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Patrick Irvin

University of Pittsburgh
Ph.D. Physics, University of Pittsburgh, 2009

Patrick Irvin received both his B.S. and his Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh, where he worked in the Levy group. He remained in the group as a post doc and is now a research assistant professor.


Low-temperature transport, photonic measurements in semiconductor and oxide nanostructures, microwave spectroscopy of ferroelectric thin films, spectroscopic measurements combining high spectral and temporal resolution. 

Most Cited Publications

"Room-temperature ferroelectricity in strained SrTiO3," JH Haeni, P Irvin, W Chang, R Uecker, P Reiche, YL Li, S Choudhury, W Tian, ME Hawley, B Craigo, AK Tagantsev, XQ Pan, SK Streiffer, LQ Chen, SW Kirchoefer, J Levy, DG Schlom, Nature 430, 758 (2004)
"Rewritable nanoscale oxide photodetector," Patrick Irvin, Yanjun Ma, Daniela F Bogorin, Cheng Cen, Chung Wung Bark, Chad M Folkman, Chang-Beom Eom, Jeremy Levy, Nature Photonics 4, 849 (2010)
"Nanoscale Phenomena in Oxide Heterostructures," Joseph A. Sulpizio, Shahal Ilani, Patrick Irvin, Jeremy Levy, Annual Review of Materials Research 44, 117 (2014)
"Electron pairing without superconductivity," Guanglei Cheng, Michelle Tomczyk, Shicheng Lu, Joshua P. Veazey, Mengchen Huang, Patrick Irvin, Sangwoo Ryu, Hyungwoo Lee , Chang-Beom Eom, C. Stephen Hellberg & Jeremy Levy, Nature 521, 196 (2015)
"Room-temperature electronically-controlled ferromagnetism at the LaAlO3/SrTiO3 interface," Feng Bi, Mengchen Huang, Sangwoo Ryu, Hyungwoo Lee, Chung-Wung Bark, Chang-Beom Eom, Patrick Irvin, Jeremy Levy, Nature Communications 5, 5019 (2014)

Recent Publications

"Strong Aharonov-Bohm quantum interference in simply connected LaAlO 3/SrTiO 3 structures," Irvin, Patrick, Hyungwoo Lee, Jung-Woo Lee, Megan Briggeman, Shicheng Lu, Anil Annadi, Guanglei Cheng et al. Physical Review B 100, no. 16 (2019): 161103.
"Pascal conductance series in ballistic one-dimensional LaAlO $ _3 $/SrTiO $ _3 $ channels," Briggeman, Megan, Michelle Tomczyk, Binbin Tian, Hyungwoo Lee, Jung-Woo Lee, Yuchi He, Anthony Tylan-Tyler et al.  arXiv preprint arXiv:1909.05698 (2019).
"Coupled Nanowires: Long‐Range Non‐Coulombic Electron–Electron Interactions between LaAlO3/SrTiO3 Nanowires (Adv. Mater. Interfaces 15/2019)," Tang, Yuhe, Anthony Tylan‐Tyler, Hyungwoo Lee, Jung‐Woo Lee, Michelle Tomczyk, Mengchen Huang, Chang‐Beom Eom, Patrick Irvin, and Jeremy Levy. Advanced Materials Interfaces 6, no. 15 (2019): 1970098.
"Long-Range Non-Coulombic Electron-Electron Interactions between LaAIO3/SrTiO3 Nanowires,"  Y Tang, A Tylan-Tyler, H Lee, JW Lee, M Tomczyk, M Huang, CB Eom, P Irvin, and J Levy.  Advanced Materials Interfaces (2019)
Over 100-THz bandwidth selective difference frequency generation at LaAlO 3 /SrTiO 3 nanojunctions Chen, L., Sutton, E., Lee, H., (...), Irvin, P., Levy, J.  Light: Science and Applications 8(1),24 (2019)