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 Earth’s 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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latest publications

Christopher A. Beale, Andy Wong, Peter Bernath. Infrared transmission spectra of hot ammonia in the 4800-9000 cm^-1 region. Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy & Radiative Transfer 246, 106911 (2020). PDF

Dan Hewett, Peter Bernath, Jianbao Zhao, Brant Billinghurst. Near infrared absorption cross sections for ethane broadened by hydrogen and nitrogen. Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy & Radiative Transfer 242, 106780 (2019). PDF

Peter Bernath, Dror Bittner. Line List for the transition of SO: Assignment of the 1.69 micro feature on Io. Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy & Radiative Transfer 240, 106686 (2019). PDF

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