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Substances: CH4, CD4, C2H6, C2H4, C2D4, C2H2, C2D2, C3H8, C3D8, C3H6, C4H2, C4H10, C4D10 i-C4H10, cyclo-C5H6, C5H8, C5D8, cyclo-C5H8, cyclo-C5H10, C5H12, C6H8, C6H14, C6H10, C6H12, cyclo-C6H10, cyclo-C6H12, C6H2, C6H6, C7H12, C7H16, C8H14, C8H16, C8H18, i-C8H18, C8H14, C10H18, C10H22, C14H12, C4H4CH2=(CH)2=CH2, CH2=C=CHCH3, CH3CH2CH=CH2, CH2=C(CH3)2, CH3-CH=CH2, H2C=C=CH2, CH2=CHCH2CH=CH2, (CH3)2C=CHCH3H3C-CCH, CH2CHCCH, C10H2, C12H2, C14H2, C16H2 , C27H46, C40H56

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CH4; methane; CAS-No.: 74-82-8
H. Sun, G.L. Weissler J. Chem. Phys., 23, 1160-1164, (1955) Absorption cross sections of methane and ammonia in the vacuum ultraviolet

K. Dressler, O. Schnepp J. Chem. Phys., 33, 270-274, (1960) Absorption Spectra of Solid Methane, Ammonia, and Ice in the Vacuum Ultraviolet

A.H. Laufer, J.R. McNesby Can. J. Chemistry, 43, 3487-3490, (1965) Deuterium isotope effect in vacuum-ultraviolet absorption coefficients of water and methane

B. A. Lombos, P. Sauvageau, C. Sandorfy J. Mol. Spectroscopy, 24, 253-269, (1967) The electronic spectra of n-alkanes

L. de Reilhac, N. Damany Spectrochim. Acta A: Mol. Spectr., 26 (4), 801-810, (1970) Spectres d'absorption de H2O, NH3 et CH4 dans l'ultraviolet extrême (100-500 Å)

S.W. Bennett, J.B. Tellinghuisen, L.F. Phillips J. Phys. Chem. 75, 719-721, (1971) Absorption coefficients and ionization yields of some small molecules at 58.4 nm

W.L. Starr, M. Loewenstein J. Geophys. Res., 77, 4790-4796, (1972) Total absorption cross sections of several gases of aeronomic interest at 584 Å

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

C. Backx, G.R. Wight, R.R. Tol, M.J. Van der Wiel J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Phys., 8, 3007-3019, (1975) Electron-electron coincidence measurements of CH4

L.C. Lee, E. Phillips, D.L. Judge J. Chem. Phys., 67, 1237-1246, (1977) Photoabsorption Cross Sections of CH4, CF4, CF3Cl, and C2F6

L.C. Lee, C.C. Chiang J. Chem. Phys., 78 (2), 688-691, (1983) Fluorescence yield from photodissociation of CH4 at 1060-1420 A 

S. L. Bragg, S. A. Lawton, C. E. Wiswall Optics Letters, 10 (7), 321-323, (1985) Absolute measurements of absorption at the iodine-laser frequency in atmospheric gases

J. W. Au, G. Cooper, G. R. Burton, T. N. Olney, C. E. Brion Chem. Phys., 173, 209-239, (1993) The valence shell photoabsorption of the linear alkanes, CnH2n+2 (n=1–8): absolute oscillator strengths (7–220 eV)

A.C.A. Souza, S.K. Srivastava J. Braz. Chem. Soc., 7 (2), 91-95, (1996) Photoabsorption cross sections derived by the electron energy loss spectroscopy technique for ammonia, methane and acetylene

A. Brownsword, M. Hillenkamp, T. Laurent, R. K. Vatsa, H. - R. Volpp, J. Wolfrum Chem. Phys. Lett., 266, 259-266, (1997) Quantum yield for H atom formation in the methane dissociation after photoexcitation at the Lyman-alpha (121.6 nm) wavelength

S.-I. Chou, D. S. Baer, R. K. Hanson Applied Optics, 36 (15), 3288-3293, (1997) Diode laser absorption measurements of CH3Cl and CH4 near 1.65 µm

R.K. Vatsa, H.-R. Volpp Chem. Phys. Let., 340, 289-295, (2001) Absorption cross-sections for some atmospherically important molecules at the H atom Lyman-alpha wavelength (121.567 nm)

K. Kameta, N. Kouchi, M. Ukai, Y. Hatano J. Electron Spectr. Rel. Phenomena, 123 (2-3), 225-238, (2002) Photoabsorption, photoionization, and neutral-dissociation cross sections of simple hydrocarbons in the vacuum ultraviolet range

F.Z. Chen, C. Y. Robert Wu J. Quant. Spectr. Rad. Transfer, 85, 195-209, (2004) Temperature-dependent photoabsorption cross sections in the VUV-UV region. I. Methane and ethane (370 K, 295 K, 150 K)

M.P. Bernstein, D.P. Cruikshank, S.A. Sandford Icarus, 181, 302-308, (2006) Near-infrared spectra of laboratory H2O-CH4 ice mixtures

S. Kassi, B. Gao, D. Romanini, A. Campargue Phys Chem Chem Phys.,10 (30), 4410-9, (2008) The near-infrared (1.30-1.70 µm) absorption spectrum of methane down to 77 K

B. Gao, S. Kassi, A. Campargue J. Mol. Spectroscopy, 253 (1), 55-63, (2009) Empirical low energy values for methane transitions in the 5852-6181 cm-1 region by absorption spectroscopy at 81 K

A.V. Nikitin, O.M. Lyulin, S.N. Mikhailenko, V.I. Perevalov, N.N. Filippov, I.M. Grigoriev, I. Morino, T. Yokota, R. Kumazawa, T. Watanabe J.Q.S.R.T., 111 (15), 2211-2224, (2010) GOSAT-2009 methane spectral line list in the 5550-6236 cm-1 range

related data (quantum yield studies; photolysis studies, etc.)
A. H. Laufer, J. R. McNesby Journal of Chemical Physics, 49, Issue 5, 2272-2278, (1968) Photolysis of Methane at 1236-A: Quantum Yield of Hydrogen Formation

R.E. Rebbert, P. Ausloos J. Photochemistry, 1 (2), 171-176, (1972-1973) Photolysis of methane: Quantum yield of C(1D) and CH

A. Lucchesini, S. Gozzini JQSRT, 103, 209-216, (2007) Methane diode laser overtone spectroscopy at 840 nm

C. Romanzin, E. Arzoumanian, E.T. Es-sebbar, A. Jolly, S. Perrier, M.-C. Gazeau, Y. Bénilan Planetary and Space Sciences, 58, 1748-1757, (2010) Combined experimental and theoretical studies on methane photolysis at 121.6 nm and 248 nm – implications on a program of laboratory simulations of Titan’s atmosphere

B. Gans, S. Boyé-Péronne, M. Broquier, M. Delsaut, S. Douin, C. E. Fellows, P. Halvick, J.-C. Loison, R. R. Lucchese, D. Gauyacq Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 13, 8140-8152, (2011) Photolysis of methane revisited at 121.6 nm and at 118.2 nm: quantum yields of the primary products, measured by mass spectrometry

CD4; methane-d4; CAS-No.: 558-20-3
A.H. Laufer, J.R. McNesby Can. J. Chemistry, 43, 3487-3490, (1965) Deuterium isotope effect in vacuum-ultraviolet absorption coefficients of water and methane

C2H6; ethane; CAS-No.: 74-84-0
H. Okabe, J.R. McNesby J. Chem. Phys., 37, 1340, (1962) Vacuum Ultraviolet Photochemistry. IV. Photolysis of Propane

R.I. Schoen J. Chem. Phys., 37, 2032-2040, (1962) Absorption, Ionization, and Ion-Fragmentation Cross Sections of Hydrocarbon Vapors under Vacuum-Ultraviolet Radiation

H. Okabe, D.A. Becker J. Chem. Phys., 39, 2549-2555, (1963) Vacuum Ultraviolet Photochemistry: VII. Photolysis of n-Butane

B.A. Lombos, P. Sauvageau, C. Sandorfy J. Mol. Spectrosc., 24, 253-269, (1967) The electronic spectra of n-alkanes

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

S.W. Bennett, J.B. Tellinghuisen, L.F. Phillips J. Phys. Chem., 75, 719-721, (1971) Absorption coefficients and ionization yields of some small molecules at 58.4 nm

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

G.H. Mount, H.W. Moos Astrophys. J., 224, L35-L38, (1978) Photoabsorption cross sections of methane and ethane, 1380-1600 A at T = 295 K and T = 200 K

J. W. Au, G. Cooper, G. R. Burton, T. N. Olney, C. E. Brion Chem. Phys., 173, 209-239, (1993) The valence shell photoabsorption of the linear alkanes, CnH2n+2 (n=1–8): absolute oscillator strengths (7–220 eV)

K. Kameta, S. Machida, M. Kitajama, M. Ukai, N. Kouchi, Y. Hatano, K. Ito J. Electron Spectr. Related Phenom., 79, 391-393 (1996) Photoabsorption, photoionization, and neutral-dissociation cross sections of C2H6 and C3H8 in the extreme-uv region

F.Z. Chen, C. Y. Robert Wu J. Quant. Spectr. Rad. Transfer, 85, 195-209, (2004) Temperature-dependent photoabsorption cross sections in the VUV-UV region. I. Methane and ethane 

J.J. Harrison, N.D.C. Allen, P.F. Bernath J. Quant. Spectr. Rad. Transfer, 111, 357-363, (2010) Infrared absorption cross sections for ethane (C2H6) in the 3 µm region

related data (quantum yield studies; photolysis studies, etc.)
S. G. Lias, G. J. Collin, R. E. Rebbert, P. Ausloos J. Chem. Phys., 52, 1841, (1970) Photolysis of Ethane at 11.6–11.8 eV

C2H4; ethene; ethylene; CAS-No.: 74-85-1
R.S. Mulliken Rev. Mod. Phys., 14, 265-274, (1942) Structure and Ultraviolet Spectra of Ethylene, Butadiene, and Their Alkyl Derivatives

P. G. Wilkinson, R. S. Mulliken J. Chem. Phys., 23, 1895-1907, (1955) Far Ultraviolet Absorption Spectra of Ethylene and Ethylene-d4

R.I. Schoen J. Chem. Phys., 37, 2032-2040, (1962) Absorption, Ionization, and Ion-Fragmentation Cross Sections of Hydrocarbon Vapors under Vacuum-Ultraviolet Radiation

A. J. Merer , R. S. Mulliken Chem. Rev., 69 (5), 639-656, (1969) Ultraviolet spectra and excited states of ethylene and its alkyl derivatives

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

L. C. Lee, R. W. Carlson, D. L. Judge, M. Ogawa J. Quant. Spectr. Rad. 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

U. Persson, B. Marthinsson, J. Johansson, S. T. Eng Applied Optics, Vol. 19, 1711, (1980) Temperature and pressure dependence of NH3 and C2H4 absorption cross sections at CO2 laser wavelengths

R. McDiarmid J. Phys. Chem., 84 (1), 64-70, (1980) A reinvestigation of the absorption spectrum of ethylene in the vacuum ultraviolet

H. Okabe J. Chem. Phys., 75, 2772-2778, (1981) Photochemistry of acetylene at 1470 Å

H. Okabe J. Chem. Phys., 78, 1312-1317, (1983) Photochemistry of acetylene at 1849 Å

C. Y. R. Wu, T. J. Xia, G. S. Liu, R. McDiarmid J. Chem. Phys., 94, 4093-4094, (1991) Study of higher excited Rydberg states in ethylene

R. Kamps, H. Mueller, M. Schmitt, S. Sommer, Z. Wang, K. Kleinermanns Chemosphere, 27 (11), 2127-2142, (1993) Photooxidation of exhaust pollutants: I. Degradation efficiencies, quantum yields and products of benzene photooxidation

G. Cooper, T. N. Olney, C.E. Brion Chem. Phys., 194, 175-184, (1995) Absolute UV and Soft X-ray photoabsorption of ethylene by high resolution dipole (e, e) spectroscopy 

V.L. Orkin, R.E. Huie, M.J. Kurylo J. Phys. Chem. A, 101 (48), 9118-9124, (1997) Rate constants for the reactions of OH with HFC-245cb (CH3CF2CF3) and some fluoroalkenes (CH2CHCF3, CH2CFCF3, CF2CFCF3, and CF2CF2)

D.M.P. Holland, D.A. Shaw, M.A. Hayes, L.G. Shpinkova, E.E. Rennie, L. Karlsson, P. Baltzer, B. Wannberg Chem. Phys., 219 (1), 91-116, (1997) A photoabsorption, photodissociation and photoelectron spectroscopy study of C2H4 and C2D4

G. Friedrichs, D.F. Davidson, R.K. Hanson Int. J. Chem. Kinet., 34, 374-386, (2002) Direct measurements of the reaction H + CH2O --> H2 + HCO behind shock waves by means of vis-uv detection of formaldehyde

A.M. Parkes, B.L. Fawcett, R.E. Austin, S. Nakamichi, D.E. Shallcross, A.J. Orr-Ewing Analyst, 128, 960-965, (2003) Trace detection of volatile organic compounds by diode laser cavity ring-down spectroscopy

Hsiao-Chi Lu, Hong-Kai Chen, Bing-Ming Cheng Anal. Chem., 76 (19), 5965-5967, (2004) Analysis of C2H4 in C2H6 and C2H5D with VUV Absorption Spectroscopy and a Method To Remove C2H4 from C2H6 and C2H5D

A. M. Parkes, R. E. Lindley, A. J. Orr-Ewing Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 6, 5313 - 5317, (2004) Absorption cross-sections and pressure broadening of rotational lines in the ny5 + ny9 band of ethene measured by diode laser cavity ring down spectroscopy

A. Lucchesini, S. Gozzini Spectrochim. Acta, A: Mol. Biomol. Spectroscopy, 60 (14), 3381-3386, (2004) Diode laser spectroscopy of ammonia and ethylene overtones

C.Y.R. Wu, F.Z. Chen, D.L. Judge J. Geophys. Res., 109, 1-7, (2004) Temperature-dependent photoabsorption cross sections in the VUV-UV region: Ethylene

A. Lucchesini, S. Gozzini J. Quant. Spectr. Rad. Transfer, 112, 1438-1442, (2011) Diode laser spectroscopy of ethylene overtones at 830 nm

related data (quantum yield studies; photolysis studies, etc.)
H. Hara, I. Tanaka Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan, 46 , 3012-3015, (1973) Photolysis of Ethylene at 1634 Å and 1849 Å

C2D4; ethylene-d4; ethene-d4; CAS-No.: 683-73-8
H. Okabe, D.A. Becker J. Am. Chem. Soc., 84, 4004-4007, (1962) Vacuum ultraviolet photochemistry. V. Photolysis of isobutane

D.M.P. Holland, D.A. Shaw, M.A. Hayes, L.G. Shpinkova, E.E. Rennie, L. Karlsson, P. Baltzer, B. Wannberg Chem. Phys., 219 (1), 91-116, (1997) A photoabsorption, photodissociation and photoelectron spectroscopy study of C2H4 and C2D4

C2H2; ethyne; acetylene; CAS-No.: 74-86-2
G.B. Kistiakowsky Phys. Rev., 37, 276-278, (1931) On the Ultraviolet Absorption Spectrum of Acetylene

K. Keith Innes J. Chem. Phys., 22, 863, (1954) Analysis of the Near Ultraviolet Absorption Spectrum of Acetylene

W.C. Walker, G.L. Weissler J. Chem. Phys., 23, 1547-1548, (1955) Preliminary data on photoionization efficiencies and cross sections in C2H4 and C2H2

P. G. Wilkinson J. Mol. Spectroscopy, 2, 387-404, (1958) Absorption spectra of acetylene and acetylene-d2 in the vacuum ultraviolet

T. Nakayama, K. Watanabe J. Chem. Phys., 40, 558, (1964) Absorption and Photoionization Coefficients of Acetylene, Propyne, and 1-Butyne

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

C.Y.R. Wu, D.L. Judge J. Chem. Phys., 82, 4495, (1985) Photoabsorption cross section of acetylene in the EUV region

G. Cooper, T. Ibuki, Y. Iida, C.E. Brion Chem. Phys., 125, 307-320, (1988) Absolute dipole oscillator strengths for photoabsorption and the molecular and dissociative photoionization of acetylene

F.Z. Chen, T.L. Judge, C.Y.R. Wu, J. Caldwell, H.P. White, R. Wagener J. Geophys. Res., 96, 17519-17527, (1991) High resolution, low temperature photoabsorption cross sections of C2H2, PH3, AsH3, and GeH4, with application to Saturn's atmosphere

P. L. Smith, K. Yoshino, W. H. Parkinson, K. Ito, G. Stark J. Geophys. Res., 96, 17529-17533, (1991) High-Resolution, VUV (147-201 nm) Photoabsorption Cross Sections for C2H2 at 195 and 295 K

K. Seki, H. Okabe J. Phys. Chem., 97 (20), 5284–5290, (1993) Photochemistry of acetylene at 193.3 nm

G. Cooper, G. R. Burton, C. E. Brion J. Electron Spectroscopy and Related Phenomena, 73, 139-148, (1995) Absolute UV and soft X-ray photoabsorption of acetylene by high resolution dipole (e,e) spectroscopy

A.C.A. Souza, S.K. Srivastava J. Braz. Chem. Soc., 7 (2), 91-95, (1996) Photoabsorption cross sections derived by the electron energy loss spectroscopy technique for ammonia, methane and acetylene

Y. Bénilan, N. Smith, A. Jolly, F. Raulin Planetary and Space Science, Vol. 48, Issue 5, 463-471, (2000) The long wavelength range temperature variations of the mid-UV acetylene absorption coefficient

G. Friedrichs, D.F. Davidson, R.K. Hanson Int. J. Chem. Kinet., 34, 374-386, (2002) Direct measurements of the reaction H + CH2O --> H2 + HCO behind shock waves by means of vis-uv detection of formaldehyde

A.M. Parkes, B.L. Fawcett, R.E. Austin, S. Nakamichi, D.E. Shallcross, A.J. Orr-Ewing Analyst, 128, 960-965, (2003) Trace detection of volatile organic compounds by diode laser cavity ring-down spectroscopy 

B.-M. Cheng, H.-F. Chen, H.-C. Lu, H.-K. Chen, M. S. Alam, S.-L. Chou, M.-Y. Lin ApJS, 196, 3, (2011) Absorption Cross Section of Gaseous Acetylene at 85 K in the Wavelength Range 110-155 nm

C. J. Lue, M. N. Sullivan, M. Draganjac, S. W. Reeve J. Mol. Spectroscopy, 273, 6-10, (2012) Cavity ringdown spectroscopy of 13C2H2 in the 12900 - 13400 cm-1 region

related data (quantum yield studies; photolysis studies, etc.)
H. Okabe J. Chem. Phys., 75, 2772, (1981) Photochemistry of acetylene at 1470 A

Kok Wai Chang, W. R. M. Graham J. Chem. Phys., 76, 5238, (1982) Vacuum UV spectra of photolyzed C2H2 in solid Ar at 8 K

H. Okabe Can. J. Chem., 61, 850, (1982) Photochemistry of acetylene

H. Okabe J. Chem. Phys., 78, 1312, (1983) Photochemistry of acetylene at 1849 A

A.M. Wodtke, Y.T. Lee J. Phys. Chem., 89, 4744-4751, (1985) Photodissociation of acetylene at 193.3 nm

S. Satyapal, R. Bersohn J. Phys. Chem., 95 (21), 8004-8006, (1991) Photodissociation of acetylene at 193.3 nm

A. Laeuter, K.S. Lee, K.H. Jung, R.K. Vatsa, J.P. Mittal, H.-R. Volpp Chem. Phys. Lett., 358, 314–319, (2002) Absolute primary H atom quantum yield measurements in the 193.3 and 121.6 nm photodissociation of acetylene

S.W. Arteaga, C.M. Bejger, J.L. Gerecke, J.L. Hardwick, , Z.T. Martin, J. Mayo, E.A. McIlhattan, J.-M.F. Moreau, M.J. Pilkenton, M.J. Polston, B.T. Robertson, E.N. Wolf J. Molecular Spectroscopy, 243, 253-266, (2007) Line broadening and shift coefficients of acetylene at 1550 nm

Additional datasheets and spectra of C2H2 are available at Spectra Service
C2D2; ethyne-d2; acetylene-d2; CAS-No.: 1070-74-2
P. G. Wilkinson J. Mol. Spectroscopy, 2, 387-404, (1958) Absorption spectra of acetylene and acetylene-d2 in the vacuum ultraviolet

C3H8; propane; CAS-No.: 74-98-6
H. Okabe, J.R. McNesby J. Chem. Phys., 37, 1340, (1962) Vacuum Ultraviolet Photochemistry. IV. Photolysis of Propane

R.I. Schoen J. Chem. Phys., 37, 2032-2040, (1962) Absorption, Ionization, and Ion-Fragmentation Cross Sections of Hydrocarbon Vapors under Vacuum-Ultraviolet Radiation

H. Okabe, D.A. Becker J. Chem. Phys., 39, 2549-2555, (1963) Vacuum Ultraviolet Photochemistry: VII. Photolysis of n-Butane

J. W. Au, G. Cooper, G. R. Burton, T. N. Olney, C. E. Brion Chem. Phys., 173, 209-239, (1993) The valence shell photoabsorption of the linear alkanes, CnH2n+2 (n=1–8): absolute oscillator strengths (7–220 eV)

K. Kameta, S. Machida, M. Kitajama, M. Ukai, N. Kouchi, Y. Hatano, K. Ito J. Electron Spectrosc. Related Phenom. 79, 391-393 (1996) Photoabsorption, photoionization, and neutral-dissociation cross sections of C2H6 and C3H8 in the extreme-uv region

S. N. Kozlov, V. L. Orkin, R. E. Huie, M. J. Kurylo J. Phys. Chem. A, 107 (9), 1333 -1338, (2003) OH Reactivity and UV Spectra of Propane, n-Propyl Bromide, and Isopropyl Bromide

A. Grosch, V. Beushausen, H. Wackerbarth, O. Thiele, T. Berg Applied Optics, 49 (2), 196 - 203, (2010) Temperature- and pressure-dependent midinfrared absorption cross sections of gaseous hydrocarbons

C3D8; propane-d8; CAS-No.: 2875-94-7
H. Okabe, J.R. McNesby J. Chem. Phys., 37, 1340, (1962) Vacuum Ultraviolet Photochemistry. IV. Photolysis of Propane

C3H6; cyclopropane; CAS-No.: 75-19-4
R.I. Schoen J. Chem. Phys., 37, 2032-2040, (1962) Absorption, Ionization, and Ion-Fragmentation Cross Sections of Hydrocarbon Vapors under Vacuum-Ultraviolet Radiation

H. Basch, M.B. Robin, N.A. Kuebler, C. Baker, D.W. Turner J. Chem. Phys., 51, 52-66, (1969) Optical and photoelectron spectra of small rings. III. The saturated three-membered rings

S. L. Bragg, S. A. Lawton, C. E. Wiswall Optics Letters, 10 (7), 321-323, (1985) Absolute measurements of absorption at the iodine-laser frequency in atmospheric gases

J.M. Gingell, N.J. Mason, I.C. Walker, G. Marston, H. Zhao, M.R.F. Siggel J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys., 32, 2729-2744, (1999) The electonic states of cyclopropane studied by VUV absorption and electron energy-loss spectroscopies

I.C. Walker, D.M.P. Holland, D.A. Shaw, I.J. McEwen, M.F. Guest J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys., 40, 1875-1888, (2007) The electronic states of cyclopropane studied by VUV absorption and ab initio multireference configuration interaction calculations

C4H2; diacetylene; butadiyne; CAS-No.: 460-12-8
Sho-Chow Woo, T.C. Chu Phys. Rev., 47, 886 - 886, (1935) The Ultraviolet Absorption Bands of Diacetylene

Sho-Chow Woo, T.C. Chu J. Chem. Phys., 3, 541, (1935) The Absorption Spectrum of Diacetylene in the Near Ultraviolet

Sho-Chow Woo, T.C. Chu J. Chem. Phys., 5, 786, (1937) The Absorption Spectrum of Diacetylene in the Near Ultraviolet. II

W. C. Price, A. D. Walsh Trans. Faraday Soc., 41, 381 - 388, (1945) The absorption spectra of triple bond molecules in the vacuum ultraviolet

K.K. Georgieff, Y. Richard Can. J. Chemistry, 36, 1280-1283, (1958) Diacetylene: preparation, purification, and ultraviolet spectrum

W.L. Smith Proc. Roy. Soc. A, 300, 519-533, (1967) The absorption spectrum of diacetylene in the vacuum ultraviolet

J. L. Hardwick, D. A. Ramsay Chem. Phys. Lett., 48, 399-401, (1977) The near ultraviolet and band system of diacetylene

H.-J. Haink, M. Jungen Chemical Physics Letters, 61, 319-322, (1979) Excited states of the polyacetylenes. Analysis of the near ultraviolet spectra of diacetylene and triacetylene

H. Okabe J. Photochemistry, 17 (1), 184, (1981) Photochemistry of acetylene at 1470 Å 

Kok Wai Chang, W. R. M. Graham J. Mol. Spectroscopy, 94, 69-78, (1982) The near-ultraviolet spectrum of diacetylene trapped in solid argon at 9 K

S. Glicker, H. Okabe J. Phys. Chem., 91(2), 437-440, (1987) Photochemistry of diacetylene

A. Fahr, A.K. Nayak Chem. Phys., 189, 725-731, (1994) Temperature dependent ultraviolet absorption cross sections of 1,3-butadiene and butadiyne

N.S. Smith, Y. Benilan, P. Bruston Planetary and Space Science, 46, 1215-1220, (1998) The temperature dependent absorption cross sections of C4H2 at mid ultraviolet wavelengths

G. Friedrichs, D.F. Davidson, R.K. Hanson Int. J. Chem. Kinet., 34, 374-386, (2002) Direct measurements of the reaction H + CH2O --> H2 + HCO behind shock waves by means of vis-uv detection of formaldehyde

T. Ferradaz, Y.Benilan, N.Fray, A.Jolly, M.Schwell, M.C.Gazeau, H.-W.Jochims Planetary Space Science, 57, 10-22, (2009) Temperature-dependent photoabsorption cross-sections of cyanoacetylene and diacetylene in the mid-and vacuum-UV: Application to Titan’s atmosphere

related data (quantum yield studies; photolysis studies, etc.)
R.E. Bandy, C. Lakshminarayan, R.K. Frost, T.S. Zwier J. Chem. Phys., 98, 5362, (1993) The ultraviolet photochemistry of diacetylene: Direct detection of primary products of the metastable C4H2* + C4H2 reaction

R.Silva, W.K. Gichuhi, C. Huang, M.B. Doyle, V.V. Kislov, A.M. Mebel, A.G. Suits Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 105, (35), 12713-12718, (2008) H elimination and metastable lifetimes in the UV photoexcitation of diacetylene

C6H2; HC≡CC≡CC≡CH; triacetylene; CAS-No.: 3161-99-7
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C4H10; n-butane; CAS-No.: 106-97-8
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C4D10; n-butane-d10; CAS-No.: 7582-04-9
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i-C4H10; isobutane; CAS-No.: 75-28-5
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cyclo-C5H6; cyclopentadiene; cyclopenta-1,3-diene; CAS-No.: 542-92-7
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C5H8; cyclopentene; CAS-No.: 142-29-0
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C5H8; CH2=CHCH=CHCH3; 1,3-pentadiene; penta-1,3-diene; 1-methylbutadiene; CAS-No.: 504-60-9
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C5H10; cyclo-pentane; CAS-No.: 287-92-3
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C5H12; pentane; CAS-No.: 109-66-0
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C6H8; 1,3,5-hexatriene; CAS-No.: 2235-12-3
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C6H12; (CH3)2C=C(CH3)2; 2,3-dimethyl-2-butene; 2,3-dimethylbut-2-en; tetramethylethylene; CAS-No.: 563-79-1; PubChem: 24853167
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C6H12; (CH3)2CHC(CH3)=CH2; 2,3-dimethyl-1-butene; 2,3-DMB; CAS-No.: 563-78-0; PubChem: 24851434
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C6H12; cis-3-hexene; (Z)-3-hexene, 3-hexene; CAS-No.: 7642-09-3; PubChem: 24877713
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C6H12; 1-hexene; hex-1-ene; hexylene; CAS-No.: 592-41-6
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cyclo-C6H10; cyclohexene; CAS-No.: 110-83-8; PubChem: 8079
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C6H10; 4-methyl-1,3-pentadiene; 1,3-pentadiene, 4-methyl-; CAS-No.: 926-56-7; PubChem: CID 13555
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cyclo-C6H12; cyclohexane; CAS-No.: 110-82-7
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C6H14; hexane; CAS-No.: 110-54-3
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C6H6; HCCCH2CH2CCH; 1,5-hexadiyne; dipropargyl; CAS-No.: 628-16-0
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C7H12; 1-methylcyclohexene; 1-methyl-1-cyclohexene; CAS-No.: 591-49-1; PubChem: CID 11574
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O.H. Wheeler, J.L. Mateos J. Org. Chem., 21 (10), 1110-1112, (1956) The Ultraviolet Absorption of Isolated Double Bonds

C7H12; 2,3-dimethyl-1,3-pentadiene; CAS-No.: 1113-56-0
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C7H12; 2,4-dimethyl-1,3-pentadiene; 1,3-pentadiene, 2,4-dimethyl-; CAS-No.: 1000-86-8; PubChem: CID 66080
W.F. Forbes, R. Shilton, A. Balasubramanian J. Org. Chem., 29 (12), 3527-3531, (1964) The ultraviolet absorption spectra of some conjugatwed dienes

C7H16; heptane; CAS-No.: 142-82-5
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C8H14; 1,2-dimethylcyclohexene; 1,2-dimethyl-1-cyclohexene; CAS-No.: 1674-10-8
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C8H14; 2,5-dimethyl-2,4-hexadiene; biisobutenyl; CAS-No.: 764-13-6
W.F. Forbes, R. Shilton, A. Balasubramanian J. Org. Chem., 29 (12), 3527-3531, (1964) The ultraviolet absorption spectra of some conjugatwed dienes

C8H16; 1-octene; oct-1-ene; CAS-No.: 111-66-0; PubChem: CID 8125
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C8H16; 2,4,4-trimethylpentene-1; 2,4,4-trimethyl-1-pentene; 2,4,4-trimethylpent-1-ene; CAS-No.: 107-39-1
O.H. Wheeler, J.L. Mateos J. Org. Chem., 21 (10), 1110-1112, (1956) The Ultraviolet Absorption of Isolated Double Bonds

C8H16; 2,4,4-trimethylpentene-2; 2,4,4-trimethyl-2-pentene; 2,4,4-trimethylpent-2-ene; CAS-No.: 107-40-4
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C8H18; octane; CAS-No.: 111-65-9
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C8H18; iso-octane; 2,2,4-trimethylpentane; CAS-No.: 540-84-1
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C8H14; cis-cyclooctene; CAS-No.: 931-87-3
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C8H14; trans-cyclooctene; (E)-cyclooctene; CAS-No.: 931-89-5
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C10H18; 2,3,4,5-tetramethyl-2,4-hexadiene; 2,4-hexadiene, 2,3,4,5-tetramethyl-; CAS-No.: 1114-06-3; PubChem: CID 635468
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C10H22; n-decane; CAS-No.: 124-18-5
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C14H12; trans-stilbene; (E)-1,2-diphenylethene; (E)-stilbene; CAS-No.: 103-30-0; PubChem: 638088
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C4H4; cyclobutadiene; CAS-No.: 1120-53-2
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C4H6; CH2=C=CHCH3; 1,2-butadiene; CAS-No.: 590-19-2
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C4H6; CH2=(CH)2=CH2; 1,3-butadiene; buta-1,3-diene; CAS-No.: 106-99-0
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C5H8; CH2=C(CH3)CH=CH2; 2-methyl-1,3-butadiene; isoprene; CAS-No.: 78-79-5
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C6H10; 2,3-dimethyl-1,3-butadiene; biisopropenyl; CAS-No.: 513-81-5
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C4H8; CH3CH2CH=CH2; 1-butene; but-1-ene; CAS-No.: 106-98-9
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C4H8; CH2=C(CH3)2; isobutene; isobutylene; 2-methylpropene; CAS-No.: 115-11-7; PubChem: 24857786
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C4H8; cis-2-butene; 2-butene, (Z)-; 2-butene; CAS-No.: 590-18-1
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C4H8; trans-2-butene; 2-butene, (E)-; CAS-No.: 624-64-6
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CH3-CH=CH2; propylene; propene; CAS-No.: 115-07-1
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H2C=C=CH2; 1,2-propadien; allene; CAS-No.: 463-49-0
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