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 / ZuevStarikovskii(1990)_2020-4030K_225nm(fit)

DATAFILE: H2O_ZuevStarikovskii(1990)_2020-4030K_225nm(fit).txt
NAME: water
AUTHOR(YEAR): ZuevStarikovskii(1990)
T: 2020-4030K
λ: 225nm(fit)
BIBLIOGRAPHY: A.P. Zuev and A.Y. Starikovskii, "UV absorption cross section of the molecules O2, NO, N2O, CO2, H2O, and NO2", J. Appl. Spectrosc. 52, 304-313 (1990); DOI: 10.1007/BF00665356
COMMENTS: Absorption measurements behind incident and reflected shock waves in H2O diluted with Ar

Calculated values using the empirical formula of the form

σ(λ, T) = σ0(λ) · exp(Θ/T)

where log σ0(λ) = - 15.598 - 0.0103λ and Θ = 33664 - 202.6λ (λ in nm)

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