Articles | Volume 24, issue 10
Research article
22 May 2024
Research article |  | 22 May 2024

Rapid iodine oxoacid nucleation enhanced by dimethylamine in broad marine regions

Haotian Zu, Biwu Chu, Yiqun Lu, Ling Liu, and Xiuhui Zhang

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The nucleation of iodic acid (HIO3) and iodous acid (HIO2) was proven to be critical in marine areas. However, HIO3–HIO2 nucleation cannot effectively derive the rapid nucleation in some polluted coasts. We find a significant enhancement of dimethylamine (DMA) on the HIO3–HIO2 nucleation in marine and polar regions with abundant DMA sources, which may establish reasonable connections between the HIO3–HIO2 nucleation and the rapid formation of new particles in polluted marine and polar regions.
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