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Our mission is to explore novel phenomena in solid state systems in order to provide the physical foundation for future technologies

Our research centers around a number of intersecting areas including:
  • oxide nanoelectronics
  • experimental realizations for quantum computation
  • semiconductor and oxide spintronics
  • quantum transport
  • nanoscale superconductivity
  • nanoscale optics
  • lattice phenomena and ferroelectricity


  • Nanoscale Terahertz, Infrared and Plasmonics Platform Using Graphene—Complex Oxide Heterostructures (ONR N00014-13-1-0806)

  • Single-Electron Mediated Charge, Spin and Lattice Interactions in Oxide Nanostructures (NSF DMR-1104191).
  • Scalable Sensing, Storage and Computation with a Rewritable Oxide Nanoelectronics Platform, (NSF DMR-1124131).
  • Quantum Preservation Simulation and Transfer with Oxide Nanoelectronics (AFOSR-FA9550-10-1-0524)
  • Room-Temperature Spin-Mediated Coupling in Hybrid Magnetic, Organic and Oxide Structures and Devices (ARO W911NF-08-1-0317).
  • Spin-Orbit-Enhanced Functionality in LaAlO3/SrTiO3 Nanostructures (AFOSR-FA9550-12-1-0268)
  •  Quantum Speedup for Turbulent Combustion Simulation (AFOSR FA9550-12-1-0057)

Selected Publications

Recent Announcements

  • Just Published: Writing and Low-Temperature Characterization of Oxide Nanostructures This open-access article is published in the Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE):
    Posted Jul 11, 2014, 8:22 PM by Jeremy Levy
  • Just Published: Non-local piezoresponse of LaAlO3/SrTiO3 heterostructures The hysteretic piezoelectric response in LaAlO3/SrTiO3 heterostructures can provide important insights into the mechanism for interfacial conductance and its metastability under various conditions. We perform piezoresponse force microscopy experiments ...
    Posted Apr 23, 2014, 7:46 AM by Jeremy Levy
  • Just Published: Epitaxial Si encapsulation of highly misfitting SiC quantum dot arrays formed on Si (001) This work examines Si overgrowth to encapsulate 3C-SiC quantum dot arrays epitaxially grownon Si substrates. Using transmission electron microscopy, we show how the crystalline quality of the Si cap ...
    Posted Jan 9, 2014, 7:49 AM by Jeremy Levy
  • Andre' Cassagnes video was inventor of Etch-a-Sketch.
    Posted Dec 27, 2013, 1:27 PM by Jeremy Levy
  • Just published: Direct imaging of LaAlO3/SrTiO3 nanostructures using piezoresponse force microscopy (direct link)The interface between LaAlO3 and TiO2-terminated SrTiO3 can be switched between metastable conductive and insulating states using a conductive atomic force microscope probe. Determination of the nanoscale ...
    Posted Nov 19, 2013, 8:23 AM by Jeremy Levy
  • Just Published: Materials Issues for Quantum Computation Direct LinkMRS BulletinJames N. Eckstein and Jeremy Levy , Guest Editors  The new fi eld of quantum computing uses qubits (quantum bits) in place of classical bits to carry ...
    Posted Oct 18, 2013, 2:24 PM by Caelan Borowiec
  • Just Published: Nonlocal current-voltage characteristics of gated superconducting sketched oxide nanostructures from nonequilibrium superconductivity play a major role in the physics of superconducting nanoelectronics. Notably, charge imbalance arising from the point ...
    Posted Sep 6, 2013, 5:43 AM by Jeremy Levy
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