**Direct URL:**http://theory.kfkl.cz/staff/carva

# Contact details

Doc. RNDr. Karel Carva, Ph.D.

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# Research interests

**Effects**- Spin-dependent electron transport and other spintronics phenomena, Ultrafast magnetization dynamics, Magnetic ordering**Systems**- Magnetic nanostructures, Graphene, Topological insulators, Disordered systems**Methods**- First principles calculations, Green’s function theory, Linear response theory, Relativistic Quantum Mechanics

# Recent publications

## Regular articles

Lattice dynamics in CePd2Al2 and LaPd2Al2

Sci. Rep.**11**, 20878 (2021)

Ultrafast coherent all-optical switching of an antiferromagnet with the inverse Faraday effect

Phys. Rev. B**104**, L060413 (2021)

Interplay of spin magnetism, orbital magnetism, and atomic structure in layered van der Waals ferromagnet

Phys. Rev. B**103**, 214451 (2021)

## Books and chapters

**Handbook of Magnetic Materials:**Laser-Induced Ultrafast Magnetic Phenomena

Elsevier B.V. (2017),**ISBN:**978-0-444-63927-1**Ultrafast Magnetism I:**Theory of femtosecond laser-induced demagnetization

Springer International Publishing (2015),**ISBN:**978-3-319-07742-0

- See list of all publications by K. Carva

# Recent projects

- Spin current generation on a femtosecond timescale

From 1 January 2015 to 31 December 2017