Mid-UV Absorption Coefficients
(20/12/99)


 
Compound  Name  Wavelength 
(nm)
Resolution 
(nm) 
Temperature
(K)
References
Hydrocarbons
C2
C2H2 Acetylene  185-230  0.02  293
 173
Benilan et al., GRL, 22, 897-900, 1995
Benilan et al., PSS, in press
C3
CH3C2 Methylacetylene  185-215  0.1 293 , 183 Benilan et al., BAAS, 31, 1169, 1999
CH2CCH2 Allene 185-230  0.02 293 , 183 Benilan et al., BAAS, 31, 1169, 1999
C4
C4H2 Diacetylene 195-265
195-250
0.02   293
253 , 223 193
Smith et al., PSS, 46, 1215-1220, 1998
C6
C6H2 Triacetylene 200-300 0.1  293 , 233 Benilan et al., PSS, 43, 83-89, 1995
C8
C8H2 Tetraacetylene 185-215 0.1  293  Unpublished data
Nitriles
C2N2 Cyanogen 185-225
215-225
0.02  293
 183
Unpublished data
HC3N Cyanoacetylene 185-230 0.02  293 , 213 Benilan et al., JGR, 99, 17,069-17,074, 1994
Andrieux et al., JGR, 100, 9,455-9,460, 1995
C4N2 Dicyanoacetylene  195-275 0.1  323 , 293 , 263 , 233  Benilan et al., ASS, 236, 85-95, 1996