Atmospheric H2SO4 / H2O Particle Formation: Mechanistic Investigations

  • T. Berndt
  • O. Böge
  • F. Stratmann
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The formation of H2SO4/H2O particles has been investigated in a laboratory study using a flow tube operated at atmospheric pressure. The needed H2SO4vapour was produced in three different ways: (i) in situ formation starting from OH + SO2, (ii) reaction of SO3 with water vapour, (iii) taking H2SO4vapour from a liquid reservoir. The findings are discussed with respect to the mechanism of the formation of particle’s precursors.

Keywords Atmospheric nucleation, H2SO4, mechanism

Keywords

Titration H2SO4 Photolysis Furan Ozonolysis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Berndt
    • 1
  • O. Böge
    • 1
  • F. Stratmann
    • 1
  1. 1.Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric ResearchGermany

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