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Title: Highly Viscous States Affect the Browning of Atmospheric Organic Particulate Matter

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  1. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Macau, Macau, China
  2. T. H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, United States
  3. Aerodyne Research Inc., Billerica, Massachusetts 01821, United States
  4. Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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USDOE Office of Science (SC), Biological and Environmental Research (BER) (SC-23)
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Journal Article: Published Article
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ACS Central Science
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 4; Journal Issue: 2; Related Information: CHORUS Timestamp: 2018-02-28 04:38:48; Journal ID: ISSN 2374-7943
American Chemical Society
Country of Publication:
United States

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Liu, Pengfei, Li, Yong Jie, Wang, Yan, Bateman, Adam P., Zhang, Yue, Gong, Zhaoheng, Bertram, Allan K., and Martin, Scot T. Highly Viscous States Affect the Browning of Atmospheric Organic Particulate Matter. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1021/acscentsci.7b00452.
Liu, Pengfei, Li, Yong Jie, Wang, Yan, Bateman, Adam P., Zhang, Yue, Gong, Zhaoheng, Bertram, Allan K., & Martin, Scot T. Highly Viscous States Affect the Browning of Atmospheric Organic Particulate Matter. United States. doi:10.1021/acscentsci.7b00452.
Liu, Pengfei, Li, Yong Jie, Wang, Yan, Bateman, Adam P., Zhang, Yue, Gong, Zhaoheng, Bertram, Allan K., and Martin, Scot T. 2018. "Highly Viscous States Affect the Browning of Atmospheric Organic Particulate Matter". United States. doi:10.1021/acscentsci.7b00452.
title = {Highly Viscous States Affect the Browning of Atmospheric Organic Particulate Matter},
author = {Liu, Pengfei and Li, Yong Jie and Wang, Yan and Bateman, Adam P. and Zhang, Yue and Gong, Zhaoheng and Bertram, Allan K. and Martin, Scot T.},
abstractNote = {},
doi = {10.1021/acscentsci.7b00452},
journal = {ACS Central Science},
number = 2,
volume = 4,
place = {United States},
year = 2018,
month = 1

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