Articles | Volume 11, issue 4
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 2325–2343, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-2325-2018
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 2325–2343, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-2325-2018

Research article 24 Apr 2018

Research article | 24 Apr 2018

Laser ablation aerosol particle time-of-flight mass spectrometer (LAAPTOF): performance, reference spectra and classification of atmospheric samples

Xiaoli Shen et al.

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EUROCHAMP DATA CENTER - Library of Analytical Resources of the EU project EUROCHAMP-2020 EUROCHAMP https://data.eurochamp.org/

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This paper presents performance data and reference spectra from the commercially available single-particle mass spectrometer LAAPTOF. The main characteristics of the instrument, like its detection efficiency, are given for a wide particle size range. Furthermore, reference mass spectra for 32 well-defined different particle types relevant for atmospheric aerosol compounds are presented. It is shown that these reference mass spectra are very useful in analysis of atmospheric aerosol particles.