Faculty Profiles

Weitao Yang
Philip Handler Professor of Chemistry in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences
Office: 
5310 French Family Science Center, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: 
(919) 660-1562
Fax: 
(919) 660-1605

Overview

Education:

Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1986

B.S., Peking University (China) 1982

Research Areas:
Theoretical, Physical

Bemish, RJ, Block, PA, Pedersen, LG, Yang, W, and Miller, RE. "The ar-c2h2 inter-molecular potential from high resolution spectroscopy and ab initio theory: A case for multi-center interactions." J. Chem. Phys. 99 (1993): 8593-8598. (Academic Article)

LEE, CT, and YANG, WT. "THE DIVIDE-AND-CONQUER DENSITY-FUNCTIONAL APPROACH - MOLECULAR INTERNAL-ROTATION AND DENSITY OF STATES." JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS 96.3 (February 1, 1992): 2408-2411. Full Text

Crawford, TD, and Yang, W. "The Hartley basis functions and transform: alternatives to plane waves and the Fourier transform." Chemical Physics Letters 192.1 (1992): 45-48.

Yang, W. "Direct calculation of electron density in density-functional theory." Physical Review Letters 66.11 (March 1991): 1438-1441. Full Text

Morrison, RC, Yang, W, Parr, RG, and Lee, C. "Approximate density matrices and wigner distribution functions from density, kinetic energy density and idempotency constraints." Int. J. Quantum Chem. 38 (1990): 819-. (Academic Article)

Yang, W. "Integral Formulation of Density-Functional Theory." Advances in Quantum Chemistry 21.C (1990): 293-302. Full Text

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