Peter Švančárek, PhD.

Scientific background:

  1. Bioinorganic peroxocomplexes of vanadium V,
  2. Alumina based ceramic composites for abrasion resistant materials and ceramic armor,
  3. Fluorescent ceramics,
  • 46 Publications in scientific journals
  • 604 Citations

The most significant publications:


  • Parchovianska, I; Parchoviansky, M; Nowicka, A; Prnova, A; Svancarek, P; Pakseresht, A: Effect of sintering temperature on phase evolution, microstructure, and mechanical properties of La2Ce2O7/40 wt.% YSZ composite ceramics, May-jun 2023 Journal of Materials Research and Technology 24 , pp.4573-4586


  • Svancarek, P; Klement, R; Wisniewski W, Parchoviansky, M; Galusek, D, ZnO-doped Y2O3 ceramic: A prospective Warm White Light Fluorescent Material, May 2022 | JOURNAL OF THE EUROPEAN CERAMIC SOCIETY 42 (5) , pp.2478-2486


  • Sengupta, Susanta; Michalek, Martin; Liverani, Liliana;  Svancarek, Peter;  Boccaccini, Aldo R.; Galusek, Dusan, Preparation and characterization of sintered bioactive borate glass tape, MATERIALS LETTERS, Volume: ‏ 282, Article Number: 128843, Published: ‏ JAN 1 2021


  • Anna Prnová; Jana Valúchová; Milan Parchovianský; Wolfgang Wisniewski; Peter Švančárek; Robert Klement; Ľubomír Hric; Els Bruneel; Dušan Galusek, Y3Al5O12-α-Al2O3 composites with fine-grained microstructure by hot pressing of Al2O3-Y2O3 glass microspheres JOURNAL OF THE EUROPEAN CERAMIC SOCIETY, Volume: 40 Issue: 3 Pages: 852-860, Published: MAR 2020


  • Wolfgang Wisniewski; Peter Švančárek; Milan Parchovianský; Christian Thieme; and Christian Rüssel, Hindering the Kinetic Selection of Dendritic Ba-Fresnoite by Phase Separation in a Glass of the Near-Eutectic Composition Ba2TiSi2O8-2.625SiO(2), CRYSTAL GROWTH & DESIGN, Volume: 19, Issue: 6, Pages: 3559-3566, Published: JUN 2019


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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

Doctoral studies:

Study part: Profile subjects:

Inorganic technologies and materials II


Electron microscopy,


  • 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


  • Inorganic technologies and materials II- Module: Electron microscopy,

 Other activities:

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