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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Contact, Imprint, Acknowledgements

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 / Alcohols / C2H5OH


NAME: ethyl alcohol, ethanol
CAS RN:64-17-5

Graphical Representations:

C2H5OH_VUV(6-248nm) _lin.jpg
C2H5OH_and C2D5OD_128-240nm_lin.jpg
C2H5OH_and C2D5OD_128-240nm_log.jpg
C2H5OH_and C2D5OD_VUV(105-120nm)_lin.jpg
C2H5OH_and other CnH(2n+1)OH_VUV_lin.jpg
C2H5OH_and other CnH(2n+1)OH_VUV_log.jpg

Data Sets:

Formula Author(Year) T λ
C2H5OH Bennett(1971) 295K 58.4nm
C2H5OH Dillon(2005) 298K 185nm
C2H5OH Doner(2023) 323K 128.5-240.0nm
C2H5OH FengBrion(2002) 298K 6.2-248nm(e,e)
C2H5OH Han(1989) 298K 46-200nm
C2H5OH Harrison(1959) 295K 156.3-194.5nm
C2H5OH Harrison(1959) 295K 168,181nm(min,max)
C2H5OH JPL-2019(2020) 295K 121.567-230nm(rec)
C2H5OH Koizumi(1986) 298K 30.0-113.5nm
C2H5OH OgawaCook(1958) 298K 50.8-174.9nm
C2H5OH OgawaCook(1958) 298K 74.9-83.4nm
C2H5OH Orkin(2011) 295K 161.7-216.0nm
C2H5OH PersonNicole(1971) 298K 105.25-120.20nm
C2H5OH Platzmann(1967) 298K 21.1-131.0nm
C2H5OH SalahubSandorfy(1971) 298K 120.0-205.7nm
C2H5OH SalahubSandorfy(1971) 298K 127.1-182.2nm(max)
C2H5OH SouzaBarbosa(2022) 298K 115-220nm
C2H5OH Tsubomura(1964) 298K 165-186nm
C2H5OH Tsubomura(1964) 298K 174.0nm(max)

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