Experiment: Nizkorodov Lab_20140804_Naphthalene/Nitric oxide/Ammonia_Hydroxyl radical_No Seed_0RH


Name: Nizkorodov Lab_20140804_Naphthalene/Nitric oxide/Ammonia_Hydroxyl radical_No Seed_0RH
Date: 2014-08-04

Nizkorodov Lab

Nizkorodov Chamber

Experiment Set
Naphthalene SOA for humidity, NOx, and NH3 effects

Prepare NAP SOA at 0 RH, with high NOx, and with NH3

Prepare NAP SOA at 0 RH, with high NOx, and with NH3

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: Hydroxyl radical
Initial Oxidant Concentration Value: 6000000 (molecules_per_cubic_centimeter)
RO2 Main Fate: Not Sure
RO2 Lifetime: (Seconds)

Data Sets

ID Instrument File  
4149 SMPS 20140804_SMPS.csv

Data Set plots
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Experiment Set Details

Name: Naphthalene SOA for humidity, NOx, and NH3 effects
Time format and units:
Prepared naphthalene SOA under high/low humidity, high/low NOx, and with/without NH3 to see how the composition changed.



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
Naphthalene (931) 200 Parts Per Billion
Nitric oxide (145068) 200 Parts Per Billion
Ammonia (222) 1 Parts Per Million

20140804_timeline.csv Timeline

Time Action
10:30 Turned on Instruments
11:10 Injected H2O2
11:20 Injected Precursor
11:30 Injected NO
11:40 Injected NH4OH
11:45 Turned on Lamps
14:10 Turned off Lamps
15:20 Began collecting
18:58 Stopped 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
Supplemental information:
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