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High resolution VUV photoabsorption cross section for dimethylsulphide, (CH3)2S

Limão-Vieira, P.; Eden, S.; Kendall, P. A.; Mason, N. J. and Hoffmann, S. V. (2002). High resolution VUV photoabsorption cross section for dimethylsulphide, (CH3)2S. Chemical Physics Letters, 366(3-4) pp. 343–349.

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The photo-absorption spectrum of (CH3)2S has been measured using synchrotron radiation in the range 5.0–11 eV (250>λ>110 nm). Electronic state assignments have been suggested for each of the observed absorption bands incorporating both valence and Rydberg transitions. Four Rydberg series have been assigned converging to the ionisation potential limit 8.686 eV. Rydberg orbitals of each series are classified according to the magnitude of the quantum defect ( δ ). The measured vacuum-ultraviolet (VUV) cross-sections are used to derive the photolysis rate of (CH3)2S in the terrestrial atmosphere.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2002 Elsevier Science B.V.
ISSN: 0009-2614
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Not SetNot SetEPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council)
Not SetNot SetNERC (Natural Environment Research Council)
Not SetNot SetCLRC
Academic Unit/Department: Science > Physical Sciences
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)
Item ID: 25735
Depositing User: Sam Eden
Date Deposited: 08 Apr 2011 11:41
Last Modified: 24 Nov 2014 12:02
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