Articles | Volume 19, issue 13
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 8471–8490, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-8471-2019
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 8471–8490, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-8471-2019

Research article 04 Jul 2019

Research article | 04 Jul 2019

Impact of particle number and mass size distributions of major chemical components on particle mass scattering efficiency in urban Guangzhou in southern China

Jun Tao et al.

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Mass-scattering efficiencies (MSE) of dominant chemical species in atmospheric aerosols are important parameters for building the relationships between chemical species and the particle-scattering coefficient. Particle MSE mainly depends on the mass fractions of (NH4)2SO4, NH4NO3, and organic matter and their MSEs in the droplet mode. MSEs of (NH4)2SO4, NH4NO3 and organic matter were determined by their size distributions in the droplet mode.
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