Faculty Profiles

David N. Beratan
R.J. Reynolds Professor of Chemistry
Office: 
5311 French Science Center, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: 
(919) 660-1526
Fax: 
(919 660-1605

Overview

Education:

Ph.D., California Institute of Technology 1986

B.S., Duke University 1980

Research Areas:
Theoretical, Physical, Biomolecular Structure and Function, Biological, Education, Inorganic, Nanoscience and Materials

Liu, C, Beratan, DN, and Zhang, P. "Coarse-Grained Theory of Biological Charge Transfer with Spatially and Temporally Correlated Noise." The journal of physical chemistry. B 120.15 (April 2016): 3624-3633. Full Text

Zheng, L, Polizzi, NF, Dave, AR, Migliore, A, and Beratan, DN. "Where Is the Electronic Oscillator Strength? Mapping Oscillator Strength across Molecular Absorption Spectra." The journal of physical chemistry. A 120.11 (March 7, 2016): 1933-1943. Full Text

Polizzi, NF, Eibling, MJ, Perez-Aguilar, JM, Rawson, J, Lanci, CJ, Fry, HC, Beratan, DN, Saven, JG, and Therien, MJ. "Photoinduced Electron Transfer Elicits a Change in the Static Dielectric Constant of a de Novo Designed Protein." Journal of the American Chemical Society 138.7 (February 3, 2016): 2130-2133. Full Text

Yue, Y, Grusenmeyer, T, Ma, Z, Zhang, P, Pham, TT, Mague, JT, Donahue, JP, Schmehl, RH, Beratan, DN, and Rubtsov, IV. "Correction to "Evaluating the Extent of Intramolecular Charge Transfer in the Excited States of Rhenium(I) Donor-Acceptor Complexes with Time-Resolved Vibrational Spectroscopy"." The journal of physical chemistry. B 120.3 (January 13, 2016): 596-. Full Text

Yue, Y, Grusenmeyer, T, Ma, Z, Zhang, P, Schmehl, RH, Beratan, DN, and Rubtsov, IV. "Correction to Full Electron Ligand-to-Ligand Charge Transfer in a Compact Rhenium(I) Complex." The journal of physical chemistry. A 120.3 (January 13, 2016): 473-. Full Text

Yue, Y, Grusenmeyer, T, Ma, Z, Zhang, P, Schmehl, RH, Beratan, DN, and Rubtsov, IV. "Correction: Electron transfer rate modulation in a compact Re(i) donor-acceptor complex." Dalton transactions (Cambridge, England : 2003) 45.2 (January 2016): 842-. Full Text

Polizzi, NF, and Beratan, DN. "Open-Access, Interactive Explorations for Teaching and Learning Quantum Dynamics." Journal of Chemical Education 92.12 (December 8, 2015): 2161-2164. Full Text

Antoniou, P, Ma, Z, Zhang, P, Beratan, DN, and Skourtis, SS. "Vibrational control of electron-transfer reactions: a feasibility study for the fast coherent transfer regime." Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP 17.46 (December 2015): 30854-30866. Full Text

Polizzi, NF, Migliore, A, Therien, MJ, and Beratan, DN. "Defusing redox bombs?." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 112.35 (September 2015): 10821-10822. Full Text

Zhang, Y, Young, RM, Thazhathveetil, AK, Singh, APN, Liu, C, Berlin, YA, Grozema, FC, Lewis, FD, Ratner, MA, Renaud, N, Siriwong, K, Voityuk, AA, Wasielewski, MR, and Beratan, DN. "Conformationally Gated Charge Transfer in DNA Three-Way Junctions." The journal of physical chemistry letters 6.13 (July 2015): 2434-2438. (Letter) Full Text

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