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Title: New particle formation in China : current knowledge and further directions
Authors: Wang, Z
Wu, Z
Yue, D
Shang, D
Guo, S
Sun, J
Ding, A
Wang, L
Jiang, J
Guo, H 
Gao, J
Cheung, HC
Morawska, L
Keywood, M
Hu, M
Keywords: New particle formation
Nucleation mechanism
Particle growth
Polluted environment
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: Elsevier
Source: Science of the total environment, 2017, v. 577, p. 258-266 How to cite?
Journal: Science of the total environment 
Abstract: New particle formation (NPF) studies have been conducted in China since 2004. Formation of new atmospheric aerosol particles has been observed to take place in diverse environments, even under the circumstances of high pre-existing particle loading, challenging the traditional and present understanding of the physicochemical nucleation mechanisms, which have been proposed based on the investigations in clean environments and under laboratory experimental conditions. This paper summarizes the present status and gaps in understanding NPF in China and discusses the main directions opening for future research.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/65488
ISSN: 0048-9697
EISSN: 1879-1026
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.10.177
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