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First CRDS-measurements of water vapour continuum in the\ud 940nm absorption band

By L. Reichert, M. Andres Hernandez, J. Burrows, A. Tikhomirov, K. Firsov and I. Ptashnik


Measurements of near-infrared water vapour continuum using continuous wave cavity ring down spectroscopy (cw-\ud CRDS) have been performed at around 10611.6 and 10685:2 cm1. The continuum absorption coefficients for N2-\ud broadening have been determined for two temperatures and wavenumbers. \ud These results represent the first near-IR continuum laboratory data determined within the complex spectral environment in the 940nm water vapour band and are in reasonable agreement with simulations using the semiempirical CKD formulation

Topics: 551
Publisher: Elsevier Ltd.
Year: 2007
OAI identifier: oai:centaur.reading.ac.uk:849

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