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

Zhang, P., et al. “Approach to thermal equilibrium in atomic collisions.” Physical Review Letters, vol. 100, no. 10, Mar. 2008. Scopus, doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.100.103001. Full Text

Zhang, P., and A. Dalgarno. “Static dipole polarizability of ytterbium.” Journal of Physical Chemistry A, vol. 111, no. 49, Dec. 2007, pp. 12471–76. Scopus, doi:10.1021/jp0750856. Full Text

Shepler, B. C., et al. “Low energy H+CO scattering revisited CO rotational excitation with new potential surfaces.” Astronomy and Astrophysics, vol. 475, no. 2, Nov. 2007. Scopus, doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20078693. Full Text

Zhang, P., et al. “Thermalization of suprathermal N(4S) atoms in He and Ar gases.” Molecular Physics, vol. 105, no. 11–12, June 2007, pp. 1487–96. Scopus, doi:10.1080/00268970701210008. Full Text

Zhang, Jianyang, et al. “An experimental and theoretical study of ring closing dynamics in HN3..” Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics : Pccp, vol. 8, no. 14, Apr. 2006, pp. 1690–96. Epmc, doi:10.1039/b600599c. Full Text

Midey, A. J., et al. “Ion chemistry of NOO +.” Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 124, no. 11, Mar. 2006. Scopus, doi:10.1063/1.2177257. Full Text

Midey, A. J., et al. “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, vol. 110, no. 9, Mar. 2006, pp. 3080–86. Scopus, doi:10.1021/jp054376g. Full Text

Babikov, D., et al. “Cyclic-N 3. II. Significant geometric phase effects in the vibrational spectra.” Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 122, no. 4, Aug. 2005. Scopus, doi:10.1063/1.1824905. Full Text

Zhang, P., et al. “High-level ab initio studies of unimolecular dissociation of the ground-state N 3 radical.” Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 122, no. 1, Aug. 2005. Scopus, doi:10.1063/1.1804497. Full Text

Liu, J., et al. “A new mechanism for the production of highly vibrationally excited OH in the mesosphere: An ab initio study of the reactions of O2 (A ∑u+3 and A′ Δu3) +H.” Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 122, no. 10, Mar. 2005. Scopus, doi:10.1063/1.1862233. Full Text

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