Articles | Volume 24, issue 7
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-3953-2024
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-3953-2024
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03 Apr 2024
Research article |  | 03 Apr 2024

Chemical properties and single-particle mixing state of soot aerosol in Houston during the TRACER campaign

Ryan N. Farley, James E. Lee, Laura-Hélèna Rivellini, Alex K. Y. Lee, Rachael Dal Porto, Christopher D. Cappa, Kyle Gorkowski, Abu Sayeed Md Shawon, Katherine B. Benedict, Allison C. Aiken, Manvendra K. Dubey, and Qi Zhang

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The black carbon aerosol composition and mixing state were characterized using a soot particle aerosol mass spectrometer. Single-particle measurements revealed the major role of atmospheric processing in modulating the black carbon mixing state. A significant fraction of soot particles were internally mixed with oxidized organic aerosol and sulfate, with implications for activation as cloud nuclei.
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