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Title: Preliminary investigation of a water-based method for fast integrating mobility spectrometry

Abstract

A water-based condensational growth channel was developed for imaging mobility-separated particles within a parallel plate separation channel of the Fast Integrated Mobility Spectrometer (FIMS). Reported are initial tests of that system, in which the alcohol condenser of the FIMS was replaced by a water-based condensational growth channel. Tests with monodispersed sodium chloride aerosol verify that the water-condensational growth maintained the laminar flow, while providing sufficient growth for particle imaging. Particle positions mapped onto particle mobility, in accordance with theoretical expectations. Particles ranging in size from 12 nm to 100 nm were counted with the same efficiency as with a butanol-based ultrafine particle counter, once inlet and line losses were taken into account.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [2];  [2]
  1. Aerosol Dynamics Inc., Berkeley, CA (United States)
  2. Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
OSTI Identifier:
1425059
Report Number(s):
BNL-200060-2018-JAAM
Journal ID: ISSN 0278-6826
Grant/Contract Number:  
SC0012704
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Aerosol Science and Technology
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 51; Journal Issue: 10; Journal ID: ISSN 0278-6826
Publisher:
American Association for Aerosol Research
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

Citation Formats

Spielman, Steven R., Hering, Susanne V., Kuang, Chongai, and Wang, Jian. Preliminary investigation of a water-based method for fast integrating mobility spectrometry. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1080/02786826.2017.1338338.
Spielman, Steven R., Hering, Susanne V., Kuang, Chongai, & Wang, Jian. Preliminary investigation of a water-based method for fast integrating mobility spectrometry. United States. doi:10.1080/02786826.2017.1338338.
Spielman, Steven R., Hering, Susanne V., Kuang, Chongai, and Wang, Jian. Tue . "Preliminary investigation of a water-based method for fast integrating mobility spectrometry". United States. doi:10.1080/02786826.2017.1338338. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1425059.
@article{osti_1425059,
title = {Preliminary investigation of a water-based method for fast integrating mobility spectrometry},
author = {Spielman, Steven R. and Hering, Susanne V. and Kuang, Chongai and Wang, Jian},
abstractNote = {A water-based condensational growth channel was developed for imaging mobility-separated particles within a parallel plate separation channel of the Fast Integrated Mobility Spectrometer (FIMS). Reported are initial tests of that system, in which the alcohol condenser of the FIMS was replaced by a water-based condensational growth channel. Tests with monodispersed sodium chloride aerosol verify that the water-condensational growth maintained the laminar flow, while providing sufficient growth for particle imaging. Particle positions mapped onto particle mobility, in accordance with theoretical expectations. Particles ranging in size from 12 nm to 100 nm were counted with the same efficiency as with a butanol-based ultrafine particle counter, once inlet and line losses were taken into account.},
doi = {10.1080/02786826.2017.1338338},
journal = {Aerosol Science and Technology},
number = 10,
volume = 51,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {6}
}

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Figure 1. Figure 1.: Schematic of the water-FIMS system, showing mobility separator, water condensation growth channel and detection zone. The system uses a parallel plate geometry. In this sketch the gap dimension has been greatly magnified with respect to the length.

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    • Spielman, Steven R.; Hering, Susanne V.; Kuang, Chongai
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