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 / Xia(1991)_298K_121.567nm

DATAFILE: NH3_Xia(1991)_298K_121.567nm.txt
NAME: ammonia
AUTHOR(YEAR): Xia(1991)
T: 298K
λ: 121.567nm
BIBLIOGRAPHY: T.J. Xia, T.S. Chien, C.Y.R. Wu, and T.L. Judge, "Photoabsorption and photoionization cross sections of NH3, PH3, H2S, C2H2, and C2H4 in the VUV region", J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer 45, 77-91 (1991); DOI: 10.1016/0022-4073(91)90102-V
COMMENTS: High-resolution (0.08 and 0.007 nm) absorption measurements at 106-122 nm using synchrotron radiation as a light source

The data for the Lyman α line has been estimated from the plot by

R.K. Vatsa and H.-R. Volpp, "Absorption cross sections for some atmospherically important molecules at the H atom Lyman-α wavelength (121.567 nm)," Chem. Phys. Lett. 340, 289-295 (2001)

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