Articles | Volume 20, issue 21
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 12921–12937, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-12921-2020

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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 12921–12937, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-12921-2020

Research article 05 Nov 2020

Research article | 05 Nov 2020

Estimation of rate coefficients for the reactions of O3 with unsaturated organic compounds for use in automated mechanism construction

Michael E. Jenkin et al.

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Unsaturated organic compounds are emitted in large quantities from natural and human-influenced sources. Atmospheric removal occurs significantly by reaction with ozone, initiating reaction sequences forming free radicals and organic pollutants in the gaseous and particulate phases. Due to their very large number, it is impossible to study the reaction rate for every compound, and most have to be estimated. Updated and extended estimation methods are reported for use in atmospheric models.
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