Vol. 35, issue 12, article # 1

Vasil’chenko S. S., Egorov O. V., Tyuterev Vl. G. Experiment on recording ozone absorption transitions to 3A2 triplet electronic state by high-sensitivity cavity ring-down spectroscopy in the range 9350–10000 cm-1. // Optika Atmosfery i Okeana. 2022. V. 35. No. 12. P. 971–978. DOI: 10.15372/AOO20221201 [in Russian].
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The results of high-sensitivity recording of the Wulf group absorption bands of the ozone molecule in the range 9350–10000 cm-1, which corresponds to transitions from the ground to an excited triplet electronic state, are discussed. The spectrum in this range above the main molecular dissociation threshold was recorded for the first time with the use of a cw-CRDS spectrometer with sensitivity of 1 × 10-10 cm-1 in terms of the absorption coefficient. The measurement technique and the procedure of ozone generation and its concentration monitoring are described. A comparison with the previously calculated theoretical spectra of the 3A2(000) ← X1A1(000), 3A2(010) ← X1A1(000), and 3A2(010) ← X1A1(010) singlet-triplet bands is carried out.


ozone, absorption spectrum, triplet electronic transitions, Wulf bands, cavity ring-down spectroscopy


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