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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
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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 and twenty scientific publications including five books and received research support from the National Science Foundation and the National Academy of Sciences. Dr. Litvin has been awarded an Amoco Foundation Outstanding Teaching Award for excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level, a Penn State Berks Outstanding Teaching Award, and a Penn State Berks Outstanding Researcher 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, on Magnetic Structures, and a consultant to the Commission on Mathematical and Theoretical Crystallography of the IUCr: The International Union of Crystallography.

Most Recent Publications:

"Magnetic Group Tables: 1- , 2-, and 3-Dimensional Magnetic Subperiodic Groups and Magnetic Space Groups," International Union of Crystallography, Chichester, United Kingdom (2013).

"On physical property tensors invariant under line groups," Acta Crystallographica A70 138-142 (2014).