Faculty Profiles

David N. Beratan
R.J. Reynolds Professor of Chemistry
5311 French Science Center, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-1526
(919 660-1605



Ph.D., California Institute of Technology 1986

B.S., Duke University 1980

Research Areas:
Theoretical, Physical, Biomolecular Structure and Function, Biological, Education, Inorganic, Nanoscience and Materials

Migliore, Agostino, et al. “Biochemistry and theory of proton-coupled electron transfer..” Chemical Reviews, vol. 114, no. 7, Apr. 2014, pp. 3381–465. Epmc, doi:10.1021/cr4006654. Full Text

Venkatramani, Ravindra, et al. “Breaking the simple proportionality between molecular conductances and charge transfer rates..” Faraday Discussions, vol. 174, Jan. 2014, pp. 57–78. Epmc, doi:10.1039/c4fd00106k. Full Text

Yue, Yuankai, et al. “Evaluating the extent of intramolecular charge transfer in the excited states of rhenium(I) donor-acceptor complexes with time-resolved vibrational spectroscopy..” The Journal of Physical Chemistry. B, vol. 117, no. 49, Dec. 2013, pp. 15903–16. Epmc, doi:10.1021/jp409628e. Full Text

Wang, Y., et al. “Correction to "Enthalpic Signature of Methonium Desolvation Revealed in a Synthetic Host-Guest System Based on Cucurbit[7]uril"..” J Am Chem Soc, vol. 135, no. 46, Nov. 2013. Pubmed, doi:10.1021/ja408346j. Full Text

Bloom, B. P., et al. “Ligand-induced changes in the characteristic size-dependent electronic energies of CdSe nanocrystals.” Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 117, no. 43, Oct. 2013, pp. 22401–11. Scopus, doi:10.1021/jp403164w. Full Text

Lin, J., et al. “Triplet excitation energy dynamics in metal-organic frameworks.” Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 117, no. 43, Oct. 2013, pp. 22250–59. Scopus, doi:10.1021/jp401515r. Full Text

Jiang, Nan, et al. “Distance-independent charge recombination kinetics in cytochrome c-cytochrome c peroxidase complexes: compensating changes in the electronic coupling and reorganization energies..” The Journal of Physical Chemistry. B, vol. 117, no. 31, Aug. 2013, pp. 9129–41. Epmc, doi:10.1021/jp401551t. Full Text

Wierzbinski, Emil, et al. “The single-molecule conductance and electrochemical electron-transfer rate are related by a power law..” Acs Nano, vol. 7, no. 6, June 2013, pp. 5391–401. Epmc, doi:10.1021/nn401321k. Full Text

Virshup, Aaron M., et al. “Stochastic voyages into uncharted chemical space produce a representative library of all possible drug-like compounds..” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 135, no. 19, May 2013, pp. 7296–303. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ja401184g. Full Text