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., 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