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Category: Aerosol Physics and Instrumentation

Design and Characterization of an Inhalation System to Expose Rodents to Nanoaerosols

Frédéric Cosnier, Sébastien Bau , Stéphane Grossmann, Hervé Nunge, Céline Brochard, Stéphane Viton, Raphaël Payet, Olivier Witschger, Laurent Gaté

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.01.0034 | Volume: 16| Issue: 12| Pages: 2989-3000

Improving Urban Air Quality Measurements by a Diffusion Charger Based Electrical Particle Sensors – A Field Study in Beijing, China

Miikka Dal Maso , Jian Gao , Anssi Järvinen, Hui Li, Datong Luo, Kauko Janka, Topi Rönkkö

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.09.0546 | Volume: 16| Issue: 12| Pages: 3001-3011

The Horizontal and Vertical Characteristics of Aeolian Dust from Riverbed

Jin-Yuan Syu, Yu-Chih Cheng, Yuan-Yi Kao, Chi-Sung Liang, Yeou-Lih Yan, Chane-Yu Lai, Chang-Tang Chang, Chih-Chieh Chen, Chea-Yuan Young, Yee-Lin Wu, Wen-Yinn Lin

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.08.0347 | Volume: 16| Issue: 12| Pages: 3026-3036

Developments in Unipolar Charging of Airborne Particles: Theories, Simulations and Measurements

Chenghang Zheng, Qianyun Chang, Quanyang Lu, Zhengda Yang, Xiang Gao , Kefa Cen

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.07.0319 | Volume: 16| Issue: 12| Pages: 3037-3054

Experimental Evidence of a Strong Image Force between Highly Charged Electrosprayed Molecular Ions and a Metal Screen

Youichi Omori, Hyun-Jin Choi, Yasuaki Mukai, Toshiyuki Fujimoto, Tomoya Tamadate, Takafumi Seto, Yoshio Otani, Mikio Kumita

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.04.0147 | Volume: 16| Issue: 12| Pages: 3055-3062

Evaluation of Artifacts Generated during Collection of Ultrafine Particles Using an Inertial Filter Sampler

Hirotoshi Kuwabara, Kazuhiko Sekiguchi , Kenshi Sankoda, Kenji Sakurai, Ryosuke Yamaguchi, Masami Furuuchi, Mitsuhiko Hata

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.12.0679 | Volume: 16| Issue: 12| Pages: 3063-3074

COMMIT in 7-SEAS/BASELInE: Operation of and Observations from a Novel, Mobile Laboratory for Measuring In-Situ Properties of Aerosols and Gases

Peter Pantina , Si-Chee Tsay, Ta-Chih Hsiao, Adrian M. Loftus, Ferret Kuo, Chang-Feng Ou-Yang, Andrew M. Sayer, Shen-Hsiang Wang, Neng-Huei Lin, N. Christina Hsu, Serm Janjai, Somporn Chantara, Anh X. Nguyen

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.11.0630 | Volume: 16| Issue: 11| Pages: 2728-2741

Investigation of the CCN Activity, BC and UVBC Mass Concentrations of Biomass Burning Aerosols during the 2013 BASELInE Campaign

Ta-Chih Hsiao , Wei-Cheng Ye, Sheng-Hsiang Wang, Si-Chee Tsay, Wei-Nai Chen, Neng-Huei Lin, Chung-Te Lee, Hui-Ming Hung, Ming-Tung Chuang, Somporn Chantara

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.07.0447 | Volume: 16| Issue: 11| Pages: 2742-2756
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Aerosol Properties in Central Kalimantan Due to Peatland Fire

Sheila Dewi Ayu Kusumaningtyas , Edvin Aldrian, Muhammad Arif Rahman, Ardhasena Sopaheluwakan

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.07.0451 | Volume: 16| Issue: 11| Pages: 2757-2767

Effective Density of Submicron Aerosol Particles in a Typical Valley City, Western China

Suping Zhao , Ye Yu, Daiying Yin, Jianjun He

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.11.0641 | Volume: 17| Issue: 1| Pages: 1-13

Effective Coagulation Coefficient Approach for Estimating Particle Number Emission Rates for Strong Emission Sources

Srinivasan Anand, Bathula Sreekanth, Yelia Shankaranarayana Mayya

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.10.0586 | Volume: 16| Issue: 7| Pages: 1541-1547

Origin Identification of Carbonaceous Aerosol Particles by Carbon Isotope Ratio Analysis

Inga Garbarienė , Justina Šapolaitė, Andrius Garbaras, Žilvinas Ežerinskis, Matas Pocevičius, Laurynas Krikščikas, Artūras Plukis, Vidmantas Remeikis

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.07.0443 | Volume: 16| Issue: 6| Pages: 1356-1365

Can We Trust Real Time Measurements of Lung Deposited Surface Area Concentrations in Dust from Powder Nanomaterials?

Marcus Levin , Olivier Witschger, Sébastien Bau, Elzbieta Jankowska, Ismo K. Koponen, Antti J. Koivisto, Per A. Clausen, Alexander Jensen, Kristian Mølhave, Christof Asbach, Keld A. Jensen

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.06.0413 | Volume: 16| Issue: 5| Pages: 1105-1117
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Airborne Measurements of High Pollutant Concentration Events in the Free Troposphere over the West Coast of South Korea between 1997 and 2011

Greem Lee, Hye-Ryun Oh, Chang-Hoi Ho , Jinwon Kim, Chang-Keun Song, Lim-Seok Chang, Jae-Bum Lee, Seungmin Lee

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.06.0407 | Volume: 16| Issue: 5| Pages: 1118-1130
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Experimental Comparison of Two Portable and Real-Time Size Distribution Analyzers for Nano/Submicron Aerosol Measurements

Ta-Chih Hsiao , Yao-Chuan Lee, Ke-Ching Chen, Wei-Cheng Ye, Khajornsak Sopajaree, Ying I. Tsai

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.10.0614 | Volume: 16| Issue: 4| Pages: 919-929

Evaporation and Movement of Fine Water Droplets Influenced by Initial Diameter and Relative Humidity

Yi Wang , Yang Yang, Yan Zou, Yingxue Cao, Xiaofen Ren, Yanbin Li

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.03.0191 | Volume: 16| Issue: 2| Pages: 301-313

Real-Time Determination of Absorptivity of Ambient Particles in Urban Aerosol in Budapest, Hungary

Attila Nagy , Aladár Czitrovszky, Attila Kerekes, Miklós Veres, Wladyslaw W. Szymanski

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.05.0356 | Volume: 16| Issue: 1| Pages: 1-10

Size-Resolved Characterization of Particles and Fibers Released during Abrasion of Fiber-Reinforced Composite in a Workplace Influenced by Ambient Background Sources

Kirsten I. Kling , Marcus Levin, Alexander C.Ø. Jensen, Keld A. Jensen, Ismo K. Koponen

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.05.0295 | Volume: 16| Issue: 1| Pages: 11-24

What are the Driving Factors Influencing the Size Distribution of Airborne Synthetic Clay Particles Emitted from a Jet Milling Process?

Ehsan Majd Faghihi, Darren Martin, Farhad Salimi, Grant Edwards, Congrong He, Lidia Morawska

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.03.0170 | Volume: 16| Issue: 1| Pages: 25-35

A Two-Stage Virtual Impactor for In-Stack Sampling of PM2.5 and PM10 in Flue Gas of Stationary Sources

Masashi Wada , Mayumi Tsukada, Norikazu Namiki, Wladyslaw W. Szymanski, Naoki Noda, Hisao Makino, Chikao Kanaoka, Hidehiro Kamiya

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.06.0383 | Volume: 16| Issue: 1| Pages: 36-45

Small-Scale Study of Siberian Biomass Burning: I. Smoke Microstructure

Olga B. Popovicheva , Valerii S. Kozlov, Guenter Engling, Evangelia Diapouli, Natalia M. Persiantseva, Mikhail A. Timofeev, Ting-Sin Fan, Dikaia Saraga, Konstantinos Eleftheriadis

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2014.09.0206 | Volume: 15| Issue: 1| Pages: 117-128

Measurements of Nanoscale TiO2 and Al2O3 in Industrial Workplace Environments – Methodology and Results

Heinz Kaminski , Mathias Beyer, Heinz Fissan, Christof Asbach, Thomas A.J. Kuhlbusch

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2014.03.0065 | Volume: 15| Issue: 1| Pages: 129-141

A Study of the Dynamic Behaviour of Fine Particulate Matter in Santiago, Chile

Giovanni A. Salini , Patricio Pérez

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2013.10.0323 | Volume: 15| Issue: 1| Pages: 154-165

Development of PM0.1 Personal Sampler for Evaluation of Personal Exposure to Aerosol Nanoparticles

Thunyapat Thongyen, Mitsuhiko Hata, Akira Toriba, Takuji Ikeda, Hiromi Koyama, Yoshio Otani, Masami Furuuchi

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2014.05.0102 | Volume: 15| Issue: 1| Pages: 180-187

Are There Generalizable Trends in the Release of Airborne Synthetic Clay Nanoparticles from a Jet Milling Process?

Ehsan Majd Faghihi, Darren Martin, Samuel Clifford, Grant Edward, Congrong He, Christof Asbach, Lidia Morawska

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2014.06.0124 | Volume: 15| Issue: 2| Pages: 365-375
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Inter and Intra-Annual Variability in Aerosol Characteristics over Northwestern Indo-Gangetic Plain

Atinderpal Singh , Neeraj Rastogi, Deepti Sharma, Darshan Singh

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2014.04.0080 | Volume: 15| Issue: 2| Pages: 376-386

Development of a Reliable and Cost-Effective Weighing Chamber for Aerosol Sample Analyses

Yu-Mei Kuo, Chia-Wei Hsu, Jen-Ying Chen, Sheng-Hsiu Huang, Lien-Hsiung Lee, Chih-Chieh Chen

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2014.10.0260 | Volume: 15| Issue: 3| Pages: 749-758

Development of a High-Volume PM2.5 Particle Sampler Using Impactor and Cyclone Techniques

Tomoaki Okuda , Ryoma Isobe, Yusuke Nagai, Shunichi Okahisa, Koji Funato, Kozo Inoue

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2014.09.0194 | Volume: 15| Issue: 3| Pages: 759-767

Prototype Development and Laboratory Evaluation of an Aerosol to Hydrosol Sampler

Maimaitireyimu Wubulihairen, Sabrina Yanan Jiang, Zhi Ning

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2014.08.0175 | Volume: 15| Issue: 3| Pages: 776-785

Seasonal Characteristics of Aerosol Black Carbon in Relation to Long Range Transport over Tripura in Northeast India

Anirban Guha , Barin Kumar De, Pranab Dhar, Trisanu Banik, Monti Chakraborty, Rakesh Roy, Abhijit Choudhury, Mukunda M. Gogoi, S. Suresh Babu, K. Krishna Moorthy

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2014.02.0029 | Volume: 15| Issue: 3| Pages: 786-798

Optical Calibration and Equivalence of a Multiwavelength Thermal/Optical Carbon Analyzer

Judith C. Chow , Xiaoliang Wang, Benjamin J. Sumlin, Steven B. Gronstal, L.-W. Antony Chen, Dana L. Trimble, Steven D. Kohl, Sierra R. Mayorga, Gustavo Riggio, Patrick R. Hurbain, Megan Johnson, Ralf Zimmermann, John G. Watson

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2015.02.0106 | Volume: 15| Issue: 4| Pages: 1145-1159
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Estimating Exponential Concentration Decay Rates Using Time-Integrated Aerosol Sampling of Variable Duration

Simon Toby Parker , Zaheer Ahmad Nasir, Luiza Cintra Campos

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2014.10.0265 | Volume: 15| Issue: 4| Pages: 1160-1165

A Method for Automated Estimation of Parameters Controlling Aerosol New Particle Formation

Aare Luts , Urmas Hõrrak, Jaan Salm, Marko Vana, Hannes Tammet

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2014.10.0232 | Volume: 15| Issue: 4| Pages: 1166-1177
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Spectral Light Absorption of Ambient Aerosols in Urban Beijing during Summer: An Intercomparison of Measurements from a Range of Instruments

Yunfei Wu , Peng Yan, Ping Tian, Jun Tao, Ling Li, Jianmin Chen, Yangmei Zhang, Nianwen Cao, Chong Chen, Renjian Zhang

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2014.09.0224 | Volume: 15| Issue: 4| Pages: 1178-1187
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Fog-Induced Changes in Optical and Physical Properties of Transported Aerosols over Sundarban, India

Sanat Kumar Das , Abhijit Chatterjee, Sanjay K. Ghosh, Sibaji Raha

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2014.11.0287 | Volume: 15| Issue: 4| Pages: 1201-1212

Cloud Condensation Nuclei Activation of Internally Mixed Black Carbon Particles

Shila Maskey, Ka Yan Chong, Arom Seo, Mikyung Park, Kwangyul Lee, Kihong Park

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.06.0229 | Volume: 17| Issue: 4| Pages: 867-877

Agglomeration Kernel of Bipolar Charged Particles in the Presence of External Acoustic and Electric Fields

Hao Chen, Tao Wang , Zhongyang Luo , Dong Zhou, Mengshi Lu, Mingchun He, Mengxiang Fang, Kefa Cen

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.09.0378 | Volume: 17| Issue: 4| Pages: 857-866

Intercomparison of a Personal CPC and Different Conventional CPCs

Christof Asbach , André Schmitz, Frank Schmidt, Christian Monz, Ana Maria Todea

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.10.0460 | Volume: 17| Issue: 5| Pages: 1132-1141

A Low-Cost Device for Bulk Sampling of Airborne Particulate Matter: Evaluation of an Ionic Charging Device

Nima Afshar-Mohajer, Wesley H. Godfrey, Ana M. Rule, Elizabeth C. Matsui, Julian Gordon, Kirsten Koehler

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.09.0423 | Volume: 17| Issue: 6| Pages: 1452-1462
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Optical Characterization Studies of a Low-Cost Particle Sensor

Jiayu Li, Pratim Biswas

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.02.0085 | Volume: 17| Issue: 7| Pages: 1691-1704

Physical and Optical Properties of Atmospheric Aerosols in Summer at a Suburban Site in North China

Junxia Li , Peiren Li, Liang Yuan, Yan Yin, Zhenzhu Wang , Jie Li, Yanan Li, Gang Ren, Zhaoxin Cai

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.12.0525 | Volume: 17| Issue: 6| Pages: 1474-1488

Coarse-Particle Passive-Sampler Measurements and Single-Particle Analysis by Transmitted Light Microscopy at Highly Frequented Motorways

Zhaoxue Tian, Volker Dietze, Frank Sommer, Anja Baum, Uwe Kaminski, Jan Sauer, Christoph Maschowski, Peter Stille, Kuang Cen, Reto Gieré

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.02.0064 | Volume: 17| Issue: 8| Pages: 1939-1953

Performance Estimation of a Louver Dust Collector Attached to the Bottom of a Subway Train Running in a Tunnel

Jung-Bo Sim, Sang-Hee Woo, Won-Geun Kim, Se-Jin Yook , Jong Bum Kim, Gwi-Nam Bae, Hwa Hyun Yoon

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.01.0043 | Volume: 17| Issue: 8| Pages: 1954-1962

The Construction and Application of a Multipoint Sampling System for Vehicle Exhaust Plumes

Xianbao Shen, Zhiliang Yao , Kebin He , Xinyue Cao, Huan Liu

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.02.0076 | Volume: 17| Issue: 7| Pages: 1705-1716

Determination of Silt Loading Distribution Characteristics Using a Rapid Silt Loading Testing System in Tianjin, China

Wei Zhang, Yaqin Ji , Shijian Zhang, Lei Zhang, Shibao Wang

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.12.0593 | Volume: 17| Issue: 9| Pages: 2129-2138

Enhancement of Collection Efficiency of an Inertial Impactor Using an Additional Punched Impaction Plate

Tae-Won Cheon, Jong-Yeol Lee, Jae-Young Bae, Se-Jin Yook

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.01.0018 | Volume: 17| Issue: 10| Pages: 2349-2357

Application and Performance Test of a Small Aerosol Sensor for the Measurement of Aerosolized DNA Strands

Wenming Yang, Rong Zhu , Chao Zhang, Zheng Li

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.01.0054 | Volume: 17| Issue: 10| Pages: 2358-2366

Experimental Study on Repetition Frequency of Drop/Jet Movement in Electro-Spraying of Deionized Water

Zhentao Wang , Lin Tian, Lei Xia, Jingliang Dong, Junfeng Wang, Jiyuan Tu

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.05.0174 | Article In Press

Electrostatic Precipitation of Submicron Particles with an Enhanced Unipolar Pre-Charger

Zelong Liao, Yuheng Li, Xiangsheng Xiao, Chen Wang, Shang Cao, Yong Yang

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2017.08.0261 | Accepted Manuscripts

Langley Calibration of Sunphotometer using Perez’s Clearness Index at Tropical Climate

Jackson H.W. Chang , Nurul H.N. Maizan, Fuei Pien Chee, Jedol Dayou

DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.10.0455 | Accepted Manuscripts