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  • Vol. 38, Iss. 3 — Jan. 20, 1999
  • pp: 599–604

Theoretical Far-Wing Line Shape and Absorption for High-Temperature CO2

Qiancheng Ma, Richard H. Tipping, Christian Boulet, and Jean-Pierre Bouanich  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 38, Issue 3, pp. 599-604 (1999)

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Theoretical results for the far-wing line shapes and corresponding absorption coefficients in the high-frequency wing of the ν3 fundamental band of self-broadened CO2 are presented for a number of temperatures between 218 and 751 K. These first-principles calculations are made assuming binary collisions within the framework of a quasi-static theory with a more accurate interaction potential than in previous calculations. The theoretical results are compared with existing laboratory data and are in good agreement for all the temperatures considered.

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OCIS Codes
(020.3690) Atomic and molecular physics : Line shapes and shifts
(300.6390) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, molecular

Qiancheng Ma, Richard H. Tipping, Christian Boulet, and Jean-Pierre Bouanich, "Theoretical Far-Wing Line Shape and Absorption for High-Temperature CO2," Appl. Opt. 38, 599-604 (1999)

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