Aerosol Sampling and Transport

  • Jorma KeskinenEmail author
  • Marko Marjamäki
Part of the Integrated Analytical Systems book series (ANASYS)


The instruments described in this section aim at detecting biological particles suspended in air. This chapter describes the art and components of sampling the aerosol and transporting the particles to the actual detection unit, while keeping them airborne. Depending on the detection principle, later stages may require transferring the particles into another medium such as a liquid.


Settling Velocity Transmission Efficiency Transport Efficiency Stokes Number Detection Volume 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsTampere University of TechnologyTampereFinland
  2. 2.Nuclear & Thermal PowerFortum Power and Heat OyFortumFinland

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