Faculty Profiles

Peng Zhang
Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Chemistry
Office: 
5313 French Science Center, Durham, NC 27705
Phone: 
(919) 660-1675
Fax: 
(919) 660-1605

Overview

Education:

Postdoctoral Associate, Harvard Smithsonian Center For Astrophysics, Harvard University 2005 - 2011

Ph.D., Emory University 2005

M.S., Peking University (China) 1999

B.S., Zhengzhou University (China) 1996

Research Areas:
Theoretical, Physical

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

Lewkow, NR, Kharchenko, V, and Zhang, P. "ENERGY RELAXATION OF HELIUM ATOMS IN ASTROPHYSICAL GASES." ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL 756.1 (September 1, 2012). Full Text

Gacesa, M, Zhang, P, and Kharchenko, V. "Non-thermal escape of molecular hydrogen from Mars." Geophysical Research Letters 39.10 (May 28, 2012): n/a-n/a. Full Text

Loreau, J, Zhang, P, and Dalgarno, A. "Scattering of nitrogen molecules by silver atoms." JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS 136.16 (April 28, 2012). Full Text

Loreau, J, Zhang, P, and Dalgarno, A. "Elastic scattering and rotational excitation of nitrogen molecules by sodium atoms." The Journal of Chemical Physics 135.17 (November 7, 2011): 174301-174301. Full Text

Bovino, S, Zhang, P, Kharchenko, V, and Dalgarno, A. "Relaxation of energetic S( 1 D) atoms in Xe gas: Comparison of ab initio calculations with experimental data." The Journal of Chemical Physics 135.2 (July 14, 2011): 024304-024304. Full Text

Tscherbul, TV, Zhang, P, Sadeghpour, HR, and Dalgarno, A. "Anisotropic Hyperfine Interactions Limit the Efficiency of Spin-Exchange Optical Pumping of Nuclei." Physical Review Letters 107.2 (July 2011). Full Text

Bovino, S, Zhang, P, Gianturco, FA, Dalgarno, A, and Kharchenko, V. "Energy transfer in O collisions with He isotopes and Helium escape from Mars." Geophysical Research Letters 38.2 (January 2011): n/a-n/a. Full Text

Brahms, N, Tscherbul, TV, Zhang, P, Kłos, J, Forrey, RC, Au, YS, Sadeghpour, HR, Dalgarno, A, Doyle, JM, and Walker, TG. "Formation and dynamics of van der Waals molecules in buffer-gas traps." Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 13.42 (2011): 19125-19125. Full Text

Zhang, P, Dalgarno, A, Côté, R, and Bodo, E. "Charge exchange in collisions of beryllium with its ion." Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 13.42 (2011): 19026-19026. Full Text

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