Experiment: Nizkorodov Lab_20150520_Humulene_Ozone_No Seed_HUM O3 SOA Production


Name: Nizkorodov Lab_20150520_Humulene_Ozone_No Seed_HUM O3 SOA Production
Date: 2015-05-20

Nizkorodov Lab

Nizkorodov Chamber

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

Prepare HUM/O3 SOA for aqueous aging experiments

600 ppb of O3 and 500 ppb of HUM were introduced into a smog chamber and allowed to react. Two filters of SOA were collected after formation.

Experiment Details


  • Aerosol formation
Temperature: 21
Relative Humidity: 0
Seeded Experiment: No
Fuchs Adjusted Surface Area:
Condensation sink rate coefficient: 0
Reaction type:
Oxidant Name: Ozone
Initial Oxidant Concentration Value: 590 (parts_per_billion)
RO2 Main Fate: RO2
RO2 Lifetime: (Seconds)

Data Sets

ID Instrument File  
1540 SMPS 2015_5_20_HUM_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
Time format and units:
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
Humulene (5281520) 500 Parts Per Billion

timelineHUM20150520.csv Timeline

Time Action
9:00 Turned on Instruments
9:50 Injected Ozone
9:59 Injected Humulene
12:03 Began collecting filter 1
13:08 Began collecting filter 2
14:45 Finished collecting

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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