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Jiří Čtyroký and Vlastimil Matějec were appointed emeritus scientists
Researchers Jiří Čtyroký and Vlastimil Matějec received from the ÚFE director the appointment decrees of the emeritus scientist status of the Czech Academy of Sciences for a lifetime of successful work and merits for the development of the workplace and the scientific field.
Věda na dosah
Meeting of light and matter. Marek Piliarik presents nanooptics in the next part of the podcast series of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic Věda na dosah.
ÚFE at Science Fair 2022 (photo: Jana Plavec, AVČR)
After a two-year break, the Science Fair, the largest popular-education event for the public in the Czech Republic, took place at the PVA EXPO exhibition center in Letňany, Prague, on June 2-4. The ÚFE stand brought visitors an insight into the optical biosensors research and nano-optics.
Kristýna Holanová and Jiří Slabý guests of the Czech Television TV show Sama doma
Kristýna Holanová and Jiří Slabý were guests of a live broadcasted journalistic TV show Sama doma of the Czech Television. They introduced research of our Institute and invited to the Science Fair in June.
A pair of pupils from Na Šutce Primary School spent a day with a scientist at IPE
Tereza and David, pupils from the Na Šutce primary school in Prague 8, competed in the Competition for a day with a scientist during the autumn Open Days of IPE and won. They came to the optical fiber technology laboratory to pick up their winnings.
Optical biosensors
At the Academic Assembly on April 20, the extraordinary result of the Institute of Photonics and Electronics from the Optical biosensors research team of prof. Jiří Homola was presented.
Laser World of Photonics 2022 (photo:
Visit us at the Laser World of Photonics, the world’s leading trade fair for photonics components, systems and applications, which takes place from 26 to 29 April in Munich. You will find us at the stand with representatives of the Czech Optical Cluster.
Cover of the journal A Science and Research 01/2022 (source:
How is time measured and defined? What is atomic time and leap second? Read in the article about the Laboratory of the National Time and Frequency Standard in the new issue of the journal A Věda a výzkum (A Science and Research).
We support Ukraine!
ÚFE joins the Academy of Sciences initiative offering assistance to Ukraine. Our Institute will offer scientific working stays and our employees spontaneously provide financial support to Ukraine through charitable organizations. We terminate cooperation agreements with the Russian state-funded institutions.
Time is science - sample from the comics
Who creates the exact time in the Czech Republic? Laboratory of the National Time and Frequency Standard at IPE. Read more in an interview with the head of the laboratory, Alexandr Kuna, and in the thematic comic from CETTAV (Technology Transfer Center of the CAS).


IPE carries out fundamental and applied research in the scientific fields of photonics, optoelectronics and electronics. In these fields, IPE generates new knowledge and develops new technologies.

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