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 / Ethers+alkyl radicals / Cyclic ethers

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
1,2-C5H8O 1,2-epoxycyclopentane, cyclopentene oxide 285-67-6
1,3-C4H6O2 1,3-dioxine 290-13-1
1,3-C4H8O2 1,3-dioxane 505-22-6
1,4-C4H6O2 1,4-dioxene 543-75-9
1,4-C4H7O2 alkyl radical of 1,4-dioxane
1,4-C4H8O2 1,4-dioxane 123-91-1
2,3-C4H6O 2,3-dihydrofuran 1191-99-7
2,5-C4H6O 2,5-dihydrofuran 1708-29-8
3,4-C6H8O 3,4-epoxycyclohexene 6705-51-7
4,5-C6H8O 4,5-epoxycyclohexene 6253-27-6
(C2H3O)2 2,2′-bioxirane, 1,2:3,4-diepoxybutane, 1.3-butanediene diepoxide 1464-53-5
C2H3OC2H4OH 3,4-epoxybutane-1-ol
C2H3OC2H5 ethyloxirane, 1,2-epoxybutane 106-88-7
C2H3OC3H7 1,2-epoxypentane, 2-propyloxirane 1003-14-1
C2H3OCH2CH2OH 3,4-epoxybutanol 19098-31-8
C2H3OCH=CH2 vinyloxirane, butadiene monoxide 930-22-3
C2H3OC(O)CH3 3,4-epoxybutane-2-one
C2H4O ethylene oxide, oxirane 75-21-8
C3H5OCH2OH 2-oxetane methanol, 2-hydroxymethyloxetane 61266-70-4
C3H5OCH3 2-methyloxetane, 1,3-epoxybutane 2167-39-7
C3H5O(CH3)2 3,3-dimethyloxetane 6921-35-3
C3H5O(CH3)2 3,3-dimethyloxetane 6921-35-3
C3H6O trimethylene oxide, oxetane 503-30-0
C4D4O furan-d4 6142-90-1
C4H4O furan 110-00-9
C4H6O2 tetrahydrofuran-3-one 222929-52-8
C4H8O tetrahydrofuran, THF 109-99-9
C5H10O tetrahydropyran 142-68-7
C5H8O 3,4-dihydro-2H-pyran 110-87-2
(C6H4)C3H6O isochroman, 3,4-dihydro-1H-2-benzopyran 493-05-0
(C6H4)CH2OCHCH3 1-methyl-1,3-dihydro-2-benzofuran 38189-85-4
CH2OCCH3CH2OH (2-methyloxirane-2-yl)methanol 86884-89-1; 872-30-0
CH2OCHC(O)CH3 1-oxirane-2-ylethanone 4401-11-0
(CH3)2C4H4O(CH3)2 2,2,5,5-tetramethyltetrahydrofuran, 2,2,5,5-tetramethyloxolane 15045-43-9
CH3C2H3OCH2OH 2,3-epoxybutane-1-ol 872-38-8
CH3C2H3OC(O) 2-methyloxetane-3-one 87385-83-9
(CH3)C3H5O2 2-methyl-1,3-dioxolane 497-26-7
(CH3)C4H5O 2,3-dihydro-5-methylfuran 1487-15-6
(CH3)C4H7O 2-methyltetrahydrofuran, 96-47-9
CH3CHOCHC2H5 2,3-epoxypentane, 2-ethyl-3-methyloxirane 4016-15-3
CH3CHOCHCH2OH 2,3-epoxybutanol, 3-methyl-2-oxiranemethanol 872-38-8
CH3CHOCHCH3 dimethyloxirane, 2,3-epoxybutane, 2,3-butyleneoxide 3266-23-7
cis-C4H6O(CH3)2 cis-2,5-dimethyltetrahydrofuran 2144-41-4
cis-CH3CHOCHCH3 cis-2,3-dimethyloxirane, cis-2,3-epoxybutane 1758-33-4
trans-C4H6O(CH3)2 trans-2,5-dimethyltetrahydrofuran 2390-94-5
trans-CH3CHOCHCH3 trans-2,3-dimethyloxirane, trans-2,3-epoxybutane 21490-63-1

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