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 / Kovacs(2009)_295K_248nm

DATAFILE: C6H6_Kovacs(2009)_295K_248nm.txt
NAME: benzene
AUTHOR(YEAR): Kovacs(2009)
T: 295K
λ: 248nm
BIBLIOGRAPHY: T. Kovács, M.A. Blitz, P.W. Seakins, and M.J. Pilling, "H atom formation from benzene and toluene photoexcitation at 248 nm", J. Chem. Phys.. 131, 204304-1 - 204304-12 (2009); DOI: 10.1063/1.3262701
COMMENTS: Two-photon photolysis of benzene observed by 248 nm excimer laser excitation and monitoring the H atoms formed from the excited 1B2u state by absorption of a second photon

The data file gives this second absorption cross section σ2

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