Articles | Volume 17, issue 14
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 8635–8650, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-8635-2017
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 8635–8650, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-8635-2017

Research article 17 Jul 2017

Research article | 17 Jul 2017

Nitrate radical oxidation of γ-terpinene: hydroxy nitrate, total organic nitrate, and secondary organic aerosol yields

Jonathan H. Slade et al.

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This study provides new insight into the oxidation of polyolefinic monoterpenes and the dependence of the formation and yields of organic nitrates (ON) and secondary organic aerosol (SOA) on hydrocarbon structure. Here we have elucidated the ON, hydroxy nitrate, and SOA yields from the NO3 oxidation of γ-terpinene, a potentially relevant nighttime ON precursor in the Midwestern US. The results advance our understanding of the chemistry that influences NOx, O3 production, and aerosol formation.
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