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

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

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

Wang, Yi, et al. “Enthalpic signature of methonium desolvation revealed in a synthetic host-guest system based on cucurbit[7]uril.Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 135, no. 16, Apr. 2013, pp. 6084–91. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ja311327v. Full Text

De Vleeschouwer, Freija, et al. “Inverse design of molecules with optimal reactivity properties: acidity of 2-naphthol derivatives.Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics : Pccp, vol. 14, no. 46, Dec. 2012, pp. 16002–13. Epmc, doi:10.1039/c2cp42623d. Full Text

Lim, E., et al. “Effects of S-containing ligands on the structure and electronic properties of CdnSen/CdnTen nanoparticles (n = 3, 4, 6, and 9).” Chemical Physics, vol. 407, Oct. 2012, pp. 97–109. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.chemphys.2012.09.005. Full Text

Beratan, David N., and José N. Onuchic. “Redox redux.Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics : Pccp, vol. 14, no. 40, Oct. 2012, p. 13728. Epmc, doi:10.1039/c2cp90148j. Full Text