About jeremylevy

Jeremy Levy is a Distinguished Professor of condensed matter physics at the University of Pittsburgh and Director of the Pittsburgh Quantum Institute. He works on oxide materials, nanoelectronics, and quantum computation and simulation.

Swing-Dancing Electron Pairs

2019-02-19T11:39:18+00:00
02/19
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Superconductors

Superconductors are materials that permit electrical current to flow without energy loss. Their amazing properties form the basis for MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) devices and high-speed maglev trains, as well as emerging technologies such as quantum computers. At the heart of all superconductors is the bunching of electrons into pairs. Click the image to learn more about the "dancing" behavior of these electron pairs!

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Swing-Dancing Electron Pairs2019-02-19T11:39:18+00:00

We Blinded Them With Science!

2017-06-15T17:53:03+00:00
06/03
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Physics Demos

(But Not Literally, Because Everyone Wore Safety Goggles) This video showcases the highlights of Jeremy Levy's physics demonstrations for the Investing Now program at the University of Pittsburgh, through which students explored Newton's laws of motion, optical phenomena, and the delicious effects of liquid nitrogen on cream and sugar.

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We Blinded Them With Science!2017-06-15T17:53:03+00:00