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19th International Chromatography School

Zagreb, Croatia, 9. and 10. June 2016.

Zagreb, Croatia.
10 - 11 June 2019


About employee

prof. dr. sc. Helena Otmačić Ćurković

Title: Full professor

Public phone number:
01 4597 117
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Department of Electrochemistry
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Employed in this institution since:

Published papers recorded in the Croatian Scientific Bibliography Database (CROSBI)

List of select publications

1.Mikić, Dajana; Osrečak, Magdalena; Finšgar, Matjaž; Bafti, Arijeta; Otmačić Ćurković, Helena The influence of bronze composition on the protective properties of phosphonic acid films // Colloids and surfaces. A, Physicochemical and engineering aspects, 689 (2024), 133744, 16. doi: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2024.133744

2. Kapitanović, Angela; Kokot, Tea; Otmačić Ćurković, Helena Bronze corrosion protection by bilayer systems: Self-assembled monolayers of phosphonic acid/waterborne acrylic coating // Progress in organic coatings, 186 (2024), 107984-107984. doi: 10.1016/j.porgcoat.2023.107984

3. Kapitanović, Angela; Otmačić Ćurković, Helena The influence of phosphonic acid pretreatment on the bronze corrosion protection by waterborne coating // Journal of solid state electrochemistry, 27 (2023), 7; 1861-1875. doi: 10.1007/s10008-023-05490-1

4.Mikić, Dajana; Otmačić Ćurković, Helena Protection of patinated bronze with long-chain phosphonic acid/organic coating combined system // Materials, 16 (2023), 4; 1660, 15. doi: 10.3390/ma16041660

5. Mikić, Dajana ; Otmačić Ćurković, Helena ; Hosseinpour, Saman Bronze corrosion protection by long-chain phosphonic acids // Corrosion science, 205 (2022), 110445, 13. doi: 10.1016/j.corsci.2022.110445

6. Kapitanović, Angela ; Otmačić Ćurković, Helena The effect of corrosion conditions on aging of artificial patina on three bronzes // Coatings, 12 (2022), 7; 936, 16. doi: 10.3390/coatings12070936

7. Ćurković, Lidija ; Otmačić Ćurković, Helena ; Žmak, Irena ; Kerolli Mustafa, Mihone ; Gabelica, Ivana Corrosion behavior of amorphous sol–gel TiO2–ZrO2 nano thickness film on stainless steel // Coatings, 11 (2021), 8; 988, 14. doi: 10.3390/coatings11080988

8.Zibar Belašić, Tihana ; Pejova, Biljana ; Otmačić Ćurković, Helena ; Kamenar, Ervin ; Četenović, Bojana ; Špalj, Stjepan Influence of intraoral application of antiseptics and fluorides during orthodontic treatment on corrosion and mechanical characteristics of nickel-titanium alloy in orthodontic appliances // Angle orthodontist, 91 (2021), 4; 528-537. doi: 10.2319/052620-480.1

9.Mikić, Dajana ; Otmačić Ćurković, Helena ; Kosec, Tadeja ; Peko, Neven An electrochemical and spectroscopic study of surfaces on bronze sculptures exposed to urban environment // Materials, 14 (2021), 8; 2063, 17. doi: 10.3390/ma14082063

List of select projects

Leader of international scientific project

1. Development of ecollogicaly acceptable methods for protection of bronze artifacts, Bilateral Croatian - Slovenian project, 2010-2011.

2. Self-assembled monolayers of organic molecules as corrosion inhibitors in marine environment, Bilateral Croatian - German project, 2015-2016.

3.  Influence of heteroatoms on efficiency of copper corrosion inhibition in marine environment, Bilateral Croatian - Slovenian project, 2016-2017.


Leader of domestic scientific project

1.  New non-toxic metal corrosion inhibitors 125-1252973-2572, Ministry of Science and Technology, Republic of Croatia, 2011-2013.

2.  Ecollogicaly acceptable  protection of metallic structures exposed to sea environment, 2012-2015., Croatian Science Foundation

3. Development of New Solutions for Characterization and Protection of Bronze Cultural Heritage Exposed to Outdoor Environment, IP-2019-04-5030, 2020.-2024., Croatian Science Foundation