The MPI-Mainz UV/VIS Spectral Atlas

of Gaseous Molecules of Atmospheric Interest

Hannelore Keller-Rudek1, Geert K. Moortgat2, Rolf Sander2, Rüdiger Sörensen1

1Satellite Group

2Atmospheric Chemistry Division

Max-Planck Institute for Chemistry
Mainz, Germany


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When referring to the Spectral Atlas, please cite our publication:

Keller-Rudek, H., Moortgat, G. K., Sander, R., and Sörensen, R.: The MPI-Mainz UV/VIS spectral atlas of gaseous molecules of atmospheric interest, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 5, 365–373, (2013), DOI: 10.5194/essd-5-365-2013

Cross Sections / Alkenes,polyenes+radicals / Alkenes / CH2=CH2 / Platt(1949)_298K_155.0-174.4nm

DATAFILE: CH2=CH2_Platt(1949)_298K_155.0-174.4nm.txt
NAME: ethylene, ethene
AUTHOR(YEAR): Platt(1949)
T: 298K
λ: 155.0-174.4nm
BIBLIOGRAPHY: J. R. Platt, H. B. Klevens, and W. C. Price, "Absorption intensities of ethylenes and acetylenes in the vacuum ultraviolet", J. Chem. Phys. 17, 466-469 (1949); DOI: 10.1063/1.1747290
COMMENTS: Absorption coefficients k (atm, 273 K)-1 cm-1 (base e) as quoted by

M. Zelikoff and K. Watanabe, "Absorption coefficients of ethylene in the vacuum ultraviolet," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 43, 328, 756-759 (1953); DOI: 10.1364/JOSA.43.000756 ,

have been converted to absorption cross sections using factor 3.72×10-20

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