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 / Nitrogen+compounds(N,H,O) / NH3 / Chen(1999)_175K_170-218nm(0.01nm)

DATAFILE: NH3_Chen(1999)_175K_170-218nm(0.01nm).txt
NAME: ammonia
AUTHOR(YEAR): Chen(1999)
T: 175K
λ: 170-218nm(0.01nm)
BIBLIOGRAPHY: F.Z. Chen, D.L. Judge, C.Y.R. Wu, and J. Caldwell, "Low and room temperature photoabsorption cross sections of NH3 in the UV region", Planet. Space Sci. 47, 261-266 (1999); DOI: 10.1016/S0032-0633(98)00074-9
COMMENTS: Absorption measurements at 175, 195, and 295 K using synchrotron radiation; spectral resolution 0.05 nm

Absorption cross sections at 0.01-nm intervals have been obtained by personal communication from Robert Wu (1999)

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