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

Parker Siburt, C. J., et al. “Developing metacognitive and problem-solving skills through problem manipulation.” Journal of Chemical Education, vol. 88, no. 11, Nov. 2011, pp. 1489–95. Scopus, doi:10.1021/ed100891s. Full Text

Pan, X., et al. “Solvent-solute interactions and the Raman CH stretching spectrum of cyclohexane-d11. II. Density dependence in supercritical carbon dioxide.” Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 110, no. 3, Jan. 1999, pp. 1677–86. Scopus, doi:10.1063/1.477809. Full Text

Miller, R. S., and R. A. MacPhail. “Ultraslow nonequilibrium dynamics in supercooled glycerol by stimulated Brillouin gain spectroscopy.” Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 106, no. 8, Feb. 1997, pp. 3393–401. Scopus, doi:10.1063/1.473068. Full Text

Miller, R. S., and R. A. MacPhail. “Complex dynamics and the stimulated gain spectrum of pentylcyanobiphenyl in the isotropic phase.” Chemical Physics Letters, vol. 241, no. 1–2, July 1995, pp. 121–26. Scopus, doi:10.1016/0009-2614(95)00623-C. Full Text

Remar, G. J., and R. A. MacPhail. “Solvent-solute interactions and the Raman CH stretching spectrum of cyclohexane-d11: I. Solvent-dependence.” The Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 103, no. 11, Jan. 1995, pp. 4381–92. Scopus, doi:10.1063/1.470679. Full Text

Grubbs, W. T., and R. A. MacPhail. “High resolution stimulated Brillouin gain spectrometer.” Review of Scientific Instruments, vol. 65, no. 1, Dec. 1994, pp. 34–41. Scopus, doi:10.1063/1.1144743. Full Text

Grubbs, W. T., and R. A. MacPhail. “Dynamics in supercooled glycerol by high resolution stimulated Brillouin gain spectroscopy.” The Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 100, no. 4, Jan. 1994, pp. 2561–70. Scopus, doi:10.1063/1.466503. Full Text

Pan, X., and R. A. MacPhail. “A Raman study of cyclopentane-d9 pseudorotation dynamics as a function of pressuer.” Chemical Physics Letters, vol. 212, no. 1–2, Sept. 1993, pp. 64–70. Scopus, doi:10.1016/0009-2614(93)87108-F. Full Text

MacPhail, R. A., et al. “Variable temperature infrared spectroscopy of cytosine-guanine base pairs: tautomerism versus polarization..” Journal of Biomolecular Structure & Dynamics, vol. 9, no. 5, Apr. 1992, pp. 881–98. Epmc, doi:10.1080/07391102.1992.10507964. 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

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