Faculty Profiles

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



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

B.S., Peking University (China) 1982

Research Areas:
Theoretical, Physical

Yang, W, and Peet, AC. "The collocation method for bound solutions of the Schrödinger equation." Chemical Physics Letters 153.1 (1988): 98-104. Full Text

Lee, C, Yang, W, and Parr, RG. "Local softness and chemical reactivity in the molecules CO, SCN- and H2CO." Journal of Molecular Structure: THEOCHEM 163.C (1988): 305-313.

Xue, W, and Yang, W. "Application of a scaled particle theory to polar solute system and calculation of the salt effect constant." Acta Physica-Chimica Sinica 3 (1987): 258-. (Academic Article)

Yang, W, Parr, RG, and Uytterhoeven, L. "New relation between hardness and compressibility of minerals." Physics and Chemistry of Minerals 15.2 (1987): 191-195. Full Text

Yang, W, and Harriman, JE. "Analysis of the kinetic energy functional in density functional theory." The Journal of Chemical Physics 84.6 (1986): 3320-3323.

Yang, W. "Gradient correction in Thomas-Fermi theory." Physical Review A 34.6 (1986): 4575-4585. Full Text

Yang, W, Parr, RG, and Lee, C. "Various functionals for the kinetic energy density of an atom or molecule." Physical Review A 34.6 (1986): 4586-4590. Full Text

Yang, W, and Mortier, WJ. "The use of global and local molecular parameters for the analysis of the gas-phase basicity of amines." Journal of the American Chemical Society 108.19 (1986): 5708-5711.

Levy, M, Yang, W, and Parr, RG. "A new functional with homogeneous coordinate scaling in density functional theory: F[ρ, λ]." The Journal of Chemical Physics 83.5 (1985): 2334-2336.