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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Quantum Yields


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 / Alkanes+alkyl radicals / Alkanes

Selecting one of the species leads to the list of the corresponding data files alphabetically sorted by the name of the first author.


Formula Name CAS RN
C2(CH3)6 hexamethylethane 594-82-1
C2D6 ethane-d6 1632-99-1
C2H5CH(C2H5)C2H5 3-ethylpentane 617-78-7
C2H5CH(CH3)C2H5 3-methylpentane 96-14-0
C2H6 ethane 74-84-0
C3D8 propane-d8 2875-94-7
C3H8 propane 74-98-6
c-C3H6 cyclopropane 75-19-4
c-C4H8 cyclobutane 287-23-0
c-C5H10 cyclopentane 287-92-3
c-C6H12 cyclohexane 110-82-7
c-C7H14 cycloheptane 291-64-5
c-C8H16 cyclooctane 292-64-8
CD4 methane-d4 558-20-3
(CH3)2CHCH2C(CH3)3 2,2,4-trimethylpentane 540-84-1
(CH3)2CHCH2CH(CH3)2 2,4-dimethylpentane 108-08-7
(CH3)2CHCH(CH3)2 2,3-dimethylbutane 79-29-8
(CH3)3CC(CH3)3 hexamethyl ethane, 2,3,3-tetramethyl butane 594-82-1
(CH3)C5H9 methylcyclopentane 96-37-7
CH4 methane 74-82-8
i-C4D10,(CD3)2CDCD3 isobutane-d10, 2-methylpropane-d10 19170-96-8
i-C4H10,(CH3)2CHCH3 isobutane, 2-methylpropane 75-28-5
i-C5H12,(CH3)2CHCH2CH3 isopentane, 2-methylbutane 78-78-4
i-C6H14,CH3CH(CH3)(CH2)2CH3 2-methylpentane, isohexane 107-83-5
n-C4D10 n-butane-d10 7582-04-9
n-C4H10 n-butane 106-97-8
n-C5H12 n-pentane 109-66-0
n-C6H14 n-hexane 110-54-3
n-C7H16 n-heptane 142-82-5
n-C8H18 n-octane 111-65-9
n-C9H20 n-nonane 111-84-2
neo-C5H12,(CH3)3CCH3 neopentane, 2,2-dimethylpropane, tetramethylmethane 463-82-1
neo-C6H14,(CH3)3CCH2CH3 neo-hexane, 2,2-dimethylbutane 75-83-2

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