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ACP | Articles | Volume 19, issue 19
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 12175–12194, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-12175-2019
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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 12175–12194, 2019
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Research article 01 Oct 2019

Research article | 01 Oct 2019

Laboratory study of the heterogeneous ice nucleation on black-carbon-containing aerosol

Leonid Nichman et al.

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Previous studies showed widespread ice nucleation activity of soot. In this systematic study we investigated the factors that affect the heterogeneous ice nucleation activity of soot surrogates in the cirrus cloud regime. Our observations are consistent with an ice nucleation mechanism of pore condensation followed by freezing. The results show significant variations in ice nucleation activity as a function of size, morphology, and surface chemistry of the black-carbon-containing particles.
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