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

Yue, Y, Grusenmeyer, T, Ma, Z, Zhang, P, Schmehl, RH, Beratan, DN, and Rubtsov, IV. "Full-electron ligand-to-ligand charge transfer in a compact Re(I) complex." The Journal of Physical Chemistry. A 118.45 (November 2014): 10407-10415. Full Text

Zhang, Y, Liu, C, Balaeff, A, Skourtis, SS, and Beratan, DN. "Biological charge transfer via flickering resonance." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 111.28 (July 2014): 10049-10054. Full Text

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." The Journal of Physical Chemistry. B 117.49 (December 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

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." The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 117.43 (October 31, 2013): 22250-22259. 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