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 / Wallington(1992)_298K_200-300nm(rec)

DATAFILE: CH3O2_Wallington(1992)_298K_200-300nm(rec).txt
NAME: methylperoxy radical
AUTHOR(YEAR): Wallington(1992)
T: 298K
λ: 200-300nm(rec)
BIBLIOGRAPHY: T.J. Wallington, P. Dagaut, and M.J. Kurylo, "Ultraviolet absorption cross sections and reaction kinetics and mechanisms for peroxy radicals in the gas phase", Chem. Rev. 92, 667-710 (1992); DOI: 10.1021/cr00012a008
COMMENTS: Recommendation based on the data of

R.A. Cox and G.S. Tyndall, "Rate constants for reactions of CH3O2 in the gas phase," Chem. Phys. Lett. 65, 357-360 (1979),

R.A. Cox and G.S. Tyndall, "Rate constants for the reactions of CH3O2 with HO2, NO and NO2 using molecular modulation spectroscopy," J. Chem. Soc. Faraday Trans. II 76, 153-163 (1980),

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),

M.J. Pilling and M.J.C. Smith, "A laser flash photolysis study of the reaction CH3 + O2 ® CH3O2 at 298 K," J. Phys. Chem. 89, 4713-4720 (1985),

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), and

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)

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