Heterogeneous Nucleation Experiments Bridging the Scale from Molecular Ion Clusters to Nanoparticles

  title={Heterogeneous Nucleation Experiments Bridging the Scale from Molecular Ion Clusters to Nanoparticles},
  author={P. Winkler and G. Steiner and A. Vrtala and H. Vehkam{\"a}ki and M. Noppel and K. Lehtinen and G. Reischl and P. Wagner and M. Kulmala},
  pages={1374 - 1377}
Generation, investigation, and manipulation of nanostructured materials are of fundamental and practical importance for several disciplines, including materials science and medicine. Recently, atmospheric new particle formation in the nanometer-size range has been found to be a global phenomenon. Still, its detailed mechanisms are mostly unknown, largely depending on the incapability to generate and measure nanoparticles in a controlled way. In our experiments, an organic vapor (n-propanol… Expand

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