Jan Šaroun

Department of Neutron Physics
Nuclear Physics Institute, v.v.i., ASCR
CS-25068 Husinec-Řež, Czech Republic

E-mail: Jan Šaroun
Phone: +420 266 173 140  
Fax:   +420 220 940 141

RNDr. (eq. M.S.) Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University, Prague (1987)
CSc. (eq. Ph.D.) Nuclear Physics Institute, ASCR (1993)



1989-1993: PhD student, Nuclear Physics Institute, ASCR, Řež.
Thesis “Utilization of neutron diffraction optics in high-resolution small-angle scattering measurements” (in czech).
1982-1987: graduate student, Solid State Physics, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University, Prague.


1994 – present research scientist, Neutron Physics Department of the Nuclear Physics Institute, ASCR, Řež
Sep 1995 - Jul 1996 research associate, Institut Laue-Langevin, Grenoble
Short-term stays (< 3 months):
  • Institute Laue-Langevin, Grenoble (1994, 1997-2006)
  • Laboratoir Leon Brillouin, Saclay (1997)
  • Kyoto Research Reactor Institute, Kumatori (1997)
  • Physicalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt, Braunschweig (1994, 1995)

Research activities

  • neutron diffraction optics, Monte Carlo simulation of resolution functions and optimization of neutron diffraction experiments (residual stress measurements, small-angle scattering, inelastic scattering on three-axis spectrometers)
  • development of computer programs for interpretation of small-angle neutron scattering data
  • applications of small-angle neutron scattering in material research


More than 60 papers in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings (see the list).

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