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A new measurement method to quantify trace metal concentrations in particles

A new measurement method to quantify trace metal concentrations in particles

The Finnish Meteorological Institute has developed a new real-time measurement method for measuring small trace metal concentrations in particles. The new method enables a faster and more accurate quantifying of trace metal concentrations. It can be applied particularly well to, for example, emission measurements.

More information:

Sanna Saarikoski, tel +35850 590 6091, sanna.saarikoski@fmi.fi

 

Carbone, S., Onasch, T., Saarikoski, S., Timonen, H., Saarnio, K., Sueper, D., Rönkkö, T., Pirjola, L., Häyrinen, A., Worsnop, D., Hillamo, R.: Characterization of trace metals on soot aerosol particles with the SP-AMS: detection and quantification. Atmos. Meas. Tech. 8, 4803–4815.

http://www.atmos-meas-tech.net/8/4803/2015/amt-8-4803-2015.pdf

 


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