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The HITRAN 2008 Molecular Spectroscopic database.

L.S. Rothman 1 I.E. Gordon 1 A. Barbe 2 D.Chris Benner 3 P.F. Bernath 4 M. Birk 5 V. Boudon 6 L.R. Brown 7 A. Campargue 8 J.-P. Champion 9 K. Chance 1 L.H. Coudert 10 V. Dana 11 V.M. Devi 3 S. Fally 12 J.-M. Flaud 10 R.R. Gamache 13 A. Goldman 14 D. Jacquemart 15 I. Kleiner 10 N. Lacome 15 W.J. Lafferty 16 J.-Y. Mandin 17 S.T. Massie 18 S.N. Mikhailenko 19, 20 C.E. Miller 7 N. Moazzen-Ahmadi 21 O.V. Naumenko 20 A.V. Nikitin 20 J. Orphal 10 V.I. Perevalov 19, 20 A. Perrin 10 A. Predoi-Cross 22 C.P. Rinsland 23 M. Rotger 2, 6 M. Šimečková 1 M.A.H. Smith 24 K. Sung 7 S.A. Tashkun 19 J. Tennyson 25 R.A. Toth 7 A.C. Vandaele 26 J. Vander Auwera 12
1 AMP - Atomic and Molecular Physics Division [Cambridge]
CfA - Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Abstract : This paper describes the status of the 2008 edition of the HITRAN molecular spectroscopic database. The new edition is the first official public release since the 2004 edition, although a number of crucial updates had been made available online since 2004. The HITRAN compilation consists of several components that serve as input for radiative-transfer calculation codes: individual line parameters for the microwave through visible spectra of molecules in the gas phase; absorption cross-sections for molecules having dense spectral features, i.e. spectra in which the individual lines are not resolved; individual line parameters and absorption cross-sections for bands in the ultraviolet; refractive indices of aerosols, tables and files of general properties associated with the database; and database management software. The line-by-line portion of the database contains spectroscopic parameters for 42 molecules including many of their isotopologues.
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L.S. Rothman, I.E. Gordon, A. Barbe, D.Chris Benner, P.F. Bernath, et al.. The HITRAN 2008 Molecular Spectroscopic database.. Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, Elsevier, 2009, pp.533-572. ⟨10.1016/j.jqsrt.2009.02.013⟩. ⟨hal-00379120⟩



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