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Ozone from 10um IR?

Absorption in low energy thermal IR region does not break chemical bonds, but affects vibration of chemical bonds and rotation of molecules. Energy of $\pu{10 \mu m}$ photons is about 40 times ...
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How to find the infrared absorption spectrum of O2 and N2?

There is a good reason for not being able to find the mid-IR absorption spectra of nitrogen and oxygen. Their vibrations are infrared inactive. Infrared absorption peaks are observed when there is a ...
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UV-Vis Absorption Spectra climbing at lower wavelengths

If you had given the reference for the literature spectra, I would be able to say for certain, but it's possible that they didn't use a quartz cuvette. According to this website, quartz starts ...
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