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 / Yokelson(1994)_200-298K_662nm

DATAFILE: NO3_Yokelson(1994)_200-298K_662nm.txt
NAME: nitrate radical
AUTHOR(YEAR): Yokelson(1994)
T: 200-298K
λ: 662nm
BIBLIOGRAPHY: R.J. Yokelson, J.B. Burkholder, R.W. Fox, R.K. Talukdar, and A.R. Ravishankara, "Temperature dependence of the NO3 absorption spectrum", J. Phys. Chem. 98, 13144-13150 (1994); DOI: 10.1021/j100101a009
COMMENTS: Absorption measurements using a diode array spectrometer in conjunction with a low-pressure discharge flow apparatus

Peak of the 0-0 transition

The absorption cross sections at 662 nm listed in Table 1 are the weighted averages of

4 values between 2.89×10-17 and 3.06×10-17 cm2 molecule-1 for 200 K,
4 values between 2.64×10-17 and 2.87×10-17 cm2 molecule-1 for 230 K,
5 values between 2.36×10-17 and 2.66×10-17 cm2 molecule-1 for 258 K, and
9 values between 1.94×10-17 and 2.29×10-17 cm2 molecule-1 for 298 K

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