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

Zhang, P, Kharchenko, V, and Dalgarno, A. "Thermalization of suprathermal N( 4 ) atoms in He and Ar gases." Molecular Physics 105.11-12 (June 10, 2007): 1487-1496. Full Text

Zhang, J, Zhang, P, Chen, Y, Yuan, K, Harich, SA, Wang, X, Wang, Z, Yang, X, Morokuma, K, and Wodtke, AM. "An experimental and theoretical study of ring closing dynamics in HN3." Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP 8.14 (April 2006): 1690-1696. Full Text

Midey, AJ, Fernandez, AI, Viggiano, AA, Zhang, P, and Morokuma, K. "Ion chemistry of NOO+." The Journal of Chemical Physics 124.11 (March 21, 2006): 114313-114313. Full Text

Midey, AJ, Viggiano, AA, Zhang, P, Irle, S, and Morokuma, K. "A Study of the Reaction of N + with O 2 :  Experimental Quantification of NO + (a 3 ∑ + ) Production (298−500 K) and Computational Study of the Overall Reaction Pathways †." The Journal of Physical Chemistry A 110.9 (March 2006): 3080-3086. Full Text

Liu, J, Zhang, P, Morokuma, K, and Sharma, RD. "A new mechanism for the production of highly vibrationally excited OH in the mesosphere: An ab initio study of the reactions of O2(AΣu+3andA′Δu3)+H." The Journal of Chemical Physics 122.10 (March 8, 2005): 104315-104315. Full Text

Babikov, D, Kendrick, BK, Zhang, P, and Morokuma, K. "Cyclic-N3. II. Significant geometric phase effects in the vibrational spectra." The Journal of Chemical Physics 122.4 (January 22, 2005): 044315-044315. Full Text

Zhang, P, Morokuma, K, and Wodtke, AM. "High-level ab initio studies of unimolecular dissociation of the ground-state N3 radical." The Journal of Chemical Physics 122.1 (January 2005): 014106-014106. Full Text

Popovic, S, Midey, AJ, Williams, S, Fernandez, AI, Viggiano, AA, Zhang, P, and Morokuma, K. "Ion-molecule rate constants and branching ratios for the reaction of N3++O2 from 120 to 1400 K." The Journal of Chemical Physics 121.19 (November 15, 2004): 9481-9488. Full Text

Babikov, D, Zhang, P, and Morokuma, K. "Cyclic-N3. I. An accurate potential energy surface for the ground doublet electronic state up to the energy of the 2A2/2B1 conical intersection." The Journal of Chemical Physics 121.14 (October 8, 2004): 6743-6749. Full Text

Zhang, P, Irle, S, Morokuma, K, and Tschumper, GS. "Ab initio theoretical studies of potential energy surfaces in the photodissociation of the vinyl radical. I. Ã state dissociation." The Journal of Chemical Physics 119.13 (October 2003): 6524-6538. Full Text

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