Databases

The following is a directory of online resources of atomic and molecular data for plasma applications.

ADAMANT

An online, open-access database containing theoretical high-precision spectroscopic parameters and electron/photon interaction with ion parameters for the complex atoms and multicharged ions developed at Vilnius University, Lithuania.

URL: http://www.adamant.tfai.vu.lt/

Host Institution: Vilnius University (Vilniaus universitetas)

Update status: Continuously updated.

Atomic Spectroscopy Computational Chemistry Electron – Ion Collisions Electronic Structure Calculations

ADAS: Atomic Data and Analysis Structure

The Atomic Data and Analysis Structure (ADAS) is an interconnected set of computer codes and data collections for modelling the radiating properties of ions and atoms in plasmas. Its applications are in plasmas in the interstellar medium, and stellar atmospheres, industrial processes, and experimental thermonuclear fusion devices.

URL: http://www.adas.ac.uk/index.php

Host Institution: Department of Physics, University of Strathclyde

Update status: Continuously updated.

ADAS Astrophysics Atomic Spectroscopy Collisional-Radiative Processes Collisions in Plasmas Computational Chemistry Electron – Ion Collisions Electron – Molecule Collisions Electronic Structure Calculations Heavy Particle Collisions Uncertainty Quantification

ALADDIN: A Labelled Atomic Data INterface

ALADDIN (A Labelled Atomic Data INterface) is a database of evaluated and recommended atomic, molecular and plasma-surface interaction data for fusion applications maintained by the International Atomic Energy Agency.

URL: https://www-amdis.iaea.org/ALADDIN/

Host Institution: IAEA

Update status: Continuously updated.

Collisional-Radiative Processes Collisions in Plasmas Electron – Ion Collisions Electron – Molecule Collisions Heavy Particle Collisions Plasma Diagnostics Plasma Impurities Plasma–Material Interaction

AMBDAS: Atomic and Molecular Bibliographic Data System

The Atomic and Molecular Bibliographic Data System (AMBDAS) is a bibliographic database of literature on fundamental atomic and molecular processes for fusion applications maintained by the International Atomic Energy Agency.

URL: https://www-amdis.iaea.org/AMBDAS/

Host Institution: IAEA

Update status: Continuously updated.

Atomic Spectroscopy Collisional-Radiative Processes Collisions in Plasmas Electron – Ion Collisions Electron – Molecule Collisions Electronic Structure Calculations Heavy Particle Collisions Line Shapes Plasma Diagnostics Plasma Impurities Plasma–Material Interaction Tritium Tungsten Uncertainty Quantification

BASECOL

A database devoted to collisional ro-vibrational excitation of molecules by colliders including atoms, ions, molecules, and electrons.

URL: https://basecol.vamdc.eu/

Host Institution: Paris Observatory (Observatoire de Paris)

Update status: Continuously updated.

Collisional-Radiative Processes Collisions in Plasmas Electron – Molecule Collisions

BEAMDB

Electron interaction cross sections for elastic scattering, electron excitation, ionization and total scattering.

URL: http://servo.aob.rs/emol/

Host Institution: University of Belgrade

Update status: Continuously updated.

Collisional-Radiative Processes Collisions in Plasmas Electron – Ion Collisions Electron – Molecule Collisions

CDMS: Cologne Database for Molecular Spectroscopy

The Cologne Database for Molecular Spectroscopy is a database of microwave spectroscopic data concerning 900+ species in the interstellar medium (ISM) and circumstellar envelopes.

URL: https://cdms.astro.uni-koeln.de/

Host Institution: University of Cologne (Universität zu Köln)

Update status: Continuously updated (2–3 updates per month).

Molecular Spectroscopy

CDSD: Carbon Dioxide Spectral Database

A high-temperature line list for CO2, produced by the V.E. Zuev Institute of Atmospheric Optics, Tomsk Russia, in 2011: S. A. Tashkun and V. I. Perevalov, Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer 112, 1403 (2011).

URL: ftp://ftp.iao.ru/pub/CDSD-4000/

Host Institution: V. E. Zuev Institute of Atmospheric Optics

Update status: Fixed at the 2011 version, but continues to be available at the IAO FTP site.

Molecular Spectroscopy

CHIANTI

An atomic database for spectroscopic diagnostics of astrophysical plasmas. The supporting Python software library, ChiantiPy seems to be actively maintained.

URL: https://www.chiantidatabase.org/chianti_linelist.html

Host Institution: Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP), University of Cambridge

Update status: Last updated: 2015 (version 8.0).

Astrophysics Atomic Spectroscopy

ECaSDa, GeCaSDa, MeCaSDa, RuCaSDa, SHeCaSDa, TFMeCaSDa Calculated Spectroscopic Databases

A suite of “Calculated Spectroscopic Databases (CaSDa)” for the individual molecules: C2H4 (ECaSDa), GeH4 (GeCaSDa), CH4 (MeCaSDa), RuO4 (RuCaSDa), SF6 (SHeCaSDa), CF4 (TFMeCaSDa).

URL: http://vamdc.icb.cnrs.fr/PHP/

Host Institution: University of Burgundy (Université de Bourgogne)

Update status: Updated as new calculations are completed.

Molecular Spectroscopy

ESCS: Electron Scattering Cross Sections at UMK

A database of electron-atom and electron-molecule scattering cross sections maintained by the group of Grzegorz Karwasz at Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń (Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika w Toruniu, UMK).

URL: http://dydaktyka.fizyka.umk.pl/ESCS/index.html

Host Institution: Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń (Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika w Toruniu, UMK)

Update status: Continuously updated.

Collisions in Plasmas Electron – Ion Collisions Electron – Molecule Collisions

ExoMol

A database of molecular line lists that can be used for spectral characterisation and simulation of exoplanet and cool star atmospheres. Since some line lists in this collection are extremely large (up to 1014 lines), a service to produce absorption cross section data at a user-defined resolution is provided.

URL: http://exomol.com/

Host Institution: University College London (UCL)

Update status: Continuously updated.

Astrophysics Molecular Spectroscopy

GEISA: Gestion et Etude des Informations Spectroscopiques Atmosphériques

Gestion et Etude des Informations Spectroscopiques Atmosphériques: Management and Study of Spectroscopic Information is a spectroscopic line list database for atmospheric applications with an interactive interface.

URL: https://geisa.aeris-data.fr/

Host Institution: Université Paris-Saclay

Update status: Continuously updated.

Astrophysics Molecular Spectroscopy

Grotrian

The "Grotrian" Electronic Structure of Atoms Information System is a collection of experimental and theoretical data on energy levels and transitions in atoms and ions with an interactive interface maintained by researchers at Novosibirsk State University in Russia.

Contact Email: grotrian@nsu.ru

URL: http://grotrian.nsu.ru/en/

Host Institution: Novosibirsk State University

Update status: Continuously updated.

Astrophysics Atomic Spectroscopy Computational Chemistry Electronic Structure Calculations

HITRAN: HIgh-resolution TRANsmission

HITRAN (HIgh-resolution TRANsmission) is a compilation of spectroscopic parameters that a variety of computer codes use to predict and simulate the transmission and emission of light in planetary atmospheres.

URL: https://hitran.org/

Host Institution: Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA)

Update status: Continuously updated, with major releases every four years.

Molecular Spectroscopy

IDEADB

A database of cross sections for dissociative electron attachment to molecules.

URL: http://ideadb.uibk.ac.at/

Host Institution: University of Innsbruck (Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck)

Update status: Apparently no longer updated, but the web service is still useable.

Collisional-Radiative Processes Collisions in Plasmas Electron – Molecule Collisions

JPL Molecular Spectroscopy Database

A companion database to the CDMS catalogue, this is a compilation of rotational transition frequencies and intensities of molecules of astrophysical interest.

URL: https://spec.jpl.nasa.gov/ftp/pub/catalog/catform.html

Host Institution: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Update status: Continuously updated.

Astrophysics Atomic Spectroscopy Molecular Spectroscopy

KIDA: The Kinetic Database for Astrochemistry

The Kinetic Database for Astrochemistry is a database of kinetic data of interest for astrochemical (interstellar medium and planetary atmospheres) studies.

URL: http://kida.astrophy.u-bordeaux.fr/

Host Institution: Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Bordeaux

Update status: Continuously updated.

Astrophysics

LAMDA: Leiden Atomic and Molecular Database

Atomic and molecular spectroscopic line data for a number of astrophysically interesting species, including energy levels, statistical weights, Einstein A-coefficients and collisional rate coefficients.

URL: https://home.strw.leidenuniv.nl/~moldata/

Host Institution: Leiden University

Update status: Continuously updated.

Astrophysics Atomic Spectroscopy Molecular Spectroscopy

Lille Spectroscopic Database Project

Access to the spectroscopic data obtained by (or in collaboration with) the PhLAM Laboratory, University of Lille, France. The Lille Spectroscopic Database (LSD) is a complementary tool to resources such as the JPL catalog and the Cologne Database for Molecular Spectroscopy (CDMS).

URL: https://lsd.univ-lille.fr/

Host Institution: Lille University of Science and Technology (Université Lille 1: Sciences et Technologies)

Update status: Continuously updated

Molecular Spectroscopy

LXCat: Electron Scattering Catalogue

A database of electron- and ion-scattering cross sections, swarm parameters, reaction rates, energy distribution functions and other data required for modelling low-temperature plasmas initiated in 2010 by researchers at Laboratoire des Plasmas et Conversion d’Energie (LAPLACE), a laboratory operated jointly by the CNRS, the University of Toulouse and the Institut Polytechnique of Toulouse.

Contact Email: info@lxcat.net

URL: https://fr.lxcat.net/data/set_type.php

Host Institution: Eindhoven University of Technology (Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, TU/e)

Update status: Continuously updated.

Astrophysics Collisional-Radiative Processes Collisions in Plasmas Electron – Ion Collisions Electron – Molecule Collisions Low Temperature Plasmas

MolD

A database of photodissociation cross sections with an interactive interface, run by the Institute of Physics Belgrade and Astronomical Observatory Belgrade.

URL: http://servo.aob.rs/mold/

Host Institution: University of Belgrade

Update status: Continuously updated.

Astrophysics Molecular Spectroscopy

NIFS Databases

A suite of databases of fundamental atomic and molecular data for fusion applications developed and maintained by the Atomic and Molecular Research Center at the National Institute for Fusion Science, Japan.

URL: https://dbshino.nifs.ac.jp/nifsdb/

Host Institution: National Institute for Fusion Science (NIFS)

Update status: Continuously updated.

Atomic Spectroscopy Collisional-Radiative Processes Collisions in Plasmas Electron – Ion Collisions Electron – Molecule Collisions Fusion Plasma Diagnostics

NIST Atomic Spectra Database (ASD)

A database of radiative transitions and energy levels in atoms and atomic ions managed by the US National Institute of Standards and Technology.

URL: https://physics.nist.gov/PhysRefData/ASD/lines_form.html

Host Institution: National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Update status: Continuously updated.

Atomic Spectroscopy Electronic Structure Calculations

PEARL: Photonic Electronic Atomic Reaction Library

The Photonic Electronic Atomic Reaction Library (PEARL) is a database of photoionization/ electron-impact ionization and dielectronic recombination cross sections and rate coefficients maintaned by the Atomic Data Center of the Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI).

URL: http://pearl.kaeri.re.kr/pearl/

Host Institution: Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI)

Update status: Continuously updated.

Atomic Spectroscopy Collisional-Radiative Processes Collisions in Plasmas Electron – Ion Collisions Electron – Molecule Collisions Electronic Structure Calculations

QuantemolDB

A commercial database (with separate licensing terms for academic use) of plasma collisional processes and chemistries for industrial, astrophysical and fusion applications.

URL: https://www.quantemoldb.com/

Host Institution: Quantemol LTD

Update status: Continuously updated.

Collisional-Radiative Processes Collisions in Plasmas Electron – Ion Collisions Electron – Molecule Collisions Heavy Particle Collisions Low Temperature Plasmas Plasma–Material Interaction

SPECTR-W3

A database of spectroscopic properties of atoms and ions, including ionization potentials, energy levels, transition frequencies and intensities, and collisional data). Managed by the Joint Institute for High Temperatures (JIHT) of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) and the All-Russian Scientific Research Institute Of Technical Physics (VNIITF).

URL: http://spectr-w3.snz.ru/index.phtml

Host Institution: All-Russian Scientific Research Institute of Technical Physics

Update status: Last updated: since January 2014.

Atomic Spectroscopy Collisional-Radiative Processes Collisions in Plasmas Electron – Ion Collisions Electron – Molecule Collisions Electronic Structure Calculations Heavy Particle Collisions Molecular Spectroscopy

STARK-B: Stark-Broadening

A database for "Stark" broadening of isolated lines of atoms and ions in the impact approximation.

URL: https://stark-b.obspm.fr/

Host Institution: Paris Observatory (Observatoire de Paris)

Update status: Last updated: February 2017.

Atomic Spectroscopy Collisions in Plasmas Line Shapes

TipTopbase

Two databases: TIPbase, containing fine-structure atomic data computed for ions of astrophysical interest; and TOPbase, an online atomic database created as part of the Opacity Project.

URL: https://tiptopbase.obspm.fr/

Host Institution: Paris Observatory (Observatoire de Paris)

Update status: Last updated: although the database itself may not have been updated for some time (2009?), the data service itself continues to run effectively.

Astrophysics Atomic Spectroscopy

UMIST RATE2012

The UMIST Database for Astrochemistry contains reaction rate coefficient data for species of astrophysical interest, with a particular emphasis on hydrocarbons and their ions.

URL: http://udfa.ajmarkwick.net/

Host Institution: University of Manchester

Update status: Last updated: 2012.

Astrophysics Low Temperature Plasmas

VALD: Vienna Atomic Line Database

The Vienna Atomic Line Database (VALD) is a collection of atomic and molecular transition parameters of astronomical interest. Now identifying as VALD3, it is provided by mirrored servers in Uppsala, Sweden, Vienna, Austria, and Moscow, Russia.

URL: http://vald.astro.uu.se/

Host Institution: Uppsala University

Update status: Continuously updated.

Astrophysics Atomic Spectroscopy Molecular Spectroscopy