Articles | Volume 22, issue 10
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 22, 6971–6987, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-22-6971-2022
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 22, 6971–6987, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-22-6971-2022
Research article
31 May 2022
Research article | 31 May 2022

Reversible and irreversible gas–particle partitioning of dicarbonyl compounds observed in the real atmosphere

Jingcheng Hu et al.

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The gas–particle partitioning process of glyoxal and methylglyoxal could contribute to secondary organic aerosol formation. Here, we launched five observations in different seasons and simultaneously measured glyoxal and methylglyoxal in the gas and particle phases. Compared to reversible pathways, irreversible pathways played a dominant role with a proportion of more than 90 % in the ambient atmosphere, and the proportion was influenced by relative humidity and inorganic components in aerosols.
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