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Semi-Classical Line Shape Models of Rovibrational H2O Spectra Tested Using Frequency-Stabilized Cavity Ring-Down Spectroscopy

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Author(s)

Joseph T. Hodges, Daniel Lisak, R. Ciurylo

Abstract

In this work we present a brief review of recent results for water line shapes obtained by means of the frequency stabilized cavity ring-down spectroscopy (FS-CRDS) technique. We demonstrate its ability to enable precise spectroscopic measurements of absorption coefficients with high signal-to-noise ratio and high sensitivity as well as a well-determined spectrum frequency axis. Such high-fidelity measurements motivate the development of rigorous line shape models that allow to one to fit the observed spectra to within the statistical uncertainty. We show the impact of the choice of proper line shape models on the final result. Finally we make a few remarks about new efficient spectroscopic methods and their possible influence on molecular databases.
Proceedings Title
Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Spectral Line Shapes
Conference Dates
June 15-20, 2008
Conference Location
Valladolid,
Conference Title
19th International Conference on Spectral Line Shapes

Keywords

water, spectroscopy, line shape, cavity ring-down spectroscopy

Citation

Hodges, J. , Lisak, D. and Ciurylo, R. (2008), Semi-Classical Line Shape Models of Rovibrational H2O Spectra Tested Using Frequency-Stabilized Cavity Ring-Down Spectroscopy, Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Spectral Line Shapes, Valladolid, (Accessed May 19, 2024)

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Created June 20, 2008, Updated February 19, 2017