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 / Organics (N-compounds) / Nitroketones / C2H5C(O)CH2(ONO2) / Barnes(1993)_298K_270-340nm(fit)

DATAFILE: C2H5C(O)CH2(ONO2)_Barnes(1993)_298K_270-340nm(fit).txt
NAME: 1-nitrooxy-2-butanone
AUTHOR(YEAR): Barnes(1993)
T: 298K
λ: 270-340nm(fit)
BIBLIOGRAPHY: I. Barnes, K.H. Becker, and T. Zhu, "Near UV absorption spectra and photolysis products of difunctional organic nitrates: Possible importance as NOx reservoirs", J. Atmos. Chem. 17, 353-373 (1993); DOI: 10.1007/BF00696854
COMMENTS: Absorption measurements using a diode array spectrometer; spectral resolution 0.7 nm

A least-squares fit of the spectrum performed in the range λ = 270-340 nm and using the equation

σ(λ) = exp(a λ2 + b λ + c)

led to the parameters a = -10.11×10-4, b = 0.54371, c = -116.9 (λ in nm)

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