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Aljawhary, D., Zhao, R., Lee, A.K., Wang, C., Abbatt, J.P., 2015. Kinetics, Mechanism, and Secondary Organic Aerosol Yield of Aqueous Phase Photo-Oxidation of α-Pinene Oxidation Products. J. Phys. Chem. A. 120, 1395–1407. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpca.5b06237

Antinolo, M., Willis, M.D., Zhou, S., Abbatt, J.P.D., 2015. Connecting the oxidation of soot to its redox cycling abilities. Nat. Commun. 6, 6812. https://doi.org/10.1038/ncomms7812

Borduas, N., da Silva, G., Murphy, J.G., Abbatt, J.P.D., 2015. Experimental and Theoretical Understanding of the Gas Phase Oxidation of Atmospheric Amides with OH Radicals: Kinetics, Products, and Mechanisms. J. Phys. Chem. A. 119, 4298–4308. https://doi.org/10.1021/jp503759f

Chen, Q., Heald, C.L., Jimenez, J.L., Canagaratna, M.R., Zhang, Q., He, L.-Y., Huang, X.-F., Campuzano-Jost, P., Palm, B.B., Poulain, L., Kuwata, M., Martin, S.T., Abbatt, J.P.D., Lee, A.K.Y., Liggio, J., 2015. Elemental composition of organic aerosol: The gap between ambient and laboratory measurements. Geophys. Res. Lett. 42, 4182–4189. https://doi.org/10.1002/2015GL063693

Healy, R.M., Wang, J.M., Jeong, C.-H., Lee, A.K.Y., Willis, M.D., Jaroudi, E., Zimmerman, N., Hilker, N., Murphy, M., Eckhardt, S., Stohl, A., Abbatt, J.P.D., Wenger, J.C., Evans, G.J., 2015. Light-absorbing properties of ambient black carbon and brown carbon from fossil fuel and biomass burning sources. J. Geophys. Res.Atmos. 120, 6619–6633. https://doi.org/10.1002/2015JD023382

Liu, Y., Liggio, J., Li, S.-M., Breznan, D., Vincent, R., Thomson, E.M., Kumarathasan, P., Das, D., Abbatt, J., Antiñolo, M., others, 2015. Chemical and toxicological evolution of carbon nanotubes during atmospherically relevant aging processes. Environ. Sci. Technol. 49, 2806–2814. https://doi.org/10.1021/es505298d

Modini, R.L., Frossard, A.A., Ahlm, L., Russell, L.M., Corrigan, C.E., Roberts, G.C., Hawkins, L.N., Schroder, J.C., Bertram, A.K., Zhao, R., Lee, A.K.Y., Abbatt, J.P.D., Lin, J., Nenes, A., Wang, Z., Wonaschuetz, A., Sorooshian, A., Noone, K.J., Jonsson, H., Seinfeld, J.H., Toom-Sauntry, D., Macdonald, A.M., Leaitch, W.R., 2015. Primary marine aerosol-cloud interactions off the coast of California. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos. 120, 4282–4303. https://doi.org/10.1002/2014JD022963

Wang, C., Goss, K.-U., Lei, Y.D., Abbatt, J.P.D., Wania, F., 2015. Calculating Equilibrium Phase Distribution during the Formation of Secondary Organic Aerosol Using COSMOtherm. Environ. Sci. Technol. 49, 8585–8594. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.5b01584

Wilson, T.W., Ladino, L.A., Alpert, P.A., Breckels, M.N., Brooks, I.M., Browse, J., Burrows, S.M., Carslaw, K.S., Huffman, J.A., Judd, C., Kilthau, W.P., Mason, R.H., McFiggans, G., Miller, L.A., Najera, J.J., Polishchuk, E., Rae, S., Schiller, C.L., Si, M., Temprado, J.V., Whale, T.F., Wong, J.P.S., Wurl, O., Yakobi-Hancock, J.D., Abbatt, J.P.D., Aller, J.Y., Bertram, A.K., Knopf, D.A., Murray, B.J., 2015. A marine biogenic source of atmospheric ice-nucleating particles. Nature. 525, 234–238. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature14986

Wong, J.P.S., Lee, A.K.Y., Abbatt, J.P.D., 2015. Impacts of Sulfate Seed Acidity and Water Content on Isoprene Secondary Organic Aerosol Formation. Environ. Sci. Technol. 49, 13215–13221. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.5b02686

Wong, J.P.S., Zhou, S., Abbatt, J.P.D., 2015. Changes in Secondary Organic Aerosol Composition and Mass due to Photolysis: Relative Humidity Dependence. J. Phys. Chem. A. 119, 4309–4316. https://doi.org/10.1021/jp506898c

Zhou, S., Forbes, M.W., Abbatt, J.P.D., 2015. Application of Direct Analysis in Real Time-Mass Spectrometry (DART-MS) to the Study of Gas-Surface Heterogeneous Reactions: Focus on Ozone and PAHs. Anal. Chem. 87, 4733–4740. https://doi.org/10.1021/ac504722z


Antinolo, M., Willis, M., Zhou, S., Abbatt, J.P.D., 2014. Oxidation of soot particles with O3: Changes in redox-cycling activity and composition. Abstr. Pap. Am. Chem. Soc. 248.

Bartels-Rausch, T., Jacobi, H.-W., Kahan, T.F., Thomas, J.L., Thomson, E.S., Abbatt, J.P., Ammann, M., Blackford, J.R., Bluhm, H., Boxe, C., others, 2014. A review of air–ice chemical and physical interactions (AICI): liquids, quasi-liquids, and solids in snow. Atmospheric Chem. Phys. 14, 1587–1633. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-14-1587-2014

Borduas, N., da Silva, G., Murphy, J.G., Abbatt, J.P., 2014a. Experimental and theoretical understanding of the gas phase oxidation of atmospheric amides with OH radicals: kinetics, products, and mechanisms. J. Phys. Chem. A. 119, 4298–4308. https://doi.org/10.1021/jp503759f

Borduas, N., da Silva, G., Murphy, J.G., Abbatt, J.P.D., 2014b. Atmospheric sources and sinks of amines, amides, and isocyanic acid (HNCO). Abstr. Pap. Am. Chem. Soc. 248.

Ladino, L.A., Zhou, S., Yakobi-Hancock, J.D., Aljawhary, D., Abbatt, J.P.D., 2014. Factors controlling the ice nucleating abilities of alpha-pinene SOA particles. J. Geophys. Res.-Atmos. 119, 9041–9051. https://doi.org/10.1002/2014JD021578

Lee, A.K., Willis, M.D., Healy, R.M., Onasch, T.B., Abbatt, J.P., 2014. Single particle characterization using the soot particle aerosol mass spectrometer (SP-AMS). Atmospheric Chem. Phys. 14, 15323-15361. https://doi.org/10.5194/acpd-14-15323-2014

Wania, F., Lei, Y.D., Wang, C., Abbatt, J.P.D., Goss, K.-U., 2014. Novel methods for predicting gas-particle partitioning during the formation of secondary organic aerosol. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 14, 13189–13204. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-14-13189-2014

Willis, M.D., Lee, A.K.Y., Onasch, T.B., Fortner, E.C., Williams, L.R., Lambe, A.T., Worsnop, D.R., Abbatt, J.P.D., 2014. Collection efficiency of the soot-particle aerosol mass spectrometer (SP-AMS) for internally mixed particulate black carbon. Atmos. Meas. Tech. 7, 4507–4516. https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-7-4507-2014

Wong, J.P., Zhou, S., Abbatt, J.P., 2014. Changes in secondary organic aerosol composition and mass due to photolysis: relative humidity dependence. J. Phys. Chem. A 119, 4309–4316. https://doi.org/10.1021/jp506898c

Wong, J.P.S., Liggio, J., Li, S.-M., Nenes, A., Abbatt, J.P.D., 2014. Suppression in droplet growth kinetics by the addition of organics to sulfate particles. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos. 119, 12222–12232. https://doi.org/10.1002/2014JD021689

Yakobi-Hancock, J.D., Ladino, L.A., Bertram, A.K., Huffman, J.A., Jones, K., Leaitch, W.R., Mason, R.H., Schiller, C.L., Toom-Sauntry, D., Wong, J.P.S., Abbatt, J.P.D., 2014. CCN activity of size-selected aerosol at a Pacific coastal location. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 14, 12307–12317. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-14-12307-2014

Zhao, R., Lee, A.K.Y., Abbatt, J.P.D., 2014. Photo-bleaching of atmospheric brown carbon via direct photolysis and photo-oxidation in the aqueous phase. Abstr. Pap. Am. Chem. Soc. 248.

Zhao, R., Lee, A.K.Y., Wentzell, J.J.B., Mcdonald, A.M., Toom-Sauntry, D., Leaitch, W.R., Modini, R.L., Corrigan, A.L., Russell, L.M., Noone, K.J., Schroder, J.C., Bertram, A.K., Hawkins, L.N., Abbatt, J.P.D., Liggio, J., 2014. Cloud partitioning of isocyanic acid (HNCO) and evidence of secondary source of HNCO in ambient air. Geophys. Res. Lett. 41, 6962–6969. https://doi.org/10.1002/2014GL061112

Zhao, R., Mungall, E.L., Lee, A.K.Y., Aljawhary, D., Abbatt, J.P.D., 2014. Aqueous-phase photooxidation of levoglucosan - a mechanistic study using aerosol time-of-flight chemical ionization mass spectrometry (Aerosol ToF-CIMS). Atmos. Chem. Phys. 14, 9695–9706. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-14-9695-2014


Aljawhary, D., Lee, A.K.Y., Abbatt, J.P.D., 2013. High-resolution chemical ionization mass spectrometry (ToF-CIMS): application to study SOA composition and processing. Atmos. Meas. Tech. 6, 3211–3224. https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-6-3211-2013

Borduas, N., Abbatt, J.P.D., Murphy, J.G., 2013. Gas Phase Oxidation of Monoethanolamine (MEA) with OH Radical and Ozone: Kinetics, Products, and Particles. Environ. Sci. Technol. 47, 6377–6383. https://doi.org/10.1021/es401282j

Cziczo, D.J., Garimella, S., Raddatz, M., Hoehler, K., Schnaiter, M., Saathoff, H., Moehler, O., Abbatt, J.P.D., Ladino, L.A., 2013. Ice nucleation by surrogates of Martian mineral dust: What can we learn about Mars without leaving Earth? J. Geophys. Res. Planets. 118, 1945–1954. https://doi.org/10.1002/jgre.20155

Lee, A.K.Y., Zhao, R., Li, R., Liggio, J., Li, S.-M., Abbatt, J.P.D., 2013. Formation of Light Absorbing Organo-Nitrogen Species from Evaporation of Droplets Containing Glyoxal and Ammonium Sulfate. Environ. Sci. Technol. 47, 12819–12826. https://doi.org/10.1021/es402687w

McWhinney, R.D., Badali, K., Liggio, J., Li, S.-M., Abbatt, J.P.D., 2013. Filterable Redox Cycling Activity: A Comparison between Diesel Exhaust Particles and Secondary Organic Aerosol Constituents. Environ. Sci. Technol. 47, 3362–3369. https://doi.org/10.1021/es304676x

McWhinney, R.D., Zhou, S., Abbatt, J.P.D., 2013. Naphthalene SOA: redox activity and naphthoquinone gas-particle partitioning. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 13, 9731–9744. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-13-9731-2013

Paasonen, P., Asmi, A., Petaja, T., Kajos, M.K., Aijala, M., Junninen, H., Holst, T., Abbatt, J.P.D., Arneth, A., Birmili, W., van der Gon, H.D., Hamed, A., Hoffer, A., Laakso, L., Laaksonen, A., Leaitch, W.R., Plass-Duelmer, C., Pryor, S.C., Raisanen, P., Swietlicki, E., Wiedensohler, A., Worsnop, D.R., Kerminen, V.-M., Kulmala, M., 2013. Warming-induced increase in aerosol number concentration likely to moderate climate change. Nat. Geosci. 6, 438–442. https://doi.org/10.1038/NGEO1800

Wren, S.N., Donaldson, D.J., Abbatt, J.P.D., 2013. Photochemical chlorine and bromine activation from artificial saline snow. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 13, 9789–9800. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-13-9789-2013

Yakobi-Hancock, J.D., Ladino, L.A., Abbatt, J.P.D., 2013. Feldspar minerals as efficient deposition ice nuclei. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 13, 11175–11185. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-13-11175-2013

Zhou, S., Shiraiwa, M., McWhinney, R.D., Poeschl, U., Abbatt, J.P.D., 2013. Kinetic limitations in gas-particle reactions arising from slow diffusion in secondary organic aerosol. Faraday Discuss. 165, 391–406. https://doi.org/10.1039/c3fd00030c


Borduas, N., Abbatt, J.P.D., Murphy, J.G., 2012. Characterizing and understanding the reactivity and fate of aminoalcohols in the environment. Abstr. Pap. Am. Chem. Soc. 244.

Corbin, J.C., Rehbein, P.J.G., Evans, G.J., Abbatt, J.P.D., 2012. Combustion particles as ice nuclei in an urban environment: Evidence from single-particle mass spectrometry. Atmos. Environ. 51, 286–292. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2012.01.007

Gao, S.S., Sjostedt, S.J., Sharma, S., Hall, S.R., Ullmann, K., Abbatt, J.P.D., 2012. PTR-MS observations of photo-enhanced VOC release from Arctic and midlatitude snow. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos. 117, D00R17. https://doi.org/10.1029/2011JD017152

McNeill, V.F., Grannas, A.M., Abbatt, J.P.D., Ammann, M., Ariya, P., Bartels-Rausch, T., Domine, F., Donaldson, D.J., Guzman, M.I., Heger, D., Kahan, T.F., Klan, P., Masclin, S., Toubin, C., Voisin, D., 2012. Organics in environmental ices: sources, chemistry, and impacts. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 12, 9653–9678. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-12-9653-2012

McWhinney, R.D., Rastogi, N., Urch, B., Silverman, F., Brook, J.R., Evans, G.J., Abbatt, J.P., 2012a. Characterization of the University of Toronto Concentrated Aerosol Particle Exposure Facility (CAPEF)—Effects on Fine and Ultrafine Nonrefractory Aerosol Composition. Aerosol Science and Technology. 46, 697–707. https://doi.org/10.1080/02786826.2012.656769

Rastogi, N., McWhinney, R.D., Akhtar, U.S., Urch, B., Fila, M., Abbatt, J.P., Scott, J.A., Silverman, F.S., Brook, J.R., Evans, G.J., 2012. Physical characterization of the University of Toronto coarse, fine, and ultrafine high-volume particle concentrator systems. Aerosol Science and Technology. 46, 1015–1024. https://doi.org/10.1080/02786826.2012.686674

Shantz, N.C., Pierce, J.R., Chang, R.Y.-W., Vlasenko, A., Riipinen, I., Sjostedt, S., Slowik, J.G., Wiebe, A., Liggio, J., Abbatt, J.P.D., Leaitch, W.R., 2012. Cloud condensation nuclei droplet growth kinetics of ultrafine particles during anthropogenic nucleation events. Atmos. Environ. 47, 389–398. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2011.10.049

Sjostedt, S.J., Leaitch, W.R., Levasseur, M., Scarratt, M., Michaud, S., Motard-Cote, J., Burkhart, J.H., Abbatt, J.P.D., 2012. Evidence for the uptake of atmospheric acetone and methanol by the Arctic Ocean during late summer DMS-Emission plumes. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos. 117, D12303. https://doi.org/10.1029/2011JD017086

Slowik, J.G., Wong, J.P.S., Abbatt, J.P.D., 2012. Real-time, controlled OH-initiated oxidation of biogenic secondary organic aerosol. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 12, 9775–9790. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-12-9775-2012

Zhao, R., Lee, A.K.Y., Abbatt, J.P.D., 2012. Investigation of Aqueous-Phase Photooxidation of Glyoxal and Methylglyoxal by Aerosol Chemical Ionization Mass Spectrometry: Observation of Hydroxyhydroperoxide Formation. J. Phys. Chem. A. 116, 6253–6263. https://doi.org/10.1021/jp211528d

Zhou, S., Lee, A.K.Y., McWhinney, R.D., Abbatt, J.P.D., 2012. Burial Effects of Organic Coatings on the Heterogeneous Reactivity of Particle-Borne Benzo[a]pyrene (BaP) toward Ozone. J. Phys. Chem. A. 116, 7050–7056. https://doi.org/10.1021/jp3030705


Chang, R.Y.-W., Sjostedt, S.J., Pierce, J.R., Papakyriakou, T.N., Scarratt, M.G., Michaud, S., Levasseur, M., Leaitch, W.R., Abbatt, J.P.D., 2011. Relating atmospheric and oceanic DMS levels to particle nucleation events in the Canadian Arctic. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos. 116, D00S03. https://doi.org/10.1029/2011JD015926

DeMott, P.J., Möhler, O., Stetzer, O., Vali, G., Levin, Z., Petters, M.D., Murakami, M., Leisner, T., Bundke, U., Klein, H., others, 2011. Resurgence in ice nuclei measurement research. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 92, 1623–1635. https://doi.org/10.1175/2011BAMS3119.1

Erlick, C., Abbatt, J.P.D., Rudich, Y., 2011. How Different Calculations of the Refractive Index Affect Estimates of the Radiative Forcing Efficiency of Ammonium Sulfate Aerosols. J. Atmos. Sci. 68, 1845–1852. https://doi.org/10.1175/2011JAS3721.1

Gao, S.S., Abbatt, J.P.D., 2011. Kinetics and Mechanism of OH Oxidation of Small Organic Dicarboxylic Acids in Ice: Comparison to Behavior in Aqueous Solution. J. Phys. Chem. A. 115, 9977–9986. https://doi.org/10.1021/jp202478w

Leaitch, W.R., Macdonald, A.M., Brickell, P.C., Liggio, J., Sjostedt, S.J., Vlasenko, A., Bottenheim, J.W., Huang, L., Li, S.-M., Liu, P.S.K., Toom-Sauntry, D., Hayden, K.A., Sharma, S., Shantz, N.C., Wiebe, H.A., Zhang, W., Abbatt, J.P.D., Slowik, J.G., Chang, R.Y.-W., Russell, L.M., Schwartz, R.E., Takahama, S., Jayne, J.T., Ng, N.L., 2011. Temperature response of the submicron organic aerosol from temperate forests. Atmos. Environ. 45, 6696–6704. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2011.08.047

Lee, A.K.Y., Herckes, P., Leaitch, W.R., Macdonald, A.M., Abbatt, J.P.D., 2011a. Aqueous OH oxidation of ambient organic aerosol and cloud water organics: Formation of highly oxidized products. Geophys. Res. Lett. 38, L11805. https://doi.org/10.1029/2011GL047439

Lee, A.K.Y., Zhao, R., Gao, S.S., Abbatt, J.P.D., 2011b. Aqueous-Phase OH Oxidation of Glyoxal: Application of a Novel Analytical Approach Employing Aerosol Mass Spectrometry and Complementary Off-Line Techniques. J. Phys. Chem. A. 115, 10517–10526. https://doi.org/10.1021/jp20204099g

McWhinney, R.D., Gao, S.S., Zhou, S., Abbatt, J.P., 2011. Evaluation of the effects of ozone oxidation on redox-cycling activity of two-stroke engine exhaust particles. Environ. Sci. Technol. 45, 2131–2136. https://doi.org/10.1021/es102874d

Oldridge, N.W., Abbatt, J.P.D., 2011. Formation of Gas-Phase Bromine from Interaction of Ozone with Frozen and Liquid NaCl/NaBr Solutions: Quantitative Separation of Surficial Chemistry from Bulk-Phase Reaction. J. Phys. Chem. A. 115, 2590–2598. https://doi.org/10.1021/jp200074u

Shiraiwa, M., Sosedova, Y., Rouviere, A., Yang, H., Zhang, Y., Abbatt, J.P.D., Ammann, M., Poeschl, U., 2011. The role of long-lived reactive oxygen intermediates in the reaction of ozone with aerosol particles. Nat. Chem. 3, 291–295. https://doi.org/10.1038/NCHEM.988

Sjostedt, S.J., Macdonald, A.M., Leaitch, W.R., Hayden, K., Li, S.-M., Liggio, J., Strawbridge, K., Wiebe, H.A., Vlasenko, A., Wentzell, J.J.B., Abbatt, J.P.D., Ahlm, L., Russell, L.M., Wang, D., 2011. Measurements of condensed phase organic material, volatile organic compounds (VOC) and oxidants at boreal and alpine sites at Whistler, BC. Abstr. Pap. Am. Chem. Soc. 242.

Wong, J.P.S., Lee, A.K.Y., Slowik, J.G., Cziczo, D.J., Leaitch, W.R., Macdonald, A., Abbatt, J.P.D., 2011. Oxidation of ambient biogenic secondary organic aerosol by hydroxyl radicals: Effects on cloud condensation nuclei activity. Geophys. Res. Lett. 38, L22805. https://doi.org/10.1029/2011GL049351