Articles | Volume 21, issue 9
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 6963–6984, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-6963-2021
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 6963–6984, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-6963-2021

Research article 06 May 2021

Research article | 06 May 2021

Laboratory study of the collection efficiency of submicron aerosol particles by cloud droplets – Part II: Influence of electric charges

Alexis Dépée et al.

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The present article describes a new In-Cloud Aerosol Scavenging Experiment (In-CASE) that has been conceived to measure the collection efficiency of submicron aerosol particles by cloud droplets. The present article focuses on the influence of electrostatic effects on the collection efficiency.
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