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

Shenvi, N, van Aggelen, H, Yang, Y, and Yang, W. "Tensor hypercontracted ppRPA: reducing the cost of the particle-particle random phase approximation from O(r(6)) to O(r(4))." The Journal of chemical physics 141.2 (July 2014): 024119-. Full Text

Peng, D, van Aggelen, H, Yang, Y, and Yang, W. "Linear-response time-dependent density-functional theory with pairing fields." The Journal of chemical physics 140.18 (May 2014): 18A522-. Full Text

Yang, W. "Preface: Special topic on advances in density functional theory." The Journal of chemical physics 140.18 (May 2014): 18A101-. Full Text

Chaudret, R, Contreras-Garcia, J, Delcey, M, Parisel, O, Yang, W, and Piquemal, J-P. "Revisiting H2O Nucleation around Au(+) and Hg(2+): The Peculiar "Pseudo-Soft" Character of the Gold Cation." Journal of chemical theory and computation 10.5 (May 2014): 1900-1909. Full Text

van Aggelen, H, Yang, Y, and Yang, W. "Exchange-correlation energy from pairing matrix fluctuation and the particle-particle random phase approximation." The Journal of chemical physics 140.18 (May 2014): 18A511-. Full Text

Yu, Y, Huang, S-Y, Li, Y, Steinmann, SN, Yang, W, and Cao, L. "Layer-Dependent Electrocatalysis of MoS 2 for Hydrogen Evolution." Nano Letters 14.2 (February 12, 2014): 553-558. Full Text

Franks, AT, Peng, D, Yang, W, and Franz, KJ. "Characterization of a photoswitching chelator with light-modulated geometric, electronic, and metal-binding properties." Inorganic chemistry 53.3 (February 2014): 1397-1405. Full Text

Yang, Y, Van Aggelen, H, and Yang, W. "Double, Rydberg and charge transfer excitations from pairing matrix fluctuation and particle-particle random phase approximation." Journal of Chemical Physics 139.22 (December 14, 2013). Full Text

Yang, Y, Van Aggelen, H, Steinmann, SN, Peng, D, and Yang, W. "Benchmark tests and spin adaptation for the particle-particle random phase approximation." Journal of Chemical Physics 139.17 (November 7, 2013). Full Text

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