Pavel Stránský
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Last updated: 2.10.2018

Curriculum Vitae

Personal data

AddressPrague, Czech republic
Phone number00420 95155 2470 (CZ office)
Research interestschaos in classical and quantum physics, random matrix theory, quantum phase transitions,
complex dynamical systems, complex networks, time series analysis,
fundaments of the quantum mechanics, atomic nuclei and nuclear structure
many-body collective dynamics
Computer skillsprogramming (C, C++, C#, Java, Android)
databases (SQL)
web developing (PHP, ASP, ASP.NET, HTML, JavaScript)
LaTeX, Mathematica, office applications
LanguagesCzech (native speaker), English (experienced, FCE), Spanish (very good), Italian (good)
Uzbek, German, French, Latin (basic knowledge)
Hobbies and interestsListening and playing music:
- I sing in the Charles University Choir (from 2014) and play the bassoon in the Nové Město Philharmonic(from 2006)
- I can play the bassoon, violoncello (and some guitar, recorder, organ)
I like hiking, travelling, literature, philosophy.

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Academic Researcher (July 2014 - now)

September 2018
Working visit
Seminar: Excited-state quantum phase transitions in nuclei and beyond (21th September 2018) [pptx]
Institute of Nuclear Physics
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
[32]
M. Kloc, P. Stránský, P. Cejnar
Quantum quench dynamics in Dicke superradiance models
Physical Review A 98, 013836 (2018) [abstract] [arXiv]
July 2018 Lecture: Origin of gold in the space (19th July 2018) [pptx]
Lecture: Particles in the medicine (20th July 2018) [pptx]
Lecture: Radiocarbon dating (21th July 2018) [pptx]
Science Garden
Dolní Vítkovice, Ostrava, Czech Republic
June 2018 Lecture: Fractals: The peculiar geometry of Nature (26th June 2018) [pptx]
Camping de Berg
Dvořiště 515, Bystřice nad Pernštejnem, Czech Republic
June 2018
Working visit
Seminar: Quantum quench dynamics in the extended Dicke model (6th June 2018) [pptx]
Instituto de Estructura de la Materia
Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CTIC)
Calle de Serrano 123, Madrid, Spain
May 2016 Talk: Exceptional points for randomly perturbed critical Hamiltonian (25th May 2018) [pptx]
Dipartimento di fisica e astronomía "Galileo Galilei"
Universita degli studi di Padova
Padova, Italy
10th April 2018 Lecture: Physical chaos: From the Flap of the Butterfly's Wings to the break-up of the Solar System [pptx]
Scout Association
Staroměstské náměstí 1/4, Prague 1, Czech Republic
April 2018
Off-site meeting of the Institute of Particle and Nuclear Physics
Seminar: From Graviton to Chaos (6th April 2018) [pptx]
Hotel Skála
Malá Skála, Czech Republic
18th January 2018
Lecture for high school students
Einstein's Relativity [pptx]
Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering
Czech Technical University
Pohraniční 1288/1, Děčín, Czech Republic
[31]
P. Stránský, M. Dvořák, P. Cejnar
Exceptional points near first- and second-order quantum phase transitions
Physical Review E 97, 012112 (2018) [abstract] [arXiv]
December 2017
Working visit
Seminar: Excited-state quantum phase transition, monodromy and nonequilibrium dynamics in the Extended Dicke Model (6th December 2017) [pptx]
Instituto de Ciencias Nucleares
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Apartado Postal 70-543, CP 04510 México D.F., Mexico
[30]
M. Kloc, P. Stránský, P. Cejnar
Monodromy in Dicke superradiance
Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical 50, 315205 (2017) [abstract] [arXiv]
[29]
M. Kloc, P. Stránský, P. Cejnar
Quantum phases and entanglement properties of an extended Dicke model
Annals of Physics 382, 85 (2017) [abstract] [arXiv]
May 2017 Talk: Exceptional points and quantum criticality (18th May 2017) [pptx]
Physikzentrum Bad Honnef
Hauptstrasse 5, 53604 Bad Honnef, Germany
March 2017 Talk: Excited-state quantum phase transitions: Classification and thermal properties (7th March 2017) [pptx]
Facility for Rare Isotope Beams / National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory
Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan, USA
[28]
P. Cejnar, P. Stránský
Heat capacity for systems with excited-state quantum phase transitions
Physics Letters A 381, 984 (2017) [abstract] [arXiv]
31th January 2017
Lecture for high school students
Einstein's Relativity [pptx]
Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering
Czech Technical University
Pohraniční 1288/1, Děčín, Czech Republic
22th November 2016 Strange states of matter - Nobel Prize for Physics 2016 [pptx]
Municipal Library of Prague
Mariánské náměstí 1/98, Prague 1, Czech Republic
3th November 2016 Physical chaos: From the Flap of the Butterfly's Wings to the break-up of the Solar System [pptx]
Brno Exhibition Center
Výstaviště 405/1, Brno, Czech Republic
25th October 2016
Proseminar of Nuclear Physics
1/f Noise and Scale Invariance [pptx]
Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Charles University in Prague
V Holešovičkách 2, Prague 8, Czech Republic
20th September 2016 Physical chaos: From the Flap of the Butterfly's Wings to the break-up of the Solar System [pptx]
Kaffka Café
Palackého 43, Nové Strašecí, Czech Republic
[27]
P. Cejnar, P. Stránský
Quantum phase transitions in the collective degrees of freedom: nuclei and other many-body systems
Physica Scripta 91, 083006 (2016) [abstract]
[26]
P. Stránský, P. Cejnar
Excited-state quantum phase transitions in finite many-body systems
Physics Letters A 380, 2637 (2016) [abstract] [arXiv]
June 2016 Talk: Classification of ESQPTs (9th June 2016) [pptx]
Prague, Czech Republic
10th March 2016
Science to Go!
Einstein's Relativity [pptx] [pdf] [YouTube]
Brno Observatory and Planetarium
Kraví Hora 522/2, Brno, Czech Republic
15th February 2016
Lecture for high school students
Chaos in Physics, Fractals [pptx] [pdf]
Josef Svatopluk Machar High School
Královická 668, Brandýs nad Labem - Stará Boleslav, Czech Republic
27th January 2016
Lecture for high school students
Einstein's Relativity [pptx] [pdf]
Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering
Czech Technical University
Pohraniční 1288/1, Děčín, Czech Republic
21th January 2016 Einstein's Relativity [pptx] [pdf]
Municipal Library of Prague
Mariánské náměstí 1/98, Prague 1, Czech Republic
25th November 2015
Proseminar of Nuclear Physics
Deformation of nuclei and quantum chaos [ppt]
Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Charles University in Prague
V Holešovičkách 2, Prague 8, Czech Republic
18th November 2015 Chaos in physics [ppt]
Municipal Library of Prague
Mariánské náměstí 1/98, Prague 1, Czech Republic
[25]
P. Cejnar, P. Stránský, M. Kloc
Excited-state quantum phase transitions in finite many-body systems
Physica Scripta 90, 114015 (2015) [abstract]
[24]
P. Stránský, P. Cejnar
Geometric criterion for chaos in collective dynamics of nuclei
Physica Scripta 90, 114014 (2015) [abstract]
13th October 2015 Fractals [ppt]
Municipal Library of Prague
Mariánské náměstí 1/98, Prague 1, Czech Republic
September 2015 Classification of ESQPTs and finite-size effects (22th September 2015) [ppt]
European centre for Theoretical Studies in Nuclear Physics and Related Areas (ECT*)
Strada delle Tabarelle 286, Villazzano (TN), Italy
11th July 2015
Chaos [ppt]
Festival fantazie 2015
Chotěboř, Czech Republic
[23]
P. Stránský, P. Cejnar
Study of a curvature-based criterion for chaos in Hamiltonian systems with two degrees of freedom
Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical 48, 125102 (2015) [abstract]
[22]
P. Stránský, M. Macek, P. Cejnar, A. Leviatan
Excited-state quantum phase transitions in systems with two degrees of freedom: II. Finite-size effects
Annals of Physics 356, 57 (2015) [abstract]
25th February 2015
Seminar IPNP
From chaos to curved spaces (and back again) [ppt]
Institute of Particle and Nuclear Physics
Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Charles University in Prague
V Holešovičkách 2, Prague 8, Czech Republic
2nd December 2014
Proseminar of Nuclear Physics
Deformation of atomic nuclei. Chaos. [ppt]
Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Charles University in Prague
V Holešovičkách 2, Prague 8, Czech Republic
11th November 2014
Seminar ITF
Riemannian geometry and chaos in Hamiltonian systems [ppt]
Institute of Theoretical Physics
Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Charles University in Prague
V Holešovičkách 2, Prague 8, Czech Republic
September 2014 Riemannian geometry criterion for chaos in collective dynamics of nuclei (26th September 2014) [ppt]
Kazimierz Dolny, Poland
[21]
P. Stránský, M. Macek, P. Cejnar
Excited-state quantum phase transitions in systems with two degrees of freedom: Level density, level dynamics, thermal properties
Annals of Physics 345, 73 (2014) [abstract]

Researcher (April 2014 - June 2014)

Researcher (Investigador asociado "C" de tiempo completo) - Mexico (April 2013 - March 2014)

Instituto de Ciencias Nucleares
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Apartado Postal 70-543, CP 04510 México D.F., Mexico
[P8]
P. Cejnar, P. Stránský
Understanding chaos via nuclei
Latin-American school of physics Marcos Moshinsky ELAF: Nonlinear Dynamics in Hamiltonian Systems, ed. R. Bijker, O. Castanos, R. Jáuregui, R. Lemus, O. Rosas-Ortiz
(AIP Conference Proceedings 1575, 2013), p. 23
[P7]
P. Stránský, R. Bijker, A. Frank
Collective description of the prolate-shape predominance in nuclear deformance
Capture Gamma-Ray Spectroscopy and Related Topics, ed. P.E. Garrett, B, Hadinia
(World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., 2013), p. 21
October 2013
    - November 2013
Working visit
Seminar: Excited-state quantum phase transitions in systems with few degrees of freedom [ppt]
Mathematical Modelling Lab, Faculty of Engineering and Environment
Northumbria University
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
4th October 2013
Lunch Nuclear
Seminar: Excited-state quantum phase transitions in systems with few degrees of freedom [ppt]
Instituto de Física
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Apartado Postal 70-543, CP 04510 México D.F., Mexico
September 2013
Working visit
The Racah Institute of Physics
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Jerusalem 91904, Israel
July 2013 Seminar: Riemannian geometry criterion for classical chaos (30th July 2013) [ppt] [proceedings]
Colegio Nacional, Mexico City, Mexico
[20]
E. Landa, Irving O. Morales, P. Stránský, A. Frank
Manifestation of scale invariance in the spectral fluctuations of random matrices
Physical Review E 87, 032919 (2013) [abstract]

Postdoctoral position - Italy (November 2011 - November 2012)

[19]
M.J. Ermamatov, P.C. Srivastava, P. Fraser, P. Stránský
Ground-state, β and K = 11/2- γ bands in 163, 165Er
The European Physical Journal A 48, 123 (2012) [abstract]
May 2012 Order-to-chaos transition in the Geometric Collective Model using Geometric Criteria (17th May 2012) [pdf]
Cocoyoc, Mexico
April 2012
Complexity and multidiscipline: new approaches to health
Interplay between regularity and chaos in simple physical systems (18th April 2012) [ppt]
Instituto de Ciencias Nucleares, UNAM
Mexico
[18]
M.J. Ermamatov, P.C. Srivastava, P. Fraser, P. Stránský, I.O. Morales
Coriolis contribution to excited states of deformed 163Dy and 173Yb nuclei with multiple mass parameters
Physical Review C 85, 034307 (2012) [abstract]
February 2012 Darmstadtium Conference Center
Darmstadt, Germany
13th January 2012
ECT* Seminar
Chaotic dynamics and quantum state patterns in collective models of nuclei [ppt]
European centre for Theoretical Studies in Nuclear Physics and Related Areas (ECT*)
Strada delle Tabarelle 286, Villazzano (TN), Italy

Postdoctoral position - Mexico (November 2009 - October 2011)

Instituto de Ciencias Nucleares
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Apartado Postal 70-543, CP 04510 México D.F., Mexico
[17]
P. Cejnar, P. Stránský, M. Macek
Regular and Chaotic Collective Models in Nuclei
Nuclear Physics News 21, No. 4, 22 (2011) [abstract]
[16]
P. Stránský, R. Bijker, A. Frank
On prolate shape predominance in nuclear deformation
Journal of Physics: Conference Series 322, 012018 (2011) [abstract]
September 2011
XXI Foro de Física
Lecture: Double pendulum: From regularity to chaos and back again (19th September 2011) [ppt]
Universidad Juárez Autónoma de Tabasco
Cunduacán, Tabasco, Mexico
August 2011
    - September 2011
Talk: What drives nuclei to be prolate? (29th August 2011) [ppt]
University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
[15]
E. Landa, I.O. Morales, R. Fossion, P. Stránský, V. Velázquez, J.C. López Vieyra, A. Frank
Criticality and long-range correlations in time series in classical and quantum systems
Physical Review E 84, 016224 (2011) [abstract]
[14]
I.O. Morales, E. Landa, P. Stránský, A. Frank
Improved unfolding by detrending of statistical fluctuations in quantum spectra
Physical Review E 84, 016203 (2011) [abstract]
[P6]
P. Stránský, M. Macek, P. Cejnar, A. Frank, R. Fossion, E. Landa
Manifestation of chaos in collective models of nuclei
Chaos Theory: Modeling, Simulation and Application, ed. Ch.H. Skiadas, I. Dimotikalis, Ch. Skiadas
(World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., Singapore, 2011), p. 406
[P5]
E. Landa, I.O. Morales, P. Stránský, R. Fossion, V. Velázquez, J.C. López Vieyra, A. Frank
Scale invariance in chaotic time series: Classical and quantum examples
Chaos Theory: Modeling, Simulation and Application, ed. Ch.H. Skiadas, I. Dimotikalis, Ch. Skiadas
(World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., Singapore, 2011), p. 247
[13]
P. Cejnar, M. Macek, P. Stránský
Symmetry vs. Chaos in Collective Dynamics
International Journal of Modern Physics E 20, 213 (2011) [abstract]
June 2011 Organizing of 7a Escuela Mexicana de Física Nuclear
Libertad Barron Pallos, Ernesto Belmont, David Lizcano Cabrera, Sergio Lerma, Pavel Stránský
Instituto de Ciencias Nucleares, UNAM
Instituto de Física, UNAM
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Nucleares
Mexico
January 2011 Talk: Why nuclei are prolate: Deformation as a collective effect (7th January 2011) [ppt] [proceedings]
Cocoyoc, Mexico
[12]
P. Stránský, M. Macek, P. Cejnar, A. Frank, R. Fossion, E. Landa
Chaotic dynamics in collective models of nuclei
Journal of Physics: Conference Series 239, 012002 (2010) [abstract]
[11]
M. Macek, J. Dobeš, P. Stránský, P. Cejnar
Regularity-Induced Separation of Intrinsic and Collective Dynamics
Physical Review Letters 105, 072503 (2010) [abstract]
[P4]
R. Fossion, E. Landa, P. Stránský, V. Velázquez, J.C. López Vieyra, I. Garduno, D. Garcia, A. Frank
Scale invariance as a symmetry in physical and biological systems: listening to photons, bubbles and heartbeats
Symmetries in Nature, ed. L. Benet, P.O. Hess, J.M. Torres, K.B. Wolf
(AIP Conference Proceedings 1323, 2010), p. 74
13th August 2010
Lunch Nuclear
Seminar: Chaotic dynamics and patterns in quantum states in collective models of nuclei [ppt]
Instituto de Física
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Apartado Postal 70-543, CP 04510 México D.F., Mexico
August 2010 Colegio Nacional, Mexico City, Mexico
June 2010
Chaos 2010: 3rd Conference on Chaotic Modeling, Simulation and Application
Talk: Manifestation of chaos in collective models of nuclei (3rd June 2010) [ppt] [proceedings]
Chania, Crete, Greece
April 2010
Working visit
Seminar: Manifestation of chaos in simple Hamiltonian systems (21th April 2010) [ppt]
Instituto de Estructura de la Materia
Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CTIC)
Calle de Serrano 123, Madrid, Spain
12th March 2010
Seminario de Óptica Cuántica
Seminar: Classical and quantum chaos in simple Hamiltonian systems:
Measurement, visualization and the classical-quantum correspondence
[ppt]
Facultad de Ciencias
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Apartado Postal 70-543, CP 04510 México D.F., Mexico
January 2010 Talk: Chaotic dynamics in collective models of nuclei (5th January 2010) [ppt] [proceedings]
Cocoyoc, Mexico
September 2009 Talk: Quantum chaos and peres lattices for 0+ states in the geometric collective model (16th September 2009) [ppt]
Istanbul, Turkey

PhD degree (October 2004 - June 2009)

18th June 2009
Defence of the PhD thesis
Classical and quantum chaos in atomic nuclei [pdf] [abstract] [ppt]
Supervisor: Pavel Cejnar
[10]
M. Macek, P. Stránský, P. Cejnar
Peres lattices in nuclear structure
International Journal of Modern Physics E 18, 1058 (2009) [abstract] [arXiv]
[9]
P. Cejnar, P. Stránský, M. Macek
Quantum phase transitions and nuclear structure
International Journal of Modern Physics E 18, 965 (2009) [abstract]
[8]
P. Stránský, P. Hruška, P. Cejnar
Quantum chaos in the nuclear collective model: Peres lattices
Physical Review E 79, 066201 (2009) [abstract] [arXiv]
[7]
P. Stránský, P. Hruška, P. Cejnar
Quantum chaos in the nuclear collective model: Classical-quantum correspondence
Physical Review E 79, 046202 (2009) [abstract] [arXiv]
[P3]
P. Stránský, M. Macek, P. Cejnar, J. Dobeš
Peres lattices in nuclear structure and beyond
Capture Gamma-Ray Spectroscopy and Related Topics, ed. A. Blazhev, J. Jolie, N. Warr, A. Zilges
(AIP Conference Proceedings 1090, 2009), p. 174
[P2]
P. Cejnar, P. Stránský
Quantum phase transitions for excited states
Capture Gamma-Ray Spectroscopy and Related Topics, ed. A. Blazhev, J. Jolie, N. Warr, A. Zilges
(AIP Conference Proceedings 1090, 2009), p. 169
March 2009 Talk: Quantum chaos in the collective dynamics of nuclei (18th March 2009) [ppt]
Bochum, Germany
October 2008
Working visit
Seminar: Classical and quantum chaos in the geometric collective model (21th October 2008) [ppt]
Institut für Kernphysik
Universität zu Köln, Germany
September 2008 Kazimierz Dolny, Poland
August 2008 Talk: Peres lattices in nuclear structure and beyond (26th August 2008) [ppt] [proceedings]
Institut für Kernphysik
Universität zu Köln, Germany
July 2008 Lindau, Germany
[6]
P. Cejnar, P. Stránský
Impact of quantum phase transitions on excited level dynamics
Physical Review E 78, 031130 (2008) [abstract]
14th November 2007
Seminar IPNP
Classical and quantum chaos in two-dimensional quartic oscillators [ppt]
Institute of Particle and Nuclear Physics
Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Charles University in Prague
V Holešovičkách 2, Prague 8, Czech Republic
October 2007
    - June 2008
Institute of Particle and Nuclear Physics
Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Charles University in Prague
V Holešovičkách 2, Prague 8, Czech Republic
[5]
M. Macek, P. Cejnar, P. Stránský
Order and chaos in the interacting boson model
Physics of Atomic Nuclei 70, vol. 9, 1592 (2007) [abstract]
[4]
P. Stránský, P. Cejnar, M. Macek
Order and chaos in the geometric collective model
Physics of Atomic Nuclei 70, vol. 9, 1572 (2007) [abstract]
[3]
M. Macek, P. Stránský, P. Cejnar, S. Heinze, J. Jolie, J. Dobeš
Classical and quantum properties of the semiregular arc inside the Casten triangle
Physical Review C 75, 064318 (2007) [abstract]
July 2007 Villa Monastero, Varenna, Italy
March 2007
    - June 2007
Seminar: Order and chaos in the geometric collective model (20th March 2007) [ppt]
European centre for Theoretical Studies in Nuclear Physics and Related Areas (ECT*)
Strada delle Tabarelle 286, Villazzano (TN), Italy
[2]
P. Stránský, M. Kurian, P. Cejnar
Classical chaos in the geometric collective model
Physical Review C 74, 6342 (2006) [abstract]
[P1]
P. Cejnar, M. Macek, P. Stránský, M. Kurian
Regular and chaotic nuclear vibrations
Capture Gamma-Ray Spectroscopy and Related Topics, ed. A. Woehr, A. Aprahamian
(AIP Conference Proceedings 819, 2006), p. 487
June 2006 Talk: Classical chaos in geometric collective model (16th June 2006) [ppt] [proceedings]
Bogoliubov Laboratory of Theoretical Physics
Joint Institute for Nuclear Research
Dubna, Russia
May 2006
    - June 2006
Working visit
Seminar: Classical chaos in geometric collective model (31th May 2006) [ppt]
European Centre for Theoretical Studies in Nuclear Physics and Related Areas (ECT*)
Strada delle Tabarelle 286, Villazzano (TN), Italy
January 2006
    - November 2006
Radiological physicist
Thomayer's Hospital
Vídeňská 800, Prague 4, Czech Republic
June 2005 Talk: Analysis of the human EEG data (9th June 2005) [ppt]
Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Charles University in Prague
V Holešovičkách 2, Prague 8, Czech Republic
November 2004
    - December 2005
Programming and web developing
WAK System s.r.o.
Petržílkova 2564/21, Prague 5, Czech Republic

Master degree (1998 - 2004)

3rd June 2004
Defence of the Diploma thesis
Phase transitions in geometric and bosonic nuclear structure models [pdf]
Supervisor: Pavel Cejnar
[1]
P. Cejnar, P.Stránský
Regular and chaotic vibrations of deformed nuclei with increasing gamma-rigidity
Physical Review Letters 93, 102502 (2004) [abstract]
January 2002
    - June 2003
Assistant in the physical practicum
Institute of Chemical Technology
Technická 5, Prague 6, Czech Republic

Grammar School (1994 - 1998)

Grammar School of Johannes Kepler
Parléřova 2, Prague 6, Czech Republic
July 1998
29. International Physics Olympiad
Reykjavík, Iceland