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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Quantum Yields


Contact, Impressum, Acknowledgements

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 / Alkynes,polyynes+radicals / Alkynes / C2H2 / Smith(1991)_295K_174-201nm

DATAFILE: C2H2_Smith(1991)_295K_174-201nm.txt
NAME: acetylene, ethyne
AUTHOR(YEAR): Smith(1991)
T: 295K
λ: 174-201nm
BIBLIOGRAPHY: P.L. Smith, K. Yoshino, W.H. Parkinson, K. Ito, and Stark. G., "High-resolution, VUV (147-201 nm) photoabsorption cross sections for C2H2 at 195 and 295 K", J. Geophys. Res. 96(E2), 17529-17533 (1991); DOI: 10.1029/91JE01739

High-resolution (∼0.0075 nm) absorption measurements

Absorption cross sections from CfA (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics) Molecular Databases:

The peaks at 191 and 195 nm are due to acetone impurities

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