Limão-Vieira, P.; Kendall, P. A.; Eden, S.; Mason, N. J.; Heinesch, J.; Hubin-Franskin, M.-J.; Delwiche, J. and Giuliani, A.
|DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:||http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0969-806X(03)00279-2|
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The photo-absorption cross section of trifluoromethyl sulphur pentafluoride, SF5CF3 has been measured using synchrotron radiation in the range of 4–11 eV (310 nm > λ > 110 nm) and comparison made with electron energy loss spectroscopy (EELS). The measured VUV cross sections are used to derive the photolysis rate of SF5CF3 in the terrestrial atmosphere. It is estimated that the lifetime for this molecule is the order of a 1000 years and the calculated global warming potential (GWP) is found to be between 17000 and 18100, making it one of the most potent global warming gases in the terrestrial atmosphere.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Copyright Holders:||2003 Elsevier Science Ltd.|
|Keywords:||VUV photo-absorption; synchrotron radiation; greenhouse gas; photolysis rates|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Science > Physical Sciences|
|Interdisciplinary Research Centre:||Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)
|Depositing User:||Sam Eden|
|Date Deposited:||17 May 2012 15:17|
|Last Modified:||05 Mar 2014 10:29|
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