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 / Hydrogen+water / H2O / Davidson(1989)_1618-2333K_193nm(meas-2)

DATAFILE: H2O_Davidson(1989)_1618-2333K_193nm(meas-2).txt
NAME: water
AUTHOR(YEAR): Davidson(1989)
T: 1618-2333K
λ: 193nm(meas-2)
BIBLIOGRAPHY: D.F. Davidson, A.Y. Chang, K. Kohse-Höinghaus, and R.K. Hanson, "High temperature absorption coefficients of O2, NH3, and H2O for broadband ArF excimer laser radiation", J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer 42, 267-278 (1989); DOI: 10.1016/0022-4073(89)90073-3
COMMENTS: Photolysis H2O → OH(X2Π) + H(2S) and measurement of the OH yields

Absorption coefficients k (atm-1 cm-1 (base e) at 193 nm vs. temperature as plotted in Fig. 7 have been digitized and converted to absorption cross sections (conversion factor RT = 1.36×10-22 T; R (gas constant) in cm3 atm molecule-1 K-1)

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