prof. RNDr. Radek Zbořil, Ph.D.

Radek Zbořil


Research interests Education Employment International experience Cooperation

Prof. Zboril collaborates with more than 20 top world laboratories, e.g.

Grants, projects

Collaboration on more than 50 grants projects. As a principal investigator / co-worker / author of the proposal: 32 grant projects with subsidy for UP over 47 mil. EUR.

The most important international project:

The most important national projects:

Supervized Ph.D. students



  1. Doke DS, Umbarkar SB, Gawande MB, Zbořil R, Biradar AV: Environmentally Benign Bio-derived Carbon Microspheressupported Molybdena Nanoparticles as Catalyst for the Epoxidation Reaction. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 5(1), 904–910, 2017. (DOI)
  2. Bakandritsos A, Pykal M, Blonski P, Jakubec P, Chronopoulos DD, Poláková K, Georgakilas V, Cepe K, Tomanec O, Ranc V, Bourlinos AB, Zbořil R, Otyepka M: Cyanographene and Graphene Acid - Emerging Derivatives Enabling High-Yield and Selective Functionalization of Graphene. ACS Nano, 11(3), 2982–2991, 2017. (DOI)
  3. Baratella D, Magro M, Jakubec P, Bonaiuto E, Roger JDA, Gerotto E, Zoppellaro G, Tuček J, Šafářová K, Zbořil R, Cecconello A, Willner I, Santagata S, Sambo P, Vianello F: Electrostatically stabilized hybrids of carbon and maghemite nanoparticles: electrochemical study and application. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 19, 11668-11677, 2017. (DOI)
  4. Baron D, Dolanská P, Medříková Z, Zbořil R, Petr J: On-line stacking of carboxylated magnetite core–shell nanoparticles in capillary electrophoresis. J. Sep. Sci., ASAP, 2017. (DOI)
  5. Blonski P, Tuček J, Sofer Z, Mazánek V, Petr M, Pumera M, Otyepka M, Zbořil R: Doping with Graphitic Nitrogen Triggers Ferromagnetism in Graphene. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 139(8), 3171–3180, 2017. (DOI)
  6. Bourlinos AB, Rathi AK, Gawande MB, Holá K, Goswami A, Kalytchuk S, Karakassides MA, Kouloumpis A, Gournis D, Deligiannakis Y, Giannelis EP, Zbořil R: Fe(III)-functionalized carbon dots—Highly efficient photoluminescence redox catalyst for hydrogenations of olefins and decomposition of hydrogen peroxide. Appl. Mater. Today, 7, 179–184, 2017. (DOI)
  7. Chronopoulos DD, Aristides B, Pykal M, Zbořil R, Otyepka M: Chemistry, properties, and applications of fluorographene. Appl. Mater. Today, 9, 60-70, 2017. (DOI)
  8. Chronopoulos DD, Bakandritsos A, Lazar P, Pykal M, Čépe K, Zbořil R, Otyepka M: High-Yield Alkylation and Arylation of Graphene via Grignard Reaction with Fluorographene. Chem. Mater., 29(3), 926–930, 2017. (DOI)
  9. Froning JP, Lazar P, Pykal M, Li Q, Dong M, Zbořil R, Otyepka M: Direct mapping of chemical oxidation of individual graphene sheets through dynamic force measurements at the nanoscale. Nanoscale , 9, 119-127, 2017. (DOI)
  10. Gawande MB, Kadam R, Rathi AK, Čépe K, Zbořil R, Varma R, Jayaram RV: Hexagonal mesoporous silica-supported copper oxide (CuO/HMS) catalyst - synthesis of primary amides from aldehydes in aqueous medium. ChemPlusChem, 82(3), 467–473, 2017. (DOI)
  11. Goswami A, Rathi AK, Aparicio C, Tomanec O, Petr M, Pocklanová R, Gawande MB, Varma RS, Zbořil R: In-situ Generation of Pd-Pt Core-shell Nanoparticles on Reduced Graphene Oxide (Pd@Pt/rGO) using Microwaves: Applications in Dehalogenation Reactions and Reduction of Olefins. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 9(3), 2815–2824, 2017. (DOI)
  12. 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)
  13. Kmentová H, Kment Š, Wang L, Pausová Š, Václavů T, Kužel R, Han H, Hubička Z, Zlámal M, Olejníček J, Cada M, Krysa J, Zbořil R: Photoelectrochemical and structural properties of TiO2 nanotubes and nanorods grown on FTO substrate: Comparative study between electrochemical anodization and hydrothermal method used for the nanostructures fabrication. Catal. Today, 287, 130–136, 2017. (DOI)
  14. Presolski S, Wang L, Loo AH, Ambrosi A, Lazar P, Ranc V, Otyepka M, Zbořil R, Tomanec O, Ugolotti J, Sofer Z, Pumera M: Functional Nanosheet Synthons by Covalent Modification of Transition-Metal Dichalcogenides. Chem. Mater., 29(5), 2066–2073, 2017. (DOI)
  15. Sharma VK, Chen L, Marsalek B, Zbořil R, O'Shea KE, Dionysiou DD: Iron based sustainable greener technologies to treat cyanobacteria and microcystin-LR in water. Water Sci. Technol. Water Supply, 17(1), 107-114, 2017. (DOI)
  16. 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)
  17. Wang Z, Chen R, Xiong Y, Cepe K, Schneider J, Zbořil R, Lee C, Rogach AL: Incorporating Copper Nanoclusters into Metal-Organic Frameworks: Confinement-Assisted Emission Enhancement and Application for Trinitrotoluene Detection. Part. Part. Syst. Charact. , ASAP, 2017. (DOI)


  1. Datta KJ, Datta KKR, Gawande MB, Ranc V, Čépe K, Malgras V, Yamauchi Y, Varma RS, Zbořil R: Pd@Pt Core-Shell Nanoparticles with Branched Dandelion-like Morphology as Highly Efficient Catalysts for Olefin Reduction. Chem. Eur. J. , 21, 1-6, 2016. (DOI)
  2. Datta KJ, Gawande MB, Kumara Ramanatha Datta K, Ranc V, Pechoušek J, Křížek M, Tuček J, Kale S, Pospíšil P, Varma RS, Asefa T, Zoppellaro G, Zbořil R: Micro-Mesoporous Iron Oxides with Record Efficiency for Decomposition of Hydrogen Peroxide: Morphology Driven Catalysis for Degradation of Organic Contaminants. J. Mater. Chem. A., 4, 596-604, 2016. (DOI)
  3. Datta KJ, Rathi AK, Gawande MB, Ranc V, Zoppellaro G, Varma RS, Zbořil R: Base-Free Transfer Hydrogenation of Nitroarenes Catalyzed by Micro-Mesoporous Iron Oxide. ChemCatChem, 8(14), 2351–2355, 2016. (DOI)
  4. Datta KK, qi G, Zbořil R, Giannelis EP: Yellow emitting carbon dots with superior colloidal, thermal, and photochemical stability. J. Mater. Chem. C, 4, 9798-9803, 2016. (DOI)
  5. Douvalis AP, Bourlinos AB, Tuček J, Čépe K, Bakas T, Zbořil R: Development of novel FePt/nanodiamond hybrid nanostructures: L10 phase size-growth suppression and magnetic properties. J. Nanopart. Res., 18(115), 1-19, 2016. (DOI)
  6. Gawande MB, Goswami A, Felpin F, Asefa T, Huang X, Silva R, Zou X, Zbořil R, Varma RS: Cu and Cu-Based Nanoparticles: Synthesis and Applications in Catalysis. Chem. Rev., 116(6), 3722–3811, 2016. (DOI)
  7. Georgakilas V, Bourlinos AB, Ntararas E, Ibraliu A, Gournis D, Dimos K, Kouloumpis A, Zbořil R: Graphene nanobuds: Synthesis and selective organic derivatisation. Carbon, 110, 51–55, 2016. (DOI)
  8. Georgakilas V, Tiwari JN, Kemp KC, Perman JA, Bourlinos AB, Kim KS, Zbořil R: Noncovalent Functionalization of Graphene and Graphene Oxide for Energy Materials, Biosensing, Catalytic, and Biomedical Applications. Chem. Rev., 116(9), 5464–5519, 2016. (DOI)
  9. Georgiou Y, Mouzourakis E, Bourlinos AB, Zbořil R, Karakassides MA, Douvalis AP, Bakas T, Deligiannakis Y: Surface decoration of amine-rich carbon nitride with iron nanoparticles for arsenite (AsIII) uptake: The evolution of the Fe-phases under ambient conditions. J. Hazard. Mater., 312, 243–253, 2016. (DOI)
  10. Givelet CC, Dron PI, Wen J, Magnera TF, Zamadar M, Čépe K, Fujiwara H, Shi Y, Tuchband MR, Clark N, Zbořil R, Michl J: Challenges in the Structure Determination of Self-Assembled Metallacages. What Do Cage Cavities Contain, Internal Vapor Bubbles or Solvent and/or Counterions? J. Am. Chem. Soc., 138(20), 6676–6687, 2016. (DOI)
  11. Jakubec P, Urbanová V, Medříková Z, Zbořil R: Advanced Sensing of Antibiotics with Magnetic Gold Nanocomposite: Electrochemical Detection of Chloramphenicol. Chem. Eur. J., 22(40), 14279–14284, 2016. (DOI)
  12. Jayaramulu K, Datta KKR, Rösler C, Petr M, Otyepka M, Zbořil R, Fischer RA: Biomimetic Superhydrophobic/Superoleophilic Highly Fluorinated Graphene Oxide and ZIF-8 Composites for Oil–Water Separation. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 55(3), 1178–1182, 2016. (DOI)
  13. Kalytchuk S, Zhovtiuk O, Kershaw SV, Zbořil R, Rogach AL: Temperature-Dependent Exciton and Trap-Related Photoluminescence of CdTe Quantum Dots Embedded in a NaCl Matrix: Implication in Thermometry. Small, 12(4), 466–476, 2016. (DOI)
  14. Kment Š, Cada M, Hubicka Z, Krysa J, Kmentová H, Olejníček J, Cílová-Zlámalová Z, Zbořil R: Role of ion bombardment, film thickness and temperature of annealing on PEC activity of very-thin film hematite photoanodes deposited by advanced magnetron sputtering. Int. J. Hydrogen Energ., 41(27), 11547–11557, 2016. (DOI)
  15. Kolář M, Novák P, Šišková KM, Machala L, Malina O, Tuček J, Sharma VK, Zbořil R: Impact of inorganic buffering ions on the stability of Fe(VI) in aqueous solution: role of the carbonate ion. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 18(6), 4415-4422, 2016. (DOI)
  16. Kozák O, Sudolská M, Pramanik G, Cígler P, Otyepka M, Zbořil R: Photoluminescent Carbon Nanostructures. Chem. Mater, 28(12), 4085–4128, 2016. (DOI)
  17. Magro M, Domeneghetti S, Baratella D, Jakubec P, Salviulo G, Bonaiuto E, Venier P, Malina O, Tuček J, Ranc V, Zoppellaro G, Zbořil R, Vianello F: Colloidal Surface Active Maghemite Nanoparticles for Biologically Safe CrVI Remediation: from Core-Shell Nanostructures to Pilot Plant Development. Chem. Eur. J., 22(40), 14219–14226, 2016. (DOI)
  18. Magro M, Moritz DE, Bonaiuto E, Baratella D, Terzo M, Jakubec P, Malina O, Čépe K, de Aragao GMF, Zbořil R, Vianello F: Citrinin mycotoxin recognition and removal by naked magnetic nanoparticles. Food Chem., 203, 505–512, 2016. (DOI)
  19. Panáček A, Smékalová M, Večeřová R, Bogdanová K, Röderová M, Kolář M, Kilianová M, Hradilová Š, Froning JP, Havrdová M, Prucek R, Zbořil R, Kvítek L: Silver nanoparticles strongly enhance and restore bactericidal activity of inactive antibiotics against multiresistant Enterobacteriaceae. Colloids Surf., B, 142, 392–399, 2016. (DOI)
  20. Peppas GD, Bakandritsos A, Charalampakos VP, Pyrgioti EC, Tuček J, Zbořil R, Gonos IF: Ultrastable Natural Ester Based Nanofluids for High Voltage Insulation Applications. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 8(38), 25202–25209, 2016. (DOI)
  21. Pocklanová R, Rathi AK, Gawande MB, Datta KKR, Ranc V, Čépe K, Petr M, Varma RS, Kvítek L, Zbořil R: Gold nanoparticle-decorated graphene oxide: Synthesis and Application in oxidation reactions under benign conditions. J. Mol. Catal. A: Chem., 424, 121–127, 2016. (DOI)
  22. Pykal M, Zbořil R, Otyepka M: Fluorografen – benjamínek v rodině grafenových derivátů. Chem. Listy, 110(5), 335-343, 2016. (DOI)
  23. Rathi AK, Gawande MB, Ranc V, Pechoušek J, Petr M, Čépe K, Varma RS, Zbořil R: Continuous flow hydrogenation of nitroarenes, azides and alkenes using maghemite–Pd nanocomposites. Catal. Sci. Technol., 6, 152-160, 2016. (DOI)
  24. Reckmeier CJ, Wang Y, Zbořil R, Rogach AL: Influence of Doping and Temperature on Solvatochromic Shifts in Optical Spectra of Carbon Dots. J. Phys. Chem. C, 120(19), 10591–10604, 2016. (DOI)
  25. Sarkar S, Sudolská M, Dubecký M, Reckmeier CJ, Rogach AL, Zbořil R, Otyepka M: Graphitic Nitrogen Doping in Carbon Dots Causes Red-Shifted Absorption. J. Phys. Chem. C, 120(2), 1303–1308, 2016. (DOI)
  26. Sharma RK, Dutta S, Sharma S, Zbořil R, Varma RS, Gawande MB: Fe3O4 (Iron oxide)-supported nanocatalysts: synthesis, characterization and applications in coupling reactions. Green Chem., 18(11), 3184-3209, 2016. (DOI)
  27. Sharma RK, Yadav M, Monga Y, Gaur R, Adholeya A, Zbořil R, Varma RS, Gawande MB: Silica-based Magnetic Manganese Nanocatalyst – Applications in the Oxidation of Organic Halides and Alcohols. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 4(3), 1123–1130, 2016. (DOI)
  28. Sharma VK, Chen L, Zbořil R: High Valent FeVI (Ferrate): A Sustainable Green Oxidant in Organic Chemistry and Transformation of Pharmaceuticals. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 4(1), 18–34, 2016. (DOI)
  29. Slovák P, Malina O, Kašlík J, Tomanec O, Tuček J, Petr M, Filip J, Zoppellaro G, Zbořil R: Zero-Valent Iron Nanoparticles with Unique Spherical 3D Architectures Encode Superior Efficiency in Copper Entrapment. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng, 4(5), 2748–2753, 2016. (DOI)
  30. Smékalová M, Aragon V, Panáček A, Prucek R, Zbořil R, Kvítek L: Enhanced antibacterial effect of antibiotics in combination with silver nanoparticles against animal pathogens. Vet. J., 209, 174–179, 2016. (DOI)
  31. Suchomel P, Prucek R, Černá K, Fargašová A, Panáček A, Gedanken A, Zbořil R, Kvítek L: Highly efficient silver particle layers on glass substrate synthesized by the sonochemical method for surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy purposes. Ultrason. Sonochem., 32, 165–172, 2016. (DOI)
  32. Tuček J, Blonski P, Sofer Z, Šimek P, Petr M, Pumera M, Otyepka M, Zbořil R: Sulfur Doping Induces Strong Ferromagnetic Ordering in Graphene: Effect of Concentration and Substitution Mechanism. Adv. Mater., 28(25), 5045–5053, 2016. (DOI)
  33. Tuček J, Sofer Z, Bouša D, Pumera M, Holá K, Malá A, Poláková K, Havrdová M, Čépe K, Tomanec O, Zbořil R: Air-stable superparamagnetic metal nanoparticles entrapped in graphene oxide matrix. Nat. Commun., 7, 12879 , 2016. (DOI)
  34. Ulbrich K, Holá K, Šubr V, Bakandritsos A, Tuček J, Zbořil R: Targeted Drug Delivery with Polymers and Magnetic Nanoparticles: Covalent and Noncovalent Approaches, Release Control, and Clinical Studies. Chem. Rev., 116(9), 5338–5431, 2016. (DOI)
  35. Urbanová V, Bakandritsos A, Jakubec P, Szambó T, Zbořil R: A facile graphene oxide based sensor for electrochemical detection of neonicotinoids. Biosens. Bioelectron., 89(1), 532–537, 2016. (DOI)
  36. 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)
  37. Voulgari E, Aristides B, Galtsidis S, Zoumpourlis V, Burke BP, Clemente GS, Cawthorne C, Archibald SJ, Tuček J, Zbořil R, Kantarelou V, Karydas A, Avgoustakis K: Synthesis, characterization and in vivo evaluation of a magnetic cisplatin delivery Nanosystem based on PMAA-graft-PEG copolymers. J. Controlled Release, 243, 342–356, 2016. (DOI)
  38. Wang H, Lu X, Tuček J, Zheng J, Yang G, Zbořil R, Niu C: Synthesis of Polyvinylpyrrolidone-Stabilized Nonstoichiometric SnO2 Nanosheets with Exposed {101} Facets and Sn(II) Self-Doping as Anode Materials for Li-Ion Batteries. Electrochim. Acta, 211, 636–643, 2016. (DOI)


  1. Baikousi M, Georgiou Y, Daikopoulos C, Bourlinos AB, Filip J, Zbořil R, Deligiannakis Y, Karakassides MA: Synthesis and characterization of robust zero valent iron/mesoporous carbon composites and their applications in arsenic removal. Carbon, 93, 636-647, 2015. (DOI)
  2. Banerjee SS, Todkar KJ, Khutale GV, Chate GP, Biradar AV, Gawande MB, Zbořil R, Khandare JJ: Calcium phosphate nanocapsule crowned multiwalled carbon nanotubes for pH triggered intracellular anticancer drug release. J. Mater. Chem. B., 3(19), 3931-3939, 2015. (DOI)
  3. Bourlinos AB, Trivizas G, Karakassides MA, Baikousi M, Kouloumpis A, Gournis D, Bakandritsos A, Holá K, Kozák O, Zbořil R, Papagiannouli I, Aloukos P, Couris S: Green and simple route toward boron doped carbon dots with significantly enhanced non-linear optical properties. Carbon, 83, 173-179, 2015. (DOI)
  4. Chládková B, Evgenidou E, Kvítek L, Panáček A, Zbořil R, Kovář P, Lambropoulou D: Adsorption and photocatalysis of nanocrystalline TiO2 particles for Reactive Red 195 removal: effect of humic acids, anions and scavengers. Environ. Sci. Pollut. R., 22(21), 16514-16524, 2015. (DOI)
  5. 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)
  6. Fargašová A, Prucek R, Ranc V, Panáček A, Kvítek L, Zbořil R: Influence of various chloride ion concentrations on silver nanoparticle transformations and effectiveness in surface enhanced Raman scattering for different excitation wavelengths. RSC Adv., 5(13), 9737-9744, 2015. (DOI)
  7. Gawande MB, Goswami A, Asefa T, Guo H, Biradar AV, Peng D, Zbořil R, Varma RS: Core–shell nanoparticles: synthesis and applications in catalysis and electrocatalysis. Chem. Soc. Rev., 44(21), 7540-7590, 2015. (DOI)
  8. Gawande MB, Monga Y, Zbořil R, Sharma R: Silica-decorated magnetic nanocomposites for catalytic applications. Coord. Chem. Rev., 288, 118-143, 2015. (DOI)
  9. Gawande MB, Zbořil R, Malgras V, Yamauchi Y: Integrated nanocatalysts: a unique class of heterogeneous catalysts. J. Mater. Chem. A., 3(16), 8241-8245, 2015. (DOI)
  10. Georgakilas V, Demeslis A, Ntararas E, Kouloumpis A, Dimos K, Gournis D, Kocman M, Otyepka M, Zbořil R: Hydrophilic Nanotube Supported Graphene-Water Dispersible Carbon Superstructure with Excellent Conductivity. Adv. Funct. Mater., 25(10), 1481-1487, 2015. (DOI)
  11. Georgakilas V, Perman JA, Tuček J, Zbořil R: Broad Family of Carbon Nanoallotropes: Classification, Chemistry, and Applications of Fullerenes, Carbon Dots, Nanotubes, Graphene, Nanodiamonds, and Combined Superstructures. Chem. Rev., 115(11), 4744-4822, 2015. (DOI)
  12. Georgakilas V, Vrettos K, Katomeri K, Kouloumpis A, Dimos K, Gournis D, Zbořil R: Highly dispersible disk-like graphene nanoflakes. Nanoscale, 7(37), 15059-15064, 2015. (DOI)
  13. Holá K, Marková Z, Zoppellaro G, Tuček J, Zbořil R: Tailored functionalization of iron oxide nanoparticles for MRI, drug delivery, magnetic separation and immobilization of biosubstances. Biotechnol. Adv., 33(6), 1162-1176, 2015. (DOI)
  14. Hradilová Š, Havrdová M, Panáček A, Kvítek L, Zbořil R: Hsp70 as an indicator of stress in the cells after contact with nanoparticles. J. Phys. Conf. Ser., 617, 1-8, 2015. (DOI)
  15. Jakubec P, Urbanová V, Marková Z, Zbořil R: Novel Fe@Fe-O@Ag nanocomposite for efficient non-enzymatic sensing of hydrogen peroxide. Electrochim. Acta., 153, 62-67, 2015. (DOI)
  16. Jarošová B, Filip J, Hilscherová K, Tuček J, Šimek Z, Giesy JP, Zbořil R, Bláha L: Can zero-valent iron nanoparticles remove waterborne estrogens?. J. Environ. Manage., 150, 387-392, 2015. (DOI)
  17. Kment Š, Hubička Z, Krysa J, Sekora D, Zlámal M, Olejníček J, Čada M, Kšírová P, Remes Z, Schmuki P, Schubert E, Zbořil R: On the improvement of PEC activity of hematite thin films deposited by high-power pulsed magnetron sputtering method. Appl. Catal. B-Environ., 165, 344-350, 2015. (DOI)
  18. Lazar P, Chua CK, Holá K, Zbořil R, Otyepka M, Pumera M: Dichlorocarbene-Functionalized Fluorographene: Synthesis and Reaction Mechanism. Small, 11(31), 3790-3796, 2015. (DOI)
  19. Lim CS, Holá K, Ambrosi A, Zbořil R, Pumera M: Graphene and carbon quantum dots electrochemistry. Electrochem. Commun., 52, 75-79, 2015. (DOI)
  20. Magro M, Baratella D, Jakubec P, Zoppellaro G, Tuček J, Aparicio C, Venerando R, Sartori G, Francescato F, Mion F, Gabellini N, Zbořil R, Vianello F: Triggering Mechanism for DNA Electrical Conductivity: Reversible Electron Transfer between DNA and Iron Oxide Nanoparticles. Adv. Funct. Mater., 25(12), 1822-1831, 2015. (DOI)
  21. Panáček A, Smékalová M, Kiliánová M, Prucek R, Bogdanová K, Večeřová R, Kolář M, Havrdová M, Płaza AG, Chojniak J, Zbořil R, Kvítek L: Strong and Nonspecific Synergistic Antibacterial Efficiency of Antibiotics Combined with Silver Nanoparticles at Very Low Concentrations Showing No Cytotoxic Effect. Molecules, 21(1), 2015. (DOI)
  22. Pettine M, McDonald TJ, Sohn M, Anquandah GA, Zbořil R, Sharma VK: A critical review of selenium analysis in natural water samples. Trends Environ. Anal. Chem., 5, 1-7, 2015. (DOI)
  23. Potamianos D, Papadakis I, Kakkava E, Bourlinos AB, Trivizas G, Zbořil R, Couris S: Nonlinear Optical Response of Gold-Decorated Nanodiamond Hybrids. J. Phys. Chem. C., 119(43), 24614-24620, 2015. (DOI)
  24. Prucek R, Tuček J, Kolařík J, Hušková I, Filip J, Varma RS, Sharma VK, Zbořil R: Ferrate(VI)-Prompted Removal of Metals in Aqueous Media: Mechanistic Delineation of Enhanced Efficiency via Metal Entrenchment in Magnetic Oxides. Environ. Sci. Technol., 49(4), 2319-2327, 2015. (DOI)
  25. Płaza GA, Chojniak J, Mendrek B, Trzebicka B, Kvítek L, Panáček A, Prucek R, Zbořil R, Paraszkiewicz K, Bernat P: Synthesis of silver nanoparticles by Bacillus subtilis T-1 growing on agro-industrial wastes and producing biosurfactant. IET Nanobiotechnol., 2015. (DOI)
  26. Rathi AK, Gawande MB, Zbořil R, Varma RS: Microwave-assisted synthesis – Catalytic applications in aqueous media. Coord. Chem. Rev., 291, 68-94, 2015. (DOI)
  27. Sharma RK, Sharma S, Dutta S, Zbořil R, Gawande MB: Silica-nanosphere-based organic–inorganic hybrid nanomaterials: synthesis, functionalization and applications in catalysis. Green Chem., 17(6), 3207-3230, 2015. (DOI)
  28. Sharma RK, Gaur R, Yadav M, Rathi AK, Pechoušek J, Petr M, Zbořil R, Gawande MB: Maghemite-Copper Nanocomposites: Applications for Ligand-Free Cross-Coupling (C−O, C−S, and C−N) Reactions. ChemCatChem, 7(21), 3495-3502, 2015. (DOI)
  29. Sharma VK, Zbořil R, Varma RS: Ferrates: Greener Oxidants with Multimodal Action in Water Treatment Technologies. Accounts Chem. Res., 48(2), 182-191, 2015. (DOI)
  30. Sharma VK, Filip J, Zbořil R, Varma RS: Natural inorganic nanoparticles – formation, fate, and toxicity in the environment. Chem. Soc. Rev., 44, 8410-8423, 2015. (DOI)
  31. Sharma VK, McDonald TJ, Sohn M, Anquandah GAK, Pettine M, Zbořil R: Biogeochemistry of selenium. A review. Environ. Chem. Lett., 13(1), 49-58, 2015. (DOI)
  32. Soukupová J, Zbořil R, Medřík I, Filip J, Šafářová K, Ledl R, Mashlan M, Nosek J, Černík M: Highly concentrated, reactive and stable dispersion of zero-valent iron nanoparticles: Direct surface modification and site application. Chem. Eng. J., 262, 813-822, 2015. (DOI)
  33. Suchomel P, Kvítek L, Panáček A, Prucek R, Hrbáč J, Večeřová R, Zbořil R: Comparative Study of Antimicrobial Activity of AgBr and Ag Nanoparticles (NPs). PLOS ONE, 10(3), 1-15, 2015. (DOI)
  34. Sudolská M, Dubecký M, Sarkar S, Reckmeier CJ, Zbořil R, Rogach AL, Otyepka M: Nature of Absorption Bands in Oxygen-Functionalized Graphitic Carbon Dots. J. Phys. Chem. C., 119(23), 13369-13373, 2015. (DOI)
  35. Sun C, Zhang Y, Kalytchuk S, Wang Y, Zhang X, Gao W, Zhao J, Čépe K, Zbořil R, Yu WW, Rogach AL: Down-conversion monochromatic light-emitting diodes with the color determined by the active layer thickness and concentration of carbon dots. J. Mater. Chem. C., 3(26), 6613-6615, 2015. (DOI)
  36. 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)
  37. Wang Y, Kalytchuk S, Wang L, Zhovtiuk O, Čépe K, Zbořil R, Rogach AL: Carbon dot hybrids with oligomeric silsesquioxane: solid-state luminophores with high photoluminescence quantum yield and applicability in white light emitting devices. Chem. Commun., 51(14), 2950-2953, 2015. (DOI)
  38. Zajíček P, Kolář M, Prucek R, Ranc V, Bednář P, Varma RS, Sharma VK, Zbořil R: Oxidative degradation of triazine- and sulfonylurea-based herbicides using Fe(VI): The case study of atrazine and iodosulfuron with kinetics and degradation products. Sep. Purif. Technol., 156(3), 1041–1046, 2015. (DOI)


  1. Adegboyega NF, Sharma VK, Siskova KM, Vecerova R, Kolar M, Zbořil R, Gardea-Torresdey JL: Enhanced Formation of Silver Nanoparticles in Ag + -NOM-Iron(II, III) Systems and Antibacterial Activity Studies. Environ. Sci. Technol., 48(6), 3228-3235, 2014. (DOI)
  2. Aloukos P, Papagiannouli I, Bourlinos AB, Zbořil R, Couris S: Third-order nonlinear optical response and optical limiting of colloidal carbon dots. Opt. Express, 22(10), 12013-12027, 2014. (DOI)
  3. Balzerová A, Fargašová A, Marková Z, Ranc V, Zbořil R: Magnetically-Assisted Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (MA-SERS) for Label-Free Determination of Human Immunoglobulin G (IgG) in Blood Using Fe 3 O 4 @Ag Nanocomposite. Anal. Chem., 86(22), 11107-11114, 2014. (DOI)
  4. Burange AS, Kale SR, Zbořil R, Gawande MB, Jayaram RV: Magnetically retrievable MFe2O4 spinel (M = Mn, Co, Cu, Ni, Zn) catalysts for oxidation of benzylic alcohols to carbonyls. RSC Adv., 4(13), 6597-6601, 2014. (DOI)
  5. Cacho C, Marková Z, Ševčík J, Zbořil R, Petr J: Study of behavior of carboxylic magnetite core shell nanoparticles on a pH boundary. J. Chromatogr. A, 1364, 59-63, 2014. (DOI)
  6. Chia X, Ambrosi A, Otyepka M, Zbořil R, Pumera M: Fluorographites (CF x ) n Exhibit Improved Heterogeneous Electron-Transfer Rates with Increasing Level of Fluorination: Towards the Sensing of Biomolecules. Chem. Eur. J., 20(22), 6665-6671, 2014. (DOI)
  7. Daikopoulos C, Georgiou Y, Bourlinos A, Baikousi M, Karakassides M, Zbořil R, Steriotis T, Deligiannakis Y: Arsenite remediation by an amine-rich graphitic carbon nitride synthesized by a novel low-temperature method. Chem. Eng. J., 256, 347-355, 2014. (DOI)
  8. Daikopoulos C, Bourlinos AB, Georgiou Y, Deligiannakis Y, Zbořil R, Karakassides MA: A functionalized phosphonate-rich organosilica layered hybrid material (PSLM) fabricated through a mild process for heavy metal uptake. J. Hazard. Mater., 270, 118-126, 2014. (DOI)
  9. Datta KKR, Kozák O, Ranc V, Havrdová M, Bourlinos AB, Šafářová K, Holá K, Tománková K, Zoppellaro G, Otyepka M, Zbořil R: Quaternized carbon dot-modified graphene oxide for selective cell labelling – controlled nucleus and cytoplasm imaging. Chem. Commun., 50(74), 10782-10785, 2014. (DOI)
  10. Datta KKR, Petala E, Datta KJ, Perman JA, Tuček J, Bartak P, Otyepka M, Zoppellaro G, Zbořil R: NZVI modified magnetic filter paper with high redox and catalytic activities for advanced water treatment technologies. Chem. Commun., 50(99), 15673-15676, 2014. (DOI)
  11. 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)
  12. Gawande MB, Luque R, Zbořil R: The Rise of Magnetically Recyclable Nanocatalysts. ChemCatChem, 6(12), 3312–3313, 2014. (DOI)
  13. Gawande MB, Rathi AK, Tuček J, Šafářová K, Bundaleski N, Teodoro OMND, Kvítek L, Varma RS, Zbořil R: Magnetic gold nanocatalyst (nanocat-Fe–Au): catalytic applications for the oxidative esterification and hydrogen transfer reactions. Green Chem., 16(9), 4137-4143, 2014. (DOI)
  14. Gawande MB, Shelke SN, Zbořil R, Varma RS: Microwave-Assisted Chemistry: Synthetic Applications for Rapid Assembly of Nanomaterials and Organics. Acc. Chem. Res., 47(4), 1338-1348, 2014. (DOI)
  15. Havrdova M, Poláková K, Skopalik J, Vůjtek M, Mokdad A, Homolkova M, Tuček J, Nebesarova J, Zbořil R: Field emission scanning electron microscopy (FE-SEM) as an approach for nanoparticle detection inside cells. Micron, 67, 149-154, 2014. (DOI)
  16. Holá K, Bourlinos AB, Kozák O, Berka K, Siskova KM, Havrdova M, Tuček J, Šafářová K, Otyepka M, Giannelis EP, Zbořil R: Photoluminescence effects of graphitic core size and surface functional groups in carbon dots: COO− induced red-shift emission. Carbon, 70, 279-286, 2014. (DOI)
  17. Holá K, Zhang Y, Wang Y, Giannelis EP, Zbořil R, Rogach AL: Carbon dots—Emerging light emitters for bioimaging, cancer therapy and optoelectronics. Nano Today, 9(5), 590-603, 2014. (DOI)
  18. Jiang W, Chen L, Batchu SR, Gardinali PR, Jasa L, Marsalek B, Zbořil R, Dionysiou DD, O’Shea KE, Sharma VK: Oxidation of Microcystin-LR by Ferrate(VI): Kinetics, Degradation Pathways, and Toxicity Assessments. Environ. Sci. Technol., 48(20), 12164-12172, 2014. (DOI)
  19. Jiang Z, Li J, Aslan H, Li Q, Li Y, Chen M, Huang Y, Froning JP, Otyepka M, Zbořil R, Besenbacher F, Dong M: A high efficiency H2S gas sensor material: paper like Fe2O3/graphene nanosheets and structural alignment dependency of device efficiency. J. Mater. Chem. A, 2(19), 6714-6717, 2014. (DOI)
  20. Kahandal SS, Kale SR, Gawande MB, Zbořil R, Varma RS, Jayaram RV: Greener iodination of arenes using sulphated ceria–zirconia catalysts in polyethylene glycol. RSC Adv., 4(12), 6267-6274, 2014. (DOI)
  21. Kohout T, Čuda J, Filip J, Britt D, Bradley T, Tuček J, Skála R, Kletetschka G, Kašlík J, Malina O, Šišková K, Zbořil R: Space weathering simulations through controlled growth of iron nanoparticles on olivine. Icarus, 237, 75-83, 2014. (DOI)
  22. Kuzmann E, Zoppellaro G, Pechoušek J, Cuda J, Klencsár Z, Homonnay Z, Tuček J, Szalay R, Pápai M, Machala L, Zbořil R: Ferromagnetic Coupling in an Fe[C(SiMe 3 ) 3 ] 2 /Ferrihydrite Hetero-Mixture Molecular Magnet. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2014(20), 3178-3183, 2014. (DOI)
  23. Lamprou M, Sarigiannis Y, Bakandritsos A, Avgoustakis K, Winnefeld F, Pispas S, Meristoudi A, Zbořil R, Papadimitriou E: 5th International meeting on angiogenesis. Angiogenesis, 17(3), 711-777, 2014. (DOI)
  24. Lapčík LJ, Lapčík L, Kubíček P, Lapčíková B, Zbořil R, Nevěčná T: Study of Penetration Kinetics of Sodium Hydroxide Aqueous Solution into Wood Samples. BioResources, 9(1), 881-893, 2014. (DOI)
  25. Lazar P, Otyepková E, Banáš P, Fargašová A, Šafářová K, Lapčík L, Pechoušek J, Zbořil R, Otyepka M: The nature of high surface energy sites in graphene and graphite. Carbon, 73, 448-453, 2014. (DOI)
  26. Lazar P, Zbořil R, Pumera M, Otyepka M: Chemical nature of boron and nitrogen dopant atoms in graphene strongly influences its electronic properties. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 16(27), 14231-14235, 2014. (DOI)
  27. Liu W, Bao X, Mao L, Tuček J, Zbořil R, Liu J, Guo F, Ni Z, Tong M: A chiral spin crossover metal–organic framework. Chem. Commun., 50(31), 4059-4061, 2014. (DOI)
  28. Magro M, Baratella D, Salviulo G, Polakova K, Zoppellaro G, Tuček J, Kaslík J, Zbořil R, Vianello F: Core–shell hybrid nanomaterial based on prussian blue and surface active maghemite nanoparticles as stable electrocatalyst. Biosens. Bioelectron., 52, 159-165, 2014. (DOI)
  29. Magro M, Campos R, Baratella D, Lima G, Holá K, Divoky C, Stollberger R, Malina O, Aparicio C, Zoppellaro G, Zbořil R, Vianello F: A Magnetically Drivable Nanovehicle for Curcumin with Antioxidant Capacity and MRI Relaxation Properties. Chem. Eur. J., 20(37), 11913-11920, 2014. (DOI)
  30. Marková Z, Novák P, Kaslík J, Plachtová P, Brazdová M, Jancula D, Šišková KM, Machala L, Maršálek B, Zbořil R, Varma R: Iron(II,III)–Polyphenol Complex Nanoparticles Derived from Green Tea with Remarkable Ecotoxicological Impact. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 2(7), 1674-1680, 2014. (DOI)
  31. Panáček A, Kiliánová M, Prucek R, Husičková V, Večeřová R, Kolář M, Kvítek L, Zbořil R: Preparation and in vitro Bactericidal and Fungicidal Efficiency of NanoSilver / Methylcellulose Hydrogel. Int. J. Chem. Mol. Nuc. Mat. Metal. Eng., 8(6), 499-504, 2014. (DOI)
  32. Panáček A, Prucek R, Hrbáč J, Nevečná T, Šteffková J, Zbořil R, Kvítek L: Polyacrylate-Assisted Size Control of Silver Nanoparticles and Their Catalytic Activity. Chem. Mater., 26(3), 1332-1339, 2014. (DOI)
  33. Prucek R, Panáček A, Filip J, Kvítek L, Zbořil R: Polyacrylate Modified Copper Nanoparticles with Controlled Size. Int. J. Chem. Mol. Nuc. Mat. Metal. Eng., 8(6), 509-515, 2014. (DOI)
  34. Prucek R, Ranc V, Balzerová O, Panáček A, Zbořil R, Kvítek L: Preparation of silver particles and its application for surface enhanced Raman scattering with near-infrared excitation. Mater. Res. Bull., 50, 63-67, 2014. (DOI)
  35. Ranc V, Marková Z, Hajduch M, Prucek R, Kvítek L, Kaslik J, Šafářová K, Zbořil R: Magnetically Assisted Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Selective Determination of Dopamine in an Artificial Cerebrospinal Fluid and a Mouse Striatum Using Fe 3 O 4 /Ag Nanocomposite. Anal. Chem., 86(6), 2939-2946, 2014. (DOI)
  36. Sharma VK, Šišková KM, Zbořil R, Gardea-Torresdey JL: Organic-coated silver nanoparticles in biological and environmental conditions: Fate, stability and toxicity. Adv. Colloid Interface Sci., 204, 15-34, 2014. (DOI)
  37. Sharma VK, Zbořil R, McDonald TJ: Formation and toxicity of brominated disinfection byproducts during chlorination and chloramination of water: A review. J. Environ. Sci. Health., Part B, 49(3), 212-228, 2014. (DOI)
  38. Shelke SN, Bankar SR, Mhaske GR, Kadam SS, Murade DK, Bhorkade SB, Rathi AK, Bundaleski N, Teodoro OMND, Zbořil R, Varma RS, Gawande MB: Iron Oxide-Supported Copper Oxide Nanoparticles (Nanocat-Fe-CuO): Magnetically Recyclable Catalysts for the Synthesis of Pyrazole Derivatives, 4-Methoxyaniline, and Ullmann-type Condensation Reactions. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 2(7), 1699-1706, 2014. (DOI)
  39. Sivera M, Kvítek L, Soukupová J, Panáček A, Prucek R, Večeřová R, Zbořil R: Silver Nanoparticles Modified by Gelatin with Extraordinary pH Stability and Long-Term Antibacterial Activity. PLoS ONE, 9(8), e103675, 2014. (DOI)
  40. Skopalík J, Poláková K, Havrdová M, Justan I, Magro M, Milde D, Knopfova L, Šmarda J, Poláková H, Gabrielova E, Vianello F, Michálek J, Zbořil R: Mesenchymal stromal cell labeling by new uncoated superparamagnetic maghemite nanoparticles in comparison with commercial Resovist – an initial in vitro study. Int. J. Nanomed., 9(1), 5355-5372, 2014. (DOI)
  41. Tuček J, Kemp KC, Kim KS, Zbořil R: Iron-Oxide-Supported Nanocarbon in Lithium-Ion Batteries, Medical, Catalytic, and Environmental Applications. ACS Nano, 8(8), 7571-7612, 2014. (DOI)
  42. Urbanová V, Magro M, Gedanken A, Baratella D, Vianello F, Zbořil R: Nanocrystalline Iron Oxides, Composites, and Related Materials as a Platform for Electrochemical, Magnetic, and Chemical Biosensors. Chem. Mater., 26(23), 6653-6673, 2014. (DOI)
  43. Vasylets G, Starodub V, Feher A, Kajnakova M, Zbořil R, Tuček J, Metz H, Potocnak I: Magnetic properties of anion-radical salt [Fe2(dipy)3](TCNQ)4·(CH3)2CO. Synth. Met., 194, 7-10, 2014. (DOI)
  44. Veverková L, Hradilová Š, Milde D, Panáček A, Skopalová J, Kvítek L, Petrželová K, Zbořil R: Accurate determination of silver nanoparticles in animal tissues by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry. Spectrochim. Acta B., 102, 7-11, 2014. (DOI)
  45. Wang H, Wang M, Li B, Yang X, Šafářová K, Zbořil R, Rogach AL, Leung MKH: Hydrothermal synthesis and electrochemical properties of tin titanate nanowires coupled with SnO2 nanoparticles for Li-ion batteries. CrystEngComm, 16(32), 7529-7535, 2014. (DOI)
  46. Wang H, Xi L, Tuček J, Ma C, Yang G, Leung MKH, Zbořil R, Niu C, Rogach AL: Synthesis and Characterization of Tin Titanate Nanotubes: Precursors for Nanoparticulate Sn-Doped TiO 2 Anodes with Synergistically Improved Electrochemical Performance. ChemElectroChem, 1(9), 1563-1569, 2014. (DOI)
  47. Yates BJ, Darlington R, Zbořil R, Sharma VK: High-valent iron-based oxidants to treat perfluorooctanesulfonate and perfluorooctanoic acid in water. Environ. Chem. Lett., 12(3), 413-417, 2014. (DOI)
  48. Yates BJ, Zbořil R, Sharma VK: Engineering aspects of ferrate in water and wastewater treatment – a review. J. Environ. Sci. Health., Part A, 49(14), 1603-1614, 2014. (DOI)
  49. Zoppellaro G, Kolokithas-Ntoukas A, Poláková K, Tuček J, Zbořil R, Loudos G, Fragogeorgi E, Diwoky C, Tománková K, Avgoustakis K, Kouzoudis D, Bakandritsos A: Theranostics of Epitaxially Condensed Colloidal Nanocrystal Clusters, through a Soft Biomineralization Route. Chem. Mater., 26(6), 2062-2074, 2014. (DOI)


  1. Adegboyega NF, Sharma VK, Siskova K, Zbořil R, Sohn M, Schultz BJ, Banerjee S: Interactions of Aqueous Ag + with Fulvic Acids: Mechanisms of Silver Nanoparticle Formation and Investigation of Stability. Environ. Sci. Technol., 47(2), 757-764, 2013. (DOI)
  2. Baikousi M, Daikopoulos C, Georgiou Y, Bourlinos A, Zbořil R, Deligiannakis Y, Karakassides MA: Novel Ordered Mesoporous Carbon with Innate Functionalities and Superior Heavy Metal Uptake. J. Phys. Chem. C., 117(33), 16961-16971, 2013. (DOI)
  3. Baratella D, Magro M, Sinigaglia G, Zbořil R, Salviulo G, Vianello F: A glucose biosensor based on surface active maghemite nanoparticles. Biosens. Bioelectron., 45, 13-18, 2013. (DOI)
  4. Bikas R, Hosseini-Monfared H, Zoppellaro G, Herchel R, Tuček J, Owczarzak AM, Kubicki M, Zbořil R: Synthesis, structure, magnetic properties and theoretical calculations of methoxy bridged dinuclear iron(III) complex with hydrazone based O,N,N-donor ligand. Dalton Trans., 42(8), 2803-2812, 2013. (DOI)
  5. Bourlinos AB, Karakassides MA, Kouloumpis A, Gournis D, Bakandritsos A, Papagiannouli I, Aloukos P, Couris S, Holá K, Zbořil R, Krysmann M, Giannelis EP: Synthesis, characterization and non-linear optical response of organophilic carbon dots. Carbon, 61, 640-643, 2013. (DOI)
  6. Bucko MS, Mattila O, Chrobak A, Ziolkowski G, Johanson B, Čuda J, Filip J, Zbořil R, Pesonen LJ, Lepparanta M: Distribution of magnetic particulates in a roadside snowpack based on magnetic, microstructural and mineralogical analyses. Geophys. J. Int., 195(1), 159-175, 2013. (DOI)
  7. Čuda J, Kohout T, Filip J, Tuček J, Kosterov A, Haloda J, Skála R, Santala E, Medřík I, Zbořil R: Low-temperature magnetism of alabandite: Crucial role of surface oxidation. Am. Mineral., 98(8-9), 1550-1556, 2013. (DOI)
  8. Georgakilas V, Kouloumpis A, Gournis D, Bourlinos A, Trapalis C, Zbořil R: Tuning the Dispersibility of Carbon Nanostructures from Organophilic to Hydrophilic: Towards the Preparation of New Multipurpose Carbon-Based Hybrids. Chem. Eur. J., 19(38), 12884-12891, 2013. (DOI)
  9. Havrdová M, Poláková K, Kubínek R, Skopalík J, Marková Z, Brezina V, Nebesarova J, Paucek P, Zbořil R: Real-Time Imaging of SPION Modified Stem Cells. Biophys. J., 104(2), 674a, 2013. (DOI)
  10. Hosseini-Monfared H, Bikas R, Sanchiz J, Lis T, Siczek M, Tuček J, Zbořil R, Mayer P: Syntheses, structures and magnetic properties of azido- and phenoxo-bridged complexes of manganese containing tridentate aroylhydrazone based ligands. Polyhedron, 61, 45-55, 2013. (DOI)
  11. 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)
  12. Kilianová M, Prucek R, Filip J, Kolařík J, Kvítek L, Panáček A, Tuček J, Zbořil R: Remarkable efficiency of ultrafine superparamagnetic iron(III) oxide nanoparticles toward arsenate removal from aqueous environment. Chemosphere, 93(11), 2690-2697, 2013. (DOI)
  13. Kozák O, Datta KKR, Greplová M, Ranc V, Kašlík J, Zbořil R: Surfactant-Derived Amphiphilic Carbon Dots with Tunable Photoluminescence. J. Phys. Chem. C, 117(47), 24991-24996, 2013. (DOI)
  14. Krajewski S, Prucek R, Panáček A, Avci-Adali M, Nolte A, Straub A, Zbořil R, Wendel HP, Kvítek L: Hemocompatibility evaluation of different silver nanoparticle concentrations employing a modified Chandler-loop in vitro assay on human blood. Acta Biomater., 9(7), 7460-7468, 2013. (DOI)
  15. Lazar P, Zhang S, Šafářová K, Li Q, Froning JP, Granatier J, Hobza P, Zbořil R, Besenbacher F, Dong M, Otyepka M: Quantification of the Interaction Forces between Metals and Graphene by Quantum Chemical Calculations and Dynamic Force Measurements under Ambient Conditions. ACS Nano, 7(2), 1646-1651, 2013. (DOI)
  16. Liaros N, Aloukos P, Kolokithas-Ntoukas A, Bakandritsos A, Szabo T, Zbořil R, Couris S: Nonlinear Optical Properties and Broadband Optical Power Limiting Action of Graphene Oxide Colloids. J. Phys. Chem. C, 117(13), 6842-6850, 2013. (DOI)
  17. Liaros N, Bourlinos AB, Zbořil R, Couris S: Fluoro-graphene: nonlinear optical properties. Opt. Express, 21(18), 21027-21038, 2013. (DOI)
  18. Machala L, Zoppellaro G, Tuček J, Šafářová K, Marušák Z, Filip J, Pechoušek J, Zbořil R: Thermal decomposition of Prussian Blue microcrystals and nanocrystals – iron(iii) oxide polymorphism control through reactant particle size. RSC Adv., 3(42), 19591-19599, 2013. (DOI)
  19. Magro M, Baratella D, Pianca N, Toninello A, Grancara S, Zbořil R, Vianello F: Electrochemical determination of hydrogen peroxide production by isolated mitochondria: A novel nanocomposite carbon–maghemite nanoparticle electrode. Sens. Actuators, B, 176, 315-322, 2013. (DOI)
  20. Marková Z, Šišková KM, Filip J, Čuda J, Kolář M, Šafářová K, Medřík I, Zbořil R: Air Stable Magnetic Bimetallic Fe–Ag Nanoparticles for Advanced Antimicrobial Treatment and Phosphorus Removal. Environ. Sci. Technol., 47(10), 5285-5293, 2013. (DOI)
  21. Panáček A, Balzerová A, Prucek R, Ranc V, Večeřová R, Husičková V, Pechoušek J, Filip J, Zbořil R, Kvítek L: Preparation, characterization and antimicrobial efficiency of Ag/PDDA-diatomite nanocomposite. Colloids Surf., B, 110, 191-198, 2013. (DOI)
  22. Pečová M, Šebela M, Marková Z, Poláková K, Čuda J, Šafářová K, Zbořil R: Thermostable trypsin conjugates immobilized to biogenic magnetite show a high operational stability and remarkable reusability for protein digestion. Nanotechnology, 24(12), 125102, 2013. (DOI)
  23. Petala E, Dimos K, Douvalis A, Bakas T, Tuček J, Zbořil R, Karakassides MA: Nanoscale zero-valent iron supported on mesoporous silica: Characterization and reactivity for Cr(VI) removal from aqueous solution. J. Hazard. Mater., 261, 295-306, 2013. (DOI)
  24. Petrovský E, Zbořil R, Grygar TM, Kotlík B, Novák J, Kapička A, Grison H: Magnetic particles in atmospheric particulate matter collected at sites with different level of air pollution. Stud. Geophys. Geod., 57(4), 755-770, 2013. (DOI)
  25. Philippidis A, Spyros A, Anglos D, Bourlinos AB, Zbořil R, Giannelis EP: Carbon-dot organic surface modifier analysis by solution-state NMR spectroscopy. J. Nanopart. Res., 15(7), 1777, 2013. (DOI)
  26. Prucek R, Tuček J, Kolařík J, Filip J, Marušák Z, Sharma VK, Zbořil R: Ferrate(VI)-Induced Arsenite and Arsenate Removal by In Situ Structural Incorporation into Magnetic Iron(III) Oxide Nanoparticles. Environ. Sci. Technol., 47(7), 3283–3292, 2013. (DOI)
  27. Pykal M, Šafářová K, Machalová Šišková K, Jurečka P, Bourlinos AB, Zbořil R, Otyepka M: Lipid Enhanced Exfoliation for Production of Graphene Nanosheets. J. Phys. Chem. C, 117(22), 11800-11803, 2013. (DOI)
  28. Šišková K, Bečička O, Šafářová K, Zbořil R: HCl Effect on Two Types of Ag Nanoparticles Utilizable in Detection of Low Concentrations of Organic Species. 1124, 151-163, 2013. (DOI)
  29. Šišková K, Machala L, Tuček J, Kašlík J, Mojzeš P, Zbořil R: Mixtures of l-Amino Acids as Reaction Medium for Formation of Iron Nanoparticles: The Order of Addition into a Ferrous Salt Solution Matters. Int. J. Mol. Sci., 14(10), 19452-19473, 2013. (DOI)
  30. Trávníček Z, Zbořil R, Matiková-Maľarová M, Drahoš B, Černák J: Thermal decomposition of [Co(en)3][Fe(CN)6]∙ 2H2O: Topotactic dehydration process, valence and spin exchange mechanism elucidation. Chem. Cent. J., 7(1), 28, 2013. (DOI)
  31. Venerando R, Miotto G, Magro M, Dallan M, Baratella D, Bonaiuto E, Zbořil R, Vianello F: Magnetic Nanoparticles with Covalently Bound Self-Assembled Protein Corona for Advanced Biomedical Applications. J. Phys. Chem. C, 117(39), 20320-20331, 2013. (DOI)
  32. Wang H, Xi L, Tuček J, Zhan Y, Hung TF, Kershaw SV, Zbořil R, Chung CY, Rogach AL: Hierarchical assembly of Ti(iv)/Sn(ii) co-doped SnO2 nanosheets along sacrificial titanate nanowires: synthesis, characterization and electrochemical properties. Nanoscale, 5(19), 9101-9109, 2013. (DOI)
  33. Zoppellaro G, Tuček J, Herchel R, Šafářová K, Zbořil R: Fe 3 O 4 Nanocrystals Tune the Magnetic Regime of the Fe/Ni Molecular Magnet: A New Class of Magnetic Superstructures. Inorg. Chem., 52(14), 8144-8150, 2013. (DOI)


  1. Aparicio C, Filip J, Skogby H, Marušák Z, Mašláň M, Zbořil R: Thermal behavior of almandine at temperatures up to 1,200°C in hydrogen. Phys. Chem. Miner., 39(4), 311-318, 2012. (DOI)
  2. Baikousi M, Dimos K, Bourlinos A, Zbořil R, Papadas I, Deligiannakis Y, Karakassides M: Surface decoration of carbon nanosheets with amino-functionalized organosilica nanoparticles. Appl. Surf. Sci., 258(8), 3703-3709, 2012. (DOI)
  3. Baikousi M, Bourlinos AB, Douvalis A, Bakas T, Anagnostopoulos DF, Tuček J, Šafářová K, Zbořil R, Karakassides MA: Synthesis and Characterization of $gamma$-Fe 2 O 3 /Carbon Hybrids and Their Application in Removal of Hexavalent Chromium Ions from Aqueous Solutions. Langmuir, 28(8), 3918-3930, 2012. (DOI)
  4. Bakandritsos A, Papagiannopoulos A, Anagnostou EN, Avgoustakis K, Zbořil R, Pispas S, Tuček J, Ryukhtin V, Bouropoulos N, Kolokithas-Ntoukas A, Steriotis TA, Keiderling U, Winnefeld F: Merging High Doxorubicin Loading with Pronounced Magnetic Response and Bio-repellent Properties in Hybrid Drug Nanocarriers. Small, 8(15), 2381-2393, 2012. (DOI)
  5. Bourlinos AB, Bakandritsos A, Kouloumpis A, Gournis D, Krysmann M, Giannelis EP, Poláková K, Šafářová K, Holá K, Zbořil R: Gd(iii)-doped carbon dots as a dual fluorescent-MRI probe. J. Mater. Chem., 22(44), 23327-23330, 2012. (DOI)
  6. Bourlinos AB, Bakandritsos A, Liaros N, Couris S, Šafářová K, Otyepka M, Zbořil R: Water dispersible functionalized graphene fluoride with significant nonlinear optical response. Chem. Phys. Lett., 543, 101-105, 2012. (DOI)
  7. Bourlinos AB, Georgakilas V, Bakandritsos A, Kouloumpis A, Gournis D, Zbořil R: Aqueous-dispersible fullerol-carbon nanotube hybrids. Mater. Lett., 82, 48-50, 2012. (DOI)
  8. Bourlinos AB, Šafářová K, Šišková K, Zbořil R: The production of chemically converted graphenes from graphite fluoride. Carbon, 50(3), 1425-1428, 2012. (DOI)
  9. Bourlinos AB, Zbořil R, Petr J, Bakandritsos A, Krysmann M, Giannelis EP: Luminescent Surface Quaternized Carbon Dots. Chem. Mater., 24(1), 6-8, 2012. (DOI)
  10. Dimos K, Jankovič L, Koutselas IB, Karakassides MA, Zbořil R, Komadel P: Low-Temperature Synthesis and Characterization of Gallium Nitride Quantum Dots in Ordered Mesoporous Silica. J. Phys. Chem. C, 116(1), 1185-1194, 2012. (DOI)
  11. Douvalis AP, Zbořil R, Bourlinos AB, Tuček J, Spyridi S, Bakas T: A facile synthetic route toward air-stable magnetic nanoalloys with Fe–Ni/Fe–Co core and iron oxide shell. J. Nanopart. Res., 14(9), 1130, 2012. (DOI)
  12. Frydrych J, Machala L, Tuček J, Šišková K, Filip J, Pechoušek J, Šafářová K, Vondráček M, Seo JH, Schneeweiss O, Grätzel M, Sivula K, Zbořil R: Facile fabrication of tin-doped hematite photoelectrodes – effect of doping on magnetic properties and performance for light-induced water splitting. J. Mater. Chem., 22(43), 23232-23239, 2012. (DOI)
  13. Georgakilas V, Otyepka M, Bourlinos AB, Chandra V, Kim N, Kemp KC, Hobza P, Zbořil R, Kim KS: Functionalization of Graphene: Covalent and Non-Covalent Approaches, Derivatives and Applications. Chem. Rev., 112(11), 6156-6214, 2012. (DOI)
  14. Granatier J, Lazar P, Prucek R, Šafářová K, Zbořil R, Otyepka M, Hobza P: Interaction of Graphene and Arenes with Noble Metals. J. Phys. Chem. C, 116(26), 14151-14162, 2012. (DOI)
  15. 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)
  16. Magro M, Faralli A, Baratella D, Bertipaglia I, Giannetti S, Salviulo G, Zbořil R, Vianello F: Avidin Functionalized Maghemite Nanoparticles and Their Application for Recombinant Human Biotinyl-SERCA Purification. Langmuir, 28(43), 15392-15401, 2012. (DOI)
  17. Magro M, Sinigaglia G, Nodari L, Tuček J, Poláková K, Marušák Z, Cardillo S, Salviulo G, Russo U, Stevanato R, Zbořil R, Vianello F: Charge binding of rhodamine derivative to OH− stabilized nanomaghemite: Universal nanocarrier for construction of magnetofluorescent biosensors. Acta Biomater., 8(6), 2068-2076, 2012. (DOI)
  18. Maity D, Zoppellaro G, Sedenkova V, Tuček J, Šafářová K, Polakova K, Tománková K, Diwoky C, Stollberger R, Machala L, Zbořil R: Surface design of core–shell superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles drives record relaxivity values in functional MRI contrast agents. Chem. Commun., 48(93), 11398-11400, 2012. (DOI)
  19. Marková I, Poláková K, Tuček P, Mašláň M, Novák P, Zbořil R, Herman M: Mr enterography with a new negative oral contrast solution containing maghemite nanoparticles. Biomed. Pap., 156(3), 229-235, 2012. (DOI)
  20. Marková Z, Bourlinos AB, Šafářová K, Poláková K, Tuček J, Medřík I, Siskova K, Petr J, Krysmann M, Giannelis EP, Zbořil R: Synthesis and properties of core–shell fluorescent hybrids with distinct morphologies based on carbon dots. J. Mater. Chem., 22(32), 16219-16223, 2012. (DOI)
  21. Marková Z, Šišková K, Filip J, Šafářová K, Prucek R, Panáček A, Kolář M, Zbořil R: Chitosan-based synthesis of magnetically-driven nanocomposites with biogenic magnetite core, controlled silver size, and high antimicrobial activity. Green Chem., 14(9), 2550-2558, 2012. (DOI)
  22. Maršálek B, Jancula D, Maršálková E, Mašláň M, Šafářová K, Tuček J, Zbořil R: Multimodal Action and Selective Toxicity of Zerovalent Iron Nanoparticles against Cyanobacteria. Environ. Sci. Technol., 46(4), 2316-2323, 2012. (DOI)
  23. Prucek R, Ranc V, Kvítek L, Panáček A, Zbořil R, Kolář M: Reproducible discrimination between Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria using surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy with infrared excitation. Analyst, 137(12), 2866-2870, 2012. (DOI)
  24. Sinigaglia G, Magro M, Miotto G, Cardillo S, Agostinelli E, Zbořil R, Bidollari E, Vianello F: Catalytically active bovine serum amine oxidase bound to fluorescent and magnetically drivable nanoparticles. Int. J. Nanomed., 7, 2249, 2012. (DOI)
  25. Šišková K, Bečička O, Mašek V, Šafářová K, Zbořil R: Spacer-free SERRS spectra of unperturbed porphyrin detected at 100 fM concentration in Ag hydrosols prepared by modified Tollens method. J. Raman Spectrosc., 43(6), 689-691, 2012. (DOI)
  26. Šišková K, Tuček J, Machala L, Otyepková E, Filip J, Šafářová K, Pechoušek J, Zbořil R: Air-stable nZVI formation mediated by glutamic acid: solid-state storable material exhibiting 2D chain morphology and high reactivity in aqueous environment. J. Nanopart. Res., 14(4), 805, 2012. (DOI)
  27. Tselepidou A, Drosos M, Stathi P, Bourlinos AB, Zbořil R, Deligiannakis Y: A water-dispersible, carboxylate-rich carbonaceous solid: synthesis, heavy metal uptake and EPR study. J. Mater. Sci., 47(7), 3140-3149, 2012. (DOI)
  28. Zbořil R, Andrle M, Oplustil F, Machala L, Tuček J, Filip J, Marušák Z, Sharma VK: Treatment of chemical warfare agents by zero-valent iron nanoparticles and ferrate(VI)/(III) composite. J. Hazard. Mater., 211-212, 126-130, 2012. (DOI)


  1. Bourlinos AB, Karakassides MA, Stathi P, Deligiannakis Y, Zbořil R, Dallas P, Steriotis TA, Stubos AK, Trapalis C: Pyrolytic formation of a carbonaceous solid for heavy metal adsorption. J. Mater. Sci., 46(4), 975-982, 2011. (DOI)
  2. Bourlinos AB, Zbořil R, Kubala M, Stathi P, Deligiannakis Y, Karakassides MA, Steriotis TA, Stubos AK: Fabrication of fluorescent nanodiamond@C core–shell hybrids via mild carbonization of sodium cholate–nanodiamond complexes. J. Mater. Sci., 46(24), 7912-7916, 2011. (DOI)
  3. Cuda J, Kohout T, Tuček J, Haloda J, Filip J, Prucek R, Zbořil R: Low-temperature magnetic transition in troilite: A simple marker for highly stoichiometric FeS systems. J. Geophys. Res., 116(B11), B11205, 2011. (DOI)
  4. Dallas P, Sharma VK, Zbořil R: Silver polymeric nanocomposites as advanced antimicrobial agents: Classification, synthetic paths, applications, and perspectives. Adv. Colloid Interface Sci., 166(1-2), 119-135, 2011. (DOI)
  5. Filip J, Yngard RA, Šišková K, Marušák Z, Ettler V, Sajdl P, Sharma VK, Zbořil R: Mechanisms and Efficiency of the Simultaneous Removal of Metals and Cyanides by Using Ferrate(VI): Crucial Roles of Nanocrystalline Iron(III) Oxyhydroxides and Metal Carbonates. Chem. Eur. J., 17(36), 10097-10105, 2011. (DOI)
  6. Golovko DA, Sharma VK, Pavlova OV, Belyanovskaya EA, Golovko ID, Suprunovich VI, Zbořil R: Determination of submillimolar concentration of ferrate(VI) in alkaline solutions by amperometric titration. Cent. Eur. J. Chem., 9(5), 808-812, 2011. (DOI)
  7. Golovko DA, Sharma VK, Suprunovich VI, Pavlova OV, Golovko ID, Bouzek K, Zbořil R: A Simple Potentiometric Titration Method to Determine Concentration of Ferrate(VI) in Strong Alkaline Solutions. Anal. Lett., 44(7), 1333-1340, 2011. (DOI)
  8. Herchel R, Trávníček Z, Zbořil R: Tuning of the Critical Temperature in Iron(II) Spin-Crossover Materials Based on Bridging Polycyanidometallates: Pentacyanidonitrosylferrate(II) and Hexacyanidoplatinate(IV). Inorg. Chem., 50(24), 12390-12392, 2011. (DOI)
  9. Herchel R, Trávníček Z, Zbořil R: Spin crossover behavior of a one-dimensional polymeric-chain compound [Fe(abpt)2(mu-Ni(CN)4)]·xH2On (x=0.5→0): Synthesis, spectral, thermal and magnetic properties. Inorg. Chim. Acta, 365(1), 458-461, 2011. (DOI)
  10. Herchel R, Tuček J, Trávníček Z, Petridis D, Zbořil R: Crystal Water Molecules as Magnetic Tuners in Molecular Metamagnets Exhibiting Antiferro–Ferro–Paramagnetic Transitions. Inorg. Chem., 50(18), 9153-9163, 2011. (DOI)
  11. Klimková Š, Černik M, Lacinová L, Filip J, Jančík D, Zbořil R: Zero-valent iron nanoparticles in treatment of acid mine water from in situ uranium leaching. Chemosphere, 82(8), 1178-1184, 2011. (DOI)
  12. Kvítek L, Panáček A, Prucek R, Soukupová J, Vaníčkova M, Kolář M, Zbořil R: Antibacterial activity and toxicity of silver – nanosilver versus ionic silver. J. Phys. Conf. Ser., 304, 012029, 2011. (DOI)
  13. Machala L, Tuček J, Zbořil R: Polymorphous Transformations of Nanometric Iron(III) Oxide: A Review. Chem. Mater., 23(14), 3255-3272, 2011. (DOI)
  14. Panáček A, Prucek R, Šafářová D, Dittrich M, Richtrova J, Benicková K, Zbořil R, Kvítek L: Acute and Chronic Toxicity Effects of Silver Nanoparticles (NPs) on Drosophila melanogaster. Environ. Sci. Technol., 45(11), 4974-4979, 2011. (DOI)
  15. Procházka V, Štěpánková H, Chlan V, Tuček J, Čuda J, Kouřil K, Filip J, Zbořil R: Electric field gradient in FeTiO 3 by nuclear magnetic resonance and ab initio calculations. J. Phys.: Condens. Matter, 23(20), 205503, 2011. (DOI)
  16. Prucek R, Panáček A, Fargašová A, Ranc V, Mašek V, Kvítek L, Zbořil R: Re-crystallization of silver nanoparticles in a highly concentrated NaCl environment—a new substrate for surface enhanced IR-visible Raman spectroscopy. CrystEngComm, 13(7), 2242-2248, 2011. (DOI)
  17. Prucek R, Tuček J, Kilianová M, Panáček A, Kvítek L, Filip J, Kolář M, Tománková K, Zbořil R: The targeted antibacterial and antifungal properties of magnetic nanocomposite of iron oxide and silver nanoparticles. Biomaterials, 32(21), 4704-4713, 2011. (DOI)
  18. Schneeweiss O, Filip J, David B, Zbořil R, Mašláň M: Iron nanoparticles prepared from natural ferrihydrite precursors: kinetics and properties. J. Nanopart. Res., 13(11), 5677-5684, 2011. (DOI)
  19. Šišková K, Kubala M, Dallas P, Jančík D, Thorel A, Ilík P, Zbořil R: The effect of surface modification on the fluorescence and morphology of CdSe nanoparticles embedded in a 3D phosphazene-based matrix: nanowire-like quantum dots. J. Mater. Chem., 21(4), 1086-1093, 2011. (DOI)
  20. Šišková K, Šafářová K, Seo JH, Zbořil R, Mašláň M: Non-chemical approach toward 2D self-assemblies of Ag nanoparticles via cold plasma treatment of substrates. Nanotechnology, 22(27), 275601, 2011. (DOI)
  21. Tuček J, Ohkoshi S, Zbořil R: Room-temperature ground magnetic state of ɛ-Fe2O3: In-field Mössbauer spectroscopy evidence for collinear ferrimagnet. Appl. Phys. Lett., 99(25), 253108, 2011. (DOI)


  1. Bakandritsos A, Mattheolabakis G, Zbořil R, Bouropoulos N, Tuček J, Fatouros DG, Avgoustakis K: Preparation, stability and cytocompatibility of magnetic/PLA-PEG hybrids. Nanoscale, 2(4), 564-572, 2010. (DOI)
  2. Bakandritsos A, Zbořil R, Bouropoulos N, Kallinteri P, Favretto ME, Parker TL, Mullertz A, Fatouros DG: The preparation of magnetically guided lipid based nanoemulsions using self-emulsifying technology. Nanotechnology, 21(5), 055104, 2010. (DOI)
  3. Dallas P, Tuček J, Jančík D, Kolář M, Panáček A, Zbořil R: Magnetically Controllable Silver Nanocomposite with Multifunctional Phosphotriazine Matrix and High Antimicrobial Activity. Adv. Funct. Mater., 20(14), 2347-2354, 2010. (DOI)
  4. Dallas P, Zbořil R, Bourlinos AB, Jančík D, Niarchos D, Panáček A, Petridis D: Cornet-Like Phosphotriazine/Diamine Polymers as Reductant and Matrix for the Synthesis of Silver Nanocomposites with Antimicrobial Activity. Macromol. Mater. Eng., 295(2), 108–114, 2010. (DOI)
  5. Georgakilas V, Bourlinos AB, Zbořil R, Steriotis TA, Dallas P, Stubos AK, Trapalis C: Organic functionalisation of graphenes. Chem. Commun., 46(10), 1766-1768, 2010. (DOI)
  6. Gregor Č, Hermanek M, Jančík D, Pechoušek J, Filip J, Hrbáč J, Zbořil R: The Effect of Surface Area and Crystal Structure on the Catalytic Efficiency of Iron(III) Oxide Nanoparticles in Hydrogen Peroxide Decomposition. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2010(16), 2343-2351, 2010. (DOI)
  7. Hermankova P, Hermanek M, Zbořil R: Thermal Decomposition of Ferric Oxalate Tetrahydrate in Oxidative and Inert Atmospheres: The Role of Ferrous Oxalate as an Intermediate. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2010(7), 1110-1118, 2010. (DOI)
  8. Kohout T, Kosterov A, Haloda J, Týcová P, Zbořil R: Low-temperature magnetic properties of iron-bearing sulfides and their contribution to magnetism of cometary bodies. Icarus, 208(2), 955-962, 2010. (DOI)
  9. Marková I, Kluchová K, Zbořil R, Mašláň M, Herman M: Small bowel imaging - still a radiologic approach? Biomed. Pap., 154(2), 123-132, 2010. (DOI)
  10. Pinkas J, Reichlová V, Serafimidisová A, Moravec Z, Zbořil R, Jančík D, Bezdička P: Sonochemical Synthesis of Amorphous Yttrium Iron Oxides Embedded in Acetate Matrix and their Controlled Thermal Crystallization toward Garnet (Y 3 Fe 5 O 12 ) and Perovskite (YFeO 3 ) Nanostructures. J. Phys. Chem. C, 114(32), 13557-13564, 2010. (DOI)
  11. Sivula K, Zbořil R, Le Formal F, Robert R, Weidenkaff A, Tuček J, Frydrych J, Grätzel M: Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting with Mesoporous Hematite Prepared by a Solution-Based Colloidal Approach. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 132(21), 7436-7444, 2010. (DOI)
  12. Smoláková L, Grygar T, Čapek L, Schneeweiss O, Zbořil R: Speciation of Fe in Fe-modified zeolite catalysts. J. Electroanal. Chem., 647(1), 8-19, 2010. (DOI)
  13. Soukupová J, Kvítek L, Kratochvilová M, Panáček A, Prucek R, Zbořil R: Silver Voyage from Macro - to Nanoworld. J. Chem. Educ., 87(10), 1094-1097, 2010. (DOI)
  14. Trávníček Z, Herchel R, Mikulík J, Zbořil R: Copper(II) cyanido-bridged bimetallic nitroprusside-based complexes: Syntheses, X-ray structures, magnetic properties, 57Fe Mössbauer spectroscopy and thermal studies. J. Solid State Chem., 183(5), 1046-1054, 2010. (DOI)
  15. Trávníček Z, Popa I, Čajan M, Zbořil R, Kryštof V, Mikulík J: The first iron(III) complexes with cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitors: Magnetic, spectroscopic (IR, ES+ MS, NMR, 57Fe Mössbauer), theoretical, and biological activity studies. J. Inorg. Biochem., 104(4), 405-417, 2010. (DOI)
  16. Tuček J, Zbořil R, Namai A, Ohkoshi S: epsilon-Fe 2 O 3 : An Advanced Nanomaterial Exhibiting Giant Coercive Field, Millimeter-Wave Ferromagnetic Resonance, and Magnetoelectric Coupling. Chem. Mater., 22(24), 6483-6505, 2010. (DOI)
  17. Tzitzios V, Basina G, Bakandritsos A, Hadjipanayis CG, Mao H, Niarchos D, Hadjipanayis GC, Tuček J, Zbořil R: Immobilization of magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles on laponite discs – an easy way to biocompatible ferrofluids and ferrogels. J. Mater. Chem., 20(26), 5418-5428, 2010. (DOI)
  18. 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)


  1. Belessi V, Lambropoulou D, Konstantinou I, Zbořil R, Tuček J, Jančík D, Albanis T, Petridis D: Structure and photocatalytic performance of magnetically separable titania photocatalysts for the degradation of propachlor. Appl. Catal., B, 87(3-4), 181-189, 2009. (DOI)
  2. Belessi V, Lambropoulou D, Konstantinou I, Zbořil R, Tuček J, Jančík D, Albanis T, Petridis D: Structure and photocatalytic performance of magnetically separable titania photocatalysts for the degradation of propachlor. Appl. Catal., B, 87(3-4), 181-189, 2009. (DOI)
  3. Bourlinos A, Georgakilas V, Zbořil R, Bakandritsos A, Stassinopoulos A, Anglos D, Giannelis E: Pyrolytic formation and photoluminescence properties of a new layered carbonaceous material with graphite oxide-mimicking characteristics. Carbon, 47(2), 519-526, 2009. (DOI)
  4. Bourlinos AB, Georgakilas V, Zbořil R, Steriotis TA, Stubos AK: Liquid-Phase Exfoliation of Graphite Towards Solubilized Graphenes. Small, 5(16), 1841-1845, 2009. (DOI)
  5. Bourlinos AB, Georgakilas V, Zbořil R, Steriotis TA, Stubos AK, Trapalis C: Aqueous-phase exfoliation of graphite in the presence of polyvinylpyrrolidone for the production of water-soluble graphenes. Solid State Commun., 149(47-48), 2172-2176, 2009. (DOI)
  6. Bourlinos AB, Steriotis TA, Zbořil R, Georgakilas V, Stubos A: Direct synthesis of carbon nanosheets by the solid-state pyrolysis of betaine. J. Mater. Sci., 44(5), 1407-1411, 2009. (DOI)
  7. Cesar I, Sivula K, Kay A, Zbořil R, Grätzel M: Influence of Feature Size, Film Thickness, and Silicon Doping on the Performance of Nanostructured Hematite Photoanodes for Solar Water Splitting. J. Phys. Chem. C, 113(2), 772-782, 2009. (DOI)
  8. Herchel R, Šindelář Z, Trávníček Z, Zbořil R, Vančo J: Novel 1D chain Fe(III)-salen-like complexes involving anionic heterocyclic N-donor ligands. Synthesis, X-ray structure, magnetic, 57Fe Mössbauer, and biological activity studies. Dalton Trans., 9870-9880, 2009. (DOI)
  9. Kluchová K, Zbořil R, Tuček J, Pecová M, Zajoncová L, Safarik I, Masláň M, Markova I, Jančík D, Šebela M: Superparamagnetic maghemite nanoparticles from solid-state synthesis – Their functionalization towards peroral MRI contrast agent and magnetic carrier for trypsin immobilization. Biomaterials, 30(15), 2855-2863, 2009. (DOI)
  10. Kvítek L, Vaničková M, Panáček A, Soukupová J, Dittrich M, Valentova E, Prucek R, Bancířová M, Milde D, Zbořil R: Initial Study on the Toxicity of Silver Nanoparticles (NPs) against Paramecium caudatum. J. Phys. Chem. C, 113(11), 4296-4300, 2009. (DOI)
  11. Machala L, Zbořil R, Sharma VK, Filip J, Jančík D, Homonnay Z: Transformation of Solid Potassium Ferrate(VI) (K 2 FeO 4 ): Mechanism and Kinetic Effect of Air Humidity. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2009(8), 1060-1067, 2009. (DOI)
  12. Panáček A, Kolář M, Večeřová R, Prucek R, Soukupová J, Kryštof V, Hamal P, Zbořil R, Kvítek L: Antifungal activity of silver nanoparticles against Candida spp. Biomaterials, 30(31), 6333-6340, 2009. (DOI)
  13. Prucek R, Hermanek M, Zbořil R: An effect of iron(III) oxides crystallinity on their catalytic efficiency and applicability in phenol degradation—A competition between homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis. Appl. Catal., A, 366(2), 325-332, 2009. (DOI)
  14. Prucek R, Kvítek L, Panáček A, Vančurová L, Soukupová J, Jančík D, Zbořil R: Polyacrylate-assisted synthesis of stable copper nanoparticles and copper(I) oxide nanocubes with high catalytic efficiency. J. Mater. Chem., 19(44), 8463-8469, 2009. (DOI)
  15. Schneeweiss O, Zbořil R, David B, Heřmánek M, Mašláň M: Solid-state synthesis of Alfa-Fe and iron carbide nanoparticles by thermal treatment of amorphous Fe2O3. Hyperfine. Interact., 189(1-3), 167-173, 2009. (DOI)


  1. Bakandritsos A, Bouropoulos N, Zbořil R, Iliopoulos K, Boukos N, Chatzikyriakos G, Couris S: Optically Active Spherical Polyelectrolyte Brushes with a Nanocrystalline Magnetic Core. Adv. Funct. Mater., 18(11), 1694-1706, 2008. (DOI)
  2. Belessi V, Zbořil R, Tuček J, Mašláň M, Tzitzios V, Petridis D: Ferrofluids from Magnetic−Chitosan Hybrids. Chem. Mater., 20(10), 3298-3305, 2008. (DOI)
  3. Bourlinos A, Georgakilas V, Zbořil R: Easy deposition of amorphous carbon films on glass substrates. Carbon, 46(13), 1801-1804, 2008. (DOI)
  4. Bourlinos AB, Georgakilas V, Zbořil R, Jančík D, Karakassides MA, Stassinopoulos A, Anglos D, Giannelis EP: Reaction of graphite fluoride with NaOH–KOH eutectic. J. Fluorine Chem., 129(8), 720-724, 2008. (DOI)
  5. Bourlinos AB, Stassinopoulos A, Anglos D, Zbořil R, Georgakilas V, Giannelis EP: Photoluminescent Carbogenic Dots. Chem. Mater., 20(14), 4539-4541, 2008. (DOI)
  6. Bourlinos AB, Stassinopoulos A, Anglos D, Zbořil R, Karakassides M, Giannelis EP: Surface Functionalized Carbogenic Quantum Dots. Small, 4(4), 455-458, 2008. (DOI)
  7. Georgakilas V, Bourlinos AB, Zbořil R, Trapalis C: Synthesis, Characterization and Aspects of Superhydrophobic Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes. Chem. Mater., 20(9), 2884-2886, 2008. (DOI)
  8. Hermanek M, Zbořil R: Polymorphous Exhibitions of Iron(III) Oxide during Isothermal Oxidative Decompositions of Iron Salts: A Key Role of the Powder Layer Thickness. Chem. Mater., 20(16), 5284-5295, 2008. (DOI)
  9. Kvítek L, Panáček A, Soukupová J, Kolář M, Večeřová R, Prucek R, Holecová M, Zbořil R: Effect of Surfactants and Polymers on Stability and Antibacterial Activity of Silver Nanoparticles (NPs). J. Phys. Chem. C, 112(15), 5825-5834, 2008. (DOI)
  10. Pavúk M, Miglierini M, Vůjtek M, Zbořil R, Mašláň M, Švec P: Surface morphology of Fe79Mo8Cu1B12 ribbons characterised by atomic force microscopy. Rev. Adv. Mater. Sci., 18(2), 164-168, 2008. (DOI)
  11. Pinkas J, Reichlova V, Zbořil R, Moravec Z, Bezdička P, Matejková J: Sonochemical synthesis of amorphous nanoscopic iron(III) oxide from Fe(acac)3. Ultrason. Sonochem., 15(3), 257-264, 2008. (DOI)
  12. Soukupová J, Kvítek L, Panáček A, Nevěčná T, Zbořil R: Comprehensive study on surfactant role on silver nanoparticles (NPs) prepared via modified Tollens process. Mater. Chem. Phys., 111(1), 77-81, 2008. (DOI)
  13. Trávníček Z, Mikulík J, Čajan M, Zbořil R, Popa I: Novel iron complexes bearing N6-substituted adenosine derivatives: Synthesis, magnetic, 57Fe Mössbauer, DFT, and in vitro cytotoxicity studies. Bioorgan. Med. Chem., 16(18), 8719-8728, 2008. (DOI)
  14. Triantis T, Papadopoulos K, Yannakopoulou E, Dimotikali D, Hrbáč J, Zbořil R: Sensitized chemiluminescence of luminol catalyzed by colloidal dispersions of nanometer-sized ferric oxides. Chem. Eng. J., 144(3), 483-488, 2008. (DOI)
  15. Yngard RA, Sharma VK, Filip J, Zbořil R: Ferrate(VI) Oxidation of Weak-Acid Dissociable Cyanides. Environ. Sci. Technol., 42(8), 3005-3010, 2008. (DOI)
  16. Zbořil R, Bakandritsos A, Mašláň M, Tzitzios V, Dallas P, Trapalis C, Petridis D: One-step solid state synthesis of capped gamma - Fe 2 O 3 nanocrystallites. Nanotechnology, 19(9), 095602, 2008. (DOI)


  1. Bartoňková H, Mašláň M, Medřík I, Jančík D, Zbořil R: Magnetically modified bentonite as a possible contrast agent in MRI of gastrointestinal tract. Chem. Pap. - Chem. Zvesti, 61(5), 413-416, 2007. (DOI)
  2. Bourlinos A, Bakandritsos A, Zbořil R, Karakassides M, Trapalis C: Preparation of a water-dispersible carbon–silica composite derived from a silylated molecular precursor. Carbon, 45(5), 1108-1111, 2007. (DOI)
  3. Bourlinos A, Georgakilas V, Zbořil R, Dallas P: Preparation of a water-dispersible carbon nanotube–silica hybrid. Carbon, 45(10), 2136-2139, 2007. (DOI)
  4. Filip J, Zbořil R, Schneeweiss O, Zeman J, Černik M, Kvapil P, Otyepka M: Environmental Applications of Chemically Pure Natural Ferrihydrite. Environ. Sci. Technol., 41(12), 4367-4374, 2007. (DOI)
  5. Heřmánek M, Zbořil R, Medřík I, Pechoušek J, Gregor Č: Catalytic Efficiency of Iron(III) Oxides in Decomposition of Hydrogen Peroxide: Competition between the Surface Area and Crystallinity of Nanoparticles. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 129(35), 10929-10936, 2007. (DOI)
  6. Hrbáč J, Halouzka V, Zbořil R, Papadopoulos K, Triantis T: Carbon Electrodes Modified by Nanoscopic Iron(III) Oxides to Assemble Chemical Sensors for the Hydrogen Peroxide Amperometric Detection. Electroanalysis, 19(17), 1850-1854, 2007. (DOI)
  7. Jirásková Y, Maryško M, Zbořil R: Magnetic and structural features of amorphous FeMo-based alloys. J. Magn. Magn. Mater., 316(2), e16-e19, 2007. (DOI)
  8. Machala L, Zbořil R, Gedanken A: Amorphous Iron(III) OxideA Review. J. Phys. Chem. B, 111(16), 4003-4018, 2007. (DOI)
  9. Machala L, Zbořil R, Sharma VK, Filip J, Schneeweiss O, Homonnay Z: Mössbauer Characterization and in Situ Monitoring of Thermal Decomposition of Potassium Ferrate(VI), K 2 FeO 4 in Static Air Conditions. J. Phys. Chem. B, 111(16), 4280-4286, 2007. (DOI)
  10. Nomura K, Zbořil R, Tuček J, Kosaka W, Ohkoshi S, Felner I: Substitution effects of barium and calcium on magnetic properties of A[sub x]Sr[sub 1−x](Fe[sub 0.5]Ru[sub 0.5])O[sub 3] double perovskites (x=0.05). J. Appl. Phys., 102(1), 013907 , 2007. (DOI)
  11. Pavuk M, Miglierini M, Vůjtek M, Mašláň M, Zbořil R, Jirásková Y: AFM and Mössbauer spectrometry investigation of the nanocrystallization process in Fe–Mo–Cu–B rapidly quenched alloy. J. Phys.: Condens. Matter, 19(21), 1-17, 2007. (DOI)
  12. Schneeweiss O, David B, Žák T, Zbořil R, Mašláň M: Nanocrystalline Fe–Ni and Fe–Co samples prepared by powder processing. J. Magn. Magn. Mater., 310(2), e858-e860, 2007. (DOI)


  1. Barcová K, Mašláň M, Zbořil R, Filip J, Podjuklová J, Hrabovská K, Schaaf P: Phase composition of steel–enamel interfaces: Effects of chemical pre-treatment. Surf. Coat. Technol., 201(3-4), 1836-1844, 2006. (DOI)
  2. Barcova K, Zbořil R, Mašláň M, Jirásková Y, Filip J, Lunacek J, Hrabovská K: Influence of enamel ageing on mechanical properties and phase composition of the steel–enamel system. Surf. Interface Anal., 38(4), 413-416, 2006. (DOI)
  3. David B, Zbořil R, Mašláň M, Grygar T, Dumitrache F, Schneeweiss O: Single ferromagnetic behaviour of nanopowders with Fe3C. J. Magn. Magn. Mater., 304(2), e787-e789, 2006. (DOI)
  4. Filip J, Novák M, Beran A, Zbořil R: Crystal chemistry and OH defect concentrations in spodumene from different granitic pegmatites. Phys. Chem. Miner., 32(10), 733-746, 2006. (DOI)
  5. Hermanek M, Zbořil R, Mašláň M, Machala L, Schneeweiss O: Thermal behaviour of iron(ii) oxalate dihydrate in the atmosphere of its conversion gases. J. Mater. Chem., 16(13), 1273-1280, 2006. (DOI)
  6. Madarász J, Zbořil R, Homonnay Z, Sharma VK, Pokol G: Thermal decomposition of iron(VI) oxides, K2FeO4 and BaFeO4, in an inert atmosphere. J. Solid State Chem., 179(5), 1426-1433, 2006. (DOI)
  7. Mal’arová M, Trávníček Z, Zbořil R, Černák J: [Co(en)3][Fe(CN)6]·H2O and [Co(en)3][Fe(CN)6]: A dehydration process investigated by single crystal X-ray analysis, thermal analysis and Mössbauer spectroscopy. Polyhedron, 25(15), 2935-2943, 2006. (DOI)
  8. Mašláň M, Kholmetskii A, Yevdokimov V, Pechoušek J, Verich O, Zbořil R, Tsonchev R: Mössbauer spectrometer with resonant detector. Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res., Sect. B, 243(1), 241-246, 2006. (DOI)
  9. Miglierini M, Kaňuch T, Švec P, Krenický T, Vůjtek M, Zbořil R: Magnetic microstructure of NANOPERM-type nanocrystalline alloys. Phys. Status Solidi B, 243(1), 57-64, 2006. (DOI)
  10. Panáček A, Kvítek L, Prucek R, Kolář M, Večeřová R, Pizúrová N, Sharma VK, Nevěčná T, Zbořil R: Silver Colloid Nanoparticles: Synthesis, Characterization, and Their Antibacterial Activity. J. Phys. Chem. B, 110(33), 16248-16253, 2006. (DOI)
  11. Schneeweiss O, Zbořil R, Pizurova N, Mašláň M, Petrovský E, Tuček J: Novel solid-state synthesis of alpha-Fe and Fe 3 O 4 nanoparticles embedded in a MgO matrix. Nanotechnology, 17(2), 607-616, 2006. (DOI)
  12. Schneeweiss O, Zbořil R, Pizurova N, Mašláň M: Preparation and Properties of Iron and Iron Oxide Nanocrystals in MgO Matrix. Hyperfine Interact., 164(1-4), 35-40, 2006. (DOI)
  13. Tuček J, Zbořil R, Petridis D: Maghemite Nanoparticles by View of Mössbauer Spectroscopy. J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol., 6(4), 926-947, 2006. (DOI)


  1. Jančík D, Mašláň M, Zbořil R, Adetunji J, Nomura K: A new fast type of Mössbauer spectrometer for the rapid determination of iron-bearing minerals used in the paint industry. Czech. J. Phys., 55(7), 803-811, 2005. (DOI)
  2. Kvítek L, Prucek R, Panáček A, Novotný R, Hrbáč J, Zbořil R: The influence of complexing agent concentration on particle size in the process of SERS active silver colloid synthesis. J. Mater. Chem., 15(10), 1099-1105, 2005. (DOI)
  3. Tuček J, Zbořil R: Zero-field and in-field Mössbauer spectroscopy as a tool for structural and magnetic characterization of maghemite (gamma-Fe2O3) nanoparticles. Czech. J. Phys., 55(7), 893-911, 2005. (DOI)


  1. Kopel P, Trávníček Z, Zbořil R, Marek J: Synthesis, X-ray and Mössbauer study of iron(II) complexes with trithiocyanuric acid (ttcH3). Polyhedron, 23(14), 2193-2202, 2004. (DOI)
  2. Mašláň M, Yevdokimov V, Pechoušek J, Zbořil R, Kholmetskii A: Mössbauer Spectrometer with Novel Moving System and Resonant Detection of Gamma Rays. 15-19, 2004. (DOI)
  3. Zbořil R, Machala L, Mašláň M, Sharma V: Iron(III) Oxide Nanoparticles in the Thermally Induced Oxidative Decomposition of Prussian Blue, Fe4[Fe(CN)6]3. Cryst. Growth Des., 4(6), 1317-1325, 2004. (DOI)
  4. Zbořil R, Mašláň M, Machala L, Walla J, Barcova K, Martinec P: Characterization and Thermal Behaviour of Garnets from Almandine—Pyrope Series at 1200°C. 403-410, 2004. (DOI)


  1. Barcová K, Mašláň M, Zbořil R, Martinec P: Mössbauer study of transformation mechanism of Fe cations in olivine after thermal treatments in air. J. Radioanal. Nucl. Chem., 255(3), 529-533, 2003. (DOI)
  2. Bourlinos AB, Zbořil R, Petridis D: A simple route towards magnetically modified zeolites. Microporous Mesoporous Mater., 58(2), 155-162, 2003. (DOI)
  3. Zbořil R, Mašláň M, Barcová K, Walla J, Ferrow E, Martinec P: Thermal behaviour of pyrope at 1000 and 1100 C: mechanism of Fe2+ oxidation and decomposition model. Phys. Chem. Miner., 30(10), 620-627, 2003. (DOI)
  4. Zbořil R, Mašláň M, Papaefthymiou V, Hadjipanayis G: Thermal decomposition of Fe-2(SO4)(3): Demonstration of Fe2O3 polymorphism. J. Radioanal. Nucl. Chem., 255(3), 413-417, 2003. (DOI)


  1. Zbořil R, Mašláň M, Barcová K, Vujtek M: Thermally Induced Solid-State Syntheses of $gamma$-Fe2O3 Nanoparticles and Their Transformation to alpha-Fe2O3 via epsilon-Fe2O3. Hyperfine Interact., 139/140(1/4), 597-606, 2002. (DOI)
  2. Zbořil R, Mašláň M, Petridis D: Iron(III) Oxides from Thermal ProcessesSynthesis, Structural and Magnetic Properties, Mössbauer Spectroscopy Characterization, and Applications. Chem. Mater., 14(3), 969-982, 2002. (DOI)
  3. Zbořil R, Mašláň M, Petridis D, Krausova D, Pikal P: The Role of Intermediates in the Process of Red Ferric Pigment Manufacture from FeSO4⋅7H2O. Hyperfine Interact., 139/140(1/4), 437-445, 2002. (DOI)


  1. Barcová K, Mašláň M, Zbořil R, Martinec P, Kula P: Thermal decomposition of almandine garnet: Mössbauer study. Czech. J. Phys., 51(7), 749-754, 2001. (DOI)
  2. Maloň M, Trávnı́ček Z, Maryško M, Zbořil R, Mašláň M, Marek J, Doležal K, Rolčı́k J, Kryštof V, Strnad M: Metal complexes as anticancer agents 2. Iron(III) and copper(II) bio-active complexes with N6-benzylaminopurine derivatives. Inorg. Chim. Acta, 323(1-2), 119-129, 2001. (DOI)
  3. Zbořil R, Mašláň M, Krausová D: Mechanism of solid-state oxidation of FeSO4 center dot h3O: model of simultaneous reactions. Czech. J. Phys., 51(7), 719-726, 2001. (DOI)