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Single particle chemical analysis of ambient ultrafine aerosol: A review
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Ultrafine aerosols (<100 nm diameter) constitute the largest portion of ambient aerosol loading by number, are highly time and location dependent, and impact both human health and global climate. In order to better understand the sources, transformations, and impacts of aerosol, particle-by-particle chemical composition measurements are required. This review surveys the methods that currently exist for single particle chemical analysis of ambient ultrafine aerosol and discusses the findings of atmospheric measurements using these methods.
This review surveys the methods that currently exist for single particle chemical analysis of ambient ultrafine aerosol and discusses the findings of atmospheric measurements using these methods.
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Journal of Aerosol Science, 52: 109-120 (October 2012)
Journal of Aerosol Science
Bzdek BR, Pennington MR, Johnston MV
Last updated on October 17, 2012
This work is supported in part by the Nanoscale Science and Engineering Initiative of the National Science Foundation
under NSF Award Number EEC-0118007.
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