tdma: Tandem Differential Mobility Analyzer

The Tandem Differential Mobility Analyzer (TDMA) measures aerosol dry-size distribution and size-resolved hygroscopic growth.

In its standard operating mode, dry aerosols are separated into size bins by the first differential mobility analyzer and then exposed to 85% relative humidity. The resulting hygroscopic growth distributions are then scanned by the second differential mobility analyzer for each dry-size bin.

Related Publications

2010

Collins D. 2010. Tandem Differential Mobility Analyzer/Aerodynamic Particle Sizer (APS) Handbook. DOE/SC-ARM-TR-090.

Voyles JW. 2010. ARM Climate Research Facility Monthly Instrument Report. DOE ARM Climate Research Facility. DOE/SC-ARM-10-006.5.

Voyles JW. 2010. ARM Climate Research Facility Monthly Instrument Report. DOE ARM Climate Research Facility. DOE/SC-ARM-10-006.9.

2008

Martin ST, T Rosenoern, Q Chen, and DR Collins. 2008. "Phase changes of ambient particles in the Southern Great Plains of Oklahoma." Geophysical Research Letters, 35(22), L22801, 10.1029/2008gl035650.

2006

Collins D and C Spencer. 2006. An overview of the SGP tandem differential mobility analyzer. Presented at Sixteenth Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Science Team Meeting. Albuquerque, NM.


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