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

Variyar, JE, and MacPhail, RA. "Pseudorotation and the raman CH stretching spectrum of gaseous cyclopentane-d9: Local modes in a floppy molecule." The Journal of Physical Chemistry 96.2 (1992): 576-584.

Grubbs, WT, and MacPhail, RA. "High-resolution stimulated Brillouin gain spectroscopy of liquid benzene shows no evidence of a "structural transition"." Journal of Physical Chemistry 96.22 (1992): 8688-8690.

Cates, DA, and MacPhail, RA. "A Raman study of solvent effects on n-butane: Torsional dynamics, rotational dynamics, and conformational equilibrium." Journal of Physical Chemistry 95.6 (1991): 2209-2217.

MacPhail, RA, and Monroe, FC. "Frequency-dependent solvent friction and torsional damping in liquid 1,2-difluoroethane." Chemical Physics 152.1-2 (1991): 93-105.

Ratanaphruks, K, Grubbs, WT, and MacPhail, RA. "cw stimulated Brillouin gain spectroscopy of liquids." Chemical Physics Letters 182.3-4 (1991): 371-378. Full Text

MacPhail, RA. "Raman spectroscopic study of reaction dynamics." Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 2 (1990): SA177-SA182. Full Text

MacPhail, RA, and Kivelson, D. "Relaxation in supercooled liquids: Similarities between projected and unprojected correlation functions." The Journal of Chemical Physics 90.11 (1989): 6549-6554.

MacPhail, RA, and Kivelson, D. "Relaxation in supercooled liquids: A generalized hydrodynamic description." The Journal of Chemical Physics 90.11 (1989): 6555-6562.

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