Faculty Profiles

David N. Beratan
R.J. Reynolds 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

Onuchic, J, and Beratan, D. "Tunneling pathways in proteins: From biology to molecular electronics." Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Engineering in Medicine and Biology pt 4 (1990): 1764-1765.

Beratan, DN. "Strategies for the 'molecular engineering' of chemical, electronic, and optical devices." Proceedings of the Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference 3 (1990): 519-520.

Beratan, DN. "Influence of gap states on the nonresonant second hyperpolarizabilities of conjugated organic polymers." Journal of physical chemistry 93.10 (1989): 3915-3920.

Hopfield, JJ, Onuchic, JN, and Beratan, DN. "Electronic shift register memory based on molecular electron-transfer reactions." Journal of Physical Chemistry 93.17 (1989): 6350-6357.

Beratan, DN, Hopfield, JJ, and Onuchic, J. "Ultrasmall memories based on electron transfer reactions." Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology - Proceedings 11 pt 4 (1989): 1322--.

Beratan, DN, and Onuchic, JN. "Electron tunneling pathways in proteins: influences on the transfer rate." Photosynthesis Research 22.3 (1989): 173-186. Full Text

Beratan, DN, Onuchic, JN, and Hopfield, JJ. "Information storage at the molecular level: the design of a molecular shift register memory." Journal of the British Interplanetary Society 42 (1989): 468-473. (Academic Article)

BERATAN, DN, LEE, MA, ALLENDER, DW, and RISSER, S. "STRUCTURAL DEPENDENCE OF THE PI-ELECTRON CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE OPTICAL 2ND HYPERPOLARIZABILITY OF LINEAR CONJUGATED ORGANIC-MOLECULES." LIQUID CRYSTAL CHEMISTRY, PHYSICS, AND APPLICATIONS 1080 (1989): 101-107.

COWAN, JA, UPMACIS, RK, BERATAN, DN, ONUCHIC, JN, and GRAY, HB. "LONG-RANGE ELECTRON-TRANSFER IN MYOGLOBIN." ANNALS OF THE NEW YORK ACADEMY OF SCIENCES 550 (December 31, 1988): 68-84. Full Text

Hopfield, JJ, Onuchic, JN, and Beratan, DN. "A molecular shift register based on electron transfer." Science 241.4867 (August 12, 1988): 817-820. Full Text

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