Articles | Volume 17, issue 3
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-17-1037-2024
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-17-1037-2024
Research article
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13 Feb 2024
Research article |  | 13 Feb 2024

Development and characterization of a high-performance single-particle aerosol mass spectrometer (HP-SPAMS)

Xubing Du, Qinhui Xie, Qing Huang, Xuan Li, Junlin Yang, Zhihui Hou, Jingjing Wang, Xue Li, Zhen Zhou, Zhengxu Huang, Wei Gao, and Lei Li

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Currently, the limitations of single-particle mass spectrometry detection capabilities render it not yet well suited for analyzing complex aerosol components in low-concentration environments. In this study, a new high-performance single-particle aerosol mass spectrometer (HP-SPAMS) is developed to enhance instrument performance regarding the number of detected particles, transmission efficiency, resolution, and sensitivity, which will help in aerosol science.