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) / Organic radicals / HCO / Friedrichs(2002)_298K_614.698nm(corr)

DATAFILE: HCO_Friedrichs(2002)_298K_614.698nm(corr).txt
NAME: formyl radical
AUTHOR(YEAR): Friedrichs(2002)
T: 298K
λ: 614.698nm(corr)
BIBLIOGRAPHY: G. Friedrichs, J.T. Herborn, D.F. Davidson, and R.K. Hanson, "Quantitative detection of HCO behind shock waves: The thermal decomposition of HCO", Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 4, 5778-5788 (2002); DOI: 10.1039/B205692E
COMMENTS: Laser photolysis (308 nm) of formaldehyde

Q(9)/P(2) line of the A 2A ← X 2A band of HCO

Air wavelength and corrected cross section (addition of an offset of 0.85×10-18 cm2 molecule-1 to account for the absorption continuum) as given by

J. Flad, S.S. Brown, J.S. Burkholder, H. Stark, and A.R. Ravishankara, "Absorption cross sections for the A 2A'' (0,90,0) ← X 2A' (0,01,0) band of the HCO radical", Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 8, 3636-3642 (2006); DOI: 10.1039/B607185F

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