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

Kurnikov, IV, and Beratan, DN. "Ab initio based effective Hamiltonians for long-range electron transfer: Hartree-Fock analysis." Journal of Chemical Physics 105.21 (1996): 9561-9573.

Curry, WB, Grabe, MD, Kurnikov, IV, Skourtis, SS, Beratan, DN, Regan, JJ, Aquino, AJ, Beroza, P, and Onuchic, JN. "Pathways, pathway tubes, pathway docking, and propagators in electron transfer proteins." J Bioenerg Biomembr 27.3 (June 1995): 285-293. (Review)

Risser, SM, and Beratan, DN. "What is the anharmonicity of a molecule's electronic wave function?." Journal of Physical Chemistry 99.7 (1995): 1935-1942.

Aquino, AJA, Beroza, P, Beratan, DN, and Onuchic, JN. "Docking and electron transfer between cytochrome c2 and the photosynthetic reaction center." Chemical Physics 197.3 (1995): 277-288.

SKOURTIS, SS, BERATAN, DN, and ONUCHIC, JN. "THE 2-STATE REDUCTION FOR ELECTRON AND HOLE TRANSFER IN BRIDGE-MEDIATED ELECTRON-TRANSFER REACTIONS." CHEMICAL PHYSICS 176.2-3 (October 15, 1993): 501-520. Full Text

Waldeck, DH, and Beratan, DN. "Molecular electronics: observation of molecular rectification." Science 261.5121 (July 30, 1993): 576-577. Full Text

RISSER, SM, BERATAN, DN, and MEADE, TJ. "ELECTRON-TRANSFER IN DNA - PREDICTIONS OF EXPONENTIAL-GROWTH AND DECAY OF COUPLING WITH DONOR-ACCEPTOR DISTANCE." JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY 115.6 (March 24, 1993): 2508-2510. Full Text

Skourtis, SS, Beratan, DN, and Onuchic, JN. "The two-state reduction for electron and hole transfer in bridge-mediated electron-transfer reactions." Chemical Physics 176.2-3 (1993): 501-520.

Risser, SM, Beratan, DN, and Marder, SR. "Structure-function relationships for β, the first molecular hyperpolarizability." Journal of the American Chemical Society 115.17 (1993): 7719-7728.

Risser, SM, Beratan, DN, and Onuchic, JN. "Electronic coupling in starburst dendrimers." J. Phys. Chem. 97 (1993): 4523-4527. (Academic Article)

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