Patrick Charbonneau

Associate Professor of Chemistry

Office Location: 
5329 French Science, 124 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27708
Front Office Address: 
Box 90347, Durham, NC 27708-0347
Phone: 
(919) 613-6261

Overview

Professor Charbonneau studies soft matter. His work combines theory and simulation to understand the glass problem, protein crystallization, microphase formation, and colloidal assembly in external fields.

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Harvard University 2006

  • B.S., McGill University (Canada) 2001

Meel, JAV, Frenkel, D, and Charbonneau, P. "Geometrical frustration: A study of four-dimensional hard spheres." Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics 79.3 (2009). Full Text Open Access Copy

Meel, JAV, Charbonneau, B, Fortini, A, and Charbonneau, P. "Hard-sphere crystallization gets rarer with increasing dimension." Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics 80.6 (2009). Full Text Open Access Copy

Mladek, BM, Charbonneau, P, Likos, CN, Frenkel, D, and Kahl, G. "Multiple occupancy crystals formed by purely repulsive soft particles." Journal of Physics Condensed Matter 20.49 (2008). Full Text

Charbonneau, P, Das, C, and Frenkel, D. "Dynamical heterogeneity in a glass-forming ideal gas." Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics 78.1 (2008). Full Text Open Access Copy

Charbonneau, P, and Reichman, DR. "Phase behavior and far-from-equilibrium gelation in charged attractive colloids." Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics 75.5 (2007). Full Text Open Access Copy

Charbonneau, P, and Frenkel, D. "Gas-solid coexistence of adhesive spheres." Journal of Chemical Physics 126.19 (2007). Full Text Open Access Copy

Charbonneau, P, and Reichman, DR. "Systematic characterization of thermodynamic and dynamical phase behavior in systems with short-ranged attraction." Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics 75.1 (2007). Full Text Open Access Copy

Mladek, BM, Charbonneau, P, and Frenkel, D. "Phase coexistence of cluster crystals: Beyond the gibbs phase rule." Physical Review Letters 99.23 (2007). Full Text Open Access Copy

Reichman, DR, and Charbonneau, P. "Mode-coupling theory." Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment 5 (2005): 267-289. Full Text Open Access Copy

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