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New methods for determining growth of nano-sized particles in the atmosphere

New methods for determining growth of nano-sized particles in the atmosphere

New methods give increasingly detailed information on the first moments of existence of particles that form in the atmosphere and help to determine how fast the particles grow.

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Researcher Anton Laakso, anton.laakso@fmi.fi

Pichelstorfer, L., Stolzenburg, D., Ortega, J., Karl, T., Kokkola, H., Laakso, A., Lehtinen, K. E. J., Smith, J. N., McMurry, P. H., and Winkler, P. M.: Resolving nanoparticle growth mechanisms from size- and time-dependent growth rate analysis, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 1307-1323, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-1307-2018, 2018.

https://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/18/1307/2018/acp-18-1307-2018.html

 


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