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Zachary H. Levine (Fed)

Zachary Levine is a physicist with interests in the interaction of radiation and matter.  Projects have included the calculation of linear and higher dielectric functions.  Current projects include x-ray tomography at the micro-scale and the theory of quantum memory.

He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society. He received two Bronze Medals from the Department of Commerce, is a co-recipient of the Silver Medal, and has been recognized as a distinguished reviewer by three scientific societies.

Research projects


  • 2020, Trusted Reviewer, Institute of Physics
  • 2017, Bronze Medal, Department of Commerce
  • 2017, Senior Member, Optical Society of America
  • 2013, Outstanding Referee, American Physical Society
  • 2002, Silver Medal, Department of Commerce
  • 2001,  Fellow & American Physical Society
  • 1999,  Bronze Medal, Department of Commerce


Separation of Peas and Carrots in Boiling Water

Zachary H. Levine
Frozen peas and carrots are commonly available in grocery stores in the United States. The carrots are cut into cubes roughly 8 mm on a side. They are prepared

Design of a 3000 pixel transition-edge sensor x-ray spectrometer for microcircuit tomography

Paul Szypryt, Douglas Bennett, William J. Boone, Amber L. Dagel, G Dalton, William Doriese, Malcolm Durkin, Joseph Fowler, Edward Garboczi, Jonathon D. Gard, Gene Hilton, Jozsef Imrek, E S. Jimenez, Vincent Y. Kotsubo, K Larson, Zachary H. Levine, John Mates, D McArthur, Kelsey Morgan, Nathan J. Nakamura, Galen O'Neil, Nathan Ortiz, Christine G. Pappas, Carl Reintsema, Dan Schmidt, Daniel Swetz, K R. Thompson, Joel Ullom, C Walker, Joel C. Weber, Abigail Wessels, J W. Wheeler
Feature sizes in integrated circuits have decreased substantially over time, and it has become increasingly difficult to three-dimensionally image these complex
Created October 9, 2019, Updated October 24, 2022