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 / Peroxy radicals / Alkylperoxy / CH3O2 / Lightfoot(1992)_298K_210-290nm(rec)

DATAFILE: CH3O2_Lightfoot(1992)_298K_210-290nm(rec).txt
NAME: methylperoxy radical
AUTHOR(YEAR): Lightfoot(1992)
T: 298K
λ: 210-290nm(rec)
BIBLIOGRAPHY: 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
COMMENTS: Recommendation based on the data of

M.E. Jenkin, R.A. Cox, G.D. Hayman, and L.J. Whyte, "Kinetic study of the reactions CH3O2 + CH3O2 and CH3O2 + HO2 using molecular modulation spectroscopy," J. Chem. Soc. Faraday Trans. II 84, 913-930 (1988),

G.K. Moortgat, B. Veyret, and R. Lesclaux, "Absorption spectrum and kinetics of reactions of the acetylperoxy radical," J. Phys. Chem. 93, 2362-2368 (1989),

F. Simon, W. Schneider, and G.K. Moortgat, "UV-absorption spectrum of the methylperoxy radical and the kinetics of its disproportionation reaction at 300 K," Int. J. Chem. Kinet. 22, 791-813 (1990),

M.E. Jenkin and R.A. Cox, "Kinetics of reactions of CH3O2 and HOCH2CH2O2 radicals produced by the photolysis of iodomethane and 2-iodoethanol," J. Phys. Chem. 95, 3229-3237 (1991),

P. Dagaut and M.J. Kurylo, "The gas phase UV absorption spectrum of CH3O2 radicals: A reinvestigation," J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem. 51, 133-140 (1990), and

P.D. Lightfoot and A.A. Jemi-Alade, "The temperature dependence of the UV spectra of the HO2 and CH3O2 radicals," J. Photochem. Photobiol A: Chem. 59, 1-10 (1991)

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