Faculty Profiles

Richard MacPhail
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Office: 
French Family Science Center, Room 1216, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: 
(919) 660-1536
Fax: 
(919) 660-1605

Overview

Education:

Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley 1981

B.A., Oberlin College 1977

Research Areas:
Physical, Education

Grubbs, W. T., and R. A. MacPhail. “High-resolution stimulated Brillouin gain spectroscopy of liquid carbon disulfide: Dependence of the linewidths and peak gain on scattering angle.” The Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 97, no. 1, Jan. 1992, pp. 19–25. Scopus, doi:10.1063/1.463617. Full Text

Grubbs, W. T., and R. A. MacPhail. “High-resolution stimulated Brillouin gain spectroscopy of liquid benzene shows no evidence of a "structural transition".” Journal of Physical Chemistry, vol. 96, no. 22, Jan. 1992, pp. 8688–90. Scopus, doi:10.1021/j100201a005. Full Text

Grubbs, W. T., and R. A. MacPhail. “Rotational-translational coupling and asymmetric line shapes in the high resolution stimulated Brillouin gain spectra of liquid carbon disulfide.” The Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 97, no. 12, Jan. 1992, pp. 8906–14. Scopus, doi:10.1063/1.463365. Full Text

Cates, D. A., and R. A. MacPhail. “A Raman study of solvent effects on n-butane: Torsional dynamics, rotational dynamics, and conformational equilibrium.” Journal of Physical Chemistry, vol. 95, no. 6, Dec. 1991, pp. 2209–17.

Ratanaphruks, K., et al. “cw stimulated Brillouin gain spectroscopy of liquids.” Chemical Physics Letters, vol. 182, no. 3–4, Aug. 1991, pp. 371–78. Scopus, doi:10.1016/0009-2614(91)80231-L. Full Text

MacPhail, R. A., and F. C. Monroe. “Frequency-dependent solvent friction and torsional damping in liquid 1,2-difluoroethane.” Chemical Physics, vol. 152, no. 1–2, Apr. 1991, pp. 93–105. Scopus, doi:10.1016/0301-0104(91)80037-I. Full Text

MacPhail, R. A. “Raman spectroscopic study of reaction dynamics.” Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, vol. 2, Dec. 1990. Scopus, doi:10.1088/0953-8984/2/S/025. Full Text

MacPhail, R. A., and J. E. Variyar. “Pseudorotation dynamics in liquid cyclopentane by Raman spectroscopy.” Chemical Physics Letters, vol. 161, no. 3, Sept. 1989, pp. 239–44. Scopus, doi:10.1016/S0009-2614(89)87067-8. Full Text

MacPhail, R. A., and D. Kivelson. “Relaxation in supercooled liquids: Similarities between projected and unprojected correlation functions.” The Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 90, no. 11, Jan. 1989, pp. 6549–54. Scopus, doi:10.1063/1.456683. Full Text

MacPhail, R. A., and D. Kivelson. “Relaxation in supercooled liquids: A generalized hydrodynamic description.” The Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 90, no. 11, Jan. 1989, pp. 6555–62. Scopus, doi:10.1063/1.456322. Full Text

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