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 / Peroxy radicals / Acetonylperoxy / CH3C(O)CH2O2 / Cox(1990)_298K_210-380nm(L-rev)

DATAFILE: CH3C(O)CH2O2_Cox(1990)_298K_210-380nm(L-rev).txt
NAME: acetonylperoxy radical
AUTHOR(YEAR): Cox(1990)
T: 298K
λ: 210-380nm(L-rev)
BIBLIOGRAPHY: R.A. Cox, J. Munk, O.J. Nielsen, P. Pagsberg, and P. Ratajczak, "Ultraviolet absorption spectra and kinetics of acetonyl and acetonylperoxy radicals", Chem. Phys. Lett. 173, 206-210 (1990); DOI: 10.1016/0009-2614(90)80079-S
COMMENTS: Pulse radiolysis (SF6/CH3C(O)CH3/O2 mixtures)/transient UV absorption technique

L-rev = Lightfoot review

Absorption cross sections have been read from Fig. 1 by

P.D. Lightfoot, R.A. Cox, J.N. Crowley, M. Destriau, G.D. Hayman, M.E. Jenkin, G.K. Moortgat, and F. Zabel, "Organic peroxy radicals: Kinetics, spectroscopy and tropospheric chemistry," Atmos. Environ. 26A, 1805-1961 (1992); DOI: 10.1016/0960-1686(92)90423-I

Correction: Values for 220 and 225 nm shifted to 225 and 227.5 nm

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