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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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 / Aromatic compounds / Alkyl-,vinylbenzenes / m-(CH3)2C6H4 / Etzkorn(1999)_298K_242-283nm

DATAFILE: m-(CH3)2C6H4_Etzkorn(1999)_298K_242-283nm.txt
NAME: 1,3-dimethylbenzene, m-xylene
AUTHOR(YEAR): Etzkorn(1999)
T: 298K
λ: 242-283nm
BIBLIOGRAPHY: T. Etzkorn, B. Klotz, S. Sørensen, I.V. Patroescu, I. Barnes, K.H. Becker, and U. Platt, "Gas-phase absorption cross sections of 24 monocyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the UV and IR spectral ranges", Atmos. Environ. 33, 525-540 (1999); DOI: 10.1016/S1352-2310(98)00289-1
COMMENTS: Absorption measurements using a 0.5 m Czerny-Turner spectrometer coupled with a photodiode array detector (spectral resolution 0.15 nm)

Absorption cross sections have been obtained by personal communication from Rainer Volkamer (Oct 2000)

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