Articles | Volume 15, issue 8
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 4063–4075, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-4063-2015
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 4063–4075, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-4063-2015

Research article 17 Apr 2015

Research article | 17 Apr 2015

On the derivation of particle nucleation rates from experimental formation rates

A. Kürten et al.

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The manuscript provides insights into the calculation of new particle formation rates. Generally, formation rates are measured at a diameter which can be substantially larger than the critical size of the newly formed particles. In order to transform the formation rate to a smaller size, a correction needs to be applied. We present a new method to apply this correction which takes into account the effect of self-coagulation.
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