Articles | Volume 10, issue 6
18 Mar 2010
 | 18 Mar 2010

Homogeneous nucleation of sulfuric acid and water mixture: experimental setup and first results

D. Brus, A.-P. Hyvärinen, Y. Viisanen, M. Kulmala, and H. Lihavainen

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Subject: Aerosols | Research Activity: Laboratory Studies | Altitude Range: Troposphere | Science Focus: Physics (physical properties and processes)
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