Faculty Profiles

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



Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley 1981

B.A., Oberlin College 1977

Research Areas:
Physical, Education

MacPhail, R. A., and R. G. Snyder. “Torsional damping and solvent friction in liquid n-butane: Experimental estimates from Raman spectroscopy.” The Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 91, no. 7, Jan. 1989, pp. 3895–902. Scopus, doi:10.1063/1.456821. Full Text

Ou-Yang, H. D., et al. “Nonlinear ultrasonically induced birefringence in gold sols: Frequency-dependent diffusion.” Physical Review A, vol. 33, no. 1, Jan. 1986, pp. 611–19. Scopus, doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.33.611. Full Text

MacPhail, R., and D. Kivelson. “Viscoelasticity the high-frequency viscosity factorf.” Molecular Physics, vol. 54, no. 5, Apr. 1985, pp. 1203–12. Scopus, doi:10.1080/00268978500100951. Full Text

MacPhail, R. A., and H. L. Strauss. “Can the Bloch equations describe the vibrational spectra of a reacting molecule?.” The Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 82, no. 3, Jan. 1985, pp. 1156–66. Scopus, doi:10.1063/1.448964. Full Text

MacPhail, Richard, and Daniel Kivelson. “Visoelasticity. The High-Frequency Viscosity Factor.” Molec. Phys., vol. 54, 1985, pp. 1203–12.

MacPhail, R. A., et al. “C-H stretching modes and the structure of n-alkyl chains. 2. Long, all-trans chains.” Journal of Physical Chemistry, vol. 88, no. 3, Dec. 1984, pp. 334–41.

MacPhail, R. A., and D. Kivelson. “Generalized hydrodynamic theory of viscoelasticity.” The Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 80, no. 5, Dec. 1983, pp. 2102–14.

Wong, J. S., et al. “Local mode spectra of inequivalent C-H oscillators in cycloalkanes and cycloalkenes.” Journal of Physical Chemistry, vol. 86, no. 8, Jan. 1982, pp. 1478–84. Scopus, doi:10.1021/j100397a054. Full Text

MacPhail, R. A., et al. “The motional collapse of the methyl C-H stretching vibration bands.” The Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 77, no. 3, Jan. 1982, pp. 1118–37. Scopus, doi:10.1063/1.443996. Full Text

Snyder, R. G., et al. VIBRATIONAL BAND SHAPES FOR n-ALKANE: UREA CLATHRATES.. Dec. 1980, pp. 476–77.