibrational spectrum of Ar3+ and relative importance of linear and perpendicular isomers in its photodissociation. J. Chem. Phys., 134(8), 084305, 2011. (DOI)
  2. Karlický F, Otyepka M: First Step in the Reaction of Zerovalent Iron with Water. J. Chem. Theory Comput., 7(9), 2876-2885, 2011. (DOI)
  3. Svrčková P, Vítek A, Karlický F, Paidarová I, Kalus R: Theoretical modeling of ionization energies of argon clusters: Nuclear delocalization effects. J. Chem. Phys., 134(22), 224310, 2011. (DOI)


  1. Oleksy K, Karlický F, Kalus R: Structures and energetics of helium cluster cations: Equilibrium geometries revisited through the genetic algorithm approach. J. Chem. Phys., 133(16), 164314, 2010. (DOI)
  2. Zbořil R, Karlický F, Bourlinos AB, Steriotis TA, Stubos AK, Georgakilas V, Šafářová K, Jančík D, Trapalis C, Otyepka M: Graphene Fluoride: A Stable Stoichiometric Graphene Derivative and its Chemical Conversion to Graphene. Small, 6(24), 2885-2891, 2010. (DOI)