Faculty Profiles

Richard MacPhail
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Office: 
French Family Science Center, Room 1216, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: 
(919) 660-1536
Fax: 
(919) 660-1605

Overview

Education:

Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley 1981

B.A., Oberlin College 1977

Research Areas:
Physical, Education

Siburt, CJP, Bissell, AN, and MacPhail, RA. "Developing metacognitive and problem-solving skills through problem manipulation." Journal of Chemical Education 88.11 (2011): 1489-1495. Full Text

Pan, X, McDonald, JC, and MacPhail, RA. "Solvent-solute interactions and the Raman CH stretching spectrum of cyclohexane-d11. II. Density dependence in supercritical carbon dioxide." Journal of Chemical Physics 110.3 (1999): 1677-1686.

Miller, RS, and MacPhail, RA. "Physical aging in supercooled glycerol: Evidence for heterogeneous dynamics?." Journal of Physical Chemistry B 101.43 (1997): 8635-8641.

Miller, RS, and MacPhail, RA. "Ultraslow nonequilibrium dynamics in supercooled glycerol by stimulated Brillouin gain spectroscopy." Journal of Chemical Physics 106.8 (1997): 3393-3401.

Miller, RS, and MacPhail, RA. "Complex dynamics and the stimulated gain spectrum of pentylcyanobiphenyl in the isotropic phase." Chemical Physics Letters 241.1-2 (1995): 121-126.

Remar, GJ, and MacPhail, RA. "Solvent-solute interactions and the Raman CH stretching spectrum of cyclohexane-d11: I. Solvent-dependence." The Journal of Chemical Physics 103.11 (1995): 4381-4392.

Grubbs, WT, and MacPhail, RA. "High resolution stimulated Brillouin gain spectrometer." Review of Scientific Instruments 65.1 (1994): 34-41. Full Text

Grubbs, WT, and MacPhail, RA. "Dynamics in supercooled glycerol by high resolution stimulated Brillouin gain spectroscopy." The Journal of Chemical Physics 100.4 (1994): 2561-2570.

Pan, X, and MacPhail, RA. "A Raman study of cyclopentane-d9 pseudorotation dynamics as a function of pressuer." Chemical Physics Letters 212.1-2 (1993): 64-70.

MacPhail, RA, Williams, LD, Jones, DA, and Shaw, BR. "Variable temperature infrared spectroscopy of cytosine-guanine base pairs: tautomerism versus polarization." J Biomol Struct Dyn 9.5 (April 1992): 881-898. Full Text

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