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 (carbonyls) / Bicarbonyls / CH3COCOH / IUPAC(2006)_298K_225-410nm(rec)

DATAFILE: CH3COCOH_IUPAC(2006)_298K_225-410nm(rec).txt
NAME: methylglyoxal, MGLY
T: 298K
λ: 225-410nm(rec)
BIBLIOGRAPHY: R. Atkinson, D.L. Baulch, R.A. Cox, J.N. Crowley, R.F. Hampson, R.G. G. Hynes, M.E. Jenkin, M.J. Rossi, and J. Troe, "Evaluated kinetic and photochemical data for atmospheric chemistry: Volume II - gas phase reactions of organic species", Atmos. Chem. Phys. 6, 3625-4055 (2006); DOI: 10.5194/acp-6-3625-2006
COMMENTS: IUPAC(2006) recommendation:

The preferred values of the absorption cross-sections are taken from the work of

R. Meller, W. Raber, J.N. Crowley, M.E. Jenkin, and G.K. Moortgat, "The UV-visible absorption spectrum of methylglyoxal," J. Photochem. Photobiol. 62, 163- 171 (1991); DOI: 10.1016/1010-6030(91)87017-P

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