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Volume 18, issue 3
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 1909–1921, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-1909-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 1909–1921, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-1909-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 09 Feb 2018

Research article | 09 Feb 2018

Formation of highly oxygenated organic molecules from aromatic compounds

Ugo Molteni et al.

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AR by Ugo Molteni on behalf of the Authors (30 Oct 2017)  Author's response    Manuscript
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (10 Nov 2017) by Sergey A. Nizkorodov
RR by Anonymous Referee #1 (21 Nov 2017)
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ED: Reconsider after major revisions (24 Nov 2017) by Sergey A. Nizkorodov
AR by Anna Wenzel on behalf of the Authors (19 Dec 2017)  Author's response    Manuscript
ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (25 Dec 2017) by Sergey A. Nizkorodov
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Anthropogenic volatile organic compounds often dominate the urban atmosphere and consist to a large degree of aromatics. These compounds are already known as important precursors for the formation of secondary organic aerosol. This study shows how the oxidation of aromatics with an OH radical leads to subsequent autoxidation chain reactions forming highly oxygenated molecules. We hypothesize that these may contribute substantially to new particle formation events detected in urban areas.
Anthropogenic volatile organic compounds often dominate the urban atmosphere and consist to a...
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