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

Beratan, D. N. “Electron Tunneling through Rigid Molecular Bridges: Bicyclo[2.2.2]octane.” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 108, no. 15, Jan. 1986, pp. 4321–26. Scopus, doi:10.1021/ja00275a014. Full Text

Onuchic, J. N., et al. “Some aspects of electron-transfer reaction dynamics.” Journal of Physical Chemistry, vol. 90, no. 16, Jan. 1986, pp. 3707–21. Scopus, doi:10.1021/j100407a045. Full Text

Beratan, D. N., et al. “Limiting forms of the tunneling matrix element in the long distance bridge mediated electron transfer problem.” The Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 83, no. 10, Jan. 1985, pp. 5325–29. Scopus, doi:10.1063/1.449694. Full Text

Beratan, D. N., and J. J. Hopfield. “Calculation of Electron Tunneling Matrix Elements in Rigid Systems: Mixed-Valence Dithiaspirocyclobutane Molecules.” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 106, no. 6, Mar. 1984, pp. 1584–94. Scopus, doi:10.1021/ja00318a008. Full Text

Beratan, D. N., and J. J. Hopfield. “Failure of the Born-Oppenheimer and Franck-Condon approximations for long distance electron transfer rate calculations.” The Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 81, no. 12, Jan. 1984, pp. 5753–59. Scopus, doi:10.1063/1.447627. Full Text

Luken, W. L., and D. N. Beratan. “Localized orbitals and the Fermi hole.” Theoretica Chimica Acta, vol. 61, no. 3, May 1982, pp. 265–81. Scopus, doi:10.1007/BF00550971. Full Text

Berlin, Yuri A., et al. DNA Electron Transfer Processes: Some Theoretical Notions. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 1–36. Crossref, doi:10.1007/b94471. Full Text