Mgr. Peter Švančárek, PhD.

Scientific background: 

  • Bioinorganic peroxocomplexes of Vanadium V
  • Alumina based ceramic composites
  • Fluorescent ceramic materials
  • 29 Publications in scientific journals
  • 350+ Citations

The most significant publications from the last 5 years:


  • Parchovianský, D. Galusek, J. Sedláček, P. Švančárek, M. Kašiarová, J. Dusza, P. Šajgalík Microstructure and mechanical properties of hot pressed Al2O3/SiC nanocomposites JOURNAL OF THE EUROPEAN CERAMIC SOCIETY Volume: 33 Issue: 12 Special Issue: SI Pages: 2291-2298 Published: OCT 2013


  • Parchovianský, D. Galusek, M. Michálek, P. Švančárek, M. Kašiarová, J. Dusza, M. Hnatko Effect of the volume fraction of SiC on the microstructure and creep behavior of hot pressed Al2O3/SiC composites Ceramics International Volume 40, Issue 1, Part B, Pages 1807–1814, January 2014
  • Galusek, D.; Sedlacek, J.; Klement, R.; Svancarek, P. Silicon carbide-containing alumina nanocomposites: processing and properties ADVANCES IN CERAMIC MATRIX COMPOSITES, Book Series: Woodhead Publishing Series in Composites Science and Engineering, Issue: 45, Pages: 43-78, DOI: 10.1533/9780857098825.1.43, Published: 2014
  • Szalay, Zsolt; Bodisova, Katarina; Palkova, Helena; Svancarek, Peter; Durina, Pavol; Rahel, Jozef; Zahoranova, Anna; Galusek, Dusan Atmospheric pressure air plasma treated alumina powder for ceramic sintering CERAMICS INTERNATIONAL, Vol. 40, Issue: 8, Part: B, Pages: 12737-12743, Published: SEP 2014
  • Parchoviansky, M.; Galusek, D.; Svancarek, P.; Sedlacek, J.; Sajgalik, P. Thermal behavior, electrical conductivity and microstructure of hot pressed Al2O3/SiC nanocomposites CERAMICS INTERNATIONAL, Vol. 40, Issue: 9, Part: A, Pages: 14421-14429, Published: NOV 2014
  • Maca, Karel; Pouchly, Vaclav; Bodisova, Katarina; Svancarek, Peter; Galusek, Dusan Densification of fine-grained alumina ceramics doped by magnesia, yttria and zirconia evaluated by two different sintering models JOURNAL OF THE EUROPEAN CERAMIC SOCIETY, Vol.34, Issue: 16, Pages: 4363-4372, Published: DEC 2014


  • Bodisova, Katarina; Galusek Dusan; Svancarek, Peter; Pouchly, Vaclav; Maca, Karel Grain growth suppression in alumina via doping and two-step sintering CERAMICS INTERNATIONAL, Volume: 41 Issue: 9  Pages: 11975-11983, Part: B, Published: NOV 2015


  • Svancarek, Peter; Klement, Robert; Galusek, Dusan Photoluminescence of (ZnO)X-Z(SiO2)Y:(MnO)Z green phosphors prepared by direct thermal synthesis: The effect of ZnO/SiO2 ratio and Mn2+ concentration on luminescence CERAMICS INTERNATIONAL, Volume: 42, Pages: 16852-16860, Published: 2016


  • Majerova, M.; Skratek, M.; Prnova, A.; Dvurecenskij, A.; Kraxner, J.; Parchoviansky, M.; Svancarek, P.; Cigan, A.;Manka, J.; Galusek, D. Morphology and Magnetic Properties of Aluminate Glass Microspheres with Gehlenite Matrix Doped with Bi, Ni and Cr 2017 11TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MEASUREMENT, Pages: 79-82 Published: 2017
  • Parchoviansky, M.; Balko, J.; Svancarek, P.; Sedláček; J.Dusza; F.Lofaj; D.Galusek Mechanical properties and sliding wear behaviour of Al2O3-SiC nanocomposites with 3-20 vol% SiC Conference: 5th Conference on Fractography of Advanced Ceramics, SLOVAKIA JOURNAL OF THE EUROPEAN CERAMIC SOCIETY,Volume: 37, Issue: 14, Special Issue: SI, Pages: 4297-4306 Published: NOV 2017


  • Parchoviansky, M.; Petrikova, I.; Barroso, G. S.; Svancarek, P.; Galuskova, D.; Motz, G.; Galusek, D. CORROSION AND OXIDATION BEHAVIOR OF POLYMER DERIVED CERAMIC COATINGS WITH PASSIVE GLASS FILLERS ON AISI 441 STAINLESS STEEL CERAMICS-SILIKATY, Volume: 62, Issue: 2, Pages: 146-157, Published: APR 2018
  • Prnova, Anna; Plsko, Alfonz; Valuchova, Jana; Svancarek, Peter; Klement, Robert; Michalkova, Monika; Galusek, Dusan Crystallization kinetics of yttrium aluminate glasses JOURNAL OF THERMAL ANALYSIS AND CALORIMETRY, Volume: 133, Issue: 1, Pages: 227-236 Published: JUL 2018
  • Prnova, Anna; Plsko, Alfonz; Klement, Robert; Valuchova, Jana; Haladejova, Katarina; Svancarek, Peter; Majerova, Melinda; Galusek, Dusan Crystallization kinetics of binary La2O3-Al2O3 glass Conference: 12th International Symposium on Crystallization in Glasses and Liquids (Crystallization) Location: Spanish Soc Ceram & Glass, Segovia, SPAIN Date: SEP 10-13, 2017 JOURNAL OF NON-CRYSTALLINE SOLIDS, Volume: 501, Special Issue: SI, Pages: 55-61, Published: DEC 1 2018


  • 1996      Mgr. in the field of Inorganic Chemistry EQF level 7

Deparment of Inorganic Chemistry, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University, Bratislava (Slovakia)

Diploma thesis: „Príprava a charakterizácia nových peroxokomplexov vanádu(V) s  organickými ligandami.“ (Preparation and characterisation of a new                 peroxocomplexes of vanadium (V) with organic ligands)

  • 1999      PhD. in the field of Inorganic Chemistry EQF level 8

Deparment of Inorganic Chemistry, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University, Bratislava (Slovakia)

Dissertation thesis: „Príprava a charakterizácia nových peroxokomplexov vanádu(V) s aniónmi a-hydroxykarboxylových kyselín.“ (Preparation and                         characterisation of a new peroxocomplexes of vanadium (V) with anions of a-hydroxycarboxylic acids)

 Awards, scholarships and research stays:

  • Maria Curie fellowship, one year stay on Institute for Materials Research, School of Process, Environmental and Materials Engineering, University of Leeds, Leeds (United Kingdom) 2002-2003

Other activities:

  • Slovak Silicate Society, member
Mgr. Peter Švančárek, PhD.
Mgr. Peter Švančárek, PhD.

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