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

Wierzbinski, E., et al. “Correction to effect of backbone flexibility on charge transfer rates in Peptide nucleic Acid duplexes.Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 134, no. 31, Aug. 2012, p. 13141. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ja306598z. Full Text

Wierzbinski, Emil, et al. “Effect of backbone flexibility on charge transfer rates in peptide nucleic acid duplexes.Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 134, no. 22, June 2012, pp. 9335–42. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ja301677z. Full Text

Jiang, N., et al. “Design of coupled porphyrin chromophores with unusually large hyperpolarizabilities.” Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 116, no. 17, May 2012, pp. 9724–33. Scopus, doi:10.1021/jp2115065. Full Text

Kuznetsov, A. E., et al. “Structural and electronic properties of bare and capped Cd nSen/CdnTen Nanoparticles (n = 6, 9).” Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 116, no. 12, Mar. 2012, pp. 6817–30. Scopus, doi:10.1021/jp2109187. Full Text

Balabin, Ilya A., et al. “Exploring biological electron transfer pathway dynamics with the Pathways plugin for VMD.Journal of Computational Chemistry, vol. 33, no. 8, Mar. 2012, pp. 906–10. Epmc, doi:10.1002/jcc.22927. Full Text

Polizzi, Nicholas F., et al. “Physical constraints on charge transport through bacterial nanowires.Faraday Discussions, vol. 155, Jan. 2012, pp. 43–62. Epmc, doi:10.1039/c1fd00098e. Full Text

Wolak, M. A., et al. “Electronic structure of self-assembled peptide nucleic acid thin films.” Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 115, no. 34, Sept. 2011, pp. 17123–35. Scopus, doi:10.1021/jp201602j. Full Text

Balaeff, Alexander, et al. “B-DNA to zip-DNA: simulating a DNA transition to a novel structure with enhanced charge-transport characteristics.The Journal of Physical Chemistry. A, vol. 115, no. 34, Sept. 2011, pp. 9377–91. Epmc, doi:10.1021/jp110871g. Full Text

Susumu, Kimihiro, et al. “Two-photon absorption properties of proquinoidal D-A-D and A-D-A quadrupolar chromophores.The Journal of Physical Chemistry. A, vol. 115, no. 22, June 2011, pp. 5525–39. Epmc, doi:10.1021/jp2000738. Full Text

Carias, Horacio, et al. “Floquet analysis for vibronically modulated electron tunneling.The Journal of Physical Chemistry. B, vol. 115, no. 18, May 2011, pp. 5510–18. Epmc, doi:10.1021/jp111097a. Full Text

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