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Dr. Jakub Vonka

Quantum Technologies Group
Laboratory for Scientific Developments and Novel Materials

Paul Scherrer Institut
5232 Villigen PSI

Telephone: +41 56 310 3783
E-mail: jakub.vonka@psi.ch


Since Oct 2017 Postdoctoral research associate
Laboratory for Scientific Developments and Novel Materials &
Laboratory for Micro and Nanotechnology, Paul Scherrer Institut
Oct 2013-Sep 2017 PhD student
Ultra Low Temperature group, Lancaster University, UK
Jan 2009-Jun 2013 Research Assistant
Institute of Scientific Instruments of the CAS, Brno, CR
Feb 2012-Aug 2012 Intern
Institut NEEL, Le Centre national de la recherche scientifique, Grenoble, FR
Sep 2008-Jun 2013 Masters & Undergraduate Studies
Physical Engineering and Nanotechnology, Brno University of Technology, CR

Research interest

Condensed matter and low temperature physics.
Scientific instrumentation development and cryogenic engineering.

Honors and awards

2010 GE Foundation Scholar-Leaders Program, Czech Republic Alumni
2010 - 2011 Brno University of Technology Scholarship, for excellent studying results


Probing Liquid 4He with Quartz Tuning Forks Using a Novel Multifrequency Lock-in Technique.
Bradley, D.I., Haley, R.P., Kafanov, S., Noble, M.T., Pickett, G.R., Tsepelin, V., Vonka, J., & Wilcox, T.
Journal of Low Temperature Physics, 184(5-6), 1080–1091. (2016)

Low conductive support for thermal insulation of a sample holder of a variable temperature scanning tunneling microscope.
Hanzelka P., Vonka J., & Musilova V.
Review of Scientific Instruments, 84(8), 085103. (2013)

Thermal conductivity of a Cu-CrZr alloy from 5K to room temperatures.
Hanzelka, P., Musilova V., Kralik T., & Vonka J.
Cryogenics, 50(11), 737–742. (2015)