Articles | Volume 23, issue 21
Technical note
07 Nov 2023
Technical note |  | 07 Nov 2023

Technical note: Gas-phase nitrate radical generation via irradiation of aerated ceric ammonium nitrate mixtures

Andrew T. Lambe, Bin Bai, Masayuki Takeuchi, Nicole Orwat, Paul M. Zimmerman, Mitchell W. Alton, Nga L. Ng, Andrew Freedman, Megan S. Claflin, Drew R. Gentner, Douglas R. Worsnop, and Pengfei Liu


Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • RC1: 'Comment on egusphere-2023-1554', Anonymous Referee #1, 27 Aug 2023
  • RC2: 'Comment on egusphere-2023-1554', Sergey A. Nizkorodov, 10 Sep 2023
  • AC1: 'Comment on egusphere-2023-1554', Andrew Lambe, 21 Sep 2023

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision | EF: Editorial file upload
AR by Andrew Lambe on behalf of the Authors (21 Sep 2023)  Author's response   Author's tracked changes   Manuscript 
ED: Publish as is (21 Sep 2023) by Sergey A. Nizkorodov
AR by Andrew Lambe on behalf of the Authors (27 Sep 2023)  Manuscript 
Short summary
We developed a new method to generate nitrate radicals (NO3) for atmospheric chemistry applications that works by irradiating mixtures containing ceric ammonium nitrate with a UV light at room temperature. It has several advantages over traditional NO3 sources. We characterized its performance over a range of mixture and reactor conditions as well as other irradiation products. Proof of concept was demonstrated by generating and characterizing oxidation products of the β-pinene + NO3 reaction.
Final-revised paper