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State-of-the-Art Chamber Facility for Studying Atmospheric Aerosol Chemistry

Cocker, David R., III and Flagan, Richard C. and Seinfeld, John H. (2001) State-of-the-Art Chamber Facility for Studying Atmospheric Aerosol Chemistry. Environmental Science and Technology, 35 (12). pp. 2594-2601. ISSN 0013-936X. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20170315-135131216

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Abstract

A state-of-the-art chamber facility is described for investigation of atmospheric aerosol chemistry. Dual 28 m^3 FEP Teflon film chambers are used to simulate atmospheric conditions in which aerosol formation may occur. This facility provides the flexibility to investigate dark, single oxidant reactions as well as full photochemical simulations. This paper discusses the environmental control implemented as well as the gas-phase and aerosol-phase instrumentation used to monitor atmospheric aerosol formation and growth. Physical processes occurring in the chamber and procedures for estimating secondary organic aerosol formation during reaction are described. Aerosol formation and evolution protocols at varying relative humidity conditions are presented.


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Cocker, David R., III0000-0002-0586-0769
Flagan, Richard C.0000-0001-5690-770X
Seinfeld, John H.0000-0003-1344-4068
Additional Information:© 2001 American Chemical Society. Received for review November 29, 2000. Revised manuscript received April 3, 2001. Accepted April 5, 2001. Publication Date (Web): May 17, 2001. This work was supported by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Center on Airborne Organics and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Agreement CR827331-01-0.
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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)CR827331-01-0
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Official Citation:State-of-the-Art Chamber Facility for Studying Atmospheric Aerosol Chemistry David R. Cocker III, Richard C. Flagan, and John H. Seinfeld, Environmental Science & Technology 2001 35 (12), 2594-2601 DOI: 10.1021/es0019169
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