skip to content

Peer-reviewed publications


  • I. Císařová, P. Becker, I. Matulková, I. Němec, P. Němec, L. Bohatý: Two new polar antimony(III) tartrates with unusual structural building units. Cryst. Res. Technol. 2023 (2023) 2300194.
  • S. Biesenkamp, K. Schmalzl, P. Becker, L. Bohatý, M. Braden: Multiferroic domain relaxation in (NH4)2[FeCl5(H2O)]. Phys. Rev. B 108 (2023) 094417.
  • P. Warzanowski, M. Magnaterra, P. Stein, G. Schlicht, Q. Faure, Ch.J. Sahle, T. Lorenz, P. Becker, L. Bohatý, M. Moretti Sala, G. Monaco, P.H.M. van Loosdrecht, M. Grüninger: Electronic excitations in 5d4 J = 0 Os4+ halides studied by resonant inelastic x-ray scattering and optical spectroscopy. Phys. Rev. B 108 (2023) 125120.
  • P. Stein, T.C. Koethe, L. Bohatý, P. Becker, M. Grüninger, P.H.M. van Loosdrecht: Local symmetry breaking and low-energy continuum in K2ReCl. Phys. Rev. B 107 (2023) 214301.


  • C.P. Grams, D. Brüning, S. Kopatz, T. Lorenz, P. Becker, L. Bohatý, J. Hemberger: Observation of chiral solitons in LiCuVO4. Commun. Physics 5 (2022) 37 (7 pp).

  • X. Wang, R. Sharma, P. Becker, L. Bohatý, T. Lorenz: Single-crystal study of the honeycomb XXZ magnet BaCo2(PO4)2 in magnetic fields. Phys. Rev. Materials 7 (2022) 024402


  • L. Bohatý, O. Lux, H.-J. Eichler, H. Rhee, A.A. Kaminskii, P. Becker: Stimulated Raman scattering (SRS) in α-AlOOH (Diaspore). Cryst. Res. Technol. 56 (2021) 2100055 (10 pp.).

  • D. Brüning, T. Fröhlich, D. Gorkov, I. Císařová, Y. Skourski, L. Rossi, B. Bryant, S. Wiedmann, M. Meven, A. Ushakov, S. V. Streltsov, D. Khomskii, P. Becker, L. Bohatý, M. Braden, M., T. Lorenz:  Multiple field-induced phases in the frustrated triangular magnet Cs3Fe2Br9. Phys. Rev. B 104 (2021) 064418 (12pp.).

  • S. Biesenkamp, D. Gorkov, W. Schmidt, K. Schmalzl, Y. Sidis, P. Becker, L. Bohatý, M. Braden: Chiral order and multiferroic domain relaxation in NaFeGe2O6. Phys. Rev. B 104 (2021) 174405 (12pp.).

  • S. Biesenkamp, D. Gorkov, D. Brüning, A. Bertin, T. Fröhlich, X. Fabrèges, A. Gukasov, M. Meven, P. Becker, L. Bohatý, T. Lorenz, M. Braden:
    Single Crystal investigations on the multiferroic material LiFe(WO4)2. Phys. Rev. B 103 (2021) 134412 (10 pp.).

  • I. Němec, I. Matulková, W. Krumbe, L. Andersen, I. Císařová, J. Kroupa, P. Němec, L. Bohatý, P. Becker:
    Linear and nonlinear optical properties, pyroelectricity and vibrational spectroscopy of polar guanidinium hydrogen phosphite, GuH2PO3, and hydrogen selenite, GuHSeO3. Opt. Mater. 111 (2021) 110722 (10 pp).


  • S. Biesenkamp, N. Qureshi, Y. Sidis, P. Becker, L. Bohatý, M. Braden:
    Structural dimerization in the commensurate magnetic phases of NaFe(WO4)2 and MnWO4. Phys. Rev. B 102 (2020) 144429 (10 pp.).
  • D. Brüning, T. Fröhlich, M. Langenbach, T. Leich, M. Meven, P. Becker, L. Bohatý, M. Grüninger, M. Braden, T. Lorenz: Magnetoelectric coupling in the mixed erythrosiderite [(NH4)1-xKx]2[FeCl5(H2O)]. Phys. Rev. B 102 (2020) 054413 (11 pp).
  • A.A. Kaminskii, L. Bohatý, H.J. Eichler, O. Lux, H. Rhee, M. Burianek, P. Becker: Stimulated Raman scattering in melilite-type crystals Ca2MgSi2O7 and Ca2Ga2SiO7. Cryst. Res. Technol. 54 (2020) 2000038 (12 pp).
  • O. Bak, T.S. Holstad, Y. Tan, H. Lu, D.M. Evans, B. Wang, J.P.V. McConville, P. Becker, L. Bohatý, I. Lukyanchuk, V.M. Vinokur, A.T.J. van Helvoort, J.M. Gregg, L.-Q. Chen, D. Meier, A. Gruverman:
    Observation of Unconventional Dynamics of Ferroelectric Domain Walls in Lead Germanate Pb5Ge3O11. Adv. Funct. Mater. 30 (2020), 2000284 (6 pp).


  • Grams, Ch. P., Kopatz, S., Brüning, D., Biesenkamp, S., Becker, P., Bohatý, L., Lorenz, T. & Hemberger, J.: Evidence for polarized nanoregions from the domain dynamics in multiferroic LiCuVO4. Scientific Reports 9 (2019) 4391 (1/9)

  • Bohatý, L., Matulková, I., Císařová, I., Němec, I., Schneeberger, H.,  Kaminskii, A. A. & Becker, P.: Crystal growth, thermal expansion, pyroelectricity and vibrational spectroscopy of barium antimony tartrate trihydrate, Ba[Sb2((+)C4H2O6)2]·3H2O. Optical Materials 91 (2019) 70-79

  • M. Kloda, I. Matulková, I. Císařová, P. Becker, L. Bohatý, P. Němec, R. Gyepes, I. Němec:
    Cocrystals of 2-aminopyrimidine with boric acid - crystal engineering of a novel NLO active crystal. Crystals 9 (2019) 403 (15 pp).
  • L. Bohatý, L. Bayarjargal, L. Andersen, P. Held, P. Becker:
    Triclinic pedial sarcosinium hydrogen L(+)tartrate - crystal growth, pyroelectricity, thermal expansion and linear optical properties. Cryst. Res. Technol. 54 (2019) 1900040 (11 pp).
  • A. Revelli, M. Moretti Sala, G. Monaco, P. Becker, L. Bohatý, M. Hermanns, T. Koethe, T. Fröhlich, P. Warzanowski, T. Lorenz, S.V. Streltsov, P.H.M. Van Loosdrecht, D.I. Khomskii, J. van den Brink, M. Grüninger: Resonant inelastic x-ray incarnation of Young's double-slit experiment Science Advances 5 (2019) eaav4020.


  • T. Fröhlich, J. Stein, L. Bohatý, P. Becker, A. Gukasov, M. Braden: Structural and magnetic phase transitions in Cs2[FeCl5(H2O)]. J. Phys.: Cond. Matter 30 (2018) 295403 (10 pp).
  • A.A. Kaminskii, L. Bohatý, E. Libowitzky, H. Rhee, O. Lux, H.J. Eichler, R. Kleinschrodt, H. Yoneda, A. Shirakawa, P. Becker: Spodumene, α-LiAlSi2O6 – a new natural SRS-active crystal with three χ(3)-promoting vibrational modes. Opt. Materials 78 (2018) 235-246.