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Daniel LitvinDistinguished Professor of Physics

D.Sc., Physics, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology Haifa, Israel, 1971

M.Sc., Physics, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology Haifa, Israel, 1967

B.Sc., Physics, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology Haifa, Israel, 1965

Teaching Certificate, University of British Columbia Vancouver, Canada, 1977

e-mail: u3c@psu.edu
Phone: 610-396-6144
Fax: 610-396-6024
Office: 122c Luerssen Building


Dr. Daniel B. Litvin is a Distinguished Professor of Physics in the Eberly College of Science. He has published over one hundred scientific publications including three books and, as principle investigator, received over fifteen years of research grant support from the National Science Foundation. Dr. Litvin has been awarded an Amoco Foundation Outstanding Teaching Award for excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level, and a Penn State Berks Outstanding Teaching Award.

His current research interests include the symmetry based prediction of physical properties of crystals and group theoretical applications in physics and crystallography. He is a member of the Commissions on Crystallographic Nomenclature, on International Tables and on Mathematical and Theoretical Crystallography of the IUCr: The International Union of Crystallography.

Most Recent Publications:

"Tensor Distinction of Domains in Ferroic Crystals"  European Physics Journal B71 315-320 (2009).

"International Tables For Crystallography: Volume E: Subperiodic Group Symmetry, Second Edition" (with V. Kopsky), International Union of Crystallography, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, United Kingdom (2010).