Articles | Volume 15, issue 9
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 15, 2889–2921, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-15-2889-2022

Special issue: StratoClim stratospheric and upper tropospheric processes...

Atmos. Meas. Tech., 15, 2889–2921, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-15-2889-2022
Research article
11 May 2022
Research article | 11 May 2022

Design, characterization, and first field deployment of a novel aircraft-based aerosol mass spectrometer combining the laser ablation and flash vaporization techniques

Andreas Hünig et al.

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Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • RC1: 'Comment on amt-2021-271', Anonymous Referee #1, 07 Oct 2021
  • RC2: 'Comment on amt-2021-271', Anonymous Referee #2, 24 Oct 2021
  • RC3: 'Comment on amt-2021-271', Nicholas Marsden, 11 Nov 2021

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
AR by Andreas Hünig on behalf of the Authors (24 Feb 2022)  Author's response    Author's tracked changes    Manuscript
ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (23 Mar 2022) by Troy Thornberry
AR by Andreas Hünig on behalf of the Authors (30 Mar 2022)  Author's response    Manuscript
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Short summary
We have serially combined the two well-established methods for in situ real-time measurement of fine particle chemical composition, the single-particle laser ablation method and the flash evaporation with electron impact ionization method, into a novel instrument. Here we present the design; instrument characteristics, as derived from laboratory and field measurements; and results from the first field deployment during the 2017 StratoClim aircraft campaign.