who am i

Peter Bernath is a Research 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

Peter Bernath, Edwin L. Sibert III, Keith LaBelle, Jianbao Zhao, Brant Billinghurst. Absorption cross sections and local mode analysis for neopentane. Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy & Radiative Transfer , (2022). PDF

Peter F. Bernath, Randika Dodangodage, Jianbao Zhao, Brant Billinghurst. Infrared absorption cross sections for propene. , (2022). PDF

W. Doug Cameron, Peter Bernath. Visible Opacity of M Dwarfs and Hot Jupiters: The TiO B3??X3? Band System. The Astrophysical Journal 926, 39 (2022). PDF

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