The MPI-Mainz UV/VIS Spectral Atlas

of Gaseous Molecules of Atmospheric Interest

Hannelore Keller-Rudek1, Geert K. Moortgat2, Rolf Sander2, Rüdiger Sörensen1

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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 / Nitrogen oxides / NO3 / IUPAC(2004)_298K_400-690nm(rec)

DATAFILE: NO3_IUPAC(2004)_298K_400-690nm(rec).txt
NAME: nitrate radical
T: 298K
λ: 400-690nm(rec)
BIBLIOGRAPHY: R. Atkinson, D.L. Baulch, R.A. Cox, J.N. Crowley, R.F. Hampson, R.G. Hynes, M.E. Jenkin, M.J. Rossi, and J. Troe, "Evaluated kinetic and photochemical data for atmospheric chemistry: Volume I - gas phas reactions of Ox, HOx, NOx and SOx species", Atmos. Chem. Phys. 4, 1461-1738 (2004); DOI: 10.5194/acp-4-1461-2004
COMMENTS: IUPAC(2004) recommendation:

The experimental values of

S.P. Sander, "Temperature dependence of the NO3 absorption spectrum," J. Phys. Chem. 90, 4135-4142 (1986); DOI: 10.1021/j100408a060,

have been normalized to the value of 2.1×10-17 cm2 molecule-1 for the peak value at 662 nm, adopted from the evaluation of

R.P. Wayne, I. Barnes, J.P. Burrows, C.E. Canosa-Mas, J. Hjorth, G. Le Bras, G.K. Moortgat, D. Perner, G. Poulet, G. Restelli, and H. Sidebottom, "The nitrate radical: Physics, chemistry, and the atmosphere," Atmos. Environ. 25A, 1-203 (1991)); DOI: 10.1016/0960-1686(91)90192-A

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