Articles | Volume 15, issue 10
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 15, 3223–3242, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-15-3223-2022
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 15, 3223–3242, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-15-3223-2022
Research article
30 May 2022
Research article | 30 May 2022

Aircraft-engine particulate matter emissions from conventional and sustainable aviation fuel combustion: comparison of measurement techniques for mass, number, and size

Joel C. Corbin et al.

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The combustion of sustainable aviation fuels in aircraft engines produces particulate matter (PM) emissions with different properties than conventional fuels due to changes in fuel composition. Consequently, the response of various diagnostic instruments to PM emissions may be impacted. We found no significant instrument biases in terms of particle mass, number, and size measurements for conventional and sustainable aviation fuel blends despite large differences in the magnitude of emissions.