Articles | Volume 17, issue 6
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 4369–4385, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-4369-2017
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 4369–4385, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-4369-2017

Research article 31 Mar 2017

Research article | 31 Mar 2017

Hygroscopic properties of aminium sulfate aerosols

Grazia Rovelli et al.

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The response of airborne particles to relative humidity (RH) in the atmosphere, referred to as their hygroscopicity, is a key property that determines their water content. The hygroscopicity depends on the chemical species that make up the particle. Here, we investigate the growth in particle size and composition that occurs with increasing RH for particles containing a series of amine compounds and sulfuric acid, typical atmospheric components, providing a comprehensive and accurate data set.
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