Articles | Volume 20, issue 22
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 14091–14102, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-14091-2020

Special issue: In-depth study of air pollution sources and processes within...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 14091–14102, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-14091-2020

Research article 20 Nov 2020

Research article | 20 Nov 2020

Characterization of submicron organic particles in Beijing during summertime: comparison between SP-AMS and HR-AMS

Junfeng Wang et al.

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We compared the organics in total submicron matter and those coated on BC cores during summertime in Beijing and found large differences between them. Traffic-related OA was associated significantly with BC, while cooking-related OA did not coat BC. In addition, a factor likely originated from primary biomass burning OA was only identified in BC-containing particles. Such a unique BBOA requires further field and laboratory studies to verify its presence and elucidate its properties and impacts.
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