Piotr Magierski

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Piotr Magierski is Professor of Physics and Head of the Nuclear Physics Division at Warsaw University of Technology, Poland, and an Affiliate Professor at the University of Washington. He is a theoretical physicist whose research interests include superfluidity and superconductivity in systems far from equilibrium, such as nuclear fission and fusion reactions, nuclear matter in neutron stars, and ultracold atomic gases.


The Tiniest Superfluid Circuit in Nature

A new analysis of heavy-ion collision experiments uncovers evidence that two colliding nuclei behave like a Josephson junction—a device in which Cooper pairs tunnel through a barrier between two superfluids. Read More »