Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1986
B.S., Peking University (China) 1982
Yang, W. "Ab initio approach for many-electron systems without invoking orbitals: An integral formulation of density-functional theory." Physical Review Letters 59.14 (1987): 1569-1572. Full Text
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, 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.
Yang, W, Lee, C, and Ghosh, SK. "Molecular softness as the average of atomic softnesses: Companion principle to the geometric mean principle for electronegativity equalization." Journal of Physical Chemistry 89.25 (1985): 5412-5414.
Yang, W, and Parr, RG. "Hardness, softness, and the fukui function in the electronic theory of metals and catalysis." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 82.20 (1985): 6723-6726.
Parr, RG, and Yang, W. "Density functional approach to the frontier-electron theory of chemical reactivity." Journal of the American Chemical Society 106.14 (1984): 4049-4050.