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ACP | Articles | Volume 19, issue 23
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 14933–14947, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-14933-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 14933–14947, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-14933-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 10 Dec 2019

Research article | 10 Dec 2019

Observations of highly oxidized molecules and particle nucleation in the atmosphere of Beijing

James Brean et al.

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Measurements of highly oxidized molecules measured during a summer campaign in Beijing are presented. These molecules represent an intermediary between gas-phase chemicals from which they are formed and airborne particles which form from them. Conclusions are drawn as to the factors affecting the formation of new particles within the Beijing atmosphere.
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