Articles | Volume 21, issue 3
Research article
15 Feb 2021
Research article |  | 15 Feb 2021

Effect of mixing structure on the water uptake of mixtures of ammonium sulfate and phthalic acid particles

Weigang Wang, Ting Lei, Andreas Zuend, Hang Su, Yafang Cheng, Yajun Shi, Maofa Ge, and Mingyuan Liu


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AR by Weigang Wang on behalf of the Authors (04 Nov 2020)  Author's response   Manuscript 
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (13 Nov 2020) by Annele Virtanen
RR by Anonymous Referee #3 (30 Nov 2020)
ED: Publish as is (14 Dec 2020) by Annele Virtanen
AR by Weigang Wang on behalf of the Authors (14 Dec 2020)
Short summary
Aerosol mixing state regulates the interactions between water molecules and particles and thus controls aerosol activation and hygroscopic growth, which thereby influences visibility degradation, cloud formation, and its radiative forcing. However, there are few studies attempting to investigate their interactions with water molecules. Here, we investigated the effect of organic coatings on the hygroscopic behavior of the inorganic core.
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