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.


latest publications

W. Chen, K. Kawaguchi, P.F. Bernath, J. Tang. Study of infrared emission spectroscopy for the B1Δg - A1Πu and B'1Σg+ - A1Πu systems of C2. J. Chem. Phys. 144, 064301 (2016). PDF

D.J. Frohman, P.F. Bernath, J.S.A. Brooke. Molecular line lists: The ro-vibrational spectra of NaF and KF. J. Quant. Spectrosc. Rad. Trans. 169, 104-110 (2016). PDF

R.J. Hargreaves, P.F. Bernath, J. Bailey, M. Dulick. Empirical Line Lists and Absorption Cross Sections for Methane at High Temperatures. Astrophys. J. 813, 12 (2015). PDF

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