UV/Vis+ Photochemistry Database

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UV/Vis+ Photochemistry Database

Literature Service: Nitrogen Oxides

Substance: Nitrous Oxide (N2O)

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Authors Journal/Source Title/Paper Data Sheet
N2O; nitrous oxide; CAS-No.: 10024-97-2
J. Romand, J. Mayence Comptes Rendus, 228, 998-1000, (1949) Spectre d'absorption d l'oxide azoteux gazeux dans la region de Schumann 

B.A. Thompson, P. Harteck, R.R. Reever Jr. J. Geophys. Res., 68, 6431-6436, (1963) Ultraviolet Absorption Coefficients of CO2, CO, H2O, N2O, NH3, NO, SO2, and CH4 between 1850 and 4000 A 

G. R. Cook, P. H. Metzger, M. Ogawat J. Opt. Soc. Am., 58, 129-136, (1968) Photoionization and Absorption Coefficients of N2O

R.D. Hudson Rev. of Geophysics and Space Physics, 9 (2), (1971) Critical review of ultraviolet photoabsorption cross sections for molecules of astrophysical and aeronomic interest

M. Nicolet, W. Peetermans Ann. Geophys., 28, 751-762, (1972) The Production of Nitric Oxide in the Stratosphere by Oxidation of Nitrous Oxide

M. Nicolet Private Comm., (1973) (250 K)

L. C. Lee, R. W. Carlson, D. L. Judge, M. Ogawa J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer, 13, 1023-1031, (1973) The Absorption Cross Sections of N2, O2, CO, NO, CO2, N2O, CH4, C2H4, C2H6 and C4H10 from 180 to 700 Å

H.S. Johnston, R. Graham Can. J. Chem., 52, 1415-1423, (1974) Photochemistry of NOx and HNOx compounds 

H.S. Johnston, G.S. Selwyn Geophys. Res. Lett., 2, 549-551, (1975) New Cross Sections for the Absorption of Near Ultraviolet Radiation by Nitrous Oxide (N2O) 

S. O. Nielsen, B. D. Michael, E. J. Hart J. Phys. Chem., 80 (22), 2482-2488, (1976) Ultraviolet absorption spectra of hydrated electrons, hydrogen, hydroxyl, deuterium, and hydroxyl-d radicals from pulse radiolysis of aqueous solutions

G. Selwyn, J. Podolske, H.S. Johnston

Geophys. Res. Lett., 4, 427-430, (1977) Nitrous Oxide Ultraviolet Absorption Spectrum at Stratospheric Temperatures (194 K, 225 K, 263 K, 302 K)

N. Sundararaman FAA-EQ-77-2, (1977) Summary of Upper Atmospheric Data

L. de Reilhac, N. Damany J. Quant. Spectrosc. Rad. Transfer, 18, 121-131, (1977) Photoabsorption cross-section measurements of some gases, from 10 to 50 nm

H. Okabe John Wiley & Sons, New York, (1978) Photochemistry of Small Molecules

C. Hubrich, F. Stuhl J. Photochem., 12, 93-107, (1980) The Ultraviolet Absorption of Some Halogenated Methanes and Ethanes of Atmospheric Interest; (208 K, 298 K)

G.S. Selwyn, H.S. Johnston J. Chem. Phys., 74, 3791, (1981) Ultraviolet absorption spectrum of nitrous oxide as a function of temperature and isotopic substitution

K. Yoshino, D. E. Freeman, W. H. Parkinson Planetary and Space Science, 32, 1219-1222, (1984) High resolution absorption cross-section measurements of N2O at 295–299 K in the wavelength region 170–222 nm

M.F. Merienne, B. Coquart, A. Jenouvrier Planet. Space Sci., 38, 617-625, (1990) Temperature Effect on the Ultraviolet Absorption of CFCl3, CF2Cl2 and N2O

A. P. Zuev, A. Yu. Starikovskii J. Applied Spectroscopy, 52, 304-313, (1990) UV absorption cross section of the molecules O2, NO, N2O, CO2, H2O, and NO2

W. F. Chan, G. Cooper, C. E. Brion Chem. Phys., 180, 77-88, (1994) Discrete and continuum photoabsorption oscillator strengths for the electronic spectrum of nitrous oxide (5.5–203 eV)

A. Campargue Chem. Phys. Lett., 259, 563-567, (1996) The near-infrared absorption spectrum of nitrous oxide: analysis of the 5 v3 and v1 + 5 v3 clusters 

R.M. Mihalcea, M.E.Webber, D.S. Baer, R.K. Hanson, G.S. Feller, W.B. Chapman Appl. Phys. B, 67, 283–288, (1998) Diode-laser absorption measurements of CO2, H2O, N2O, and NH3 near 2.0 micrometer

J.B. Nee, J.C. Yang, P.C. Lee, X.Y. Wang, C.T. Kuo Chinese J. Physics, 37 (2), 172-180, (1999) Photoabsorption Cross Sections of N2O in 100 - 220 nm

E. Bertseva, A.A. Kachanov, A. Campargue Chem. Phys. Lett., 351, 18-26, (2002) Intracavity laser absorption spectroscopy of N2O with a vertical external cavity surface emitting laser

P. von Hessberg, J. Kaiser, M.B. Enghoff, C.A. McLinden, S.L. Sorensen, T. Röckmann, M.S. Johnson Atmos. Chem. Phys., 4, 1237-1253, (2004) Ultra-violet absorption cross sections of isotopically substituted nitrous oxide species: 14N14NO, 15N14NO, 14N15NO and 15N15NO (233 K, 283K)

Hsiao-Chi Lu, Hong-Kai Chen, Bing-Ming Cheng, J.F. Ogilvie Spectrochim. Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 71 (4), 1485-1491, (2008) Absorption spectra in the vacuum ultraviolet region of small molecules in condensed phases

C. Maul, M. Poretskiy, A. Rakhymzhan, J. Grunenberg J. Mol. Spec., 256, 80-85, (2009) On the ultraviolet absorption of nitrous oxide and its van der Waals complexes

N. Rontu Carlon, D. K. Papanastasiou, E. L. Fleming, C. H. Jackman, P. A. Newman, J. B. Burkholder Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 6137-6149, (2010) UV absorption cross sections of nitrous oxide (N2O) and carbon tetrachloride (CCl4) between 210 and 350K and the atmospheric implications

related data (quantum yield studies; photolysis studies, etc.)
W.E. Groth, H. Schierholz Planetary and Space Science, 1 (4), 333-336, IN9, IN10, 337-342, (1959) The photolysis of nitrous oxide in the far ultraviolet

G. A. Chamberlain, J. P. Simons J. Chem. Soc., Faraday Trans. 2, 71, 402 - 408, (1975) Vacuum ultra-violet photolysis of nitrous oxide. Energy disposal in the reaction O(21D)+ N2O --> 2NO

L. C. Lee  J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Phys., 10, 3033-3045, (1977) Cross sections for the production of the N2+ (B-->X), CO+ (B-->X) and N2O+ (A-->X) fluorescence by photoionisation

R. Withnall, J.R. Sodeau J. Chem. Soc., Faraday Trans. 2,82, 415-421, (1986) A Fourier-transform infrared investigation of the gas-phase photolysis of nitrous oxide at 184.9 nm

T. Rahn, H. Zhang, M. Wahlen, G.A. Blake Geophys. Res. Lett., 25, 4489-4492, (1998) Stable Isotope Fractionation during Ultraviolet Photolysis of N2O

T. Röckmann, C.A.M. Brenninkmeijer, M. Wollenhaupt, J.N. Crowley, P.J. Crutzen Geophys. Res. Lett., 27, 1399-1402, (2000) Measurement of the Isotopic Fractionation of 15N14N16O, 14N15N16O and 14N14N18O in the UV Photolysis of Nitrous Oxide

F. Turatti, D.W.T. Griffith, S.R. Wilson, M.B. Esler, T. Rahn, H. Zhang, G.A. Blake Geophys. Res. Lett., 27, 2489-2492, (2000) Positionally Dependent 15N Fractionation Factors in the UV Photolysis of N2O Determined by High Resolution FTIR Spectroscopy

H. Zhang, P. O. Wennberg, V. H. Wu, G. A. Blake Geophys. Res. Lett., 27, 2481-2484, (2000) Fractionation of 14N15N16O and 15N14N16O During Photolysis at 213 nm

H. Zhang Ph.D. Thesis, California Institute of Technology, USA, (2001) Spectroscopic Studies of N2O and HNO4: A Window into the Global Biogeochemistry of Nitrogen

M. S. Johnson, G. D. Billing, A. Gruodis, M. H. M. Janssen J. Phys. Chem. A, 105 (38), 8672 -8680, (2001) Photolysis of Nitrous Oxide Isotopomers Studied by Time-Dependent Hermite Propagation 

T. Nakayama, K. Takahashi, Y. Matsumi, N. Taniguchi, S. Hayashida J. Geophys. Res., 108 (D21), 4668, (2003) Quantum yield for N(4S) production in the ultraviolet photolysis of N2

H. M. Lambert, E. W. Davis, O. Tokel, A. A. Dixit, P. L. Houston J. Chem. Phys., 122, 174304, (2005) Photodissociation channels for N2O near 130 nm studied by product imaging