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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Quantum Yields


Contact, Imprint, Acknowledgements

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 / Organics (N-compounds) / Nitriles

Selecting one of the species leads to the list of the corresponding data files alphabetically sorted by the name of the first author.


Formula Name CAS RN
C2H3CN acrylonitrile, vinyl cyanide 107-13-1
C2N2 cyanogen, ethanedinitrile 460-19-5
C4F7N heptafluoroisobutyronitrile 375-00-8, 42532-60-5
C4N2 dicyanoacetylene, butynedinitrile 1071-98-3
C6H5CN benzonitrile, cyanobenzene, phenyl cyanide 100-47-0
C6N2 dicyanodiacetylene, hexadiynedinitrile 16419-78-6
(CF3)2CFCN heptafluoro-iso-butyronitrile, 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoro-2-(trifluoromethyl)propanenitrile 42532-60-5
CF3CN trifluoromethylcyanide, trifluoroacetonitrile 353-85-5
CH2(CN)2 malononitrile, propanedinitrile 109-77-3
CH3C3N methylcyanoacetylene, 2-butynenitrile 13752-78-8
CH3CN acetonitrile, methyl cyanide 75-05-8
CH3OCH=CHCN 3-methoxyacrylonitrile 60838-50-8
HC3N propynenitrile, cyanoacetylene 1070-71-9
HC5N cyanodiacetylene, 2,4-pentadiynenitrile, 1-cyano-1,3-butadiyne 1071-98-3

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