Jana Valúchová, PhD.

Scientific background:

preparation and characterization of glasses, ceramics and glass-ceramics materials; sol-gel, flame synthesis, crystallization, HT XRD; physical and mechanical properties

International projects:

  • Transparent oxide ceramics with additional optical functionalities, 1.1.2016 – 31.12.2018, researcher

National projets:

  • Structure abd properties of oxide glasses – thermodynamic models, entalpic and structural relaxation, 1.8.2018 – 31.7.2022, researcher
  • Transparent polycrystalline ceramics materials with submicrone microstructure and with luminiscent properties, 1.1.2017 – 31.12.2020, researcher
  • Advanced composite coatings for high temperature corrosion protection of metals, 1.7.2016 – 30.6.2020, researcher
  • APVV 19-0010: Advanced materials with eutectic microstructure for high temperature and functional applications, member of research team IIC SAS, 1.7.2020 – 30.6.2024; researcher
  • APVV-17-0049: Novel glass and glass-ceramic rare-earth aluminates-based phosphors for energy-saving solid state lighting sources emitting white light (pc-WLEDs), member of research team IIC SAS, 1.1. 2018-31.12. 2022
  • VEGA 2-0028-21: Ion exchange strengthened aluminosilicate glass/glass-ceramics with additional functionalities, member of research team IIC SAS, 1.1. 2021-31.12. 2024
  • VEGA-1-0456-20:Development and characterisation of spherical microparticles for preparation of advanced 3D glass and glass-ceramic structures, member of research team IIC SAS, 1.2020 – 31.12.2023
  • VEGA – 1-0476-22: Luminophores with zero temperature quenching of luminescence for applications in pc-WLED with NUV excitation, member of research team IIC SAS, 1.1.2022-31.12.2024
  • VEGA – 2-0028-21: Alumino-silicate glass and glass-ceramic materials strengthened by ion exchange and additional functionalities, member of research team IIC SAS, 1.1.2021-31.12.2024

Publication activity:

  • Co-editor of Conference proceedings: 11
  • Publications in scientific journals: 23
  • Citations: 253

The most significant publications:


  • Pecušová B., Prnová A., Valúchová J., Parchovianský M., Klement R., Galusek D., Crystallization and photoluminescence properties of Er-doped microspheres with ytterbium-aluminium garnet composition. Ceramics International, 2022, ISSN 0272-8842. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ceramint.2022.08.070
  • Prnová A., Valúchová J., Michálková M., Pecušová B., Parchovianský M., Švančárek P., Hanzel O., Pouchlý V., Galusek D., Pressure assisted sintering of Al2O3–Y2O3 glass microspheres: sintering conditions, grain size, and mechanical properties of sintered ceramics. Pure and Applied Chemistry, 2022, vol. 94, no. 2, p. 157-167. ISSN 0033-4545. https://doi.org/10.1515/pac-2021-0705


  • Prnová A., Plško A., Valúchová J., Klement R., Chromčíková M., Mutlu N., Majerová M., Bruneel E., Galusek D., Crystallization kinetics of binary Yb2O3-Al2O3 Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 2020, vol. 142, no. 5, p. 2141–2148, ISSN 1388-6150. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10973-020-10049-7
  • Prnová A., Valúchová J., Parchovianský M., Wisniewski W., Švančárek P., Klement R., Hric Ľ., Bruneel E., Galusek D., Y3Al5O12-alpha-Al2O3 composites with fine-grained microstructure by hot pressing of Al2O3-Y2O3 glass microspheres. Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 2020, vol. 40, no. 3, p. 852-860. ISSN 0955-2219. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2019.10.017
  • Prnová A., Valúchová J., Mutlu N., Parchovianský M., Klement R., Plško A., Galusek D., Thermal behaviour and photoluminescence properties of Er- and Nd-doped yttrium aluminate glasses. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 2020, vol. 142, no. 1, p. 129-138, ISSN 1388-6150. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10973-020-09816-3

Study part: Profile subjects:

Inorganic technologies and materials I


Chemistry, thermochemistry and chemical kinetics, Types  of chemical reactions and chemistry of  selected chemical compounds,


1997: MSc: Slovak Technical University, Bratislava, Slovakia, Faculty of Chemical Technology, Department of enviromental technology

2001: PhD: Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, Slovak Academy of Sciences

Ing. Jana Valúchová, PhD.
Ing. Jana Valúchová, PhD.
VILA Department

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