Zeeman effect splitting coefficients for ClO, OH and NO in some Earth atmosphere applications
Journal article, 2020

We present detailed tabulated Zeeman effect splitting coefficients for ground-state ClO, OH and NO for F ≤ 10. These species are, together with molecular oxygen, common Zeeman-affected molecules in Earth’s atmosphere. The Zeeman effect is shown to be important mostly for OH. In proposed satellite observations of mesospheric OH, a circular polarization signal of close to 3 K can be expected. ClO and NO both show more than 1% circular polarization signal.

Author

Richard Larsson

Boy Lankhaar

Chalmers, Space, Earth and Environment, Astronomy and Plasmaphysics, Galactic Astrophysics

Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer

0022-4073 (ISSN)

Vol. 250 107050-

Subject Categories

Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences

Atom and Molecular Physics and Optics

Roots

Basic sciences

DOI

10.1016/j.jqsrt.2020.107050

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Created

6/16/2020