Articles | Volume 15, issue 3
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 1463–1485, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-1463-2015

Special issue: Results from the ice nucleation research unit (INUIT) (ACP/AMT...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 1463–1485, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-1463-2015

Research article 10 Feb 2015

Research article | 10 Feb 2015

Intercomparing different devices for the investigation of ice nucleating particles using Snomax® as test substance

H. Wex et al.

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Immersion freezing measurements from seven different measurement techniques were intercompared using a biological ice nucleating material from bacteria. Although different techniques examined differently concentrated droplets, it was possible to find a uniform description, which showed that results from all experiments were generally in good agreement and were also in agreement with parameterizations published earlier in literature.
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