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 / Aromatic compounds / Benzene, biphenyl / C6H6 / Capalbo(2016)_298K_120.333-210.333nm(0.013nm)

DATAFILE: C6H6_Capalbo(2016)_298K_120.333-210.333nm(0.013nm).txt
NAME: benzene
AUTHOR(YEAR): Capalbo(2016)
T: 298K
λ: 120.333-210.333nm(0.013nm)
BIBLIOGRAPHY: F.J. Capalbo, Y. Bénilan, N. Fray, M. Schwell, N. Champion, Et. Es-sebbar, T.T. Koskinen, I. Lehocki, and R.V. Yelle, "New benzene absorption cross sections in the VUV, relevance for Titan’s upper atmosphere", Icarus 265, 95-109 (2016); DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2015.10.006
COMMENTS: Absorption measurements using synchrotron radiation as a light source at 0.1 nm resolution

Absorption cross sections at steps of 0.013 nm have been obtained by personal communication from Fernando J. Capalbo (July 2016)

The data are published also in "Titan's spectroscopic database"

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