Neutral cluster and Air Ion Spectrometer Publications

Instrument Description Publications

Mirme, S., et al.: Atmospheric sub-3 nm particles at high altitudes, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 437-451,, 2010

Mirme, S. and Mirme, A.: The mathematical principles and design of the NAIS -- a spectrometer for the measurement of cluster ion and nanometer aerosol size distributions, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 6, 1061--1071,, 2013

Mirme,  A., et al.: A wide-range multi-channel Air Ion Spectrometer, Boreal Environment Research, 2007

High Impact Publications

Publications in high impact papers where the NAIS measurements played a significant role:

Yao, Lei, et al. "Atmospheric new particle formation from sulfuric acid and amines in a Chinese megacity." Science 361.6399 (2018): 278-281.

Kirkby, Jasper, et al. "Ion-induced nucleation of pure biogenic particles." Nature 533.7604 (2016): 521.

Bianchi, Federico, et al. "New particle formation in the free troposphere: A question of chemistry and timing." Science 352.6289 (2016): 1109-1112.

Rose, Clémence, et al. "Observations of biogenic ion-induced cluster formation in the atmosphere." Science advances 4.4 (2018): eaar5218.

Other Selected Publications

Other publications where NAIS measurements were significant

Wang, Zhibin, et al. "New particle formation in China: Current knowledge and further directions." Science of the Total Environment 577 (2017): 258-266.

Jayaratne, R., Pushpawela, B., He, C., Li, H., Gao, J., Chai, F., and Morawska, L.: Observations of particles at their formation sizes in Beijing, China, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 8825--8835,, 2017

Kulmala, M., et al.: Atmospheric data over a solar cycle: no connection between galactic cosmic rays and new particle formation, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 1885-1898,, 2010

Manninen, H. E., et al.: EUCAARI ion spectrometer measurements at 12 European sites -- analysis of new particle formation events, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 7907-7927,, 2010.

Wagner, R., et al.: The role of ions in new particle formation in the CLOUD chamber, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 15181--15197,, 2017.

Suni, T., et al.: Formation and characteristics of ions and charged aerosol particles in a native Australian Eucalypt forest, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8, 129-139,, 2008

Manninen, H. E., et al.: Long-term field measurements of charged and neutral clusters using Neutral cluster and Air Ion Spectrometer (NAIS), Boreal Environment Research, 2009

Kerminen, V.-M., et al.: Atmospheric nucleation: highlights of the EUCAARI project and future directions, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 10829-10848,, 2010

Hirsikko, A., et al.: Atmospheric ions and nucleation: a review of observations, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 767-798,, 2011

Wagner, R., et al.: On the accuracy of ion measurements using a Neutral cluster and Air Ion Spectrometer, Bor. Env. Res.,, 2016

Rose, Clémence, et al. "Frequent nucleation events at the high altitude station of Chacaltaya (5240 m asl), Bolivia." Atmospheric Environment 102 (2015): 18-29.

Kontkanen, Jenni, et al. "Measurements of sub-3 nm particles using a particle size magnifier in different environments: from clean mountain top to polluted megacities." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 17.3 (2017): 2163-2187.

Franchin, A., et al. "Experimental investigation of ion--ion recombination under atmospheric conditions." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 15.13 (2015): 7203-7216.