Articles | Volume 15, issue 7
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 15, 2159–2175, 2022

Special issue: Simulation chambers as tools in atmospheric research (AMT/ACP/GMD...

Atmos. Meas. Tech., 15, 2159–2175, 2022
Research article
08 Apr 2022
Research article | 08 Apr 2022

Characterization of soot produced by the mini inverted soot generator with an atmospheric simulation chamber

Virginia Vernocchi et al.

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The performance of a mini inverted soot generator was investigated at a simulation chamber facility by studying the soot generated by ethylene and propane combustion, together with the number, size, optical properties, and EC / OC concentrations. Mass absorption coefficients and Ångström absorption exponents are compatible with the literature, with some differences. The characterization of MISG soot particles is fundamental to design and perform experiments in atmospheric simulation chambers.