Curriculum Vitae

RNDr. Juraj JAŠÍK Ph.D. - Curriculum Vitae

Current position

since 2019 Department of Nanocatalysis, J. Heyrovsky Institute of Physical Chemistry, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague

Work experience

2011 – 2018

Researcher, Department of Organic Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague


Postdoc fellow, Institute of Applied Physics, Johannes Kepler University in Linz, Austria

2003 – 2008

Research assistant, Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Informatics, Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia

2002 – 2003

Postgraduate fellow, J. Heyrovsky Institute of Physical Chemistry, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic


Professional preparation


PhD in physics, Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia
Title of the Ph.D. Thesis: "Diagnostics of kinetics of nitrogen plasma using vacuum-UV and UV-VIS spectroscopy"


RNDr (Rerum Naturalium Doctoris in Disciplina Physica - Doctor of Natural Sciences in Physics), Comenius University


Mgr (University Diploma with Highest Distinction) in Physics, Comenius University
Title of the diploma thesis: "A source of O atoms based on pulse-modulated RF 27 MHz discharge in oxygen"



Undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate advisor: Prof. RNDr. Pavel Veis, CSc. (Comenius University)

Postgraduate advisor: Prof. RNDr. Zdeněk Herman, CSc. (Academy of Science of Czech Republic)

Postdoctoral advisor: A.Univ.-Prof. Dr. Johannes Heitz, A.Univ.-Prof. Dr. Johannes Pedarnig (Johannes Kepler University in Linz, Austria)



  • Award „Cena Hanuše a Sedmery v kategorii hmotnostní spektrometrie 2014" for publication: J. Jašík, J. Žabka, J. Roithová, and D. Gerlich, "Infrared spectroscopy of trapped molecular dications below 4 K," International Journal of Mass Spectrometry, vol. 354, pp. 204-210, 2013


Current research interests

  • Synthesis of sub-nanometer and nanometer scale clusters with atomic precision control of size and composition


Other areas of research expertise

  • Infrared dissociation spectroscopy of mass-selected ions.

  • Gas-phase chemistry of ions in cryogenic RF trap

  • Mass spectrometry and cryogenic ion trapping

  • Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy

  • Diatomic molecular spectroscopy


Research highlights

  • Understanding mechanism of tagging fullerene ions with helium in a cryogenic quadrupole trap

  • Infrared spectroscopy of fullerene ions in a cryogenic quadrupole trap

  • Infrared spectroscopy of molecular dications

  • Probing of the isomers using two-color infrared pre-dissociation spectroscopy

  • Development of instrument for infrared pre-dissociation spectroscopy of helium-tagged molecular ions at temperature below 4 Kelvin

  • Crossed-beam studies of dynamics of chemical and charge transfer reactions of molecular dications

  • Surface-induced dissociation and reactions