Millimeter and submillimeter spectroscopy of molecules of atmospheric importance progress report and research plan ... for the third year of a project

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  • Submillimeter waves.,
  • Spectroscopy.,
  • Molecules.,
  • Atmospheric chemistry.,
  • Atmospheric physics.

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Statementby Department of Physics, Ohio State University ; principal investigator, Frank C. De Lucia; co-principal investigator, Paul Helminger.
SeriesNASA contractor report -- NASA CR-207451
ContributionsHelminger, Paul., Ohio State University. Dept. of Physics, United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
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Pagination1 v.
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We present the principle of a terahertz-wave radar and its proof-of-concept experimental verification. The radar is based on a GHz resonant-tunneling-diode oscillator, whose terahertz output power can be easily modulated by superimposing the modulation signal on its bias voltage.

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After the establishment of the Five College Radio Astronomy Observatory, particularly the meter diameter millimeter-wave telescope at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, my research switched into two new areas: the chemistry of dense interstellar clouds and the physics and chemistry of comets.

Dec 12,  · A molecular cloud, sometimes called a stellar nursery (if star formation is occurring within), is a type of interstellar cloud, the density and size of which permit the formation of molecules, most commonly molecular hydrogen (H 2).This is in contrast to other areas of the interstellar medium that contain predominantly ionized gas.

As ofshe is also an external scientific member of the Max Planck Institut f"ur Extraterrestrische Physik in Garching, Germany. Her research group focusses on molecules in star- and planet-forming regions and the importance of molecules as diagnostics of the physical processes, using observations at submillimeter and infrared wavelengths.

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"Heat of formation of hydrogen isocyanide by. Theoretical and experimental studies of breather wave molecules Xu, G., Gelash, A., Chabchoub, A., Zakharov, V. & Kibler, B., JunConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe and European Quantum Electronics Conference, CLEO/Europe-EQEC Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., ( Conference on.

Full text of "Molecular spectroscopy: modern research" See other formats. The ethynyl radical (systematically named λ 3-ethyne and hydridodicarbon(C—C)) is an organic compound with the chemical formula C≡CH (also written [CCH] or C 2 H).It is a simple molecule that does not occur naturally on Earth but is abundant in the interstellar was first observed by electron spin resonance isolated in a solid argon matrix at liquid helium temperatures in by.

An Imaging Line Survey of the Oxygen-Rich AGB Star IK Tau with the Submillimeter Array. To date, more than 75 different molecular species have been detected in the circumstellar envelopes (CSEs) around evolved stars on the Asymptotic Giant Branch (AGB) using molecular spectroscopy at mm, submm, and far-infrared wavelengths.

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Molecules are the. The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) can map cloud-scale CO (2–1) emission — a key tracer of molecular gas mass and kinematics — over the entire disc of a nearby (d ~ Interstellar formaldehyde (a topic relevant to astrochemistry) was first discovered in by L.

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IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ANTENNAS AND PROPAGATION, VOL. 55, NO. 11, NOVEMBER THz Instruments for Space Peter H. Siegel, Fellow, IEEE. Solar Science with the Atacama Large Millimeter/Submillimeter Array-A New View of Our Sun.

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Most frequently the filters J, H, and K are used to isolate the wavelength regions – µm, – µm, and – µm, Christoph Franzen, Patrick Joseph Espy, Niklas Hofmann, Robert Edward Hibbins, Anlaug Amanda Djupvik.

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