Articles | Volume 21, issue 10
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 7845–7862, 2021
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 7845–7862, 2021

Research article 22 May 2021

Research article | 22 May 2021

On the similarities and differences between the products of oxidation of hydrocarbons under simulated atmospheric conditions and cool flames

Roland Benoit et al.

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Subject: Aerosols | Research Activity: Laboratory Studies | Altitude Range: Troposphere | Science Focus: Chemistry (chemical composition and reactions)
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This study compares different modes of limonene oxidation (ozonolysis, photooxidation, and cool flame) on the basis of review articles and experimental results. Although the oxidation conditions are totally different, the results obtained present great similarities in the nature of the products but also specificities related to autooxidation such as the presence of keto-hydroperoxides.
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