Atmospheric Photochemistry of Alternative Halocarbons

  1. Douglas C. Neckers3,
  2. David H. Volman4 and
  3. Günther Von Bünau5
  1. Joseph S. Francisco1 and
  2. M. Matti Maricq2

Published Online: 5 JAN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470133514.ch3

Advances in Photochemistry, Volume 20

Advances in Photochemistry, Volume 20

How to Cite

Francisco, J. S. and Maricq, M. M. (1995) Atmospheric Photochemistry of Alternative Halocarbons, in Advances in Photochemistry, Volume 20 (eds D. C. Neckers, D. H. Volman and G. Von Bünau), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470133514.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Center for Photochemical Sciences, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio

  2. 4

    Department of Chemistry, University of California, Davis, California

  3. 5

    Physikalische Chemie, Universität Siegen, Siegen, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Chemistry, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan

  2. 2

    Research Laboratory, Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JAN 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1995

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471114697

Online ISBN: 9780470133514



  • atmospheric photochemistry;
  • haloalkoxy radicals;
  • ultraviolet spectroscopy;
  • fluoroformyl radicals;
  • halogenated alkyl radicals


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Nomenclature for CFCs, HFCs, and HCFCs

  • Experimental investigation of the atmospheric degradation of HFCs and HCFCs

  • Review of experimental and theoretical studies of key secondary species

  • Summary