Faculty Profiles

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



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

Kuznetsov, AE, and Beratan, DN. "Structural and Electronic Properties of Bare and Capped Cd 33 Se 33 and Cd 33 Te 33 Quantum Dots." The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 118.13 (April 3, 2014): 7094-7109. Full Text

Migliore, A, Polizzi, NF, Therien, MJ, and Beratan, DN. "Biochemistry and theory of proton-coupled electron transfer." Chemical reviews 114.7 (April 2014): 3381-3465. (Review) Full Text

Venkatramani, R, Wierzbinski, E, Waldeck, DH, and Beratan, DN. "Breaking the simple proportionality between molecular conductances and charge transfer rates." Faraday discussions 174 (January 2014): 57-78. Full Text

Yue, Y, Grusenmeyer, T, Ma, Z, Zhang, P, Pham, TT, Mague, JT, Donahue, JP, Schmehl, RH, Beratan, DN, and Rubtsov, IV. "Evaluating the extent of intramolecular charge transfer in the excited states of rhenium(I) donor-acceptor complexes with time-resolved vibrational spectroscopy." J Phys Chem B 117.49 (December 12, 2013): 15903-15916. Full Text

Wang, Y, King, JR, Wu, P, Pelzman, DL, Beratan, DN, and Toone, EJ. "Correction to "Enthalpic Signature of Methonium Desolvation Revealed in a Synthetic Host-Guest System Based on Cucurbit[7]uril"." J Am Chem Soc 135.46 (November 20, 2013): 17650-. Full Text

Bloom, BP, Zhao, L-B, Wang, Y, Waldeck, DH, Liu, R, Zhang, P, and Beratan, DN. "Ligand-Induced Changes in the Characteristic Size-Dependent Electronic Energies of CdSe Nanocrystals." JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C 117.43 (October 31, 2013): 22401-22411. Full Text

Lin, J, Hu, X, Zhang, P, Van Rynbach, A, Beratan, DN, Kent, CA, Mehl, BP, Papanikolas, JM, Meyer, TJ, Lin, W, Skourtis, SS, and Constantinou, M. "Triplet Excitation Energy Dynamics in Metal-Organic Frameworks." JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C 117.43 (October 31, 2013): 22250-22259. Full Text

Jiang, N, Kuznetsov, A, Nocek, JM, Hoffman, BM, Crane, BR, Hu, X, and Beratan, DN. "Distance-independent charge recombination kinetics in cytochrome c-cytochrome c peroxidase complexes: compensating changes in the electronic coupling and reorganization energies." J Phys Chem B 117.31 (August 8, 2013): 9129-9141. Full Text

Wierzbinski, E, Venkatramani, R, Davis, KL, Bezer, S, Kong, J, Xing, Y, Borguet, E, Achim, C, Beratan, DN, and Waldeck, DH. "The single-molecule conductance and electrochemical electron-transfer rate are related by a power law." ACS Nano 7.6 (June 25, 2013): 5391-5401. Full Text