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AMT | Articles | Volume 13, issue 1
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 13, 101–117, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-13-101-2020
© Author(s) 2020. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 13, 101–117, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-13-101-2020
© Author(s) 2020. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 13 Jan 2020

Research article | 13 Jan 2020

Investigation of adsorption and desorption behavior of small-volume cylinders and its relevance for atmospheric trace gas analysis

Ece Satar et al.

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Good-quality measurements of atmospheric trace gases are only possible with regular calibrations and stable measurements from the standard cylinders. This study investigates instabilities due to surface effects on newly built aluminum and steel cylinders. We present measurements over a set of temperature and pressure ranges for the amount fractions of CO2, CO, CH4 and H2O using a commercial and a novel laser spectroscopic analyzer.
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