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

Beratan, DN. "Strategies for the 'molecular engineering' of chemical, electronic, and optical devices." Proceedings of the Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference 3 (1990): 519-520.

Beratan, DN. "Influence of gap states on the nonresonant second hyperpolarizabilities of conjugated organic polymers." Journal of physical chemistry 93.10 (1989): 3915-3920.

Hopfield, JJ, Onuchic, JN, and Beratan, DN. "Electronic shift register memory based on molecular electron-transfer reactions." Journal of Physical Chemistry 93.17 (1989): 6350-6357.

Beratan, DN, Hopfield, JJ, and Onuchic, J. "Ultrasmall memories based on electron transfer reactions." Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology - Proceedings 11 pt 4 (1989): 1322--.

Beratan, DN, and Onuchic, JN. "Electron tunneling pathways in proteins: influences on the transfer rate." Photosynthesis Research 22.3 (1989): 173-186. Full Text

Beratan, DN, Onuchic, JN, and Hopfield, JJ. "Information storage at the molecular level: the design of a molecular shift register memory." Journal of the British Interplanetary Society 42 (1989): 468-473. (Academic Article)

BERATAN, DN, LEE, MA, ALLENDER, DW, and RISSER, S. "STRUCTURAL DEPENDENCE OF THE PI-ELECTRON CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE OPTICAL 2ND HYPERPOLARIZABILITY OF LINEAR CONJUGATED ORGANIC-MOLECULES." LIQUID CRYSTAL CHEMISTRY, PHYSICS, AND APPLICATIONS 1080 (1989): 101-107.

COWAN, JA, UPMACIS, RK, BERATAN, DN, ONUCHIC, JN, and GRAY, HB. "LONG-RANGE ELECTRON-TRANSFER IN MYOGLOBIN." ANNALS OF THE NEW YORK ACADEMY OF SCIENCES 550 (December 31, 1988): 68-84. Full Text

Hopfield, JJ, Onuchic, JN, and Beratan, DN. "A molecular shift register based on electron transfer." Science 241.4867 (August 12, 1988): 817-820. Full Text

Cowan, JA, Upmacis, RK, Beratan, DN, Onuchic, JN, and Gray, HB. "Long-range electron transfer in myoglobin." Ann N Y Acad Sci 550 (1988): 68-84.

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