Volume 550, February 2013
|Number of page(s)||13|
|Section||Atomic, molecular, and nuclear data|
|Published online||22 January 2013|
The UMIST database for astrochemistry 2012⋆
Astrophysics Research Centre, School of Mathematics and Physics, Queen’s
University Belfast, Belfast, BT7
2 Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
3 Astrochemistry Laboratory and the Goddard Center for Astrobiology, Mailstop 691, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, 8800 Greenbelt Road, Greenbelt, MD 20770, USA
4 Institute for Astrophysics and Computational Sciences, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC 20064, USA
Accepted: 20 December 2012
We present the fifth release of the UMIST Database for Astrochemistry (UDfA). The new reaction network contains 6173 gas-phase reactions, involving 467 species, 47 of which are new to this release. We have updated rate coefficients across all reaction types. We have included 1171 new anion reactions and updated and reviewed all photorates. In addition to the usual reaction network, we also now include, for download, state-specific deuterated rate coefficients, deuterium exchange reactions and a list of surface binding energies for many neutral species. Where possible, we have referenced the original source of all new and existing data. We have tested the main reaction network using a dark cloud model and a carbon-rich circumstellar envelope model. We present and briefly discuss the results of these models.
Key words: astrochemistry / molecular data / molecular processes / ISM: molecules / circumstellar matter
All codes, along with reaction networks and data files, are accessible at http://www.udfa.net.
© ESO, 2013
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