who am i

Peter Bernath is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Waterloo. He is also the Principal Investigator for the Atmospheric Chemistry Experiment (ACE) that studies the Earths atmosphere. His research objective is the spectroscopic characterization of unusual chemical species. Of particular interest are the molecules found in flames, electrical discharges, lasers, explosions, the earth's atmosphere, stellar atmospheres and the interstellar medium.

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A. Wong, D. Hewett, B. E. Billinghurst, J. N. Hodges and P. F. Bernath. He and H2 broadened propane cross sections in the 3 µm region at cold temperatures. J. Quant. Spectrosc. Rad. Transfer 232, 104-107 (2019). PDF

D. Hewett, P. F. Bernath and B. Billinghurst, Infrared absorption cross sections of isobutane with hydrogen and nitrogen as broadening gases. Infrared absorption cross sections of isobutane with hydrogen and nitrogen as broadening gases. J. Quant. Spectrosc. Rad. Transfer 227, 226-229 (2019). PDF

J. N. Hodges and P. F. Bernath. Fourier transform spectroscopy of the C3Δ- X3Δ transition of TiO in support of exoplanet spectroscopy. Astrophys. J. 863, 34(4pp) (2018). PDF

Spectra of Atoms and Molecules by Peter Bernath, second edition Spectra of Atoms and Molecules by Peter Bernath, first edition