Experiment: Ng Research Group_20160321_M-XYLENE_Hydroxyl radical_Ammonium sulfate_36%RH


Name: Ng Research Group_20160321_M-XYLENE_Hydroxyl radical_Ammonium sulfate_36%RH
Date: 2016-03-21

Ng Research Group

Georgia Tech Environmental Chamber (Near)

Experiment Set

Generate SOA for health study.

MX+H2O2, photooxidation under humid condition.

Experiment Details


  • Aerosol formation
Temperature: 24-27
Relative Humidity: 26-46
Seeded Experiment: Yes
Type of Seed: Ammonium sulfate
Initial Seed Concentration Value: 20869
Seed Concentration Units: particles_per_cubic_meter
Fuchs Adjusted Surface Area:
Condensation sink rate coefficient: 26-46
Reaction type:
Oxidant Name: Hydroxyl radical
Initial Oxidant Concentration Value: ~1e6 (molecules_per_cubic_centimeter)
RO2 Main Fate: HO2
RO2 Lifetime: (Seconds)

Data Set plots
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Experiment Set Details

Name: MX+OH_Chen
Time format and units: Eastern time
M-xylene photooxidation under humid low-NO and dry high-NO conditions



Principal investigator:

Nga (Sally) Lee Ng
E-mail: ng@chbe.gatech.edu
OrcID: 0000-0001-8460-4765

Data Manager:

Taekyu Joo
Phone: (404) 385-2149
E-mail: tjoo6@gatech.edu


Reactant Compound type Concentration Concentration units
M-XYLENE (7929)
  • Aromatic
450 Parts Per Billion

20160321_MX_humid_TimeLine.csv Timeline

Time (America/ET) Action
10:05 SMPS on
10:15 AMS on filter
10:45 AMS on chamber
10:56 Seed injection starts
11:16 Seed injection ends
11:37 VOC injection starts
11:47 VOC injection ends
11:47 H2O2 injection starts
12:11 H2O2 injection ends
12:11 UV on
16:16 Filter starts
18:02 Filter ends
18:05 AMS/SMPS off

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

Chamber Details

Name: Georgia Tech Environmental Chamber (Near)
Volume in cubic meters: 12.6
Surface area in cubic meters: 32.48865
Flow Mode: Batch
Flow through rate in liters per minute:
Body Material: Teflon
Body thickness:
Replacement date: 2017-02-07
Replacement frequency: As needed
Cleaning method: Flushing with air Flushing with air with UV lights on
o3 background: 3
nox background: 1
Particle background in micrograms per cubic meter:
Air filtration method: Pure air generator with membrane filter dryer
Mixing method: 0
Mixing method material:
Temparature Control: Yes
Temparature measurements recorded: Yes
Temparature range (min degrees celcius): 4
Temparature range (max degrees celcius): 40
Humidity Control: Yes
Humidity Measurements Recorded: Yes
Relative humidity range (min percent): 2
Relative humidity range (max percent): 70
Particle experiment capability: 1
Lights: Yes
Light source type(s): UVA Black Lamps, Natural Sunlight
Supplemental information:
Additional Notes: