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Zeitschrift für Physikalische Chemie

International journal of research in physical chemistry and chemical physics

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Reaction of Chlorine Molecules with Unsaturated Submicron Organic Particles

Denisia M. Popolan-Vaida
  • Chemical Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720, United States
  • Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, United States
/ Chen-Lin Liu
  • Chemical Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720, United States
  • Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, United States
  • Scientific Research Division, National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center, Hsinchu 30076, Taiwan
/ Theodora Nah
  • Chemical Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720, United States
  • Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, United States
/ Kevin R. Wilson
  • Chemical Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720, United States
/ Stephen R. Leone
  • Chemical Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720, United States
  • Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, United States
  • Department of Physics, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, United States
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Published Online: 2015-09-18 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/zpch-2015-0662

Abstract

The reaction of closed shell Cl2 molecules with sub-micron droplets composed of unsaturated molecules, oleic acid (OA), linoleic acid (LA), linolenic acid (LNA), or squalene (Sqe), are investigated in an atmospheric pressure flow tube reactor in conjunction with a vacuum ultraviolet photoionization aerosol mass spectrometer and a scanning mobility particle sizer. Cl2 is found to react with all particles, and the reactive uptake coefficients depend on the number of unsaturated reaction sites, e.g., γCl2Sqe = (0.66 ± 0.03) × 10−4 versus γCl2OA = (0.23 ± 0.01) × 10−4 . In addition, the chemical evolution of squalene and its chlorinated products reveal that the reaction becomes slower for higher chlorinated products.

Keywords: Reaction Kinetics; Reactive Uptake Coefficient; Aerosols; Unsaturated Fatty Acids; Squalene


Accepted: 2014-08-04

Received: 2014-07-21

Published Online: 2015-09-18

Published in Print: 2015-10-28


Citation Information: Zeitschrift für Physikalische Chemie. Volume 229, Issue 10-12, Pages 1521–1540, ISSN (Online) 2196-7156, ISSN (Print) 0942-9352, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/zpch-2015-0662, September 2015

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