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 / MandelmanNicholls(1977)_298K_248.30-309.30nm

DATAFILE: ClO_MandelmanNicholls(1977)_298K_248.30-309.30nm.txt
NAME: chlorine monoxide
AUTHOR(YEAR): MandelmanNicholls(1977)
T: 298K
λ: 248.30-309.30nm
BIBLIOGRAPHY: M. Mandelman and R.W. Nicholls, "The absorption cross sections and f-values for the v'' = 0 progression of bands and associated continuum for the ClO (A 2Πi ← X 2Πi) system", J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer 17, 483-491 (1977); DOI: 10.1016/0022-4073(77)90095-4
COMMENTS: Absorption measurements in a ClO flow (from the reaction Cl +O3 → ClO + O2); resolution 0.22 nm

The spectrum was normalized to the value σ(257.7nm) = 4.85×10-18 cm2 molecule-1 of

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

The absorption spectrum depicted in Fig. 1 has been digitized

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