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

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

Zhang, P, and Morokuma, K. "Ab initio molecular orbital study of the weak transition of the vinyl radical." Chemical Physics Letters 367.3-4 (January 2003): 482-488. Full Text

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