Faculty Profiles

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



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

Wang, Z, Kerkines, ISK, Morokuma, K, and Zhang, P. "Analytical potential energy surfaces for N3 low-lying doublet states." The Journal of Chemical Physics 130.4 (January 28, 2009): 044313-044313. Full Text

Bovino, S, Zhang, P, Kharchenko, V, and Dalgarno, A. "Trapping hydrogen atoms from a neon-gas matrix: A theoretical simulation." The Journal of Chemical Physics 131.5 (2009): 054302-054302. Full Text

Shepler, BC, Epifanovsky, E, Zhang, P, Bowman, JM, Krylov, AI, and Morokuma, K. "Photodissociation Dynamics of Formaldehyde Initiated at the T 1 /S 0 Minimum Energy Crossing Configurations." The Journal of Physical Chemistry A 112.51 (December 25, 2008): 13267-13270. Full Text

Tscherbul, TV, Zhang, P, Sadeghpour, HR, Dalgarno, A, Brahms, N, Au, YS, and Doyle, JM. "Collision-induced spin depolarization of alkali-metal atoms in cold gas." Physical Review A 78.6 (December 2008). Full Text

Kerkines, ISK, Wang, Z, Zhang, P, and Morokuma, K. "Photodissociation of ClN3 at 157 nm: Theory suggests a pathway leading to cyclic N3." The Journal of Chemical Physics 129.17 (November 7, 2008): 171101-171101. Full Text

Zhang, P, and Dalgarno, A. "Long-range interactions of ytterbium atoms." Molecular Physics 106.12 (June 20, 2008): 1525-1529. Full Text

Bodo, E, Zhang, P, and Dalgarno, A. "Ultra-cold ion–atom collisions: near resonant charge exchange." New Journal of Physics 10.3 (March 1, 2008): 033024-033024. Full Text

Zhang, P, Kharchenko, V, Dalgarno, A, Matsumi, Y, Nakayama, T, and Takahashi, K. "Approach to Thermal Equilibrium in Atomic Collisions." Physical Review Letters 100.10 (March 2008). Full Text

Zhang, P, and Dalgarno, A. "Static Dipole Polarizability of Ytterbium †." The Journal of Physical Chemistry A 111.49 (December 2007): 12471-12476. Full Text

Shepler, BC, Yang, BH, Dhilip Kumar, TJ, Stancil, PC, Bowman, JM, Balakrishnan, N, Zhang, P, Bodo, E, and Dalgarno, A. "Low energy H+CO scattering revisited ." Astronomy & Astrophysics 475.2 (November 2007): L15-L18. Full Text