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 / HammondPrice(1955)_298K_161.2-212.5nm

DATAFILE: C6H6_HammondPrice(1955)_298K_161.2-212.5nm.txt
NAME: benzene
AUTHOR(YEAR): HammondPrice(1955)
T: 298K
λ: 161.2-212.5nm
BIBLIOGRAPHY: V.J. Hammond and W.C. Price, "Oscillator strengths of the vacuum ultraviolet absorption bands of benzene and ethylene", Trans. Faraday Soc. 51, 605-610 (1955); DOI: 10.1039/TF9555100605
COMMENTS: A photoelectric recording prism monochromator was used for the absorption measurements

Extinction coefficients vs. wavenumber plotted in Fig. 1 have been digitized and converted to absorption cross sections (conversion factor 3.8235×10-21) vs. wavelength

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