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AMT | Articles | Volume 11, issue 8
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 4797–4807, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-4797-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 4797–4807, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-4797-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 16 Aug 2018

Research article | 16 Aug 2018

Portable ozone calibration source independent of changes in temperature, pressure and humidity for research and regulatory applications

John W. Birks et al.
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A highly portable ozone calibration source based on the photolysis of oxygen is described and evaluated. The ozone mixing ratio produced is independent of both pressure and temperature, and humidity effects are small and correctable. The resulting O3 calibrator has a response time < 20 s, a precision of 0.4 %, and can serve as a U.S. EPA level 4 transfer standard for the calibration of ozone analyzers.
A highly portable ozone calibration source based on the photolysis of oxygen is described and...
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