1990 - George C. Pimentel Award in Chemical Education, American Chemical Society (ACS)
1989 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
1989 - Priestley Medal, American Chemical Society (ACS)
1987 - Oesper Award, University of Cincinnati and American Chemical Society
1986 - Welch Award in Chemistry, Robert A. Welch Foundation
1983 - US President's National Medal of Science "For his varied and ingenious use of infrared spectroscopy to study chemical bonding and molecular dynamics, and for his discovery of the first chemically pumped laser, which has had strong scientific impact as well as practical applications.", Presented by President Reagan at a White House Ceremony on February 27, 1985.
1983 - Peter Debye Award, American Chemical Society (ACS)
1982 - Linus Pauling Award, American Chemical Society (ACS)
1982 - Wolf Prize in Chemistry, Wolf Foundation for development of matrix isolation spectroscopy and for the discovery of photodissociation lasers and chemical lasers.
1966 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences
1965 - Fellow of American Physical Society (APS)
1954 - Fellow of John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
His scientific interests lie mostly in Infrared, Photochemistry, Hydrogen bond, Analytical chemistry and Matrix isolation. His study in Infrared is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Molecular physics, Naphthalene and Molecular vibration. His studies in Photochemistry integrate themes in fields like Molecule, Solid nitrogen, Nitrogen and Matrix.
His Hydrogen bond research incorporates elements of Crystallography, Frequency shift, Standard enthalpy of formation and Atomic physics. The concepts of his Analytical chemistry study are interwoven with issues in Dye laser and Dichroism. His study focuses on the intersection of Halogen bond and fields such as Spin isomers of hydrogen with connections in the field of Chemical bond.
George C. Pimentel mainly focuses on Photochemistry, Infrared, Infrared spectroscopy, Analytical chemistry and Photodissociation. His research in Photochemistry intersects with topics in Chemical reaction, Excited state, Molecule, Matrix isolation and Radical. He focuses mostly in the field of Infrared, narrowing it down to matters related to Hydrogen bond and, in some cases, Crystallography.
His research integrates issues of Deuterium, Hydrogen and Physical chemistry in his study of Infrared spectroscopy. George C. Pimentel has researched Analytical chemistry in several fields, including Reaction rate constant and Chemical laser. He interconnects Hydrazoic acid and Solid nitrogen in the investigation of issues within Photodissociation.
His main research concerns Photochemistry, Matrix isolation, Photodissociation, Excited state and Krypton. His Photochemistry research includes themes of Intersystem crossing, Singlet state, Chemical reaction and Infrared spectroscopy. His Infrared spectroscopy research incorporates themes from Hydrogen, Moiety, Infrared, Hydrogen bond and Intramolecular force.
His Excited state research also works with subjects such as
George C. Pimentel mostly deals with Matrix isolation, Photochemistry, Excited state, Krypton and Photodissociation. His Matrix isolation study is associated with Infrared spectroscopy. His studies deal with areas such as Chemical reaction and Singlet state as well as Photochemistry.
His work in Conformational isomerism tackles topics such as Hydrogen atom which are related to areas like Crystallography. The concepts of his Stereochemistry study are interwoven with issues in Ultraviolet irradiation, Molecule and Matrix. His work on Argon as part of his general Analytical chemistry study is frequently connected to Propene, thereby bridging the divide between different branches of science.
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The hydrogen bond
George C. Pimentel;Aubrey L McClellan;Roger Hayward.
The Bonding of Trihalide and Bifluoride Ions by the Molecular Orbital Method
George C. Pimentel.
Journal of Chemical Physics (1951)
Infrared Studies of Hydrogen Bonding of Water by the Matrix Isolation Technique
Matthias Van Thiel;Edwin D. Becker;George C. Pimentel.
Journal of Chemical Physics (1957)
Matrix Isolation Method for the Experimental Study of Unstable Species
Eric Whittle;David A. Dows;George C. Pimentel.
Journal of Chemical Physics (1954)
Correlation of Infrared Stretching Frequencies and Hydrogen Bond Distances in Crystals
George C. Pimentel;Charles H. Sederholm.
Journal of Chemical Physics (1956)
ATOMIC IODINE PHOTODISSOCIATION LASER
Jerome V. V. Kasper;George C. Pimentel.
Applied Physics Letters (1964)
Vibrational Energy Distribution through Chemical Laser Studies. I. Fluorine Atoms plus Hydrogen or Methane
John H. Parker;George C. Pimentel.
Journal of Chemical Physics (1969)
Infrared Spectrum and Vibrational Potential Function of Ketene and the Deuterated Ketenes
C. Bradley Moore;George C. Pimentel.
Journal of Chemical Physics (1963)
Systematics of the Infrared Spectral Properties of Hydrogen Bonding Systems: Frequency Shift, Half Width and Intensity
Charles M. Huggins;George C. Pimentel.
The Journal of Physical Chemistry (1956)
Isomerization of Nitrous Acid: An Infrared Photochemical Reaction
Richard T. Hall;George C. Pimentel.
Journal of Chemical Physics (1963)
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