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Charged and Neutral Binary Nucleation of Sulfuric Acid in Free Troposphere Conditions

Duplissy, Jonathan and Merikanto, Joonas and Sellegri, Karine and Rose, Clemence and Asmi, Eija and Freney, Evelyn and Juninen, Heikki and Sipilä, Mikko and Vehkamaki, Hanna and Kulmala, Markku (2013) Charged and Neutral Binary Nucleation of Sulfuric Acid in Free Troposphere Conditions. In: Nucleation and Atmospheric Aerosols. AIP Conference Proceedings. No.1527. American Institute of Physics , Melville, NY, pp. 181-184. ISBN 978-0-7354-1152-4.

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We present a data set of binary nucleation of sulfuric acid and water, measured in the CLOUD chamber at CERN during the CLOUD3 and CLOUD5 campaigns. Four parameters have been varied to cover neutral and ion-induced binary nucleation processes: Sulfuric acid concentration (1e5 to 1e8 molecules per cm^(−3)), relative humidity (10% to 80%), temperature (208-293K) and ion concentration (0-4000 ions per cm^(−3)). In addition, classical nucleation theory implemented with hydrates and ion induced nucleation is compared with the data set. Our model and data are also compared with nucleation rates measured at Puy de Dome in the tropopause.

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Additional Information:© 2013 AIP Publishing LLC. Published online 24 May 2013. We would like to thank CERN for supporting CLOUD with important technical and financial resources, and for providing a particle beam from the CERN Proton Synchrotron. This research has received funding from the EC Seventh Framework Programme (Marie Curie Initial Training Network "CLOUD-ITN" no. 215072, MC-ITN "CLOUD-TRAIN" no. 316662, and ERC-Advanced "ATMNUCLE" grant no. 227463), the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (project nos. 01LK0902A and 01LK1222A), the Swiss National Science Foundation (project nos.200020_ 135307 and 206620_130527), the Academy of Finland (Center of Excellence project no. 1118615), the Academy of Finland (135054, 133872, 251427, 139656, 139995, 137749, 141217, 141451), the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation, the Nessling Foundation, the Austrian Science Fund (FWF; project no. P19546 and L593), the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (project no. CERN/FP/116387/2010), the Swedish Research Council, Vetenskapsradet (grant 2011-5120), the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Russian Foundation for Basic Research (grants 08-02-91006-CERN and 12-02-91522-CERN), and the U.S. National Science Foundation (grants AGS1136479 and CHE1012293).
Funding AgencyGrant Number
Marie Curie Fellowship215072
Marie Curie Fellowship316662
European Research Council (ERC)227463
Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF)01LK0902A
Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF)01LK1222A
Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)200020_ 135307
Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)206620_130527
Academyof Finland1118615
Academy of Finland135054
Academy of Finland133872
Academy of Finland251427
Academy of Finland139656
Academy of Finland139995
Academy of Finland137749
Academy of Finland141217
Academy of Finland141451
Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and InnovationUNSPECIFIED
Nessling FoundationUNSPECIFIED
FWF Der WissenschaftsfondsP19546
FWF Der WissenschaftsfondsL593
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT)CERN/FP/116387/2010
Swedish Research CouncilUNSPECIFIED
Russian Academy of SciencesUNSPECIFIED
Russian Foundation for Basic Research08-02-91006-CERN
Russian Foundation for Basic Research12-02-91522-CERN
Subject Keywords:binary nucleation, ion-induced nucleation, CLOUD, Free Troposphere
Series Name:AIP Conference Proceedings
Issue or Number:1527
Classification Code:PACS: 92.60.Mt, 82.60.Nh
Record Number:CaltechAUTHORS:20160422-082341189
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Deposited By: Ruth Sustaita
Deposited On:22 Apr 2016 16:32
Last Modified:10 Nov 2021 23:57

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