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

Ru, Xuyan, et al. “Assessing Possible Mechanisms of Micrometer-Scale Electron Transfer in Heme-Free Geobacter sulfurreducens Pili..” The Journal of Physical Chemistry. B, June 2019. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acs.jpcb.9b01086. Full Text

Bai, Shuming, et al. “Quantum interferences among Dexter energy transfer pathways..” Faraday Discussions, May 2019. Epmc, doi:10.1039/c9fd00007k. Full Text

Peters, John W., et al. “A new era for electron bifurcation..” Current Opinion in Chemical Biology, vol. 47, Dec. 2018, pp. 32–38. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.cbpa.2018.07.026. Full Text

Yang, Benhui, et al. “Inelastic vibrational dynamics of CS in collision with H2 using a full-dimensional potential energy surface..” Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics : Pccp, vol. 20, no. 45, Nov. 2018, pp. 28425–34. Epmc, doi:10.1039/c8cp05819a. Full Text

Bloom, Brian P., et al. “Directing Charge Transfer in Quantum Dot Assemblies..” Accounts of Chemical Research, vol. 51, no. 10, Oct. 2018, pp. 2565–73. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acs.accounts.8b00355. Full Text

Ma, Zheng, et al. “A Nonequilibrium Molecular Dynamics Study of Infrared Perturbed Electron Transfer..” Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation, vol. 14, no. 9, Sept. 2018, pp. 4818–32. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acs.jctc.8b00001. Full Text

Ma, Zheng, et al. “How can infra-red excitation both accelerate and slow charge transfer in the same molecule?.” Chemical Science, vol. 9, no. 30, Aug. 2018, pp. 6395–405. Epmc, doi:10.1039/c8sc00092a. Full Text

Sha, Ruojie, et al. “Charge splitters and charge transport junctions based on guanine quadruplexes..” Nature Nanotechnology, vol. 13, no. 4, Apr. 2018, pp. 316–21. Epmc, doi:10.1038/s41565-018-0070-x. Full Text

Liu, R., et al. “Improving Solar Cell Performance Using Quantum Dot Triad Charge-Separation Engines.” Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 122, no. 11, Mar. 2018, pp. 5924–34. Scopus, doi:10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b00010. Full Text

Yang, Benhui, et al. “Full-Dimensional Quantum Dynamics of SiO in Collision with H2..” The Journal of Physical Chemistry. A, vol. 122, no. 6, Feb. 2018, pp. 1511–20. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acs.jpca.7b09762. Full Text

Pages

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