Dr. Ing. Kateřina Macounová

Dipl. Ing. (equivalent to MSc.) in Physical Chemistry 1993, Prague Institute of Chemical Technology

Dr. (equivalent to PhD.) in Physical Chemistry, 1997, J. Heyrovsky Institute of Physical Chemistry, Prague

1997 Postdoctoral Associate, Laboratory of Bioorganic Electrosynthesis and Electroanalysis, University of Blaise Pascal in Clermont-Ferrand, France

1998-2000 Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Bioengineering, University of Washington, Seattle, USA.

Research interests

Electrocatalytic behavior of nanosized oxides
In-situ vibration spectroscopy
Electrochemistry in microfluidic channels


  1. K. Kratochvilová, I. Hoskovcová, J. Jirkovský, J. Klíma, J. Ludvík: "A Spectroelectrochemical Study of Chemisorption, Anodic Polymerization and Degradation of Salicylic Acid on Conductors and Titanium Dioxide surfaces", Electrochim. Acta., 40, 2603 (1995).
  2. L. Kavan, K. Kratochvilová, M. Grätzel: "Study of Nanocrystalline Titanium Dioxide (Anatas) Electrode in Accumulation Regime", J. Electroanal. Chem., 394, 93 (1995).
  3. K. Kratochvilová, J. Klíma, J. Ludvík: " Photoanodic Reaction of Organic Substances at Different TiO2 Surfaces", Chem. Listy, 89, 470 (1995).
  4. P. Krtil, L. Kavan, I. Hoskovcová, K. Kratochvilová: "Anodic Oxidation of Dimethyl Sulfoxide Based Electrolyte Solutions. An In Situ FTIR Study", J. Appl. Electrochem., 26, 523 (1996).
  5. K. Micka, K. Kratochvilová, J. Klíma: "Electrolysis at a Disc Electrode in a Thin Electrolyte Layer", Electrochim. Acta , 42, 1005 (1997).
  6. P. Krtil, L. Kavan, K. Macounová: "(Photo)anodic Decomposition of 3-Methyl Oxazolidin-2-one. An In-Situ FTIR Study", J. Electroanal. Chem., 433, 187 (1997) .
  7. J. Klíma, K. Kratochvilová, J. Ludvík: "FTIR-Spectro-electrochemical Cel With Adjustable Solution Layer Thickness. Chronoamperometric Curves at Photoexcited TiO2 polycrystalline Electrodes", J. Electroanal. Chem, 427, 57 (1997).

  8. H. Krýsová, J. Krýsa, K. Macounová, J. Jirkovský: "Photocatalytic Degradation of Diuron [3-(3,4-Dichlorophenyl)-1,1-Dimethyl-Urea]on the Layer of TiO2 Particles in the Batch Mode Plate Film Reactor", J. Chem. Technol. Biotechnol., 72(2), 169 (1998).
  9. K. Macounová, J. Klíma, C. Degrand: "Ultrasound-Assisted Anodic Oxidation of Diuron", J. Electroanal. Chem., 457, 141 (1998).
  10. K. Macounová, C. R. Cabrera, M. R. Holl, P. Yager: "Generation of Natural pH Gradients in Microfluidic Channels for Use in Isoelectric Focusing", Anal. Chem., 72(16), 3745 (2000).
  11. K. Macounová, C. R. Cabrera, P. Yager: "Concentration and Separation of Proteins in Microfluidic Channels on the Basis of Transverse IEF", Anal. Chem., 73(2), 1627 (2001).
  12. K. Macounová, J. Urban, Krýsa, J. Jirkovský, J. Ludvík: "Photodegradation of Metamitron (4-amino-6-phenyl-3-methyl-1,2,4-triazin-5(4H)-one) on TiO2", J. Photochem. Photobiol. A. Chem. 140, 93 (2001).
  13. J. Rathouský, M. Slabová, K. Macounová, A. Zukal: "Organized Mesoporous Titanium Dioxide - A Powerful Photocatalyst for the Removal of Water Pollutants", Nanoporous Materials I, 141, 599 (2002).
  14. K. Macounová, H. Krýsová, J. Ludvík, J. Jirkovský: " Kinetics of Photocatalytic Degradation of Diuron in Aqueous Colloidal Solutions of Q-TiO2 Particles", J. Photochem. Photobiol. A. Chem., 156, 273 (2003).
  15. M. V. Makarova, K. Macounová, P. Krtil: "The optical and electrochemical properties of nanosized ZnO prepared from peroxide precursors", Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry, 10, 320 (2006).
  16. J. Jirkovský, K. Macounová, P. Krtil, S. Záliš: "Raman spectroscopy of nanocrystalline Li-Ti-O spinels and comparative DFT calculations on TiyOz and LixTiyOz clusters", Coll. Czech. Chem. Comm. , 72, 171 (2007).
  17. K. Macounová, A. Trojánek, M. V. Makarova, P. Krtil: "Electrochemical behavior of nanocrystalline Ru0.8Me0.2O2-x (Me=Fe,Co,Ni) oxide electrodes in double-layer region", J. Electrochem. Soc., 154, A1077 (2007).
  18. M. V. Makarova, J. Jirkovský, M. Klementová, I. Jirka, K. Macounová, P. Krtil: "The electrocatalytic behavior of Ru0.8Co0.2O2-x - the effect of particle shape and surface composition", J. Electrochem. Acta, 53, 2656 (2008).
  19. M. K. Macounová, V. Makarova, J. Jirkovský,J. Franc, P. Krtil: "Parallel oxygen and chlorine evolution on Ru1-xNixO2-y nanostructured electrodes", Electrochim. Acta , 53, 6126 (2008).
  20. M. K. Macounová, J. Jirkovský, V. Makarova, P. Krtil: "Oxygen evolution on Ru1-xNixO2-y nanocrystalline electrodes", J. Solid State Electrochem., in press (2008).
  21. M. K. Macounová, V. Makarova, J. Franc, J. Jirkovský, P. Krtil: "The influence of oxygen on reactivity of Ru1-xFexO2-y doped materials", J. Solid State Electrochem. , submitted (2008).

© 2002 Ing. Petr Krtil, CSc.