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

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. "Protein electron transfer rates set by the bridging secondary and tertiary structure." Science 252.5010 (May 31, 1991): 1285-1288.

Marder, SR, Beratan, DN, and Cheng, LT. "Approaches for optimizing the first electronic hyperpolarizability of conjugated organic molecules." Science 252.5002 (April 5, 1991): 103-106. Full Text

Onuchic, JN, Andrade, PCPD, and Beratan, DN. "Electron tunneling pathways in proteins: A method to compute tunneling matrix elements in very large systems." The Journal of Chemical Physics 95.2 (1991): 1131-1138.

Marder, SR, Cheng, L-TA, Tiemann, BG, and Beratan, DN. "Structure/property relationships for molecular second-order nonlinear optics (Invited Paper)." Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering 1560 (1991): 86-97.

BERATAN, DN, and ONUCHIC, JN. "ELECTRON-TRANSFER - FROM MODEL COMPOUNDS TO PROTEINS." ADVANCES IN CHEMISTRY SERIES 228 (1991): 71-90.

BERATAN, DN. "ELECTRONIC HYPERPOLARIZABILITY AND CHEMICAL-STRUCTURE." ACS SYMPOSIUM SERIES 455 (1991): 89-102.

BERATAN, DN. "CONTROLLED ELECTRON-TRANSFER FOR MOLECULAR ELECTRONICS." MOLECULAR CRYSTALS AND LIQUID CRYSTALS 190 (1990): 85-94. Full Text

Onuchic, JN, and Beratan, DN. "A predictive theoretical model for electron tunneling pathways in proteins." The Journal of Chemical Physics 92.1 (1990): 722-733.

Beratan, DN, Onuchic, JN, Betts, JN, Bowler, B, and Gray, HG. "Electron mediation pathways in ruthenated proteins." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 112 (1990): 7915-7921. (Academic Article)

Pages