Articles | Volume 19, issue 5
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 3245–3255, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-3245-2019
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 3245–3255, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-3245-2019

Research article 13 Mar 2019

Research article | 13 Mar 2019

Characterization of urban amine-containing particles in southwestern China: seasonal variation, source, and processing

Yang Chen et al.

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Amine-containing particles were characterized in an urban area of Chongqing during both summer and winter using a single-particle aerosol mass spectrometer (SPAMS). Amines were observed to internally mix with elemental carbon (EC), organic carbon (OC), sulfate, and nitrate. Diethylamine (DEA) was the most abundant in both number and peak area among amine-containing particles. Vegetation and traffic were the primary sources of particulate amines.
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