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 (acids) / CH3C(O)C(O)OH / IUPAC(2017)_298K_253-397nm(rec)

DATAFILE: CH3C(O)C(O)OH_IUPAC(2017)_298K_253-397nm(rec).txt
NAME: pyruvic acid
T: 298K
λ: 253-397nm(rec)
BIBLIOGRAPHY: M. Ammann, R. A. Cox, J. N. Crowley, H. Herrmann, E. Jenkin, V.F. McNeill, A. Mellouki, M. J. Troe, T. J. Wallington, "Task Group on Atmospheric Chemical Kinetic Data Evaluation – Evaluated Kinetic Data",
COMMENTS: IUPAC(2017) recommendation:

Averages over 2-nm intervals of the high-resolution (0.066 nm) data of

A. Horowitz, R. Meller, and G.K. Moortgat, "The UV-VIS absorption cross sections of the α-dicarbonyl compounds: pyruvic acid, biacetyl and glyoxal," J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem. 146, 19-27 (2001); DOI: 10.1016/S1010-6030(01)00601-3

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