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

Zhang, P, Kharchenko, V, and Dalgarno, A. "Thermalization of suprathermal N(4S) atoms in He and Ar gases." Molecular Physics 105.11-12 (June 1, 2007): 1487-1496. Full Text

Zhang, J, Zhang, P, Chen, Y, Yuan, K, Harich, SA, Wang, X, Wang, Z, Yang, X, Morokuma, K, and Wodtke, AM. "An experimental and theoretical study of ring closing dynamics in HN3." Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP 8.14 (April 2006): 1690-1696. Full Text

Midey, AJ, Fernandez, AI, Viggiano, AA, Zhang, P, and Morokuma, K. "Ion chemistry of NOO +." Journal of Chemical Physics 124.11 (March 31, 2006). Full Text

Midey, AJ, Viggiano, AA, Zhang, P, Irle, S, and Morokuma, K. "A study of the reaction of N + with O 2: Experimental quantification of NO +(a 3∑ +) production (298-500 K) and computational study of the overall reaction pathways." Journal of Physical Chemistry A 110.9 (March 9, 2006): 3080-3086. Full Text

Babikov, D, Kendrick, BK, Zhang, P, and Morokuma, K. "Cyclic-N3. II. Significant geometric phase effects in the vibrational spectra." Journal of Chemical Physics 122.4 (August 9, 2005). Full Text

Zhang, P, Morokuma, K, and Wodtke, AM. "High-level ab initio studies of unimolecular dissociation of the ground-state N 3 radical." Journal of Chemical Physics 122.1 (August 8, 2005). Full Text

Popovic, S, Midey, AJ, Williams, S, Fernandez, AI, Viggiano, AA, Zhang, P, and Morokuma, K. "Ion-molecule rate constants and branching ratios for the reaction of N 3++O 2 from 120 to 1400 K." Journal of Chemical Physics 121.19 (November 15, 2004): 9481-9488. Full Text

Babikov, D, Zhang, P, and Morokuma, K. "Cyclic-N 3. I. An accurate potential energy surface for the ground doublet electronic state up to the energy of the 2A 2/ 2B 1 conical intersection." Journal of Chemical Physics 121.14 (October 8, 2004): 6743-6749. Full Text

Zhang, P, Irle, S, Morokuma, K, and Tschumper, GS. "Ab initio theoretical studies of potential energy surfaces in the photodissociation of the vinyl radical. I. Ã state dissociation." Journal of Chemical Physics 119.13 (October 1, 2003): 6524-6538. Full Text