Faculty Profiles

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

Overview

Education:

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

Skourtis, S. S., et al. “The two-state reduction for electron and hole transfer in bridge-mediated electron-transfer reactions.” Chemical Physics, vol. 176, no. 2–3, Oct. 1993, pp. 501–20. Scopus, doi:10.1016/0301-0104(93)80258-B. Full Text

Risser, S. M., et al. “Structure-Function Relationships for β, the First Molecular Hyperpolarizability.” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 115, no. 17, Aug. 1993, pp. 7719–28. Scopus, doi:10.1021/ja00070a016. Full Text

Waldeck, D. H., and D. N. Beratan. “Molecular electronics: observation of molecular rectification.Science (New York, N.Y.), vol. 261, no. 5121, July 1993, pp. 576–77. Epmc, doi:10.1126/science.261.5121.576. Full Text

Risser, S. M., et al. “Electron Transfer in DNA: Predictions of Exponential Growth and Decay of Coupling with Donor-Acceptor Distance.” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 115, no. 6, Mar. 1993, pp. 2508–10. Scopus, doi:10.1021/ja00059a057. Full Text

Regan, J. J., et al. “Protein electron transport: Single versus multiple pathways.” Journal of Physical Chemistry, vol. 97, no. 50, Jan. 1993, pp. 13083–88. Scopus, doi:10.1021/j100152a009. Full Text

Risser, S. M., et al. “Electronic coupling in starburst dendrimers: Connectivity, disorder, and finite size effects in macromolecular Bethe lattices.” Journal of Physical Chemistry, vol. 97, no. 17, Jan. 1993, pp. 4523–27. Scopus, doi:10.1021/j100119a045. Full Text

Risser, S. M., et al. “Electronic coupling in starburst dendrimers.” J. Phys. Chem., vol. 97, 1993, pp. 4523–27.

Beratan, D. N., et al. “Electron-tunneling pathways in proteins.Science (New York, N.Y.), vol. 258, no. 5089, Dec. 1992, pp. 1740–41. Epmc, doi:10.1126/science.1334572. Full Text

Betts, J. N., et al. “Mapping Electron Tunneling Pathways: An Algorithm that Finds the “Minimum Length”/Maximum Coupling Pathway between Electron Donors and Acceptors in Proteins.” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 114, no. 11, May 1992, pp. 4043–46. Scopus, doi:10.1021/ja00037a004. Full Text

Beratan, D. N., et al. “Tunneling pathway and redox-state-dependent electronic couplings at nearly fixed distance in electron-transfer proteins.” Journal of Physical Chemistry, vol. 96, no. 7, Jan. 1992, pp. 2852–55. Scopus, doi:10.1021/j100186a014. Full Text

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