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Time of Flight Aerosol Mass Spectrometer - U. of Hawaii
STATUS
New And Operational
AVAILABILITY
As funded for experiments.
REQUEST PROCEDURE
contact Antony Clarke, University of Hawaii
Airborne Measurements
This is an Aerodyne Time-of-Flight AMS capable of airborne deployment. Provides size reslolved aerosol composition of volatile ionic and organic aerosol between about 50-700+nm diameters. for more information see http://cires.colorado.edu/~jjose/ams.html
CONTACT
Antony D. Clarke
University of Hawaii
1000 Pope Rd. Honolulu, HI 96822
808-956-6215
tclarke@soest.hawaii.edu
http://www.soest.hawaii.edu/HIGEAR/
SPECIFICATIONS
ManufacturerAerodyne
DimensionsBuilt into a double wide aircraft rack
Weightabout 230kg
Power Source Type110 VAC, 600W
Inlet Apertures
Heating/Cooling Requirements
Airspeed/Altitude Requirementspressures higher than 300mb preferable
Operators Required1
Ground Requirements2 hr warm up time
Suitable PlatformsC-130, HAIPER, ship, ground
Data System
Measured Parametersize, composition, mass/charge ratio
Measurement Techniquethermal vaporization and mass spectrometery
Operational ModeW and V modes
Time Resolutionsingle particle capability but commonly 1Hz data stored
Horizontal Resolutionairborne about 100m
Other Resolution
Precision
Accuracy
Range
Calibration MethodDMA size-selected aerosol
Limitationsonly components volatile at seleted temperature are measured
REFERENCES
New in 2007, no refs. yet http://cires.colorado.edu/~jjose/ams.html
UPDATED ON
3 Sep 2009 13:47