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 / Halogen oxides / Cl oxides / ClO / Ashford(1978)_298K_240.0-282.5nm

DATAFILE: ClO_Ashford(1978)_298K_240.0-282.5nm.txt
NAME: chlorine monoxide
AUTHOR(YEAR): Ashford(1978)
T: 298K
λ: 240.0-282.5nm
BIBLIOGRAPHY: R.D. Ashford, N. Basco, and J. E. Hunt, "The kinetics of ClO formation in the flash photolysis of chlorine–oxygen mixtures", Int. J. Chem. Kinet. 10, 1233-1244 (1978); DOI: 10.1002/kin.550101206
COMMENTS: Flash-photolysis of Cl2/O2 mixtures

Relative extinction coefficients (for three wavelengths of the continuum and at wavelengths displaced to the long wavelength side of the band heads of the 12-0 and 10-0 bands) have been put to an absolute scale using ε(ClO;257.7 nm) = 1270 L mol-1 cm-1 measured by

M.A.A. Clyne and J.A. Coxon, "Kinetic studies of oxy-halogen radical systems", Proc. Roy. Soc. London A 303, 207-231 (1968); DOI: 10.1098/rspa.1968.0048

Conversion of extinction coefficients to absorption cross sections using factor 3.8235×10-21

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