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 / Polyenes / CH2=CHCH=CH2 / Schoen(1962)_295K_49.6-137.9nm(smoo)

DATAFILE: CH2=CHCH=CH2_Schoen(1962)_295K_49.6-137.9nm(smoo).txt
NAME: 1,3-butadiene
AUTHOR(YEAR): Schoen(1962)
T: 295K
λ: 49.6-137.9nm(smoo)
BIBLIOGRAPHY: R.I. Schoen, "Absorption, ionization, and ion-fragmentation cross sections of hydrocarbon vapors under vacuum-ultraviolet radiation", J. Chem. Phys. 37, 2032-2040 (1962); DOI: 10.1063/1.1733423
COMMENTS: High-voltage sparks as a light source, vacuum monochromator and grating; spectral resolution 0.8 nm

The smooth absorption curve (absorption cross sections vs. photon energy of 9-25 eV) depicted in Fig. 19 has been digitized and converted to absorption cross sections vs. wavelength

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