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

# Contact details

RNDr. Karel Carva, Ph.D.

researcher

# 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

Transport theory for femtosecond laser-induced spin-transfer torques

J. Phys.: Cond. Matter**30**, 115801 (2018)

Beyond a phenomenological description of magnetostriction

Nature Comm.**9**, 388 (2018)

Magnetic and electronic transport properties of some tunnel junctions with AgBr symmetry-filter barriers

Comp. Mat. Sci.**141**, 313 (2018)

## 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