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Journal Articles

  • "Low-Cost Raman Spectroscopy using a Violet Diode Laser", P.J. Bisson, G. Parodi, D. Rigos, J.E. Whitten, The Chemical Educator, submitted
  • "A Comparison of FT-IR and FT-IR/PBD Spectra of Powders," P.G. Varlashkin, M.J.D. Low, G.A. Parodi, and C. Morterra, Applied Spectroscopy, 40, 636-641, (1986).
  • "Dispersive Photoacoustic Spectroscopy of Solids in the Infrared Range," M.J.D. Low and G.A. Parodi, J. Photoacoust., 1, 131-144, (1982).
  • "A Detection System for Photoacoustic Spectroscopy," M.J.D. Low, G.A. Parodi, and M. Lacroix, Chem., Biomed., and Environ. Instrumentation, 11 , 265-271, (1981).
  • "Reactions of Amines with Haloalkanes. 5. Dissolution of Copper Activated by Sulfur in n-Butylamine-Carbon Tetrachloride Solutions," G.A. Parodi and J.G. Miller, J.Phys. Chem. , 84 , 2968-72, (1980).
  • "Infrared Photoacoustic Spectroscopy of Surfaces," M.J.D. Low and G.A. Parodi, J. Mol. Struct., 61 , 119-124, (1980).
  • "Infrared Photoacoustic Spectra of Solids and Surface Species," M.J.D. Low and G. A. Parodi, Applied Spectroscopy, 34 , 76-80, (1980).
  • "Infrared Photoacoustic Spectra of Solids ," M.J.D. Low and G.A. Parodi, Spectrosc. Lett., 13 , 151-158, (1980).
  • "An Infrared Photoacoustic Spectrometer," M.J.D. Low and G.A. Parodi, Infrared Physics, 20 , 333-340, (1980).
  • "The Use of Carbon as a Reference in Photoacoustic Spectroscopy," M.J.D. Low and G.A. Parodi, Spectrosc. Lett., 13 , 663-669, (1980).
  • "Infrared Photoacoustic Spectra of Surface Species in the 4000-2000 cm-1 Region Using a Broad Band Source," M.J.D. Low and G.A. Parodi, Spectrosc. Lett., 11 , 581-588, (1978).

Other Publications

  • "Covalent Solids," George A. Parodi, Magill's Survey of Science, Physical Science Series, 3, 597- 604, (1992).
  • "Ionic Solids," George A. Parodi, Magill's Survey of Science, Physical Sciences Series, 4, 1190-1196, (1992).
  • "Metals," George A. Parodi, Magill's Survey of Science, Physical Science Series, 4, 1380-1386, (1992 ).

Presentations, Collaborations, Supervised Articles

  • "Synthesis and Photochemical Reactivity of Isopseudopsoralens," Loredana Soceneantu (Tetsuo Otsuki and George Parodi). Presented by Loredana Soceneantu at the Fifth National Undergraduate Research Conference, Pasadena, California, March 1991.
  • "Complexes of Alkylamines with Carbon Tetrachloride," G.A. Parodi. Presented as a poster at the Fourth Annual Symposium of the North Carolina Section of the American Chemical Society, Challenges in Computational Chemistry, September, 14, 1990.

Grants


While at Saint Anselm College

  • Summer Research Grant, "Surface Modifications of High Temperature Superconductors.", Summer 2003.
  • Sabbatical awarded by Saint Anselm College, Fall Semester 1997;
  • "Improving Upper-Level Laboratory Instruction at Saint Anselm College," $18,000 funded by the Special Grants Program of the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation and Saint Anselm College, 1992;

While at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown

  • "Further Studies of the Quantitative Aspects of Photoacoustic Spectroscopy," Natural Sciences Division, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, $835, October 1987;
  • College Grant to Aid Education in Spectroscopy, Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh, $2021, January 1984;
  • "Quantitative Aspects of Photoacoustic Spectroscopy," University of Pittsburgh, $2,000, June 1982;
  • "Construction and Operation of an Infrared Photoacoustic Spectrometer," University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, $2000, June 1982;