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Volume 10, issue 10 | Copyright
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 4023-4053, 2017
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Research article 27 Oct 2017

Research article | 27 Oct 2017

Comparison of OH reactivity measurements in the atmospheric simulation chamber SAPHIR

Hendrik Fuchs et al.
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Short summary
Hydroxyl radical reactivity (k(OH)) is closely related to processes that lead to the formation of oxidised, secondary pollutants such as ozone and aerosol. In order to compare the performances of instruments measuring k(OH), experiments were conducted in the simulation chamber SAPHIR. Chemical conditions were chosen either to be representative of the atmosphere or to test potential limitations of instruments. Overall, the results show that instruments are capable of measuring k(OH).
Hydroxyl radical reactivity (k(OH)) is closely related to processes that lead to the formation...