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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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 (acids)

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
C2H5C(O)OH propionic acid 79-09-4
(C2H5C(O)OH)2 propionic acid dimer 32574-16-6
C3H7C(O)OH butyric acid 107-92-6
(C3H7C(O)OH)2 butyric acid dimer
C4H9C(O)OH valeric acid 109-52-4
C6H5C(O)OH benzoic acid 65-85-0
C6H5C(O)OOH peroxybenzoic acid 93-59-4
CF3C(O)OH trifluoroacetic acid 76-05-1
CH2=CHC(O)OH acrylic acid, propenoic acid 79-10-7
(CH3)2CHC(O)OH isobutyric acid 79-31-2
((CH3)2CHC(O)OH)2 isobutyric acid dimer
CH3C(O)C(O)OH pyruvic acid 127-17-3
CH3C(O)OH acetic acid 64-19-7
(CH3C(O)OH)2 acetic acid dimer 6993-75-5
CH3C(O)OOH peracetic acid 79-21-0
DCN hydrocyanic acid-d, deuterium cyanide 3017-23-0
DNCO isocyanic acid-d
HCN hydrocyanic acid, hydrogen cyanide 74-90-8
HC(O)C(O)OH glyoxylic acid 298-12-4
HC(O)OH formic acid 64-18-6
(HC(O)OH)2 formic acid dimer 14523-98-9
HC(O)OOH peroxyformic acid (PFA) 197-32-4
HNCO isocyanic acid 75-13-8
HOC(O)C(O)OH oxalic acid 144-62-7

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