doc. RNDr. Karel Carva, Ph.D.
 Group
 Theoretical Physics Group
 Phone
 95155 1397
 Karel.Carva@mff.cuni.cz
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 Teaching Schedule Exams
 Supervised and assigned theses
 Room / building

F 054,
ground floor,
Ke Karlovu 5,
Ke Karlovu 2026/5, Praha 2  ORCID
 0000000222751986
 ResearcherID
 A37032008
 Scopus
 56055065800
Research Activities
 Theory of condensed matter phenomena: Magnetism, Spindependent electron transport and other spintronics phenomena, Magnetization dynamics, Nonequilibrium states, Ultrafast processes.
 Employed methods: First principles calculations (density functional theory), Green’s function theory, Linear response theory, Atomistic spin dynamics.
 Studied systems: Graphene, Lowdimensional magnetic systems and nanostructures, Topological insulators, Magnetic materials driven out of equilibrium.
Education
1997–2003 Master of
Science degree in Theoretical Physics, Charles University, Faculty of
Mathematics and Physics, Prague.
2003–2007 Doctor of
Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in Physics of Condensed Matter and Material Research,
Charles University, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Prague. Defended thesis
Spindependent transport in layered magnetic nanostructures
Professional career
2007–2009 Postdoc, Uppsala University, Dept. of
Physics and Materials Science, Uppsala
2009–2020 Research
fellow, Charles University, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Prague.
Habilitation thesis Magnetization dynamics in solids studied by microscopic
theory methods defended in 2020
2021 Associate professor
(docent), Charles University, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Prague.
Publication activity (31.3.2023)
 Papers in refereed journals with impact factor: 81
 Citations: over 2200, hindex: 23