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Impurity Trapping by Aerosol Particles

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Volume: 9 | Issue: 2 | Pages: 257-265
DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2008.09.0042

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Levdansky, V.V., Smolik, J. and Moravec, P. (2019). Impurity Trapping by Aerosol Particles. Aerosol Air Qual. Res. 9: 257-265. doi: 10.4209/aaqr.2008.09.0042.

Valeri V. Levdansky 1, Jiri Smolik2, Pavel Moravec2

  • 1 Heat and Mass Transfer Institute NASB, 15 P. Brovka Str., Minsk 220072, Belarus
  • 2 Institute of Chemical Process Fundamentals AS CR, Rozvojova 135, 165 02 Prague, Czech Republic


The trapping of foreign gas molecules (atoms) by growing aerosol particles as well as by already formed particles is considered. The trapping coefficients are obtained for both above-mentioned cases. The influence of size effect on the trapping coefficient is discussed.


Aerosol particles Impurity Trapping coefficient

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