Experiment: Ng Research Group_20160324_Pentadecane_Hydroxyl radical_Ammonium sulfate_40%RH


Name: Ng Research Group_20160324_Pentadecane_Hydroxyl radical_Ammonium sulfate_40%RH
Date: 2016-03-24

Ng Research Group

Georgia Tech Environmental Chamber (Far)

Experiment Set

Generate SOA for health study.

PD+H2O2, photooxidation under humid condition.

Experiment Details


  • Aerosol formation
Temperature: 24-27
Relative Humidity: 35-45
Seeded Experiment: Yes
Type of Seed: Ammonium sulfate
Initial Seed Concentration Value: 29343
Seed Concentration Units: particles_per_cubic_meter
Fuchs Adjusted Surface Area:
Condensation sink rate coefficient: 35-45
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: PD+OH_Chen
Time format and units: Eastern time
Pentadecane photooxidation under low-NO dry and humid 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
Pentadecane (12391)
  • Alkane
106 Parts Per Billion

20160324_PD_humid_TimeLine.csv Timeline

Time (America/ET) Action
10:40 SMPS on
10:56 AMS on filter
11:21 AMS on chamber
11:22 Seed injection starts
11:42 Seed injection ends
11:58 VOC injection starts
12:08 VOC injection ends
12:08 H2O2 injection starts
12:28 H2O2 injection ends
12:28 UV on
16:50 Filter starts
18:31 Filter ends
18:32 AMS/SMPS off

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

Chamber Details

Name: Georgia Tech Environmental Chamber (Far)
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: