Patrick Irvin

  • Research Professor
226 Allen Hall
(412) 624-8886


Patrick's research interest is low-temperature transport, photonic measurements in semiconductor and oxide nanostructures, microwave spectroscopy of ferroelectric thin films, spectroscopic measurements combining high spectral and temporal resolution.

Selected Publications

Most Cited Publications: 
  1. "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)
  2. "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)
  3. "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)
  4. "Nanoscale Phenomena in Oxide Heterostructures," Joseph A. Sulpizio, Shahal Ilani, Patrick Irvin, Jeremy Levy, Annual Review of Materials Research 44, 117 (2014)
  5. "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)
Recent Publications: 
  1. "Physics of SrTiO3-based heterostructures and nanostructures: a review," Yun-Yi Pai, Anthony Tylan-Tyler, Patrick Irvin, Jeremy Levy, arXiv:1702.07690
  2. "Dissipationless transport of electrons and Cooper pairs in an electron waveguide," Anil Annadi, Shicheng Lu, Hyungwoo Lee, Jung-Woo Lee, Guanglei Cheng, Anthony Tylan-Tyler, Megan Briggeman, Michelle Tomczyk, Mengchen Huang, David Pekker, Chang-Beom Eom, Patrick Irvin, Jeremy Levy, arXiv:1611.05127
  3. "LaAlO3/SrTiO3: a tale of two magnetisms," Yun-Yi Pai, Anthony Tylan-Tyler, Patrick Irvin, Jeremy Levy, arXiv:1610.00789
  4. "Method for Transferring High-Mobility CVD-Grown Graphene with Perfluoropolymers," Jianan Li, Jen-Feng Hsu, Hyungwoo Lee, Shivendra Tripathi, Qing Guo, Lu Chen, Mengchen Huang, Shonali Dhingra, Jung-Woo Lee, Chang-Beom Eom, Patrick Irvin, Jeremy Levy,Brian D'Urso, arXiv:1606.08802
  5. "Tunable electron-electron interactions in LaAlO3/SrTiO3 nanostructures," Guanglei Cheng, Michelle Tomczyk, Alexandre B. Tacla, Hyungwoo Lee, Shicheng Lu, Josh P. Veazey, Mengchen Huang, Patrick Irvin, Sangwoo Ryu, Chang-Beom Eom, Andrew Daley, David Pekker, Jeremy Levy, Phys. Rev. X 6, 041042 (2016)