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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 6651–6662, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-6651-2017
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 6651–6662, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-6651-2017

Research article 07 Jun 2017

Research article | 07 Jun 2017

A novel method for deriving the aerosol hygroscopicity parameter based only on measurements from a humidified nephelometer system

Ye Kuang et al.

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A novel approach is proposed in this research to derive the aerosol hygroscopicity parameter based only on measurements from a humidified nephelometer system without any additional information about particle number size distribution and black carbon. New findings in this research can bridge the gap between κ-Köhler theory and the aerosol light-scattering enhancement factor and will make the humidified nephelometer system more convenient when it comes to aerosol hygroscopicity research.
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