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  • B.S., Physics, Iowa State University
  • M.S., Ph.D., Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Research & Scholarship Interests

Experimental Biological Physics, inelastic light scattering, ultrafast pump-probe laser spectroscopy
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Department Research Areas

Selected Publications

  • B. Salna, A. Benabbas, P. M. Champion, Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer and the Linear Approximation for Coupling to the Donor–Acceptor Distance Fluctuations, Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 121, 2017, 2199-2207
  • Y. Sun, A. Benabbas, W. Zeng, S. Muralidharan, E.M. Boon, P.M. Champion, Kinetic Control of O2 Reactivity in H-NOX Domains, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 120, 2016, 5351-5358
  • B. Salna, A. Benabbas, J.T. Sage, J. van Thor, P.M. Champion, Wide-dynamic-range Kinetic Investigations of Deep Proton Tunnelling in Proteins, Nature Chemistry, 8, 2016, 874-880
  • A. Benabbas, B. Salna, J.T. Sage, P.M. Champion, Deep Proton Tunneling in the Electronically Adiabatic and Non-adiabatic Limits: Comparison of the Quantum and Classical Treatment of Donor-Acceptor Motion, Journal of Chemical Physics, 142, 2015, 114101
  • V. Karunakaran, Y. Sun, A. Benabbas, P.M. Champion, Investigations of the Low Frequency Modes of Ferric Cytochrome c Using Vibrational Coherence Spectroscopy, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 118, 2014, 6062-6070
  • Y. Sun, A. Benabbas, W. Zeng, J.G. Kleingardner, K.L. Bren, P.M. Champion, Investigations of Heme Distortion, Low-Frequency Vibrational Excitations, and Electron Transfer in Cytochrome c, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111, 2014, 6570-6575
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March 22, 2016

23 COE faculty and affiliates were recipients of FY17 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 12 different projects representing over $600K dollars of investment in research.