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

Perry, JW, Stiegman, AE, Marder, SR, Coulter, DR, Beratan, DN, Brinza, DE, Klavetter, FL, and Grubbs, RH. "Second and third order nonlinear optical properties of conjugated molecules and polymers." Proceedings of SPIE-The Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers 971 (1988): 17-24. (Academic Article)

Beratan, DN, and Onuchic, JN. "Adiabaticlty and nonadiabaticity in bimolecular outer-sphere charge transfer reactions." The Journal of Chemical Physics 89.10 (1988): 6195-6203.

Onuchic, JN, and Beratan, DN. "Adiabaticity criteria for outer-sphere bimolecular electron-transfer reactions." Journal of Physical Chemistry 92.17 (1988): 4817-4820.

Onuchic, JN, and Beratan, DN. "Molecular bridge effects on distant charge tunneling." Journal of the American Chemical Society 109.22 (1987): 6771-6778.

Beratan, DN, Onuchic, JN, and Perry, JW. "Nonlinear susceptibilities of finite conjugated organic polymers." Journal of Physical Chemistry 91.11 (1987): 2696-2698.

Beratan, DN, Onuchic, JN, and Hopfield, JJ. "Electron tunneling through covalent and noncovalent pathways in proteins." The Journal of Chemical Physics 86.8 (1987): 4488-4498.

Onuchic, JN, Beratan, DN, and Hopfield, JJ. "Some aspects of electron-transfer reaction dynamics." The Journal of Physical Chemistry 90.16 (July 1986): 3707-3721. Full Text

Beratan, DN. "Electron tunneling through rigid molecular bridges: Bicyclo[2.2.2]octane." Journal of the American Chemical Society 108.15 (1986): 4321-4326.

Beratan, DN, Onuchic, JN, and Hopfield, JJ. "Limiting forms of the tunneling matrix element in the long distance bridge mediated electron transfer problem." The Journal of Chemical Physics 83.10 (1985): 5325-5329.

Beratan, DN, and Hopfield, JJ. "CALCULATION OF ELECTRON TUNNELING MATRIX ELEMENTS IN RIGID SYSTEMS: MIXED-VALENCE DITHIASPIROCYCLOBUTANE MOLECULES." Journal of the American Chemical Society 106.6 (1984): 1584-1594.

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