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 / Park(1976)_200-2200K_253.7nm(fit)

DATAFILE: ClO_Park(1976)_200-2200K_253.7nm(fit).txt
NAME: chlorine monoxide
AUTHOR(YEAR): Park(1976)
T: 200-2200K
λ: 253.7nm(fit)
BIBLIOGRAPHY: C. Park, "Rates of reactions ClO + ClO → Cl2 + O2 and ClO + O → Cl + O2 at elevated temperatures", J. Phys. Chem. 80, 565-571 (1976); DOI: 10.1021/j100547a002
COMMENTS: Fit of the measured absorption cross sections from shock-tube experiments (1660-2122 K) together with the room temperature value of

H.S. Johnston, E.D. Morris, Jr., and J Van den Bogaerde, "Molecular modulation kinetic spectrometry. ClOO and ClO2 radicals in the photolysis of chlorine in oxygen", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 91, 7712-7727 (1969); DOI: 10.1021/ja50001a036:

σ = (1 - e-1236/T) ∑σv e-1236v/T (v = 0-7) with

σv = (4.35 - 0.55v) × 10-18 cm2 molecule-1

v= vibrational quantum number

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