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AMT | Articles | Volume 12, issue 4
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 2219–2240, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-2219-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
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Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 2219–2240, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-2219-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 10 Apr 2019

Research article | 10 Apr 2019

Understanding atmospheric aerosol particles with improved particle identification and quantification by single-particle mass spectrometry

Xiaoli Shen et al.
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Based on single-particle mass spectra from field measurements in the upper Rhine valley, we identified characteristic particle classes and estimated their mass contributions without the need of a reference instrument in the field. Our study provides a good example for quantitative interpretation of single-particle data. Together with the complimentary results from bulk measurements, we have shown how a better understanding of the mixing state of ambient aerosol particles can be achieved.
Based on single-particle mass spectra from field measurements in the upper Rhine valley, we...
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