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 / Trost(1997)_298K_270nm(max)

DATAFILE: m-(CH3)2C6H4_Trost(1997)_298K_270nm(max).txt
NAME: 1,3-dimethylbenzene, m-xylene
AUTHOR(YEAR): Trost(1997)
T: 298K
λ: 270nm(max)
BIBLIOGRAPHY: B. Trost, J. Stutz, and U. Platt, "UV-absorption cross sections of a series of monocyclic aromatic compounds", Atmos. Environ. 31, 3999-4008 (1997); DOI: 10.1016/S1352-2310(97)00214-8
COMMENTS: Absorption measurements using a 0.5 m Czerny-Turner spectrometer coupled with a photodiode array detector (spectral resolution 0.11 nm)

Highest absorption maximum (± 9%) in the region 240 to 280 nm as listed in Table 4

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