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 / Alkylperoxy / CH3O2 / Parkes(1973)_298K_207-280nm

DATAFILE: CH3O2_Parkes(1973)_298K_207-280nm.txt
NAME: methylperoxy radical
AUTHOR(YEAR): Parkes(1973)
T: 298K
λ: 207-280nm
BIBLIOGRAPHY: D.A. Parkes, D.M. Paul, C.P. Quinn, and R.C. Robson, "The ultraviolet absorption by alkylperoxy radicals and their mutual reactions", Chem. Phys. Lett. 23, 425-429 (1973); DOI: 10.1016/0009-2614(73)85115-2
COMMENTS: Absorption measurements (resolution 1 nm) in the photolysis of mixtures of azomethane, oxygen and nitrogen using the method of molecular modulation spectrometry

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,

took the absorption cross sections from Fig. 1 and corrected them by 20% upwards as suggested (after remeasuring the absorption spectrum) by

D.A. Parkes, "The oxidation of methyl radicals at room temperature," Int. J. Chem. Kinet. 9, 451-469 (1977); DOI: 10.1002/kin.550090313

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