Faculty Profiles

Peng Zhang
Associate Research Professor of Chemistry
Office: 
5313 French Science Center, Durham, NC 27705
Phone: 
(919) 660-1675
Fax: 
(919) 660-1605

Overview

Education:

Postdoctoral Associate, Harvard Smithsonian Center For Astrophysics, Harvard University 2005 - 2011

Ph.D., Emory University 2005

M.S., Peking University (China) 1999

B.S., Zhengzhou University (China) 1996

Research Areas:
Theoretical, Physical

Xiang, L., et al. “Conductance and Configuration of Molecular Gold-Water-Gold Junctions under Electric Fields.” Matter, vol. 3, no. 1, July 2020, pp. 166–79. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.matt.2020.03.023. Full Text

Tong, Jing, et al. “A Robust Bioderived Wavelength-Specific Photosensor Based on BLUF Proteins.Sensors and Actuators. B, Chemical, vol. 310, May 2020. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.snb.2020.127838. Full Text

Li, Xiao, et al. “Symmetry controlled photo-selection and charge separation in butadiyne-bridged donor-bridge-acceptor compounds.Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics : Pccp, vol. 22, no. 17, May 2020, pp. 9664–76. Epmc, doi:10.1039/d0cp01235a. Full Text

Jin, Ye, et al. “Revisiting the Hole Size in Double Helical DNA with Localized Orbital Scaling Corrections.The Journal of Physical Chemistry. B, vol. 124, no. 16, Apr. 2020, pp. 3428–35. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acs.jpcb.0c03112. Full Text

Yang, B., et al. “Full-dimensional quantum dynamics of SO(X3Σ-) in collision with H2.” Chemical Physics, vol. 532, Apr. 2020. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.chemphys.2020.110695. Full Text

Kang, Youn K., et al. “Orientational Dependence of Cofacial Porphyrin-Quinone Electronic Interactions within the Strong Coupling Regime.The Journal of Physical Chemistry. B, vol. 123, no. 49, Dec. 2019, pp. 10456–62. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acs.jpcb.9b07627. Full Text

Banziger, Susannah D., et al. “Unsymmetrical Bis-Alkynyl Complexes Based on Co(III)(cyclam): Synthesis, Ultrafast Charge Separation, and Analysis.Inorganic Chemistry, vol. 58, no. 22, Nov. 2019, pp. 15487–97. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acs.inorgchem.9b02557. Full Text

Yuly, Jonathon L., et al. “Electron bifurcation: progress and grand challenges.Chemical Communications (Cambridge, England), vol. 55, no. 79, Oct. 2019, pp. 11823–32. Epmc, doi:10.1039/c9cc05611d. Full Text

Bai, Shuming, et al. “Quantum interferences among Dexter energy transfer pathways.Faraday Discussions, vol. 216, no. 0, July 2019, pp. 301–18. Epmc, doi:10.1039/c9fd00007k. Full Text

Ru, Xuyan, et al. “Assessing Possible Mechanisms of Micrometer-Scale Electron Transfer in Heme-Free Geobacter sulfurreducens Pili.The Journal of Physical Chemistry. B, vol. 123, no. 24, June 2019, pp. 5035–47. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acs.jpcb.9b01086. Full Text

Pages

Ru, Xuyan, et al. “Assessing possible mechanisms of micrometer scale electron transfer in heme free geobacter sulfurreducens pili.” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 258, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2019.

Sha, Ruojie, et al. “Charge splitters and charge transport junctions based on guanine quadruplexes.” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 256, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2018.

Valdiviezo, Jesus, et al. “Ratchet mechanisms for directional charge transport in molecular structures.” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 256, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2018.

Ru, Xuyan, et al. “Theoretical studies of cytochrome c peroxidase - cytochrome c electron transfer: The role of tryptophan.” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 255, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2018.

Bai, Yusong, et al. “Regulating long-wavelength absorptivity and phoptphysics of oligo(porphinato)metal(II) chromophores through variation of electronically excited state proquinoidal character.” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 252, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2016.

Liu, Chaoren, et al. “Engineering nanometer-scale coherence in soft matter.” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 251, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2016.

Rupakheti, Chetan, et al. “Development of property-biased diversity-oriented molecular libraries: Applications to organic light emitting diodes.” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 250, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2015.

Yue, Yuankai, et al. “Electron transfer rate modulation in a compact Re(I) donor-acceptor complex.” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 249, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2015.

Lin, Jiaxing, et al. “Addressing solar energy design and optimization challenges with theory.” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 248, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2014.

Tscherbul, T. V., et al. “Collision-induced spin exchange of alkali-metal atoms with 3He.” Journal of Physics: Conference Series, vol. 194, no. 12, 2009. Scopus, doi:10.1088/1742-6596/194/12/122006. Full Text