Faculty Profiles

David N. Beratan
R.J. Reynolds Distinguished 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

Yue, Yuankai, et al. “Full-electron ligand-to-ligand charge transfer in a compact Re(I) complex.The Journal of Physical Chemistry. A, vol. 118, no. 45, Nov. 2014, pp. 10407–15. Epmc, doi:10.1021/jp5039877. Full Text

Zhang, Yuqi, et al. “Biological charge transfer via flickering resonance.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 111, no. 28, July 2014, pp. 10049–54. Epmc, doi:10.1073/pnas.1316519111. Full Text

Kuznetsov, A. E., and D. N. Beratan. “Structural and electronic properties of bare and capped Cd 33Se33 and Cd33Te33 quantum dots.” Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 118, no. 13, Apr. 2014, pp. 7094–109. Scopus, doi:10.1021/jp4007747. Full Text

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, p. 17650. 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