Experiment: Nizkorodov Lab_20150515_ALPHA-PINENE_Ozone_No Seed_APIN O3 SOA production


Name: Nizkorodov Lab_20150515_ALPHA-PINENE_Ozone_No Seed_APIN O3 SOA production
Date: 2015-05-15

Nizkorodov Lab

Nizkorodov Chamber

Experiment Set
APIN and HUM O3 SOA production for aging with aqueous salt experiments

Prepare APIN/O3 SOA for aging experiments

SOA prepared from the ozonolysis of APIN to use in aging experiments. Two filters collected.

Experiment Details


  • Aerosol formation
Temperature: 21.2
Relative Humidity: 0
Seeded Experiment: No
Fuchs Adjusted Surface Area:
Condensation sink rate coefficient: 0
Reaction type:
Oxidant Name: Ozone
Initial Oxidant Concentration Value: 604 (parts_per_billion)
RO2 Main Fate: RO2
RO2 Lifetime: (Seconds)

Data Sets

ID Instrument File  
1539 SMPS 2015_5_15_APIN_O3.csv

Data Set plots
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Experiment Set Details

Name: APIN and HUM O3 SOA production for aging with aqueous salt experiments
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The goal of the experiments was to determine the effect of NaNO3, NH4NO3, and H2O2 during monoterpene and sesquiterpene SOA aging in cloud droplets


  • Julia Laskin Purdue University
  • Alexander Laskin Purdue University


Principal investigator:

Sergey Nizkorodov
E-mail: nizkorod@uci.edu

Data Manager:

Alexandra Klodt
Phone: 6419541844
E-mail: aklodt@uci.edu


Reactant Compound type Concentration Concentration units
ALPHA-PINENE (6654) 500 Parts Per Billion

timelineAPIN20150515.csv Timeline

Time_UTC Event Description
17:30 started DOS injection , 30 minute injection = 150 ug/m3
18:18 injected VOC (50 ul C6, 40 ul C8, 25 uL C9, 18 uL C10) (fan on 1 min)
18:24 injected 26 Torr (2 L bulb) NO, Fan on 1 min
18:30 Injected 27 Torr MeNO2 ,Fan on 1 min
18:34 started UV cycle
20:06 started flush cycle to clean bag (experiment end)

Light Flux Characterizations:
Particle Loss Characterizations:
Vapor Loss Characterizations:

Chamber Details

Name: Nizkorodov Chamber
Volume in cubic meters: 5.6
Shape: Rectangular Prism
Surface area in cubic meters: 20
Flow Mode: Batch
Flow through rate in liters per minute:
Body Material: Teflon
Body thickness: 8
Replacement date: 2014-06-18
Replacement frequency: As needed
Cleaning method: Flushing with air with UV lights on Oxidation
o3 background:
nox background:
Particle background in micrograms per cubic meter:
Air filtration method: FTIR purge air generator
Mixing method: 0
Mixing method material:
Temparature Control: No
Temparature measurements recorded: Yes
Temparature range (min degrees celcius): 22
Temparature range (max degrees celcius): 29
Humidity Control: Yes
Humidity Measurements Recorded: Yes
Relative humidity range (min percent): 0
Relative humidity range (max percent): 100
Particle experiment capability: 1
Lights: Yes
Light source type(s): UVB Lamps
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