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

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.

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

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

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. "Failure of the Born-Oppenheimer and Franck-Condon approximations for long distance electron transfer rate calculations." The Journal of Chemical Physics 81.12 (1984): 5753-5759.

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.

Luken, WL, and Beratan, DN. "Localized orbitals and the Fermi hole." Theoretica Chimica Acta 61.3 (1982): 265-281. Full Text

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