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AMT | Articles | Volume 12, issue 10
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 5535–5545, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-5535-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 5535–5545, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-5535-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 21 Oct 2019

Research article | 21 Oct 2019

Molecular characterization of alkyl nitrates in atmospheric aerosols by ion mobility mass spectrometry

Xuan Zhang et al.

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We develop a new technique to characterize organic nitrates as intact molecules in atmospheric aerosols, and we apply this technique to identify hydroxy nitrates in secondary organic aerosols produced from the photochemical oxidation of isoprene.
We develop a new technique to characterize organic nitrates as intact molecules in atmospheric...
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