Investigation of a modified Sinclair-La Mer aerosol generator in the submicrometer range
Ristovski, Zoran, Morawska, Lidia, & Bofinger, Neville D. (1998) Investigation of a modified Sinclair-La Mer aerosol generator in the submicrometer range. Journal of Aerosol Science, 29(7), pp. 799-809.
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A systematic study of the aerosol output was conducted from a modified commercially available Sinclair-La Mer-type monodisperse generator (TSI 3475) in the submicrometer region. The generator produces three different types of aerosols: sodium chloride, DEHS droplets condensed on NaCl nuclei and homogeneously nucleated DEHS droplets. The first two were found io be unimodal while the last one had a bimodal distribution. The aerosol droplet size distribution of the condensed aerosols was measured as a function of nuclei concentration, saturator temperature and saturator flow. It was concluded that when nuclei concentration decreases below similar to 10(6) cm(-3) homogeneous condensation is no longer suppressed and coexistence of two kinds of aerosol droplets of different size can be observed. The size distribution of all generated aerosols was measured by a scanning mobility particle sizer (SMPS). (C) 1998 Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
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|Keywords:||particles, generator, sinclair la mer|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES (050000) > OTHER ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES (059900) > Environmental Sciences not elsewhere classified (059999)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology|
Past > Schools > School of Physical & Chemical Sciences
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 1998 Elsevier|
|Deposited On:||08 Dec 2008 08:13|
|Last Modified:||09 Jun 2010 23:13|
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