Faculty Profiles

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



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

Yang, Benhui, et al. “Quantum dynamics of CO-H₂ in full dimensionality..” Nature Communications, vol. 6, Jan. 2015. Epmc, doi:10.1038/ncomms7629. Full Text

Peng, Degao, et al. “Restricted second random phase approximations and Tamm-Dancoff approximations for electronic excitation energy calculations..” The Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 141, no. 21, Dec. 2014. Epmc, doi:10.1063/1.4901716. Full Text

Yue, Yuankai, et al. “Full-electron ligand-to-ligand charge transfer in a compact Re(I) complex..” The Journal of Physical Chemistry. A, vol. 118, no. 45, Nov. 2014, pp. 10407–15. Epmc, doi:10.1021/jp5039877. Full Text

Yue, Yuankai, et al. “Evaluating the extent of intramolecular charge transfer in the excited states of rhenium(I) donor-acceptor complexes with time-resolved vibrational spectroscopy..” The Journal of Physical Chemistry. B, vol. 117, no. 49, Dec. 2013, pp. 15903–16. Epmc, doi:10.1021/jp409628e. Full Text

Bloom, B. P., et al. “Ligand-induced changes in the characteristic size-dependent electronic energies of CdSe nanocrystals.” Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 117, no. 43, Oct. 2013, pp. 22401–11. Scopus, doi:10.1021/jp403164w. Full Text

Lin, J., et al. “Triplet excitation energy dynamics in metal-organic frameworks.” Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 117, no. 43, Oct. 2013, pp. 22250–59. Scopus, doi:10.1021/jp401515r. Full Text

Gacesa, M., et al. “Non-thermal escape of molecular hydrogen from Mars.” Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 39, no. 10, May 2012. Scopus, doi:10.1029/2012GL050904. Full Text

Loreau, Jérôme, et al. “Scattering of nitrogen molecules by silver atoms..” The Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 136, no. 16, Apr. 2012. Epmc, doi:10.1063/1.3703518. Full Text

Lewkow, N. R., et al. “Energy relaxation of helium atoms in astrophysical gases.” Astrophysical Journal, vol. 756, no. 1, Jan. 2012. Scopus, doi:10.1088/0004-637X/756/1/57. Full Text

Brahms, N., et al. “Formation and dynamics of van der Waals molecules in buffer-gas traps.” Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, vol. 13, no. 42, Nov. 2011, pp. 19125–41. Scopus, doi:10.1039/c1cp21317b. Full Text