Sulfur chemistry in the atmospheres of warm and hot Jupiters

@article{Hobbs2021SulfurCI,
title={Sulfur chemistry in the atmospheres of warm and hot Jupiters},
author={Richard Hobbs and Paul B. Rimmer and Oliver Shorttle and Nikku Madhusudhan},
journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
year={2021}
}
• Published 20 January 2021
• Physics, Geology
• Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
We present and validate a new network of atmospheric thermochemical and photochemical sulfur reactions. We use a 1D chemical kinetics model to investigate these reactions as part of a broader HCNO chemical network in a series of hot and warm Jupiters. We find that temperatures approaching $1400\, \mathrm{K}$ are favourable for the production of H2S and HS around $\mathrm{10^{-3}\, bar}$ at mixing ratios of around 10−5, an atmospheric level where detection by transit spectroscopy may be…
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