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 / Organics (acids) / HCN / MacphersonSimons(1978)_298K_131.22-145.73nm

DATAFILE: HCN_MacphersonSimons(1978)_298K_131.22-145.73nm.txt
NAME: hydrocyanic acid, hydrogen cyanide
AUTHOR(YEAR): MacphersonSimons(1978)
T: 298K
λ: 131.22-145.73nm
BIBLIOGRAPHY: M.T. Macpherson and J.P. Simons, "Spectroscopic study of the predissociation H(D)CN (C 1A') → H(D) + CN (B 2Σ+)", J. Chem. Soc. Faraday Trans. II 74, 1965-1977 (1978); DOI: 10.1039/F29787401965

Absorption measurements at a spectral resolution of 0.04 nm

Extinction coefficients have been digitized from Fig. 1 and converted to absorption cross sections (conversion factor 3.8235×10-21)

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