prof. Ing. Zdeněk Janout, CSc.

prof. Ing. Zdeněk Janout, CSc.

Institute of Experimental and Applied Physics

Personal data

July 9, 1935, Rokycany, Czech Republic,


  • 1960 Graduated in nuclear physics, Faculty of Technical and Nuclear Physics, CTU
  • 1971 Candidate of science in physics (postgraduate studies Ph.D.)
    Thesis: Study of N-N elstic scattering
  • 1977 Associated Professor: Habilitation thesis: Measurements of the polarization of protons in pion-proton backward elastic scattering
  • 1995 Professor of Experimental Physics

Former activity:

  • 1960-62 assistant lecturer FNSPE CTU
  • 1962-77 senior lecturer FNSPE CTU
  • 1977-95 associated professor
  • from 1995 professor

Main research activities and interests:

  • 1959-1962 study of the inelastic scattering of neutrons by nuclei on cascade generator, IPN CSAS, Prague-Hostivar
  • 1963-1964 methodical measurement of the angular gamma-gamma correlation, IPN CSAS, Rez near Prague
  • 1965-1968 study of the polarization effects in N-N elastic scattering on synchrocyclotron 660 MeV at JINR Dubna
  • 1969-1972 study of the polarization of hadrons in hadron-proton elastic scattering on synchrotron 28 GeV at CERN
  • 1973-1990 study of the decay of oriented radioactive nuclei on the SPIN facility at JINR Dubna
  • 1978-1995 - applied nuclear spectroscopy (analytical applications of the high-energy prompt gamma-rays arising from the radiation capture or inelastic scattering of neutrons by atomic nuclei), - radon and daughter products monitoring
  • 1990-2002 study of the polarization parameters of nucleons in N-N elastic scattering on synchrotron Saturne II at LNS Saclay

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