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Center for Biological Electron Transfer and Catalysis (BETCy)

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Director

John Peters


Lead Institution

Montana State University


Year Established

2014


Mission

To investigate electron bifurcation, electron-ion coupling, and redox catalysis in model enzymes to provide a detailed understanding of mechanisms of electron transfer reactions involved in the efficient conversion of electrochemical potential into chemical bond energy.


Research Topics

solar (fuels), biofuels (including algae and biomass), bio-inspired, hydrogen and fuel cells


Materials Studied

Materials: biological (DNA, protein)

Interfaces: None

Nanostructured Materials: None


Experimental and Theoretical Methods

X-ray diffraction and scattering, density functional theory (DFT), quantum mechanics, classical mechanics


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Partner Institutions

  • Arizona State University
  • Duke University
  • Montana State University
  • National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Kentucky
  • University of Washington
  • Utah State University

BES Staff Contact

Robert Stack

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