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

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

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)

Regan, JJ, Risser, SM, Beratan, DN, and Onuchic, JN. "Protein electron transport: Single versus multiple pathways." Journal of Physical Chemistry 97.50 (1993): 13083-13088.

Risser, SM, Beratan, DN, and Onuchic, JN. "Electronic coupling in starburst dendrimers: Connectivity, disorder, and finite size effects in macromolecular Bethe lattices." Journal of Physical Chemistry 97.17 (1993): 4523-4527.

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.

Beratan, DN, Onuchic, JN, Winkler, JR, and Gray, HB. "Electron-tunneling pathways in proteins." Science 258.5089 (December 11, 1992): 1740-1741.

Betts, JN, Beratan, DN, and Onuchic, JN. "Mapping electron tunneling pathways: An algorithm that finds the "minimum lengths"/maximum coupling pathway between electron donors and acceptors in proteins." Journal of the American Chemical Society 114.11 (1992): 4043-4046.

Beratan, DN, Betts, JN, and Onuchic, JN. "Tunneling pathway and redox-state-dependent electronic couplings at nearly fixed distance in electron-transfer proteins." Journal of Physical Chemistry 96.7 (1992): 2852-2855.

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